nicechinatour

Hi, my name is Bella. Travelling is my favorite. I have travelled most places in China and want to share my China travel experience with others here.

Travel to Aberdeen of Hong Kong

Aberdeen best China tours, is an area and town on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. Administratively, it is part of the Southern District. This town is named Aberdeen in memory of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1852-1855) and former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1841-1846). 'Aberdeen' can refer to the areas of Aberdeen (town), Wong Chuk Hang, Ap Lei Chau and Tin Wan, but it is more often used to refer to the town only. According to the Population Census conducted in 2011, the total population of Aberdeen area is approximately 80,000. (Population : 20033, Aberdeen town; 26260, Ap Lei Chau; 17426, Tin Wan; 16012, Wong Chuk Hang.)


Aberdeen Harbour Hong Kong tourist attractions is the harbour between Aberdeen (town) and Ap Lei Chau, and is one of the nine harbours in Hong Kong. It is well known for its view and is a popular tourist spot. During fishing moratorium and the typhoon weather, Aberdeen Typhoon Shelters are the parking spot for fishing vessels owned by local fishermen.


Aberdeen Centre Hong Kong sightseeing is a well-known private housing estate located in Aberdeen town, owned by Hutchison Whampoa Limited company. The twenty buildings (blocks), providing 2,788 private apartments, have been the accommodations where mainly Hong Kong middle-class families lived in for more than thirty years.


Aberdeen is famous to not only tourists but also Hong Kong locals for its floating village and floating seafood restaurants located in the Aberdeen Harbour. The Tanka people, who used to live on boats in the Aberdeen Harbour are generally associated with the fishing industry, and there are still several dozens of them living on boats in the harbour.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/30(火) 19:36:20|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:2

Best Victoria Peak China Guide

PEAK TOWER


The current Peak Tower best China tours was built originally in 1997 but a major refurbishment took place over a two year period during 2005/6 which included the internal structure being completely rebuilt, panoramic windows installed and a new viewing terrace being built on the roof. The refurbished Peak Tower reopened during November 2006.


The tower opens from 7am to midnight and admission is free but there is a charge to enter the rooftop Sky Terrace 428. which is Hong Kong's highest viewing platform standing 428-metres above sea level. The tower has six levels and a roof terrace. Make a China Rail Travel
The lowest level, podium 2 has souvenir shops. Podium 1 is the arrival level for the Peak Tram and has Peak Market, souvenir shops, Tang Dynasty Costume fashion and accessories shop, post office, Travelex foreign currency exchange, cafe and Madame Tussauds waxworks.


The Ground floor is the departure level for the Peak Tram and has shops including Adidas, Crocs, Sunglass Hut, BSX, Giordano, Hard Rock Cafe Shop, Pacific Coffee, watch and jewellery shops including Swatch and Swarovski, juice bar, gelato shop, and jewellers. Level 1 is home to Burger King and Pearl on the Peak restaurants. China travel guide for more details. From level 1 a set of vertigo inducing escalators lead up the open central core of the tower to level 2 where there are gift shops, TonyMoly fashions, Bank of China ATM, Japanese restaurant and Chinese restaurant which extends to level 3. On level 3 are photo shop, candy shop, Bubba Gump restaurant and Tien Yi Chinese Restaurant.


SKY TERRACE 428 - From Peak Tower level 3 escalators lead to the Sky Terrace 428 which is open 10am to 11pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 11pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Access is via turnstile for which there is a charge of HK$40 (half-price concessions for seniors and children). Payment can be made by Octopus Card or tickets can be purchased from the customer service desk on the ground floor or at the Lower Peak Tram Terminus. Visitors arriving by Peak Tram can purchase a combined ticket for the tram and Sky Terrace 428 which results is cheaper than purchasing separately. For more information see “Peak Tram”. Views from the terrace, which is 428-metres above sea level and the highest viewing deck in Hong Kong, on a clear day are stunning. Visitors can see along the length of Victoria Harbour, the northern urban areas and harbourside of Hong Kong Island, all Kowloon and parts of the New Territories. There are fixed binoculars for which there is a charge and there are usually professional photographers touting for business. Also on Sky Terrace 428 is the Sky Gallery, an outdoor exhibition of local artwork.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/30(火) 01:01:23|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:2

Best China Travel to Beautiful Hong Kong Disneyland

My family loves character meet-and-greets as much as any Disney fan best China tours, and we always make sure to schedule time to meet Mickey, Minnie, and the rest of the crew. Character meet-and-greets seem to be especially popular in Hong Kong Disneyland. They are so popular that everyone who arrives early to the park seems to stop for the first character they see. At rope drop, we saw lines already 50+ people deep for Mickey and Duffy in Main Street. We were sorely tempted to stop too, but we instead made a beeline for Fantasyland only to find it was completely empty. We had a chance to see Mickey at our character dining earlier that morning, and we were better able to use the time for rides before everyone else had delved deeper into the park. And we made sure to visit characters at other moments later in the day, when all the lines for everything were long.


Consider walking (if you are staying at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel)


We found the layout of Hong Kong Disneyland a bit odd, as the park entrance is located down a long promenade. make a Hangzhou Travel. As a result, you have to walk quite a bit to reach the park entrance. Guests from the two Disney hotels are dropped off by shuttles at one end of this promenade and walk past the Disneyland subway station and a large fountain before getting to the park. We thought this was strangely inefficient — to shuttle guests just to have them also walk 5-10 minutes to the actual entrance.


If you are staying at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, it may make sense for you to skip the shuttles, at least during the busiest times. You can instead walk to the park from the hotel. The walk is only about double the length of that long walk down the promenade from where the shuttles pick up and drop off. We found we could make it between the park and the hotel in about 12 minutes.


Note, however, that the Disney Hollywood Hotel is a much further walk. Read also Zhangjiajie Tour Package. Guests there need to be prepared to use the shuttles. And note that a brisk 12 minute walk probably won’t be a good choice for you unless your child is still in a stroller or old enough to walk long distances. It was too much for our 5 year old, so she rode on dad’s shoulders quite a bit. But this can be a great alternative for certain times when there are waits for the shuttles, such as at park closing.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/29(月) 01:25:56|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:3

China Tour Guide-Hong Kong

Hong Kong is located on China's south coast, 60 km (37 mi) east of Macau on the opposite side of the Pearl River Delta. It is surrounded by the South China Sea on the east, south, and west, and borders the Guangdong city of Shenzhen to the north over the Shenzhen River. Best of best of China tours.The territory's 1,104 km2 (426 sq mi) area consists of Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories, and over 200 offshore islands, of which the largest is Lantau Island. Of the total area, 1,054 km2 (407 sq mi) is land and 50 km2 (19 sq mi) is inland water. Hong Kong claims territorial waters to a distance of 3 nautical miles (5.6 km). Its land area makes Hong Kong the 179th largest inhabited territory in the world.


As much of Hong Kong's terrain is hilly to mountainous with steep slopes, less than 25% of the territory's landmass is developed, and about 40% of the remaining land area is reserved as country parks and nature reserves.Most of the territory's urban development exists on Kowloon peninsula, along the northern edge of Hong Kong Island, and in scattered settlements throughout the New Territories.The highest elevation in the territory is at Tai Mo Shan, 957 metres (3,140 ft) above sea level. Read also Yunnan Tours. Hong Kong's long and irregular coast provides it with many bays, rivers and beaches. On 18 September 2011, UNESCO listed the Hong Kong National Geopark as part of its Global Geoparks Network. Hong Kong Geopark is made up of eight Geo-Areas distributed across the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region and Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region.


Despite Hong Kong's reputation of being intensely urbanised, the territory has tried to promote a green environment, and recent growing public concern has prompted the severe restriction of further land reclamation from Victoria Harbour.Awareness of the environment is growing as Hong Kong suffers from increasing pollution compounded by its geography and tall buildings. Approximately 80% of the city's smog originates from other parts of the Pearl River Delta.


Though it is situated just south of the Tropic of Cancer, Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate (K?ppen Cwa). Summer is hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms, and warm air coming from the southwest. Summer is when typhoons are most likely, sometimes resulting in flooding or landslides. More details at China tour guide. Winters are mild and usually start sunny, becoming cloudier towards February; the occasional cold front brings strong, cooling winds from the north. The most temperate seasons are spring, which can be changeable, and autumn, which is generally sunny and dry.Hong Kong averages 1,948 hours of sunshine per year, while the highest and lowest ever recorded temperatures at the Hong Kong Observatory are 36.1 and 0.0 °C (97.0 and 32.0 °F), respectively.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/24(水) 22:55:07|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

China Impression: Qiandao Lake Zhejiang Province

Famous for the elegant mountains over its banks and clear waters, Thousand Islets Lake, best of China tours, is a national scenic spot with proficient water supply and pleasing scenery. Waving among this lake, the first-level water and clean, fresh will refresh the visitors bodies and souls. With 81% of the area covered in forests, the water area looks like crystal shining among them. It lies in Chun'an County, about 150 km (93 miles) west of Hangzhou City and is 140 km (87 miles) southeast of Mt. Huang.



History and Culture

Qian Dao Hu (Thousand Islets Lake) is a young lake. It is an artificial lake formed as the result of being a reservoir for constructing Xin'an River Waterpower Plant in 1959. Hangzhou tour packages for more details. It is a crystal pure lake covering an area of (143, 321 acres), it has a storage capacity of 17.8 billion cubic meters. The average depth of water is 34 meters (112 feet) and the visibility in the water can be reached to 7-9 meters (23-30 feet). According to the national water evaluation standard, the water, which can be drunk directly from the lake, is top ranking.


Formed in 1959 as a result of the construction of New Anjiang Hydroelectric Power Station, It is a beautiful lake with 1078 islets showing different views in different seasons. It is a rich lake abounding with fish and surrounded by trees, tea, mulberry (the food of the silkworm) and other fruit trees. Qian Dao Lake is also a delightful lake with many activities including enjoying the natural scenery and local culture, observing wild animals and taking part in many exciting activities.



Qian Dao Hu is a lake of historical interest. Read also Nanning travel guide. It was the home several great people. The most famous ones were Chen Shuozhen - the first Empress in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Fang La - a famous peasant revolutionary in the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), and Sun Quan - the King of Wu during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-265 BC). Some of their offspring still live there. One may drop a visit in their houses and listen to the moving stories of their ancestors.



Central Lake District

In the middle of the lake, an islet in the shape of a plant blossom is famed for its beautiful natural scenery and perfect environment and also regarded as the best place to view the surrounding landscape. Here, one can also see many wild animals such as swans, mandarin ducks, mandarins, and bitterns. Those who have rich interest in wild animals can continue to appreciate the animal show or go to feed ostriches in Ostrich Islet and take photos with them, even ride on an ostrich's back if they're brave enough. In addition, various traditional activities are offered there. Different seasons have different activities: Muju (local drama) in the spring, Dragon Lantern show in the fall, Tiao Zhu Ma (local dancing party) in the summer may be visitors' favorites.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/23(火) 22:35:05|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:1

Detian WaterFall Guangxi China Guide

13.

The waterfall best of China tours, drops 30 m (98 ft). It is separated into three falls by rocks and trees, and the thundering effect of the water hitting the cliffs can be heard from afar.


It is currently the 4th largest waterfall along a national border, after Iguazu Falls, Victoria Falls, and Niagara Falls and was one of the crossing points for China's army during the brief Sino-Vietnamese War. Read also Zhangjiajie Tours. Nearby there is the Tongling Gorge accessible only through a cavern from an adjoining gorge. Rediscovered only recently, it has many species of endemic plants, found only in the gorge, and in the past was used as a hideout by local bandits, whose treasure is occasionally still found in the cliff-side caves.


A road running along the top of the falls leads to a stone marker that demarcates the border between China and Vietnam in French and Chinese. Modern disputes arose as there are discrepancies as to the correlating legal documents on border demarcation and the placement of markers between the French and Qing administrations in the 19th century.



Disputes regarding the border demarcation at this location were settled in 1999 Viet Nam-China Treaty on Land Borderline. Additional talks were held as late as 2009 to clarify the treaty.However, there are controversies regarding the border demarcation around the Falls. One faction[who?] holds that the entirety of these falls belongs to Vietnam, and that the stone tablet had been moved there some time during or after the brief Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979. Read Nanning travel guide for more information. Also, these falls were not documented in any Chinese texts until recently.To the southeast, the land dispute also along the Sino-Vietnamese border also includes Nam Quan Gate (?i Nam Quan) which the Vietnamese claimed as well. Historically,Nam Quan Gate served as the border maker and entry point to Vietnam between Vietnam & China (hence there's also a Vietnamese historical saying,that Vietnam stretched from Cape Cà Mau to ?i Nam Quan).


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/22(月) 22:52:37|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

Travel to Zhangjiajie Changsha

Dining: Generally speaking, food in Zhangjiajie, best of China tours, is characterized by Xiang cuisine, one of China's famed eight cuisines. Most of the dishes are very hot and spicy, sometimes using liquor as an ingredient. The most famous part of this cooking style is the Tujia dishes because of their rich national characteristics, particular materials and unique flavors.


Shopping: As a mountainous city, Zhangjiajie boasts many of local products grown on the mountain, such as kiwi fruit, Qingyan green tea, lobster flower-scented green tea, pine mushrooms and wild arrowroot starch.


Nightlife: Zhangjiajie nightlife is different from the nightlife of big cities. It is colorful too in different local flavor. At night, the streets of Zhangjiajie are full of vendors selling barbecue and local snacks. Zhangjiajie Tour Package for more details. Zhangjiajie has bars, foot massages, karaoke, bars, dance halls and so on. Then you must have no idea of many folk customs are so attractive.


Transportation: As a newly-rising tourist city, the transportation of Zhangjiajie has been developing dramatically to form crisscrossing road net work with highways, railway and airlines.


Hotel: As a new-rising tourist city, the hotels in Zhangjiajie developed. travel to China to explore. The most recommended are Tianzi Grand Hotel, Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie International Hotel, Hunan Pipaxi Hotel, Zhangjiajie.


Travel in China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/22(月) 00:08:36|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

Best China Travel to Beautiful Hangzhou

Hangzhou in China, best of China tours, the capital of Zhejiang province, is one of the most important industrial centers in China. It has an area of 16,596 square km, and a population of 5.82million. Hangzhou is one of the China's oldest cities, as it was the capital of the states of Wu and Yue during the Spring and Autumn period (722-481 BC), and the capital of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 AD).


Hangzhou City is bounded to the south by the Qiantang River and to the west by hills. The land surface descends from south-west to northeast. The northeastern part, including the urban area is flat. Read Lhasa travel packages to learn something about Lhasa. It has a subtropical monsoon climate with an annual average temperature of 16.3C,and 250 frost-free days. Annual rainfall averages 1,500 millimeters. Hangzhou in China is rich in mineral deposits. Up to now 34 kinds ores have been discovered, most of which are nonmetallic ores.



Hangzhou is one of China's major textile industry centers, and the largest producer of gunnysacks in China. Furthermore it is noted for its silk, paper, wireless communication equipment, food processing, and handcraft, Steel, chemical products, machinery, rubber, construction materials, and electronic equipment are also produced here. Read
China tour guide for more Hangzhou details. Now the Hangzhou High-Technical Development Zone and the Qiantang River Investment Zone are being established. The chief farm products include rice, wheat, cotton, silkworm cocoons, tea, and freshwater fish.


With good rail water, air, and road transportation facilities, Hangzhou is a junction of inter-country links.


Hangzhou is one of China's big tourist attractions with famous scenic spots. It has many historical relics Hangzhou Tourist Spots, including West Lake, and the scenic area near the Fuchun River and the Xinan River. The special local-made products are silk, Xihu silk umbrellas, color-glazed porcelain, Longjing tea, and white chrysanthemum.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/20(土) 00:33:45|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

Best Travel to Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

The unique culture and long history makes Lhasa in Tibet a shining pearl on the snow-covered plateau. travel to Kaifeng to learn something about acient China. Being the Tibetan center of Buddhism throughout the centuries, Lhasa boasts row upon row of magnificent Buddhist buildings, including the well-known Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Ganden Monastery.


Jokhang Temple

Located in the center of old Lhasa city, Jokhang Temple, best of China tours, is the prime seat of the Gelugpa (Yellow) Branch of Tibetan Buddhism. Originally built in 647, the site of the temple was carefully chosen by the Tang (618-907) Princess Wen Cheng, the wife of the King Songtsan Gampo. She built the temple to counteract evil forces. "Jokhang" means "the House of Buddha". The craftsmen from Tibet, other parts in China and Nepal built it together and so it features different architectural styles.


Jokhang Temple is a four-storey building complex. Read also Hong Kong tour packages. Its architectural style is a combination of the Tang Dynasty, Tibet and Nepal. Every year, a large number of prostrating Tibetan pilgrims and tourists at home and abroad go there pray or visit. The annual Great Prayer Festival, the ceremonies of initiation for the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama are also held in the temple.


Chinese name of this temple: Da Zhao Si


How to get there: visitors can walk, take three-wheeler or taxi to the downtown center in Lhasa.


Travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/18(木) 23:58:30|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

Nanning China Travel Impression

At 2010 census, the total population of Nanning was 6,611,600, among which 2,875,220 were urban residents (after the adjustment of administrative divisions) and 2,480,340 in the built up area made of 5 out of 6 urban districts. travel to China to Nanning is a city in which Zhuang ethnic group live in compact communities, and also the only city in all the autonomous regions of China with open coastal areas. Thirty-five ethnic groups live in compact communities in Nanning, including people of Zhuang, Han, Yao, Hui, Miao, Dong, and Man minorities.


Nanning is the center of science and technology, education, culture and health in Guangxi Province. There are altogether 54 scientific research institutes subordinate to districts. 10 colleges and 50 trade schools are training specialised personnel of all kinds. Now there are 62 mass cultural organizations, 13 performing groups, 8 cinemas, 285 projecting units, over 70 karaoke halls and over 1000 newsstands. Read also Hong Kong tour packages. Bookshops and cultural markets can be found everywhere.


Nanning has not only local cuisine but also food from other areas of China and abroad. Traditional food culture can be found around most streets of Nanning. Nanning food shares the style of Cantonese food and of Southeast Asia. Chinese cuisine including Guangdong, Szechuan, Hunan and Jiangsu as well as Japanese, Thai and Western cuisines can be found.


Rice noodles are very popular among the Nanning people. Read Hangzhou tour packages to learn something about Hangzhou. Laoyou rice noodles are the most famous, while other noodle dishes such as Guilin rice noodles and hand made noodles can be found.


Nanning is close to scenic Guilin, with its world famous hillscape, northern and western Guangxi and its minority villages, and the border with Vietnam in the south.


Tourist attractions in Nanning include Guangxi Museum, People's Park (White Dragon Park) with the Zhenning Fort, Mount Qingxiu, Guangxi Medicinal Herb Botanical Garden,and Yangmei Ancient Town.


Travel to China do not miss the Yangtze River cruises.

  1. 2014/12/17(水) 18:58:02|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0

China Travel Guide, Lijiang Old Town

Lijiang Old Town, best of China tours, is located in the county seat of Lijiang. Built in the late Song and early Yuan dynasty, it has a history of 800 years. The ancient city is well preserved, and in 1997 it was included in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage sites.


With the famous Square Street at its core, roads here are mostly paved with stone boards. The twists and turns of small lanes, narrow cobbled streets and the gurgling canal all help create a place where you can lose all your worldly worries.

Lijiang Old Town


Square Street was the site of a major bazaar for local residents to visit the market and stock up on necessities such as meat, vegetables, oil and herbal medicine. More information at Yunnan Tours. Now visitors will come across some interesting ethnic products and sometimes unusual antiques.


Many traditional Naxi houses, made of adobe bricks and wood, have typical Naxi architecture style with a pleasant courtyard. These are also the structures that withstood a major earthquake in 1992 in Yunnan province. Their durability made Chinese architects rethink the value of traditional homes.


An important feature of Lijiang is the numerous streams and brooks crisscrossing the houses. For more details pls read China travel guide. It is an ingenious approach developed in ancient times by local people to make them close to water and keep it clean. The water still keep running today, everytime you walk on the paddle-paved road, a stream is running beside you. The people here are mainly from the Naxi ethnic group and you can still see many older women dressed in their traditional attire. In times past, Naxi women did all the hard work while men were free to indulge in more sophisticated pursuits, such as poetry and music.


Lijiang is elected as one of the laziest cities in China in 2004. Life here couldn't be more comfortable. There is an upside to Lijiang being a tourist attraction. A late breakfast in one of the many up-scale cafes fits the slow, lazy pace of life. The pizzas, pancakes and coffee are up to standard, refined over the years through tips from overseas travelers.


Travel to China,do not miss the Yangtze River cruises

  1. 2014/12/15(月) 23:06:55|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:1

Travel to Holy Potala Palace in Lhasa

Perched atop Red Mountain in the western part of the Lhasa Valley, the Potala Palace, best,looms over its surroundings at a staggering 3,700 meters above sea level (Mt. Fuji stands 3,776 meters tall). Travel China to learn more about Tibet. The palace is easily the most imposing manmade structure in the world at this elevation: a colossal fortress with a golden roof rising from a mountain top, surrounded by imposing turreted walls and entered via a number of gates. The majestic building unsurprisingly became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.


Yet few seem able to agree about its origins. Some have suggested that politics drove its creation. travel in chinese, Tibet is a must to see. They assert that the Tibetan Empire’s founder Songtsän Gampo – born sometime between the mid-sixth century and early seventh century CE – erected the fortress to solidify his political power. Others believe Gampo constructed it to woo a Tang Dynasty princess. Its name is thought to be derived from Mt. Potala, the mythical alpine dwelling place of Avalokitesvara, the bodhisattva of compassion, in southern India.


But it’s not merely the abode of some figurehead. Historically, the palace has served not only as Tibet’s political nerve center, but also as its spiritual heart. Tradition holds that Lhasa’s three main hills – Chokpori, Pongwari and Marpori – are the symbolic “Three Protectors of Tibet.” Potala rests on top of Marpori, believed to represent Avalokitesvara. Locals have also traditionally believed other divine beings call the palace home.


traveling in china will be much fun.

  1. 2014/12/09(火) 23:40:11|
  2. Category: None
  3. | 引用:0
  4. | 留言:0