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Our Team

Andrés Rodriguez 安德烈 Director of Business Development Hailing from a small city surrounded by volcanoes in the Andes of South America, Andres decided to undertake a new adventure on the other side of the world where he discovered his love for China and Southeast Asia. His passion for travel, research and marketing experience is a perfect fit at The China Guide. In his spare time, he can be found drinking coffee in the hutongs, reading the travel and economic sections of the newspapers, and planning his next China adventure.
Jenny Jing 荆敏 Director of Educational Programs Originally from Henan, Jenny works as a student program planner and travel department manager at The China Guide. With multiple years of experience in a variety of areas in the travel industry, Jenny sees her travel experiences as the most inspiring part of her life. Having traveled extensively throughout China and other countries in Asia, Jenny’s expertise is unique in that she enjoys traveling alone just as much as traveling in a group.
Ignacio Dapena 纳乔 Travel Department Manager Ignacio arrived in China to study Chinese. Since the first day, he hasn’t stopped traveling to discover this magnificent country. Getting off-the-beaten-track led him to discover many incredible corners of China that he had never even imagined existed. Now he devotes himself to his passion, preparing trips that show not only the major sights but also the most unknown corners of every city.
Jing Lian 景良 Travel Department Manager Lian graduated from the University of Jinan in China and got her masters degree in International Tourism from Joseph Fourier University in France. Fluent in both English and French, Lian is always eager to listen to traveler's needs and create custom travel experience. With an eye for details and experience traveling all over the world, Lian brings something unique to every tour she plans.
Cédric de Miguel 赛克 Marketing Coordinator Cédric manages The China Guide’s French and German marketing. Half-French, half-Spanish, he has always thrived in multicultural environments and thus became a travel aficionado. Outside the office he lives a hectic life between traveling China, learning the language and exploring the most off-the-beaten track parts of Beijing.
Sarah Liu 刘艳雪 English Travel Agent Passionate about traveling in and out of China, Sarah joined The China Guide in 2013 as a travel agent and student program planner. She enjoys working with clients to create trips that combine China’s history, culture, traditions, and natural wonders, as well as helping professors design educational programs.
Dora Dong 董豪宇 English Travel Agent A Beijinger through and through, Dora loves her city, but has also traveled extensively all over China. She knows the popular destinations well and enjoys sharing opinions with her clients to help them customize their trips.
Francisco Hernandez 弗兰克 Spanish Travel Agent A longtime fan of Asian cinema, particularly Chinese movies, Francisco headed to China after graduating from film school. Fascinated by China's beautiful complexity, Francisco has been studying Chinese and recently started reading modern Chinese literature in Chinese. His passion for China's culture and history is reflected in every tour he plans.
Swannie Virapin 斯旺尼 French Travel Agent Born in France, Swannie has always been fascinated by Asia. Her first experience living abroad brought her to China and she has been here ever since. With a deep interest in China’s people and culture, Swannie loves to share her passion with others. As a travel agent working with French visitors, she is able to use her experience and knowledge in tailoring the best travel plan.
Rachel Qiu 仇祥祥 Director of Human Resources Originally from Shandong Province, Rachel is in charge of The China Guide’s human resource department. She believes traveling is an essential part of life. Her most unforgettable trip was to Tibet, where she was awed by the sacred Jokhang Temple.
Yvonne 刘志敏 Accountant Yvonne has been with The China Guide’s accounting team since 2013. She works as a cashier and accounting assistant. A travel enthusiast as well, Yvonne's most memorable trip to date was Taiwan, because of the warm, friendly people she met there.
Una 臧梦宇 Accountant Una joined The China Guide just after graduating university. She works with the accounting team as a cashier. A travel and sports enthusiast, Una's next trip will be to Sanya on tropical Hainan Island.


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China tours
12 days
This tour will take you to some of China's most iconic urban and rural destinations, as well as a voyage on the Yangtze River Cruise. Your adventure begins in Hong Kong, where you will hop on the historic Victoria tram and be hoisted up to the Peak. The view from the top is utterly breathtaking. Gulin is your next stop. After your arrival, you’ll head to Elephant Trunk Hill, to...

Hong Kong → Guilin → Li River Cruise → Yangshuo → Chongqing → Yangtze River Cruises → Yichang → Shanghai → Beijing
China tours
1 day CNY 650
If you have never been to Beijing before, the day you take this tour may seem like one of the busiest, yet most fulfilling of your life! Not only will you venture to the Great Wall of China and take in the fabulous mountainside views, but you will also visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, both places of tremendous cultural importance to people from all over China. Each element of the...

Beijing
China tours
4 days
On the first day of your Xi’an adventure, you will be able to tick one of the Seven Wonders of the World off your bucket list – the Terracotta Warriors. After that, you’ll head to Huaqing Hotsprings for an afternoon of relaxation. You’ll end the day on a high with a Tang Dynasty performance and plate-after-plate of lip-smacking Chinese dumplings! After a very relaxing night’s sleep at...

Xi'an
China tours
1 day
This tour is for those who have just one day to see the best of Shanghai. We start off with the city’s more traditional side, by visiting the Jade Buddha Temple and the beautiful Yuyuan Garden. Nanjing Road and the Bund are the perfect in-between, with elements of old and new. One side of the river, ‘the Bund’, is lined with European banks that have been standing for over a hundred years;...

Shanghai
China tours
2 days CNY 1,300
This tour in our opinion is the best way to see Suzhou and Tongli, taking your time and spending a night in Suzhou. Your tour starts and ends at your hotel in Shanghai. On the first morning we drive to Tongli, stroll the canals and have a boat ride. After lunch on the canal we will drive to Suzhou where you will visit the Lingering Garden, one of Suzhou's most famous and popular...

Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Shanghai
China tours
7 days
This tour includes all of the major destinations along the Yangtze River Delta. Your trip will start and end at Shanghai's Pudong Airport and even includes a ride on the fastest train in the world, the Maglev, which connects the airport to the city. The river running through the center of Shanghai is more than just a pretty sight. The name ‘The Bund’ refers to the historic row of banks...

Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Shanghai
China tours
10 days
This is a tour of contrast. The first leg of your trip will take you to Beijing, where you will witness the grandeur of Chinese history and learn about ancient Chinese culture. You will explore the architectural wonders of the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace, and the Great Wall, only stopping to dig in to authentic Chinese cuisine. Lhasa, the epicenter of Tibetan...

Beijing → Tibet / Lhasa → Tsedang → Tibet / Lhasa → Namtso Lake → Tibet / Lhasa
China tours
2 days
Although usually visited as a day trip from Shanghai, Suzhou is a great place to spend a little more time. This tour includes all the major sites in Suzhou to give a rounded experience of the city's gardens, museums, and old alleys. Suzhou's charm reveals itself in between sites, when visitors take the time to notice the details of life along it's famous cobbled streets and...

Suzhou
China tours
4 days
This tour takes you to one of the most magical parts of China, southern Anhui province. With the mystical Huangshan Mountain and numerous Huizhou villages dotted the surrounding hills, this is China at its most bucolic. What makes this tour special: You could spend days village-hopping or hiking around the Huangshan summit, but for this four-day tour, we have cherry-picked only the best of...

Huangshan → Huizhou Villages → Huangshan
China tours
9 days
This tour takes an incredible pilgrimage through Tibet, visiting the most important historic and cultural sights along the way. Starting in Lhasa you will visit the Potala Palace, several monasteries and walk the Barkhor with Tibetans on their own holy pilgrimage. On your road trip around Tibet you will visit Samye Monastery, then the cities of Gyantse and Shigatse. Next a trip to Namtso...

Beijing → Tibet / Lhasa → Tsedang → Gyantse → Shigatse → Namtso Lake → Tibet / Lhasa
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