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About Interlake China Tours, Inc.

about100We are a tour operator with an office in Seattle, Washington since 1992. We specialize in China and Tibet for people who are looking to see more than just the sights, but to experience their diverse cultures as well.

Our specialty is doing customized tours for individuals, two to four people, or groups that have special interests, or just want a tour that doesn’t fit a standard mold. You can’t see it all in a limited time.  You should see what you are interested in, and will enjoy. We can do that for you.

Our tour planner and owner, Dave Bruels, has travelled China for the past 25 years, with over 50 trips to some of the far corners of the country. Dave has lectured in China under the United Nations “Star Program” and worked with government agencies, companies and travel services during his travels in China. Working with guides, travel services, inspecting hotels, seeing some of the various entertainment shows and new sights are just part of his job in providing great tours for our customers.DaveinGobiDesert

As new parts of China open up to tourism, Dave travels to each area to check out the facilities first hand, so that our customers are assured that the accommodations and sightseeing meet their level of comfort and interest. Whether it is some of the remote spots such as the Three Sister Mountain areas, forest areas of beautiful JiuZhaiGou Valley with its water falls and beautiful natural colored water lakes, the Huangshan Mountains accessible only by cable car, or the cultural diversity of Yunnan province, you will have the experience of a lifetime.

You might even want to visit the only pure matriarchal society left in the world in the Muso people of Lugo Lake at 8000 feet – deep in the mountains of Yunnan province. They never marry, have no jails, no police, and live around a fantasy-like lake surrounded by mountains.

Let us use our many years of personal experience in China to help plan a tour just for you.


Interlake China Tours, Inc.

P.O. Box 33652, Seattle, WA 98133

(206) 368-9074 | Fax (206) 364-2459 | Send Email

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Am glad you found my web site.  As you can see I have retired or at least in the process of closing down the business.  It has been 25 years of most interesting experiencesPanda0001 of my life.  In my work life I held many positions in business either as VP of Sales, President of some companies mostly in the Lawn and Garden field.  I also developed a few retail products which are still being sold today.  Retired at age 47 I became interested in China as a culture and country that was going to be a world power some day…..that day has come already.  When you go to China you will find the most friendly people and they love Americans and American culture.  China can be very overwhelming to say the least.  It is important to do research on where you want to go and what you want to do and see. Trying to see too much only has you wasting time in airports and train stations.  Group tours in my estimation for China is not a great experience since they are of general interest and there are a few bad ones as well.  A private tour with your special interests and the way you want to do it is best.  This does not waste time and a well planned tour will give you the best experience possible with many good memories to take home.  Being fully retired now (in off season we travelled to many other countries spending as much as a month in each one) I love to share my information without expecting anything in return.  Please feel free to contact me with your questions and I will be glad to help you.   You can email me at    email:  interlak@eskimo.com   I will give you our home number when you contact me.   Happy Travels,  ChinaDave   P.S.   Note my Archives on the right side here with over 450 short stories of tour information that I have updated over the years.

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