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Local Voices: WildChina Gansu Guide, Peter

Peter has been a guide in Western China for more than ten years. He is passionate about the rich culture of the region and has deep knowledge of the intricacies of Tibetan Buddhism. He is...
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What makes a WildChina guide?

In school, people say a professor can make or break a class. When traveling, we feel the same way about guides. It will not matter that you are visiting a wonder of the world if...
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Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: A note from WildChina Founder

It has been an exciting year for WildChina. In the past 12 months, we pioneered hiking routes in the Abujee region of Tibetan Yunnan with WildChina expert Jeff Fuchs, led our inaugural program, Refreshing Taiwan,...
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Introducing WildChina Guide Shirley in Beijing…

Interested in meeting one of WildChina’s top guides, Shirley Wang? Want to catch a glimpse of Beijing to see what it is really like?  Look no further than this two-minute video that follows Shirley throughout...
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Transforming Rural Villages into Learning Communities

“There are so many natural and beautiful, but backward villages here. It is my dream to help my people.” There is something really touching about the simplicity with which our WildChina guide, Jacky, explains to...
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Meet our Guizhou guides on Vimeo

Inspired by Guizhou‘s Miao minority villages in which we recently organized homestays – more on that later – we’re pleased to introduce two of our top guides in Guizhou on WildChina’s top guides in Guizhou....
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Tour Guides: Adapting to circumstances

Details make the difference – especially in the realm of sustainable, luxury off-the-beaten-path travel. A client once commented, “We don’t mind roughing it during the day, but at night, please get me back to a...
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On the Road: WildChina’s Nellie Connolly explores Tibet

Electric blue skies and majestic mountains were a wonderful welcome as I stepped off the plane in Lhasa, Tibet. In early May, as the Manager of Training and Quality Control, I was sent to Lhasa...
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Tashi, Samdeg, and Niyma: Profiles of our Yushu friends who are helping their community

Without the help of all our friends in Yushu, we would not have had the opportunity or the good fortune to successfully run trips in Qinghai province. They are like family to us, and there...
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Interview with Fred, WildChina guide

At WildChina, we really value our WildChina guides and the incredible work that they do to give our clients unique, bespoke, once-in-a-lifetime experiences all across China. WildChina’s Alex Grieves recently sat down with our WildChina...
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