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.
Traveling to Shanghai and its surrounding areas provides a captivating experience that blends modernity with traditional Chinese culture. Shanghai is a dynamic metropolis known for its stunning skyline, historical landmarks, vibrant shopping districts, and diverse culinary scene. Explore the traditional charm of Shanghai in the Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden dating back to the Ming Dynasty.
Located near Shanghai, Hangzhou offers scenic beauty with its famed West Lake, surrounded by lush hills and temples. Take a leisurely boat ride, explore the historic Lingyin Temple, and enjoy the famous Longjing tea.
Known as the “Venice of the East,” Suzhou is famous for its classical Chinese gardens, silk production, and traditional water towns. Visit the Humble Administrator’s Garden, Lingering Garden, and take a boat ride on the canals to admire the picturesque scenery.
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.