China tour routes are listed on this page. These tour routes including Private China tour routes, Cultural China tour and Family China tour routes. You may choose a tour according to your need.
The position of The People’s Republic of China is in eastern Asia on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean. China has a total area of 9.6 million square kilometers. With a long-term history of five thousand years China is one of the world’s earliest civilizations. China is a multi-racial country with 56 ethnic groups, among them Han-Chinese takes up around 90%. China is a resource superpower, both in minerals and natural, a journey to China will definitely made every visitor who has never been to this grand country impressed. During the journey you will learn rich history of China, see different species, architecture styles and enjoy different cuisines in different areas. With vast territory and abundant resources China will be a perfect choice for your Asia tour.
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China Tour arranged by Chinatravelkey includes Private China Tour Routes,Cultural China Tour,Family China Tour Routes.
China Tour Routes Arranged by Chinatravelkey Team
Private China Tour
Beijing Xian Shanghai
Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai
Beijing Xian Lhasa Shanghai
Beijing Xian Yangtze Shanghai
Beijing Lhasa Xian Guilin Shanghai
Beijing Lhasa Xian Guilin Yangtze Shanghai
Tibet Bus Tour (Join in tour or group tour)
Lhasa 4 Days Bus Tour
Lhasa 5 Days Bus Tour
Lhasa 8 days Central Tibet Cultural & Historical Bus Tour
Lhasa 8 Days Bus Tour to Mt.Everest Base Camp
Lhasa 8 Days Bus Tour to Kathmandu via E.B.C
Cultural China Tour
C1. Beijing Chengde Lhasa Xian Luoyang Zhengzhou Beijing Tour 12 days
C2. Beijing Datong Taiyuan Xian Kunming Guilin Suzhou Shanghai Tour 20 days
C3. Beijing Dunhuang Xian Guilin Shanghai tour 11 days
C4. Beijing Dunhuang Xian Shanghai Tour 11 days
C5. Beijing Huangshan Hongcun Village Shanghai Tour 9 days
C6. Beijing Lhasa Xian Guilin Yangshuo Hong Kong tour 14 days
C7. Beijing Nanjing Suzhou Zhouzhuang Suzhou Hangzhou Shanghai Tour 11 days
C8. Beijing Taiyuan Pingyao Xian Tour 8 days
C9. Beijing Xian Dunhuang Zhengzhou Luoyang Shanghai Tour 13 days
C10. Beijing Xian Guilin Yangshuo Sanya Guangzhou Hongkong 12 days
C11. Beijing Xian Hangzhou Suzhou Shanghai Tour 12 days
C12. Beijing Xian Jinan Qufu Taian Shanghai Suzhou Guilin Longsheng Yangshuo Guangzhou Hongkong 20 Days Tour
C13. Chinese Kongfu Tour of Beijing Xian Luoyang Zhengzhou Shanghai
C14. Hongkong Guilin Shanghai Suzhou Luoyang ShaolinTemple Xian Beijing Tour
C15. Shanghai Huangshan Suzhou Zhouzhuang Hangzhou Xian Beijing Tour
C16. Shanghai Luoyang Kaifeng Xian Beijing Tour
Family China Tour
F1. Beijing Yangtze River Cruise Shanghai Tour
F2. Beijing Dunhuang Xian Guilin Yangshuo Guilin Shanghai Tour
F3. Beijing Huangshan Shanghai Yangtze River Guilin Hongkong Tour
F4. Beijing Xian Yangtze River Shanghai Guilin Hong Kong Tour
F5. Beijing Xian Chongqing Yangtze Yichang Wuhan Hong Kong Tour 13 days
F6. Beijing Xian Guilin Hong Kong Tour 10 days
F7. Beijing Xian Guilin Yangshuo Kunming Lijiang Shanghai Tour
F8. Beijing Xian Guilin Yangsho Nanjing Suzhou Zhouzhuang Shanghai Tour
F9. Beijing Xian Kunming Dali Lijiang Shanghai Tour 14 days
F10. Beijing Xian Nanjing Suzhou Shanghai Tour 11 days
F11. Beijing Xian Shanghai Guilin Yangshuo Hongkong Tour 11 days
F12. Beijing Xian Shanghai Yellow Mountain Suzhou Guilin Guangzhou Tour
F13. Guangzhou Guilin Shanghai Xian Beijing Tour
F14. Hong Kong Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour
F15. Hong Kong Guilin Yangshuo Kunming Lijiang Yangtze River Shanghai Tour
F16. Hong kong Guilin Yangshuo Yangtze River Shanghai Beijing Tour
F17. Hong Kong Guilin Yangshuo Guilin Xian Shanghai Beijing Tour
F18. Shanghai Beijing Xian Guilin Yangshuo Hong Hong China Tour
Shanghai Guilin Xian Beijing China Tour
F20. Shanghai Guilin Chongqing Yangtze River Beijing Xian Tour
F21. Shanghai Suzhou Yichang Yangtze Chongqing Xian Beijing China Tour
F22. Shanghai Wuhan Yichang Yangtze River Chongqing Xian Beijing Tour
F23. Shanghai Yichang Yangtze River Chongqing Xian Beijing Tour
F24. Shanghai Yellow Mountain Hangzhou Guilin Yangshuo Hong Kong Tour
China Adventure Tour
A1. Beijing Dunhuang Urumchi Kashgar Turpan Tour 11 days
A2. Beijing Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Shanghai Tour 12 days
A3. Beijing Lhasa Shanghai Tour 9 days
A4. Beijing Lhasa Tsetang Gyangtse Shigatse Xian Guilin Hongkong Tour 17 days
A5. Beijing Urumchi Kashgar Turpan Dunhuang Xian Shanghai Tour 17 days
A6. Beijing Urumqi Kashgar Xian Chongqing Yangtze Yichang Shanghai Tour 17 days
A7. Beijing Urumqi Turpan Dunhuang Lanzhou Xiahe Xian Shanghai Tour 17 days
A8. Beijing Urumqi Turpan Dunhuang Xian Gyangtse Shigats Lhasa Shanghai Tour 22 days
A9. Beijing Urumqi Turpan Dunhuang Xian Yangtze Shanghai Tour 20 days
A10. Beijing Xian Jiayuguan Dunhuang Turpan Kashgar Urumqi Shanghai Tour 20 days
A11. Beijing Xian Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Tingri Everest Base Camp Shigatse Shanghai 17 days
A12. Beijing Xian Xining QinghaiLake Golmud-TuotuoRiver Nakchu Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Tour 18 days
China Deep Tour
DP1. Shanghai YangtzeRiver Guilin Xian Lhasa Beijing Tour 21 days
TB1. Beijing Xian Lhasa Gyantze Shigatse Chongqing Yangtze Yichang Shanghai Tour 11 days
TB2. Beijing Xian Lhasa Shigatse Tour 12 days
TB3. Beijing Xian Tsetang Lhasa Nyingchi Shanghai Tour 14 days
TB4. Hong kong Guangzhou Xian Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Beijing Tour 17 days
TB5. Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Tour 6 days
TB6. Shanghai Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse Tour 8 days
Silk Road Tour
SR1. Beijing Urumchi Kashgar Turpan Dunhuang Xian Shanghai Tour 18 days
SR2. Beijing Urumchi Turpan Dunhuang Jiayuguan Lanzhou Xian Shanghai Tour 19 days
SR3. Beijing Urumchi Turpan Dunhuang Lanzhou Xinging Xian Shanghai Tour 18 days
SR4. Beijing Urumchi Turpan Dunhuang Xian Shanghai Tour 14 days
SR5. Beijing Xian Lanzhou Xiahe Wuwei Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang Turpan Urumqi Guangzhou Tour 21days
SR6. Beijing Xian Lanzhou Xiahe Jiayuguan Dunhuang Turpan Urumqi Kashgar Shanghai Tour 24 days
SR7. Beijing Xian Xining Lanzhou Xiahe Lanzhou Wuwei Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang Turpan Urumqi Shanghai 23 days
SR8. Silk Road Tour start from Shanghai 10 days
Yangtze River Cruise
YZ1. Beijing Lhasa Xian Guilin Yangshuo Yangtze River Wuhan Shanghai Tour
YZ2. Beijing Xian Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise Yichang Tour
YZ3. Beijing Xian Yangtze River Cruise Shanghai Guilin Yangshuo Hongkong Tour
YZ4. Beijing Xian Lhasa Yangtze River Shanghai Guilin Yangshuo Hongkong Tour
YZ5. Beijing Xian Lhasa Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise Yichang Shanghai Tour
YZ6. Beijing Xian Yangtze River Cruise Lhasa Chengdu Guilin Hong Kong Tour
YZ7. Chongqing Yangtze River Shanghai Tour
YZ8. Guangzhou Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise Yichang Guangzhou Tour
YZ9. Guilin Kunming Lijiang Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise Beijing Xian Tour
YZ10. Hong Kong Chongqing Yangtze Yichang Xian Beijing Tour
YZ11. Hong Kong Guilin Shanghai Yellow Mountain Yangtze River Cruise Xian Beijing Tour
YZ12. Hong Kong Guilin Yangshuo Yangtze River Cruise Shanghai Tour
YZ13. Hong kong Guilin Yangshuo Shanghai Yangtze River Xian Beijing Tour
YZ14. Hong Kong Yangtze River Cruise Hong Kong Tour
YZ15. Shanghai Yangtze River Cruise Beijing Tour
YZ16. Shanghai Yangtze River Cruise Beijing Tour
YZ17. Shanghai Yangtze River Chongqing Lijiang Kunming Guilin Yangshuo Hong Kong Tour
YZ18. 5 Days Yangtze River Cruise Tour
YZ19. Shanghai Yangtze River Cruise Tour
Huangshan China Tour
HS1. Beijing Yellow Mountain Shanghai Suzhou Xian Guilin Hong Kong Tour
HS2. Beijing Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) Shanghai Tour
HS3. Guangzhou Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) She Xian County Shanghai Tour
HS4. Shanghai Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) Shanghai Tour
HS5. Huangshan Hotspring Tour
Yunnan China Tour
YN1. Beijing Kunming Dali Lijiang Tour
YN2. Beijing Kunming Lijiang Chengdu Leshan Mt.Emei Tour
YN3. Beijing Xian Kunming Lijiang Guilin Tour
YN4. Hong Kong Guilin Yangshuo Kunming Chengdu Mt.Emei Tour
YN5. Hong Kong Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri-La (Zhongdian) Tour
YN6. Kunming Dali Lijiang Tour
YN7. Kunming Dali Lijiang Shangri-La Tour
YN8. Kunming Lijiang Kunming Tour
YN9. Shanghai Kunming Dali Lijiang Kunming Tour
YN10. Shanghai Lijiang Shanghai Tour
Xian Kunming Dali Lijiang Tour
YN12. Shanghai Kunming Dali Lijiang Package Tou
Guizhou China Tour
GZ1. Beijing Xian Guiyang Kaili Shidong Kaili Guiyang Shanghai Tour
GZ2. Beijing Xian Kunming Guiyang Guilin Shanghai Tour
GZ3. Guiyang Huangguoshu Waterfall Anshun Kaili Tour
GZ4. Guiyang Kaili (Miao Ethnic Minority Villages) Guiyang Tour
GZ5. Guiyang Sandu Rongjiang Liping Zhaoxing Congjiang Rongjiang Kaili Guiyang Tour
GZ6. Hong kong Guiyang Kaili Guiyang Xian Beijing Tour
GZ7. Kunming Lijiang Guiyang Anshun KaiLi Xijiang Guilin Yangshuo Tour
GZ8. Shanghai Guiyang Kaili Tour
GZ9. Shanghai Guiyang Package Tour
China Bus Tour
Beijing Shanghai (6 days)
Beijing Xian Shanghai (12 days)
Beijing Yangtze River, Shanghai (9 days)
Beiing Xian Yangtze River Hong Kong (18 days)
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China Muslim Tour
Best Season of China Tour
The latitudes span of China is nearly 50 degrees, and the country enjoys a continental climate in major area. Its southern part is in the tropical and subtropical zones, and its northern part near the frigid zones. The northern part of Heilongjiang province has long winters but no summers; while Hainan Island has long summers but no winters. The Huaihe River valley is marked by distinctive seasonal changes, but it is spring all year round in the south of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. China's high tundra zone is situated in Qinghai-Tibet, where the temperature is low in all four seasons.
Time Zone: East 8 time zone
Clothes and other Staffs to Pack
Spring will not be so different in China, depend on the destination you want to go, long-sleeve shirt and a coat is necessary in this season. Summer will be hot in lots of places in China, better take sunglasses and hats to prevent the strong sunshine. Remember to take an umbrella since summer in some places always rains a lot. Better take a jacket or a sweater in autumn because it will be cold in some northern cities in this season. Winter is not so cold in the south part of China but the condition will be totally reverse in north of the country. Depend on where to go, full your baggage more or less in north or south.
Accommodation of China Tour
Depending on the position of your destination, city in different level have different living condition. Big cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hainan, etc, have better accommodations, including some world top brand hotels with international standard. Small cities and towns have more guest houses and hostels, and you can even stay in a family hotel. All the hotels include some budget hotels are completely facilitated and with elegant designation, even you are stay in a small hotel the services will also be great. It is recommended that visitors make reservation in advance in the tourist season.
Ways to Get in China:
--As a big country in the world transportation in and out of China is very convenient. You can take airplane, train, boat and even drive a car to China if it possible. Some major international standard airports in China are: Beijing Capital International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport and Hong Kong International Airport.
Other large airports in some province are: Urumqi Diwobao International Airport, Kunming Wujiaba International Airport, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Harbin Taiping International Airport, Shenyang Taoxian International Airport, Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, Wuhan Tianhe International Airport and Tianjin Binhai International Airport.
--Railway is also convenient in China. You can find train station almost every city no matter big or small. It is the most common transport in China.
--You can also take boat to China. Some major ports in China are: Port of Shanghai, Ningbo Port, Port of Tianjin, Guangzhou Port, Qingdao Port, Port of Qinhuangdao, Port of Dalian, Shenzhen Port, Zhoushan Port and Yingkou Port.
Internal Transport: Transportation in China is very convenience. Travelers can get around the whole country by airplane, bus, car and ship. We have railway stations in every city and coach station can also be found even in a small town. You can take ship along the city which flowing a river and take a plane is definitely the fastest way to get around. If you want to travel healthier, renting a bike is a good way to getting around a city. You can rent a bike in a hotel or beside some subway stations.
China Tour Tips
Time: Better avoid the period from May 1 to May 7 and October 1 to October 7 because there is long national vacation in China, it will be so crowd all around the nation, so pick a good time outside that.
Food: Chinese Cuisines are characteristic for its broad varieties and deep fine. Chinese people pay more attention to the color, fragrance and taste of the food. There are four most famous Chinese cuisines that foreign travelers should try. They are Beijing Cuisine, Chuan Cuisine, Shanghai Cuisine and Cantonese Cuisine.
Cantonese Cuisine features rice and lightly seasoned stir-fried dishes. Typical Cantonese dishes are wonton soup, egg rolls, and sweet and sour pork.
Beijing Cuisine features dishes made with wheat flour, such as noodles, dumplings, and thin pancakes. The best known dish from this region is Peking duck, a dish made up of roast duck and strips of crispy duck skin wrapped in thin pancakes.
Shanghai cooking, from China's east coast, emphasizes seafood and strong-flavored sauces.
The Cuisines of Sichuan province in inland China is known for its hot and spicy dishes made with hot peppers, garlic, onions, and leeks.
For beverage, Chinese people like tea since the very old age of Chinese history. It will be offered at most meals hence be China’s national beverage. The most popular types of tea—green, black, and oolong—are commonly drunk plain, without milk or sugar added. Teacups have no handles or saucers.
Water: Tap water in the hotel could not be drink directly.
·What to buy?
While touring China, you will never feel it a problem in finding opportunities to shop. There are many exotic and unusual things worth to buy in China, which makes wonderful souvenirs and gifts for relatives and friends back home. The following is a sample of the amazing range of goods worth buying.
Silk—Chinese silk is famous all over the world for its magnificent quality. They are colorful and various. Silk products from Hangzhou, Sichuan, Suzhou and Dandong are particularly good.
Tea—there are hundreds of varieties of Chinese tea. They can be classified into five categories—green tea, black tea, brick tea, scented tea and oolong tea.
Wine and Spirits—alcoholic drinks in ancient China were regarded as sacred and were used only in sacrifices. Today, wines and spirits are becoming popular as accompaniments to Chinese food in China.
Antiques—if you are an antique enthusiast you can always find some good ones in China. Antique and curio shops and market stalls could be found in most cities and country towns.
Arts and Crafts—they are ideal souvenirs and gifts. These include bronze ware, cloisonné, folk toys, jade, kites, lacquer wares, paper-cutting, porcelain, pottery seal, prints and scrolls, silk, embroidery and printed and dyed fabrics. Cloisonné made in Beijing, porcelain made in Jingdezhen of Jiangxi province, embroidery from Suzhou, Hunan, Guangdong and Sichuan, Tang tri-color pottery horses and camels and batik from Guizhou and Yunnan are highly recommended.
·Where to buy?
China is a fantastic shopping destination. From bamboo chopsticks to Cultural Revolution memorabilia, you can buy them in the markets, shopping center and some unique shops. Whatever you interested, you are bound to be able to buy it in China. Generally speaking, travelers can buy cheap and good staffs in those markets better than shopping malls. You should bargain with the sellers when you decide to purchase. Some night markets are also good places to go. Better ask your guide for information before shopping.
Festivals: If you want to spend your China tour during some festival times, arrange your time due to the following traditional Chinese Festival Times:
The spring Festival in the lunar first of January (New Years Day of the Chinese lunar calendar)
The Lantern Festival in the Chinese lunar fifteenth of January
The Qing Ming Festival in fifth of April
The Dragon-Boat Festival in the Chinese lunar fifth of May
The Mid-autumn Festival in the Chinese lunar fifteenth of August
The Double Ninth Festival in the Chinese lunar ninth of September.
We are not recommending foreign travelers go for travel during National Day in October first and May Day in May first. It will be incredible crowd in every where of the country.
Customs: There are many habits and customs that are particular to China and Chinese people. Take eating for example. Whether eating at home or in a restaurant, Chinese will lay more emphasis on the food. Food leftover is a sign that the host is generous and has gained "face" in front of guests.
The other customs is about the gift receiving. Chinese people will wait until the guests left then open the gift. They care more about the quality than the packaging of the gift. Furthermore, when a gift is given it should be offered with two hands and any gift offered with two hands should always be received with two hands.
About introductions, Chinese people do not usually greet people who they have not been introduced to or are not familiar with. It would seem odd if a person would offer a "Hi" or "Hello" when passing on the street. It is also standard practice to have a name card or business card to give to people when introduced. Handshakes are not customary among Chinese for first meetings.
Recreation in China
China is a big prosperous country in the world hence there are many recreation ways this country. Despite shopping and sightseeing, there are many bars and clubs as well as tea house and café which can cater to the needs of all kinds of travelers.
Traditional shows and performs could be found almost every city you go. In some autonomic region travelers can enjoy the best local dance and singing. It will be one of the best parts of you China tour. Opera and other shows can be found in the theatre and also you can spend you leisure time quiet in a tea house. Sip a cup of tea will make you experience Chinese cultural deeper.
Must-go Places of China Tour
Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Guilin, Yangtze River, Lhasa, Jiuzhaigou, Lijiang, Zhangjiajie and Silk Road are the places you must go for China tour. They are top ten best places for tourist. You can experience different local cultures, foods and customs in those places.
Top Attractions in Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, the Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Hutong, Lama Temple, Beihai Park, Beijing Capital Museum, Yashow Market.
Xi’an: Terra-cotta Army, Banpo Museum, Huaqing Hotspring, City Wall, Big Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi Provincial Museum, Xian Great Mosque, Forest of Stone Steles Museum.
Shanghai: Shanghai Bund, Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Xin Tian Di, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Huangpu River.
Guilin: The Li River, The Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven Star Park, Guilin Folded Brocade Hil, Fubo Hill, Solitary Beauty Hill, Longji Terraced Field in Longsheng, Fengyu Cave in Lipu County Guilin.
Yangtze River: Chongqing City, Fengdu, Baoshizhai, Wanxian, Shennong Streem, Lesser Three Gorges, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam and Yichang City, Wuhan City.
Lhasa: Potala Palace, Nobulingka, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Ganden Monastery and Jokhang Temple.
Jiuzhaigou: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Qingchengshan & Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Emei Mountain and Giant Buddha of Leshan, Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, Huanglong.
Lijiang: Ancient Town Lijiang, Yulong Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Zhangjiajie: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzi Mountain, Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve.
Silk Road: Lanzhou, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan Pass, Dunhuang, Hami, Turpan, Urumqi, Loulan, Korla, Kuqa (Kucha), Aksu, Kashgar (Kashi), Hotan.
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