Why I love the Trans-Siberian Railway

Etched on my memory is the research trip I made for the first edition of this guide, when I was arrested on a platform and separated from my luggage (including computer, notes and nearly all my money) which continued on the train into Siberia. The day was saved by a wonderful collection of Russians who pulled together to reunite me with all my belongings. Awesome engineering feat it may be, but It's this chance to... Read More

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$1444 History & culture

China Express

Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghai's incredible high-rise towers on this fast-paced tour of China’s highlights. With the perfect blend of guided activities and free time to explore on your own, this adventure is made for those who want to get a taste of China in a short amount of time.

$410.66 Small group tours

4-Day Private Tour of Beijing: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Peking Duck Dinner

Discover the most popular attractions in Beijing on this multi-day, all-inclusive tour of the city with a private guide. On this stress-free Beijing tour, visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City and learn about Beijing’s political history. Enjoy the natural and architectural wonders of the Great Wall and the Summer Palace, and walk among the locals along a ‘hutong,’ a traditional Beijing alley. Immerse yourself in Chinese culture at a Beijing acrobat performance and dine on China’s famous Peking duck.

$865.33 Small group tours

4-Day Private Tour of Pingyao and Datong from Beijing

On this four-day private guided tour from Beijing, see wondrous ancient Chinese architecture in and around the towns of Pingyao and Datong. Learn about the historical and cultural elements of Pingyao’s important sites, including the Rishengchang Exchange House and the old city wall. Explore the Wang Family Courtyard, a mansion with lavish classic architecture, and discover the secrets of the Hanging Temple. You’ll also visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Yungang Grottoes. Throughout your tour, hear interesting facts and tidbits about China’s ancient heritage and the significance of these sites from your expert guide.

$2124 Cycling

Cycle China

China has long been a popular destination to see on two wheels and this remarkable 12-day cycling trip will have you riding among some of the most celebrated travel highlights anywhere in the world. Discover the Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an, walk among the unforgettable cultural touchstones of Beijing, and ride your way through picturesque landscapes to remote villages and hillsides in Southern China. Your two feet are great and all, but when they're powering two wheels, there'll be no stopping you!

$492 Small group tours

Private 2-Day Xian Highlights Round-trip High Speed Train Tour from Beijing

Xi'an is a must-visit destination known for history for a first-time or second-time China tour. As is known to all, Xi'an is home to the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses, one of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. If you are in Beijing and prefer to visit it, you can take the round high speed train to visit the highlights in Xi’an from Beijing. This tour offers you the opportunity to visit the world-renowned terracotta warriors, the ancient city wall and the square of Bell and Drum Tower.

$250 Small group tours

3-Day Essence of Beijing Private Tour: UNESCO World Heritage Sites

During this 3-day essence of Beijing private tour, you will visit the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Beijing: The Great Wall of China which is the longest defensive project in the world; Feel the best preserved imperial palace - Forbidden City; Explore the beautiful architecture in the Temple of Heaven; See the cute panda bears in the Beijing zoo; Cruise by Dragon boat in the Summer Palace; Ride a rickshaw to discover the local hutong allays; Touch the amazing Chinese history and taste delicious local food. You will be picked up at approximately 8.30am from your hotel. On this 3-day private tour you will have ample time to fully explore the capital city Beijing with your professional tour guide and private vehicle. This easy and convenient tour allows you to get all your planning done ahead of time so you can enjoy a hassle-free trip to Beijing!