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Let us take you to the most photographed places in China to meet Chinese people. All the arrangements and attractions of our photography tours are considerately designed for you to get an in-depth tour of China's history, landscapes, and cultures. We humbly acknowledge that many of our past guests have been skilled photographers, some working for travel magazines. We insist on helping you discover the best photography locations, and showing you the best of China.

We sell photographers more than the tours!
Jie Qin
Jie Qin - Knowledgeable A member of China Photographer Association with 40 years of photography experience, is also a traditional Chinese painter. His photos were publish on Chinese National Geography, Chinese Photography. As a Guilin native, Jie Qin has personal and broad knowledge of Guilin's landscapes, history, and culture. Jie Qin will give you photography suggestions from his rich photography experience. Enjoy his photos!
Mingfa Zhou
Mingfa Zhou - Zhangjiajie's Top Photographer Persisting in photographing Zhangjiajie for 18 years, Mingfa Zhou has recorded every corner of its breathtaking scenery. His personal photography book “Walk into Zhangjiajie” was published by China Photography Press. He has been invited to Hong Kong to show his photos by the Hong Kong Tourist Administration.

Ho Ho
Ho Ho - Energetic Has been leading regular and specialized photography tours for CITS since 1987. The misty Li River karst scenery inspired his passion for photography. Rich guiding experience has gifted Ho Ho a long list of photography locations off the beaten track. With an observant pair of eyes to discover beauty in nature, Ho Ho will guide you to the easily-missed angles. Enjoy his photos!

China Photography Tours

Li River Sunset
Shots of Early Morning and Dusk at the Li River, and the Rice Terraces

Destinations: Guilin–Yangshuo–Xingping–Longsheng
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Suitable for: professional photographers and photography lovers

An specially-designed Guilin itinerary enabling you to photograph the Li River's dreamy dawn, idyllic fishing scenery, a minority village, and the rice terraces.

Shenbing Juhui in Zhangjiajie
Zhangjiajie “Avatar” Photography Tour

Destinations: Zhangjiajie's Wulingyuan National Park
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Suitable for: professional photographers and photography lovers

The trip offers an opportunity to photograph Hallelujah Mountain inspiration for and later namesake of Avatar's floating rocks. Take photos of Zhangjiajie’s peculiar pillars in seas of clouds, towering rock walls in Yangjiajie, “paddy fields in the sky”, sunrises, and sunsets.

Wuzhen Water Town Shoot
China Water Town Photography Tour

Destinations:Tongli – Wuzhen – Nanxun
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Suitable for: professional photographers and photography lovers

This tour will take you to shoot three of the top six water towns in China, offer a chance to take photos resembling ancient Chinese ink paintings. Easily reachable from Shanghai, you can take sunrise and sunset photos in the water towns. Also photograph the night lights of Wuzhen Ancient Water Town.

Hongcun Village
The Photogenic Yellow Mountains and Nearby Ancient Villages

Destinations: Huangshan–Hongcun–Xidi
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Suitable for: professional photographers and photography lovers

An interest-oriented itinerary allowing you to shoot the legendary scenery of the Yellow Mountains, the peaceful life of charming Hongcun, and the exquisite ancient buildings of Xidi.

Xiapu's Mudflat
Classic Xiamen and Xiapu Mudflat Photography Tour

Destinations: Xiamen–Yongding–Xiapu
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Suitable for: professional photographers and photography lovers

This photography tour combines Fujian’s fantastic natural scenery and local cultural life. Shoot classic Xiamen architecture, the striking Yongding Hakka Earthen Buildings, and a new favorite photo destination — Xiapu, known for its mudflats, sunrises, sunsets, and local fishing life.

The Great Wall of China
Classic China Photo Tour

Destinations: Beijing–Guilin–Yangshuo–Hangzhou–Huangshan–Shanghai
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Suitable for: photography lovers

This photographic tour is for photography lovers planning to visit China for their first time, and wanting to exercise their interest on an in-depth journey. Record a multidimensional China, including historical sites, natural landscapes, idyllic scenes, and modern life.