At 12.30 AM, midnight we catch the flight at Kempe Gowda
International airport , Bangalore, to Bangkok,and reached
The Suvarna Bhumi Airport at Bangkok at 6 AM. Bangkok
is the capital of Thailand,ruled by the monarch of Chakkri
dynasty.At 10 AM catch the flight to Beijing and reached at
3.30 PM.We had been allotted rooms at hotel ”Holiday Inn”.Indian
food served at Indian hotel named ”Indian Ganges Hotel”.
Breakfast was complimentary.The staff in the hotel don’t
know English.The must-see attractions of China were offered
with an escorted tour sponsored by Thomas Cook.
a)The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of
stone, brick, tamped earth, wood and other materials, built
along an east to west line.The Great Wall stretches from
Dandong in the east to Lop Lake in the west.It takes about
30-40 minutes to climb thousands of steps to reach the
Great Wall in Beijing.
b)Beijing National Stadium, designed for hosting winter
olympics and paralympics.
c)History of the Forbidden city begins in the 15th century,
when it was built as the palace of the Ming emperors of
China. It is located in the centre of Beijing, China. The
floors of major halls were paved with golden bricks.
d)A war memorial is a building to commemorate those
who died in world war I.
e)The summer palace is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens
and palaces in Beijing.
f)Shanghai Maglev train is a magnetic levitation train
with speed 431 km/h.
g)”A P Plaza Mall” is Pudong’s biggest market located
underground in Metro Line 2 of Shanghai.
h)The Longhua temple is a Buddhist temple.
i)Wuzhen,”The Venice of China” is a beautiful
6,500 year old water town near Shanghai.
j)Shanghai Oriental Pearl T V and Radio Tower,
with a height of 468 meters is the world’s 6th
highest T V and Radio Tower, which stands by
the bank of Huanghu river.
k)Shanghai museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art.
l)Tian Hou Silk Company is the largest tourist oriented
professional silk company.
Must -see -places in Hong Kong are-
a)Ladies Market-about a kilo metre of street market
bustle and clothing accessories and souvenir bargains.
b)Ocean Park–Thrill rides, giant pandas and a world
class aquarium keep ocean park on Hong Kong’s
list of favourites.
Xian is a world famous cultural city. It has numerous
historical sites containing many artefacts;among
which, the terra-cotta figures of the Qin Dynasty
are considered to be the most outstanding.
Macau is an island in the South China sea.
It is just a short one-hour ferry ride from Hong Kong.
Attractions in Macau Island are-
a)Kun Lam Temple-this Buddhist temple is
dedicated to Kun Lam (Goddess of Mercy).
b)Ruins of St.Paul’s.The facade which was
left after fire in 1835, becomes the world famous
monument. At the back of the facade is the museum
of Sacred Art and Crypt.
c)Macau Tower is 338 meters above ground. It is
the highest tower for bungy jumping.It also has a
sky walk.It also has cinema, restaurants and
At Macau we were staying in Regency hotel and at
Days Hotel in Shanghai. Guides were friendly.I
enjoyed the tour in the company of friends.