China Tours 2021

Our Private No-Shopping China tour packages introduce you the cultural and natural beauty of the country. With 100% customizable itineraries, you could enjoy your discovery in China the best way you want it to be. Plus the culturally immersive activities arranged, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

Best China Tours for Spring 2021

The warming-up spring is a fantastic time to enjoy a refreshing tour of China. Here below list some of the most popular routes offering inspirations for your spring vacation tour 2021. You could find one that meets your travel interests or customize it into your own unique trip.

SPRING

Generally, spring in China lasts from March to May, which is one of the most comfortable and fascinating seasons of a year. Warm wind brings soothing air to most parts of China except the northernmost areas, while gentle sprinkles nourish the earth and create more moisture. Everything seems to revive in spring: trees sprouting with new greens, various flowers blooming in bright colors and fragrance, and birds chirping in great delight. All the benefits make spring the best period to have some outdoor activities and wild adventures.

Apart from Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, there are plenty of destinations and attractions else worthy going in spring. It warms up early in Hangzhou and Suzhou, where you can seize the moment to admire the revitalizing natural beauty of the lakefronts and gardens. Or you can delve deeper into rural China to see the spring cultivation with the marvelous rice terraces. Fabulous festivals and celebrations also take place in spring across China, such as the mind-blowing pony fair in Luoyang and Water-Splashing Festival of Dai minorities in Yunnan.

Best China Tours for Summer 2021

Full of vigor and sunshine, summer is a season ideal for sightseeing in any places of China. Embark on our handpicked China tours for summer of 2021, and anticipate a lifetime experience wrapping up the world heritage sites like Great Wall, Forbidden City and Terracotta Army. Or enjoy meeting the adorable giant pandas, relaxing Yangtze cruise and mountain adventure as well as countryside leisure. Or share with us your idea and we will work out the best itinerary based on your preferences.

Summer in China spans from June to August, while it may last longer in southern and middle parts. Since the average temperature is overall above 20℃ (68℉), people of whole country is indulged in the pleasure of wearing light with t-shirts and shorts, while there is still a big temp difference between day and night in north and west China. Mountains are thickly coated with verdure of plantations, and the sunny days create good opportunities for outdoor excursions. Generous summer showers bring China’s major rivers and lakes the yearly flood season, especially the Yangtze and plateau lakes.

Though it might be a bit hot in some parts of China, summer is a wonderful time to see the captivating natural landscapes like the mighty Yangtze River, Yellow Mountain, Zhangjiajie and Guilin. Moreover, summer is an unbeatably favorable period to visit the stunners in north and west of the country, including the picturesque grassland of Inner Mongolia, ancient Silk Road destinations (Zhangye, Dunhaung and Jiayuguan) and also the alpine lakes and snow mountains in Tibet.

SUMMER

Best China Tours for Autumn 2021

Autumn is a wonderful season to see every part of China, when travelers will be rewarded with the most comfortable climate of the year, with cool temperature, clear sky, light breeze and fall foliage. The most amazing thing about being in China in the autumn is that you could spend a great deal of time out of doors at ease. It would be great autumn pleasure to admire the outdoor beauty for leaf-peeing, mountain hiking as well as natural park exploration. Hereunder are our top China tours 2020 to fulfill your anticipation for an autumn adventure.

AUTUMN

The autumn in China begins from September and lasts till the end of the November. The weather in autumn is mild and favorable to visit most of the touristic places across the country. You will not feel the summer heat nor the winter chill, but a cool and dry weather throughout the month. Towards November, the days are getting shorter and much cooler in the north and central parts of China, but travelers could still enjoy roaming around with lots comfort.

Autumn boasts endless discoveries when it comes to talking about natural beauty and festival experience. Fascinating fall foliage could be enjoyed from early September through late November, while the best colors of nature could be found in many scenic spots, such as Beijing Great Wall, Yellow Mountain, Jiuzhaigou Valley, Three Gorges of Yangtze River, Yuanyang Rice Terrace and Xinjiang Kanas Nature Reserve. If you are fond of adventures, you could also embark on a hiking trip in Zhangjiajie, or make a journey along the ancient Silk Road and even extends it to the holy Tibet. In search of the best vacation paradise which lead you to discover some autumn pleasure and leisure, you can go to Dali, Lijiang, Yangshuo and old towns near Suzhou. Autumn also sees quite a few big holidays and festivals in China. For example, the Mid-Autumn Festival would be a big tribute to your autumn adventure itself, while the week-long National Holiday from Oct. 1 – 7 should be avoided due to the tremendous domestic tourist crowds.

Best China Tours for Winter 2021

Do not let the cold winter in China prevent you from exploring this marvelous country! From December to February, winter in China is the envy of the world whether it is a white snow paradise in the north, or a warm tropical zone in the south. The country is home to some world-class snowfall and warm getaways, and there are a myriad of fun activities and natural spectacles that can only be enjoyed during this season. Lower cost and fewer tourists creates an even smoother experience than ever. We have compiled a couple of most classic travel routes for people planning to visit China during winter.

Since China has a territory of vast expanse, winter weather may set in early or late varied in different regions. In northern cities like Beijing and Harbin, it could be really chilly and the temperature usually drops below freezing in winter, but there will be great chances to see the amazing snow views. However, the weather in south China can be far and cool enough to enjoy summertime-like outdoor activities, such as swimming in the sea and sunbathing in the sandy beach. Despite the weather, winter is an attractive time to travel to China since all places will be less crowded and you can enjoy all services at lower prices.

If you want to experience the snow and witness some mind-boggling winter landscapes in December, try heading for Harbin in the north of China for the stunning snowy scenery, magnificent ski resorts, and of course the annual International Ice and Snow Festival. If you would like to relax in a warmer place, you could absolutely go to South China where the weather is far milder in winter. You can take advantage of the weather to enjoy the sunshine & beaches in Sanya, the picturesque Li River by a cruise in Guilin, the Portuguese historic heritages in Macau and the best rate for a shopping spree around Christmas in Hong Kong as well as an adventure to the Yunnan and Guizhou for discovery of the minority culture. For special events in winter, China’s grandest Spring Festival is fantastic to anticipate, but you are not advised to travel to China during that time when the country welcomes the globe's biggest migrating pilgrimages annually.

WINTER

China Tours 2021

Our Private No-Shopping China tour packages introduce you the cultural and natural beauty of the country. With 100% customizable itineraries, you could enjoy your discovery in China the best way you want it to be. Plus the culturally immersive activities arranged, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

Best China Tours for Spring 2021

The warming-up spring is a fantastic time to enjoy a refreshing tour of China. Here below list some of the most popular routes offering inspirations for your spring vacation tour 2021. You could find one that meets your travel interests or customize it into your own unique trip.

Generally, spring in China lasts from March to May, which is one of the most comfortable and fascinating seasons of a year. Warm wind brings soothing air to most parts of China except the northernmost areas, while gentle sprinkles nourish the earth and create more moisture. Everything seems to revive in spring: trees sprouting with new greens, various flowers blooming in bright colors and fragrance, and birds chirping in great delight. All the benefits make spring the best period to have some outdoor activities and wild adventures.

Apart from Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, there are plenty of destinations and attractions else worthy going in spring. It warms up early in Hangzhou and Suzhou, where you can seize the moment to admire the revitalizing natural beauty of the lakefronts and gardens. Or you can delve deeper into rural China to see the spring cultivation with the marvelous rice terraces. Fabulous festivals and celebrations also take place in spring across China, such as the mind-blowing pony fair in Luoyang and Water-Splashing Festival of Dai minorities in Yunnan.

Best China Tours for Summer 2021

Full of vigor and sunshine, summer is a season ideal for sightseeing in any places of China. Embark on our handpicked China tours for summer of 2021, and anticipate a lifetime experience wrapping up the world heritage sites like Great Wall, Forbidden City and Terracotta Army. Or enjoy meeting the adorable giant pandas, relaxing Yangtze cruise and mountain adventure as well as countryside leisure. Or share with us your idea and we will work out the best itinerary based on your preferences.

Summer in China spans from June to August, while it may last longer in southern and middle parts. Since the average temperature is overall above 20℃ (68℉), people of whole country is indulged in the pleasure of wearing light with t-shirts and shorts, while there is still a big temp difference between day and night in north and west China. Mountains are thickly coated with verdure of plantations, and the sunny days create good opportunities for outdoor excursions. Generous summer showers bring China’s major rivers and lakes the yearly flood season, especially the Yangtze and plateau lakes.

Though it might be a bit hot in some parts of China, summer is a wonderful time to see the captivating natural landscapes like the mighty Yangtze River, Yellow Mountain, Zhangjiajie and Guilin. Moreover, summer is an unbeatably favorable period to visit the stunners in north and west of the country, including the picturesque grassland of Inner Mongolia, ancient Silk Road destinations (Zhangye, Dunhaung and Jiayuguan) and also the alpine lakes and snow mountains in Tibet.

Best China Tours for Autumn 2021

Autumn is a wonderful season to see every part of China, when travelers will be rewarded with the most comfortable climate of the year, with cool temperature, clear sky, light breeze and fall foliage. The most amazing thing about being in China in the autumn is that you could spend a great deal of time out of doors at ease. It would be great autumn pleasure to admire the outdoor beauty for leaf-peeing, mountain hiking as well as natural park exploration. Hereunder are our top China tours 2020 to fulfill your anticipation for an autumn adventure.

The autumn in China begins from September and lasts till the end of the November. The weather in autumn is mild and favorable to visit most of the touristic places across the country. You will not feel the summer heat nor the winter chill, but a cool and dry weather throughout the month. Towards November, the days are getting shorter and much cooler in the north and central parts of China, but travelers could still enjoy roaming around with lots comfort.

Autumn boasts endless discoveries when it comes to talking about natural beauty and festival experience. Fascinating fall foliage could be enjoyed from early September through late November, while the best colors of nature could be found in many scenic spots, such as Beijing Great Wall, Yellow Mountain, Jiuzhaigou Valley, Three Gorges of Yangtze River, Yuanyang Rice Terrace and Xinjiang Kanas Nature Reserve. If you are fond of adventures, you could also embark on a hiking trip in Zhangjiajie, or make a journey along the ancient Silk Road and even extends it to the holy Tibet. In search of the best vacation paradise which lead you to discover some autumn pleasure and leisure, you can go to Dali, Lijiang, Yangshuo and old towns near Suzhou. Autumn also sees quite a few big holidays and festivals in China. For example, the Mid-Autumn Festival would be a big tribute to your autumn adventure itself, while the week-long National Holiday from Oct. 1 – 7 should be avoided due to the tremendous domestic tourist crowds.

Best China Tours for Winter 2021

Do not let the cold winter in China prevent you from exploring this marvelous country! From December to February, winter in China is the envy of the world whether it is a white snow paradise in the north, or a warm tropical zone in the south. The country is home to some world-class snowfall and warm getaways, and there are a myriad of fun activities and natural spectacles that can only be enjoyed during this season. Lower cost and fewer tourists creates an even smoother experience than ever. We have compiled a couple of most classic travel routes for people planning to visit China during winter.

Since China has a territory of vast expanse, winter weather may set in early or late varied in different regions. In northern cities like Beijing and Harbin, it could be really chilly and the temperature usually drops below freezing in winter, but there will be great chances to see the amazing snow views. However, the weather in south China can be far and cool enough to enjoy summertime-like outdoor activities, such as swimming in the sea and sunbathing in the sandy beach. Despite the weather, winter is an attractive time to travel to China since all places will be less crowded and you can enjoy all services at lower prices.

If you want to experience the snow and witness some mind-boggling winter landscapes in December, try heading for Harbin in the north of China for the stunning snowy scenery, magnificent ski resorts, and of course the annual International Ice and Snow Festival. If you would like to relax in a warmer place, you could absolutely go to South China where the weather is far milder in winter. You can take advantage of the weather to enjoy the sunshine & beaches in Sanya, the picturesque Li River by a cruise in Guilin, the Portuguese historic heritages in Macau and the best rate for a shopping spree around Christmas in Hong Kong as well as an adventure to the Yunnan and Guizhou for discovery of the minority culture. For special events in winter, China’s grandest Spring Festival is fantastic to anticipate, but you are not advised to travel to China during that time when the country welcomes the globe's biggest migrating pilgrimages annually.

China Travel FAQs

What is the best time to visit China?

As a vast nation, the weather varies greatly from north to south and east to west. But generally speaking, the best time for travelling in China falls in Spring and Autumn as summer can be hot and winter is chilly. Thanks to China's large area, there are wonderful places to explore in summer like Tibet, Silk Road cities, and Shangri-La in Yunnan. Winter as well enjoys fantastic views and what’s even better, all places tend to be quieter with lower prices. For the top cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai, anytime of the year is a wonderful time to visit as there is less impact to weather conditions.

What are the top travel destinations in China?

For first time travelers, the top 3 destinations of Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are must-sees to discover the nation’s ancient history as well as its modern atmosphere. Leisurely Yangtze River Cruises and the magnificent Guilin, known for its breathtaking sceneries, are chosen by 70% of first time travelers. Pandas are one of the rarest animals with their distinctive features awaiting fans in Chengdu making a wonderful family trip, and so much more. You could view Plan A China Trip and get inspired to plan your own dream trip.

How long to stay for a China trip?

For a brief China experience of Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai, 8 days is sufficient. If you have a longer holiday of 10-15 days, Guilin with its stunning karst pinnacles, a relaxing Yangtze Cruise, the Chengdu pandas and the delicious Sichuan cuisine will enrich a wonderful stay in China. You need to simply let us know your travel interests and approximate travel length, and dates and our travel experts will customize the best trip for you tailoring to your wishes and needs.

Do I need a visa to visit China?

Yes, citizens of most countries need a visa to come to China except those from these 3 countries(Singapore, Japan and Brunei) as they meet the 15 Days Visa Free Exemption. China also has launched 72-hour Visa Free Transit Policy in many major cities like Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Guilin, Chongqing, etc. and 144-hour Visa Free Transit Policy in four regions revolving around Shanghai-Jiangsu-Zhejiang, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, Guangdong Province and Liaoning Province. For more visa questions and preparations, please check China Visas.

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