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Build your own China trip

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China experiences tailored to you

  • Personalised travel advice

  • In-destination support

  • ABTOT & ATOL financial protection

A land where old collides spectacularly with new, China is full of surprises. Our China holidays will take you wandering down cobbled lanes lit by twinkling red lanterns, or through vibrant green rice-paddies. You’ll meet mountain communities and nomadic monks, walk the famous Great Wall and sip cocktails against a backdrop of glinting skyscrapers. There are endless adventures to be found.

panda eating bamboo

Bite-sized trips, itineraries or tailor made trips

We have an exciting range of meaningful bite-sized trips bursting with meaningful experiences. Our bite-sized trips include transport, accommodation, and experiences and are typically 2-5 days in length. You can choose from our flexible bite-sized trips to create your own bespoke holiday or get inspired with one of our ready-made China itineraries.

Our travel specialists are destination experts and can advise you on the best routes and what to do whilst you are there. Get in touch with our team to start planning your dream China holiday.

A peek at our China experiences

We love sharing our top spots in China! Browse our bite-sized trips to create your own holiday to China or pick from our ready-made itineraries.

Bite-sized trip

At the Foot of the Himalayas

  • Lijiang - Zhongdian
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £125 per person (excluding flights)
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Discover Mighty China

  • Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Yangshuo - Ping'an - Hong Kong
  • 17 days / 16 nights (flexible)
  • From £2,255 per person (excluding flights)
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rice paddies

China by Train

  • Shanghai - Beijing - Great Wall of China - Pingyao - Xian - Terracotta Army - Chengdu - Yangshuo - Hong Kong
  • 18 days / 17 nights (flexible)
  • From £2,058 per person (excluding flights)
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Putuoshan…The Island that Time Forgot

  • Shanghai - Putuoshan - Shanghai
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £315 per person (excluding flights)
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Bite-sized trip

Skyscrapers of Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £398 per person (excluding flights)
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China in Style

  • Beijing - Great Wall of China - Xian - Terracotta Army - Shanghai - Hong Kong
  • 10 days / 9 nights (flexible)
  • From £2,088 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

  • Peace of mind

  • Knowledgeable travel specialists

  • Responsible travel

Peace of mind

Book with confidence, knowing that our holidays are ABTOT protected. And for added peace of mind, we can arrange your ATOL protected flights too. Booking everything under one roof means we can take care of any flight changes and tweak your itinerary, so you don’t need to worry.

Knowledgeable travel specialists

Our knowledgeable travel specialists will help you piece together your independent and stress-free China holiday. They’ll take the hassle away by personalising a unique itinerary that ticks all of your boxes. You’ll even have 24/7 support from our local partners while you’re away.

Responsible travel

Our holidays are designed to make good things happen, for you and the places you visit. We believe that tourism can be a force for good, so we strive to preserve and support local communities wherever we go. In Thailand, you’ll stay in locally-run accommodation and get closer to the culture, nature, and the people that make the country what it is. Whether it’s staying in a Naxi village surrounded by crystal clear lakes or winding your way through centuries-old temples with a local guide.

group in China

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.

travellers at great wall

Other destinations in Asia

Visit other countries in Asia with Rickshaw Travel like Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.