Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an
Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an

Overview

Visit China, where modern and ancient cultures come together to offer travelers unforgettable experiences. Cutting-edge architecture, technologically advanced cities and pockets of rich antiquity await discovery. Along with iconic wonders such as the Great Wall or Terracotta Warriors, archaeological adventurers can anticipate visits to a host of unforgettable sites, such as the Mogao cliff cave chapels that date back to AD 366 and the Silk Road route’s Jiayuguan Fort. From Beijing’s historic Tiananmen Square to Bezeklik’s Cave of 1000 Buddha’s, China should be on everyone’s bucket list. 


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Country Information - China

  • Currency - The currency of China is the Renminbi of the Yuan.
  • How to Dress - China is a fairly conservative country when it comes to dress sense. Chinese are often tidy and clean. Trousers are required for men and women in temples.
  • Cultural Differences - Chinese people are very curious of foreigners and often congregate in large groups together. Chinese people will often go to great lengths in restaurants to pay an entire bill rather than split it. 
  • Language - The most common language in China is Mandarin Chinese although there are several dialects. 
  • Tipping - Tipping is not customary in China. Gifts are more widely offered instead of money as a sign of appreciation. Archaeological Tours will take care of gratuities to restaurant staff, local guides and drivers