China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From US $3,649 to US $3,979 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 30 Aug, 11 Oct, 1 Nov
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, 23 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 26 Jul, 09 Aug, 30 Aug, 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 $2,910 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
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.
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
Only a few spaces left!! Free Bike Hire included for the last remaining spots on August 29 to September 13 and September 14 to 29 tours only!
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Family vacation to China

Family vacation to China

Great Wall of China and Terracotta Warriors
From US $3,170US $2,392 to US $3,190US $3,170 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Aug, 10 Aug, 18 Aug
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
Up to US $790 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Aug, 10 Aug, 18 Aug
China highlights tour

China highlights tour

Short culture-filled adventure in China
From US $1,510US $1,256 to US $1,710 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 3 Sep, 5 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 28 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 ...
Up to US $310 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 01 Sep, 03 Sep, 05 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
Great Wall of China walking vacation

Great Wall of China walking vacation

Trek along various contrasting sections of the wall
From US $1,549 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, 25 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 8 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 31 Aug, 07 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 05 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 19 Oct
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Travel across continents on the greatest train journeys
From US $3,795 to US $4,340 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 8 Oct, 24 Dec
2020: 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 22 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 03 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 08 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: 31 Jul, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov
2020: 1 Jan, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 6 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 29 Jul, 9 Sep, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 31 Jul, 09 Oct, 16 Oct
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Silk route, Bishkek to Beijing tour by overland truck

Silk route, Bishkek to Beijing tour by overland truck

Overland by truck across the length of China!
From £3,400 to £3,530 43 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 Aug
2020: 13 Jul, 3 Aug
2021: 12 Jul, 2 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 19 Aug
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Russia to China on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From US $4,310US $4,094 to US $5,120 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 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, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 7 Sep, 8 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Dec
Up to US $480 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 29 Jul, 05 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 02 Sep, 09 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 07 Oct, 14 Oct
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: 10 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
2020: 28 Mar, 25 Apr, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 10 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 10 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
China vacation, discover imperial China

China vacation, discover imperial China

Exploring Eastern China
From US $2,749 to US $2,879 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 16 May, 15 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 10 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 05 Oct
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: 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
Late availability on these dates: 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 25 Aug, 08 Sep, 22 Sep, 20 Oct
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Tibet overland explorer

Tibet overland explorer

Travel through the sensational landscapes of the Himalayas and Nepal
From £1,960 to £2,025 31 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jul
2020: 25 Jul
2021: 24 Jul
Late availability on these dates: 20 Jul
Central Silk Route & Western China overland tour

Central Silk Route & Western China overland tour

Epic trip through China, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan
From £4,440 to £4,610 56 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Jul
2020: 31 May, 3 Jun, 26 Jul, 29 Jul, 19 Aug
2021: 30 May, 2 Jun, 25 Jul, 28 Jul, 18 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 21 Jul
Hike and bike in China vacation

Hike and bike in China vacation

Innovative hike and bike adventure commencing in Beijing
From US $3,399 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Aug, 8 Sep, 9 Oct, 4 Nov
2020: 15 Mar, 5 Apr, 10 May, 7 Jun, 5 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Sep, 11 Oct, 1 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 04 Aug, 08 Sep, 09 Oct
Chinese Silk Road overland tour

Chinese Silk Road overland tour

Overland Silk Route tour from Xian to Kashgar
From £1,750 to £1,825 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 24 Jul, 24 Aug, 4 Sep
2020: 3 Jun, 4 Jul, 29 Jul, 19 Aug, 29 Aug
2021: 2 Jun, 3 Jul, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 28 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 24 Jul, 24 Aug, 04 Sep
Yunnan small group vacation, China

Yunnan small group vacation, China

Five and half days of game drives in Bandhavgarh
From US $2,749 to US $3,049 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Aug, 21 Sep
2020: 17 Feb, 9 Apr, 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 10 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 31 Aug, 21 Sep
Treasures of China

Treasures of China

On this fast paced trip we explore China's main highlights.
From US $3,330 to US $3,390 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Aug, 12 Oct, 26 Oct
2020: 4 Apr, 1 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 03 Aug, 12 Oct
10 day Eastern Great Wall of China walking tour

10 day Eastern Great Wall of China walking tour

Trekking on the really wild Great Wall & Beijing exploration
From US $1,976 to US $2,130 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Aug, 6 Sep, 17 Sep, 18 Oct
Join a small group and spend 7 days hiking on the Great Wall of China and staying within rural towns and villages either side of sightseeing in Beijing
China tour, trekking & pandas

China tour, trekking & pandas

11 days exploring Southern provinces of China
From US $4,750 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Last minute departure on the 9th September 2019
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: 1 Aug, 4 Aug
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: 01 Aug, 04 Aug
China family vacation, Pandas & Warriors

China family vacation, Pandas & Warriors

Explore all that is China: Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City
From US $2,949 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 09 Aug
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China small group vacation, a food adventure

China small group vacation, a food adventure

Search out some of the city’s best street food & more!
From US $2,585US $2,197 to US $2,715 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Aug, 6 Oct, 27 Oct
2020: 19 Apr, 3 May, 24 May, 21 Jun, 16 Aug, 6 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct
Up to US $380 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 18 Aug, 06 Oct
China to Laos overland truck tour

China to Laos overland truck tour

Explore the stunning south of China overland
From £2,545 to £2,640 29 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Sep
2020: 1 Apr, 19 Sep
2021: 31 Mar, 18 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 14 Sep
China tour, Shanghai to Beijing

China tour, Shanghai to Beijing

Discover the delights of China's north
From US $1,545 to US $1,755 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 11 Sep, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 18 Dec
2020: 1 Jan, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 31 Jul, 07 Aug, 11 Sep, 09 Oct, 16 Oct
China, Tibet and Nepal tour

China, Tibet and Nepal tour

Journey across the Himalaya from the Great Wall to Everest
From US $4,299 to US $4,430 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Aug, 19 Sep
2020: 7 May, 27 Aug, 17 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 29 Aug, 19 Sep
The Essence of China vacation

The Essence of China vacation

Explore cultural & religious heritage
From US $3,760 to US $4,465 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 Aug, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov
2020: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 3 Sep, 7 Sep, 10 Sep, 14 Sep, 8 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 19 Aug, 07 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
    Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
    From
    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
    China vacation and Yangtze river cruise
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    US $3,649
    excluding 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 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
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    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
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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 $4,094
    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
    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 $1,549
    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
    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
    Family vacation to China
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    US $2,392
    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
    China family vacation, Pandas & Warriors
    From
    US $2,949
    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
    China vacation, discover imperial China
    From
    US $2,749
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? Visiting the Panda Breading center and watching a panda mum and baby 'playing' together. Then watching the baby slipping off the platform and mum rolling over to join her baby on the ground. So special. Tips? Be prepared to carry your luggage, particularly at the train stations. The coach is often not able to park close to the station, so you have to carry your luggage across busy streets and negotiate steps and escalators that aren't working!!! Be prepared for... (more)Penelope Parker
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