China highlights tour, tailor made

China highlights tour, tailor made

Walk along the Great Wall and relax in the stunning LiRiver
From US $2,319 to US $2,719 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China culture & hiking holiday

China culture & hiking holiday

A wonderful experience of real China
From US $2,830 to US $3,600 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China holiday and Yangtze river cruise

China holiday and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From £3,099 to £3,579 20 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 19 May, 22 May, 10 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 18 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 1 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 22 Sep, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 20 Oct, 23 Oct, 27 Oct
2021: 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 6 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 18 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 17 Aug, 20 Aug, 24 Aug, 27 Aug, 31 Aug, 3 Sep, 7 Sep, 10 Sep, 14 Sep, 17 Sep, 8 Oct, 12 Oct, 15 Oct, 19 Oct
Great Wall of China walking holiday

Great Wall of China walking holiday

Trek along various contrasting sections of the wall
From £1,799 to £2,179 10 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 27 Jun, 25 Jul, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 17 Sep, 19 Sep, 8 Oct, 10 Oct, 15 Oct, 17 Oct
2021: 1 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 26 Jun, 24 Jul, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 9 Sep, 11 Sep, 16 Sep, 18 Sep, 7 Oct, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct
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China on a shoestring small group holiday

China on a shoestring small group holiday

Experience the real China.
From £2,699 to £2,999 22 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Apr, 17 May, 26 Jul, 6 Sep, 11 Oct
Silk Road adventure holiday

Silk Road adventure holiday

Follow ancient footsteps along the Silk Road
From £3,245 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 May, 4 Sep
Silk Road holidays, Central Asia

Silk Road holidays, Central Asia

Journey along the Old Silk Road
From £3,995 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 29 Aug
Essential China holiday

Essential China holiday

Encounter the essence of China
From £1,575 to £2,399 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Dec
2020: 2 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 16 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 11 Oct, 16 Oct, 18 Oct, 23 Oct, 25 Oct, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong

China will astonish you with its diversity and uniqueness.
From £1,645£1,516 to £1,710 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Nov
2020: 1 Jan, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 6 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 29 Jul, 9 Sep, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Up to £160 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 06 Nov, 01 Jan
China Silk Road tour

China Silk Road tour

Cities and beautiful landscapes of China’s western expanse
From US $3,735 to US $3,984 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 11 May, 8 Jun, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 12 Oct
Yunnan trekking holiday in China, tailor made

Yunnan trekking holiday in China, tailor made

Off the beaten track trip
From US $1,997 to US $2,585 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China tailor made tour

China tailor made tour

A combination of metropolis and ancient gardens
From US $1,099 to US $3,349 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China Express adventure holiday

China Express adventure holiday

A fast-paced tour of China’s highlights
From £652 to £999 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 6 Dec, 18 Dec
2020: 10 Jan, 21 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 25 Mar, 27 Mar, 1 Apr, 3 Apr, 15 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 29 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 8 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec, 25 Dec
Tibet and China cycling holiday

Tibet and China cycling holiday

A Challenging cycle tour in China and the Tibetan Plateau.
From US $3,250 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 29 Aug, 14 Sep
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The Essence of China vacation

The Essence of China vacation

Explore cultural & religious heritage
From £2,490£2,150 to £2,745 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Nov
2020: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 3 Sep, 7 Sep, 10 Sep, 14 Sep, 8 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov
Up to £380 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 11 Nov
Trans Mongolian railway holiday

Trans Mongolian railway holiday

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,785 to £2,880 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 2 May, 18 Jul
2021: 1 May, 17 Jul, 18 Sep
Silk Road railway holiday

Silk Road railway holiday

The ultimate Silk Road adventure
From £5,770 to £6,285 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Apr, 1 Jun, 17 Aug, 31 Aug
2021: 26 Apr, 31 May, 16 Aug, 30 Aug
Xian to Istanbul overland tour

Xian to Istanbul overland tour

Expereince the Silk Road and the beautiful Caucasus
From £8,390 to £9,085 42 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 Apr, 15 May, 5 Jun, 18 Sep
2021: 23 Apr, 14 May, 4 Jun, 17 Sep
Trans Mongolian holiday, tailor made

Trans Mongolian holiday, tailor made

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £2,430 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Beijing to Lhasa on the famous sky train
From £1,296 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Silk Road overland holiday

Silk Road overland holiday

Once in a lifetime Trans-Asian Silk Road Adventure
From £10,995 47 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Jun, 1 Sep
Exciting family holiday in China

Exciting family holiday in China

An exciting family holiday taking in the highlights of China
From £2,500 to £3,000 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

Sixteen days of high-speed cities, terracotta giants and a spiritual stay in the life of a monk
From £2,475 to £3,569 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Nov
2020: 10 Jan, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 29 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec
Silk Road adventure tour

Silk Road adventure tour

Seek adventure among the mountain passes of the Silk Road
From £3,925 to £4,000 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 May, 15 Jun, 17 Aug, 7 Sep
2021: 10 May, 24 May, 14 Jun, 16 Aug, 6 Sep
Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

from Dali to Lijiang with off the beaten track trip
From US $1,600 to US $2,286 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tibetan culture tour in Sichuan, China

Tibetan culture tour in Sichuan, China

Explore Tibetan culture & beautiful sceneries in Sichuan
From £430 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tashkent to Bishkek Silk Road overland tour

Tashkent to Bishkek Silk Road overland tour

Explore the mountainous overlanding paradise of Kyrgyzstan
From £1,120 to £1,150 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 3 May, 17 May, 14 Jun, 29 Jun, 23 Jul, 9 Aug, 24 Aug, 14 Sep
2021: 2 May, 18 May, 13 Jun, 28 Jun, 22 Jul, 8 Aug, 23 Aug, 13 Sep
Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip
From £2,749 to £2,899 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
Yunnan tailor made holiday, China

Yunnan tailor made holiday, China

Distinctive ethnic culture and magnificent Tiger Leaping Gorge
From US $1,199 to US $1,499 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China tailor made holiday, from Beijing to Shanghai

China tailor made holiday, from Beijing to Shanghai

Highlights of China private tour from Beijing
From US $789 to US $1,929 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Great Wall of China walking holiday
From
£1,799
including UK flights
Our Tour Guide Alan weaved us through Chinese history as daily we trekked to, then walked & traversed China's Greta Wall north of Beijing. (more)Tom Harris
The most memorable part of the holiday was walking the wild wall and great guide (more)Heather Crow
The views from the wall watchtowers and then to see the wall stretching out across the beautiful landscape it is something special. (more)Ferenc Suhai
China highlights tour, tailor made
From
US $2,319
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sanxingdui museum with 3-4000 year old bronze masks and the pandas Tips? Wear flat shoes there was a lot of walking 3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental Impacts or supported conservation? local restaurants used but little else. Overall rating? It was great, I loved China and would go again to see more of the countryside and more museums. (more)Janet Chambers
China culture & hiking holiday
From
US $2,830
including domestic flights only
Walking on the Great Wall was the most memorable part of our holiday. (more)Anne Howick
Our 5 day hike on the "great" Great Wall was memorable. We had a wonderful guide who accompanied us all the way, supplied us with all the water, laughter and encouragement needed when facing those thousands of steps. (more)Criag Knighton
Enjoy it, it's one of the best trip I have made in recent years. It's an excellent balance between an active and cultural holiday (more)Pia Rainey
Trans Mongolian railway holiday
From
£2,785
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Visiting Mongolia was the highlight. We even had two extra days and a night in the country as we were 'bumped' off the train (with some other passengers) from Ulaan Bataar to Beijing. We ended up flying with Air China instead (this airline is not recommended - inflight service is truly grim!). Although it was disappointing not to complete the journey be rail, we were impressed with the operators for making excellent alternative arrangements. We stayed in an Eco-Ger camp and... (more)Graham Howe
China holiday and Yangtze river cruise
From
£3,099
including UK flights
The food, the Terra Cotta warriors and the pandas were the most memorable parts of our holiday. (more)Jean Thomas
Walking the Great Wall of China was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Heather Magowan
The time in Yangshuo was the best part of the holiday. That landscape is amazing. (more)Ruth Thompson
Xian to Istanbul overland tour
From
£8,390
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Pass between the Pamirs and the Tien Shan mountains and Sary Tash; the Chinese warriors, the Registan at dusk. Tips? Take luggage you can carry up and down stairs. Enjoy it, it’s wonderful. Local benefits? A little. Wonderful Overall rating? Wonderful (more)Imogen Bell
Exciting family holiday in China
From
£2,500
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The itinerary planned by our operator worked out beautifully for my family of 8. A couple of the guides, especially Johnnie in Beijing and Susan in chengdu engaged with the children and helped make our time in those cities very enjoyable. we loved that logistics were taken care of by our guides n drivers. The children loved the ice skating, the time at the Great Wall, learning to cook their own dishes, spending Christmas day at the panda research center, biking in town... (more)Kristin Baker
Silk Road adventure holiday
From
£3,245
excluding flights
It was an evenly-paced holiday. The most western part of the Chinese Great Wall was amazing, we loved the Mogao Grottoes and Kashgar old city. (more)Jacqui Licht
Most memorable was travelling along the Karakoram Highway...Very good (more)David Finbow
The most memorable was Kasger Sunday Market. (more)Mahesh Patel
Silk Road holidays, Central Asia
From
£3,995
excluding flights
The most exciting part of this trip was the road journeys and bus that had plenty of space to sit alone. (more)Catherine Albers
Travelling the mountains of Tajikistan and the homestay there was the most memorable. (more)Ana Maria Lopez
China on a shoestring small group holiday
From
£2,699
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Knife cut noodle dishes in Xi’an were delicious. Tea houses in Peoples park looked amazing. Tips? Take a free walk up to the TV tower in Yangshuo for amazing views over the city and lime kast mountains. Local benefits? Not really. There is too much plastic waste in China. Overall rating? You cover a vast area in a decent period of time. (more)Dominic Pritchard
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train
From
£1,296
excluding flights
Best part was Everest base camp and the terracotta warriors (more)James Troy
The highlight was seeing how the Tibetan people live, their friendliness and warm smiles. The way that welcomed us into their everyday worship in the monasteries. Just the simple things really. (more)Sue Byrne
Tibetan culture tour in Sichuan, China
From
£430
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Pandas and Siguniang Tips? You need to be able to speak some mandarin. You need good walking shoes too. Local benefits? We used local hotels, shops, restaurants and street vendors. Overall rating? (more)Peter Kerr
China Silk Road tour
From
US $3,735
including domestic flights only
Difficult to choose between all the sights, but the Rainbow Mountains and the Karakorum Highway scenery were undoubted highlights! (more)Stella Wheeler
We thoroughly enjoyed our whole trip and had difficulty picking the most memorable. It was a great mixture of history, religion, culture, food and scenery. (more)Faye Walker
The holiday was excellent and I would recommend it to others. (more)Gill Forester
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent
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£4,500
excluding flights
All of it was memorable (more)Dianne Garwood
We enjoyed the whole trip, but Kyrgyzstan was a highlight. Also the Labrang Monastery was lovely. Very good. It adjusted the way I think about the world. (more)Becky MacLeod
Do not hesitate!! It is very interesting trip and very well organised. (more)Ljiljana Padjen-Pajovic
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
From
£2,390
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travellers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
China Express adventure holiday
From
£652
excluding flights
Travelling on local transport was a great experience. Great CEO and good selection of additional activities. Really enjoyed the overnight train trip. Best meal was cooked by local farmer & his wife. Overall a great trip. Can't wait to book next trip. (more)Tony Palmer
Amazing experience! (more)Linda Anderson
Lhasa was absolutely magical, seeing the Potalla Palace for the first time from the roof top bar of the hotel was breath taking. (more)Joan O
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
From
£2,825
excluding flights
The Lake Baikal Homestay and the Mongolian Ger Camp... both have incredible memories for me that will stay with me for life! (more)Heidi Hosgood
I loved the train journey, chatting to the locals, making food, using the hot water urns at the end of the carriage and having the wheels changed on the Mongolia/China border was a fantastic experience. (more)Sally Foote
The most memorable was staying in a ger at Terelj National Park [Mongolia] and walking in the park... The most exciting was seeing the cosmonaut memorial in Moscow and balancing a Kazakh hunting eagle on my arm outside Terelj. (more)Christine Johnstone
Yunnan trekking holiday in China, tailor made
From
US $1,997
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to climb down to the Yangtze River in the Middle Gorge and experience the power of the river. Also a getting boat ride in a stunning part of the river - when the road was closed. Walking around the Old Town in Leijang Tips? Be flexible! Plenty of road closures due to slips - ended up on boats and horses. If you are open to changes you will have great experiences. If you like salt with food carry you own. Local benefits? Probably benefited local... (more)Wendy Barton
China tailor made holiday, from Beijing to Shanghai
From
US $789
including domestic flights only
The parks were my favourite part of the trip, I also really enjoyed walking on the Great Wall and the live show in Xian. (more)Leigh McGlone
Overall this was a fantastic trip and we feel very honoured to have been able to see all that we did, especially the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and the Terra Cotta Warriors. (more)Ewen Macnair
China holiday, Beijing to Hong Kong
From
£1,516
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The terracotta warriors at Xi'an and the Great Wall. Cherry, our guide although very young, was dedicated and gave us great tips and help when choosing restaurants and outings. Our group integrated very well and everyone was on time for going places. Tips? Travel light, but do take toilet paper!! Local benefits? We certainly used local transport (busses, trains and only once taxis). Overall rating? Most enjoyable. The only thing that didn't work out... (more)Sheila Taylor
Yunnan tailor made holiday, China
From
US $1,199
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The museums in Chengdu, Kunming and Shanghai (all outstanding), and the monasteries and temples particularly Ganden Sumtseling Monastery near Shangri La. Tips? Book your own accommodation ( in hostels or inns) and arrange all your own meals; this saved us a lot of money and enabled us to escape from the international tourist bubble. Regard your itinerary with the holiday provider as a legal document, and make sure it specifies EVERYTHING you wish to see as there... (more)Gillian Gillanders
China holiday, ancient capitals tour
From
US $1,146
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an and seeing the amazing jade carvings and Buddha statue. Tips? Beijing airport is full of fairly elaborate scams - call your guide if you can't immediately see them. It's worth getting a SIM that works in China, too, for this reason. Local benefits? I felt like this benefited the local people, though I don't think it specifically reduced environmental impact. Overall rating? Amazing experience, one of the... (more)Owen Cawley
10 day Eastern Great Wall of China walking tour
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US $1,996
excluding flights
Memorable parts? 7 day trekking of the great wall . I visited sections of the wall that had no other tourists last day on the wall , was the first day I saw other tourists on the wall I felt that I could experience that wall as it was now , often in poor despair and challenging , but it was really worth it . Plus I spent more time trekking and exploring different sections of the wall than if I had booked with none Chinese tour company. Tips? it is challenging doing the 7 day trekking... (more)Fay O’Connell
Trans Mongolian adventure holiday
From
£1,799
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the trip was meeting other passengers on the long train journey and seeing amazing scenery. (more)Anne Georgiou
The most memorable parts of my holiday were, firstly, Moscow that I absolutely loved and where I would like to spend more time, secondly, the Great Wall of China and, thirdly, the cultural show in Ulaanbataar. (more)Barbara Shaw
If you like trains and are interested in seeing a little of Moscow, Ulaanbaatar, and Beijing, this trip is for you...Very good. It met my expectations. (more)Michelle Dorothy
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