Great Wall of China under sunshine, is the largest man-made project in the world spanning over 20,000 km
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Breathtaking Culture that will Awaken Your Soul

China Vacations

A Destination Beyond Ancient History

China, an East Asian country, offers globetrotters an unmatched experience of the best of both worlds — ancient heritage and modern marvels. From the Great Wall of China to the bustling metropolises, a vacation in China gives you the best sides of the two worlds. That's not all. China is beyond ancient heritage and skyscrapers. There are serene landscapes and rugged mountains, which are captivating and awe-inspiring. Plus, the pristine beaches make you feel relaxed and happy. If you want to enjoy the best of both worlds, China is the destination you must visit.

When China is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is its vibrant ancient culture. There are only a few countries with such rich cultural and civilizational history. The Great Wall of China, an architectural marvel spread across thousands of kilometres, reflects China's ancient heritage. When in China, you must visit this monumental architectural marvel, perhaps one of the most iconic man-made structures in the world. The Terra Cotta Warriors is another architectural wonder, which is an underground tomb filled with 8,000 statues of ancient Chinese warriors dating back to 221 B.C. Apart from these, China is home to stunning Buddhist monasteries and temples. In short, China is a treasure trove of ancient culture.

China boasts a thriving urban scene. Places like Beijing and Shanghai blend modern architecture with ancient culture. Both are global bustling cities with towering skyscrapers, vibrant nightlife, and high-end shopping activities. You will be awestruck by the skyline views and modern amenities.

Want to escape to a remote place to experience tranquillity? Well, China doesn't disappoint when it comes to natural beauty. The countryside has stunning mountain peaks with winding rivers, a perfect place to experience tranquillity amidst Mother Nature.

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Handcrafted Journeys to our Most Popular Places in China.

Beijing City aerial view featuring the Beijing National Arena, also known as The Bird's Nest, built for the 2008 Olympic arena
river with bridge and pagoda in background
The red and white Potala Palace, is built on Red Mountain in the centre of Lhasa Valley and is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama
Shanghai skyline in blue sky at sunset
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Terra-cotta army soilders, part of an elaborate mausoleum created to accompany the first emperor of China into the afterlife
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China ancient city gate tower at sunset
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A Place with Innumerable Travel Activities

Imperial palaces, stunning skyline, unique culinary delights, skiing resorts, and adventure sports — you name it, China has it. China's identity goes beyond its natural beauty and historical sites. Its cultural heritage is rich and diverse, encompassing art, music, dance, and calligraphy.

Yuyuan garden at night, traditional shopping area in Shanghai, China

The Culture

China is an exciting blend of ancient and modern, with ancient structures surrounded by gleaming skyscrapers. The Chinese embrace modernity, but they honour their tradition too. Their tradition or custom includes a strong sense of family values, deep respect for hierarchy, and pride in their language. You will sense all these when you are in China.

In Chinese society, formalities and etiquette are important. When greeting, Chinese generally bow slightly or nod politely. Avoid hugs or kisses as they can discomfort people. And another important tip is to never point at people. This gesture is considered hostile and extremely rude.

There are seven major groups of dialects spoken in China. Mandarin dialect is widely spoken by Chinese people, which accounts for 71.5% of the population. The Chinese people do not favour the English language, so brush up on your Mandarin skills before you plan a trip to China. Learn a few basic words like Ni Hao and Xiexie, which are hello and thank you in English.

Religion in China is for a few. China is officially an atheist country, though it allows the practice of selected religions like Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism, and Protestantism. Practicing religions other than these are illegal. Therefore, when in China, make sure you respect their religious beliefs and traditions. Otherwise, you may land in big trouble.

Traditional dressing in China is diverse and reflects its rich cultural heritage. Depending on the specific areas of China, the dressing style varies. Some of the common traditional dressings include Hanfu and Tangzhuang. Get a taste of their local dressing style by trying these outfits.

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