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WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL TO CHINA ?

The sheer size of China is incredible and the variety of attractions within China are as diverse as its regions. From bustling metropolises like Beijing and Shanghai, to sleepy fishing villages in the far-flung corners of Yunnan province, China is a country of immense contrasts.Packed with thousands of years of history, a culture unlike any other and stunning natural scenery, journey to China for an unforgettable adventure.

 

Best time to visit:

 

March to May

September to early November

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Each itinerary is tailored to your interest and pace, after a consultation with our experts.

Whatever you want from your trip to China, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

CLASSIC CHINA

Classic China

Beijing - Xi’an - Shanghai

Explore China's 5000-year-old civilization through its historic monuments and museums. Walk the city's backstreets, visit a traditional teahouse, interact with the locals and enjoy the scenic landscapes and local interaction.  Perfect trip for the   first - time visitors to China. The three cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai offer a great introduction to ancient and modern China.

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Beijing

Visit the Forbidden city, China’s best preserved palatial complex and a UNESCO world heritage site.

Xi’an

 Discover the superb life-size collection of terracotta sculptures in battle formations at Xi’an, a sight not to be missed.

Shanghai

Wander at the Bund, catch panoramic views from Shanghai tower and walk through the alleys around Rian Zi Fang

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Spend 3 days exploring the sights and sounds of ancient and modern Beijing. You will explore the top sights of the city. These include the Forbidden city and Tiananmen square, the Summer palace, Temple of Heaven and the Great wall of China.

 

Board a high-speed train to Xi’an, one of the four ancient capitals of China. At Xi’an marvel at display of more than 8000 terracotta warriors, horses and around 10,000 bronze weapons at the Terracotta warrior museum. Bike along the Xi’an ancient wall, experience the Islamic culture on a private tour of the Muslim quarter.

 

Fly to Shanghai, a modern glittering metropolis. Experience the charms of Shanghai on a guided walk through the French Concession. Admire the collection of ancient Chinese art at the Shanghai museum.

Highlights of China

Highlights of China

Beijing - Xi’an - Chengdu -  Shanghai

Learn first-hand the history and culture of China as you visit its best-preserved sites at Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu,Lijiang and Shanghai. Visit quaint tea-houses, enjoy Sichuan delicacies, meet a giant panda and make a terracotta warrior. A signature trip that combines culture, cuisine, nature and wildlife from North to South China.

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Beijing

A guided hike along the glorious Great wall of China with a picnic lunch.

Xi’an

Soak in the views of ancient and modern  Xi’an as you walk over the city wall.

Chengdu

Experience the tea-house culture and Sichuan cuisine in the UNESCO city of gastronomy.

Shanghai

Experience the charms of the Old and cosmopolitan Shanghai

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Start your journey with 3 nights in Beijing,the bustling capital of China.Discover the secrets and the treasures of the Forbidden city, which was once home to the Emperor. Visit a less crowded part of the Great wall of China, one of the seven wonders. Weave your way through a classic hutong to gain an insight into the local culture.

 

Continue to Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province and one of the oldest cities in China. It is also considered to be the starting point of the famous silk road trading route. Stay for 2 nights and explore the city wall, Muslim quarter, the famous terracotta warrior museum and enjoy a 

 

Fly to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province known for its cuisine as well as giant panda breeding center. During your stay visit a Panda conservation center and get up close to a giant Panda. Soak up the breathtaking views from the summit of the Qingcheng Mountain exploring numerous ancient temples along the way. Qingcheng Mountain is considered as one of the most important Taoist centers and a world heritage site. Walk along the famous Kuan Zhai Alleyways, and get an insight into the local life and a taste of the famed Sichuan cuisine 

 

Your trip ends after a visit to Shanghai, where among other things visit the Yu garden, a classic botanical garden and stroll around the Bund for a view of the surrounding skyscrapers.

Yunnan Nature

Yunnan Nature & Culture

Kunming - Dali - Shaxi - Lijiang - Shanghai

Located in Southwestern China, Yunnan is known for its stunning natural landscapes and diverse ethnic culture. The snow-capped mountains, authentic ancient towns, gorgeous rice terraces, deep gorges,  and more, we explore the best of Yunnan province as we travel from Kunming to Dali, Shaxi and finally Lijiang.

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Kunming

Marvel at the other-wordly landscape of Karst formations over 270 million years old.

Dali

 Learn about the Bai architecture as you explore Xizhou’s national heritage listed private homes dating back to Qing dynasty.

Shaxi

 Explore the Shaxi old town, one of the best surviving horse caravan towns on China

Lijiang

Admire the Naxi architecture and beautiful scenery as you walk through the arched bridges and quaint streets of Unesco heritage old town.

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Explore Yunnan and experience first hand the culture of the Bai, Naxi and other ethnic tribes of China. Your trip begins in Kunming, the capital and the largest city of Yunnan province. Explore the Stone forest and admire the masterpieces of limestone formed due to seismic activity, wind and water erosion over millions of years. 

 

Take a train to Dali, famous for traditional handicrafts and Bai architecture. Hike up the Cangshan mountains for incredible views. Next day, visit the artisan village Zhoucheng known for its batik fabric. Continue on to Shaxi, another authentic ancient town in a rural setting. Continue on to Lijiang, known for the Naxi culture and natural wonders that includes the Unesco heritage Tiger leaping gorge. Your trip ends and you fly to Shanghai for an onward journey.

Wonders of China

Wonders of China

Beijing - Xi’an - Yangshuo - Lonsheng - Shanghai

Discover China’s astounding natural beauty, long-lost villages, cultural variations and fascinating traditions on this trip covering the best of Beijing, Xi’an, Pinang’an, and Yangshuo.

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Beijing

Hike up a remote and scenic section of the Great Wall of China

Xi’an

Delve into the history of the

Yangshuo

Enjoy the beautiful views of Karst mountains of Yulong valley onboard your private raft.

Ping'an

Spend time with the locals during a visit to the rice terraces at Longsheng.

Shanghai

Take in the 360 degree view of the city and its iconic skyline.

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Start your adventure in Beijing with a visit to the Tiananmen square, this square has been a witness to many public celebrations, ceremonies and demonstrations in the past hundred years. Walk to the iconic Forbidden city. It is one of the largest and completely preserved palace complexes made of wood in the world. Enjoy a private lesson of Tai Chi, there is plenty to see and experience in Beijing. 

 

Travel to the city of Xi’an, a city steeped in history. It is not only the former capital of ancient China, but was also the starting point of the famous ancient silk route. Explore the Terracotta museum with an expert guide. Walk over the best-preserved ancient wall of Xi’an. Head to the bustling Muslim quarter for some incredible food experience.

 

Fly to Guilin, located on the banks of Li river. Located in Southern China, this region has charming waterways and  ancient towns, vibrant green, tapered rice terraces, and towering karst formations. We are transferred to Yangshuo on our arrival. The best way to explore Yangshuo is by taking a bamboo raft ride on the Yulong river as well as hiking and biking along the river through different rural villages. Watch intricate paper fans being made and hand painted in Fuli village, best known for colorful fans and scroll paintings. Hike along the most scenic rice terraces, Dragon’s backbone. Dotted with ancient villages, it has many viewing platforms at different heights. 

 

Your trip ends after a visit to Shanghai, where you will also visit the second highest tower in the world from the top of the Shanghai observatory.

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Yangtze River Cruise

Chongqing - Yichang - Shanghai

Enjoy a downstream cruise on board the luxurious Sanctuary river cruise towards Yichang from Chongqing on the Yangtze river, the longest river in Asia. Learn about the history and background of the three gorges project.

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Yangtze River Cruise

Discover the myth and facts about the three striking gorges; Qutang, Wu and Xiling as we pass by them

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Admire the incredible three gorges dam,the biggest dam in China and the world’s largest hydro electric station

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Enjoy the beautiful scenic ride in luxurious and spacious cabins and the most personalized service.

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Chongqing - Arrive in Chongqing and begin your Yangtze river cruise. One of the major municipalities of China, Chongqing is surrounded by rivers and mountains. We board the luxurious Sanctuary Yangzi explorer for a 3 nights/4 days cruise along the mighty Yangtze River. The trip ends at Yichang on the 4th day and we fly to Shanghai for an onward journey.

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