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► CHINA TOURS & CHINA HOLIDAYS SPECIALISTS

We are China tours and holidays specialists offering one of the UK's widest range of trips with a distinct focus on private and tailor made travel arrangements. There is still time to book now for 2015 and many are also booking for 2016 to take advantage of cheaper airfares.

We are a family owned and run, UK based company focused almost exclusively on China tours with an emphasis on quality, private and tailor made arrangements at an affordable price. We hope by browsing our China tours you will be inspired to visit this extraordinarily country with us. We look forward to creating a unique and memorable holiday regarding any tour to China as a “trip of a lifetime” experience.

 

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“Many thanks once again for all your organisation. The organisation both before and during the trip has been faultless, and your trip guidebook is outstanding. We will certainly recommend you to anyone we hear of planning a trip to China!"

Gordon and Anne Ireland

Reviews of The China Travel Company on Trip Advisor

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 PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS - from £ 1,225   china private guided tours

High quality, superb value private tours to China that are ideal for the first time visitor wanting to get the most out of their holiday to China.

 
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  ► CHINA SELF GUIDED - from £ 620   china self guided tours

Semi-independent tours designed to take the logistical hassle out of a trip to China leaving plenty of free time to explore each destination yourself.

 
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  ► CHINA TAILOR MADE   china tailor made

Tap into our years of experience in creating China tours tailored to our clients' specific needs and requirements to create a trip that is just right and just for you.

 
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  ► CHINA OFF THE BEATEN TRACK   china off the beaten track

Take advantage of our years of exploring China unlocking destinations that are less visited (for now!) yet contain some of China’s most amazing sights.

 
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  ► TIBET TOURS - from £ 405   tibet tours

Tibet is a truly unique and unforgettable destination which can be a trip in itself or added in as part of an overall China tour.

 
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  china family tours

China makes for a superb and educational destination to take the family and these tours are designed to appeal both adults and children of all ages.

 
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  ► CHINA CITY BREAKS   china city breaks

Luxurious short tours designed for those on a short stop over in China or who are short on time. Also ideal to add in after a work trip.

 
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 CHINA SPECIALIST TOURS   chian specialist tours

From the Pingyao Photography Festival, Garden Tours to spectacular events such as the Harbin Ice Festival or just let us know your special interest.

 
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  ► HONEYMOONS IN CHINA   your honeymoon in china

The exotic and unique destination of China makes for a perfect and memorable honeymoon so use our experience for the most important holiday of your life.

 
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 TRANS-SIBERIAN TOURS   trans-siberian from beijing

China is the start or indeed finish of the Trans-Siberian from Moscow with routes via Mongolia and Manchuria. Expand your China experience!

 
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  PRIVATE GROUPS   private group tours

If you already have your own group we can design and tailor a private tour just for you be it a holiday with friends, an educational or a work trip.

 
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 CHINA BUSINESS TRAVEL   china business travel

From incentive trips to staff familiarisation tours or perhaps just a few days rest and relaxation after a business trip, we can cater for all your travel needs.

 
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► A PARTICULAR EXPERTISE IN TAILOR MADE CHINA TOURS

Our expertise focused on trips to China allows us to offer a wide range of well thought through itineraries from our classic Private Guided Tours to our exclusive Self Guided Adventures designed to offer more freedom of travel. We are also leaders in Family Tours to China and travel to Tibet.

Over the years we have built up a significant pool of expertise in putting together Tailor Made China Tours for both individuals an private groups. We will listen to what you wish to get from your holiday to China and will make appropriate suggestions to enhance your trip. We pride ourselves on attention to detail. We believe that only through such focused attention will you receive the China travel experience you deserve.

► CHOOSE THE BEST CHINA HOLIDAYS FOR YOU

We offer a huge range of destinations in China including the popular must sees such as the Beijing’s Great Wall and Forbidden City, Xian’s Terra Cotta Warriors, the Giant Pandas of Chengdu and stunning scenery around Guilin and Yangshuo. To add to this we take pride in offering, and having visited ourselves, some of the more Off The Beaten Track destinations including stunning Tibet and Silk Road adventures. This gives you the opportunity to draw on the depth of our experience and choose the best China holiday for you.

You will see that many tour companies focus on join in group tours. That is something we do not do. We feel the most rewarding experience comes from private and tailor made travel. This allows us to offer a very personalised China holidays service and we find that results in superb clients feedback from where we gain our satisfaction.

► VISIT THE GREAT WALL & MORE IN OUR CHINA TOURS

It is rare that we put together China tours that do not include a tour to the Great Wall located in the beautiful mountains to the north of the city. Of course, everyone wants to visit the wall so we look to offering the right sections to avoid the worst of the tourist crowds. As a rule we prefer to visit the architecturally impressive Mutianyu section. For those looking for something a bit more rugged we offer trekking along the Jinshanling section that offers more of a wild wall experience. It is these little touches that make a good day trip to the Great Wall into a superb and memorable trip. That is the way we like to do things.

►  FORBIDDEN CITY TOURS WITH MOST PACKAGES

Another world class tourist sight in China is the Forbidden City in the centre of Beijing. The Palace Museum, as it is known in China, was the imperial home to 24 emperors during the Qing and Ming dynasties from 1368 up to the Republic in 1911 when the Imperial system of rule collapsed. The vastness of the Forbidden City and high level of the architecure make it a must see sight.

Our tours aim to bring the life in Imperial Beijing to life. You will learn how and where the Emperor conducted the day to day business of running his Empire, see the family quarters and gardens and learn how social status was derived from the closeness you lived the huge red walls of the Forbidden City.

► VISIT CHINA WITH THE CHINA TRAVEL COMPANY

To finish this introduction we would like to say that whether it is your first visit to China to see the top sights in a couple of weeks or if you are on a return trip wanting to delve deeper we can handle your 2015 China holidays and travel arrangements. We are always delighted to talk to people interested in trips to China from the UK or elsewhere in the world. This extraordinary country has been such a major part of our lives over the last 20 years.

Please don’t forget that all our trips are ATOL protected and we are members of ABTA allowing us to match the security of booking with a large company with the personalised service and attention to detail you should expect from a small family business that lives and breathes its expertise.

Please do not hesitate to contact us and we hope you enoy browsing our tours to China whether you are planning China holidays from the UK or from elsewhere in the world.

 

  LASTEST NEWS FROM THE CHINA TRAVEL COMPANY

21st May 2015 - Choosing the right hotel in for trips to China is an important part of getting a China tour right. Check out our latest article to learn more.

31st March 2015 - Our latest article is all about fabulous Chengdu in Sichuan province and the place to see Giant Pandas.

19th March 2015 - A brand new article on our favourite building in China - the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

20th February 2015 - New article on Shanghai's famous Bund is out in our article section.

13th February 2015 - Learn all about the lovely town of Yangshuo in the South of China in our new article.

19th January 2015 - For many of us Chinese music is a bit of a mystery. It is either seen as “new age” and for relaxing or as a bit random with lots of seemingly out of tune bells and gongs that don’t necessarily sit to well on the western musical palette. Learn more about Chinese music in our latest article.

8th December 2014 - A new article has been put up called "A Guide to the History of Xian."

16th October 2014 - Updated website! Yes, a new look for The China Travel Company designed to be a much quicker, fresher and brighter experience which we hope is more user friendly helping you to find the information you need to plan and book your 2016 China tour with us!

 

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