Best China Tours 2024/2025: Unique Personalized Experiences

Best China Tours 2024/2025: Unique Personalized Experiences

By Ruby Zhao | Updated Feb. 21, 2024

One of the four great ancient civilizations, China is the perfect destination for light adventure, family vacations, and cultural exploration. An enormous, mysterious, and beautiful land, China offers you so much to see and explore: from the Great Wall, to the skyscrapers of Shanghai, to the Roof of the World, and beyond…

Best Private China Tours for 2024/2025

The itineraries below can give you some ideas for your China tour, especaily for your first visit. Any of them can be customized accoring to your schedule and interests.

8-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Shanghai Tourtour map

8-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Shanghai Tour

China Golden Triangle
Private tour from: US$1,999
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12-Day Beijing-Xi'an-Chengdu-Guilin/Yangshuo-Shanghai Tourtour map

12-Day Beijing-Xi'an-Chengdu-Guilin/Yangshuo-Shanghai Tour

Panda Keeper and Classic Wonders
Private tour from: US$2,959
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2-Week Private Tour: Beijing – Xi'an – Chengdu –Yangtze Cruise – Shanghaitour map

2-Week Private China Tour with Panda Experience

Land of Pandas
Private tour from: US$3,479
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14-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Zhangjiajie-Guilin-Shanghai Private Tourtour map

14-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Zhangjiajie-Guilin-Shanghai Private Tour

China Natural Wonders Discovery
Private tour from: US$3,790
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Best Private China Tours for Families

The itineraries below will give you some ideas for your family holiday in China. We are happy to tailor make any of them according to your schedule and interests.

9-Day Private Tour: Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai

9-Day Private Tour: Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai

China Family Classic Tour
Private tour from: US$1,879
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10-Day Family Tour to Beijing, Guilin, and Hong Kong

10-Day Family Tour to Beijing, Guilin, and Hong Kong

Scenic and Imperial China
Private tour from: US$2,699
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11-Day China Beijing Xian Guilin and Shanghai Tours

11-Day China Beijing Xian Guilin and Shanghai Tours

Family Happiness in China
Private tour from: US$2,459
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12-Day China Tour with Yangtze River Cruise

12-Day China Tour with Yangtze River Cruise

Family Tour for Yangtze River Cruise and Panda
Private tour from: US$2,699
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Private China Tours for Discovery-Seekers

If you would like to go deeper into Chinese culture or would like to discover some remote areas, the tours below might give you some ideas.

2 Days Wolong Red Panda Keeper Tour

2 Days Wolong Red Panda Keeper Tour

2-Day Tour for Wolong Red Panda Keeper Program
Private tour from: US$789
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4-Day In-Depth Panda Tour to Wolong

4-Day In-Depth Panda Tour to Wolong

Explore Wild Pandas' Hometown
Private tour from: US$845
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13-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Lhasa–Shanghai Private Tour

13-Day Beijing–Xi'an–Lhasa–Shanghai Private Tour

Scenic China with Holy Tibet
Private tour from: US$3,399
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13-Day Chinese Cuisine Tour

13-Day Chinese Cuisine Tour

An Authentic Taste of China
Private tour from: US$3,289
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13-Day Educational Family Tour to Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu and Shanghai

13-Day Educational Family Tour to Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu and Shanghai

Chinese Immersion Tour: Language and Culture
Private tour from: US$3,400
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13-Day Silk Road Tour

13-Day Silk Road Tour

Silk Road Highlights Tours and China's Golden Triangle Cities
Private tour from: US$4,030
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FAQ about Visiting China

Q: What is the best time to visit China?

A:The best times to visit China are spring (April–May) and autumn (September–October), when most of the popular places have their most tourism-friendly weather.

Q: Should I apply for a visa now, or should I wait until closer to the time of travel?

A:The Chinese visa is generally valid to enter Chinafor 3 months from the issue date. Please apply for your visa within 3 months of entry into China, according to your travel itinerary, and avoid expiry of the visa. Also don't apply too late to avoid the extra cost of express application processing. Usually it is recommended to apply about 6 weeks prior to travel and not to book things (like flights) that can't be refunded until you get a visa. Typically tourist visas are processed in four working days.

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