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    • Guilin hotel

      Guilin Yesterday

      I'd like to find an under 150 Yuan/nite hotel that is clean, quiet, with English tv. Agoda reviews show not many hotels meet this. Do you have any suggestions?

      Thank you.

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    • Guilin 3 Full Days Tour plan

      Dazhai Apr 27, 2015 at 1:19 AM

      Hi I am visiting Guilin form 2nd - 5th May. My return flight is on 5th May morning.
      So I have total of only 3 days to see most of Guilin (2nd, 3rd and 4th May).

      I have made two hotel bookings. One at Dazhai Village (2-4 May) and another in Guilin (near Guilin Railway Station) 4th-5th May.

      Could you please kindly suggest a preferable itinerary for 3 days Guilin visit? How much does a cab cost to book for 3 days from airport pickup, 3 day tour and airport drop?

      Does below makes any sense
      Day1
      Arrive at Guilin
      Guilin City tour
      Drive/Train/Bus to Dazhai, Longsheng

      Day2
      Longsheng Rice Terraces
      Nearby attractions

      Day3
      Early check out
      Drive to Yangshuo
      Li River, other attractions
      Drive to Guilin

      Day4
      Drive/Bus/Train to Airport

      Please share your tips. Thanks in advance.

      Regards,
      Ann

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    • Closest decent clean hotel to Kunming train station

      Kunming Apr 19, 2015 at 9:41 PM

      Hi all,
      Would appreciate advise on which hotel is closest to the Kunming train station. I am travelling with my 10 year old, and will be by train from Lijiang, arriving in the morning at around 6am. My flight to KUL is at 1740 same day.

      Any advice as to which hotel would be good for us. Thanks

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    • One day trip from Shanghai to Huangshan

      Huangshan Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 AM

      Hey guys, i am planning on taking a trip to shanghai in july and was wondering if its possible to visit the mountain in a day and be back in shanghai? i found that a bus from shanghai station to Tangkou will take roughly 6 hours if i leave on the first one at 6am, spend a few hours on the mountain (4-5hrs) and then take a bus back to shanghai. is this a good idea or crazy? also, i dont know exactly which bus goes back to shanghai and from where (Tangko or tuxni) if anyone has experience/advice/suggestion or specific bus routes to take would help a lot!. thanks

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    • Guilin 3 Full Days Tour plan

      Guilin Apr 27, 2015 at 1:21 AM

      Hi I am visiting Guilin form 2nd - 5th May. My return flight is on 5th May morning.
      So I have total of only 3 days to see most of Guilin (2nd, 3rd and 4th May).

      I have made two hotel bookings. One at Dazhai Village (2-4 May) and another in Guilin (near Guilin Railway Station) 4th-5th May.

      Could you please kindly suggest a preferable itinerary for 3 days Guilin visit? How much does a cab cost to book for 3 days from airport pickup, 3 day tour and airport drop?

      Does below makes any sense
      Day1
      Arrive at Guilin
      Guilin City tour
      Drive/Train/Bus to Dazhai, Longsheng

      Day2
      Longsheng Rice Terraces
      Nearby attractions

      Day3
      Early check out
      Drive to Yangshuo
      Li River, other attractions
      Drive to Guilin

      Day4
      Drive/Bus/Train to Airport

      Please share your tips. Thanks in advance.

      Regards,
      Ann

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    • Kunming to Yuanyang, then to Dali and Lijiang

      Kunming Apr 18, 2015 at 3:05 AM

      I plan to travel from Kunming to Yuanyang, stay there 2 days, then travel to Dali (bypass Kunming), then to Lijiang. Finally back to Kunming before heading home. Total in 9 days. Any suggestion? Where to stay in these places? I am budget traveller.

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    • Travel route

      Shenzhen Apr 18, 2015 at 2:34 AM

      How to i go to Window of the world from Coastal city?

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    • taxi from Tongren airport to Fenghuang

      Fenghuang Apr 13, 2015 at 1:34 PM

      Does Anyone know how much a taxi from Tongren airport to Fenghuang would cost?

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      taxi to qiaotou for Tiger Leaping Gorge

      Yunnan Sheng Apr 6, 2015 at 6:50 AM

      Hi,
      What's a reasonable price for getting a taxi from Lijiang (Shuhe old.town specifically) to Qiaotou for the start of the tiger leaping gorge trail?

      I've been told numbers ranging from 50rmb per person to 500rmb in total.. So am a bit hewildered!

      Secondly I hear that many travellers choose to take the bus from lijiang bus station instead. Whilst we (3 of us) are willing to pay up to 200rmb for the cab, does anyone know the bus timetable in the early morning around 9-10am?

      Thanks so much.

      Katie

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    • is it better to stay in Hong Kong or Shenzhen?

      Shenzhen Apr 26, 2015 at 10:23 PM

      Hi We are coming to Hong Kong for 8 days, my question is is it worth it to break it up and spend a few nights in Shenzhen for the shopping or should we just commute? From what I remember on our last trip, (we only spent a day in Shenzhen) it was exhausting and we only went in one shopping building which had multiple floors. Is there any other shopping besides that one building and is it worth it to stay for a few days as opposed to just going for a day. Basically what I would like to know is there more than just that one building for shopping? I know the prices were much lower than in Hong Kong and since this is mainly a shopping trip I'm curious to know what others think if it's worth our while spending a few days there. Thanks.

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    • China in July - September

      China Apr 10, 2015 at 8:03 AM

      Hey,

      My friend and I want to travel china in July - September (not quite sure in which month exactly).
      We are worried about the heat and the rain.
      Do you think it is possible to travel during this time of the year or would we be held by the weather?

      Is it recommended to stick to a particular part of China during these months?

      Thanks a lot!

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    • Guide for Chengdu & Leshan

      Chengdu Apr 10, 2015 at 10:49 AM

      Myself, my wife and our two kids (19 & 21) will be in Chengdu for around 5 days end June 2015.
      Want to see main attractions Panda, Giant Buddha, Mt Emei,.. and enjoy rural side. Just discovered that car hire isn't available for non Chinese.
      Anyone know what cost of car & english speaking driver would be per day excluding admission fees etc.
      Thanks

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    • longmen caves to shaolin temple

      Luoyang Apr 14, 2015 at 8:56 PM

      Is anyone know how to get to these places with public transport?

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      Is advance high speed train ticket necessary for GZ to Guilin?

      Guangzhou Apr 13, 2015 at 3:46 AM

      I'm planning to travel next month so is wondering how far in advance (days/hours) do I need to get the ticket? I know the high speed train depart from the south station but can I buy the ticket in advance from the other main train station in GZ?

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      Beijing Roast Duck

      Beijing Apr 28, 2015 at 8:02 AM

      I'm looking for a genuine restaurant to eat the famous Roast Duck... but I'm trying to avoid the tourist ones... any thoughts?

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      Airlines to China

      China Apr 6, 2015 at 7:50 PM

      Would like to fly to China in September either from Vancouver or San Francesco, and suggestions on best airline. Would be flying economy.. Will land in either Beijing or Shanghai, having made final plans yet.. Want to see both cities and as much as we can see in 5 weeks. I assume we would travel by either train or air while in China. Perhaps if someone could point me in the right direction regarding travel within the country would also be very helpful.
      Thanks
      rick m

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    • yungang caves in datong vs longmen grottoes in luoyang

      by kyhar Online Now Mar 17, 2008 at 11:06 PM

      Hi,

      I am deciding between stopping over in datong or luoyang to see the caves on my way from beijing to xian.

      Can anyone advise which is better to see ? What are the differences ? In terms of convenience from the train stations to get to the caves, which is easier as i am short of time on my itenary.

      thanks

      4 Answers Mar 27, 2008 at 5:16 AM
    • visit to Datong from Beijing

      by limlaycheng Online Now Jul 25, 2007 at 9:12 AM

      We are planning a trip to Datong from Beijing - can anyone advise if there is nice scenery on the way if we take train in day time? Would we be able to buy soft sleepers on a day train from Beijing to Datong ? We thought of spending 1 nite in Datong and then taking the CITS tour for 1 day to Yungang grottoes and hanging monastery. Then to return to Beijing subsequently same day in evening - would there be long distance buses departing Datong to Beijing or would it be better to take soft sleepers on nite train but there would be problem what to do for whole nite in Datong while awaiting for train which leaves about 2300 hrs or so for Beijing. Planning to go Datong on Wed 26 Sept and returning Beijing on 27 Sept - travelling with 2 elderly folk in 70s. Any advice much appreciated

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2007 at 2:28 PM
    • Datong -- is one day enough?

      by heymikey Online Now Mar 26, 2007 at 11:08 PM

      I'm thinking of arriving in Datong early morning from Beijing and leaving later that night to Xi'an. I don't really intend sticking around town for more than a day and I only plan to see the cave and the hanging monastery. I just have some questions about the logistics:
      (1) Can I book a cheap tour through CITS once I arrive in Datong? If so, how much?
      (2) Are there any storage lockers in the train station?
      (3) Are there any shower facilities at the train station?
      (4) I will be arriving in Datong on May 7, which is during the Golden Week. Will it be hard for me to book a sleeper ticket from Datong to Xi'an on this date?

      6 Answers May 19, 2007 at 9:13 AM
    • Train tickets back to Beijing

      by tanby Online Now Jan 26, 2007 at 7:33 PM

      I have checked with a few online travel companies in Beijing, only able to get Beijing-Datong train tickets.

      How can I arrange for someone or travel agent in Datong to help get Datong - Beijing overnight sleepers?

      Intend to visit Datong's Yungang Buddhist Caves and Hanging Monastary only.

      Has any VTers gone with CITS day tour to these 2 places? How to book?

      Thanks.

      8 Answers Apr 2, 2007 at 3:55 PM
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      Boarding the Trans Siberian in Datong

      by mikegr Online Now Jun 12, 2004 at 7:47 PM

      I'm intending to travel from China to Western Russia on the Trans Siberian. I was wondering if it is possible to board the train at Datong, rather than in Beijing (I've been to Beijing before and it will add a long distance to my travel plans if I have to go back there). I'm not planning todothe journey in one go - the first leg would be as far as Ulaan Baatar. Hope you can help me out with this - I'd appreciate any information. Thanks - Mike

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2004 at 12:28 AM