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China Family - Land of the Dragon Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Travel to China on a family trip from Beijing to Hong Kong
Take the family on a memorable adventure through China to see all sides of this colourful, cultural and naturally beautiful nation. The perfect blending of the familiar and the novel, marvel at the incredible Great Wall of China and Terracotta Warriors, get lost in the quiet beauty of Leshan and Yangshuo and be dazzled by the colourful markets and nightlife of the big cities. Boasting some of the grandest urban metropolises, friendliest people and most delicious cuisine in the world, China is an ideal destination for the whole family.
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Beijing has a long and colourful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.
Pull on some comfy shoes and make tracks for the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. As historically significant as it is visually striking, this experience is often said to be one of the most memorable of the trip. After an exhausting day hiking along the longest of the world’s wonders, jump on a sleeper train bound for Xi’an.
As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.
The world-renowned panda research centre in Chengdu is home to both giant and red pandas - learn about the conservation efforts being made to save these increasingly threatened creatures. Home to the world's largest outdoor Buddha, which took 90 years to carve, Leshan is a small city situated at the confluence of three rivers.
The world-renowned panda research centre in Chengdu is home to both giant and red pandas - learn about the conservation efforts being made to save these increasingly threatened creatures.
With karst peaks looming and the Li River gently running alongside, Yangshuo's scenery is glorious and its town is a great place to relax and explore China's countryside.
A British colony until 1997, Hong Kong's cityscape is spectacular and its modern fast-paced life is only minutes from picturesque islands and beaches.
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