Beautiful scenery, bustling cities, delicious cuisine and 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 leaders you'll gain an true insight into this fascinating country. Climb the magnificent Great Wall, discover Xian’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.
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.
We offer a wide selection of China guided group tours, city breaks, private journeys and tailor-made 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.
Discover China’s breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and unique culture on one of our group tours. Lead by our qualified English speaking tour leaders, our group tours offer an informative and fun introduction to China and are good choice if you are visiting China for the first time. Probably the most famous and iconic of all the sights in China is the Great Wall near Beijing which we include on all our China group tours. The unmissable army of Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, another highlight of China, is also visited on all our group tours.
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 tailor-made holiday – whether it’s camping overnight on the Great Wall, cruising down the Yangtze River or heading to the summit of Thousand Tortoise Mountain.
Join the Dragon Boat Race, one of the most important Chinese holidays, celebrated throughout China 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.
If you'd like to travel to China on your own private tour, 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 tailored to your specific needs.
Discover two of China’s most famous cities, Beijing or Shanghai with 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 that perfectly blends both old and new, is a stunning metropolis with funky bars, modern department stores, towering skyscrapers, traditional temples and gardens and fantastic shopping. Visit either one of these intriguing cities on our short stays, of if you have a bit more time, combine the highlights of both on our 8-day Lucky 8 City Break.
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 future. 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.
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.