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8 Tips for Your Tibet Trek

WilChina prides itself on journeys that go above and beyond the typical itinerary. Some of our trips include more active adventures including hiking and trekking, so here are some tips to help you prepare for...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

6 Facts About Tibet

Updated: April 2, 2019 A land enshrouded in spirituality, Tibet is home to distinct cultural traditions and astounding natural scenery, making it a top destination among intrepid travelers. The home of Tibetan Buddhism, this secluded...
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Stand In The Majestic Roof of the World:Tibet

Why Tibet? People have many kinds of travel styles and adventure levels: some people like to get away and relax on a beach, some seek thrills like bungee jumping or scuba diving, while others enjoy visiting...
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Fisherman in YangShuo

Discover China’s Treasures

If you’re coming to China for the first time, there are four absolute must-see destinations which represent the best of classic China: Beijing, Xi’an, Yunnan, and Shanghai. Beijing              ...
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China Travel Tips for the First Time Visitor

First time to China? China can appear daunting for the first time traveler. At first glance, the highways, skyscrapers, and streets lined with various shops and restaurants invoke recognizable home comforts, but the cultural and...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Common Misconceptions About Traveling to China

China is a fascinating travel destination with the full variety of experiences that you’d expect from the third largest country on earth. So why would anyone not want to go? We’ve put together a few...
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5 Top China Experiences

We are often asked about where to start when visiting China. It’s a very big, complex country with too much to see, too much to do.It’s hard to give a one-size-fits-all answer to this question,...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Traversing China by Train

Imagine speeding by green terraced rice fields, nose pressed against cool glass, marveling at the craggy cliffs of dark mountains looming overhead. Or watching a pair of water buffalo splashing through a waterlogged rice paddy,...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Jet Lag Got You Down?

Even the most experienced travelers dread the inevitable misery of jet lag. Our bodies normally follow natural cycles called circadian rhythms – internal clocks that dictate when we sleep, when we feel awake, when we...
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Can I breathe that?

Stories of pollution in China are all over the news. In the midst of this flurry of information, you probably have a lot of questions about what exactly it all means. To start, what is...
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