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Things to Do in China

Things to Do in China

Written by Candice SongUpdated Dec. 18, 2023

China is a vast country with the greatest-number and variety of attractions. This page covers the most famous attractions and things to do in China to help you plan your China tour.

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Top Things to Do in China

China's Top Tourist Cities

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Top China Tours

Our pre-designed itineraries provide some ideas and samples of what we can do, to get you started. We specialize in authentic and tailor-made China experiences. Contact us to customize an itinerary.

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 – Guilin – Shanghai Tour
  • The best choice for nature lovers
  • Witness the Hallelujah Mountains
11-Day Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai Family Tour
  • Top family itinerary
  • Experience China's countryside life together
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 Tibet
  • Visit the Everest Base Camp
8-Day Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, and Shangri-La Tour
  • Top tour for China's southwest
  • Visit a shaman of Naxi nationality
8-Day Hohhot–Ordos Tour with Hiking, Camping, and Culture
  • The best one for exploring grassland and desert
  • Nomadic lifestyle and hike on a volcano

World Heritage Sites in China

Top Places to Visit in China

Top Art Sites in China

Popular tours
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