China Discovery Tour, Extensive Tour
China, with long history and vast land, has distinctive regional cultures. It may be hard to get an all-around impression of China in a short time.
If you have a couple of weeks in China, would you like to learn about how the first bank was found in China? Would you like to find out the archetype of Chinese brush drawing? Would you like to have a soul banquet in holy land? Come check out our 3 regional tours with optimal combinations: Classic & Deeper immersion.
Choose what you're interested in, and you will have an insightful discovery of 5000 years within a dozen days.
The cradle of Chinese civilization
Oriental thought of aesthetics
Historic North China
The north China is a huge stage which shows a chronicle play of thousands of years. The changes of dynasties, significant battles and legends of business make it the political, economic and cultural center for several millennia. As the birthplace of Chinese civilization, this land milked Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors, witnessed the creation of Chinese character, the development of primitive farming, and the rise of rudiment town, Chinese business and commerce.
- 12 Days Exploring Ancient China (Tour to Beijing, Xian, Datong, Pingyao)
+Datong +Taiyuan +Pingyao
Make your way to Shanxi, a cradle of Chinese civilization. Seek inspiration among the Buddhist rock carving and statues in Datong's Yungang Grottos; step back in time into a Ming-and-Qing-dynasty China as you set foot on Pingyao; Take a historic walk in Taiyuan's well preserved historical buildings, which are regullarly used as film sets.
14 Days China Ancient Capital Discovery Tour with Kung Fu
+Luoyang +Zhengzhou +Nanjing
Immerse yourself into the ancient capitals with dynastic and Buddhist relics. Explore splendid masterpieces of Buddhist rock carving and statues in Luoyang; sample the charm of Kongfu in Dengfeng's Shaolin Temple; visit Nanjing's Confucius Temple for a glimpse of the Chinese philosophy— Confucianism.
Classical East China
There is an old Chinese saying: women are made of water. It does make sense that East China is a lady thanks to her rich water resource. This beauty sits in the misty rain, temperate and elegant; she combines the essence of a traditional Chinese lady: elegance, reserve and sensibility. The feminine feature can be seen on the climate, language, operas, and architectures. She is the best illustration of oriental thought about aesthetics.
- 17 Days Exploring Ancient Culture Root of China
Get away to Guilin, you'll revel in the picturesque ka rst landscape by boat and inhale the rustic aura when cycling through country trail.+Hangzhou +Mt.Huangshan +Suzhou
Stroll at Suzhou's classical gardens for a glimpse of Chinese aesthetic value; seek inspiration at Mt.Huangshan, the model of Chinese inkwash paintings; Linger around Huangzhou's West Lake, a romantic backdrop alive with love stories and myths.
Exotic West China
West China is a gift from God with tranquil mountains, majestic isolated plateaus with sacred rivers and lakes. No matter where you are in this land, you feel the holy spirit and the vibration of a pure soul. Better than any uninhabited places on earth, it succeeds in insulating the individual against all impulsiveness, vanity and desire. The mountains and waters can hear the voice deep in your heart.
No wonder so many persons with a deficiency of spirit will find a protection here.
19 Days China Tour with Tibet In-depth Discovery
+Lhasa +Gyantse +Shigatse
Start off in Lhasa, the soul and heart of Tibet, to visit its symbol— Potala Palace and its heart — Jokhang Temple, and feel the absolute devoutness of Tibetan people. Then go southward to uncover more fantasy in Gyantse, where you will admire dreamlike Yamdrok, one of Tibet's sacred lakes, like its blood. Finally, revere up-close the bone of Tibet--Mt. Everest with a imposing and ethereal beauty.+Guilin
Spend 3 days in Guilin, a small city reputed for its natural beauty. When cruising along the picturesque Li River, you will enjoy the fascinating Karst landscape and idyllic scenery.
20 Days China Tibet Tour with Yangtze River Cruise ( Lhasa, Guilin, Yangtze River, Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an)
A Yangtze River cruise offers a symphony show of water. When boating on this epic river, you will admire the stunning landscape and magnificent Three Gorges Dam, participate in the onboard cultural activities, and go exploring the riverside ancient towns for cultural relics.+Lhasa
The moment you step into in this holy land, the crystal blue sky, soaring Potala Palace, and the golden roof of Jokhang Monastery often seen in pictures will come alive right before your eyes. You'll soak in an exotic realm through monastery-hike and Bakhor Street stroll.
If you want to experience the contrast among the three regions, please check out China Odyssey Vacation. It will be your once-the-life odyssey which gets you the most of China in one go.