Skip link for screen readers

One of the oldest civilisations in the world where you witness China's cultural evolution through the centuries, with magnificent landscapes and modern facilities. We witness everyday life where the individual Chinese in the street, is far from the country's government policies and actions.

For many years we have explored an exotic land, based on ancient Confucian values and ruled over for centuries by powerful imperial Dynasties. We have found a country enriched by remote Buddhist monasteries and gleaming temples, and where the evocative names of its most iconic places stir the wanderlust and tell epic stories. In the fertile rice terraces, Himalayan peaks and dramatic river gorges we went further, exploring the communities which have made their homes here for centuries.

Our ethos is to tell the stories about China's Imperial wonders, exotic cities and stunning landscapes, with intimate cultural encounters that have enriched our own travels. We take you away from the crowds on the Great Wall, introduce you to Hong Kong and Shanghai beyond the postcard views and delve into Chengdu's local life.

If you have an inquisitive nature and a lust for not just seeing, but for a better understanding this complex country, then our tours and our local guides will probably be for you. Our Escorted China holidays are based on our first-hand experiences and can be tweaked to suit your personal interests and aims.

Download Our China Brochure

View our webinar "Life in China" with direct video reports from our guides in Beijing, Shanghai, Yunnan countryside and Guilin

Hugh Clayson 2

Specialist Knowledge

Need some help with your trip? Our advisors have travelled extensively and using their firsthand knowledge & experience can help craft your perfect holiday.

Top Attractions in China

Pingyao

11 Places

Tailor Made Tours & Holidays

Our tailor made China holidays combine our in-depth ethos and the expertise of our guides with your personal interests and preferences.

5270 Temples & Monasteries

4 Places

Temples & Monasteries

There is no better way to understand China's varied religious beliefs and its complex and tumultuous dynastic past, than by visiting its glorious temples, palaces and monasteries.

Rice's Terraces

8 Places

Spectacular Scenery

China's landscapes range from fertile hills and rice terraces, to sweeping desert and snow-covered mountain ranges - iconic scenes that have inspired artists and poets for centuries.

Latest Travel Insight

9667 Where To Visit In China: Complete Guide

Country Guides / China Advice & Inspiration

Where to Visit in China: Complete Guide

12071 7 Ways To Experience Beijing

City Guides / China Advice & Inspiration

7 Ways to Experience Beijing

Hong Kong at night

City Guides / China Advice & Inspiration

7 Ways to Experience Hong Kong

12428 Why The Terracotta Army Is So Much More Than A Collection Of Statues

China Advice & Inspiration

Why the Terracotta Army is so much more than a collection of statues

Great Wall of China.JPG

China Advice & Inspiration

The Great Wall: 7 key questions

best places to visit the great wall of china.JPG

China Advice & Inspiration

Best Places to visit the Great Wall of China

Temple, Tibet

China Advice & Inspiration

10 things to know about the train to Tibet

11340 Holidays To Tibet The Complete Guide

China Advice & Inspiration / Region Guides

Holidays to Tibet - the complete guide

8729 Waking Up To Everest

Travel Inspiration / China Advice & Inspiration

Waking up to Everest

Specialist Advice & Ideas

Since 1999, we focus on carefully crafting unique and authentic travel experiences in Latin America and beyond.

Create Your Perfect Tour

Your holiday is tailored by our specialist advisors to fit your preferences using our extensive kowledge of each destination

The Best Local Guides

We have developed an extensive network of expert local guides, hand-picked to provide exclusive excursions and authentic insights.

Travel with Confidence

Our local guides are your hosts providing support, information and so you visit the main sites and experience life like a local.

X

READY - 18 NOV

WEBINARS with Experts Live Reports from our Experts and Guides in Latin America, China and India. Our Service above has recordings of 15 webinars.

CURRENT TRAVEL STATUS - SOUTH AMERICA & CENTRAL AMERICA ARE OPEN FOR TRAVEL.

TRAVEL INSURANCE with COVID-19 cover: AllClear, CedarTree, StaySure, CampbellIrvine, BattleFace