Learn More About China Tours
Vast and varied, China is the world's most populated country. One of the best ways to see and experience its bustling cities and revered landmarks is on a tour. That way, you can enjoy sightseeing with the help of a knowledgeable tour director who speaks the local language and who can answer all of your questions.<br> <br> China vacations typically include overnights in Beijing, the heart and soul of China. Sightseeing highlights in this capital city include Tiananmen Square, the Museum of Chinese History, the Peking Opera House and the Beijing Zoo. From Beijing, it is common to take a day trip to the incredible Great Wall of China.<br> <br> Xi'an is an archeological treasure-trove in central China, where visitors marvel at the Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang and its 7,000 life-size terra-cotta warriors. Xi'an's city wall and moat date back to 1370, one of the last great city ramparts still standing in China. Guilin is a popular destination on any China tour because visitors enjoy a cruise on the tranquil Li River; it is a mystical, magical waterway, with rice paddies, fishermen on bamboo rafts and water buffalo grazing on the river.<br> <br> Finally, Shanghai is a shopper's paradise, with Nanjing Road, China's premier shopping street. Extending for miles, it's a fascinating mix of colonial architecture, ultra-modern department stores and a new pedestrian mall - plenty of opportunities to pick up souvenirs to bring back home to remind you of your wonderful China vacation.