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...
Luoyang → Beijing → Pingyao → Xi'an → Luoyang → Beijing
1 day • CNY 470
If you want to visit all of the capital’s must-see attractions but don’t know where to start, don’t worry - we have you covered. We will whisk you off to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and the Temple of Heaven. Not only will you have a private chauffeur, but you will also have your very own guide (fluent in English and an expert on local culture and...
Cuandixia is a preserved Ming style village located a couple of hours outside Beijing, and is the perfect getaway from city life. Nestled in the hills, the people of Cuandixia live simply, much as they did in the past. Guests stay in modest but modern courtyard accommodation. Staying overnight means you can linger in the village, stroll through the green countryside and take things at...
1 day • CNY 480
Zhujiajiao is the closest water town to Shanghai and the most visited, making it a good choice if you don't have a lot of time. The tour includes a canal boat ride and you get a chance to stroll the streets of the village. If you do want to make a longer day of it we would recommend our Tongli Water Town/Suzhou one day tour from Shanghai, or our Two Water Towns in one day tour. What...
Shanghai → Zhujiajiao → Shanghai
2 days • CNY 1,320
In our opinion, this tour is the best way to see Suzhou and Tongli, taking your time and spending a night in Suzhou. Your tour starts and ends at your hotel in Shanghai. On the first morning we will drive to Tongli, stroll the canals and take a boat ride. After lunch on the canal we will drive to Suzhou where you will visit the Lingering Garden, one of Suzhou's most popular destinations...
Shanghai → Water Towns → Suzhou → Shanghai
This is a ‘no-frills’ tour along the classic Beijing → Xi'an → Shanghai route. You’ll start your first morning in the Chinese capital with a tai-chi class, followed by a trip to the gorgeous Temple of Heaven, and wrap up the day with visit to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square for a lesson or two in Chinese history. The Huanghua section of the Great Wall of China is...
Beijing → Xi'an → Shanghai
This tour features a wide variety of activities to keep you busy every day! Your journey begins when you step on the bullet train to Luoyang in Beijing. After spending a few nights in the ancient imperial capital of Luoyang, you'll hop on another bullet train to Xi'an, home of the Terracotta Warriors. You’ll also learn a lot about Chinese history from exploring temples,...
Beijing → Luoyang → Xi'an
This tour takes you from the country's economic seat in the east, Shanghai, to the ceiling of the world in the west, Lhasa. You will start with a few days in Shanghai, seeing the major sites and experiencing the modernity of China. Then you will travel to the center of the country, Xi'an, where you will be introduced to China's ancient history. Finally, you will fly to...
Shanghai → Xi'an → Tibet / Lhasa → Shanghai
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
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