China Panda Bear Chengdu Tours

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China Giant pandas are known as the living fossils and the national treasures. They are black and white bears that live in temperate-zone bamboo forests in central China. Among the best recognized but rarest animals in the world, they have come to symbolize endangered species and conservation efforts.

Giant pandas live in a few mountain ranges in central China’s Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces. Among them, Chengdu Sichuan is hot as the hometown of China panda, with several important panda bear center built there and many visitors tours in Chengdu to view the cute panda every year.

There are three panda bear center in Chengdu sichuan that visitors can view the panda: Bifengxia Giant Panda Base, Fengtongzhai Giant Panda Base & Chengdu Giant Panda Base. Fengtongzhai panda research center is the first place that people discover panda. while the bifengxia panda center is more popular place to view the panda; and the Chengdu panda research center the nearest and easy available one. Custom a Panda  sichuan tours with China Fact Tours to view the cute pandas.

giant panda, sichuan chengdu tours

giant panda, sichuan chengdu tours

A giant panda is bear-like in shape. It has black fur on ears, eye patches, muzzle, legs, and shoulders. The rest of the animal’s coat is white. Although scientists do not know why these unusual bears are black and white, some speculate that the bold coloring provides effective camouflage into their shade-dappled snowy and rocky surroundings.

A wild giant panda’s diet is almost exclusively (99 percent) bamboo. The balance consists of other grasses and occasional small rodents or musk deer fawns. In zoos, giant pandas eat bamboo, sugar cane, rice gruel, a special high-fiber biscuit, carrots, apples, and sweet potatoes.

How to Enjoy Sichuan Highlights on Your China Tours

Sichuan, a province in south western China, is renovated for the hometown of giant panda, also long regarded as the “Heaven of Abundance”. It distinguished itself by its spicy cuisines, hot pot, panda bears, tea houses, Qiang ethnic culture, Bian Lian (face-changing), mahjong and pretty Chengdu girls…So tours to Sichuan China could not miss the following things and activities:

Take a close look at universally loved giant panda

The giant panda is the rarest member of the bear family and in Chengdu breeding & researching base, take a close look at the panda’s living environment or enter the panda day care center, to play or embrace the cute baby panda!

Gaze open-mouthed in Fairyland – Jiuzhaigou

There is limited word to describe the beauty of Jiuzhaigou valley; walking around the area, to view the large number of lake groups, waterfalls and rich variety of endangered plants and fauna, many travelers along side says  “vow” with their walking, or just taking photos all the way. Believe me, it offers the most beautiful and inspiring scenery on earth.

Jiuzhaigou valley, sichuan tours

Jiuzhaigou valley, sichuan tours

Wander around Huanglong

Great Mountain fairyland, Huanglong features unrivalled emerald lakes, layered waterfalls, colorful forests, snow peaks and Tibetan folk villages which blend harmoniously into the mountains and sparkle like jewels.

Taste the Spicy Sichuan Food

Sichuan cuisine and snack are spicy, emphasizing the use of chili, red hot peppers and garlic. Typical items are hot pot, Kung Pao Chicken, Mapo Dofu and so on. Travel to Chengdu to enjoy the famous Sichuan food, is the must-do activities for most travelers.

Enjoy the Leisure time at Tea House with Local People

Spend a day in Chengdu teahouse to experience the leisure atmosphere there, enjoy the authentic tea house culture and if you lucky enough watch the amazing show like face-changing from Sichuan Opera. Locals tend playing mahjong, get-together or conduct business in tea house. On your tours in Sichuan, just do as locals do in tea house.

Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan tours

Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan tours

The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71m-high stone-caved Buddha sits in a cliff overlooking the confluence of Min, Dadu and Qingyi River. A local saying goes: “The Mountain is a Buddha, and the Buddha is a mountain”. The magnificent Buddha built about 1300 years ago, in the wish to protect passing boats and calm down the rough river currents. See how grand it is!

Hike the Mountain Emei

Mt. Emei is the Mecca of the trekking enthusiasts. The mountain is only 7 km from Emeishan City and 37km from Leshan City, and is one of the four famous Buddhism Mountains in China. The mountain is famed for the ancient grand temples, monkey reserves, and the natural wonders: sunrise, sea of clouds, Buddhist lights and sacred lamp…Along the way ascent the mountain, there are great scenery along the way.

Experience the legend Shambhala at Daocheng Yading

Located in the southwest border of Sichuan at an average elevation of 3800m, Daocheng is higher in north and west and lower in south and east. Winding and majestic mountains like billows of the sea alternate with valleys. Hence, the high-altitude mountain peaks clad in snow all the year round, deep serene valleys with gurgling brooks and broad pastures. Daochang is also full of discovery of primitive Tibetan villages, Buddhism monasteries and pastoral scenery brought by the rolling landscapes.

But Sichuan is a wonderful that has another things and activities than the above. Travel to Sichuan to view the Bamboo Sea, Dujiang Wire, Qingcheng Mountain, Kangding, Danba, Dozu Rock caving, the three gorges cruise and another spots have become popular recently.

How to Enjoy Xian Highlights on Your China Tours

Xian, the city of numerous historic sites, famous cultural and natural landscape has it all; it is different from Beijing – the destination of China wall and imperial palaces. ( Detail Xian Travel Guide: http://www.chinafacttours.com/travel_destinations/guide-to-xian.html )

Marvel at the world’s eighth wonder

Too see the world famous Terracotta Army, which collects over 8,000 life-size pottery warriors and horses. This spectacular archaeological discovery has been listed the top ten sites when tours in China, also regarded as the tourist icon of Xi’an.

Watch the fabulous Tang Dynasty Show & Taste the delicious dumplings

Watch the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show, one of the recommended night entertainments when traveling Xi’n, is really a spectacular show that combines music, singing, dancing, and costumes of Tang dynasty. The dumpling feast served at the same time are in very interesting shapes, Some were shaped as little birds, goldfish, flowers, as well as more expected dumpling shapes but they are still delicious. That would be an evening that never forgets.

Cycling on the historical Xi’an City Wall

Xian ancient city wall is the world’s largest and best-preserved ancient fortress; on the top of wall, renting a bike and cycling on the wide stone-paved ground, see the whole city and have fun.

ancient city wall xian tours

ancient city wall xian tours

Stroll around Muslim Quarter and Great Mosque

The Muslim Quarters (or Huimin Street) features mix of Han & Hui cultures where Moslem snacks and restaurants available. There are also many stores and stands that sold kinds of fun local things, including replicas Terracotta Warriors! The huge, beautiful mosque, called the Xi’an Great Mosque also worth a visit.

Stun at the numerous historical relics at Shaanxi Provincial History Museum

There are thousands of bronze wares, pottery figurines, ceramic wares, gold, silver and jade wares, and ancient coins and so on; they are beautiful, showcasing the craftworks and culture of ancient time, while some of them are priceless!

Climb the steep Mountain Huashan

Known as the most precipitous mountain on the earth, mountain Huashan attracts more and more mountain lovers every year. It is famed for its natural vistas of steep and narrow paths, precipitous crags, and a breathtaking mountain range. There is a proverb goes that in China: “From time immemorial the Mt. Huashan has been only one way to climb atop.” Travel to the Xian Huashan Mountain and start a one or two day trekking, as it is hard to describe the great scenery along the route.

Mountain Huashan Xian Tours

Mountain Huashan Xian Tours

Shop  some unique souvenirs

As the top destinations of China tours, Xian offers unique and various tourists products as well, like replicas of terracotta warriors of the Qin Dynasty, tri-colored glaze potter of the Tang Dynasty replicas of old paintings, hand scrolls and albums, four treasures of the study, metal of stone seals, paper cutting and vivid shadow puppet figures. Feast your eyes or collect some.

All the above-said are the never-miss sites and things when you plan a Xi’an China tour, it is a great city attracts worldwide visitors with its royal tombs, city walls, pagodas, towers, temples, mosques, stele forest, pools, museums, mountains, prehistoric village, cave dwellings, unique folk-customs, civilian workmanship and culture of the central plains of China.

Pics of Wild Goose Pagodas

Completed in 652, the 64.1-metre-high Big Wild Goose Pagoda  is a pavilion-like brick structure whose serene and well-proportioned form has become the emblem of the city of Xi’an. Coming later during the Tang, the Small Wild-Goose Pagoda is an exquisite and graceful 43.3-metre-high structure with 13 floors. Both these pagodas were built to house Buddhist scriptures and are enjoying good fame in the world.    More pictures of the pagoda here, http://www.easytourchina.com/china-photos/Xian/Wild-Goose-Pagoda/index.htm                                                                                                                         

Big wild goose pagoda Xian Tours

Big wild goose pagoda Xian Tours

 

big wild goose pagoda, xian tours

big wild goose pagoda, xian tours

How to eat Beijing Roast Duck

The unique delicacy of Beijing roast duck comes from the way it being roasted and the way it being eaten. Sit in the restaurant, seeing the cook chopping the whole duck into small pieces; one can’t wait to taste this famous dish in Chinese. The cuisine would come to your table with thin and small slices well-placed in the plate, together with condiments like sauce, pancake and so on. So, never miss a Beijing Roast Duck when you tours in Beijing China

Beijing Roast Duck, Beijing Tours

Beijing Roast Duck, Beijing Tours

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Pick up a piece of the roast duck then taste you will feel a little bit greasy as roast duck contain some fat. In order to eat more delicious Pecking roast duck, one must use the condiments beside to fully enjoy the thin, crispy skin and tasty & tender meat of Beijing Roast Duck.

There are three ways to eat Beijing Roast Duck:

  1. Use the chopsticks to get some sweet sauce on the lotus leaf-made cake, then place several slice of roast duck on it, covered with green onions, cucumber or carrot, roll the leaf and one can eat directly. This is the most common way of eating roast duck.
  2. Mashed Garlic, soy sauce, radish and other condiments. Garlic could be the oily solutions; dip the roast duck piece into garlic, soy sauce, with a trace of spicy flavor offered.
  3. Other people don’t like the flavor of garlic or onions, they prefer the crispy duck skin by dipping the slice into thin eat sugar. This method is suitable for lady and children.

Tour Different Sections of Great Wall Beijing

China Wall

China Wall

Great Wall, the symbol of Chinese culture and heritage, is regarded as the eight ancient architectural wonders in history and listed as the never-miss sites when tour in China. In 221B.c, Qinshihuang linked different sections of the walls (built by varied state in the purpose of defending own territories), after he conquered all the kingdoms. The construction of Great Wall lasted to Ming dynasty, while remained sections and ruins of walls (in different provinces of China) belong to different dynasties, measuring up to 6,700 kilometers.

Great walls are the largest allures when taking China tours; Beijing, absolutely the best place to experience the world’s biggest man-made constructions, as it offers different sections of great walls with different features. Badaling great wall is the most visited, Jinshanling – Simatai is popular among hiking lovers, Mutianyu section the most beautiful in autumn……Just select a preferred section and explore it…

Badaling Great Wall – Trekking on the Best reserved China Wall Section

The most famous section of Great wall, also the best-reserved section, located at the northwest of Beijing and about 72km from the city. It is known as one of the nine famous passes of the Wall itself and used by the Chinese to protect the capital Beijing. It always takes about 3-4 hours to take a Badaling Great Wall tours (It always takes about 3-4 touring time to climb the Badaling Great Wall), or one can take 10-munite’s cable car up to the wall and shorten the travel time.

Jinshanling – Simatai Section – prefect hiking route

It is known as “wild walls” with many ruins left or walls kept in original appearance along the section; less accessible than other tourist sites in Beijing. Many hikers trek rugged route to see the “authentic” and historical Great Wall. The whole journey is about 10km and takes about 4 hours, absolutely strength-demanded. Some people even camp on the wall or just stay overnight in the local guest house.

Jinshanling Great Wall – has never been reconstructed for over 400 years;  is considered the quintessence of the Great Wall. Hiking along the wall, you can see many different stylish watchtowers, emplacements, block walls, stables, and storehouses

Simatai Great Wall – is renowned for its unique watchtowers, walls and the stunning natural beauty. This segment is very precipitous, still keeps the original form and known as the living Chinese Great Wall Museum

Mutianyu Great Wall – Charming and less – visited Great wall section

It’s at the north part of Beijing and about 70km away from the city. As not easy accessible than Badaling Great Wall, it offers  “wilder” walls and fewer tourists there. It is more relaxing and comfortable to travel along the Mutianyu great wall Beijing, with scenery changing according to seasons, less steep steps and cable car available. 3 hours is needed to fully appreciate this part of wall, but great photography possibilities offered.

Mutianyu Great Wall, China Wall

Mutianyu Great Wall, China Wall

For more info about Beijing Great Wall China, like Yuyongguan pass, Gubeikou great wall, Jiankou Great wall and so on.