China highlights tour, tailor made

China highlights tour, tailor made

Walk along the Great Wall and relax in the stunning LiRiver
From US $2,319 to US $2,719 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China culture & hiking vacation

China culture & hiking vacation

A wonderful experience of real China
From US $2,830 to US $3,600 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From US $2,999 to US $3,449 19 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Oct, 11 Oct
2020: 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 19 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 18 Aug, 21 Aug, 25 Aug, 28 Aug, 1 Sep, 4 Sep, 8 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 22 Sep, 9 Oct, 13 Oct, 16 Oct, 20 Oct, 23 Oct, 27 Oct, 30 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 04 Oct, 11 Oct
China on a shoestring small group vacation

China on a shoestring small group vacation

Experience the real China.
From US $2,840 to US $2,930 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
2020: 19 Apr, 17 May, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 11 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 01 Sep, 29 Sep, 06 Oct
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China and Japan vacation, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan vacation, Beijing to Tokyo

Incredible journey showcasing the best of two ancient cultures
From US $4,999 to US $5,399 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Oct
2020: 10 Jan, 21 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 15 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 29 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec
Family vacation to China

Family vacation to China

Great Wall of China and Terracotta Warriors
From US $3,170 to US $3,455 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 30 May, 6 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 1 Aug, 2 Aug, 8 Aug, 19 Sep
Essential China vacation

Essential China vacation

Encounter the essence of China
From US $2,800 to US $3,999 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 18 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Dec
2020: 12 Jan, 2 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 16 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 11 Oct, 16 Oct, 18 Oct, 23 Oct, 25 Oct, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
China highlights tour

China highlights tour

Short culture-filled adventure in China
From US $1,450US $1,256 to US $1,710 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 3 Sep, 5 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec
2020: 4 Jan, 8 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 15 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 8 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 5 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 5 Sep, 9 Sep, 12 Sep, 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 7 Oct, 10 Oct ...
Up to US $310 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 31 Aug, 01 Sep, 03 Sep, 05 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 09 Nov, 23 Nov
Great Wall of China walking vacation

Great Wall of China walking vacation

Trek along various contrasting sections of the wall
From US $1,479 to US $1,799 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 19 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 10 Sep, 12 Sep, 17 Sep, 19 Sep, 8 Oct, 10 Oct, 15 Oct, 17 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 31 Aug, 07 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 05 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 19 Oct
Exciting family vacation in China

Exciting family vacation in China

An exciting family holiday taking in the highlights of China
From US $3,750 to US $4,000 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China Silk Road tour

China Silk Road tour

Cities and beautiful landscapes of China’s western expanse
From US $3,735 to US $3,984 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Aug, 17 Sep, 8 Oct
2020: 12 May, 9 Jun, 15 Sep, 13 Oct
Two weeks tour unveils the mysteries and historic sites of this legendary trading trail between Asia and Europe.
Yunnan trekking vacation in China, tailor made

Yunnan trekking vacation in China, tailor made

Off the beaten track trip
From US $1,997 to US $2,585 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China tailor made vacation, from Beijing to Shanghai

China tailor made vacation, from Beijing to Shanghai

Highlights of China private tour from Beijing
From US $789 to US $1,929 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Yangshuo adventure vacation, China

Yangshuo adventure vacation, China

Be active & adventurous, see Yangshuo's best!
From US $525 to US $990 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Tibet & China biking vacation

Tibet & China biking vacation

A Challenging cycle tour in China and the Tibetan Plateau.
From US $3,250 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Aug, 15 Sep
2020: 29 Aug, 14 Sep
Wow! A Whacking $400 of the last remaining spots on our China & Tibet cycle tour starting on the 30th of August only!
China tailor made tour

China tailor made tour

A combination of metropolis and ancient gardens
From US $1,099 to US $3,349 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Yunnan tailor made vacation, China

Yunnan tailor made vacation, China

Distinctive ethnic culture & Magnificent Tiger Leaping Gorge
From US $1,199 to US $1,499 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China Express adventure vacation

China Express adventure vacation

A fast-paced tour of China’s highlights
From US $1,012 to US $1,549 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Aug, 4 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 15 Nov, 6 Dec, 18 Dec
2020: 10 Jan, 21 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 25 Mar, 27 Mar, 1 Apr, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 15 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 29 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 8 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov ...
Yunnan Meili trekking vacation in China

Yunnan Meili trekking vacation in China

Explore the stunning landscapes of China's Yunnan province
From US $2,299 to US $2,370 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 20 Oct
2020: 17 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 25 Jul, 6 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 25 Aug, 08 Sep, 22 Sep, 20 Oct
China vacation, discover imperial China

China vacation, discover imperial China

Exploring Eastern China
From US $2,649 to US $2,879 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 16 May, 5 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 05 Oct
Trans Mongolian railway vacation

Trans Mongolian railway vacation

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,785 to £2,880 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 2 May, 18 Jul
2021: 1 May, 17 Jul, 18 Sep
Silk Road railway vacation

Silk Road railway vacation

The ultimate Silk Road adventure
From £5,770 to £6,285 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Apr, 1 Jun, 17 Aug, 31 Aug
2021: 26 Apr, 31 May, 16 Aug, 30 Aug
Beijing to Istanbul overland tour

Beijing to Istanbul overland tour

Expereince the Silk Road and the beautiful Caucasus
From £8,000 42 days ex flights
Small group travel
Trans Mongolian vacation, tailor made

Trans Mongolian vacation, tailor made

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,430 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Beijing to Lhasa on the famous sky train
From US $1,660 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China vacation, ancient capitals tour

China vacation, ancient capitals tour

Highlights of China, discover its capital cities.
From US $1,146 to US $1,553 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Silk Road adventure vacation

Silk Road adventure vacation

Follow ancient footsteps along the Silk Road
From £2,660 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Aug
2020: 8 May, 4 Sep
Silk Road adventure tour

Silk Road adventure tour

Seek adventure among the mountain passes of the Silk Road
From £3,820 to £4,000 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 11 May, 25 May, 15 Jun, 17 Aug, 7 Sep
2021: 10 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 16 Aug, 6 Sep
Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

from Dali to Lijiang with off the beaten track trip
From US $1,600 to US $2,286 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tashkent to Bishkek Silk Road overland tour

Tashkent to Bishkek Silk Road overland tour

Explore the mountainous overlanding paradise of Kyrgyzstan
From £1,110 to £1,150 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Sep
2020: 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 29 Jun, 23 Jul, 9 Aug, 24 Aug, 14 Sep
2021: 2 May, 18 May, 13 Jun, 28 Jun, 22 Jul, 8 Aug, 23 Aug, 13 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep
China highlights tour, tailor made
From
US $2,319
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sanxingdui museum with 3-4000 year old bronze masks and the pandas Tips? Wear flat shoes there was a lot of walking 3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental Impacts or supported conservation? local restaurants used but little else. Overall rating? It was great, I loved China and would go again to see more of the countryside and more museums. (more)Janet Chambers
China culture & hiking vacation
From
US $2,830
including domestic flights only
Walking on the Great Wall was the most memorable part of our vacation. (more)Anne Howick
Our 5 day hike on the "great" Great Wall was memorable. We had a wonderful guide who accompanied us all the way, supplied us with all the water, laughter and encouragement needed when facing those thousands of steps. (more)Criag Knighton
Enjoy it, it's one of the best trip I have made in recent years. It's an excellent balance between an active and cultural vacation (more)Pia Rainey
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
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US $3,416
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travelers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
China vacation and Yangtze river cruise
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US $2,999
including UK flights
The food, the Terra Cotta warriors and the pandas were the most memorable parts of our vacation. (more)Jean Thomas
Walking the Great Wall of China was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Heather Magowan
The time in Yangshuo was the best part of the vacation. That landscape is amazing. (more)Ruth Thompson
China vacation, ancient capitals tour
From
US $1,146
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an and seeing the amazing jade carvings and Buddha statue. Tips? Beijing airport is full of fairly elaborate scams - call your guide if you can't immediately see them. It's worth getting a SIM that works in China, too, for this reason. Local benefits? I felt like this benefited the local people, though I don't think it specifically reduced environmental impact. Overall rating? Amazing experience, one of the... (more)Owen Cawley
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train
From
US $1,660
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing how the Tibetan people live, their friendliness and warm smiles. The way that welcomed us into their everyday worship in the monasteries. Just the simple things really. Tips? Don't have any expectations on anything. Let it happen. But on a practical level, always have loo roll handy and antibacterial stuff for toilets. Local benefits? Yes. Local hotels, local eating, Tibetan guide and making sure that we shopped in Tibetan stores. We used transport... (more)Sue Byrne
Exciting family vacation in China
From
US $3,750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The itinerary planned by our operator worked out beautifully for my family of 8. A couple of the guides, especially Johnnie in Beijing and Susan in chengdu engaged with the children and helped make our time in those cities very enjoyable. we loved that logistics were taken care of by our guides n drivers. The children loved the ice skating, the time at the Great Wall, learning to cook their own dishes, spending Christmas day at the panda research center, biking in town... (more)Kristin Baker
Silk Road adventure vacation
From
£2,660
excluding flights
Most memorable was traveling along the Karakoram Highway...Very good (more)David Finbow
The most memorable was Kasger Sunday Market. (more)Mahesh Patel
I particularity enjoyed the added insight into every day life the guides were able to give us as they were all local. It was interesting to see the three different countries and travel through the countryside, mostly in minibuses with commentary by the guides. (more)Eva Dingwalls
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia
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£3,795
excluding flights
Traveling the mountains of Tajikistan and the homestay there was the most memorable. (more)Ana Maria Lopez
Most memorable? It has to be Kyrgyzstan. The landscape, the people, sleeping in yurts - even the food. All fantastic. (more)Sue Noble
Seeing the breathtaking mountain views in Kyrgyzstan was the most memorable part of this vacation. (more)Jayne Hanlin
China on a shoestring small group vacation
From
US $2,840
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Knife cut noodle dishes in Xi’an were delicious. Tea houses in Peoples park looked amazing. Tips? Take a free walk up to the TV tower in Yangshuo for amazing views over the city and lime kast mountains. Local benefits? Not really. There is too much plastic waste in China. Overall rating? You cover a vast area in a decent period of time. (more)Dominic Pritchard
China Silk Road tour
From
US $3,735
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? The people we met, the range of places we visited, the quality of our guides. The drive through the Karakoram Mountain range from Kashgar to Tashkurgen Tips? Don't go with any fixed ideas about what it might be like. Be open to everything you see. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? The vacation was excellent and I would recommend it to others. If I was redesigning the itinerary I would not include the Yadan National Geologic Park - too much driving... (more)Gill Forester
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent
From
US $6,450
excluding flights
We enjoyed the whole trip, but Kyrgyzstan was a highlight. Also the Labrang Monastery was lovely. Very good. It adjusted the way I think about the world. (more)Becky MacLeod
Do not hesitate!! It is very interesting trip and very well organised. (more)Ljiljana Padjen-Pajovic
Absolutely wonderful, a once in a life time experience and all the guides were extremely knowledgable, funny and helpful. The sights and experience was truly magnificient (more)Gunilla Westerlund
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
From
US $3,448
excluding flights
The Lake Baikal Homestay and the Mongolian Ger Camp... both have incredible memories for me that will stay with me for life! (more)Heidi Hosgood
I loved the train journey, chatting to the locals, making food, using the hot water urns at the end of the carriage and having the wheels changed on the Mongolia/China border was a fantastic experience. (more)Sally Foote
The most memorable was staying in a ger at Terelj National Park [Mongolia] and walking in the park... The most exciting was seeing the cosmonaut memorial in Moscow and balancing a Kazakh hunting eagle on my arm outside Terelj. (more)Christine Johnstone
Yunnan trekking vacation in China, tailor made
From
US $1,997
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to climb down to the Yangtze River in the Middle Gorge and experience the power of the river. Also a getting boat ride in a stunning part of the river - when the road was closed. Walking around the Old Town in Leijang Tips? Be flexible! Plenty of road closures due to slips - ended up on boats and horses. If you are open to changes you will have great experiences. If you like salt with food carry you own. Local benefits? Probably benefited local... (more)Wendy Barton
China tailor made vacation, from Beijing to Shanghai
From
US $789
including domestic flights only
The parks were my favourite part of the trip, I also really enjoyed walking on the Great Wall and the live show in Xian. (more)Leigh McGlone
Overall this was a fantastic trip and we feel very honoured to have been able to see all that we did, especially the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and the Terra Cotta Warriors. (more)Ewen Macnair
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong
From
US $2,250
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The terracotta warriors at Xi'an and the Great Wall. Cherry, our guide although very young, was dedicated and gave us great tips and help when choosing restaurants and outings. Our group integrated very well and everyone was on time for going places. Tips? Travel light, but do take toilet paper!! Local benefits? We certainly used local transport (busses, trains and only once taxis). Overall rating? Most enjoyable. The only thing that didn't work out... (more)Sheila Taylor
Tibetan culture tour in Sichuan, China
From
US $550
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Pandas and Siguniang Tips? You need to be able to speak some mandarin. You need good walking shoes too. Local benefits? We used local hotels, shops, restaurants and street vendors. Overall rating? (more)Peter Kerr
Trans Mongolian adventure vacation
From
US $2,949
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the trip was meeting other passengers on the long train journey and seeing amazing scenery. (more)Anne Georgiou
The most memorable parts of my vacation were, firstly, Moscow that I absolutely loved and where I would like to spend more time, secondly, the Great Wall of China and, thirdly, the cultural show in Ulaanbataar. (more)Barbara Shaw
If you like trains and are interested in seeing a little of Moscow, Ulaanbaatar, and Beijing, this trip is for you...Very good. It met my expectations. (more)Michelle Dorothy
Small group tour of Yunnan, China
From
US $2,375
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was the trek in Tiger Leaping Gorge and having tea with a Tibetan family in their home (more)Richard Peters
Most memorable were the rice terraces at sunset and dawn, the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge, the Stone Forest, the lake and mountains and pagodas at Dali, the Jade Dragon Mountain at Lijiang, Shangri-La... (more)John deason
China tour, Shanghai to Beijing
From
US $1,503
excluding flights
The best part of my vacation came unexpectedly on the last day, when I found myself gazing at the roofs of the Forbidden City from the top of Jingshan Temple. (more)Jennifer Jenkins
I feel that every part of the journey is memorable - I enjoyed it throughout. It is very difficult to pick a few highlights, as I feel this trip includes most of China's highlights....It was a great vacation - a lot of interesting sights, fascinating history and great people (more)Pamela Krueger
I have been on quite a few trips around the world but this has certainly been the best, largely due to the unrelenting quality of the tour leader. (more)Thomas Webb
Great Wall of China walking vacation
From
US $1,479
excluding flights
The views from the wall watchtowers and then to see the wall stretching out across the beautiful landscape it is something special. (more)Ferenc Suhai
Climbing parts if the Great Wall that were over 1000 years old with no other tourists was the most memorable... (more)Janice Eastman
Walking the wall was amazing and the views with very little people around superb. (more)Rob Pattwell
China Express adventure vacation
From
US $1,012
excluding flights
Traveling on local transport was a great experience. Great CEO and good selection of additional activities. Really enjoyed the overnight train trip. Best meal was cooked by local farmer & his wife. Overall a great trip. Can't wait to book next trip. (more)Tony Palmer
Amazing experience! (more)Linda Anderson
Lhasa was absolutely magical, seeing the Potalla Palace for the first time from the roof top bar of the hotel was breath taking. (more)Joan O
Silk Road in China vacation
From
£3,950
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Finding a replica of a Tang Dynasty sancai glazed, funerary sculpture of a camel and rider, which I had first experienced as part of an exhibition of artefacts from the ancient Silk Route mounted by the British Library in 2004 in a shop in Jiayuguan at a price that I could afford. Even though the Mogao Grottos are becoming commercialised, being able to see the frescos that are available in the caves that are open to the public was a wonderful experience. Tips? Be... (more)Genie Gabel-Dunk
A Classic Journey Through China
From
US $3,200
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Loads of highlights in our 6 week vacation: seeing pandas & the Terracotta Warriors, walking the Great Wall, sound and light show in Yangshuo, the Potala Palace in Tibet. We also found the building work around us fascinating- such a massive scale, 20 skyscrapers at a time going up plus huge road and rail building programmes. The sheer scale of everything was astounding. Tips? Research where you want to go. Local benefits? Certainly supported the local population. Overall... (more)Linda Seaton
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