China, the 3rd largest country in the world spans over more than 5000 years of ancient history and civilization. It is a populous country of more than 1.4 billion citizens with majority living in the major cities as the mountains dominate over 70% of the landscape. It is also a place where modernity intertwined with tradition. With such a big area to discover and to get under the skin, it helps to have a well-planned itinerary and we pride ourselves on delivering an assortment of experiences throughout China.
Known for the Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an is an ancient city with a rich history. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Terracotta Army, explore the city walls, and immerse yourself in the Muslim Quarter. Datong is home to the awe-inspiring Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring ancient Buddhist cave temples adorned with intricate carvings. The Hanging Monastery, perched precariously on a cliffside, is another remarkable attraction worth visiting.
As the capital city of Inner Mongolia, Hohhot serves as a gateway to the region. Explore the Gegentala Grassland, where you can experience traditional Mongolian culture, enjoy horseback riding, and witness traditional performances. Explore the endless grasslands of Inner Mongolia, where you can witness vast landscapes dotted with herds of horses, sheep, and yurts. Experience the hospitality of local nomadic families, enjoy horse riding, and immerse yourself in Mongolian culture.
Given the massive size of China, different areas have varying climate though in general, spring (Mar-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov) is generally the best time to visit China with the exception of Tibet, which is closed to foreigners for about 2 months in spring.
Avoid traveling to China during the Golden Week and Chinese New Year period.
If you can get past the cold, winter can be a good time to visit, with lesser crowd and Tibet is actually a good destination to visit during winter.