Private luxury tours in China and Hong Kong

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Luxury China tours

Discover China
(9 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai


Essence of China
(19 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Shanghai & Suzhou, Lijiang, Hong Kong


Highlights of China & Hong Kong
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai & Suzhou, Hong Kong


Luxuries of China
(12 Days)
Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing & Great Wall


Exclusive China
(15 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Lijiang, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong


Three Cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong
(11 Days)
Shanghai, Beijing & Great Wall, Hong Kong


China for Families
(14 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Lijiang, Hong Kong


Culinary Tour of China
(13 Days)
Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong


China: Past & Present
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Guilin & Yangshuo, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai


Journey Through China
(20 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Zhongdian, Hangzhou, Shanghai


Treasures of Yunnan
(9 Days)
Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Zhongdian


Beijing & Shanghai
(8 Days)

Hong Kong in Depth
(5 Days)

Hiking & Biking in China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Guilin & Yangshuo, Lijiang, Hong Kong



Luxury Tibet Tours
Introduction to Tibet
(4 Days)
Lhasa



Multi-country Tours
Best of the Himalayas: Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet
(13 Days)
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Kathmandu, Lhasa


Best of Japan & China
(14 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai & Suzhou


China & Thailand
(15 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Guilin & Yangshuo, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Bangkok, Chiang Mai


Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong


Three Capitals: Tokyo, Seoul & Beijing
(11 days)
Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing & Great Wall


Southeast Asia in Style
(21 Days)
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Golden Triangle, Bangkok


Contemporary Art of China

(13 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Beijing, Great Wall, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai, Hong Kong

China has one of the most exciting art and architecture scenes in the world today, with emerging artists playing off traditional culture and bold new construction rising next to ancient landmarks.

This private luxury tour combines the best of the new and the old, with private touring of select art gallery districts, private art collections and noteworthy recent architecture, as well as ancient temples, imperial palaces, Art Deco buildings, rustic villages, local markets and stunning landscapes.

Begin in Beijing, China’s centuries-old capital and the heart of the country’s burgeoning contemporary art scene. With your private guide and driver, explore the leading gallery districts and visit impressive new buildings designed by world-renowned architects, such as the "Bird's Nest" Olympic Stadium. Tour imperial masterpieces such as the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace. Travel by rickshaw down the narrow hutongs (lanes) of a traditional residential neighborhood. Visit markets specializing in pearls, silk, food and furniture. Dine on traditional specialties at favorite family-run restaurants, and enjoy reservations at Beijing’s most sophisticated restaurants.

Next, take a private excursion to one of the most impressive sections of the Great Wall. Continue to the Commune by the Great Wall, and spend one special night in this award-winning complex designed by 12 of Asia’s leading contemporary architects. Tour several of the villas as well as the private collection of contemporary Chinese art housed on site.

Spend a few days in Guilin, home to some of China's most breathtaking scenery. Cruise the Li River to Yangshuo— China’s most beautiful river journey—passing through a storied landscape of limestone peaks and rice paddies. Take a motorized rickshaw tour along the backroads of the picturesque region, exploring local villages with your private guide and driver. Stay in the Hotel of Modern Art, a Relais & Chateaux property and private, open-air sculpture museum set among craggy hills immortalized in countless Chinese ink paintings.

Continue to Shanghai, China’s most stylish and modern city. Enjoy private touring with a resident expert on the city’s architectural history and contemporary cultural scene. Tour Art Deco, colonial-era and other interesting buildings old and new along the Bund, and in the French Concession, Pudong and other districts. Visit the best local galleries in a city that is becoming a must-see for contemporary art lovers, and stop in up-and-coming neighborhoods filled with design shops and stylish new restaurants. Tour some of China’s best museums, including the Shanghai Museum. Visit Shanghai’s old town to sample dumplings and sweets, and have tea at the city’s oldest teahouse. Also, enjoy reservations at the city’s leading restaurants—some of the best in China. If desired, also take an excursion to nearby Suzhou to visit the new I.M. Pei-designed Suzhou Museum and the new stroll gardens and parks along the waterfront at Jinji Lake.

Next, fly to Hong Kong, one of the most beautiful cities in Asia. During private touring with local expert guides, gain an insider’s perspective on the city’s architectural masterpieces, and tour one of the finest private collections of contemporary Chinese art in the world. Also, visit select art galleries and antique shops, gain access to a private dining club with its own acclaimed contemporary Chinese art collection, explore markets and traditional food shops, and browse boutiques in the fashionable Soho district.

This tour can be fully customized according to your interests and schedule.

 

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Beijing
Arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Beijing
Full-day private city tour
Day 3 Beijing
Full-day private city tour
Day 4 Beijing - Great Wall
Private excursion to Great Wall for overnight
Day 5 Great Wall - Beijing - Guilin
Transfer to Beijing for flight to Guilin for 2 nights. Afternoon private tour
Day 6 Guilin & Yangshuo
Full-day touring along Li River to Yangshuo. Afternoon private tour of villages
Day 7 Guilin - Shanghai
Transfer and flight to Shanghai for 3 nights
Day 8 Shanghai
Full-day private tour
Day 9 Shanghai
Full-day private tour in Shanghai or Suzhou
Day 10 Shanghai - Hong Kong
Transfer and flight to Hong Kong for 3 nights. Dinner and tour of private art collection
Day 11 Hong Kong
Full-day private tour, including morning with architecture expert
Day 12 Hong Kong
Morning private tour
Day 13 Depart Hong Kong
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Beijing: Opposite House, The Peninsula Beijing
or Aman at Summer Palace* (supplement applies)
Great Wall: Commune by the Great Wall
Guilin: Hotel of Modern Art
Shanghai: Park Hyatt Shanghai or Peninsula Shanghai
Hong Kong: Peninsula Hong Kong or Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Cost
Upon request Per person (double occupancy)

Optional surcharge for regional business class flights available upon request

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Commune Club (by Seung H-Sang), Commune by the Great Wall Furniture House (by Shigeru Ban), Commune by the Great Wall The spa at Commune by the Great Wall Hotel of Modern Art, Guilin Whampoa Club, Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai
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