US Embassy in China
China is a huge country. If you do not unlimited and unrestrained endurance, it’s best to chase a slack route here, like sailing down the Yangzi River, the Silk Road, or discover Guangxi region’s the Dr Seuss countryside.
For several decades china was proved to be as an escorting civilization, the country was overwhelmed by civil strife, military conquers and overseas occupation.
For several residents, living standards have better considerably and the scope for personal selection has long-drawn-out, hitherto political controls stay taut. Main public holidays are best circumvented as it’s hard to find place or accommodation.
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
China isn’t a country – it’s a different world. Unless you have a couple of years and unlimited patience, it’s best to follow a loose itinerary here, such as following the Silk Road, sailing down the Yangzi River, or exploring the Dr Seuss landscape of Guangxi Province.
From shop-till-you-drop metropolises to the desert landscapes of Xinjiang, China is a land of cultural and geographic schisms. It’s not that it has completely done away with its Maoist past – it’s more that the yin of revolutionary zeal is being balanced by the yang of economic pragmatism.When To Go
Spring (March-April) and autumn (September-October) are the best times to visit China, though the higher altitude areas of Tibet, Qinghai and Western Sichuan are best visited in high summer (June-September). Daytime temperatures range from 20°C to 30°C (68°F-86°F) in these seasons – but bear in mind that nights can still be bitterly cold and it can sometimes be wet and miserable. Major public holidays, in particular Chinese New Year, are best avoided as it’s difficult to get around and/or find accommodation.
United States Embassy of Beijing, China
Ambassador Clark T. Randt, Jr.
Xiu Shui Bei Jie 3, 100600
Tel: (86-10) 6532-3831