WildChina Getaways: Short Escapes to Extraordinary Places

Sometimes you’re in the mood for an epic adventure across foreign lands, but other days you’re just looking for a weekend away in a new city. WildChina’s Getaways Collection is made for getting the most out of a short few days in a new place.

Beijing Hutong

Weave your way through a hutong to experience local life. Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen.
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New High-Speed Train Makes Yunnan Province More Accessible

The new high-speed rail line to Yunnan makes one of our favorite China destinations that much more accessible. From June 30th 2016, you’ll be able to travel from Shanghai all the way across the country to Kunming, China’s launchpad for outdoor adventure, in just 10 hours.  

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The journey from Shanghai to Kunming, Yunnan is now only 10 hours. Photo by Enzo Jiang via flikr (more…)

Beshan Gāi Returns for 2016

September 2015 marked a landmark anniversary for WildChina – 15 years of pioneering experiential travel experiences throughout China! When deciding how to celebrate, a gala dinner seemed like an obvious choice but we aren’t ones to settle for the ordinary…

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Shanghai Disney Resort Opens Its Gates – Here’s What You’ll Find Inside

The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is finally here! The first Disney park to open in Mainland China, “Mickey Mouse with Chinese Characteristics” took over 5 years of construction, $5.5 Billion USD in investment and employs over 10,000 workers. Read on to get into the Disney spirit and make the most out of your visit.

shanghai-disney-resortCelebrating the new park with Mickey Mouse. Photo by pinkpunkdesign via instagram.

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24 Hours in Xi’an

If you only have 24 hours in Xi’an to take in the city’s historic sites, you’re in luck. Though you could easily linger for two more days and absorb all the magnificent details of this ancient city, it is possible to see the main draws in just one. Here’s our best advice for your perfect one day trip to Xi’an.

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Adventures on the Tibetan Plateau: No Permit Required

Summer is the perfect time for an adventure on the Tibetan Plateau. But you don’t have to go through the process of getting special permits to Tibet in order to experience the richly spiritual and deeply welcoming Tibetan culture. In fact, some of China’s most exciting adventure destinations lie just outside the borders of Tibet proper on the outer edges of the Tibetan plateau. Here are our favorites:

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