China Tour Packages (2020)

Choose one of the China tour packages below to get your holiday started.

About China

China is a remarkable country that possesses many of the world’s ancient wonders. The Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world that is 21.19618 million metres, The Terracotta Army is the most extensive collection of live sized figurines that are 2,000 years old, and The Forbidden City is the largest ancient palaces in the world.

China is a vast land that is the third-largest in the world. With two-thirds made out of land, you will find a diverse landscape ranging from mountains, valleys and plains. The country also experiences a diverse climate from one place to another due to the magnitude of the land. Nonetheless, the country has four distinct seasons; winter, spring, summer and autumn.

Where can you visit in China?

China is home to many man-made and natural attractions that could be found at any corner of this 9.597 million square kilometres. Depending on the type of experiences you would like to have, some attractions are best seen during a particular season while some are breathtaking all year round. We round out some of the top attractions you should visit in China starting with The Bund, The Li River and Bifengxia Panda Base.

The Bund is famous for its tall skyscrapers that rise above the Huangpu River. It is an upscale location that offers some of the best hotels and dining areas in Shanghai.

The Li River, on the other hand, is a natural beauty that has many people flocking to this place in search of peace. The river is surrounded by hills, bamboo groves and farming villages.

Everyone knows that pandas originate from China. At Bifengxia Panda Base you will be able to see many giant pandas roaming free in their natural habitat. You can also get close to them by volunteering your services at the base.

For more places to visit in China, check out the Top China Attractions.

The China tour packages will include a list of top attractions that you will be visiting, so you don’t have to trouble yourself to plan out the itinerary. However, you will need to to go through the itinerary provided to ensure that is what you are looking for.

When should you travel to China?

The country offers a wide range of weather and temperatures from one region to another. The peak periods in China are during Spring and Summer when the climate is temperate and comfortable to travel around. This also means that there are many tourists and prices for all things are priced more expensive.

If you would like to escape the crowd and school holidays, you can opt to travel from February to April and September to October.

But with that said, some attractions are popular in distinct seasons only such as the Harbin Ice Festival that happens in January every year.

Though Chinese New Year is a massive festivity in China, it is the worst time to visit this country. The country becomes crowded, and many businesses are closed for at least two weeks for the Chinese New Year celebration.

Based on what you are looking for, most China tour packages will already include the best on-ground activities. You don’t have to trouble yourself with all the planning as that will be done for you to ensure you have a good time.

How do you move around in China?

China is a country with an advanced series of transportation. They have train services, busses, taxis and also bikes for hire.

For cross-province travels, we would suggest you take a flight as on-ground travels can take up to days. Buses services are also available to out of town journeys, but it can be hazardous due to some poor conditioned roads.

Trains rides are affordable and convenient in major cities in China. Not only do they have subways for internal city travels, but they have long-distance and bullet trains as well to enable you to reach your destination as fast as possible. As English is not their primary language, some signs are only available in Chinese.

All your transportation needs are already included in your China tour packages, so you don’t have to worry about the logistics. If you would like to stray out from the planned itinerary or during ‘Free & Easy’ days, you are advised to plan out your own transportation.

What is the recommended budget when you travel to China?

China’s cost of living is much more affordable compared to the United States and other European countries. And the price varies from cities to rural areas in China. Nonetheless, China is a great travel destination that doesn’t require you to break the bank for a comfortable trip. Here is a simple breakdown of the top expenditure categories in China:

  • Accommodation - To give you a rough estimate, a dorm bed in the capital of China is priced around ¥35 per night. A hotel room for two will range from ¥75 to ¥150 a night. Airbnbs are available in China; however, it can be tedious to report your stay with the local authorities before your visit.
  • Food - There are many places you can get food from supermarkets to street foods and restaurants. Do budget to spend ¥40 - ¥100 for meals.
  • Transport - Bike rentals are from ¥20 onwards. Taxi fares are from ¥60 onwards. Train tickets range from ¥22 to ¥555 for different services.
  • Others - Admission to the Forbidden City is from ¥40 to ¥60. However, there are plenty of local attractions that offer free admission so that you can save further on cost. A large pint of beer at the bar is at ¥ 5. As for shopping, there are plenty of choices of bags, clothes and shoes. Depending on the item and where you are getting it from, the prince ranges from ¥30 to ¥300.

The best part of signing up with the China tour package is that you don’t have to take note and worry about all these costs. Accommodation, meals and transportation costs are already included in the package. However, do prepare additional cash for shopping or your own activities outside of the planned itinerary.

How do you choose the right China tour package?

It is important to choose your packages carefully as there are plenty of China tour packages available. Before selecting a tour, it is best to narrow down the month you will be visiting, the budget and also locations that you would like to visit in the country.

Next step is to identify what type of trip you are looking for. Be it a family vacation, honeymoon, nature or a thrilling adventure. Do look through the itinerary as that will inform you if your trip will be packed or relaxing. If you have all these questions answered, you are on the right track of selecting the right China package for a wonderful holiday to China.

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