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China Travel Guide, Sightseeing, Culture, Hotels, Restaurants

  1. $31.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : LONE15479

    China Travel Guide.
    Lonely Planet Publications. Welcome to China: vast, ambitious, proud, and transforming like never before. Speed down alleyways on your Beijing bicycle, slurp steaming noodles in the shadow of a Shanghai skyscraper and wake up spellbound to the desertscapes on Xinjiang. Whether you seek the Terracotta Warriors of ancient Xi'an or a few moments with the pandas of Chengdu, this bestselling guidebook will take you through the heart of China. BE INSPIRED by the wonders of the Middle Kingdom - this guide offers the best coverage available, from the Great Wall to the high passes of Tibet. TALK THE TALK and find what you want with handy Chinese script throughout. UNWIND your qi in the most chic hostels, guest-houses and hotels. CONNECT with the real China - scintillating History and Culture chapters. FIND IT YOURSELF with 261 easy-to-use maps.
  2. $30.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : DORL15480

    China Eyewitness Travel Guide.
    Dorling Kindersley Publications. 672 pages. Size 125x217mm. Beautifully commissioned photographs, spectacular 3-D aerial views, and comprehensive information, help travelers to China discover both the charm and majesty of this fascinating destination.
  3. $29.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : ROUG15481

    China Travel Guide 5th Edition.
    Rough Guide Publications. 1232 pages. The Rough Guide to China is the definitive guidebook to one of the world's most fascinating and rapidly changing travel destinations. The full-color introduction gives an inspiring insight into many of China's highlights, from the awesome scenery down the Yangzi River to the incredible Great Buddha at Leshan and the lavish Confucius Temple. Read expert background on everything from the treasures of the Forbidden City to the Buddhist art of the Mogao Caves as well as comprehensive information on China's history, politics, cultures and peoples. This fully- updated fifth edition includes an extended chapter on Shanghai and new colour inserts throughout allowing you to choose where to go and what to see, inspired by over 150 photos. Rely on our selection of the best places to stay and eat, for every budget with place names, accommodation and restaurants invaluably translated into Chinese script. Featuring over 140 detailed maps plus vital Chinese characters, this indispensable guide takes you from cutting-edge clubs in Shanghai to holy mountains in Tibet and from ancient temples to gleaming new skyscrapers. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to China.
  4. $27.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : FODR15482

    China Travel Guide 5th Edition.
    Fodor Publications. 768 pages. Experience the Olympic buzz around Beijing, take a slow boat through the spectacular Three Gorges, or soak up the surreal landscape of Everest Base Camp: it's no wonder that China's tourism market is a booming $70 billion industry and growing as the Olympics near. With more maps, a language guide, and in-depth illustrated features on local food, culture, and customs, our savvy coverage will enable travelers to unravel the mysteries of China. ?Brand new regional planning pages provide an overview of the best travel destinations and address the logistics of a visit ?Chinese character translations of every recommended restaurant, hotel and nightclub in the country ?Expanded restaurant and hotel coverage on all of the most visited regions ?Completely updated dining and lodging reviews ?Personal recommendations on the most reliable tour guides in the country, where to find them, and how to book them ?Handy mini-essays, maps and images that highlight China's cultural diversity and historic importance.
  5. $26.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : FROM15483

    China Frommer's Guide 3rd Edition.
    Frommer Publications. 882 pages. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Insider tips on China's top attractions, plus extensive coverage of unique and off-the-tourist-track regions and villages. Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
  6. $28.95 + $5.80 p&h or $16.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : BRAD15484

    Chinese Wildlife Travel Guide.
    1st Edition. Bradt Publications. 208 pages. China is home to a remarkable variety of unusual wildlife, including many rare and threatened species under conservation. This new wildlife guide provides a colourful introduction to the species of a country that is beginning to emerge as a fascinating destination for natural history enthusiasts. Visitors can discover a range of habitats: the huge deserts of the northwest and the Tibetan Plateau, forested mountain slopes and the rivers, lakes and steamy tropical forests of the deep south. Interesting features on medicinal plants, rare cranes and, of course, the giant panda supplement animal and habitat listings. Accessible and beautifully illustrated, Chinese Wildlife will appeal both to the first-time visitor and the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume. It is also a great souvenir. ? The only guidebook on the market dedicated to China's wildlife. ? Around 200 first-class photographs illustrating China's most interesting species. ? All major animal groups covered: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, with habitats and plantlife.
  7. $25.95 + $5.80 p&h or $16.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : BRAD15485

    China: Yunnan Province Travel Guide.
    2nd Edition. Bradt Publications. 272 pages. Located in southwest China, this geographically and ethnically diverse region is the centre of a growing focus on ecotourism. This new guide covers Yunnan's many attractions including the provincial capital of Kunming, legendary Yangtze and Mekong rivers, Buddhist stupas and Tibetan border monasteries. Essential practical information is backed up by a detailed insight into Yunnanese history and culture, giving an all-round picture of this intriguing province. ? Excellent coverage of ethnic minorities ? Highlights, events and festivals throughout the year ? Information for naturalists, hikers and cultural travellers.
  8. $24.95 + $5.80 p&h or $16.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : BRAD15486

    Great Wall of China: Beijing and Northern China Travel Guide.
    1st Edition. Bradt Publications. 256 pages. Each chapter covers an individual province, incorporating the history and legends related to the wall in that area; there is also coverage of the main cities that act as a base for exploration. A range of cultural information - Chinese food, customs, history, politics and economy -provides the essential background to gain an insight into the local way of life.
  9. $26.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery

    Item Code : LONE15487

    China's Southwest Travel Guide.
    Lonely Planet Publications. 536 pages. Follow your shadow floating over limestone peaks on a Guangxi ballooning voyage. Hike Tiger Leaping Gorge to the snowcapped mountaintops of Haba Shan via the Jinsha River. Savour the Yin and Yang of spicy, sizzling or soaked-in-soy Southwest delicacies. Get caught up in the dancing at the vibrant Miao Lusheng Festival.