See the real China on our range of classic tours and delve deeper into Chinese culture on an unforgettable tailor-made holiday. Plus plan ahead with our handy China Travel Guide.
Beautiful scenery, bustling cities, delicious cuisine and more than 5,000 years of rich cultural heritage await on our tours and holidays to China in 2019 and 2020. 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. Beyond the great metropolises of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, other must-see's in China include imperial Chengde, the huge Buddhist sculptures in the cave temples at Datong and the enchanting Bai town of Dali.Read More
Then there's dramatic Tiger Leaping Gorge, the karst landscape and cormorant fishing of Guilin & Yangshuo, the panda research centre in Chengdu, and Chongqing - where cruises begin their scenic route down the Yangtze. We have been running trips to China for over 15 years and with our experienced local English speaking guides you'll gain true insight into this fascinating country whilst visiting all the best places.
Upcoming China Trips in 2019 & 2020
|Harbin Ice Festival - 11 days||Beijing, China||23 Dec 2019||USD $1,556 was $1,945 20% off|||
|Harbin Ice Festival Express - 5 Days||Beijing, China||29 Dec 2019||USD $1,156 was $1,445 20% off|||
|Shanghai to Beijing - 8 days||Shanghai, China||26 Oct 2019||USD $1,186 was $1,395 15% off|||
|Great Wall & Warriors - 9 days||Beijing, China||02 Nov 2019||USD $1,398 was $1,645 15% off|||
|China Express - 6 days||Beijing, China||02 Nov 2019||USD $973 was $1,145 15% off|||
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Explore China your way with a tailor-made holiday designed exactly how you want it. We're here to recommend activities and overnight stays for that perfect tailor-made holiday to China.
Whether it’s a special stay at the Great Wall, a cruise down the Yangtze River, a visit to see the pandas in Chengdu or heading to the summit of Thousand Tortoise Mountain, let us know what interests you and we'll put it in your holiday. And from classic itineraries to journeys off-the-beaten track, our expert team are on hand to create the ultimate trip to China.
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China tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.71 out of 5 based on 68 recent reviews — See All China Reviews
We loved the tour, the guides we had in each city were very informative.
Overall, we loved the tour, well organised, nice guides, good pace, value for money. We would recommend this tour. ”
Overall, the holiday was excellent and I would highly recommend On The Go Tours for trips like this.
Xian was one of the stand out destinations with the cycle on the walls and the visit to the Terracotta warriors. We also did a lot of walking around the city and really enjoyed it.
We thoroughly enjoyed the organised boat trip and cycle tour around in Yangzhou.
Overall, the trip lived up to everything I thought it would be and more.
Our national tour guide Leo was excellent and ensured the tour ran smoothly. ”
Our guide,Fei, was wonderful and there was nothing he wasn't prepared to help with. Very funny and friendly - couldn't have asked for anyone better.
The Cites we visited were just amazing.”
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On our group tours to China, we include an overnight stay at the Juyongguan Pass section of the Great Wall to rise early the next morning and visit the wall in peace and quiet. By staying right beside the Great Wall, we can get there before the day trippers and other tour groups, enjoying time to wander the wall free of the usual crowds. It's the best way to enjoy this incredible World Wonder.
Highlights of our China tours
With such a varied geography, illustrious history and fascinating collection of cultures, China offers travellers an astonishing choice of travel destinations. Here are just some of the highlights you'll find on our tours.
Tick this New World Wonder off your bucket list with a walk along the Badaling section of the Great Wall and a night spent beside Juyongguan Pass for an early morning visit without the crowds.
Explore the sprawling Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs, enjoy an eye boggling Chinese acrobatic performance and feast on traditional Peking Duck.
Come face-to-face with the famous Terracotta Warriors, visit the Wild Goose Pagoda, ride the ancient city walls by bike and explore the atmospheric Muslim Quarter with hot pot for lunch.
Visit the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see China's animal emblem in the flesh and visit the quiet Wenshu Monastery for tea in the delightful teahouse.
Admire the striking scenery of karst limestone outcrops and enjoy a rafting cruise along the calm, clean waters of the Yu Long River with plenty of time at leisure to enjoy the activities on offer.
Take a guided tour of this glittering metropolis to see the beautiful Yuyuan Garden and historic Bund with a cruise on the Huangpu River to soak up views of the Pudong skyline.