48 hours in Chengdu

Remarkable and unique, Chengdu is the relaxed and cheery capital of Sichuan Province and the gateway to China’s western hinterlands. Surrounded by dramatic mountains, bamboo forests and fertile valleys, the city is famous for incredible … Continue reading 48 hours in Chengdu

China’s Lucky 8

1 | The Great Wall Just outside Beijing, don’t miss China’s greatest icon, the magnificent Great Wall, which snakes its way along the verdant hilltops for over 5,000 km. Construction of the wall began as early … Continue reading China’s Lucky 8

48 hours in Beijing

Day 1 MORNING Start the morning with a visit to the beautiful lakeside Summer Palace, described as the ‘masterpiece of Chinese garden landscape design’. Wander through the gardens and around the man-made lake, over arched … Continue reading 48 hours in Beijing