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In its five millennia of existence, China has experienced its fair share of upheaval & revolution and more than its fair share of innovation - the invention of paper, printing and the compass, to name a few, have had a massive impact on the development of the world.
Today China is an ancient culture reinvented; whilst some aspects of life remain as they have for thousands of years, especially in rural areas, many aspects are being embellished by the new, with state-of-the-art modernity endemic in every town and city. Because of this the rewards of travelling through China are endless whether you come looking for ancient heritage or contemporary culture.
From the biggest, most magnificent sights on everybody's bucket list - the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors to name a few, to languid pandas, vibrant mega-metropolises, serene landscapes and undiscovered corners, China is as diverse, complex and rich as a whole continent. Every province brings a new set of flavours to its cuisine and a new range of beliefs, philosophies and languages to its people – and all of it is ripe for exploration. The hardest bit is just deciding where to go first.
China offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?
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No trip to China would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.
The centre of China’s conservation efforts, set up to resemble the mountain and forest regions in north Sichuan.
China's most iconic sight, the Great Wall of China winds its way through the stark landscapes of north China for over 4,000 miles.
A complex of magnificent religious buildings set within the 267 hectares of the Temple of Heaven Park.
Perhaps the world's greatest archaeological site, a huge subterranean necropolis home to thousands of figures.
Enjoy a magical cruise lined with striking jagged karst peaks and lush, pastoral scenes.
Cruising the mighty Yangtze helps you to discover China's history, scenery and culture from a new perspective.
One of Shanghai's many busy highways, always full of trading ships, tourist boats and traditional sampans.
The Forbidden City boasts over 180 acres of exquisite and ornate traditional Chinese palatial architecture.
The vast expanse of Tiananmen Square covers over 100 acres making it one of the largest public squares in the world.
A wonderland of naturally formed stone bridges, narrow gorges and limestone formations.
UNESCO listed site home to thousands of Buddhist, Taoist and Confucianist idols across 70 sites.
The largest stone-carved and tallest pre modern statue in the world sitting peacefully over the confluence of three rivers.
Built in 1750 as a summertime playground for the royal family the Summer Palace is a masterpiece of traditional Chinese landscaping.
The Silk Road has long stirred the imagination with tales of camel caravans and swashbuckling adventurers.
Lhasa's principal landmark, the Potala Palace is the former winter residence of the Dalai Lama.
The Lama Temple, officially known as the Yonghe Temple, is the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet.
Renowned for its cascade of colourful pools and natural ponds that tumble down a beautiful valley.
A stunning peaks famous for it’s spectacular views, Buddhist history and unique biodiversity.
Covering over 300 kilometres, the towering karst pinnacles of the Stone Forest create a mysterious illusion of woodland.
Located under the gaze of its north face, on the Tibet side, the sweeping views of Everest and its massif are unsurpassed.
China's capital, home to many must-see sights, such as the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square and the gateway to the Great Wall.
The historic gateway to the Silk Road, today Xian is a modern city surrounded by the ancient city walls and famous for the Terracotta Warriors.
A gleaming modern city with towering skyscrapers, a vibrant nightlife and vast shopping malls frames the charming historical Bund district.
Known as the home of the giant panda and China's most laid back and charming city, Chengdu is also the gateway to China's west.
The beauty of the Guilin’s landscape, lazy rivers meandering amongst towering limestone peaks, has inspired poets and artists for centuries.
Chongqing forms a peninsula of city life, surrounded by mountain scenery. The gateway for Yangtze cruises and breathtaking Wulong Karst National Geology Park
Endowed with striking natural beauty, its dramatic pinnacles a distinctive feature of the Chinese landscape.
Nicknamed the ‘City of Eternal Spring’ Kunming and the gateway to the Shilin Stone Forest, Kunming basks in its wonderfully mild climate and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
China's tropical beach getaway, the balmy island of Hainan is a paradise of golden beaches, swaying palms and azure waters.
Winding its way through mountains, gorges and fertile plains, the Yangtze has played a pivotal role in the history, culture and economy of China.
The historic city of Pingyao, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, is most famous for its fabulously preserved ancient city wall.
Tibet’s capital sits in a stark valley ringed by towering snow-capped mountains. Despite modern development, Lhasa still retains that magical, mystical atmosphere.
All of our holidays in China are accompanied by a dedicated National Escort throughout. We task them with the responsibility to keep you safe, happy, inspired and entertained and they respond with Gusto! Guiding you through the intricacies and eccentricities of the Chinese way of doing things with expert ease.
I am optimistic, easy going and dedicated. I know China and I am excited to share my knowledge with you; you are part of my family when you come to China. To know more about the fast-developing country, China and its super long history and tradition, come and join us Wendy Wu Tours. I promise you will reach home culturally fully loaded and ready to go again.
George was exceptional in his care of us all, nothing was too much trouble, he genuinely cared that we were having a great holiday. His knowledge and that of the local guides at each province gave us great insight into the history of the location and various sightseeing spectacles we were there to see.Mr and Mrs Brown
"Happiness can be infectious". As a friendly, caring and easy-going guide I can ensure you will have a worry-free and most rewarding trip, with a knowledgeable, professional and light-hearted guide.
Our National Guide, Alice, was excellent and very caring and thoughtful for all the group. Our local guides were also very good and provided lots of information and were flexible to allow us enough time to see everything and even arrange extra trips.Mr Andrew Charles
From my passion and knowledge of my country, you will experience a cross-cultural charm, full of stories and laughter on tour with me. You will be left with great memories and knowledge of China.
The success of this tour was due largely to our wonderful National Escort, Amanda, who guided our small “family” throughout and made this trip a "holiday of a lifetime". If you have the opportunity, try to arrange for Amanda to be your Tour Manager!Mr Edward Ayling
This is an experience of a lifetime. If I am your guide, you will have my knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to make this an unforgettable journey.
Our tour guide Jason was brilliant & a credit to your company. He was funny, intelligent, informative, always available and would go the extra mile when neededMrs Carrick
Relax, enjoy and leave the rest to me. See the different, touch the culture and explore the beautiful, wonderful and real China with me. "Do what you love, and love what you do!" This is my slogan, and I am Tony Li, come and join the Wendy Wu Tours with me!
Our National Escort Tony we couldn't speak highly enough. He was very well conversant with the English language and very knowledgeable in the history of the great country of China. Tony catered to our every need which made our holiday stress free.Mrs Diane Foley
Awards are all well and good, but it's our customer feedback that means the most to us. We're proud that so many of our customers would be happy to recommend us to their friends and family - that's all the accolade we need.
Everything was brilliant from start to finish. The guide Hoffman was a real treasure. He was so calm and pleasant and he was so attentive to everyone’s needs. The trip itself was fantastic, showing everything I wanted to see and do in China.Jayde
The Wendy Wu team took care of us from the moment we arrived....our National Escort Jay went above and beyond the call of duty, nothing was too much trouble. Transport was 1st class and the sights were just breath taking. Our next trip will be with Wendy Wu without a doubt.Darren
We had a superb holiday. Gary, the National Escort, was super, friendly, funny and so welcoming, going way beyond what we would have expected. The food was excellent and the level of organisation was superb.Jeremy
The best times to visit China are in the Spring, which falls between April – May and then in the Autumn, which is between September – October. This is when the weather is much more comfortable for tourists to explore.
As our tour focuses on unique and authentic experiences restaurants are hand-picked to ensure quality and authentic traditional dishes. Vegetarians and vegans are well catered for as we make sure all dietary requirements are sent over to the guides prior to departure.
We grade our tours on level of activity and amount of walking involved, which can be found on the tour pages on the website and in our brochures, under ‘Physical Rating’. We grade the tours as follows:
The Great Wall of China stretches from Shanhaiguan on the Bohai Sea to Lop Lake in the Gobi Desert – around 4,000 miles. Most people visit the Great Wall from Beijing.
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