Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing introduces a unique way to experience the rich architectural marvels of Beijing with an insider’s tour of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. Just steps from the East Gate of the Summer Palace grounds lies Aman at Summer Palace – the ideal location from which to discover Beijing. Housed in(…)
Beijing, Jing for short, is the nation’s political, economic, cultural and educational center as well as China’s most important center for international trade and communications. One finds pockets of Old Beijing life not far from the multitudes of new developments springing up in this rapidly developing metropolis, giving Beijing a flavor that is distinctly its(…)
The trio Hongtudi – Luoping – Puzhehei is a treasure little known to Westerners. It offers a very wide range and exceptionally colorful landscapes. It is moreover a winter getaway (February and March is the best season to explore the area) in a country where travelers are accustomed to traveling during spring and summer.
From the imperial grandeur of the Summer Palace in Beijing to a quaint, picturesque village on the outskirts of Hangzhou – ‘The Palace and a Village’ offers two unique resorts from which to discover China’s natural beauty and historic wonders.
This journey is an extraordinary immersion through many unknown places in Yunnan, a province with a festival of colors with a vibrant atmosphere making it a paradise for photographers. Angles, lights and flowering seasons were studied while developing the itinerary to provide the best possible conditions for any photographer. A patchwork of oxidized land, fields of flowers, karsts peaks, lakes, waterfalls, rice terraces and improbable rock formations keep travellers enraptured as they travel though the regions.
8D Retracing the Ancient Tea & Horse Caravan Trail,
Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shaxi,
Yunnan Province, China
Beginning in the 10th century AD, a vibrant trade route linked China, India and Burma, crossing a landscape as diverse as the traders who followed it. As these traders stopped at outposts along their route, they exchanged not only commercial goods, but also cultural traditions. In southwest China’s Yunnan province, this route, which was called(…)
Designed especially for families with children, our 10D KungFu & Pandas tour includes daily activities that are varied and interesting, and tiring travel is kept to a minimum.
Beijing • Great Wall • Tiananmen Square • Forbidden City • Summer Palace • Longmen Grottoes • Shaolin Temple • Chengdu • Giant Panda Breeding Research Base • Shanghai • Children’s Palace The first stop on our adventure is China’s most famous landmark – the Great Wall. We travel to a quiet section of the(…)
Discover the Yunnan historical cities of Lijiang and Dali by bike. The spectacular landscapes that surround these cities are in a class of their own. The old towns found inside the cities, like the Ancient Dayan Town in Lijiang and the Dali Old City, will take you back in time.
The Silk Road is a great East to West trade route and vehicle for cross-culture exchange started in the second century BC. It was first traveled by the adventure of General Zhang Qian started the journey to the far West for the political contact with Yuezhi, a nomadic tribe, in 138 BC.
Moscow – Volgograd – Kara Kum – Khiva – Ashgabat – Merv – Bukhara – Samarkand – Tashkent – Almaty – Urumchi – Turpan – Dunhuang – Jiayuguan – Xian – Beijing Retracing one of the most important trading routes of ancient civilisation, this remarkable tour follows in the footsteps of such legendary figures as(…)