The China Experience

Duration: 7 nights/8 days

We visit: Beijing, Shanghai, Zhujiajiao

Highlights of China for the traveller with restricted time but who seeks to make the most of every minute. You’ll experience the best of China’s two great cities-Beijing, the country’s capital for over 700 years, and Shanghai, its glittering commercial centre. Walk along the Great Wall and the Shanghai Bund, visit the fascinating Shanghai Museum, see the Ming Tombs and Tiananmen Square, explore the splendors of the Forbidden City, wander through the grounds of the Summer Palace, and enjoy a Peking Duck dinner.

Imperial China Triangle Tour

Duration: 8 nights/9 days

We visit: Shanghai, Xian, Beijing

First we take you to fabulous Shanghai, China’s pulsating commercial heart, then on to Xian, the ancient Tang capital. Here you will see the Terracotta Warriors archaeological site, the Small Goose Pagoda and other features of the country’s fabulous past. While in Beijing walk along the Great Wall, see the Ming Tombs and Tiananmen Square, explore the splendors of the Forbidden City and wander through the grounds of the Summer Palace. All this together with spectacular evening entertainments and unique local cuisines will make this a tour to remember.

Signature China

Duration: 10 nights/11 days

We visit: Shanghai, Guilin, Xian, Beijing

This tour is designed for the traveler who, in a short time, wishes to see the best China has to offer. You will start your tour in Shanghai, China’s vibrant commercial heart. Moving on to Guilin where you will cruise on the picturesque Li River to view the fantastic limestone mountains for which the area is renowned. Flying on to Xian you will see the Terracotta Warriors archaeological site and other significant attractions. You will finally spend the last five days in Beijing taking in the famous landmarks.

China Treasures

Duration: 12 nights/13 days

We visit: Beijing, Xian, Lijiang, Shanghai

This tour takes you to fascinating destination you will see the great monuments of imperial China in Beijing and Xian; the wondrous landscapes of Lijiang; the local life of people and members of minority groups; fascinating residences and architecture; and finally the amazing pulsating city of Shanghai. All in all “China Treasures” will leave an indelible mark on your memory and provide you with multiple insights into the diversity of China that you will not regret signing onto.

Gems of China with Legendary Yangtze

Duration: 12 nights/13 days

We visit: Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai, Zhujiajiao Watertown

This tour will provide you, in a relatively short time, insights into major cities with truly remarkable sites, notably Beijing and Xian both richly endowed with historical and archaeological monuments of world significance. In Chongqing and Shanghai you will see and feel the vitality of two enormous cities that play a crucial role in the Chinese economy. On your cruise down the Yangtze River you will marvel at the beauty of the Three Gorges scenery along the way. In all, you will experience China’s highlights and marvel along the way.

Classic China, Tibet with Yangtze

Duration: 17 nights/18 days

We visit: Beijing, Xian, Xining, Lhasa, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Shanghai

This remarkable tour takes you to seven major centers in China. In Beijing you visit the great imperial sites as well as other significant places of interest. The archaeological wonders of Xian rise before you in the form of the Terracotta Warriors. You will visit the famous Buddhist monastery at Xining and move on to Lhasa in legendary Tibet and marvel at the wonders there. In Chengdu you will visit the panda bears and then move on to Chongqing to board your relaxing Yangtze River cruise with all the sights it presents. At tour end you will experience the pulsating vitality of Shanghai so bringing to an end your tour of classic China and Tibet which will not quickly escape your memory.

Four Corners of the Middle Kingdom

Duration: 18 nights/19 days

We visit: Shanghai, Tongli, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Guilin, Lijiang, Chengdu, Xian, Beijing

This tour commences in the great metropolis Shanghai, China’s dynamic economic powerhouse which projects center stage the burgeoning productive capacity of the nation as it races into the future. You then visit the beautiful sleeping ancient water town Tongli on your way to Suzhou and Hangzhou, two cities renowned for their gardens and beautiful scenery. In Guilin, Lijiang and Chengdu, you will marvel at the countryside and landscape; flora and fauna; architectural wonders; way of life of the minority peoples; and interesting Buddhist sites. Xian and Beijing introduce you to the splendor of the country is historical sites and its archaeological treasures – the great record of imperial China from the period of the first emperor 2200 years ago to the last emperor in 1911. This tour introduces you to the astonishing variety of sights on offer in China.

Wonders of Japan & China

Duration: 14 nights/15 days

We visit: Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Beijing

The history, mystery and charm of Japan are yours to discover on this journey. Walk the tree-lined path to Kamakura’s Great Buddha and stroll the beautiful gardens of the HaseKannon Temple. Take the Komagataki Ropeway to view iconic Fuji. In Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan, visit NijoCastle, completed in 1603 as the official residence of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. You also visit Kinkakuji, the Temple of the Gold Pavilion, and the Heian Shrine & Garden. A full day of leisure in Kyoto gives you time to enjoy the many temples, shrines, palaces, and pagodas at your own pace.

The next part of your trip takes you to China. First we take you to fabulous Shanghai, China’s pulsating commercial heart. Moving on to Guilin there is a cruise on the picturesque Li River, viewing the fantastic limestone mountains for which the area is renowned. Then on to Xian, the ancient Tang capital.Here you will see the Terracotta Warriors archeological site and other features of the country’s fabulous past. While in Beijing walk along the Great Wall, see the Ming Tombs and Tiananmen Square, explore the splendors of the Forbidden City and wander through the grounds of the Summer Palace. All this together with spectacular evening entertainments and a genuine Peking Duck dinner will make this a tour to remember.

Trans-Siberian by Private Train - Beijing to Moscow

Duration: 14 nights/15 days

We visit: Beijing, Erlian, Ulan Bator, Lake Baikal, Ulan Ude, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Moscow

Set out on an epic train journey that crosses one-third of the world, from imperial Beijing to the heart of Moscow along the famous Trans-Siberian Railway. Enjoy the comforts of a private train, and journey through the wilds of the Gobi to Lake Baikal’s remote shores. Track the footsteps of Genghishan deep into Russia, and examine marvelous architecture, from Beijing’s Olympic sites to the wooden cottages of Siberia.

Silk Route Wonders

Duration: 10 nights/11 days

We visit: Beijing, Urumqi, Turpan, Kashgar

Your short sally into Xinjiang will show you yet another and unique corner of the China tapestry. In Urumqi, Turpan and Kashgar you will see a different landscape and a different society. You will meet the Uyghur people who live in the region. You will view ancient Buddhist holy places and ruined cities. You will see Islamic sites and culture as lived in far western China. You will see spectacular landscapes – mountain and desert. You will soak up the variance of the local ethnicities with their unique mix of Turkoman, Han and Caucasian characteristics. You will see great architecture and engineering feats. You will visit remarkable markets and bazaars. For a moment you will be traversing in the footsteps of those who have walked the “Silk Road” for more than 2000 years. All unforgettable experiences for you, the intrepid traveler.

West Along the Silk Road

Duration: 16 nights/17 days

We visit: Xian, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Kashgar, Urumqi, Beijing

In the footsteps of the great caravans of old you will traverse the China leg of the Silk Road from Xian (ancient Changan) to Kashgar, China’s westernmost city. The same route utilised by merchants and traders to move goods between China and Rome more than 2000 years ago. You will see the fascinating and unique monuments and treasures of Xian; traverse vast distances of grassland and deserts; meet local Muslim and Tibetan people; visit markets, mosques, tombs and holy sites (grottoes and caves), some dating back more than 1500 years, and some housing astonishingly beautiful murals and other artefacts; you will visit the ruins of ancient cities that succumbed to the incessant warfare of the region over hundreds of years; you will visit fascinating museums seeing relics including the mummified bodies of ancient Caucasian people who once roamed the region, and you will visit great markets and bazaars reminiscent of bygone ages. This is a fantastic tour for the person who wants to see out of the way wonders.

Southwest China Discovery

Duration: 11 nights/12 days

We visit: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian, Chengdu

Far away Yunnan in the southwest corner of China is a most beautiful and colorful region of China. On this tour you will visit five famous and beautiful cities: Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian and Chengdu. Along the way, you will visit such amazing topographical wonders as the Stone Forest, Lake Erhai, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, the mighty Yangtze River in its upper reaches and the remarkable Tiger Leaping Gorge. Ordinary life will open to you through visits to flower and bird markets, visits to parks where locals congregate, and observation of the many different minority peoples and their customs. You will also visit areas rich in artistic, cultural and architectural delights – old cobble streeted towns; pagodas, famed Buddhist monasteries and Lamaseries; canals and stone bridges reminiscent of a Chinese painting; Chinese mansions; beautiful murals, sculpture and woodcavings; and colorful Sichuan Opera. And to cap all of this you will visit the Giant Panda and see parents and cubs. This is a truly remarkable tour.

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