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Sep 12, 2016 00:36

Thanks to the team at TravelChinaGuide for a great trip Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Yangzte, Shanghai Everything went perfectly, from booking, payment, pick-ups, transfers, hotels, guides, and content The pace and content was appropriate to very wide range of people The tour was great ... Details

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Sep 28, 2014 20:16

Be extra careful when you catch bus 916 express to Mutianyu. My partner & I were approached by a woman wearing the bus company uniform at the 916 express bus stop and were told Bus 980 was a quicker service and we should catch the 980 instead. We stupidly listened to her and it turned out the bus ... Details

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May 26, 2014 02:36

Beijing, the Chinese capital city boasts of innumerable places of attractions within and around the city. Tourists can have a fair idea about the rich culture, tradition and heritage of Chinese people while visiting these locales in the city. However, there is one destination in close proximity to Beijing, ... Details

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Apr 9, 2014 19:59

Hi I went to Jiankou recently I just wanted to warn others based on my experience. Beware of scamming taxi drivers who hop on the bus (at various random bus stops) and tell you to get off the bus. They just want to scam you in getting the bus off early and take their taxis. Don't fall for it. ... Details

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Mar 15, 2014 05:24

Hello friends,
Yesterday i have been to a Indian restaurant in Guanghualu Soho,name Swagat Indian Restaurant with my friends. The experience of indian food is not new for me,but from enter into the restaurant upto end is new experience for me. The manager of the restaurant welcome us opening the ... Details

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Nov 12, 2013 08:47

Unfortunately we did not read the recommendations not to take rickshaw at north gate before the trip into the Forbidden city. We caught up in the "rickshaw" scam. Offerer in front of gate was yelling 3 Yuan or even 2 Yuan. Alarm bells started ringing when the driver didn't take the turn ... Details

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Oct 24, 2013 00:43

I am writing this summary to warn other travellers about the Beijing Li Heng Tang Tour and Buy Goods Store. I had a wonderful time in Beijing and took several tours. I am very disappointed to report that the tours were not always up to a reasonable standard. One tour that I took involved going to several ... Details

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Sep 22, 2013 13:27

The forbidden city is really great and other places i hav been such as summer place which was also very good and the shops that are in the forbidden city is excellent brands the hotel stayed in was called Days Inn Forbidden City the service was marvellous  ... Details

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Sep 14, 2013 19:54

Worse experience in many years of travel both as a civilian and in the military was in the Beijing terminal. Stuck there for twenty four hours we were warned "you must not leave the terminal should you leave you will not be allowed back and will be arrested and detained" twenty dollars for ... Details

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Jun 14, 2013 01:48

I just got back from visiting Jingdong's Stone Forest Gorge Scenic Area and Karst Cave over the Dragon Boat Festival. Bus 852 takes 1 hr 20 min(vs 918 is 2 hr). 9rmb with card else 15 rmb.
The 918/852 drop off in Pinggu is the place to pick up local bus 25.  Walk a little further down and ... Details

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