China

The sheer magnitude of the world's third largest nation with 5,000 years of history is brought down to human scale by the sight of an old woman pushing a wooden cabbage cart or the 8,000 life-sized Terra Cotta Warriors. China offers travelers a wealth of adventures and one-of-a-kind experiences. From sparkling Macau, the Las Vegas of China, to the holy temples of Beijing, China holds surprises at every turn.  Touring China is an experience you'll never forget, let a discount China tour package from Friendly Planet help take you there!

Tours & Packages to China

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A Taste of China
Historical Beijing & the Great Wall, Xi'an & the Terra Cotta Army, plus futuristic Shanghai; optional extensions: Yangtze Cruise, Hong Kong & Chengdu
10 days  •  from $2099 $1799
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + flights
Best of China & Yangtze Cruise
Shanghai & 4 nt Deluxe Yangtze River cruise, plus Guilin, Xi'an & Beijing. Stay in 5 star hotels throughout; optional extensions to Hong Kong or Tibet
16 days  •  from $4099 $3699
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + cruise + flights
Singapore & Hong Kong Adventure
East meets West in Hong Kong, plus experience the melting pot of Singapore; explore independently with flights, hotel & city tours included
10 days  •  from $2399 $2099
per person, double occupancy*
dates independent stay + flights

Rave Reviews

WOW!! We cannot begin to convey how amazing our trip was. David Bai, our tour guide, was fantastic, accommodating and overall phenomenal. The food, hotels, and all arrangements were wonderfully trouble-free. We will highly recommend China and already planning our next Friendly Planet tour. Thank you for a most memorable holiday!

Wendy & Bruce Longman, New Port Richey, FL
A Taste of China

We just returned from Friendly Planet's "Taste of China" tour and we are two incredibly satisfied travelers-it was fabulous. Although we've been fortunate enough to travel pretty extensively in our lives, this was our first experience with Friendly Planet and our first trip to Asia. We've barely been back in the states for 48 hours and we've already converted our families into Friendly Planet fans via our "Taste of China" travel tales. We must tell you that National Guide, David Bai, runs an absolutely excellent tour. David is personable, exceptionably knowledgeable and is careful to keep things lighthearted and fun, all of the essential ingredients for magnificent group travel. He went above and beyond to ensure that we enjoyed a unique and memorable experience and for that, we are grateful. We're already thinking about returning for the "Best of China" tour and hope that David can be our guide. Local guides, Alan (Shanghai) and Susan (Xi'an) were wonderful as well, taking extra care to answer all of our questions and it was obvious that all three of our guides took extreme pride in introducing their country to us. The hotels were fantastic (particularly the Grand Mercure in Xi'an) and the food was delicious and plentiful - no one ever left hungry. Every restaurant that our guides took us to was great and almost all were filled with locals, so we really felt like we were experiencing the "inside scoop" as far as cuisine was concerned. We feel as though we received amazing value for our money and returned home with a deeper appreciation for travel, a greater understanding of another culture and new friends halfway around the world. What more could you ask for?

Nicole Zuchelli and Zack Graham, Los Angeles, CA
A Taste of China

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