China Escorted Tours 2019/2020
Teahouses and terracotta soldiers
The Chinese city of Chang’an marked one end of the Silk Road.
This bustling ancient city was the country’s capital during the Han dynasty, and was a political and cultural centrepoint. Merchants and caravans would set off for the West, laden with luxuries like silks, spices, porcelain and teas.
Today, we know Chang’an as Xi’an – and it’s one of China’s most popular cities. We stop by for two nights on all of our tours of China. It gives us the chance to see the sights (like the soaring Big Wild Goose Pagoda and lantern-lit City Walls), sip tea in traditional teahouses and sample a little local cuisine (the paper-thin, melt-in-the-mouth dumplings are delicious). Of course, we also include a visit to the area’s most famous sight: the Terracotta Warriors, an immense army of sculptures and statues created to guard an ancient emperor.
2019 will be the Year of the Pig, but why not also make it the year you experience the magic of China for yourself (or book for 2020 – dates are already on sale). From the customs to the culture to the cuisine, China is unlike anywhere else – and that’s what we love about it.
Immerse yourself in rich history, amazing scenery and fascinating culture, with every province bringing a new range of sights and experiences.Our tours take you to the country’s highlights (and reveal a few hidden gems along the way). Your expert local tour manager will be on hand throughout, so there’s no worry about language barriers or figuring out how to get around. All you need to do is sit back and take it all in…
China Escorted Tours
See the remarkable Great Wall of China, stroll along the Bund in Shanghai, enjoy city tours of Shanghai, Xi'an & Beijing, visit the ancient water city of Zhujiajiao and more.
From £1,549pp - 14 day Escorted Tour
From the cosmopolitan cities of Beijing and Shanghai to the remote ancient town of Lijiang and the stunning Li River in Guilin, explore China in depth as you visit the most iconic sights as well as discovering its hidden treasures.
From £2749pp - 25 day Escorted Tour
See the stunning Great Wall of China, visit the famed Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, explore the sights of Shanghai on a full-day city tour, relax with a cruise on the Huangpu River and more.
From £1,199pp | 10 day Escorted Tour
Discover Beijing's Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an – and book early for a discount.
From £2,415pp - 8 NIGHTS | TOUR
Walk along the Great Wall, come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors, cruise along the Yangtze River, visit beautiful Beijing and Guilin and meet the adorable giant pandas.
This once in a lifetime journey takes you to the mystical land of Tibet and on to Chengdu. Marvel at the stunning Himalayan Alpine scenery and one of the most unique, spiritual and traditional cultures in the world.
From £1,639pp | 11 day Escorted Tour
Travel between natural and man-made attractions as you experience the dynamic energy of two of Asia's most fascinating countries. See the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City on a Beijing City tour, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and the floating village of Toi Son in Saigon.
From £1,899pp | 16 days
Adventurous travellers won't want to miss this incredible tour of the Yunnan Province and Tibet. After flying to Shanghai, there's time to explore this modern metropolis before venturing west to the city of Lijiang.
15 days from £3,049
14 days from £2,990pp
Experience the very best of China as you explore the imperial treasures of Beijing and the enigmatic legions of Terracotta Warriors in atmospheric Xian. Explore cosmopolitan Shanghai where ancient meets modern, and visit the charming city of Chengdu to see its most famous residents – the captivating Giant Pandas.
This great-value introduction to China includes visits to the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and Chengdu’s giant pandas.
Focusing on China’s ‘Golden Triangle’, this tour takes you to Beijing’s palaces, Xi’an’s Terracotta Army and Shanghai’s futuristic skyscrapers.
Spend a fortnight discovering China’s best bits, from the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors, to the meandering Yangtze River.
This 18-day ‘grand tour’ takes in China’s historical highlights, natural splendour and off-the-beaten-path gems.
Delve into Chinese and Tibetan culture as we embark on a journey from buzzing, modern metropolises to spiritual mountain hideaways.
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Disclaimer: All prices are 'from' prices, they may not be available on every date. *Please refer to the tour itinerary regarding excursions and entry fees. Lead-ins are based on the best value flight and airline available at pricing and include all available discounts. Prices are per person. Other durations, dates and departure airports are available at a supplement. All prices are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice due to airline availability. Single traveller supplements may apply. Terms and conditions apply