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Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China

Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China

Cities, wildlife, ancient history and rolling rice paddies.
From £2,255 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
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 vacation and Yangtze river cruise

China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From US $3,405 to US $3,625 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct
2020: 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 22 May, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 16 Oct
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 $4,000 to US $5,399 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Jan, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 12 Apr, 26 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 14 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
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Exciting family vacation in China

Exciting family vacation in China

An exciting family holiday taking in the highlights of China
From US $2,013 to US $2,440 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family vacation to China

Family vacation to China

Great Wall of China and Terracotta Warriors
From US $3,190 to US $3,380 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 29 Jun, 30 Jun, 6 Jul, 7 Jul, 13 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 4 Aug, 10 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug
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
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
Essential China vacation

Essential China vacation

Encounter the essence of China
From US $2,890 to US $3,999 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Nov, 16 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 24 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 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, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 18 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Dec
China highlights tour

China highlights tour

Short culture-filled adventure in China
From US $1,510US $1,284 to US $1,740 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 28 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 8 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 12 Apr, 13 Apr, 14 Apr, 20 Apr, 21 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 9 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 23 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 7 Jul, 13 Jul, 14 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 3 Sep, 5 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 8 Oct, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov ...
Up to US $230 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 26 Oct, 02 Nov, 09 Nov, 23 Nov, 07 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 28 Dec, 04 Jan, 05 Jan, 12 Jan
China vacation, discover imperial China

China vacation, discover imperial China

Exploring Eastern China
From US $2,475 to US $2,675 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 18 Apr, 16 May, 18 Jul, 15 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 10 Oct
China on a shoestring small group vacation

China on a shoestring small group vacation

Experience the real China.
From US $2,900 to US $3,140 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Oct
2019: 31 Mar, 21 Apr, 12 May, 28 Jul, 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct
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
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
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China Express adventure vacation

China Express adventure vacation

A fast-paced tour of China’s highlights
From US $1,080 to US $1,549 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Oct
2019: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 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
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

A true overland journey
From US $4,650 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Apr, 11 May, 15 Jun, 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
The Essence of China vacation

The Essence of China vacation

Explore cultural & religious heritage
From US $3,725US $2,794 to US $4,060 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Oct, 3 Nov
2019: 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 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
Up to US $930 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 27 Oct, 03 Nov
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: 10 May, 6 Sep
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China will astonish you with its diversity and uniqueness.
From US $2,500US $2,125 to US $2,970 23 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Nov
2019: 13 Mar, 10 Apr, 8 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul, 31 Jul, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 07 Nov
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent

The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent

Travel from China to Central Asia on this historic journey
From US $6,199 to US $6,380 27 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 10 Aug, 31 Aug
2020: 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 2 May, 8 Aug, 29 Aug
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
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
The Ancient Horse Tea Trail in Yunnan, small group

The Ancient Horse Tea Trail in Yunnan, small group

Yunnan province amazing walking & visiting mountain villages
From £4,395 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Sep
Chinese hill tribes walking holiday

Chinese hill tribes walking holiday

Walking in China to hill tribes of Guangxi and Guizhou
From £3,395 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Apr
Uzbekistan small group vacation

Uzbekistan small group vacation

10 days exploring the Silk Road Treasures of Uzbekistan
From £1,695 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Sep
China small group tour: Land of Dragons and Emperors

China small group tour: Land of Dragons and Emperors

Main sights plus the lakes and mountains outside Shanghai
From £4,295 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 May, 12 Oct
Treasures of China

Treasures of China

On this fast paced trip we explore China's main highlights.
From US $3,560 to US $3,610 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Apr, 3 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct
Cycling tour of China

Cycling tour of China

Actively discover China's cultural and geographic highlights
From US $2,895 14 days ex flights
Small group travel
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
Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China
From
£2,255
excluding flights
We were amazed at how well we managed to combine two vacations into one by using two of the companies you recommended...All memories will stay with us forever. (more)Anne Hargreaves
Clearly The Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Panda's, Forbidden Palace were all amazing, but for me the peace and quiet of drifting down the river on a bamboo raft at Guilon was just perfect after the frantic traveling around China. (more)Nigel Davies
China vacation and Yangtze river cruise
From
US $3,405
excluding flights
It was excellent. We were particularly impressed with the local guide- his organisation local knowledge etc was tremendous and really made the vacation. (more)Christine Casey
The walk along part of the Great Wall of China. 9 out of 10! (more)gillian black
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
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
Exciting family vacation in China
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US $2,013
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
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
The local food is lovely - go with an open mind (more)Peter Kerr
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent
From
US $6,199
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
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
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US $2,125
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
China culture & hiking vacation
From
US $2,830
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? The walks through the Karst mountains. Tips? Enjoy it, it's one of the best trips I have made in recent years. It's an excellent balance between an active and cultural vacation. Local benefits? Absolutely; local guides, drivers and hotels were used throughout. Even my payment went straight to china so nothing went outside. Overall rating? Totally brilliant. We were very lucky in that we were only 2 in the group. (more)Pia Rainey
China Silk Road tour
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£2,630
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
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries
From
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 $1,364
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
China Express adventure vacation
From
US $1,080
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
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 family vacation, Pandas & Warriors
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US $2,945
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The great Wall, Yangzte river and Yangshoui. Tips? It's a tiring and very full on trip so be prepared for a fully packed itinerary. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 8/10 (more)Krishna Pindoria
Silk Road in China vacation
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£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
Small group vacation to China
From
US $3,145
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Visiting the Terracotta Warriors (absolutely amazing) and going to Hong Kong Tips? Pack lightly as you will be moving around and need to keep re packing Local benefits? Yes as we used local facilities e.g cooking lesson and our guide pointed out local facilities for us Overall rating? Excellent could not find any fault would recommend highly, I think our tour guide was a fantastic ambassador not only for her company but for her Country. (more)Tracey Maton
The Essence of China vacation
From
US $2,794
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
Family vacation to China
From
US $3,190
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I can honestly say that we enjoyed it all. The quality of guiding and activities was good. Our local tour leader did a great job and was responsive to our needs - the structure and organisation enabled us to pack a lot in to the 14 days. It is really hard to pick favourites but Hong Kong was probably the least favourite part and we would have preferred more time elsewhere. The cultural/historical visits were enough to inform and illuminate without becoming too lengthy for... (more)Linda Mail
Yunnan trekking holiday, Mt Meili to Cizhong
From
US $2,514
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? There were many memorable moments which included extraordinary vistas such as the glacier melting into streams and then the lake, challenging hikes in high altitudes, interesting meetings with local minority people, learning about different religions, customs and beliefs of the people. Tips? Some of the guides are dedicated and informative and others are less. There are at times unexpected changes with guides based on the area and population you’re visiting. The... (more)Debby Zweibach
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