Individual Train, Plane and Hotels Policy
We do not book hotels or flights unless it is part of a tour package.
We do not arrange individual tickets for trains originating outside Beijing, unless it is part of a tour package. However, we do offer transfers to the train station with tickets for trains originating from Beijing even if they are not part of a tour. We do not offer transfers to the train station alone.
Some quotations on the website include airfare. These are all domestic flights. We quote airfare pricing at a 50% discount. Depending on the length of time before you embark on your tour and the policies of the airlines, this price may change before we book the flights. We will notify you if the price changes.
Sleep on the Wall
Children age 14 and under receive a CNY600 discount from their tour price. Children age 3 and under are free. Age is calculated at the time of travel. Passports must be shown to guides for verification. There must be at least 2 paying adults for the child discount to apply.
Children age 12 and under can receive up to 35% discount from their tour price. Children 5 and under are free. Please let your agent know your children's height and date of birth to find out the discount.
Children under 2 years will receive a 90% discount on domestic airfare. Children ages 2-12 will receive a 50% discount.
Tibet Tour Policy
Due to special permit requirements, Tibet tours with train transportation must be booked (with deposit paid and all passport information sent to your agent) more than 7 days prior to intended departure date. Tibet tours with flights to Lhasa must be booked (with deposit paid and all passport information sent to your agent) more than 12 days prior to intended departure date.
For any multi-city or day tours in cities other than Beijing, we require a 60% deposit. For Beijing tours including hotels and/or flights, we require 60% deposit. For Beijing tours not including hotels or flights, we require a 20% deposit. For the Sleep on the Wall tour, we charge a 10% deposit.
Deposit payment must be paid at least 3 days before the start of your tour. The rest of the payment (cash to guide) must be paid by the start of your tour. We do not allow payment on a day-by-day or hour-by-hour basis.
For tours which do not include flights or hotels
If you cancel 2 days or more before the start of the tour, your deposit is 100% refundable. 24 hours to 15 hours before tour starts, 75% refundable. Less than 15 hours in advance, your deposit is non-refundable. For Sleep on the Great Wall tours, rescheduling may be done more than 15 hours in advance without penalty. This allows for change of plans, illness or bad weather.
For tours that include a Yangtze River cruise
If the tour is booked less than 20 days in advance of departure, the deposit is non-refundable.
For tours with flights and hotel bookings included*
For any tours with airfare included, the deposit is 95% refundable if the tour is canceled more than four months in advance (unless airfare is booked more than four months in advance). For any tours with airfare included, the deposit is non-refundable from the time that the flight is booked. Your agent will let you know when they book the flight. For tours without airfare, but including hotels, the deposit is 50% refundable if canceled 20 or more days before the start of the tour. If a tour with hotel bookings is canceled less than 20 days in advance, the deposit is non-refundable.
During the tour if you decide not to go to a scheduled show, we can reschedule for another day or refund the cost of the tickets. During the tour if you decide to change hotels, there is no guaranteed refund. You must check with your agent for further information. During the tour if you decide to cancel one or more days of the tour or cancel an entire city, we can refund up to 30% of the tour price for those days that you want to cancel.
*Airfare and hotel cancellation policy is subject to change depending on the airfare discount, hotel rating, hotel location, or season of travel. Please consult your agent for details.
1 Day • CNY 410
A great day out with kids in Beijing, these activities are things we regularly do with our own children living in Beijing. The zoo is a spacious green park with fun exhibitions and even a children's playground. Its a good chance to see panda bears up close without going all the way to Chengdu. All kids love the Toy Market which is next to the Hongqiao Pearl Market so you can see both at...
1 Day • CNY 410
Hike from Jinshanling to Erqu on a partially restored and partially wild section of the Great Wall. This hike takes 2 to 5 hours depending on your speed. We suggest you take your time, enjoy the views and take lots of photographs. We can optionally do a longer hike between Jinshanling and Gubeikou. This is a 5 to 8 hour hike and is more difficult. The Gubeikou section of the wall is more wild and...
1 Day • CNY 560
This tour begins and ends at your hotel in Shanghai. Tongli is one of the most authentic and picturesque water towns outside Shanghai. It is a little over 1 hour to drive there. After walking through the narrow lanes and having a canal cruise you continue on to Suzhou. In Suzhou you will see the Humble Administrator's Garden, one of the most famous there. Suzhou is also famous for its...
Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Shanghai
3 Days • CNY 1,460
This tour takes you to the seat of Mongolian culture in China, Hohhot, the Inner Mongolian capital. In Hohhot, you can discover Inner Mongolia's Muslim community, learn about the proud history of the Mongolian people, and visit the regions oldest and most beautiful temples. Then, take a trip out of the city to the endless blue sky and open fields of the Mongolian grasslands. Before falling...
2 Days • CNY 1,760
Harbin is a winter wonderland during the approximate 2 months of the annual ice festival. Ice carvers come from all over the world to compete in the ice carving competition. There is also a complete village of ice with colored lights to see at night. Truly a world class festival.
Harbin (Ice Festival)
This complete north China tour takes in some major historic areas. While the whole tour can be customized, we give you an outline of our recommended activities in Beijing, then the UNESCO World Heritage walled city of Pingyao, followed by the walled city of Xi'an and its Terracotta Warriors, and finally the Kungfu temple and huge rock carvings in Luoyang. We can adjust the hotels to your...
Beijing → Pingyao → Xi'an → Luoyang → Beijing
1 Day • CNY 770
This tour is for those who enjoy an aggressive hike followed by an afternoon relaxing the muscles at a hot spring spa. Jinshanling offers some of the best vistas of any Great Wall section. The hikes here are moderate to strenuous as there are portions of wild and restored wall. After a morning hiking, spend a few hours soaking in the many indoor and outdoor pools at Jiuhua Hot Spring Resort &...
1 Day • CNY 530
Everyone comes to Shanghai to see China's modern metropolis. Yet, across from the impressive skyline is a city packed with some of China's most fascinating history. In this tour, you will experience Shanghai's as a city divided by Western powers, a safe haven for refugees and a hotbed for revolutionary writers. Spend the day wandering the city's small lanes, marvel at the...
Visit the amazing Longmen Grottos and the White Horse Temple in this one day, private no shopping tour. Take your time and enjoy the Longmen Grottos.
This two day tour based from Luoyang brings together the best of the tourist sights in a no shopping private tour.