China Holidays

We have been creating China holidays since 1994. Paul, our main China specialist, first travelled to China in 1983 and in the intervening years has made numerous visits to China. Added to Paul’s knowledge is that of Belinda and Charlie who are both Sinophiles. It is this wealth of in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience that enables us to tailor your holiday to meet your exact requirements and interests.

Why we like China

Look closely and you will find that innovation and antiquity exist side by side. While over the last 20 years China has emerged as a global superpower, it retains a rich history and distinctive culture. From the man-made wonder of the Great Wall, to the natural beauty of Yunnan, China is a land of both rare beauty and stark contrasts.

What to expect on your China holiday

One of the big issues facing those travelling to China, which can also affect the price of a holiday, is the quality of the guides. Many are paid a minimal salary and make up the difference through commission from shops, resulting in unwanted shopping trips. Also, seemingly identical itineraries but for a lower price, could be for a number of reasons such as the standard of the guides, the transportation used (slower trains and choice of internal airline) and whether the trip is a 'shopping' or 'non shopping' trip. Be warned.

Some ideas for a China holiday

  • No visit would be complete without seeing the terracotta army at Xian or the Great Wall.
  • Travel to the Great Wall by campervan and trek across remote sections of this incredible site.
  • Follow the ancient Silk Road ending at the atmospheric town of Kashgar in the west with its colourful Sunday market.
  • Track pandas in the Qinling Mountains south of Xian.
  • Cruise the mighty Yangtze on a luxury river boat
  • For a remote slice of China, journey to northwest Yunnan where mountains soar and minority tribes still thrive.

Beyond the ordinary

Drive the Tea Horse Road from Yunnan through to Tibet.

Send us an enquiry:
Speak to a China expert:
Charles Knights

Charles Knights

+44(0) 1285 651 010

Paul Craven

Paul Craven

+44(0) 1285 651 010


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