For hikers, China offers a unique combination of varied terrains, depth of history and culture, and also safety. Far beyond its massive cities, the Middle Kingdom has huge areas of fascinating natural territory for hiking, including bamboo forests, alpine lakes, sacred mountains and spectacular valleys. This book guides you as you step into another world, rich in history and culture, dating back thousands of years. A curated list of the best places, practical guidance on every aspect of the adventure, and lots of stories to provide context to the whole experience. Whether you are looking for challenging trails, tranquil paths or a walk through history, China has it all.
“A guide that makes me want to lace up my hiking boots and start exploring all that China has to offer.” — Gareth Powell, writer and publisher