It gets…slow…around here…the closer….we get…to holiday again…
Wonder about where to go?
New York, Paris, London, Rome… the famous places you may have been visited before.
Want to try some other places just like staying at home?
Have you ever considered visiting China?
I bet that China should be the perfect choice for you during the Feb. 2013.
The 2013 Chinese Spring Festival, the most traditional & important holiday in China is coming soon. Traveling in China no matter where you’ll visit, like Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Tibet, Chengdu, Yunnan or Yangtze River … you could be comfortable just like being at home with warm & enthusiastic reception, experience the authentic local culture and customs in this grand event and discover the most charming, delicious, historic, and cool places in China.
The following are three popular ways to celebrate 2013 Chinese Spring Festival. You could stay on a luxury Yangtze River Cruise, visit local families or enjoy your private tour with good drivers and guides to see the thriving & vibrant China.
Celebrate 2013 Chinese Spring Festival on Yangtze Cruise Ships:
- Feb. 10, 2013 (the first day in Chinese Lunar Calendar) – 4 Days & 3 Nights downstream Cruise Century Sky & Century Sun with special activities onboard taking you enjoy the best China and explore the local culture along Yangtze River from Chongqing to Yichang.
- Feb.10, 2013 (the first day in Chinese Lunar Calendar) – 5 Days & 4 Nights upstream Cruise Victoria Sophia from Yichang to Chongqing, is the best Victoria Cruise to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival at the lowest price from $455.
- Feb.11, 2013 (the second day in Chinese Lunar Calendar) – 4 Days & 3 Nights, downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang: Century Emerald, Century Diamond & Victoria Katarina will offer you the fantastic cruise experience with Spring Festival activities.
Celebrate 2013 Chinese Spring Festival with Local Families:
Staying with the local Chinese families, you could involve in these activities:
- Clean house – Chinese consider it very important to give the house a clean and tidy environment, sweeping away any bad luck that may have accumulated over the past year.
- Decorate – The color that is most recommended is red. Red is the color or symbol of good luck in Chinese culture. Usually, door and windows are decorated with red papercuts.
- Offer a sacrifice to the Kitchen God – While this deity may have a funny name, it is like all gods and should be worshiped. This sacrifice could include foods such as fruits.
- Have a traditional dinner with all the family members on New Year’s Eve.
- Cook your own Chinese cuisine.
- Set off firecrackers.
- Give out money pockets – In Chinese, it is called “Hongbao”.
There are still more things to do during Chinese Spring Festival, are you ready to join us?
Celebrate 2013 Chinese Spring Festival in Private Tour:
A private China Spring Festival tour means that the tour you take is exclusive to you and whomever you would like to travel to China with. In this way, not only the tour itinerary is specifically customized for you, but also the whole tour arrangement will be organized according to your needs. If you have any questions to ask, please feel free to contact our travel experts. They are right here waiting for you at any time.
Whether you’ll visit cities or village dwellings, hiking mountains, cruising rivers or trekking through forests, China’s vast and diverse landscape means that there is something for everyone. And most importantly, you’ll be treated as a real family member to share the happiness together during this relaxing and lucky Spring Festival.