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.
China is now one of the world's most visited countries and for Brits it may be the lure of the perfect sweet and sour chicken that draws them East with Chinese food rated Britain's most popular takeaway. Chinese food is likely to play a starring role in any trip to China with its sheer diversity but there's plenty else on offer to rouse the senses. As one of the largest countries in the world and sharing borders with 14 other countries, China is a land of contrast and unique cultural heritage. From the legendary Great Wall in the north, to the stunning karst landscapes of Yangshuo in the south, and the pulsating city of Shanghai in the east, China has natural and man-made wonders galore.Read More
Awarded in the category of Best Tour Operator to East and Central Asia last year at the British Travel Awards, our China tours are the perfect way to explore the highlights of this fascinating country from escorted group tours to private trips and tailor-made holidays.
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China Overland AdventuresView 6 Overland Adventures
Travel between Xi'an and Kashgar in China, exploring the ancient Silk Road on an exciting Overland Adventure. For those with more time on their hands we also offer epic journeys which combine China with the 'Stans, the Caucasus and Turkey.Read More
Travelling aboard a purpose-built overland truck, combining camping with hostels and simple hotels, these group tours are ideal for active and adventurous travellers who don’t mind roughing it on occasions and want a hands-on experience on tour, helping to cook meals and set up camp.
China Private ToursView 10 Private Tours
If you'd like to travel to China on your own private tour then we've got a selection of itineraries that are bound to get your travel bug biting.Read More
From the vibrant ethnic minorities, stunning stone forest and spectacular Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan, the birthplace of Confucius in Qufu to the famous Silk Road, the natural beauty of the Sichuan province and China's monochrome mascots, the giant pandas, in Chengdu, whatever brings you to China, we've got it covered.
China Short StaysView 5 Short Stays
Soak up all that Beijing and Shanghai have to offer with one of our short stay packages, ideal for those planning a stopover en route elsewhere.Read More
In Beijing explore the vast Forbidden City and marvel at the Great Wall whilst in Shanghai discover the old and new with funky bars, modern department stores, towering skyscrapers, traditional temples and gardens, plus fantastic shopping.
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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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.6 out of 5 based on 92 recent reviews — See All China Reviews
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to China. We saw so much and learnt so much about the country's history. The trip was well organised and planned. A few things had to be changed because of the Nations holiday but we got to see other things instead. We found all the tour guides to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Highlights would have been walking on the Great Wall, Terracotta Soldiers and experiencing some of the countryside. We would highly recommend On The Go tours and the Mandarin Sunrise Tour to any one looking to go to China.”
James was excellent, I cannot fault his organisation and skills. He showed genuine concern for our well being.”
Great tour and friendly people & country. ”
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On many of 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.
Booking your China tour from United Kingdom
To book your tour to China, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to China with us: