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4-Hour Guangzhou Layover Bus Tour

Make use of a layover at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport by getting to know vibrant Guangzhou on a 4-hour, small-group sightseeing tour. Discover the best of this bustling metropolis by air-conditioned vehicle, and hear intriguing facts about its history and architecture from an expert guide. See top landmarks such as the Canton Tower and Canton Opera House, and visit the beautiful, 19th-century Chen Clan Academy to admire the ornate architecture, stone carvings and historical folk art. Conclude with some traditional Cantonese dim sum at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$29.99 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: Daxu Village and Crown Cave Along Li River from Guilin

Get a glimpse into local life as you explore the traditional villages and striking caves around Guilin on this 4-hour tour, including hotel pick-up. Watch the villagers go about their everyday lives as you tour the pretty village of Daxu and learn about local culture from your private guide. Then, keep your camera handy as you journey along the scenic Li River and stop to see one of Guilin’s natural wonders – the Crown Cave, famed for its dramatic stalagmites and stalactites.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full-Day Bus Tour: Longji Rice Terraces and Local Minority Villages

Get an insight into local lifestyles that’s impossible without a guide on this day trip to the Longji rice terraces. Discover the unique culture of the Yao women, with their impossibly long hair, soak up stunning rice terrace views, enjoy a local lunch, and hike the “Dragon’s Backbone” through Zhuang and Yao villages. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$80.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$80.00 USD

Private Guangzhou City Tour by Metro and Public Boat

See Guangzhou’s highlights in one day and experience the city like a local on a 7-hour private trip by metro and public boat. Using public transport makes for easy exploring while providing real insight into city life. See the Five Rams statue, visit the Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, enjoy a Pearl River cruise to the Canton Tower, and more. A dim sum lunch, selected entrance fees and transport included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$39.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Mini Group Day Tour: Longji Rice Terraced Fields and Minority Villages Tour

Discover the spectacular beauty and local cultures of the Longji Rice Terraces on a full-day tour from Guilin. Take in Huangluo Yao village to learn about the Yao and Zhuang peoples that have cultivated these rice terraces for more than 800 years. Have lunch in the village and taste bamboo rice, a specialty dish cooked in a bamboo stalk. Then ascend the mountain to visit Ping’an village and take a walk through the Longji Rice Terraces. Photo ops abound in this stunning region — keep your camera handy!
  • Duration: 1 day
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$115.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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All Inclusive Private Kaiping Day Trip from Guangzhou

If you have time for one day trip from Guangzhou, make it the watchtowers of Kaiping. These multi-story towers (diaolous) were built as flood refuges, forts and residences from medieval to modern times, with the later ones incorporating Western architectural styles. On this private 10-hour trip, visit these castle-like buildings at Zili village, explore ornamental Liuyuan Garden, and see Chikan Old Town’s east-meets-west architecture. Includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$119.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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2-Day Private Danxia Mountain and Nanhua Monastery Tour From Guangzhou by Bullet Train

Experience three of China’s wonders — Danxian Mountain Geopark, Nanhua Monastery, and the bullet train — in two days on this private trip from Guangzhou. Ride the high-speed train to Shaoguan in Guangdong Province, and soak in Danxian Geopark, a mountainous region dotted with natural rock spires and pinnacles. Plus, visit the Nanhua Monastery, famous for its mummified-body-statue of 8th-century monk, Huineng. Overnight 4-star accommodation, round-trip bullet-train travel, guided visits, and select meals included.
  • Duration: 2 days
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$299.00 USD
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  • Duration: 2 days
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Danxia and Nanhua Monastery by Bullet Train from Guangzhou

Trade the frenetic energy of Guangzhou for two of the Guangdong Province’s most beautiful and peaceful attractions on this full-day, private tour. Your tour begins bright and early when you meet your guide at your hotel and transfer to Guangzhou South station. Hop aboard a bullet train and head first to Danxia Mountain: a region renowned for its ruggedly beautiful mountain scenery. Continue next to Nanhua Temple, a significant Buddhist landmark, before stopping for lunch and then returning to Guangzhou.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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3-Night Guilin with Li River Cruise and Longji Rice Terraces

Guilin, home to some of China’s most beautiful natural landscapes, begs to be explored. See the highlights of the city and its surrounds on a 3-night tour, which includes pickup and drop-off at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport. Visit Longji Rice Terrace, explore the otherworldly Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), and discover Yangshuo following a cruise on the Li River. All entrance fees and activities, and meals as per itinerary are included, however accommodation costs are not.
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Duration: 4 days
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4-Day Zhangjiajie Discovery Tour

Home to the Wulingyuan Scenic Area—a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its jagged sandstone mountains, mist-shrouded vistas, and many caves—Zhangjiajie is frequently described as one of China’s most beautiful corners. This seamless, 4-day itinerary takes all the hassle out of visiting the area, and offers enough time see the region’s top sights. Visit Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, ascend Tianmen Mountain by cable car, explore Huangshi Village, and much more. Transit, entrance fees, hotel accommodation, and select meals are all included.
  • Duration: 4 days
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$402.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Shenzhen Private Tour with Dapeng Fortress

Stop by the main highlights of Shenzhen on this 8-hour tour, including round-trip transport and a traditional Chinese lunch. Visit the Fairy Lake Botanical Gardens, the Hong Fa Buddhist Temple, the Xi’an Ancient City Wall, and the Dapeng Fortress. Get acquainted with the city, and learn about its history from your guide along the way.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Guangzhou City Sightseeing Day Tour

See Guangzhou’s major sights in the space of a single day on this introductory tour. Meet your guide directly at your accommodation: traveling around the city in an air-conditioned vehicle makes for a seamless way to explore. With just a small group for company, venture to the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, explore Yuexiu Park and its famed Five Rams Sculpture, see the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees—a significant Buddhist landmark—and much more.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Cultural Tour: Foshan Day Trip from Guangzhou

Discover China’s craft-making heritage on this private full-day tour from Guangzhou to Foshan, famous for its exquisite ceramics. Keep your camera to hand as you visit the landmark Foshan Ancestral Temple, decorated with locally made furnishings and ornaments. After a typical Chinese lunch (included), visit the Nanfeng Ancient Furnace to watch a traditional pottery demonstration and have a go at spinning the pottery wheel. Finally, admire the beautiful handicrafts on sale at the Shiwan Art Ceramics Market and perhaps buy a unique souvenir to take home with you. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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4-Day-3-Night Zhangjiajie Private panoramic Tour Package

Let your private guide take the planning strain on this spectacular 4-day Zhangjiajie tour that focuses on the otherworldly landscapes of James Cameron’s Avatar. After free time in Zhangjiajie city, spend a day exploring Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a day in Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and at Baofeng Lake, and a day at Tianmen Mountain and the sandstone painting institute. Tour includes lunch, entrance fees, and private transfers, but excludes accommodation.
  • Duration: 4 days
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Guilin Longji Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Village Day Tour

Spend the day exploring the Longji Rice Terraces and learning about the local way of life during this 8-hour day trip from Guilin. Without the hassle of renting a car, this day trip is relaxing and educational. Pickup and drop-off from Guilin hotels, as well as a traditional Chinese lunch, are provided.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full Day Cultural Tour in Beijing: Chinese Calligraphy, Paper Cutting and Hutong Experience

Learn about China’s traditions on a half-day tour that takes place in one of Beijing’s old hutongs. Start with a morning tai chi lesson in Bell and Drum Tower Square, then ride through the hutong on a rickshaw for an intimate glimpse of the old ways of Beijing. Next, visit a local home where you learn the arts of paper cutting and Chinese calligraphy. You can also create your own Peking opera mask and fashion a giant panda from clay. Your tour includes lunch, activities and an informative guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$100.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Guangzhou Private Historical Highlights Tour with Dim Sum Lunch

Learn about the history of Guangzhou on this private 8-hour tour of the city, including round-trip transport and a dim sum lunch. Make stops at Chen Clan Academy, the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, and Shamian Island. Plus visit Yuexiu Park, and see the Five Rams Sculpture and Zhenhai Tower.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Longji Rice Terraces with the Dazhai Cable Car Private Day Tour

Longsheng County is within the Guilin area (prefecture), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Its main attraction is the Longji rice terraces ( Longji Titian), called Dragon Backbones by the locals. Also of interest are the hot springs and the small mountain villages among the wooded areas of trees and bamboos. Longji Terraced Field is located about 100km northeast of the downtown Guilin, about 2 hours' drive from Guilin. The rice terraces are built into the hillsides. Highlights: 1. Can drop off at the Guilin airport/train station/Yangshuo hotel at the end of the tour. 2. Can use the one way cable car and hiking down of the hill or round way cable car, no need to hiking.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Chengdu Giant Panda & Leshan Giant Buddha Private Day Tour

This fantastic private tour from Chengdu enables guests not only to visit the Panda Breeding Reserve to see these adorable animals up close, but also to see the Leshan Giant Buddha from land or water. Highlights: 1.See the great Leshan Buddha - one of the largest in the world2.Experience adorable real pandas up close
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$90.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Chengdu Giant Panda & Leshan Giant Buddha GROUP Day Tour

Visit two popular Chengdu attractions, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and the Leshan Giant Buddha, without the hassle of planning public transport or learning how to drive on local roads. On this small-group tour, watch giant pandas as they feed and play and marvel at the Giant Buddha, carved into the red limestone cliff centuries ago, without the noise and distractions of a large tour group.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Yao Mountain and Tea Plantation from Guilin

Delve into Guilin’s cultural and natural treasure chest during a private tour of the Yao Mountain and a verdant tea plantation. Ascend to the summit of Yao Mountain on a smooth cable car ride and absorb panoramic vistas of the scenery from the top. Gain fascinating insight into Chinese tea production during a tour of a plantation and sample freshly brewed green tea during an indigenous tea ceremony. Enjoy the convenience of private round-trip transportation and experience the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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1 Day Lijiang Old Towns World Cultural Heritage Tour

To truly experience the sights that gave Lijiang its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it pays to have a guide and driver. On this door-to-door private day tour, visit the Old Town of Lijiang, Black Dragon Pond Park, and the Museum of Naxi Dongba Culture then enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, head out of town to the Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village and Shuhe Ancient Town.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$104.00 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Day Tour of Guangzhou City Overview

Have only a limited amount of time to explore Guangzhou? This full-day, small-group tour offers a seamless way to discover many of the city’s key historical landmarks. Following pickup from your hotel, travel via air-conditioned vehicle to the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall: a striking example of historical Chinese architecture. Continue onward to Shamian Island (famed for its European-style buildings), the centuries-old Zenhai Tower, the soaring Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, and more. A traditional Cantonese lunch is also included in the itinerary.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon with Glass Bridge Private Day Tour

Enjoy the expertise of a private guide and the comfort of a private vehicle on this full-day tour of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, and Baofeng Lake. Your guide will show you the most photogenic spots in the Grand Canyon and on the Glass Bridge, accompany you on a boat ride, and escort you to a carefully chosen restaurant. Please note: all entrance fees are at your own expense.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$82.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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