Best of China travel guide

1st Edition May 2017

This title is called Discover China in North & South America and you can buy it here. Both editions contain the same great content.

Best of China is our collection of the country’s top sights and most authentic experiences.

Perfect for anyone who doesn’t need accommodation listings, it’s packed with expert knowledge, local secrets and carefully crafted itineraries, as well as the most relevant and up-to-date advice, to help you create an unforgettable trip.

Explore the Forbidden City in Beijing, marvel at the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, or wander around the pagodas and lilting willows of Hangzhou’s West Lake; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of China and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Best of China:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, festivals, cuisine, architecture, religion, environment, wildlife, painting, literature, film
  • Free, convenient pull-out Beijing map (included in print version), plus over 60 colour maps

Coverage includes: Beijing, Great Wall, Xi’an, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Huangshan, Hangzhou, Yangshuo, Fenghuang, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Sichuan, Macau, Yunnan and more

Book Details
ISBN: 9781786575234
Curator: Damian Harper
Writers: Piera Chen, Megan Eaves, David Eimer, Helen Elfer, Trent Holden, Stephen Lioy, Emily Matchar, Rebecca Milner, Kate Morgan, Tom Spurling, Phillip Tang
348 pages, 348pp color, 83 maps | Dimensions: 128mm × 197mm
Next edition due: Aug 2020

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What is a Best of Country book?

These are shorter, more concise guidebooks compared to our country guide series. More visually stimulating, they focus on the top sights and most authentic experiences. Perfect if you don’t need accommodation recommendations, they’re packed with expert knowledge, local secrets and carefully crafted itineraries, as well as the most relevant and up-to-date advice. If purchasing this title inside the Americas, this series is named "Discover" instead of "Best Of".

  • 60 full-colour maps and photos throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries to tailor your trip
  • Local travel advice for avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Insider tips to help you save time and money
  • Survival Guide A-Z: essential information on everything from
  • money and health to visas and emergency phone numbers
  • Recommendations on eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping and more

Please note that Best of guidebooks are only available as complete downloads, not as individual chapters, and may not be available in all file formats.

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