China today is an ancient culture reinvented; whilst some aspects of life remain as they have for thousands of years, many aspects are being embellished by state-of-the-art modernity. From the magnificent sights on everybody’s bucket list – the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors to name a few, to languid pandas, vibrant mega-metropolises and serene landscapes, China is as diverse, complex and rich as a whole continent. Every province brings a new set of flavours to its cuisine and a new range of beliefs, philosophies and languages to its people – and all of it is ripe and ready for exploration on your China holiday.
The quintessential experience, this introductory tour offers a glimpse of China’s glorious past, fascinating present and bright future with visits to the exceptional and contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai.
Savour the natural grandeur of the Three Gorges on a relaxing Yangtze River Cruise – just one part of a wonderful tour that also includes China’s enthralling cities of Shanghai, Xian, Beijing, and of course the unforgettable Giant Pandas of Chengdu.
China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made. This hugely popular tour is a comprehensive journey through China’s most iconic sights from the magnificent Great Wall to the mighty Yangtze River.
Time difference: GMT +8
Flight time: Approx. 11 hours direct
Visa required: Yes
British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Air China, Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways, Finnair, KLM, Air France, Turkish Airlines
Walking on the Great Wall
One of the world’s greatest man made marvels
Cute, cuddly and native to China
Their number and intricacies are incredible
Incredible capital city with six UNESCO World Heritage Sites
China’s mighty waterway winds its way through the dramatic Three Gorges
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Carefully planned itineraries
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