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10 Top China Tours from Hong Kong

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Apr. 10, 2024

Why Start Your China Tour from Hong Kong?

  • International portal: More than 100 international flights travel from Asia, the US, Australia, and Europe to Hong Kong every day.
  • Gateway to the Chinese mainland: There are regular flights to about 40 popular destinations in Chinese mainland.
  • Fusion of the East and the West: Hong Kong's language and food are affected by both Chinese and Western cultures, making Hong Kong a comparatively easy start for Westerners.

How to Plan a China Trip from Hong Kong

From Hong Kong to the Next Destination

Our customers usually choose the following cities to visit after their Hong Kong tours:

  • Beijing: the capital city of China, Beijing is a better choice for the arrival destination from Hong Kong because of the convenient transportation, 144-hour visa-free policy, and more travel choices
  • Chengdu: the hometown of pandas, a paradise for foodies, and a city that implements the 144-hour transit visa-free policy
  • Guilin: karst landscape, idyllic countryside in Yangshuo
  • Kunming: amazing natural scenery, diverse ethnic customs, and a pleasant climate
  • Shenzhen and Guangzhou: dynamic cities, a popular amusement park

Tips for Planning a China Tour from Hong Kong:

Be aware of the visa policy. Visitors from approximately 160 countries are allowed to enter Hong Kong without visas. If you are eligible for the 72-hour/144-hour visa-free transit policy in key cities in the Chinese mainland, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Guilin, you can travel to China from Hong Kong without a visa.

Think of the travel time. Generally speaking, you need at least 10 days for your China tours from Hong Kong, of which you need 2 days for Hong Kong and 8 days for a basic China combo travel route. If your time is limited, you can just tour one city from Hong Kong, such as Beijing, Shanghai, or Guilin. Alternatively, contact us to tailor-make your unique tour.

Popular Tours to Mainland China from Hong Kong

These 4 sample tours are ideal for travelers with limited time in mainland China following a business trip to Hong Kong or another leg of their journey, as well as expats looking for a short getaway. Each one can be tailored to your preferences and interests.

4-Day Guilin Scenic and Ethnic Discovery
  • Best for those who love nature
  • Relaxing outdoor activities
5-Day Chengdu, Leshan and Mount. Emei Tour
  • Best for panda and culture fans
  • Include all the highlights of Chengdu
8-Day Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, and Shangri-La Tour
  • Top tour for China's southwest
  • The landscape and the culture on plateau
4-Day Essence of Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tour
  • Best for metropolis fans
  • The traditional and developing China

China Tours from Hong Kong for First-Time Visitors

If you're planning your first trip to China and Hong Kong serves as your gateway city, consider these carefully curated tours. Each one is tailored to different interests and offers a unique way to experience China. However, if you have specific preferences, our dedicated one-to-one travel consultants can customize any itinerary to suit your interests, tastes, and budget. Let us know what you prefer and we will design a perfect trip for you.

11-Day Beijing– Xi'an– Guilin/Yangshuo– Shanghai Tour
  • The best choice for first-timers
  • Discover the picturesque rural China 
2-Week Shanghai-Hangzhou-Suzhou-Guilin-Xi'an-Beijing Tour
  • Specailly designed for culture fans
  • Explore a lovely water town
2-Week Beijing– Xi'an–Zhangjiajie– Guilin–Shanghai Tour
  • The best choice for nature lovers
  • Witness the Hallelujah Mountains
2-Week Private Tour: Beijing–Xi'an–Lhasa-Shanghai
  • The best choice for ones who have a Tibet dream
  • Pay your respects at the pilgrim's holy palace.
2-Week Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Guilin - Hong Kong
  • The best choice for foodies
  • Learn to cook the famous Sichuan dishes

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