Five Fantastic Reasons to Visit China
When we talk about vacation, the places to come to mind are the Bahamas, Hawaii, the Caribbean, etc. However, of all the countries in Asia many people are unaware of the great way visiting China will benefit them.
It is understandable as China is different from Europe and many American cities. The ancient city of China, however, can reward you in many ways. After spending a couple of months in this great country, here are five reasons why China should be your next vacation destination.
Food in China is way more than “Chinese Food” that many people hear or are familiar with at their local Chinese restaurant. China stands out for wide varieties of assorted delicacies that your digestive system will find exciting.
There are varieties of restaurants on the street with robust dishes and healthy delicacies that will leave your taste bud craving more. If you love Chinese food or Chinese takeout in your local country, you need to visit China and feel the real thing.
The People in China
Forget whatever you have read or heard about the rudeness or cold attitude of Chinese people. Many locals are usually excited to have foreigners, and they will treat you like a god. You will find people of good heart that will go out of their ways to make life comfortable for you.
I experienced this first hand when I hitchhiked on a Chinese cargo ship from Thailand to China.
Even in the big cities, you will see strangers wave at you, people willing to have a picture with you, all from their excitement of having a foreigner visit their country. You will form fantastic memories with good people that will stay with you for a pretty long time.
Chinese Unique Medicine: Acupuncture, Cupping Therapy
China is unique for its traditional medicine – acupuncture, cupping therapy, and others, which have proven potent in treating various illnesses like arthritis, high blood pressure, headache, migraine, stiff neck, etc.
Besides curing illness, such practice is extremely beneficial to humans as it enhances blood circulation, cures back pain, and other issues in a man. These practices help immensely to improve sleep and bring down the risk of stroke in man. Having a tour in China, be sure to try and get any of these therapies. You will be overwhelmed by the relief and effectiveness of the practice.
China Has a Rich Culture and Long History
China boasts of a whooping history of 5000 years. The country stands out for magnificent structures and glorious human wonders. There are opportunities for historical and cultural tours in China. You can visit places with civilizations that are thousands of years old.
Interestingly, China is blessed with such historical places as ancient towns, majestic buildings, and water towns.
- Ancient town: Dali Ancient Town, Xitang Ancient Town, Pingyao Ancient City, etc.
- The biggest Buddha in the world in Leshan, China
- Water town: these are built along rivers such as Tongli Water Town, Zhouzhuang Water Town, etc.
- Majestic buildings are the great wall of China, visiting the Terracotta Warriors and others things to do in Xian, and the forbidden city.
- The amazing ice festival in Harbin, Chinese Siberia, so well as the tiger sanctuary and other things to do in Harbin.
- The chance to hold a panda in Chengdu and other things to do in Chengdu.
- The ‘Avatar mountains’ of Zhangjiajie
- Visiting Yangshou, China’s most beautiful spot.
China is Affordable
How much does it cost to travel in China? A trip to China will not burn a hole in your pocket. It is one of the few destinations that you can plan for on a minimal budget. The hotels, foods, attractions, transport fare, etc., are within a reasonable price range.
My visit to jiuzhaigou national park in china cost me less than $30 a day.
You will get nice and decent accommodation in a 3-star hotel. Going on a trip in groups will also reduce the bills since you can get discounts and even split the bills.
China is a blessed country with a series of attractions for tourists and visitors. Of course you can visit the Great Wall from Beijing, one of the seven woners of the world, but there is also a lot more! A trip to the ancient city of China will never leave you the same just make sure you get your China visa handled.
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