China by Train

China Train Travel: Travel and Explore China in the best way possible: by train! The construction of the modern high-speed train network in China makes it now possible to travel in China in a fast, comfortable and economical way. You travel comfortably on board of the modern high-speed trains with partly over 300km/h through the rural areas of China. From the train window you experience China from close-up and from a completely different perspective!  Another unique experience will be your journey on a Chinese overnight train. The overnight trains in China run at a more leisurely pace and is a great opportunity to get in touch with follow travelers and to get a feeling of how the locals travel! The exciting ride with the antique steam train of a former coal mine through the picturesque landscape to Huangcunjing in Sichuan Province adds to this unique journey throughout China! Your China train journey starts from the capital Beijing, you travel via the famous Terracotta Army of Xi'an to the pulsating metropolis Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province and home of the Panda Bears. Other highlights include the Buddhist caves of Dazu and the bizarre karst landscape around Yangshuo in Guangxi Province in the south of China. At the end of the journey you can comfortably travel by high-speed train from Guilin to Kowloon in the heart of Hong Kong in about 3.5 hours, or you continue your journey though China via Hangzhou to Shanghai.

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China: Magnificent South-West

Travel from Sichuan to Yunnan in China! Your journey through south-west China starts in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province and the home of the famous Giant Panda Bears. From Chengdu you travel by the modern bullet train CRH via the megacity Chongqing to Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province in the far south-west part of China. Apart from the spectacular landscapes and modern mega-cities, you will also focus on the rich cultural legacy of South-West China. One of the highlights of this journey through South-West China is the spectacular hike through one of the deepest gorges in the world, the Tiger Leaping Gorge in the Yunnan Province. Thanks to direct flights from Europe to Chengdu a journey to south-west China has become simpler and more affordable. Travel through the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in south-west China with the experts!

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The Salt Wells of Zigong

A journey through Sichuan from Chengdu to the Buddhist grottos of Anyue and to the salt well of Shenhai in the city of Zigong in China. The stone sculptures of Anyue, more than 1,200 years old, are among the most beautiful of their kind in the world. On this Sichuan tour you will also visit the salt well of Zigong and the salt museum with an interesting exhibit about the ancient salt trade in Sichuan, China. The visit to the world’s biggest Buddha in Leshan and a lovely walk at the holy Emei mountain round off this tour to Sichuan Province.

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Travel the Tibetan Highlands of West Sichuan

The impressive landscapes with the snow covered hills, endless grassy plains, numerous yak herds, and Tibetan monasteries will enthuse you on this trip. The trip takes you from the famous panda bears in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, via the fascinating landscape of the Tibetan high plateaus of Western Sichuan, to Zhongdian, the Shangri-La of Yunnan province. While crossing the Haizi Shan you will cross the highest point of the trip at 4696 meters above sea level.

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Sichuan Highlights

Travel through the Sichuan province in the southwest of China. Journey to the highlights of Sichuan Province, which is one of the most exciting and varied provinces in China, both scenically, culturally and culinary. Thanks to direct flights from Europe to Chengdu, Sichuan province is now even easier and faster to reach. Starting point of this Sichuan journey is the pulsating metropolis Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan province. From Chengdu, your journey takes you to Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest Buddha statue in the world. You make an extensive hike at the "Mountain of Light" and visit the historical stone works in the caves of Dazu from the Tang Dynasty. On this Sichuan trip you will of course also meet the most famous inhabitant of Sichuan province - the Giant Panda Bear at the Chengdu Panda Research Station.

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Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong

Located 400km north of Chengdu in the northern Sichuan province the national parks of Jiuzhaigou (Jiu Zhai Gou) and Huanglong rank amongst the most beautiful national parks in China. Emerald blue lakes, stunning waterfalls, crystal clear water, rich vegetation, the abundant wildlife and the stunning mountain scenery make Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong national parks a unique and rewarding travel experience!

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