Li River, Guilin

Top 5 things to do in Guilin

Combine the Guilin scenery with spending time on a Li River Cruise, watch how the local fishermen use cormorants to help them, and visit the famous Longji rice terrace. There is a saying to describe the beauty of Guilin “Gulin scenery is the best in it’s world – 桂林山水甲天下”

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Top 5 places to visit in China during September

September is one of the best months to visit China. The intense summer heat begins to lessen marking the beginning of the autumn season. September is when you see many different colours, some plants turning red, and some turning yellow. It is also the time when school summer holidays end and the popular tourist destinations become less crowded with local visitors.

Here are top 5 places to visit in September in China.

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Where to see Giant Pandas in China?

The Giant Pandas have long been loved by people around the world, and are known to be China’s national treasure and an endangered species. They are used as the logo of the Word Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) which works on wilderness preservation and is the largest conservation organisation in the world. The success in Giant Panda conservation in China has caused the reclassification in 2016 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) from “endangered” species to “vulnerable” species.

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The World’s Fastest Train

China has one of the biggest and busiest rail networks in the world, with trains linking almost every town and city and has built some of the fastest trains in the world.  The Shanghai Maglev (magnetic levitation technology) is the fastest commercial, high-speed electric train in the world with a maximum operational speed of 431km/h and average speed of 267kmph. The Maglev started in April 2004 and was designed to connect Shanghai Pudong International Airport and the outskirts of central Pudong, where passengers can interchange to other forms of transport to continue their journey.

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Top Attractions To See In Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan, is renowned for its spectacular natural beauty. The unique sandstone pillars and landscape inspired the graphic design for the Hollywood film Avatar. The park is one of the most fascinating landscapes in the world with an area stretching over more than 3600 square kilometres. There are more than 3,100 gigantic quartzite sandstone pillars reaching to the clouds, with pastoral streams below flowing to the verdant forests spread throughout the park. It is home to many rare species of trees, birds and animals and has been listed as a UNESCO Global Geopark.

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