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Tailor-made China holidays

Good things happen when we travel

Experience China on an original tailored tour

  • Genuine local experiences

  • Hand-picked accommodation

  • 24-7 in-destination support

A land where the ancient collides spectacularly with futuristic, China is a vast nation full of surprises. Our travel specialists are here to share their first-hand China knowledge, and to create a holiday you won’t soon forget.

Stroll down cobbled lanes lit by twinkling red lanterns, then gaze in awe at gigantic skyscrapers piercing the night sky. Meet mountain communities and Buddhist monks, walk the famous Great Wall and hike the spectacular Yellow Mountains. There are endless adventures to be found on a Rickshaw China holiday.

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Pick your itinerary or build your own

All of our China holidays are tailor-made and fully flexible, but to give you some inspiration we’ve created a range of original itineraries, alongside our unique bite-sized trips which allow you to build your own ideal itinerary.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help.

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A peek at our China experiences

Here are a few of our favourite itineraries and bite-sized trips to get things going.

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At the Foot of the Himalayas

  • Lijiang - Zhongdian
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 120.- per person
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Discover Mighty China

  • Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Yangshuo - Ping'an - Hong Kong
  • 17 days / 16 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,735.- per person (excluding flights)
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China by Train

  • Shanghai - Beijing - Great Wall of China - Pingyao - Xian - Terracotta Army - Chengdu - Yangshuo - Hong Kong
  • 18 days / 17 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,495.- per person (excluding flights)
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Putuoshan…The Island that Time Forgot

  • Shanghai - Putuoshan - Shanghai
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 210.- per person
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Skyscrapers of Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 335.- per person
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China in Style

  • Beijing - Great Wall of China - Xian - Terracotta Army - Shanghai - Hong Kong
  • 10 days / 9 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,550.- per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our China specialist, Rob

“I was lucky enough to travel across China for two months and the more I explored, the more I loved; from its ancient towns to its futuristic cities. My top highlight has to be the mountainous scenery of Yunnan.”

Travel Specialist Rob
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Why book with Rickshaw Travel

✔ Original holiday experiences

From the remote lakes of Jiuzhaigou to the cobbled lanes of Lijiang, our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary. Small-scale accommodation, unique regional experiences, and the flexibility to tailor-make things just for you.


✔ Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure.


✔ Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout, full ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.

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More China information and inspiration

Looking to discover more about travelling to China? Our travel blog has lots of helpful information and inspiration for a truly meaningful holiday to China. Check out some of our blogs below to get started. 

Rickshaw brings you closer

China has some pretty big-hitters when it comes to famous spots – The Great Wall, Beijing and the Terracotta Army spring to mind. But we love to get off the well-trodden path too and bring you to lesser-explored corners and communities too.

Our travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to China. They have first-hand experience and top tips and recommendations to help you plan an unforgettable trip. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.


Travel with impact

When you travel with Rickshaw to China, we want to make sure you really get to know the culture and communities. In order to do this we try to use small-scale hotels, guesthouses, and lodges with responsible credentials so that the money you spend flows directly back to the local people and benefits the country as a whole. We maintain fair prices so we can pay a fair wage to hoteliers, guides and drivers. Our goal is that you have a memorable and meaningful experience. It is our job to ensure that this experience is as sustainable and responsible as possible.

Practical information about China

Our destination specialists have put together all the information to help you plan your trip to China and travel with ease. Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to the best time to travel to China.

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