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Dali Custom Tours

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Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage

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Xian: Terracotta Warriors Day Tour

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Located amid breathtaking natural landscapes in China’s historic and culture-rich Yunnan province, Dali and Shaxi are two heritage towns that provide a glimpse into a prosperous and intriguing bygone era. Positioned in Southern China, close to the border with Myanmar, the area is known for its Bai cultural heritage, one of 56 ethnic groups recognised …

Tibet is a sacred place and abundant of holy peaks. Among them, Mount Kailash (6638 meters) is revered as the holiest destination of pilgrimage to Tibetans. Attracted by breathtaking mountain scenery and palpable sense of holiness in this particular region, numerous tourists and believers flock to Darchen (4675 meters) to have a try of the ultimate 3-day kora …

On this day tour of Xian delve into China’s illustrious ancient history, from a legendary army of life-sized Terracotta Warriors to a museum dubbed the “Treasure Chest of Ancient China.” Xian is where China’s self-proclaimed first Emperor united the warring states of The Middle Kingdom. On this day tour of the city you will come …

The Silk Road remains one of the world’s most legendary journeys, full of dusty desert roads and ancient towns immortalized in the accounts of Marco Polo. Desert landscapes stretch out seemingly endlessly along this ancient crossroads of civilization, broken up only by occasional oasis settlements. The legacy of this trade route has shaped the region’s …

Once the financial capital of China’s last emperors, the Qing, Pingyao’s claim to tourism fame comes from none other than famed director Zhang Yimou. He immortalized its perfectly-preserved Chinese architecture in his film Raise the Red Lantern. Amateur photographers and videographers have been wandering Pingyao streets, shutters snapping, ever since. The Datong – Pingyao itinerary will take …

Step into a classical scroll painting in Guilin, whose harmonious landscape has inspired the brushstrokes of traditional Chinese landscape paintings for centuries. From the calm waters of the Li River, set against a backdrop of dramatic karst peaks, to the mesmerizing manmade tiers of the Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terraces, Guilin is full of stunning scenery. …

Set at an altitude of 3200 metres and blessed by stunning countryside consisting of snow-capped mountains, glistening lakes and verdant pastures, the beautiful natural surroundings spell adventure and exploration on the doorstep of Shangri La. If culture and history is more for you, the atmospheric old town, restored after a devastating fire in 2014, provides …

Experience Tibet and the magical splendors that exist in the Tibetan traditional regions of Kham and Amdo. Gain insight into Tibetan culture, customs and traditions while enjoying extraordinary horse festivals in Yushu and Litang. Horse festivals are the most famous and popular events in Tibet as they are the only ones that encourage full family …

Immerse yourself in Beijing’s imperial past; where emperors ruled, concubines fluttered their fans, and eunuchs schemed for over half a millennium. From practicing taiji in the shade of one of China’s most iconic temples to leaving the crowds behind and enjoying privileged access to the Forbidden City’s Chonghua Palace, this private day tour of Beijing will take …

Ascend to the peaks of Yellow Mountain to view a sea of soft clouds stretching out below you. Adorned with pine trees and stone-carved steps dating back more than a thousand years, this mountain is a monument of classic Chinese beauty. The mist-swathed peaks of Huangshan are an elegant Chinese scroll painting come to life. …