May Day Holiday Special - 5 Great Places To Go For A 3 Day Trip

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     BEIJING - Find the "lost" tracks

Thinking about a hiking vocation? Beijing is blessed to offer a variety of hiking tours in the city’s surrounding areas. It’s a perfect opportunity to find those “lost” tracks as over 2000 years of history is bundled in these routes. You may track on the Great Wall, one of the world’s most magnificent wonders, in the ancient villages and around the ancient tombs and temples. Finding a local or a travel agency will be a good idea to lead you to these tracks.




     Xi'An - Walk through the time tunnel

Xi'An, located in the central-northwest of  China, is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization. It served as China's capital for the most dynasties (most notably for Han and Tang). The city has won a world reputation for its famous Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of the Qin Dynasty. By travelling to the eastern terminal of the Silk Road, you may explore many historical sites, magnificent ancient buildings and religious monuments in Xi'An.




     CHENGDU - Light up your tongue

Do you like spicy food? If you answer yes, then Chengdu will be the right place for you. Of the eight major schools of China's culinary art, Sichuan cuisine (Chuan Cai), originated from Sichuan Province, is perhaps the most popular. It now has a international reputation for being spicy and flavorful. The making the dish involves a variety of flavors and different methods of cooking, featuring the taste of hot, sweet, sour, salty or tongue-numbing.




     XIAMEN - Wander around a land that time forgot

Xiamen has become one of the most popular destinations for Chinese because of the "Gu Lang Yu Island". Wandering on the sand, walking through paths surrounded by old villas, finding something very unique in one of the local shops or spending an afternoon with a cup tea in a quiet teahouse... Some say it's heaven, while others say it's only a tale...




     WATER TOWN - Sail on the "Venice of the East"

China's water towns, often referred as "Venice of the East", is a perfect destination if you want to get away from the noisy cities. It's famous for its ancient buildings, canals and bridges and most importantly, the ways of living in these towns haven't changed much in centuries. Visitors can have a glimpse into Chin's ancient past while these towns stood still. It's also a perfect place providing endless photo opportunities for photography lovers.




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