Welcome to the biggest and highest plateau in the world. At an average height of 4,200 meters, it is so high that you have trouble breathing. On it you will find the highest mountains in the world, including Everest and Lhotse , which is 8,516 meters high. It's not surprising that very few people live here, but the countryside is magnificent.
The charms of Hangzhou are not far from Shanghai, about 200 km to the south-west to be precise. A practical place to visit for a relaxing weekend, this city of 2 million inhabitants is not just a bay that is famous for its natural beauty.
China presents such a variety of landscapes that I'd find it difficult to talk about the different aspects of its geography. With over 5,000 kilometers separating its borders, there are a number of different environments for its inhabitants to experience without leaving the country. In the east, there are mainly fertile plains, mountains, and the coast. In the west, rolling plateaux, mountains, deserts and steppes.
In the city of Xi’an , in north-western China, visitors will be enthused by the archeological treasures. These inconceivable statues were buried here eons ago. They make Xi'an into an essential destination that you absolutely must see during any trip to the region!
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Pingyao, one of the largest cities in Shanxi Province is bursting with unique monuments. A witness to Chinese history and traditions going back over 600 years, it remains one of the few cities where the famous walls have been completely preserved.
Historically, Gansu was the gateway to the "barbaric regions of the west." It also marks the beginning of the vast desert regions. Prepare yourself for a chilly, dry climate. Nothing fancy here! To visit Gansu in comfort, the most important thing is a sweater!
An iconic fixture of Chinese Culture, the Forbidden City is located on the edge of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Upon coming face-to-face with this majestic monument, you get the impression of having traveled back through time to the Imperial age. It was built in 1406 under the Ming Dynasty.