Cheap hotels in China at HotelTravelExpress for the Longqing Gorge Festival
Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) December 13, 2011
China, the most populous country on the surface of the earth is also one of the greatest historic countries which exist till date. The country has long attracted traders, travelers and tourists of all kinds including conquerors who have only been to China because they were captured by the monuments, gifts of nature and human enterprise that so distinctively define the Chinese land and its people whose culture has enriched humanity for thousands of years.
Today, many tourists are drawn to China to drink from its spring of diversity in culture, wisdom, technology endowments of nature and share the Chinese idea of having fun.
This winter, one exciting tourist festival that will be converging tourists from all around is the Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow festival. This event commemorates Emperor Longqing; the man who made peace with his Mongol neighbors and rivals through a trade agreement that initiated the supply of silk by the Chinese to the Mongols and the Mongols in turn supplied the Chinese with horses.
The Longqing Gorge festival will take place this year between the 16th of January and the 28th of February at a gorge that is between two mountain peaks. The location is about 80 km northwest of Beijing.
The event is sometimes called the "Little Three Gorges” in reference to the three gorges of the Three Gorges Dam project. Many tourists who are part of the refreshing events are accommodated at cheap Beijing China hotels as they participate in events that mainly focus on ice and snow.
The Gorge is mainly popular as the venue for the annual Beijing Longqing Gorge Ice & Snow Festival where many things related to snow and ice give fun.
At the event, huge blocks of ice are sculpted into all manner of interesting, beautiful and spectacular shapes, including representations of animals, human figures and objects.
The event also features sports activities, fireworks pageants and folk dancing, and pageants. In addition, there is ice fishing at the event. At night, the Beijing Longqing Gorge Ice & Snow Festival is illuminated by colorful lights and guests will be accommodated at cheap hotels in China where they will be the most welcome and at their comfort.
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