Get inspired!: tailor-made tours

Find a fully packaged organised tour too stifling? Want more freedom, at a cheaper price? Can't find a tour to suit you and your needs? You can request your own tailor-made itinerary by clicking HERE and filling out the form or you can simply email us with your phone number and we will give you a call back to arrange everything. With 20 years' experience of creating individual itineraries throughout China for many different clients, we can help craft a perfect tour for you. Below are some ideas of the many varied areas and aspects of China that can be combined into a tour of a lifetime.

Western Xia mausoleum


Specific tours that can be customised to make an itinerary or included as part of a longer trip.

Seven great rail journeys
1 to 3 days - Seven amazing rail journeys on China's web of high-speed railways.

Walking the Great Wall
1 to 5 days - Hiking along some of the best sections of China's famous Great Wall near Beijing.

Southern minorities
10 days - Experience the distinctive culture of some of China's ethnic minorities in Guizhou and Guangxi

Central China explorer
14 days - History and culture in China's heartland, including Datong, Pingyao, Wutaishan and Luoyang.

The Silk Road
17 days - Following the silk route in China's north-west as far as Kashgar.

Taiwan tours
1/2 day to 5 days - A selection of daily departure or join-in short tours of Taiwan.

11 days - An introduction to the many historical and scenic delights of the island of Taiwan.

Yuanyang rice terraces
5 days - The amazingly beautiful terraced rice fields of southern Yunnan.

Hiking in Guilin
5 days - Appreciate the stunning scenery of Guilin by hiking, biking and rafting between Guilin and Yangshuo.

10 days - History and scenery in China's eastern province, visiting Qingdao, Qufu and Taishan.

Monasteries and deserts
16 days - Remote spiritual retreats and the edge of the Gobi desert in one of China's most fascinating areas.

Forest landscapes
10 days - Striking mountain and forest scenery to be seen in Zhangjiajie (Wulingyuan) and the South Sichuan "Bamboo Sea".

19 days - Diverse historical sights, beautiful wild scenery and culture in China's far north.

China's tropical south
6 days - The exotic Xishuangbanna region on China's borders with Burma and Laos.

6 days - The beautiful mountain scenery of Huangshan, or Yellow Mountain, and the scenic city of Hangzhou.

To Tibet by train
11 days - The ultimate adventure, travelling on the Qinghai-Lhasa railway, then through Tibet to Mt Everest base camp

Leshan and Mt Emei
5 days - Connect with spirituality and natural beauty in Buddhist sacred spots.