China, a distinctive, eccentric, captive nation possesses a wealth of adventure for the avid traveller. Most of our holidays include the vast and aspiring capital city Beijing and whether you start your tour here or end your tour here, you cannot fail to be impressed by Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City and the mystic they hold.
Explore offers a comprehensive programme to China. From family adventures where you can watch Kung Fu, discover sacred caves and bamboo raft, to holidays that sample the highlights of this incredible country, to journeys whisking you across Central Asia and epic rail odysseys. Walk the Great Wall, or enjoy China in style. Travel on the splendour of the Yangtse, or visit the Terracotta Warriors in Xian. Revisit China’s ancient dynasties, attempt to use chop sticks, learn about the endangered pandas at the Research Centre in Chengdu or join in the celebrations at the Harbin Ice Festival and Chinese New Year. Whatever you decide, a holiday to China with Explore is sure to be memorable and rewarding.
You can explore China on its own or combine it with a handful of other countries. Follow the fabled Silk Road across China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, take the railroad to Lhasa, link Beijing with North Koryo, or journey on our rail odyssey from Beijing to Saigon.