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Postcard from...China

China is a fantastic destination to visit from climbing the Great Wall to walking around the Forbidden City

Posted: 8 August 2011
by Junior

Where? China – an 11-day tour over the festive period taking in Beijing, Xi’an, Luoyang and Harbin.

Why go there? China is full of breathtaking sights, from the Great Wall to the Terracotta Warriors.  

Children will love... Travelling on a variety of unusual vehicles – from rickshaws and bikes to sleeper trains. The Harbin Ice Festival on New Year’s Eve also features spectacular ice sculptures. 

Parents will love... The cultural feast where you’ll witness the delights of ancient dynasties, such as the 9,999 rooms of the Forbidden City, the intricately carved Longman Caves and the Silk Alley Markets.   

Stay at… A number of lovely hotels throughout the trip, including the five-star Shangri-La hotel in Harbin on New Year’s Eve. The trip with On The Go Tours costs from £899 per person, including a knowledgeable English-speaking guide. Visit www.onthegotours.com

Look at Junior's guide to the exotic Far East in our Travel section.

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China, Beijing, Xi’an, Luoyang, Harbin, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, rickshaws, bikes, sleeper trains, The Harbin Ice Festival, ice sculptures, Forbidden City, Longman Caves, Silk Alley Markets, hotels, Shangri-La hotel, children, family

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