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Friday, January 1st, 2016

May Day Hiking Tour in Guangxi and Guizhou

Looking for a May Day trip with a difference? Check out our trip to North-Western Guangxi and South-Western Guizhou from April 29th-May 5th, 2016. Continue reading

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Friday, June 20th, 2014

National Day Hiking Tour in Yunnan

Looking for a National Day escape? Check out our trekking trip in the countryside around Lijiang this October 2nd-6th. Continue reading

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Friday, October 12th, 2012

New cable car in Cangshan Mountain

You no longer have to be fit to enjoy the heights of Cangshan Mountain. Read about the new 5.5km Ximatan cable car taking you up to 3900 metres. Continue reading

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Monday, February 6th, 2012

Climbing Haba Summit in winter

January and February are the hardest months to climb Haba Snow Mountain. Here, our guide, Jonathan, shares his account of a climb he did this January with Maxine, Simone and Michael. Continue reading

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Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Upcoming join-in trips

Backroads of China is running several join-in trips in 2012. If you are looking for some people to share the journey with, look here. Continue reading

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Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Eco-buses in Rice Terraces

Compulsary eco-buses are now running in the Dragon Backbone Rice Terraces near Longsheng. Tickets for the eco-bus cost 30 RMB/person. Continue reading

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Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Daocheng-Yading Airport to open

Plans for the construction of a new airport just 50 kilometres north of Daocheng country have been approved by the State Council of China. Continue reading

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Friday, March 11th, 2011

Rising entrance fees in Guangxi

Entrance fees to the Dragon Backbone Rice Terraces and Li River Scenic Area have risen to 60 and 80 CNY/person respectively, with more rises on the way. Continue reading

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Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Chinese Public Holiday Dates for 2011

Wondering when you’ll have time off to travel? Or keen to avoid peak travel times? Here is the list of China’s public holidays for 2011 as announced by the Chinese Tourism Bureau. Continue reading

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Where to go this Spring Festival

Wondering where to go this Chinese New Year? Here’s Backroads of China’s top 4 destinations… Continue reading

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