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China Silk Road tour

This two week China Silk Road tour unveils the mysteries and historic sites of this legendary trading trail between Asia and Europe starting in the ancient city of Xi'an famed for its historic bell tower, city walls and, of course, the Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang. An efficient domestic flight eastwards takes this China Silk Road tour to Lanzhou whereupon sites such as the grottoes of Bingling Temple as well as Wuwei and Zhangye provide an incredibly authentic glimpse at life off the beaten track prior to reaching the city of Dunhuang. Dunhuang, especially, will resonate with cultural travellers with the Buddhist artwork contained within the Magao Caves offering insight into how ... Read more >
From £2,630 including domestic flights only

Qinghai Lake cycling tour in China

Our incredible 7-day Qinghai cycling tour is perfect for travelers in search of a touch of culture and plenty of adventure! The itinerary has been designed to provide you with an amazing opportunity to experience some of the best parts of Qinghai province, located in the northeastern region of the Tibetan Plateau. This will include sections of the famous Silk Road and you will see a range of stunning panoramic mountain views as we cycle through some of the most remote parts of China. Highlights of the tour will include a visit to Qinghai Lake (the largest salt water lake in the country) and a chance to see the unique wildlife of Bird Lake – undoubtedly one of the most beautiful locations in ... Read more >
From £2,486 excluding flights

Tibet exploration tour

If you’re looking to unearth the true nature of Tibet then this 13 trekking day tour will go some way to helping you understand the natural and cultural wonders of this captivating region of Asia. Throughout this Tibet exploration tour you’ll encounter an eclectic array of Buddhist sites and heritage highlights all within the dominating shadow of the mighty Himalayas, including a short stop at Everest Base Camp from where the indomitable peak rises into the clouds above. Starting this Tibet exploration tour in the country’s capital city, Lhasa, really brings home the essence of Tibetan Buddhism with the Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery and Barkhor markets all adding to the spirituality of ... Read more >
From US $2,537 excluding flights

Tibet 6 days sightseeing tour

Our authentic 6-day Sightseeing in Tibet tour may be brief but it will still ensure that you see the very best of what this wonderful region has to offer. The tour commences with an in-depth exploration of the amazing city of Lhasa and its eclectic range of cultural heritage sites. This city genuinely offers an incredible combination of ancient culture and natural wonders. Lhasa is home to number of the most important cultural heritage sites in Tibet, including monasteries and palaces that were associated with the thousands of Buddhist monks that have resided here over the centuries. Visits to the monasteries of Sera and Drepung, Potala Palace, and the markets of Barkhor will leave you ... Read more >
From US $1,065 excluding flights

China highlights, small group tour

This fantastic small group tour of China highlights the country's cultural heritage as well as the stunning natural landscapes that have made this return journey to Beijing via Chengdu, Lijiang and Kunming such an enviable experience for modern day travellers. From the Forbidden City and hutong districts in Beijing to walking on the Jiankou-Mutianyu sections of the Great Wall you'll find this China highlights small group tour starts as it means to go on prior to taking a high-speed train to Xi'an and a chance to see, first-hand, the world-famous Terracotta Warriors. The China highlights on this small group tour don't stop and after Xi'an you'll fly to Lijiang over the Yangtze River ... Read more >
From US $2,565 including domestic flights only

Mt. Muztagh Ata Base Camp trekking tour, China

Our authentic 9-day Mount Muztagh Ata Base Camp Trekking tour will afford you a wonderful glimpse into the exotic cultures and landscapes the famous Marco Polo would have experienced several centuries ago. After a brief stop in Urumqi, our journey begins in the timeless city of Kashgar. Here you will encounter a unique combination of Islamic traditions, mosques and cuisines, as well as an exciting bazaar bustling with life and locals selling their authentic crafts. Indeed, our itinerary will ensure that you experience both the ancient and uniquely wonderful attractions this region has to offer, permitting an immersive sample of Chinese life in the extreme west of the country to be fully ... Read more >
From £2,597 including domestic flights only

Cycling holiday in Sichuan, China

For cyclists with a thirst for amazing wildlife and cultural experiences our 10-day Pedal Adventure for Pandas in Sichuan tour will surely satisfy! Sichuan is a spectacular part of China and this itinerary will enable you to encounter a range of experiences that very few other tourists will achieve. The province is famous for a number of things including its diverse landscapes, cultural heritage and a wide array of important tourist attractions (including some that are not well-known outside of the country). Our itinerary begins with a visit to the inspiring city of Chengdu, where we will visit the magical and timeless Wenshu (Manjushri) Monastery and explore its rich historical and ... Read more >
From US $2,373 excluding flights

Chinese Kung Fu exploration trip

Our spectacular 17-days Chinese Kung Fu Exploration Trip will offer participants wonderful experiences and range of authentic insights into this famous martial art. The tour begins in China’s capital city, Beijing, which has seen rapid change in recent years to become one of the world’s most spectacularly cities. However, our itinerary will ensure that participants experience both the ancient and the modern, and cultural highlights will include a city tour of the incredible Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and Tiananmen Square. We will also visit the Beijing Huiling Community Services for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities centre, which will provide an exceptional opportunity to ... Read more >
From US $2,597 including domestic flights only

Yellow Mt walking tour, China

Our incredible 7-day Huang Shan Cultural Heritage tour will enable you to see some of the very best cultural heritage sites that are specific to this part of eastern China. You will also experience a beautiful range of mountains, lakes, pristine nature, and wildlife. This tour is undoubtedly one of the finest we have to offer. The itinerary will begin in beautiful Huangshan City, famous for tea production and drinking, which is an essential feature of daily Chinese life. From here we will then step into China’s past as we visit the villages of Xidi and Hongcun, which are both listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are several centuries old. This part of the itinerary will include a ... Read more >
From US $1,318 excluding flights

Horse riding tour around Hanas Lake, China

This 7-day tour will ensure that you experience some of the most spectacular highlights of Xinjiang province and will provide a range of fantastic opportunities to see amazing landscapes on horseback. The itinerary commences in the province’s capital city, Urumqi, which is home to a range of markets that sell handicrafts and other products unique to the region. We then depart for Hemu via a number of small towns and through stunning mountainous vistas that trigger both a sense of awe and inspiration. After a brief introduction to horse-riding, we will then take you to visit some of the most picturesque spots in the region, including Karakul Lake and Hanas Lake, which will include amazing ... Read more >
From US $2,367 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Eastern Tibet, Sichuan Province

For cyclists in search of amazing landscapes, incredible wildlife and fantastic cultural experiences our 15 days Cycle Eastern Tibet tour will surely satisfy! Our itinerary begins with a visit to the beautiful city of Chengdu, where we will visit the Jinli Ancient Street and explore the city’s rich culture and history. For lovers of wildlife, Chengdu will also not disappoint as we take a ride to see pandas at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Centre. From Chengdu we then visit a number of historical villages and towns including Baoxing, Qiaoqi and Dawei as we make our way to the fascinating town of Xiaojin. Xiaojin hosts a distinctive community that will share with us their timeless traditions and ... Read more >
From US $3,185 excluding flights

China culture & hiking holiday

This two week China culture & hiking holiday takes you on a tailor made adventure across some of China's most impressive natural landscapes as well as incorporating many of the country's 'must see' cultural heritage sites. Starting in Beijing this China culture & hiking holiday provides the perfect introduction to one of the world's most famous capitals with trips to the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven adding to the experience of walking on the Great Wall of China via the Mutianyu section. Next stop on your China culture & hiking holiday is the walled city of Xi'an which is best known for its ancient bell tower as well as the 6,000 strong Terracotta Warriors who remain in situ ... Read more >
From US $2,830 including domestic flights only

12 day Great Wall of China hiking tour

Our 12-day Great Wall Hiking tour is the ultimate adventure for anyone with a passionate interest in visiting this world famous historical wonder. Our itinerary has been carefully designed to ensure that you experience some of the most spectacular highlights the Great Wall can offer in combination with unique opportunities to explore authentic examples of Chinese life. We feel that sampling the local culture is an essential component for any trip to China - especially for those seeking genuine experiences that are rare to acquire via conventional vacations. This is perhaps best exemplified by the exciting opportunities to stay with local families and farmers we will provide you with. ... Read more >
From US $2,196 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Yunnan, Zhongdian & Lijiang

Our 7-day Shangri-la to Lijiang tour will afford you an amazing opportunity to see some of the distinctively unique highlights of Northern Yunnan province via bicycle, and enable you to encounter a range of experiences that very few other tourists will ever achieve. Our itinerary has been carefully developed to ensure that you experience a range of truly spectacular locations including the world-famous Shangri-la, which will offer you an incredible insight into Tibetan culture that dates back several centuries. Here we will visit Songzanlin Monastery (the oldest in the province) and meet local inhabitants that will offer you a brief, yet unique, sample of life in the region – including ... Read more >
From US $2,118 excluding flights

Tibet pilgrimage trekking tour

Our beautifully authentic 10-day ancient pilgrimage trekking tour will ensure that you see the very best this wonderful region has to offer. Highlights of the tour will include an in-depth exploration of the amazing city of Lhasa and its eclectic range of cultural heritage sites, wonderful and awe-inspiring views via incredible treks, the Samye Monastery, and a visit to Tsetang, which is significant spiritual importance for Tibetan Buddhists. Our first stop, Lhasa, is home to number of the most prominent cultural heritage sites in Tibet, including monasteries and palaces that were associated with the thousands of Buddhist monks that have resided here over the centuries. Visits to Potala ... Read more >
From US $2,360 excluding flights

21 days Tibet 4WD in depth tour

Our exciting 21-day 4WD Plateau Exploration tour perfectly combines a sense of incredible adventure with a touch of culture and natural wonder. Highlights of the tour will include an in-depth exploration of the amazing city of Lhasa and its eclectic range of cultural heritage sites, wonderful and awe-inspiring view of the Himalayas, and of course, a brief visit to Mount Everest Base Camp to acquire a view of the highest peak in the world. This genuinely is a fantastic combination of ancient cultural and natural wonders! Lhasa is home to number of the most important cultural heritage sites in Tibet, including monasteries and palaces that were associated with the thousands of Buddhist monks ... Read more >
From US $3,400 excluding flights

Yunnan trekking holiday in China, tailor made

The southwest province of Yunnan has become one of China's premier locations for trekking with a wealth of forested mountains, river valleys and diverse cultural communities all adding to the appeal of a tailor made Yunnan trekking holiday in China. As part of this ten day Yunnan trekking holiday in China, travellers will be given the opportunity to experience some of the country's most intriguing cultural heritage sites against an absolutely stunning natural backdrop, with a range of authentic accommodation inviting further cultural insight. From the historic old town district and canals of Lijiang to indigenous Naxi people and the Tibetan heritage of Zhongdian, this 10 day Yunnan ... Read more >
From US $1,997 excluding flights

Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

Yunnan, a land of natural beauty and mystery, located in the most southwest of China, has a vast territory, magnificent mountains and rivers, abundant natural resources and diverse cultures. Yunnan is a home to 26 ethnic minorities which give a rich color to the land. They contributed with their colorful costumes, their traditional songs and dances to the attractive life. We will start with Dali City which is located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain and can be traced back to the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). You’ll explore the dazzling diversity of Yunnan’s minority ethnic groups at the towns of Dali and Lijiang. As well in the villages of Baisha, Shaxi and Nuodeng, you’ll fully ... Read more >
From US $1,600 excluding flights

Hainan cycling and hiking tour in China

Departs from Sanya, the most beautiful tropical city of Hainan province, cycle north to the central Hainan island to experience the authentic living style of local minority ethnic people. Besides, there are plenty of rare flora and fauna to explore when breaking into the amazing rain forest. After a day expedition in Wuzhi Mountain, we will cycle to a glazing land to see traditional Hainan farm and camping in their places, taste local delicacy. The next day, ride downhill to encounter the beach again and ferry to Fenjiezhou Island to participant in water activities by yourselves and also feel free to enjoy hot spring around Sanya. If you’re hoping to enjoy scenic tropical vistas away from ... Read more >
From US $1,034 excluding flights

Yunnan walking & culture tour in China

Our incredible 9-days Trekking in Colorful Yunnan tour will offer participants a wonderful experience of some of the finest cultural heritage sties and spectacular landscapes Yunnan has to offer. The tour will include a number of excellent stopovers that utilize a range of local hostels, restaurants and businesses that help us ensure that we remain harmonious with the needs of local communities (including the indigenous Naxi, Hui and Bai people), and the environment. Our itinerary has been carefully developed to ensure that you experience a range of truly spectacular locations including the cities of Dali and Lijiang, the world-famous Shangri-la, and a number of local villages few other ... Read more >
From US $1,600 excluding flights
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