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China Tours

Beautiful scenery, bustling cities and delicious cuisine combined with more than 5000 years of rich cultural heritage await on your tour of China. We have been running China tours for 15 years and with our experienced local English speaking tour guides you'll gain true insight into this fascinating country. Climb the magnificent Great Wall, discover Xi'an’s massive terracotta army, explore ancient temples and pagodas, give your taste buds a treat and immerse yourself in China's unique culture and traditions.

In 2013 we were recognised as the Best Holiday Company to Central and East Asia by the prestigious British Travel Awards. We offer a variety of touring styles to China, from guided group tours and family adventures to private tours and tailor-made holidays.

Local guides, local knowledge
Expert advice from our well-travelled team
Free time to explore on your own
Guaranteed departures
Average group size of 15-20
Lots of authentic experiences
Complimentary airport transfers, any day, any time
Get a true flavour of China
Special Family and Festival tours
Great Wall included on all tours

Styles of travel in China

Fun in Fine China!

From rickshaws in the Hutongs to Tai Chi at the Temple of Heaven

Our group tours to China are packed with lots of fun local experiences - weave your way on a rickshaw through the Hutongs of Beijing, do a bit of tea tasting, cook up a traditional Chinese hotpot, meet the Yau ethnic minority group along the Dragon's Back Bone, join a sunrise class of Tai Chi at Beijing's Temple of Heaven or jump on a segway and race around Beijing's Olympic stadium.

Popular tours in China

China Group Tours
China Express
7 days | FROM USD $1,849

Explore the Forbidden City, climb the Great Wall, bike a medieval fortress and meet a Terracotta Warrior - the perfect introduction to the charms of China!

China Group Tours
Great Wall & Warriors
9 days | FROM USD $2,149

Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou. Warriors, walls, waterways and wontons. See the sights and taste the delights on our fantastic journey through China - both ancient and modern.

China Group Tours
Warriors & Dragons
8 days | FROM USD $1,899

FAMILY TOUR TO CHINA: Take your little warriors on a Chinese Adventure. Climb the Great Wall, see giant pandas, walk with the ever marching terracotta army in Xi’an and discover modern Shanghai.

China Group Tours
Yin and Yangtze
15 days | FROM USD $3,799

Kicking off in Beijing, soak up all the attractions of China's historic capital before heading south to Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors. Cruise along the mighty Yangtze River, passing through the stunning Three Gorges...

Temple and mountains | Lijiang | China
China Private Tours
Journey Down South
10 days | FROM USD $2,819

Get off the beaten track and see the highlights of China’s scenic south. Discover dramatic landscapes, trek in the beautiful Yunnan Province and meet the locals at eco lodges and homestays.

China Festival Tours
Harbin Ice Festival
11 days | FROM USD $2,599

Enjoy Christmas and 5 star New Year’s eve climbing the Great Wall, sightseeing in Beijing, tackling terracotta warriors & throwing snowballs at Harbin’s Ice Sculpture festival!

China Group Tours
Fine China
13 days | FROM USD $3,599

Climb the Great Wall, enter the Forbidden City, inspect a grotto, challenge the Warriors at Xi’an and cruise the River Li at scenic Yangshuo. We top off your Eastern feast with a choice of sparkling Shanghai or Hong...

China Festival Tours
Dragon Boat Festival
9 days | FROM USD $2,229

Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and the Dragon Boat Festival in Suzhou. Warriors, walls, waterways and wontons. See the sights and taste the delights on our fantastic journey through China - including some Dragon Boat racing...

Travertine pools | Sichuan | China
China Private Tours
Sizzling Sichuan
8 days | FROM USD $3,499

Explore China’s beautiful Sichuan province! Discover Huanglong calcium pools and wildlife at Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve, Chengdu’s leading panda breeding and research centre, UNESCO Listed Dafo - the ‘Great and the...

Travelling to China on a tour with us

We offer a wide selection of China guided group tours, city breaks, private journeys and tailormade holidays to China. We've also got a specially designed family tour for parents with young adults and children aged 5 - 17 years, and a special tour for families travelling with teenagers ages 12 - 17 years. With lots of local interaction along the way, travelling with us, you'll have a truly authentic travel experience and discover the true pulse of China.

Our Top Picks For a holiday in China

Our Top Pick for China
#1 Terracotta Warriors

This subterranean army of thousands of warriors, horses and chariots remained undiscovered until 1974, when a group of farmers stumbled upon a treasure trove of ancient pottery while digging a well. The discovery spurred...

Our Pick for China
#2 Great Wall
Our Pick for China
#3 Yangtze & Three Gorges
Our Pick for China
#4 Datong
Our Pick for China
#5 Chengdu

More about our tours in China

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Group Tours

Discover breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and timeless traditions on one of our China group tours. Escorted by a qualified English speaking local tour guide, our group tours offer a fun and informative introduction to China - with plenty of sightseeing and free time too, and are perfect for first time visitors. With the Great Wall topping most travellers' wish lists in China - closely followed by the Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an, we've ensured to include a visit to both of these sites on all of our group tours in China.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Tailormade Holidays

A complete checkerboard of history, culture, sights and experiences, China has something for everyone and is a fascinating place to explore. Tell us where you want to go and what you want to see and we’ll recommend activities that perfectly complement your chosen itinerary on a tailormade holiday – whether it’s camping overnight on the Great Wall, cruising down the Yangtze River or heading to the summit of Thousand Tortoise Mountain.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Festival Tours

Cheer on the sidelines of the Dragon Boat Festival, one of China's the most important holidays celebrated throughout the country and around the world. In this fascinating spectacle ornately decorated boats are rowed to the beat of large drums, with 80 to 100 rowers per boat, as crowds cheer on their favourite boat from the riverbanks. Or head to the Heilongjiang Province in north-eastern China and discover the incredible giant ice sculptures at the Harbin Ice Festival which has gained worldwide fame and recognition for its exquisite ice and snow sculptures.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Private Tours

If you'd like to travel to China on your own private tour then we've got some itineraries that are bound to get your travel bug biting. From the stunning stone forest in Yunnan and the birthplace of Confucious in Qufu to the famous Silk Road, the natural beauty of Guilin and China's beautiful mascots, the Giant Pandas in Chengdu, whatever brings you to China, we'll be happy to suggest a private tour tailored to your specific needs.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Short Stays

Discover two of China’s most famous cities, Beijing or Shanghai on one of our short stays. Beijing, home to the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Ming Tombs and host of the 2008 Olympics, is China's political, economic and cultural capital. Shanghai, a city that perfectly blends both old and new, is a stunning metropolis with funky bars, modern department stores, towering skyscrapers, traditional temples and gardens, plus fantastic shopping. Visit either one of these intriguing cities on our short stays, of if you have a bit more time, combine both on our Lucky 8 City Break.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Day Tours

If you are travelling to China for business or pleasure and have a day or two to spare, join us of a day tour of your favourite city. Picked up from the doorstep of your hotel and guided by an English speaking tour guide you'll explore the city - its past and present. From the bustling city of Beijing and the nearby Great Wall, to the metropolis of Shanghai and the Venice of the East - Suzhou just a fast train ride away – delve in and discover China beyond the main sites.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To China
China Tour Bolt-ons

Extend or enhance your holiday with one of these little gems! Discover the delicately sculpted Buddhist Caves of Datong. Explore the stunning limestone peaks, rice paddy fields and minority groups of Guilin or wing your way to Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Watch death-defying acrobatics in Beijing and beautifully choreographed dance and music in Xi'an.

Justin went above and beyond to ensure all members of the group had a great time. He dealt with everything in a great way and made the whole trip stress-free and gave us an amazing experience in China.”  

China Travel Guide

Get off to a good start planning your holiday to China with our guide to travelling to and getting around China.
China: Top Travel Tips

Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more

The Bund | Shanghai | China
Best time to Visit China

Information on climatic and weather conditions in China

The Great Wall of China | China
Best Places To Visit

Places on our must-see list of any visit to China

China Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for China and info on getting your visa

The Great Wall of China | China
China Traveller Reviews

Trip reviews from our travellers to China

The Inside Track
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April 27, 2015 • OTG Team
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Great Wall, Warriors & Caves
April 1, 2015 • Guest Bloggers
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March 13, 2015 • OTG Team
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Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.