China Destination

China, officially the People's Republic of China is a country in East Asia that is a popular and second highly populated country. It is the largest country in Asia and the second largest country in the world. China is rich in terms of Nature, and culture, Tien Shan, Trans Himalaya, and Kunlun Chain are some beautiful large mountain ranges in China. China has one of the oldest cultures in Literature, Art, Engineering, and Architecture. Most of the Chinese does not regularly practice religion, although there are some Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, and other some religion.

China is widely recognized as a global powerhouse, boasting an ancient civilization and rich cultural traditions. After years of isolation, it has become a significant player in international affairs. China is fortunate to have a wealth of natural resources, including pristine mountains and lakes, vast deserts and grasslands, and a picturesque coastline. Its cuisine is world-renowned, and its iconic landmarks are instantly recognizable. The Forbidden City and Great Wall in Beijing, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, Hangzhou's West Lake, and the Shanghai skyline all serve as symbols of China's ancient roots and modern prowess, making it an exciting and unparalleled travel destination.

Facts about China

Official Name: People's Republic of China

Capital: Bejing

Currency: Yuan

Literacy Rate: 96.4%

Major City: Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dongguan

Major Attractions of China: Great Wall of China, Forbidden City & the Imperial Palace, Summer Palace, The Bund, Potala Palace, Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum

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Visiting in China

China is a magnificent tourist destination that offers endless opportunities for exploration. Whether you prefer to travel on a luxurious cruise ship through the picturesque Yangtze gorges, visit a bustling city, or seek the peacefulness of an ancient temple, this country is full of incredible experiences and sightseeing possibilities. It's a culture that is highly revered by the Chinese themselves, as evidenced by the preservation of significant historic sites such as the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace in Beijing, each recalling the days of China's emperors. Additionally, the famous Great Wall of China winds for 6,700 kilometers all the way from the Yellow Sea to Central Asia, and its countless shrines emanate the spirit of age-old Eastern religions.

China Visa Information

Every foreign traveler requires a tourist visa for traveling to China before departure however in certain cases most foreigners are likely to get an arrival visa at the entry ports. The validity counts from the day you enter China and once you depart from China, your visa on arrival expires.

Certain cases: Foreigners who necessarily need to rush to China but have no time for application

To get a Chinese Visa, you need your passport with a validity of six months and at least two blank pages, a recent passport-size photo, an invitation letter from a Chinese travel agency, trip tickets, and a hotel booking. 

Best time to visit China

 The ideal time for visiting China is significantly based on your China Vacation purposes, budget, and weather preferences. Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are considered the best seasons for outdoor activities with the most pleasant weather and enjoying the stunning natural landscapes.

For sightseeing cultural and historical destinations are suitable all around the year.

If you prefer a quiet environment and enjoy a vacation trip, then the month of June is recommended. 

Experiencing the Chinese festivals, then the time of New Year is recommended. You can visit China from late January to Early February. 

For a visit to Western China, the month of April and October is preferable when the flowers are blossoming 

For heading high passes or mountains, the ideal time is June to August, when the alpine flowers carpet the steppe and hiking and trekking trails are in favorable conditions.

Food And Accommodation


While traveling in China, food is the most essential part. With unique features and numerous cooking styles, Chinese Cuisine is the most significant part of Chinese culture. Chinese traditional dishes in China are rice and noodles which are famous for their color, aroma, taste, meanings, and appearance. 

China also has the availability of Chinese food and international food. While at the hotels and restaurants, you'll taste the eight different Chinese cuisines according to cooking styles and flavors. The cuisines include Sichuan Cuisine, Hunan Cuisine, Shandong Cuisine, Zhejiang Cuisine, Fujian Cuisine, Anhui Cuisine, Cantonese Cuisine, and Jiangsu Cuisine, each cuisine has its own popular dishes. 



When planning a trip to China, it's important to find suitable accommodation that matches your preferences. China offers a wide range of options, from budget-friendly hostels and family inns to luxurious five-star hotels. The tourism industry has also developed, resulting in most cities providing a variety of choices to cater to different tastes and budgets. At Bold Himalaya, we take pride in ensuring that your Nepal and China tours are comfortable by providing accommodation that meets your needs.


Faq List

The official language of China is Chinese Mandarin, spoken by more than 90% of the population. Besides this, the rest of the population speaks other languages such as Cantonese, Tibetan, and Shanghainese. 

The renminbi is the official currency of China, but the most widespread international usage currency is Yuan. The average exchange rate is 1 Yuan is equal to 0.14 US dollars. 

Every foreigner needs to obtain a visa for a trip to China however China also offers a visa on arrival for most countries who don't have enough time to apply for the visa. The validity of your Visa counts from the day you enter China and once you exit, your VOA expires. 

The countries that are not eligible for Chinese VOA are Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cameroon, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Sudan, Turkey, Yemen, and Uganda. 

China is a year-round travel destination however Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) seasons are considered ideal times for visiting because these periods offer tourism friendly weather in the most popular destinations throughout the country. 

English is spoken in China, but it's not the native language so it is not guaranteed all can speak English in China. 

China is a popular tourist destination that offers limitless chances for exploration. The country is full of incredible experiences and sightseeing possibilities from luxury travel on a cruise ship through the Yangtze Gorges, visiting the bustling city, or seeking out the tranquility of ancient temples. Here are some of the must-visit destinations during your trip to China:

The Great Wall of China

The Forbidden City and the Imperial Palace in Beijing

The Terracotta Army at Xi'an

The Summer Palace

The Bund Shanghai

Zhangjiajie National Park

Chengdu, A Research Base of Panda Breeding

Li River, Guilin

The holy city of Lhasa

Yangtze River and three gorges

Beijing is the most visited place in China and millions of tourists visit Beijing every year. No tour would be complete without a visit to Beijing. There are numerous tourist attractions in Beijing such as the Imperial Palace, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace and often Beijing visit is combined with Xi'an and Shanghai by first-time visitors. A visit to Great Wall is also accessed through Beijing making it one of the easiest routes to the Great Wall.

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