Private, Tailor-made China Tours 2022/2023
Our China tours are typically private and tailor-made. There is no big bus, no group of strangers, and no fixed itinerary. Unlike other travel agencies who only sell fixed China tour itineraries, we create unique China experiences for you, tailored to your style of travel. We are a tour company based in China, offering you local experiences at local prices.
If you're living or working in China, for your long holidays and short breaks, you can also find some really amazing plans by visiting our China tours for Expats.
Most Popular China Tours for 2022/2023
These are our most popular three China tour itineraries, which visit all the classic sights. 80% of first-time travelers start tailoring their China tours from these itineraries. All of the itineraries below can be customized.
- the Forbidden City
- the Great Wall
- the Terracotta Army
- the Bund
China Tours 2022/2023 Planning Tips - Top Places to Visit
Below are the best 5 places to visit for your first, or second, tour to China. We can customize a unique tour for you to include any of these places or anywhere else in China you are interested in.
To cover all of the above-mentioned destinations, you need about 12 days. For a short China tour of about 8 days, you may consider the first three: Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an.
You may be interested in more unusual China experiences or prefer destinations that are off the beaten path. Our travel consultants, who have explored the country thoroughly, know what to suggest and can help you tailor-make a tour based on your interests.
China Tour with More in 2022/2023
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About China Highlights
Since 1998 we've guided everyone ranging from US presidents, Australian Geographic and retired backpackers. Our goal is to create unique trips that take you off-the-beaten path, helping you discover China in a more authentic way. Our motto: "Discovery Your Way!"
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Our trip to Beijing was brilliantly organised and stress free. As usual with China Highlights our guide Ivy was really well prepared, knowledgeable and dealt with all the security, covid checks and tests etc. It made the trip really easy. more
Best Time to Visit China
For comfortable weather conditions, the best times to visit China are spring (April–May) and autumn (September–October).
For a quiet experience, avoid China's public holidays: National Day holiday (October 1–7) and Chinese New Year Holiday (15 days before and after January 22 in 2023), and school summer holidays in July and August.
For the best prices: visit in the low season from November to December.
How many days for a classic tour?
For a classic tour, we recommend you spend at least 8 days at the most classic destinations — Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an. Our 8-day Golden Triangle itinerary fits this recommendation perfectly.
Here are recommendations of what to see in the top five China destinations:
There are no fixed itineraries for our tours. Our travel advisors can change the itinerary according to your schedule, interests, and budget.
Which city to enter/leave China from?
The most popular China gateway cities are Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, with huge international airports and plentiful attractions.
Our tours can start from whichever gateway city you prefer.