In general the guides were very good. the majority spoke good english. some easier to understand than others. our favourite guides were Coco and freddy who made a real effort and helped make our trip very enjoyable.we went to a souvenir shop per city, did not mind going as they were quite interesting and did not feel pressured to buy anything.
Drivers and vehicles were all great. no complaints
We found the lunches varied greatly from place to place. sometimes we were taken to posh hotels anbd lots of food ordered other times we were taken to very cheap local restaurants and not even given a drink other than the free green tea. The first restaurant in Beijing and the last one in Guilin were probably our favourites.
We had not realised that we were entitled to bottled water. received it sometimes but not every day.
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Provided by: Jennifer Cafferty
Country: United Kingdom
Itinerary: Lost in China
Updated on: Oct 9, 2011