China is a country that is gifted with many natural attractions and historical sites.The sheer size of China’s land and diverse use of the landscape can transport travelers from busy cities to isolated quite mountainous areas where one can bask in nature’s rhythm.
Situated in Southeast Asia along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean, China is the fourth largest country in area and home to more than 1.3 billion people. China’s geography is so diverse that it has hills, plains, and river deltas in the east and deserts, high plateaus, and mountains in the west. Beijing is the capital city of the Republic of China.
China’s climate varies from cold and dry in winter to unbearable heat and rain in summer. Due to the country’s vast land, the best time to visit should be based on the regions one plans to travel to and what kind of weather one enjoys.
Mandarin is the official language for China. English is widely learned and used as a secondary language by the younger Chinese generation.
The three main traditional Chinese religions: Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. Islam and Christianity have also presented in smaller numbers. The Chinese Communist Party, the government, is still anti-‚cult‘. In spite of this, some Chinese people continued to practice their religious beliefs at their own risk.
Culture and Festivals
China festivals which are rich in cultural meaning and history are celebrated throughout the year. Chinese, follow the lunar calendar, so the festival dates vary from year to year. Festivals are a central part of Chinese tradition, and it is celebrated in grandeur.
The official currency of China is Renminbi.
Everybody except citizens of India and Bangladesh must apply for a visa at least 30 days in advance of their proposed date of entry into Bhutan. There is no issuing of Visa on arrival. The local travel operator processes the visa on behalf of the guests.