Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Mercury Direct Holidays - See the great China

Come see why China is one of the most popular tourist destinations by Mercury Direct Holidays

Along with Brazil, Russia and India, China is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.  It is increasingly also becoming a popular tourist destination with UK travelers across to leading online travel agents Mercury Direct Holidays.

Mercury Direct ‘s trips to China are typically for between six and eight days and include all the famous sights for which China is known throughout the world such as the Great Wall of China, the Imperial City in Beijing and the Terracotta Warriors.

You can extend your trip to China with Mercury Direct Holidays by purchasing one of the add-on tours that they offer. One of the most popular add-on tours is a trip to Chengdu to see one of China’s biggest panda reserves. This is a four day excursion which costs £399 per person plus tips for your tour guides.

Another add-on tour that Mercury Direct offers is a stop off in Hong Kong on the way back from China. If you’ve never been, you’ll be blown away by Hong Kong.  It really is one of the world’s great cities alongside similar skyscraper filled destinations on the coast like New York and Singapore. It combines a modern business district around the harbour with sprawling residential districts climbing up the surrounding mountains many of which haven’t changed for hundreds of years. This add-on trip from Mercury Direct Holidays costs just £249 extra per person.

You will need an entry visa in order to travel to China. Mercury Direct Holidays are experts at obtaining visas for China and can get one on your behalf at a cost of £98. The Chinese embassy in London takes about two weeks to process visa applications and there are valid for three months from the date of issue. You also need to send them your passport for them to put the necessary stamp in it.