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Dawn breaking over the Great Wall of China in Jinshanling

China vacations 2022 & 2023

Travel with confidence. Secure your trip now with full flexibility in your plans.
  •  Secure your trip now

    Speak with a specialist for the latest advice on all your travel options. As soon as you're ready to plan, they'll create the trip you’re looking for.

  •  Full flexibility in your plans

    Book with us by September 30th, 2021 and we'll give you the flexibility to change your plans for free up to 30 days before you depart. Full details

  •  Travel with confidence

    Your safety is our first priority. In your specialist, you have an expert advisor you can rely on before you travel and while you’re away.

The Great Wall snaking over the horizon, impassive rows of Terracotta Warriors, sacred mountains, giant pandas munching bamboo… On a tailor-made vacation to China with Audley, you’ll see the highlights — and much more — your way. We’ll design your ideal trip with you, paying close attention to your interests, your travel style and your budget. Our China specialists know the country inside out and can lead you to experiences you won’t find in a guidebook.

Weave through frenetic city markets selling everything from jade trinkets to deep-fried locusts. Drink in Shanghai’s skyline from a rooftop bar. Hike through swirling, emerald-green rice terraces in the peaceful backcountry of Longji. Cruise the Yangtze, passing vast gorges that have inspired classical Chinese art and poetry. Eat your way around Beijing on a guided breakfast tour, or dine at a family home in Xian.

Buddhist monasteries and giant prayer wheels. Cooking classes in Beijing’s backstreets. Ming-dynasty walled towns. The towering limestone peaks of Guilin. What excites you? Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best options, wherever you go.

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Suggested tours for China

These tours give you a starting point for what your vacation to China could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

Suggested activities for China

  • Victoria Cruises
    Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River

    Victoria Cruises

    The Yangtze River

    Victoria Cruises

    There are a number of companies operating cruises on the Yangtze River, and Victoria Cruises is one of the best.

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  • Shanghai Highlights
    Yuyuan garden, Shanghai

    Shanghai Highlights

    Shanghai

    Shanghai Highlights

    Shanghai has very few Buddhist temples, so the Jade Buddha Temple is well known and well used. The Yuyuan Gardens and bazaar are located at the south-eastern end of the old city, its bustling maze of narrow lanes lined with traditional houses.

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  • The Great Wall at Jinshanling
    The Great Wall, Beijing

    The Great Wall at Jinshanling

    Beijing

    The Great Wall at Jinshanling

    Stretching for over 6,000 km to the Gobi Desert in the far west, the Great Wall remains one of the world’s true must-see sights.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for over 25 years
  • 98% of our clients would recommend us

Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit China, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

Practical tips for traveling to China, from social protocols to guidance on money matters, with a link to the latest government travel advice.

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