5 Incredible Trips to Take in China – Thatsmags.com

6-Day North Xinjiang Scenic Tour

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Xinjiang, the remote land of northwest China, is a place of glittering cultural relics and breathtaking views, captivating travelers with its centuries-old towns and villages, exotic customs, bazaars and architecture, its imposing Islamic mosques and pagodas, its distinctive natural lakes, thriving oases and brilliant historical ruins and relics.

This six-day tour takes you on a scenic adventure along the Silk Road, with plenty of commentary from an expert local guide and driver, and comfortable vehicles. Discover beautiful lakes, rivers, hills, snow-capped mountains, desert, woods, grasslands, passing through Urumqi, Burqin, Kanas, Hemu and Karamay.

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7 Night Sanya Package to Turn Your COVID Inside Out

COVID lockdowns and restrictions have taken their toll! Isn’t it time to take a break? A stay at Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort will help reinvigorate mind, body and soul. The Stay Longer package includes a 7-night stay in scenic Haitang Bay.

What’s included?

You will have:

  • 7-night stay in a Club Room with ocean view

  • Daily buffet breakfast for two adults and one child (under 12)

  • 5% discount applicable to Sanya China Duty Free

  • Club benefits, including light refreshments during the day, cocktail hours “the taste” (afternoon tea) and “the aperitif chic”

  • 20% discount at F&B outlets (excluding liquor and live seafood), as well as 20% discount on laundry services, leisure, transport and Sofitel Spa

  • Free daily The Little Prince family activities

  • Welcome amenities

Why choose Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort?

Nestled amid breathtaking mountains and on the edge of a crystal clear ocean, the Resort is reminiscent of the French Riviera.

As soon as you enter the Resort, you will be looked after by the welcoming Sofitel ambassadors.

From your room, you can enjoy the soothing view of the sea and take advantage of French Lanvin amenities.

And, when it’s time to sleep, take advantage of Sofitel’s exclusive MyBedTM for extra nighttime comfort.

Your package also includes plenty of family entertainment facilities, so there’s something for everyone.

I’m hungry?

A range of dining options are available, including Hainanese and Cantonese dishes at Hainan Pearl Restaurant; delicious Thai cuisine at the Thai restaurant; free services at Club Millésime (breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails, etc.); and a range of snacks and light meals at the Lobby Lounge).

Around the pool, you can head to the EAU bar for a refreshing drink, a snack or a creative cocktail.

Prepare your own delicious French desserts at Le Bakery.

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Packages are priced at 7,999 RMB. From July 16 to August 25 during summer vacation, an additional charge of RMB 500 per night will be charged.

For more information and booking, please call 0898 3299 8888.

Book now and have the vacation you deserve!

8 Day Classic Silk Road Tour

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This trip is the perfect combination of culture, adventure, history and natural wonders. Visit everything from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to stunning mountain ranges and deserts. Departing from Lanzhou, you will then have the chance to visit Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia Landforms, Jiayuguan Pass on the Great Wall, and Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes. Enjoy a sunset over the colorful Rainbow Mountains, marvel at the geometric beauty of the Weijin Tomb murals, and enjoy a camel trek through the desert sands.

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5-Day Desert and Grassland Tour of Inner Mongolia

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Explore endless blue skies, vast grasslands and the nomadic tradition of ethnic Mongols. Enjoy the beautiful natural landscape, live in a traditional Mongolian yurt and watch the sunrise over the Xilamuren grassland. Try desert activities like camel riding, sand sliding, glider flying and car racing in the Kubuqi Desert. Visit Dazhao Monastery, the largest and best-preserved lamasery in Hohhot, and learn about Tibetan Buddhist culture at the Five Pagoda Temple.

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7-Day Yunnan Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La Tour

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Enter a world of ethnic minorities with a brilliant ancient culture and unique customs. This tour includes Dali, the old town of Lijiang, the trading posts on the ancient tea route, the snow-capped mountains, the thrilling gorges and the holy land of Shangri-La. Located in the mysterious Tibetan border regions, Shangri-La is home to many great monasteries, wetlands and grasslands. Enjoy ethnic festivals, architecture, costumes, customs, etiquette, ethnic snacks, crafts, singing and dancing with the locals. And, of course, breathtaking natural landscapes.

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