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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 $4,590 to US $5,399 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 17 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 4 Sep, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov
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
Great Wall of China walking vacation

Great Wall of China walking vacation

Trek along various contrasting sections of the wall
From US $1,475 to US $1,675US $1,625 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 May, 18 May, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 8 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct
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: 24 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 7 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 25 Aug, 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
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

A true overland journey
From US $4,650 to US $4,880 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Apr, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 12 Oct
2020: 11 Apr, 9 May, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 11 Jul, 8 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 10 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 13 Apr
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China Express adventure vacation

China Express adventure vacation

A fast-paced tour of China’s highlights
From US $1,317 to US $1,549 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 26 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 17 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 4 Sep, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 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
A Classic Journey Through China

A Classic Journey Through China

China's iconic historical sights
From US $3,200 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
The Essence of China vacation

The Essence of China vacation

Explore cultural & religious heritage
From US $3,760 to US $4,265 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 29 Apr, 20 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov
2020: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 11 Mar, 25 Mar
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: 12 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 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
Trans Mongolian railway vacation

Trans Mongolian railway vacation

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,710 to £2,780 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 May, 15 Jun, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep
2020: 9 May, 13 Jun, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 5 Sep
Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip
From US $3,485 to US $4,299 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct
2020: 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China will astonish you with its diversity and uniqueness.
From US $2,500 to US $2,625 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Mar, 10 Apr, 8 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul, 31 Jul, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
2020: 1 Jan, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 6 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 29 Jul, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 13 Mar, 10 Apr
Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Silk route tour by overland truck

Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Silk route tour by overland truck

Overland the entire Silk Road and then head up to Mongolia
From US $7,028 120 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Jun
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent

The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent

Travel from China to Central Asia on this historic journey
From US $6,450 to US $6,590 27 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 4 May, 10 Aug, 14 Sep
2020: 11 Apr, 9 May, 8 Aug, 29 Aug, 14 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 06 Apr, 13 Apr
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Russia to China on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From US $4,310 to US $4,935 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 23 Dec
2020: 27 Jan, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 08 Apr
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18-25 Trans Mongolian tour, 21 days

18-25 Trans Mongolian tour, 21 days

An epic 3 weeks on the ultimate Trans Mongolian journey.
From £2,370 to £2,630 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 6 May, 3 Jun, 24 Jun, 15 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
2020: 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 9 Nov, 7 Dec
The Russian Express (shell)

The Russian Express (shell)

Explore further & dive deeper on an adventure of a lifetime.
From £2,390 to £2,630 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Mar, 24 Apr, 8 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 27 Oct
2020: 8 Mar, 29 Mar, 26 Apr, 10 May, 31 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Beijing to Moscow overland tour, 18-35

Beijing to Moscow overland tour, 18-35

Consider yourself the ultimate nomad? This one is for you!
From £1,630 to £1,735 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Apr, 13 May, 8 Jul, 2 Sep, 23 Sep
2020: 23 Mar, 20 Apr, 11 May, 6 Jul, 7 Sep, 21 Sep
Beijing to St Petersburg overland winter tour, 18-35

Beijing to St Petersburg overland winter tour, 18-35

A frosty foray into the winter wonderland of Russia!
From £2,235 to £2,770 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec
2020: 20 Jan, 24 Feb, 3 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec
Silk road overland tour for 18-35

Silk road overland tour for 18-35

Meet the granddaddy of wanderlust on this epic journey!
From €3,260 to €3,430 25 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 May, 19 Aug, 9 Sep
2020: 11 May, 17 Aug, 7 Sep
Trans Mongolian rail tour for 18-35

Trans Mongolian rail tour for 18-35

Seize an adventure that goes beyond the tourist trail.
From £2,910 to £3,070 26 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 May, 23 Jun, 21 Jul, 1 Sep
2020: 10 May, 25 Jun, 23 Jul, 3 Sep
St Petersburg to Beijing winter tour, 18-35

St Petersburg to Beijing winter tour, 18-35

An epic winter adventure that's not for the faint hearted!
From £1,950 to £2,195 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Jan, 27 Feb, 20 Nov, 4 Dec, 18 Dec
2020: 1 Jan, 29 Jan, 26 Feb, 18 Nov, 2 Dec, 23 Dec
Trans Siberian rail tour for 18-35

Trans Siberian rail tour for 18-35

Want to hit the highlights without breaking the bank?
From £1,375 to £1,470 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Feb, 15 Mar, 19 Apr, 10 May, 18 Jun, 9 Jul, 13 Aug, 10 Sep, 15 Oct, 12 Nov
2020: 18 Feb, 17 Mar, 21 Apr, 12 May, 19 Jun, 10 Jul, 14 Aug, 11 Sep, 16 Oct, 13 Nov
Myanmar and Yunnan vacation

Myanmar and Yunnan vacation

Overland through the most ethnically diverse parts of Asia
From £4,405 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 7 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 1 Feb, 5 Sep, 3 Oct
Mongolia and Beyond (shell)

Mongolia and Beyond (shell)

Overland rail venturing into the rolling steppe of Mongolia
From £3,020 to £3,260 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 May, 19 Jun, 17 Jul, 14 Aug, 25 Sep
2020: 25 Mar, 17 Jun, 15 Jul, 12 Aug, 23 Sep
Beijing to Istanbul overland tour

Beijing to Istanbul overland tour

Expereince the Silk Road and the beautiful Caucasus
From £8,000 to £8,110 42 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 May, 14 Jun, 6 Sep, 20 Sep
2020: 1 May, 15 May, 12 Jun, 4 Sep, 18 Sep
Delhi to tashkent overaland tour, Moghul Caravan

Delhi to tashkent overaland tour, Moghul Caravan

Encounter lands of ancient wonder and history
From £6,795 to £6,875 35 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Jun, 23 Jul, 3 Sep
2020: 9 Jun, 21 Jul, 1 Sep
Yunnan small group vacation, China

Yunnan small group vacation, China

Five and half days of game drives in Bandhavgarh
From US $2,725 to US $2,855 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Mar, 31 Aug, 21 Sep
2020: 17 Feb, 9 Apr, 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 10 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 01 Mar
Trans Mongolian explorer vacation

Trans Mongolian explorer vacation

Experience China, Mongolia, Siberia & Russia’s Golden Ring.
From £5,115 to £5,350 27 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 May, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 19 Oct
2020: 14 Mar, 18 Apr, 16 May, 17 Jun, 8 Jul, 12 Aug, 9 Sep, 30 Sep, 21 Oct
Tibet small group tour

Tibet small group tour

Discover the Tibetan & Chinese Cultures of Amdo and Kham
From £3,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun
Treasures of China

Treasures of China

On this fast paced trip we explore China's main highlights.
From US $3,270 to US $3,360 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 3 Aug, 7 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 1 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct
$100 per person off selected trips. Book by 4th February 2019
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
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US $3,795
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
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia
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£3,795
including domestic flights only
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
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent
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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
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US $4,310
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
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong
From
US $2,500
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
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries
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US $4,650
excluding flights
All of the vacation was fantastic. I particularly enjoyed the train journey from Beijing to Lhasa. The visit to the nunnery was fun. There was nothing on my trip that I didn't enjoy so it's hard to choose 1 thing I enjoyed most. (more)Jules Palmer
Excellent....Go with an open mind, an attitude of adventure. It is a different country. You will not find the same facilities as at home. The food is different. But it's all part of the adventure. (more)Yoginee Patel
It was very memorable and exciting, and a good idea to go on a tour through a country that would be difficult to navigate alone. (more)Laura Tomlinson
China tour, Shanghai to Beijing
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US $1,545
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
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US $1,475
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
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US $1,317
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
The Essence of China vacation
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US $3,760
excluding flights
The Great Wall walk was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Colin Nelson
The overall vacation was excellent, and the group we travelled with were very nice. We thought that the trip itinerary was well designed and we thank the operator management and staff for the opportunity to have this wonderful experience. (more)Michael Barnes
I had a brilliant time, the tour was amazing, I got to see some really different parts of China and loved every day of it. (more)Lisa Calmiano
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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