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Our China tours have been carefully created to uncover the real China, combining sightseeing with activities and cultural experiences. Enjoy the unique sights, sounds, tastes and smells of the vast and compelling country that is China. Whether you're a young adventurer, an energetic family or a laid-back traveller, our small group China tours and private, tailor-made China holidays will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

From the hustle and bustle of China's capital Beijing, to the must see sites like the Terracotta Army & Great Wall, to the stunning landscapes and rich cultural history, this truly amazing country will captivate and enthral even the most seasoned traveller.

Our range of Shoestring China tours offer the best value for money travel you can find, and perfectly combine sightseeing with active adventure, tailored to the younger more adventurous and fun loving traveller.

Our tailor-made China holidays allow you to set the pace, pick the route and choose the budget. We'll work with you to design the perfect China holiday and take away all the stress and pressure of booking your once in a life time adventure holiday to China.

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3 Tours | From $509 p/p

Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

China

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Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 7 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 0, L - 0, D - 0

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Sprawling Beijing, sunrise on the Great Wall of China, swimming in crystal clear lagoons, beautiful rural landscapes of Hangzhou, bamboo for...


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$509(p/p)

Duration:

25 Days

Country(ies):

China

Tour Type:

Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 7 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 0, L - 0, D - 0

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Bright lights of Hong Kong, active adventure in Yangshuo, cute Pandas, the Terracotta Warriors, Kung Fu monks of Shaolin, bustling Beijing &...


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$1499(p/p)

Duration:

15 Days

Country(ies):

China

Tour Type:

Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 7 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 0, L - 0, D - 0

Highlights:

Bright lights of Hong Kong, active adventure in Yangshuo, rural landscapes of Fujian, cute Pandas, the Terracotta Warriors, Kung Fu monks of...


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$999(p/p)

TOUR REVIEWS

Took care of every single detail from prior to our arrival in Cario until we we're dropped of at the airport a week later. Our hotels, tours, meals, and tour group we're all wonderful. Our tour guide was wonderful!
The price was great and the people wonderful!

Everything about the trip was thought through, fine-tuned , and marvelous. From Ant Horribin helping us arrange the trip, to rep Waled Ali, and our guide Big Mo, we could not have asked for a better team. Our sincere thanks to them.

I liked the fact we were met at the airport and helped thru customs and getting a visa and then upon leaving taken to where we needed to go. Its always tough to figure out where everything is in a foreign airport when you do not travel much
Everything was great. Our guide was very knowledgeable and liked that we were interested in what he was telling us. We were lucky to be in a group with like minded people who also wanted to stay in places longer of which our guide accommodated. Only negative thing was the sitting train. Best to just take the flying option. Train was not bad but has no services, no alcohol, and breakfast was all carbs and an egg. Egypt really seems to like their breads and pastries....

Anthony has been a pleasure to work with and when he is not available, other members of the team respond in a timely manner. I have booked a total of 6 trips since December 2013 and plan to book more to fill my bucket list.

Encounters Travel did such a superb job in organizing this tour. I had never heard of them before going on the Maldives Magic tour, however now I will recommend them to friends/family and use them for my future planned trips.
Our tour is what made the trip that much more memorable. Rather than being plopped at a westernized resort, we were able to get a taste of how the locals live, eat and entertain themselves. We stayed in quaint guesthouses on the islands amongst the locals, ate authentic Maldivian cuisine (one day even with a Maldivian family who made us breakfast), and viewed a traditional dance/singing performance which was absolutely delightful. This was a trip of a lifetime that I will never forget.

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