Customer posing with local woman

Why Rickshaw

Travel with meaning through China as you stay in a traditional hotel in the heart of the hutongs, a Tibetan guest house or in a countryside retreat by the banks of the Yulong river. At Rickshaw Travel we specialise in small-scale, authentic accommodation full of local flavour and independent trips that bring you closer to the people of China.

  • Learn the art of Chinese cuisine at a cooking class in Dali
  • Wander through the winding streets of the Beijing hutongs
  • Discover remote nomadic villages in China's wild west

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Join them together to build your own, unique itinerary


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Where we've combined our favourite trips for you

  • locals walking under green trees in shaxi

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