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Our Mission
China Tours

The China Guide offers private, customized travel experiences around China. Our mission is to make sure that each visitor gets a taste of everything that is vibrant and fascinating about this country by not only seeing the sights, but also interacting with the culture and local people. Combining a Western-style travel sense with their passion for Chinese culture and history, The China Guide's team can put together an adventure that visitors will never forget.

Expert Planning Advice

The China Guide offers an exclusive service with native English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German travel agents who work with each guest to create a trip that encompasses their interests, hobbies, and personal travel style reflected in excellent local guides and hand-picked accommodations, meals, and immersive activities.

Our travel agents are experienced at helping guests build custom itineraries for the ideal China experience. Whether a small private family tour or a large student group, we can bring our expertise to your trip's itinerary. Our team will always be there to help you before and during your tour.

Your Travel Companion

Our guides are selected and trained not only for their knowledge of the sights, but also for their language skills, personality, and hospitality. Since we do not do commission shopping, they can concentrate solely on you. As all our tours are flexible, your guide will gauge your travel pace and match the rest of the trip to your personal travel style. Their goal is to be a fun and engaging travel buddy for you and your travel partners.

Our guides are experienced working with small or large groups, families, VIPs, students and the disabled. Throughout your trip, your guide will be in regular communication with your travel agent, so if there are any complications, transportation delays, or emergencies, they will be able to act quickly to solve the problem with the least amount of inconvenience to you.


Tour length
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China tours
2 days CNY 1,060
Two days in the Chinese capital may not seem like very long, but it’s just enough to tick off a few of Beijing’s must-see sights. Let your imagination run wild in the Forbidden City, holiday like an emperor at the Summer Palace, and whizz down the side of the Great Wall in a toboggan. Make the very most of your short stay in Beijing by tucking into real Chinese cuisine, in a restaurant...

China tours
1 day CNY 690
This tour takes you to three historically important sights outside Beijing's bustling city center. Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall known for its fabulous views and the toboggan that you can take down the mountainside! We will make two stops at the Ming Tombs; the first is the underground tomb of the Wanli Emperor (the only Ming tomb to have been excavated,) and the other is...

China tours
4 days
On the first day of your Xi’an adventure, you will be able to tick one of the Seven Wonders of the World off your bucket list – the Terracotta Warriors. After that, you’ll head to Huaqing Hotsprings for an afternoon of relaxation. You’ll end the day on a high with a Tang Dynasty performance and plate-after-plate of lip-smacking Chinese dumplings! After a very relaxing night’s sleep at...

China tours
1 day
This tour is for those who have just one day to see the best of Shanghai. We start off with the city’s more traditional side, by visiting the Jade Buddha Temple and the beautiful Yuyuan Garden. Nanjing Road and the Bund are the perfect in-between, with elements of old and new. One side of the river, ‘the Bund’, is lined with European banks that have been standing for over a hundred years;...

China tours
5 days
This tour is for people who want to experience something extraordinary. After a couple of days of biking, rafting, hiking and exploring caves in Yangshuo, we will take you to another completely different rural area, the Longsheng Rice Terraces. Here you will see life as it was centuries ago, farmers working on the steep, terraced hills. From Longsheng you will hike to Tiantouzhai...

Yangshuo → Longsheng Rice Terraces → Guilin
China tours
7 days
This tour includes all of the major destinations along the Yangtze River Delta. Your trip will start and end at Shanghai's Pudong Airport and even includes a ride on the fastest train in the world, the Maglev, which connects the airport to the city. The river running through the center of Shanghai is more than just a pretty sight. The name ‘The Bund’ refers to the historic row of banks...

Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Suzhou → Hangzhou → Shanghai
China tours
2 days CNY 980
This activity-filled tour is a great way to sample the rich culinary and cultural heritage of Sichuan in its boisterous capital, Chengdu. Activities include a Sichuan cuisine cooking class, visiting a traditional Chengdu teahouse, tasting the tongue-numbing Sichuan hotpot, witnessing the ancient art of face-changing, and sampling the many flavors available at one of the city's most famous...

China tours
1 day
For those with only a short time in Chengdu, this tour is perfect! We will take you to two of the area’s most exciting destinations: the Chengdu Panda Base and the Leshan Giant Buddha (the largest stone Buddha in the world)! You’ll meet the pandas first, as they are most active in the morning after a delicious bamboo breakfast! Your visit to the Leshan Buddha will start with a boat...

China tours
2 days
Although usually visited as a day trip from Shanghai, Suzhou is a great place to spend a little more time. This tour includes all the major sites in Suzhou to give a rounded experience of the city's gardens, museums, and old alleys. Suzhou's charm reveals itself in between sites, when visitors take the time to notice the details of life along it's famous cobbled streets and...

China tours
3 days
This three day Luoyang tour takes in all the sights of the area. We can customize it, add hotels and train tickets as you might require. Special features include a Kungfu lesson at the Shaolin Temple. Optionally we can arrange a night at the hotel inside the Shaolin Temple, which gives Kungfu enthusiasts maximum opportunity to observe and participate.

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