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Visa-Free China Tours and Hassle-Free China Visas

Good news for travelers!

Visa-Free Access to China: If you're from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Malaysia, you can visit China visa-free for 15 days until December 31st, 2025. If you're from Singapore, you can relish visa-free access to China for up to 30 days.

If your nationality isn't listed above or if you aim to discover China for more than two weeks, we offer a Port Visa Service for just US$50 per person (valid until June 30th, 2024) once your tour booking is confirmed with us. No stress of embassy visits and visa interviews.

China could be one of the most restrictive countries in the world in terms of visa policy. If you want to travel to China but want to avoid or minimize the hassle of applying for a visa, you will find the best solution here. We will help you understand and fully utilize China's visa policy, and recommend travel itineraries that meet the requirements of each type of visa.

Currently, in addition to the regular tourist visa, tourists can also enter China for travel by taking advantage of visa-free, 72/144 visa-free, or port of entry visa policy. Here are the recommended travel itineraries for each visa situation.!

Visa-Free China Tours for Enjoyable Adventures

The itineraries below are recommended for the travelers who are eligible for visa-free entry to China, such as the people from Germany, France, Italy, Span, and Netherlands. Each of them are private tours and can be tailored according to your need and schedule.

11-Day Beijing- Xi'an-Guilin/Yangshuo- Shanghai Tour
  • The best choice for first-timers
  • Discover the picturesque rural China
2-Week Beijing- Xi'an-Zhangjiajie-Guili-Shanghai Tour
  • The best choice for nature lovers
  • Witness the Hallelujah Mountains
2-Week Private Tour: Beijing–Xi'an–Lhasa-Shanghai
  • Ideal for a culture fans
  • Explore the golden triangle and Lhasa
2-Week Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Guilin - Hong Kong
  • The best choice for foodies
  • Learn to cook the famous Sichuan dishes
11-Day Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai Family Tour
  • Top family itinerary
  • Experience China's countryside life together
12-Day China Tour for Summer Vacation
  • Best for a China trip in July and August
  • Enjoy the views, activities, and dishes only in summer
12-Day Tour from Xi'an to Kashgar
  • Top China Silk Road Tour
  • Copy a sample mural of Mogao Caves
8-Day Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
  • Top itinerary for Xizang (Tibet)
  • Visit the Everest Base Camp

Recommended Hassle-Free Visa Tours

Travelers who enter China from Shanghai and Kunming with China Highlights can take advantage of our "Hassle-Free Visa". All you need to do is provide us a photo of your passport and be accompanied by at least one other person, and we'll handle your port entry visas. If your tour does not meet the "Hassle-Free Visa" requirements, our visa expert will recommend the best solution for you.

2-Week Shanghai-Hangzhou-Suzhou-Guilin-Xi'an-Beijing
  • Specailly designed for culture fans
  • Explore a lovely water town
18-Day Shanghai, Yunnan, Chengdu, Xi'an and Beijing Tour
  • Best for culture fans
  • Meet Chinese ethnic minorities
8-Day Shanghai–Xi'an–Beijing Tour
  • A time-smart choice
  • Local Food and Terra Cotta Warriors
8-Day Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, and Shangri-La Tour
  • Top recommended for the second China trip
  • Enjoy the plateau landscape and minority culture 

Recommended 72/144 Visa Free China Tours

If you would like to utilize the 72/144 visa free policy to visit China. The itineraries below are adhere to the requirements. Your personal travel advisor will assist you in verifying that your schedule complies with the 72/144 visa-free policy.

4-Day Beijing Highlights and Great Wall Night Tour
  • Beijing city highlights
  • Simatai Great Wall at night and Gubei Water Town
4-Day Xi'an and Huashan Mountain Tour
  • Stand on the top of Mt Hua
  • Unveil secrets of the Terracotta Army
5-Day Yangtze River Delta Bullet Train Tour
  • Explore a Suzhou garden at night
  • Experience a tea farmer's life in Hangzhou
5-Day Chengdu, Leshan and Mount. Emei Tour
  • Meet the lovely pandas
  • Witness the Largest Buddha Statue in the World

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Hassle-Free Visa Terms and Conditions

To be eligible for the hassle-free visa, there must be at least 2 people in your group and all members must have the same nationality and same flights to and from China.

Some nationalities are not compatible with the hassle-free visa requirements. Please inquire for details.

The "hassle-free visa" might be stopped at short notice due to a change of immigration policy. In that case, we will assist you with a normal visa application or utilize a suitable transit without visa (TWOV) policy.

Visa application results depend on Chinese embassy decisions. China Highlights takes no responsibility for rejected applications (however in 3 years of applying we have a 100% success rate so far).

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