Paul's Feedback on 23 Days Shanghai, Tongli, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo Tour
Contribute by Paul from Australia; Tour date: 2/28/2012
We have just returned from our tour to China and would like to thank you and China Hightlights for helping create a really great holiday. Overall the tour we booked through China Highlights was excellent. Everything went to plan in relation to all our accomodation and travel arrangements.
Two tour guides stood out particularly for us and they were Tony in Hangzhou and Lucy in Beijing. They spoke good English, were very knowledgeable and were good fun to be with.
In terms of accommodation all was of a high standard. The stand out accomodation for us was the Beijing Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel. While the rooms were not to the size or standard of the other bigger hotels we stayed in this was more than offset by the location in the heart of a real hutong area and by the level of friendly personal service and attention to detail by the hotel which created a very memorable stay. The hotel in Xian was quite a distance from the main areas of town and not in a particularly appealing area. The actual hotel itself was fine.
The high speed train journey from Hangzhou to Beijing was a great experience. An opportunity to see the changing countryside as we headed into north China.
Finally thanks for all your support and assistance in helping put this tour together. It provided us with a fantastic opportunity to visit and experience your country.
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Paul's Tour Reviews
The Gubeikou Great Wall: Lovee the great wall
Attitude & Services: Very beautiful person with a lovely manner
Knowledge of Subjects: Very good
Command of English: Excellent
Service: Beally great place to stay got a good sense of like local area
Attitude & Services: Excellent guide-willing able to answer all questions.
Reed Flute Cave: Weather very wet today.So that made it hard to appreciate the views.
Li River Cruise: Fantastic
Attitude & Services: Very pleasant and agreeable person.
Knowledge of Subjects: Not enough information.
Command of English: Good-but compared to our other guides.
Flexibility: Happy to assist us needed.
Local Arrangements: not appliable
Tongli: Accomodation was very nice.Very interesting-Small village experience was something we really loved.
The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat): Interesting day
Lingering Garden: Beautiful garden
Attitude & Services: At times overused mobile phone in our company.
Flexibility: Was very helpful with assistance passport problems.
Location: Lovely place to stay
Breakfast/Meals: Simple and delicious.
Location: Something wrong with heating.Room was very very hot even with airconditioning off.
Service: Every staff person was friendly,polite and helpful in restaurant,reception etc.
Room Comfort: Room too hot,but otherwise very lovely.
Breakfast/Meals: Very good
Cleanliness: Very good.
Pine and Crane Restaurant(Lunch): Excellent meal-Leo chose delicious dishes for us to eat.
Shaanxi History Museum: Well laid out.
Attitude & Services: Very efficient did everything to help us have a good time.
Knowledge of Subjects: A good job
Command of English: Excellent
Local Arrangements: Did her job very well.
Location: currently, building works and demolishion all around area nothing near hotel to enjoy to see, no atmosphere in the hotel
Hantangtianxia Dumpling Restaurant(Lunch): Delicious.
The West Lake(including the Island on the lake): ALL VERY INTERESTING BUT UNFORTUNATELY WEATHER WAS POOR &VISIBILITY LIMITED
Attitude & Services: TONY MADE OUR TRIP VERY INTERETING AND WAS VERY ,VERY HELPFUL &ENJOYABLE COMPANY
Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: Fantastic
Tongli Nanyuan Tea House(Lunch): We were the only guests.Food was not particularly good and fresh.
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- 23 Days Shanghai, Tongli, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo Tour
- Tracking Code: VA120114009
- Customers: Mr. Paul
- Group Size: 2 people
- Nationality: Australia
- Duration: 23 days
- Tour Date: 2/28/2012
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