Joseph's Feedback on 14-Day China Tour

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Client: Age: Unknown Nationality: United States
Tour Date: June 28, 2013 - July 11, 2013  
FeedBack Date: November 25, 2013
Itinerary: 14 Days Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Chongqing, Yangtze, Yichang, Shanghai Tour

Hi Delia:

We enjoyed our trip overall, did have afew comments:

Guides English skills overall aside from the pickup from the airport for our Yangtze River Cruise (Oliver) and in Xian (Crystal) wasn't that good. Guides need to be more proactive in explaining the sites and culture, this was true for all except Selena in Beijing. Generally they spent a lot of time talking to the drivers or texting.

We lost time in traveling mid-day from Xian to Lhasa and from Lhasa to Chongqing. Should have flown out at night to maximize our touring. We could have left Xian at night and flown to Lhasa and left Lhasa earlier at night to fly to Chonqqing. This would have enabled us to spend a full day or two in Chonqqing.

The Sheraton in Lhasa wasn't up to the standards one would expect from a Sheraton Hotel. Would highly recommend the JW Marriott's in Beijing and Shanghai.

Joe

The Real Evaluation for the Destionation(s)

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Xian
  • Lhasa
Guide
Attitude & Services 5
Knowledge of Subjects 5
Command of English 5
Flexibility 5
Local Arrangements 5
Attractions
The Forbidden City 5
Summer Palace 5
Tiananmen Square 5
Temple of Heaven 5
The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) 5
Hutong Tour in Xicheng District 3.5
Restaurant
Baihe (Lily) Vegetarian Restaurant(Lunch) 5
Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant(Lunch) 4