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JAMES's Feedback on 11 Days Hangzhou, Xian, Beijing, Yichang, Shanghai Tour

Contribute by  JAMES from Australia; Tour date: 8/25/2009

Hi Leon, We had a great time in China and this was mainly due to the planing and preparation carried out by China Highlights. The guides were experienced and very professional in every aspct of their duties. There were of course a few little problems but they, in no way , lessened the enjoyable holiday. In answering your questions , we had to think long and hard to arrive at constructive critism as the holiday was so good. Firstly, the most memorable attraction was undoubtedly the Terracotta Warriors. We could have spent more time in Xian with the museum and the warriors---perhaps one more day. The most outstanding tour guide for us was MONICA ZHANGJIE. She made our stay in Xian so memorable and enjoyable. Her knowledge was also impressive as was her care and consideration for us. Tunker and Pan were also excellent and did much to enhance our stay and were both extremely professional and helpful. The guides we had in Yichang and Hangzhou were not as good as Monica,Tunker and Pan. The first hotel , The Sofitel Xanadu, was excellent however we didn't get a chance to enjoy it as our flight was late and we arrived at the hotel about midnight and were gone about 0700 hrs the next morning. Probably a waste of money in this case. The other hotels , with exception of the Westlake Golden Plaza, were all very good and comfortable.The Westlake was very ordinary. The other hotels were very comfortable .All the meals were extremely good and we could not fault any hotel. I think your WOW factor was provided by the top three guides and their drivers. They made our holiday run so smoothly. The airport procedures were a little daunting in China but the guides were excellent and helped us through the procedures with ease. We would have no hesitation in recommending your company to anybody and would be delighted to talk with potential customers on our experiences.I would prefer email contact. I would like to remain on the mailing list. We have not looked at our photos just yet but when I do , I will forward some to you. Once again , I would like to thank you and your staff for making our holiday so memorable and when I return to China[ not if ,but when I return]-be assured I will contact you for assistance. Regards jim powell

JAMES's Tour Reviews

Overall Rating:
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.77 / 5)
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.89 / 5)
StarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.17 / 5)
Tour Guide:
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.83 / 5)
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.97 / 5)
StarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.50 / 5)
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.71 / 5)

Yuyuan Garden: Pan very informative.

Jade Buddha Temple: Excellent knowledge.

Yuyuan Market: Ok.

Oriental Pearl TV Tower: Amazing.

Shanghai Museum: Outstanding exhibits.

Tour Guide:
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.62 / 5)

Command of English: Very satisfactory and pleasant.

Local Arrangements: Good.

StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 5.00 / 5)
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.94 / 5)

The Terracotta Warriors and Horses: Guide and driver were excellent in the information of site.

Shaanxi History Museum: Outstanding knowledge.

Great Mosque: Once again an outstanding effort byu the team.

Tour Guide:
StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.99 / 5)

Attitude & Services: An outstanding guide who display real talent and feeling for her job.

StarStarStarStarStar (Excellent, 5.00 / 5)
StarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.50 / 5)
StarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.50 / 5)
Tour Guide:
StarStarStarStar (Excellent, 4.08 / 5)