Want to go to China, but don’t know where to start? This tour is the one for you. Covering six incredible destinations, the Classic China Tour offers everything from mountain getaways, to a ride on the fastest train in the world!
As soon as you arrive in the capital, Beijing, you will be thrown into the unique culture of the city. You’ll jaunt around the local neighborhoods in a...
Beijing → Xi'an → Guilin → Li River Cruise → Yangshuo → Shanghai
This itinerary is perfect for families with kids of any age.
The hutong (alleyway) tour includes a trip up the Drum Tower, where you can take in a fantastic view of the city. You will be escorted around the city streets in a cycle rickshaw - a unique experience for children and adults alike.
Your next stop is Hongqiao Pearl Market, a great place to pick up bargain souvenirs for...
Pingyao is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and for good reason. The stunning walled city has been impeccably well preserved.
You’ll ride first class to Taiyuan, followed by a two-hour drive to Pingyao.
Inside the city walls, pedestrians rule; the absence of cars means a stroll around the city streets is a much calmer and more laid-back experience than walking anywhere else in China!...
Beijing → Taiyuan → Pingyao → Taiyuan → Beijing
You can’t visit Chengdu without making the journey to the largest stone Buddha in the world, carved entirely out of a cliff-face! Your visit will start with a boat ride along the river, to make sure the whole Maitreya fits in your photographs! Then, you can get up close and personal, by walking from the head of the statue to its toes!
After visiting the Grand Buddha you will move on to...
This tour takes you to one of the most magical parts of China, southern Anhui province. With the mystical Huangshan Mountain and numerous Huizhou villages dotted the surrounding hills, this is China at its most bucolic.
What makes this tour special:
You could spend days village-hopping or hiking around the Huangshan summit, but for this four-day tour, we have cherry-picked only the best of...
Huangshan → Huizhou Villages → Huangshan
Get a taste of urban China by visiting two of its most important cities, Beijing and Shanghai. You will ride some of the world's most impressive trains, including the bullet train between Beijing and Shanghai and the ‘Maglev’, which is the fastest commercial train in the world.
Highlights of the trip including hiking along the Great Wall, visiting the ancient Forbidden City and...
Beijing → Shanghai
Travel first class from Beijing to Luoyang and back on a high speed train capable of going over 300km/h! Trains in China are much more fun, spacious and reliable than planes, so both journeys will be unforgettable!
On your arrival in Luoyang, we will take you straight to your luxurious suite at Christian's Hotel.
The first full day of your Luoyang adventure will be kung fu themed!...
Beijing → Luoyang → Beijing
This tour takes in all the highlights of Guangzhou. In two days, you will explore some of Guangzhou's most important historical sites, from ancient to modern. You will learn about Guangzhou's role as one of the region’s most important trading hubs while exploring the Guangzhou City History Museum and the Western-style trading settlement on Shamian Island. In addition to history, there...
This day trip from Beijing to Qufu is just perfect for history enthusiasts, especially those curious to learn more about the much-respected teacher Confucius.
After a quick trip on the bullet train, you’ll be swept up and taken straight to the Confucius Temple. After a hearty Chinese meal, you will move on to the Confucius Mansion, where the great thinker used to live. Finally you will take...
Beijing → Qufu → Beijing
This tour includes all of the major destinations along the Yangtze River Delta. Your trip will start and end at Shanghai's Pudong Airport.
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 built before World War II by the foreign powers of the time. On the opposite side of the river is Pudong...
Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Hangzhou