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29/08/2013

Where is Tianya Haijiao?

Tianya Haijiao, also be interpreted as The Edge of the Sky and The End of the Sea, means the remotest corner of the earth, is undoubtedly Sanya's most famous scenic spot for affordable China travel packages and the highlight for almost every visitors. Not only for the spectacular beaches and expansive ocean view, but its outstanding title and rich history, for its title is a set phrase in Chinese that brings profound poetic allusions with.

In the past, the phrase was suggesting an unattainable place. From Song to Qing Dynasty, Officials out-of-favour with emperor were banished here due to the remoteness of the cape from Beijing.

Located about 20 km west of Sanya City (most-visited as one of top 10 China tours), the cape is a perfect harmonization of nature's palette, with bleached white sands, turquoise seas, deep blue skies and lush green hills. Rising over the beach is an ancient rock formation inscribed with Chinese characters meaning "The Edge of the Sky" written by Chengzhe, the chief magistrate of Yazhou Prefecture in the Qing Dynasty. Another inscription nearby reads "The End of the Sea".

There is a romantic Romeo and Juliet story about these two stones. In ancient times, two young lovers eloped when their parents disapproved of their marriage. Unfortunately, when they arrived in Hainan, agents, sent by their parents, were also there. Facing the sea, they had no escape. They were so sad that they just held each other as they jumped into the sea which help Hainan to develop China tourism.

Suddenly, there was a thunderstorm. They were hit by lightning and changed into two stones, with the agents turned into many smaller stones around. Now people regard these two stones as symbols of eternal and faithful love. Because of this beautiful and romantic story many young lovers choose this place for their wedding ceremony.

Besides the stones, modern facilities can be found such as a Shopping Center, the Li Ethnic Group Village and a Celebrity Sculpture. An international wedding festival is celebrated in Tianya Haijiao every year. Around the Mid Autumn Day, there is a Lantern Festival, which adds to the special atmosphere.

Tianya Haijiao is a heaven for people who are head over heals in love, and also an ideal place for people who are deeply in love with the sea. You will definitely have fond memories after visiting this scenic spot for your popular China tour package.

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28/08/2013

To travel the norhternmost China - Mohe

Mohe, it is said its water is as dark as ink and so it is called by the name (Mo, in Chinese, means ink). Mohe has a reputation of an emerald on the golden cockscomb (Chinese map likes a cock). Mohe is a town which is located in the northernmost border area of China and less visited for China tour deals. Because of its coldness and remoteness, Mohe has a nickname of “Chinese Arctic Town”. Mohe neighbors Heilongjiang River eastwards and neighbors DA HING GAN LING. Westwards. And there are mountains southwestwards and rivers around the mountains. So Mohe is a picture,which is surrounded by beautiful mountains and rivers. Mohe is located in the north latitude 53.5 degrees, which is a high latitude belt. And there are beautiful natural scenic spots like “bright night” and“northern lights”. In the north above Mohe there are often“northern lights”, which are charming and magnificent. When the“northern lights” begins to appear in the north, it is a luminous ring which is changing from a small one to a big one and its colors are changing differently and when it is the most magnificent the“northern lights” will move slowly towards the east and is changing from a big one to a small one and then is disappearing gradually. In a word , the scenic spot of the“northern lights” is a miracle in the world. The village of Luoguhe is located in the west 82 kilometers from Mohe, where Heilongjiang River is originated, which is the longest river in China. Along it, the cradle of Heilongjiang River, which is the mother river of Northeast China, can be found. And there are relics of the old gold road, from which tourists can understand the hardness of those gold diggers at that time. Because of its peculiar geographical locality and its natural resources like forests, the great boundary river and others, Mohe is including the charms of four seasons annually. When summer begins lots of travelers come here to visit scenic spots of the“northern lights” and the polar day for your China best tours.

Around Heilongjiang River (other famous river in China Yellow River and Yangtze River on which you can have Yantze River tour),the great boundary river between China and Russia, is originated from Mohe. And its water is clear, stretching unevenly. Along its banks the scenery is charming and exotic. A large stone tablet, on which there are four Chinese characters which means one end of China, is established along the river Many travelers like to take photos here. Going about 3 kilometers eastwards along the bank a tourist will find a building. Beside the building, there is the northernmost sentry post in China. Opposite the northernmost ?sentry post, on the north of Heilongjiang River, there is a small Russian lumbering village. Walking 4 kilometers along the above large stone tablet a tourist will find a house and it is said the house is located in the northernmost China. The primitive forest around Mohe is thriving and flouring where it is cool and fragrant. Expedition and camping are active there. In the meantime, because of its long history, there many relics happened in the time of Qing Dynasty (AD 1368- AD 1911)and the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (AD 1937-AD 1945). Among the relics, the old “Gold Road” and Rouge River are very famous. And the natural wild resources are very bountiful in Mohe. There are 400 kinds or so rare animals like sika deer, wild boars, brown bears, snow hares, pheasants, sables, roes, reindeer, red deer and others. The cold water fish in Heilongjiang River is well-known in the world. Mohe is also good places for hunting and fishing. The plants in Mohe are famous too, which are characterized by their natural nature, pureness, nobility and non pollution And many of the plants are materials for brewing wines and other drinks. Furthermore, edible mushroom, edible fungus, hedgehog hydnum and edible tender leaves of brakes are all over the area and there are more than three hundred kinds of valuable traditional Chinese medicines.

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27/08/2013

Famous Natural Sights of China for your fantastic travel

China has rich natural resources. Besides famous landscapes such as Jiuzhaigou, Zhangjiajie, and the Huanglong Scenery Zone that have all been listed in World Natural Heritage, (regarding world heritage, there is a special introduction in "China Nature and World Heritage" on this web site) there are numerous attractive scenic sites in China. For example, Guilin in the southwest, Changbai Mountain in the northeast, Siguniang Mountain in Guizhou, the tropical Xishuangbanna (it is most popular and always contained in affordable China travel packages) in Yunnan and Coco Island View in Hainan Island are all worth visiting.

Guilin Landscape

Guilin has a mild and humid climate and is located in Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwest China. There is no freezing winter or extremely hot summer; the annual average temperature is 19 oC.

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Guilin boasts a good natural ecology environment and one of must-sees for top 10 China tours. According to geological research, Guilin did not exist 300 million years ago. Due to the movement of the earth's crust, the deposit lime rock was raised to become land. Years of airslake and water erosion created the graceful peak forest, deep and remote water-eroded caves and mythical underground rivers. These land formations combined with the charming Li River and beautiful scenery have formed the unique, world famous "Guilin Landscape", honored "No.1 Landscape in the World" with "green mountains, graceful water, odd caves and charming rocks".

2110 years of history has resulted in a rich history for Guilin. There are now 109 Key Cultural Relics Protection Organizations at national, autonomous regional or municipal levels. Decades of scholars highly praised the poesy of the Guilin scenery, Buddhism statues and caves all over the mountains. "Stele Forest of Guilin Sea" and "Moya Engraving of West Hill" are the two most famous. The well-known scenery spots include Green Lotus Peak, Seven Star Park, Longsheng Hot Springs, Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill.

Today, there are 28 international star hotels, 18 international travel agencies and over 1,000 guides and interpreters speaking foreign languages in Guilin. In recent years, the tourism infrastructure has been improved. There are more than 40 direct flight courses to domestic and international cities.

Famous Natural Landscape of ChinaChangbai Mountain

Changbai Mountain, located in Jilin Province northeast of China, is the border mountain between North Korea and China. It is also the origin of Tumen River, Yalu River and Songhua River. The vast forest sea and its unique animal residents resulted in its inclusion in the UN International Biology Protection Zone early in 1980. Today, Changbai Mountain has become the National 4A Landscape Zone of China.

Called "No. 1 Mountain in Guandong", Changbai Mountain is also the most famous mountain in northeastern China. Historically, Changbai Mountain has long been the living and working place of northeasterners. It was also the birthplace of Manchu people. Therefore, in the Qing Dynasty, it was called "Sacred Land". It has since become a world famous tourist attraction and become important part of China tourism.

Changbai Mountain was named due to the white pumice and snow on its main peak. As a dormant volcano, it was recorded having erupted 3 times since the 16th century. The unique landform of Changbai Mountain is magnificent. Famous sights include Heavenly Pool, Yue Birch Forest, Underground Forest, Beauty Pines, Grand Canyon, Gaoshan Garden, Main Peak, Hot Spring, Black Wind Mouth and Pumice Forest.

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Changbai Mountain is the major production site for three treasures of the northeast: ginseng, marten and deer antler. Many rare biological resources are in the mountain such as plants like beauty pines, mountain grape, wild mushrooms and Jindalai. There are also animals, such as the northeast tiger and red-crowned crane.

Transportation around Changbai Mountain is very convenient. You may easily take a flight from Bejing, Shanghai (hot tourist city included in popular China travel package) or Shenyang to Yanji. Transit buses are available once you arrive. Hotels ranging in class and price can be found at various locations around the mountain. About 200 RMB will be charged for overnight stay in a quality hotel. However, around 10-40 RMB per night will get a bed in an average reception house.

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