Why is china called “china”?
3 Days Jingdezhen Porcelain Tour
In the 18th century, when the world was in a craze for porcelain (also called china) from China, the French Jesuit Father d'Entrecolles spent nearly a decade in Jingdezhen as he struggled to figure out how to make China's porcelain. This tour is a must for china lovers and porcelain enthusiasts!
Tour 'Wow' Points
Step Back in Time and Spy on the Secrets of Porcelain Making
The techniques were passed down to craftsmen through the generations and are still practiced today in Jingdezhen.
Get Your Hands Dirty and Pour the Soul into Clay Mixed with Kaolin
Follow the guidance of a master and create some porcelain of your own.
Find the Secret Ingredient of Porcelain in Kaolin Mountain
Kaolin mined from Kaolin Mountain (the Gaoling hills) is the best raw material for blue and white porcelain in the world.
Hunt for China Treasures at a Local Porcelain Market
There are several local markets held on different days, and we will find the best one for you.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea in a Cafe Converted from a 40-year-old Porcelain Factory
Relax and enjoy your coffee while admiring the unique chinaware used there.
We Fix the Uncertainty & Concern:
- Confirm where you can go.
- Help guide you to get the required travel documents.
- Offer the best options when last minute changes occur.
- Promise full refund for any reason when canceling before your arrival day.
Tourist Trap? Never Happens with Us:
- You control the pace of the trip and won't be pushed.
- No time or money wasted in commission shops.
- No no-shows or risky bookings with one-man companies.
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10000+ Travelers Say
Best experience ever!
Our tour guide Mervyn was extremely knowledgeable. We had to change our plans due to a virus closure and she found other activities that we loved! By the end of the trip we felt like we had made a close friend and would enjoy spending time together again.
Angela T from US, July, 2020
Itinerary Quick Look
Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.
Pick up at the train station or airport.
A visit to the Museum of Porcelain will take you through China's porcelain history.
Stroll through the ceramic galleries in Taoxichuan Art District, which was converted from an old porcelain factory. Enjoy afternoon tea and stay overnight there.
Treasure hunt at a local market and admire local ceramics university students' creations of art.
Take a walking tour of the Sanbao International Ceramic Art Village and visit the studios of reclusive artists.
Explore the Ancient Kiln Folklore Exhibition Area to find out how the craftsmen make ceramics with techniques that have been inherited for 1,000 years.
Get your hands dirty and create a piece of ceramic craftsperson-ship of your own
Visit the Yaoli Ancient Town and find the secret ingredient of the porcelain.
Transfer to the train station or airport for your departure.
—the Icing on the Cake
Boutique hotels are recommended to enrich your travel experience.
- Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
- English speaking local guide
- Activities, hotels, and meals listed in the itinerary
- 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling
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