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China Tours for Expats

China Tours for Expats

These China travel recommendations are especially for China expats. We understand that you're different from typical foreign tourists. Here we focus on travel opportunities for your long holidays in China and also provide short breaks from your China day-to-day. The tours we have selected for you feature amazing natural landscapes, authentic local culture, and interesting outdoor activities.

Our 20-year experience in customizing private tours for Westerners ensures a high-quality service. In this complicated COVID period, leave sorting out the travel restrictions and transport planning to us. Just enjoy your personalized trip and share your moments, which might make even your Chinese friends jealous!

Recommended Summer Tours

With the best-choice destinations for each season as a starting point, we can carefully customize each tour according to your interests. Here are the top recommended tours for this season or the incoming season.

the green forest and snow mountains
Xinjiang Surreal Summer 8-Day Xinjiang Tour with Ili River Valley
  • Sayram Lake and grasslands
  • Awesome ancient path hiking
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the grassland of Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia Grass & Sand 5-Day Grassland and Desert Tour with Nomadic Life Experience View more
drive a ATV in the river
Indulge in Summer Fun in the Karst Landscape 5-Day Dynamic Guilin and Yangshuo Tour View more

Recommended Summer Tours for Families

5-Day Guilin Family Tour
  • Explore the beautiful rural China
  • Outdoor activities
5-Day Beijing Family Tour
  • Special Forbidden City tour for kids 
  • Traditional hutong and modern Beijing
11-Day Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai
  • Top family itinerary
  • Experience China's countryside life together

Weekend Trips from Beijing and Around

The tours below give you some ideas for a weekend getaway from Beijing. From the world-famous Terra-Cotta Amy and the cultural heritage, Yungang Grottoes to the emperors' mountain resort or even the camping on the wild Great Wall, we are ready to design your short break.

Weekend Trips from Shanghai and Around

From cultural experiences to relaxation and adventure in nature, we offer colorful choices for your weekend trips from Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta region.

Weekend Trips from Guangzhou and Around

Enjoy authentic local cuisine, dive into culture and history, and relax in the beautiful scenery. Choose the right way to make the best of your weekends.

The Best City Escapes for Your Short Breaks

Want a time-smart tour for a weekend escape? No problem! Here are some recommendations for your short breaks. Well-designed must-see experiences will ensure you get the most out of your trip.

5-Day Guilin Tour with Moderate Hiking
  • Terraced fields Hike
  • outdoor activities in idyllic Yangshuo
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4-Day Dynamic Dali Tour with Hiking and Biking
  • Hiking on the Cangshan Mountain
  • Biking along Erhai Lake

Top-Rated China Expat Long-Holiday Tours

These tours are recommended for expats who have a 5-day (or more) holiday to fully enjoy one of the popular destinations of China or to explore some of its hidden treasures more deeply. All can be customized according to your needs.

12-Day Tour from Xi'an to Kashgar
  • Top China Silk Road Tour
  • Copy a sample mural of Mogao Caves
6-Day Sichuan Adventure Tour
  • Hometown of wild giant pandas
  • Landscape of ice and rock
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