Take a Private Custom Tour to the Tombs of Captivating Changsha
Situated near a valley along the Xiang River, Changsha is where you can view the famous tomb excavation site of Mawangdui on private guided tours. This great historical Changsha tour of the relics and the well-preserved mummified remains of a Western Han Dynasty are fantastic. Some of the thousands of relics found here include silk products, paintings, potteries, bamboo slips used for writing, and weapons which are all exhibited in the Hunan Provincial Museum where you can take a private custom tour.
On a private Changsha, tour visit the entertainment venues in the city and see a mix of performances with traditional flavor and a little modern flare. People here are known for their acting and have created many traditional folk art performances of their own including operas, storytelling, and acrobatics a must see on Changsha city tours.
The bright lights of KTV squares, discos, clubs and the dancing squares light up the city at dusk. The city is lined with all sorts of bars and pubs including Romantic and quiet bars, show bars, and western style restaurants which serve feasts of beautiful food.
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Get Your School Caps On And Take A Private Tour To The Yuelu Academy
Mt Yuelu is home to the famous Yuelu Academy, located at the bottom of the beautiful mountain on the west of the Xiangjiang River; it is a top attraction to take on a private custom tour in Changsha. Built in 976, and has an academic history of more than one thousand years. Yuelu Academy is an attraction on most city tours that both tourists and students take to appreciate the sweet nature of the mountains and the sense of education that this Academy has achieved.
A leisurely walk across the ornate Bridge over the river Xiangjiang which runs almost the entire length of the city takes you to a lovely scenic park. There is a divine marble monument in the middle of the park with Mao's inscriptions which is very special to the locals of Changsha.
Travel Tips for Changsha
The best time to visit Changsha China is in the summer which usually starts in late May although it can get very humid there are many city tours available with appropriate air-conditioned vehicles. China is a vast country with a lot of nationalities and cultural events. If you want to see a Chinese festival, The birthday of Sakyamuni is a popular one in Changsha which is always held on the 8th April every year and celebrates the image of Buddha.
The official currency here is the Chinese Yuan, and you will find currency exchange facilities available at the Changsha Huanghua International Airport, the Bank of China and most four- and five-star hotels in the city. Costs of living are quite cheap with a lunch costing around 54 Yuan and a basic dinner for 2 costing around 129 Yuan. A local beer around 26 Yuan. A taxi travelling around 5 miles costs about 28 Yuan
Arrange your entry and exit visa through your tour travel agent before your arrival into China. Changsha has now adopted the 72-hour visa-free transit policy since January 1st, 2016. The system is open to 51 countries transiting at Huanghua International Airport. Remember if you are buying gold or silver and is over 50g you will need to declare them. You can buy 400 cigarettes and 1.5 litres of alcohol on your duty-free.
With a sweltering summer and a chilly winter, there are two very distinctive seasons in Changsha. The summer starts around late May with heat and humidity. Changsha's winter starts around November bringing little sunlight and thick fogs, and the average temperature in the winter is about five degrees, the winter weather in Changsha can get severely cold. In the summer you may also experience a rainstorm so don't forget your umbrella.