SUBLIME CHINA DESTINATIONS
A good trip is only as good as its plan. When you book a trip to China, you’ll want to make sure you experience the best of the best, the right way — the sublime way. And that’s why here at Sublime China, we offer you the best of both worlds: custom tours tailor made just for you, and classic Sublime China tours that every traveler needs to add to the bucket list. Take a look below and book what beckons wanderlust. Cheers!
If you plan to visit China, it’s best to understand where it has been and how it became to be what it is today. China is one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations. With a history of 5,000 years, its bright incredible culture, history, and potential future have made it a world-renowned travel destination.
China, (中国; Zhōngguó), is located in eastern Asia on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, with an area of 9.6 million square kilometers. As one of the largest countries in the world with a population of over 1.357 billion people, it has about 6.5 percent of the globe’s total land mass. The capital city Beijing is not only the nation’s political center but also its beating heart in culture, science, education, transportation, and tourism.
In 221 B.C., emperor Qin Shihuang established China’s first centralized autocracy, afterwards, China has been through flourishing ages in dynasties such as the Han, Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties. The economy and society were relatively well developed in ancient China. The Four Great Inventions: The compass; gunpowder; papermaking; printing, are believed to be some of the greatest contributions China has given to the world, in addition to many distinguished thinkers, scientists, artists, and writers.
China is also generally recognized for remarkable achievements in mathematics, medical science, astronomy, agriculture, and architecture throughout world history. The Bourgeois Democratic Revolution led by Sun Yat-Sen in 1991 ended the rule of the Qing Dynasty and culminated in the establishment of the Republic of China.
The People’s Republic of China was founded on October 1, 1949. Today, China is implementing reform and opening-up policies, along with the socialist market economy, making it the second largest economic entity in the world.
China is an extremely large country with vast land and various ethnic groups. Han Nationality counts for 90% of the whole population and different minority groups are scattered throughout China. Its culture forms are quite diversified in different areas. Among China, Buddhism is the largest spread religion. Besides Islamism and Christianity, there are also well accepted by the people. Chinese Mandarin is seen as the legal language in China, but there are several dialects that are also spoken around the country, such as Cantonese and Wu Dialect, to just to name a few.
Chinese cuisine is heavily influenced by geography and ethnic diversity. It is generally known that there are Eight Cuisines in China: Anhui; Cantonese; Fujian; Hunan; Jiangsu; Shandong; Sichuan; and Zhejiang cuisine. Rice is the major food source and wheaten food can be found everywhere in China. The largest festival, the Spring Festival, marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year. It falls between mid-January and mid-February, a time when the Chinese honor ancestors and hold family reunions.
China has beautiful sceneries, with mountain ranges, highlands, plains, basins, and hills. The highlands and hill regions account for 65 percent of the country’s total land mass, and there are more than 2,000 lakes. China is a country with many World Heritages Sites, such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City and so on which are all seen as symbols of China. Ancient capitals in history, such as Luoyang, Xi’an and Beijing have many fabulous cultural relics. Additionally, spectacular natural sceneries in cities like Guilin, Tibet, Yunnan and Hangzhou are well known for their beautiful sceneries, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Popular China tours
- Jinshanling-Simatai Great Wall Hiking TourUSD110.00
- Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou-Huanglong 4 Days TourUSD972.00
- Splendid Guizhou: Guiyang-Kaili-Zhenyuan-Zhaoxing 8 DaysUSD760.00
- Beijing-Xian-Chengdu-Guilin-Shanghai-Hong Kong 16 DaysUSD2,512.00
- Shanghai-Yangtze River Cruise-Chongqing-Xian-Beijing 14 DaysUSD2,174.00
- Shanghai-Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou-Xian-Beijing 11 DaysUSD1,955.00
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