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We had an absolutely perfect day with our tour guide - Rogin Luo - who took us for a hike along The Great Wall! Didn't know what to expect and were thrilled to have him as our guide. Very imformative, knowledgable and fun! We go to experience a part of The Great Wall that was unrestored and see all its natural beauty. Got a long history lesson along the way!

After the hike, we all went to lunch at a small place at the bottom of the hill. Located in a house, we ate lunch in the proprietors bedroom! What a hoot! Rogin is the Best of the Best! This tour company delivered for us and we are extremely grateful.

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Hubei Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei Province and the largest city in the central China. It is composed of the three formerly independent towns (Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang), which are cut apart by the Yangtze River and Hanjiang River. Wuhan is at the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and the Hanjiang River, hence the name of "the City of Rivers and Lakes".

Wuhan is a historical city with a history of over 3500 years. China's Chu culture starts here. The city was prised open to the foreign trade in 19th century by the Treaty of Nanjing. Today you still can find the colonial buildings in the former foreign concessions along Yanjiang Road and Jianghan Road. The 1911 Xinhai Revolution first broke out in the city of Wuhan, which sparkled the beginning of the end for the Qing Dynasty.

Wuhan has rich tourist resources and within a few hours'drive, you have an easy access to the Unesco World Heritage-crowned Wudang Mountains. Wuhan has an advantageous position in transportation thanks to its central location in China. Within five hours, by high-speed trarns from Wuhan, you will reach Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

Whether you are a leisure or business travler, Wuhan is worth your exploring for quite a few days. This is the one-stop place for planning your trip to Wuhan no matter you are a very independent traveler or local travel agency frequent user.

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» Wuhan Half Day Tour
Wuhan Half Day Tour Attractions: Yellow Crane Tower, Hubei Provincial Museum
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees
Hotel: No
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Tour Code: WPT-01
Price: from US$60  p/p

» Wuhan Highlight Day Tour
Wuhan Highlight Day Tour Attractions: Yellow Crane Tower, Hubei Provincial Museum, East Lake, Guiyuan Temple and Jianghan Road
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees + lunch as listed
Hotel: No
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 8 hours
Tour Code: WPT-02
Price: from US$75  p/p

» Wuhan Wudang Mountains 2 Day Tour
Wuhan Wudang Mountains 2 Day Tour Attractions: Wudang Shan Museum, Purple Cloud Temple, South Cliff, Golden Hall, and Martial Arts Show in Wudang Mountains
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees + meals as listed
Hotel: Wudang Mountains
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 2 days
Tour Code: WPT-03
Price: from US$255  p/p

» Wuhan 4 Day Highlight Tour
Wuhan 4 Day Highlight Tour  Attractions: Sightseeing in Wuhan and Wudang Mountains
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees
Hotel: Yes
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 4 days
Tour Code: WPT-04
Price: from US$420 p/p

» Beijing Wuhan 4 Day High-speed Train Tour
Beijing Wuhan 4 Day High-speed Train Tour  Destinations: Beijing, Wuhan and Wudang Mountains
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees + meals as listed + Highspeed trains
Hotel: Yes
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 4 days  
Tour Code: WPT-05
Price: from US$600  p/p

» Shanghai Wuhan 4 Day Bullet Train Tour
Shanghai Wuhan 4 Day Bullet Train Tour  Destinations: Shanghai, Wuhan and Wudang Mountains
Tour Type: A private tour
Service: Personal Guide + Private car + entrance fees + meals as listed + Bullet trains
Hotel: Yes
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 4 days
Tour Code: WPT-06
Price: from US$525  p/p

Wuhan Travel Information
When to Visit
Wuhan is within the subtropical monsoon climate zone featuring plenty of rainfall and sunshine. The summer in Wuhan is bitterly hot and humid, dubbed as "furnace", especially in the two months of July and August. The winter in Wuhan is very cold. The most of the railfall falls from April to July. The most comfortable months for travelere are spring and autumn.

Getting There and Away
Travel to Wuhan by train
Wuhan has three major railway stations - Wuhan Railway Station, Hankou Railway Station and Wuchang Railway Station. Wuhan is a major railway hub, linked by direct trains with most of China's major cities.
Wuhan Railway Station: Mainly designed for Beijing-Guangzhou High-speed trains, and Shanghai - Wuhan high-speed trains
Add: in the Qingshan District, Wuhan Tel:(027)95105105, 027-12306
Hankou Railway Station:Mainly for fast and slow trains (Non-highspeed trains ) for Chengdu, Chongqing, Beijing...
Add: Fazhan Avenue, Hanjiang District, Wuhan Tel:(027)65650666
Wuchang Raiway Station: Mainly in charge of the common passenger trains and freight.
Add: 643 Zhongshan Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan Tel: (027)88068888

So, please pay special attention to your ticket and make sure at or from which station you will arrive or leave Wuhan.

Overland Travel to Wuhan
It is very convenient to travel to Wuhan by highway. Several pivotal expressways intersect at Wuhan including Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway, Shanghai-Chengdu Highway and Wuhan Outer Ring Road which connects to the major highways of the country.

There are four major long-distance bus stations in Wuhan.
Jinjiadun Long-distance Bus Station: No.170, Fazhan Road in Hankou District, Wuhan
Xinrongcun Long-Distance Bus Station: No.01, Xinrongcun, Hankou, Wuhan
Fujiapo Long-Distance Bus Station: No.358 Wuluo Road Wuchang, Wuhan
Wuchang Hongji Automobile Passenger Bus Station: No.519, Zhongshan Road, Wuchang, Wuhan

Service Line: (027) 83977777

Travel to Wuhan by Flight
Wuhan Tianhe Internatioal Airport is about 26km northwest of the downtown Wuhan. The Tianhe Airport has direct domestic flights to the major cities in China including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou as well as international flights overseas to Paris, Toyko, Seoul and Singapore.
Tickect Booking Service: (027)8366666
Flight Information: (027) 85819111

Tianhe Airport Shuttle Lines: regular airport buses connecting Hankou Railway Station, Wuchang Railway Station, Wuhan Railway Station and the downtown Wuhan ( Prices: 14 - 36 ). The tai ride from Tianhe Airport to the downtown RMB 80.

Travel to Wuhan by Boat
You can also get to Wuhan vis boats on the Yangtze River, either from downstream destinations such as Shanghai and Nanjing or from the upstream destination of Chongqing, on the famous Three Gorges cruise route.
Get Around in Wuhan
At the present time, Wuhan has over 12,000 taxies operated by hundreds of taxi companies in all shapes and sizes. Taking taxi is the most common and convenient way for transportation inside the city. But taxis are sometimes hard to find, especially in commercial areas and in rush hours.

Wuhan Taxi Fares:
Elysee Taxi: RMB 6 within 2 kilometers, RMB 1.4 for each extra km
C-Triomphe Taxi: 8 RMB within 2 kilometers, 1.6 for each extra km
Extra Oil Surchage:RMB 2

Booking Line: (27) 66667777 ( an extra charge of RMb 2 for each booking )
Complaint Line: (027) 82633333

Wuhan plans to build 9 subway lines and 3 city light rails before the year 2040. Now Subway Line 1 ( or light rail No.1) and Subway Line 2 are put into use.

Light Rail Line 1 is 28870 meters long, an elevated rail (and therefore called "light rail" ). The Light Rail Line starts from Dijiao In Jiangan District to Dongwu Street in Dongxihu District, passing by 26 stops including Tiandi Plaza, Walking Street of Jianghan, Wuhan Plaza and Wuhan International Convetion。 Service time: 6:00 - 22:00 (every 6 minutes).

The subway line 2 is the first line in China that passes under the Yangtze River (a 3100m long tunnel), connecting Hankou District and Wuchang District, totalling 27.985km with 21 stations.

Sightseeing Bus
There is a public sightseeing bus with auto guides systerm in four languages Chinese, English, French and Japanese. Tourists can get on and off at any of the stops within the day by one tikcets. The following 18 stops:
Yangtze River Beach Park, Yuehan Dock, Jiqing Street, Wanda Plaza on Jianghan Road, Small Commodities Market on Hancheng Street, Guqin Tai (The Lute Platform), Guishan Mountain Scenic Area, 1911 Revolution Museum (Yellow Crane Tower0, Chu River Han Street Central Dock, Fangying Street of Han Street, Hubei Musuem, Liyuan Square at East Lake Scenic Area, Xudong Shopping Plaza, Wuhan Tiandi Plaza, Site of the August 7 Conference (Yuehan Dock), Jianghan Road Walking Street and Yangtze River Beach Park. Time: 08:30 - 18:30 (April - October); 9:00-17:00 (Nov - Mar). Ticket: RMB30.

Though there are seven bridges across the Yangtze River in Wuhan, some of the ferry courses are still in use. One popular ferry course starts from Zhongshan Dock in Wuchang to Wuhan Ferry Terminal in Hankou. Every 20 minutes, ticket RMB1.5, from 6:30 to 20:00. SightseS

Top 10 Attractions in Wuhan
Yellow Crane Tower: the land mark in Wuhan which has been standing on the top of She Mountain (Snake Mountain) for over 1800 years.
East Lake: the largest city lake in China famous for its beautiful lake, Chu culture and flowers.
Hubei Provincial Museum: a national-level musuem with a huge collection of cultural relics including the world famous Bell Chimes.
Guiyuan Temple: One of the four largest temples in Wuhan, well known for its 500 arhats.
Wuhan Botanical Garden: over 10,000 kinds of botanical resources collected and saved in the garden.
Yifu Museum in the University of Geosciences: over 30,000 pieces of precious geological specimens.
Wuhan Museum: more than 100,000 pieces of historical and cultural relics, including the secret devices from ancient imperial families.
Qingchun Pavilion: Standing pposite Yellow Crane across the Yangtz River, the pavilion is renowned as "Place of Interest in the Three Chu".
Wuhan happy Valley: a cultural theme park, a must attration for kids.
.Eastern Race Course: the only international standard race course for hore riding in central China.

Where to Stay in Wuhan
Five Star Hotel:
1. Wuhan Shangri-la Hotel: 700 Jianshe Avenue, Jiangan District, Wuhan Tel:(027)
2. Ramada Plaza Tianlu Hotel: No.5 Qingnian Road, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel: (027)83630888
3. Novotel Xinhua Wuhan Hotel: No.558 Jianshe Avenue, Jianhan District, Wuhan Tel: (027) 85551188
4. Howard Johnsson Pearl Plaza Wuhan: No. `82 Yanjiang Avenue, Jiangan District, Wuhan Tel: (027)82776666
5. Wuhan Jinjiang International Hotel: No.707 Jianshe Avenue, Jianghan District, Wuhan Tel: (027)85786888
6. New World Wuhan Hotel: No.630 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel: (027)83808888
7. Marco Polo Wuhan Hotel: No.159 Yanjiang Avenue, Jiangan District, Wuhan tel: (027)8277888
8. East Lake Hotel: No.231 Yaojialing, Wuchang District, Wuhan Tel: (027)67813999
9. Best Western Mayflower Hotel Wuhan: No.385 Wuluo Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan Tel: (027) 68871588
10. Ramada Plaza Optics Valley Hotel: No.726 Luoyu Road, Wuchang, Wuhan Tel: (027) 87806888

Four Star Hotels
1. Wuhan Asia Hotel: No.616 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel:(027) 83807777
2. Wuhan Meilian Holiday Hotel: No.868 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel: (027)85867888
3. Jianghan Hotel: No.245 Shengli Street, Wuhan Tel: (027)68825888
4. Yanze Hotel: No.1131 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel: (027)83632828
5. Kingdom Hotel: No.350 Qingnian Road, Jianghan District, Wuhan Tel: (027)68855666
6. Zhongyuan International Hotel: No.27, Huangpu Street, Jiangan District, Wuhan (027)68829999
7. Wuhan Gezhouba Hotel: No.558 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou District, Wuhan Tel:(027) 68835888
8. Holiday Inn Wuhan Riverside: No.88 Ximachang Street, Haiyang District, Wuhan Tel:(027)84716688
9. New Beacon International Hotel: No.231 Xinhua Road, Jianghan District, Wuhan Tel:(027)5952888
10. Roying Hotel: No.148 Jiefang Avenue, Qiaokou Disrtrict, Wuhan Tel: (027)688399999

Budget Hotels
Wuhan Pathfinder International youth Hostel: No.Zhongshan Road, Wuchang, Wuhan Tel: (027)88844092
Yangtze River Interntional Youth Hostel: No.47 Jianghan Road, Hankou District, Wuhan (027)82757188
LOFT Youth Hostel: Hangyangzou Creative Zone, Guibei Road, Hanyang District, Wuhan Tel:(027)84711009

Where and What to Eat in Wuhan
Wuhan Food belongs to Hubei Cuisine, one of China's top 10 cuisines with many representative dishes. There is a saying goes that Guangzhou is a paradise for eating Shanghai for dressing while Wuhan is famous for the combination of both - eating and dressing.

You can easily find plentiful restaurants and easteries in Hankou: the alleys north of Zhongshan Avenue, the area between Qianjin Yilu and Jiqing Street; in Wuchang: the alleys south of Zhoghua Road and Shouyi Garden Snack Street.

"Guozao" (spend morning) is a popular way to say having breakfast in Wuhan. The epitome of Wuhan breakfast is "reganmian", hot-dry noodles.

Below are the local snacks in Wuhan:
Duck's neck or Ya Bozi: made of duck necks and spices.
Bean skin or Doupi: a famous local dish with a filling of egg, rice, beef, mushrooms and beans.
Soup dumpling or Xiaolongtangbao: a kind of dumpling with thin skin made of flour, steamed with very juicy meat.

Shopping in Wuhan
Wuhan is a highly commercialized city, a shopping macca just like the city of Shanghai. The walking street of Jianghan is a must for first-time visitors who would like to go window shopping on their short trip to Wuhan. Below is the list of the popular shopping centers in Wuhan:

1. Wuhan Plaza: 688 Jiefang Avenue Tel: (027) 85714125
2. Wuhan International Plaza Shopping Center (Wushang Mall): 690 Jiefang Avenue Tel: (027)85717127
3. Wushang World Trade Plaza Shopping Center: 686 Jiefang Avenue Tel:(027)85448217
4. New World Department Store: 642 Jiefang Avenue Tel:(027) 83800088
5. Wuhan Shopping Mall: 18 Xudong Street, Wuchang District Tel:(027)68898602
6. Chicony Square: 6 Luoyu Road, hongshan District Tel(027)87665858

Nightlife in Wuhan
Hankou is the hangout for travelers to drink or dine out in the evening. The Yanjiang Avenue is the best place to start with. There are a lot of bars along Yanjiang Avenue.

Some of the performanes and concerts that may be interesting to you:

1. Qintai Grand Theatre: No.7 Zhiyin Avenue, Hanyang District Tel:(027) 84550088
2. Qintai Concert Hall: No.7 Zhiyin Avenue, Hanyang District Tel:(027)81880089
3. Wuhan Theatre: 1012 Jiefang Avenue, Jiangan District Tel:(027)82832744
4. Zhongnan Theatre: 1001 Qiuchang Street, Jinghan Avenue, Jiangan District Tel:(027)82835366
5. Wuhan Acrobatic Hall: 739 Jianshe Avenue, hankou District Tel:(027)85799884
6. Wuhan Qindao's Night Performance Center: 108 Zhongbei Road, Wuchang Tel:(027)87829005

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