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China Tours & Holidays

Travel solo as part of a group tour to China and experience life changing adventures

Discover The Wonders Of China

Setting off on a journey to China opens the doors to a realm where ancient traditions coexist with contemporary dynamism. From the whispering bamboo groves of Chengdu to the bustling metropolis of Shanghai and the meandering path of the Great Wall of China, the country presents a vast array of contrasts. China isn’t just a mix of the old and new; it’s where the silent gaze of Terracotta Warriors complements the populous streets known for their culinary delights. Being the cultural hub that it is, China offers a myriad of experiences – awe-inspiring landscapes, vibrant cityscapes, culinary delights, and rich historical splendours, making it an essential addition to any globetrotter’s bucket list.

China At A Glance

CAPITAL CITY

Beijing (population approximately 21.5 million)

POPULATION

Approximately 1.4 billion

CURRENCY

Renminbi (CNY)

LANGUAGE

Mandarin, Cantonese and many other dialects

TIME ZONE

(GMT+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi

CALLING CODE

+86

ELECTRICITY

Type A, Type C, Type I

TOP THINGS TO SEE IN China

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

As one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, trekking upon the Great Wall offers an awe-inspiring step back into China’s historical might.

Beijing

Beijing

The capital city, Beijing, is rich in history and culture with essential sights such as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Summer Palace.

Xian

Xian

Xian, the former imperial capital, is home to the world-famous Terracotta Army, an UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing thousands of life-sized clay models representing the army of China’s first emperor.

Shanghai

Shanghai

As China’s largest city, Shanghai blends history and modernity, featuring the historic Bund, Yu Garden, and the futuristic skyline of Pudong.

OUR ADVENTURE Trips & TOURS IN China

STARTING FROM £2250

China is a large country located in East Asia. It is the most populous country in the world with over 1.4 billion people. It has a long history and rich culture, with landmarks such as the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors, and the Forbidden City. China is also known for its delicious food and unique festivals such as Chinese New Year and the Lantern Festival. Its economy is one of the world’s fastest growing, and it is also a major player in international politics. China’s landscapes and climates are varied, from tropical beaches in the south to deserts and mountains in the west, and cold and snowy in the north.

10 Days from:
£2250
Challenge Rating:
Rating Two

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China FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The best times to visit China are during spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October), when the weather is warm and rainfall is at a minimum.

The official currency is the Chinese Yuan Renminbi. ATMs can be found in larger cities, and credit cards are widely accepted in urban areas.

Most nationalities require a visa to enter China, which should be obtained prior to arrival.

Major attractions include the Great Wall of China, Beijing’s Forbidden City, Terracotta Army in Xian, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and the city of Shanghai.

China is generally considered safe for travellers but always take precautions, especially in crowded areas.

While Mandarin is the official language, English is commonly spoken in tourist areas and city centres.

We advise you to check with your local travel clinic 4-6 months prior to departure to see what is required. Also check the Travel Health Pro Website

It’s advised to avoid tap water in China, and instead opt to take a filtered water bottle with you.

Chinese cuisine is diverse and flavorful, with specialties varying by region. Famous dishes include dumplings, Peking duck, Kung Pao chicken, and a multitude of noodle and rice dishes.

Respect for elders is an important part of Chinese culture. It’s also customary to present and receive items with both hands. In public places, locals usually do not queue and can come across as loud due to differences in social norms.

Absolutely! From hiking the Great Wall, bamboo rafting down the Yulong River, to trekking in Tiger Leaping Gorge, China provides a comprehensive range of adventure activities.