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Leah Wang

I have been an English tour guide in China for 16 years. I have met travelers from all over the world. I love to teach the culture and authenticity of China to travelers . This way our guests always learn something about the country while they are visiting and I always learn something from them in return.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I specialize in culture tours such as: The Great Wall in Beijing, Xi'an for the Terra-cotta Army. I could talk with travelers about Chinese history for hours. Most of them like to join in on the final tests about the history they have learned while on the tour. I even like to give them a proper Chinese name according to their personalities!"

How did you get involved in travel?

"I have worked as a tour guide all over China, therefore, I know the cities and attractions very well. I have been on the front lines of travelling! Being a guide combines my enjoyment of travel with my love for interacting with people. No one tour is ever the same. I enjoy every tour."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"In the year 2008,I did a tour with 12 travellers . One afternoon, we went to the City Wall of Xi'an for a bike ride. Everyone was taking pictures and talking and enjoying themselves so much it ended up taking us 4 hours to finish the 14kms to the top of the city wall! At the end of the tour, when we returned the bikes, the staff did not charge us for going over our time because the tour of the City Wall was enjoyed so much by all! "

Explore the Yunnan Province - 7 Days

You'll pack an incredible week with the highlights of China's Yunnan province. After arriving in the city of Kunming, you'll transfer to Dali and visit the Stone Forest, a natural marvel of towering limestone rocks. Then you'll tour other historic towns and cities that were once fixtures on the ancient tea trading routes while also visiting incredible natural wonders like Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Black Dragon Pool.

Yuyuan Garden (Garden of Happiness) in the center of Shanghai
Highlights from Shanghai to Beijing - 12 Days

This exciting 12-day itinerary includes some of China's best cultural and natural wonders. Kick off the trip in cosmopolitan Shanghai where you'll explore its modern waterfront, peaceful gardens, and artsy neighborhoods. Next is Zhangjiajie for a dose of dramatic mountain vistas before you continue to Xi'an to see the Terra Cotta Warriors. Finish with a bullet train to Beijing to experience the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and—on your last full day—the Great Wall of China.

Chengdu Panda Research Base
Chengdu City & Pandas - 4 Days

Make the most of your time in Chengdu in Southwest China on this 4-day itinerary. See the Giant Leshan Buddha and Mt. Emei Buddhist sites, then wander through the historic city to see local life and catch a performance at the Sichuan Opera. End your trip with a visit to the Panda Research Base to see the famous animals up-close.

The Great Wall
China Golden Triangle Tour - 8 Days

This 8-day tour to Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai shows off China's highlights at a relaxed and comfortable pace. Start in Beijing to see Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China, then continue to Xi'an to see the Muslim Quarter and the Terracotta Warriors. End your trip in metropolitan Shanghai to see the modern Bund waterfront, ancient Yu Gardens, and historic French Concession.

Cherry blossoms in Xi'an
Best of China - 13 Days

This packed itinerary checks off China's top cultural and natural highlights. Visit Beijing to see the Forbidden City and hike along the Great Wall, then take the bullet train to Xi'an to see the Terracotta Warriors. Visit Guilin to see the world's tallest Buddha and enjoy Yangshuo's serene countryside. Tour Chengdu's panda research station before finishing your trip in metropolitan Shanghai.

Bridge across the Yangtze River near Three Gorges Dam
China's Ancient Capitals & Yangtze River Cruise - 13 Days

Experience the ancient capitals of China, regarded as the cradles of Chinese civilization. You'll also explore the longest river in Asia on a luxurious river cruise which takes you to one of the world's largest dams. This tour is a great balance of history, breathtaking views, and insight into Chinese culture.