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Posted by Admin | Travel | Tuesday 24 July 2012 3:46 am

China is a vast country with a huge number of tour companies and independent tour guides. It’s important to pick somebody that’s knowledgeable of their area, is trustworthy, and for most tourists, it’s important to pick somebody affordable. Ask the tour guide how long they will work in a day. It isn’t uncommon for the tourist to forget that the tour guide also has a life to live. If you expect them to be with you all day, you better be sure that they have agreed to that.

Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong, is one of the largest and most prosperous cities in southern China. Situated between the Baiyun Hill in the north and the Zhujiang (Pearl River) Delta Plain in the south. The city is 125 kilometers northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River. As a tourist spot, China offers a limitless variety of spectacular scenery and historical wonders. Generally May, September and October are ideal for touring anywhere in the country. During June to August, travelers often visit central and northern China, as rainfall is likely to occur in southern China during this time.

The terracotta army of Xian, Buddhist caves, temples of Tibet, Great Wall of China, the ancient places of Beijing and Shanghai are some of the most popular attractions in China. There are over 13000 travel agencies offering adventure tours in mountains and rivers in the different provinces of China. If you are looking for Chinese Kong fu excursions, Shaolin, the legendary name always comes into your mind first. Shaolin temple in Dengfeng, Henan province is considered as the origin of Chinese martial art, Kong fu and the Zen Buddhism movement.

If your tour starts from Xian heading for Urumqi and Kashgar, you will see the gradual transition from Buddhist culture to Islamic culture. Urgur people are known for their hospitality and they are always quick to invite you into their home and serve you homemade food, and the fresh local fruits. Nearly every Urgur people can sing and dance. Dancing is an integral part of every Urgur people life. Urgur people sing and dance for nearly every event: weddings, funerals, gatherings, and just for fun.