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Best China Tours (Top 10)

Listed in the 'Best in Travel 2018' by Lonely Planet, China possesses a long history, diverse cultures, wonderful natural scenery, and friendly people.

You will probably find the real China is different from what you read in the newspapers, what you see in the movies, or the China of Chinatowns abroad. Furthermore, China is huge and interesting enough to satisfy your instinct for exploration.

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Top 3 Tours

These classic top three China tours give you an idea of what your trip to China might entail. They encompass routes that we've found work particularly well, exploring destinations that around 80% of first-time travelers want to see.

Along with our well-designed exclusive experiences in major cities, the top 3 tours may be used as inspiration with which you can customize your own tour, satisfying your own personal interests.

Yangshuo countryside
Classic Wonders - 11 Days

Beijing – Xi'an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai

From US$1459

Theme: Golden Triangle + Rural China as You Imagined

The Golden Triangle - 8 Days

Beijing – Xi'an – Shanghai

From US$819

Theme: History and the Future of China

A Close Encounter with Pandas - 13 Days

Beijing – Xi’an –Chengdu – Chongqing- Yangtze –Yichang- Shanghai

From US$1959

Theme: Panda's Hometown + the Yangtze

7 More Awesome Tours to Inspire You

The variety and vastness of China offers many different experiences. Besides the top 3 tours above, other top tours are listed by theme: food, nature, the Yangtze, Tibet. Choose the right one as inspiration for tailoring your own China tour.

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the Peaks in Zhangjiajie
Nature of China - 15 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Zhangjiajie - Yangtze Cruise - Shanghai

Theme: Major Cities + Landscape Wonders

From: US$2489
the Peking duck
A Broad Taste of China - 12 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Guilin - Hong Kong

Theme: Popular Destinations + Local Food Discovery

From: US$1739
the Yangtze cruise
The Majestic Yangtze - 11 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Chongqing - Yangtze Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai

Theme: Major Cities + the Yangtze River Cruise

From: US$1659
the West Lake
Riches of China - 13 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin/Yangshuo - Hangzhou/Suzhou - Shanghai

Theme: Must-see Cities + Gardens and Water Towns

From: US$1519
the Potala Palace
Beautiful China and Holy Tibet - 15 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Tibet - Yangtze Cruise - Shanghai

Theme: Major Cities + Tibet and the Yangtze

From: US$2589
China family travel
The Pursuit of Happiness - 11 Days Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin/Yangshuo - Shanghai

Theme: Most Popular Cities with Family Fun

From: US$2439
Pingyao Ancient Town
Beyond the Golden Triangle - 9 Days Beijing - Pingyao - Xi'an - Shanghai

Theme: The Golden Triangle + Pingyao Ancient City

From: US$929

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