Private luxury tours in China

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Luxury China Tours

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

Introduction to China
(7 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai

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

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

Family Tour of China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Hong Kong in Depth
(6 Days)
Hong Kong & environs

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

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

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

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

Active China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Yangshuo, Longsheng, Guilin, Hong Kong

Journey Through China & Tibet
(18 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Guilin & Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Lhasa, Hong Kong

Luxury Tibet Tours

Introduction to Tibet
(4 Days)
Lhasa and environs

Chengdu & Tibet
(7 days)
Chengdu, Lhasa

Multi-country Tours

Southeast Asia in Style
(20 Days/19 Nights)
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

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

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

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

Active Tour of China

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

This tour is the perfect balance of cultural touring in China's greatest cities as well as soft-adventure hiking and biking through beautiful rural destinations. Stay at China's top luxury properties and enjoy comprehensive touring and activities with your own private guides and drivers.

Begin in Beijing, China's centuries-old capital. With your private guide and driver, tour imperial masterpieces such as the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace. Explore the narrow hutongs (lanes) of a traditional residential neighborhood. See lesser-known temples, and venture to a little-visited hilltop for panoramic views over the rooftops of the Forbidden City. Visit markets specializing in pearls, silk, food and furniture, and, if desired, explore new art gallery districts that showcase the city's burgeoning contemporary art scene. Spend one day hiking along a less-touristy section of the Great Wall of China.

Fly to Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), to see the spectacular mountain scenery and traditional villages. Ride the tram to the top of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, and spend the day hiking among trails that offer unbelievable views of beautiful peaks that have inspired Chinese artists for centuries. Another day, take an excursion to the nearby UNESCO-listed villages of Hongcun and Xidi, which are filled with traditional Chinese architecture. Also visit Tunxi Ancient Street, where historic buildings house interesting shops and restaurants.

Continue to Yangshuo, home to some of China's most breathtaking scenery. Take a bamboo raft ride on the Li River— China's most beautiful river journey—passing through a storied landscape of limestone peaks and rice paddies. Also enjoy biking along the backroads of this picturesque region, exploring local villages with your private guide and driver. Another day, enjoy a private excursion to Longsheng for hiking among the spectacular rice terraces and to local minority villages before continuing to Guilin for an overnight stay.

Conclude in Hong Kong, one of Asia's most attractive and exciting cities, with a spectacular skyline, beautiful harbors and beaches, superb restaurants, bustling markets and much more. With your expert private guide and driver, learn about the historic buildings and modern skyscrapers in Central. Tour interesting residential neighborhoods in the hills. Explore traditional markets, ride a sampan (fishing boat) across Aberdeen harbor and a tram up Victoria Peak, browse the boutiques in the fashionable Soho district and perhaps get fitted for custom clothing at our favorite tailors. Explore local markets to learn about traditional Chinese medicine and unusual food products. Also visit excellent museums, a tea house, and other favorite spots. One day, enjoy an excursion outside of the city with the option for a day hike along the dramatic Dragon's Back, a boat ride and hike on a nearby island, or a day exploring and hiking in the New Territories.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Beijing
VIP assistance at airport upon arrival. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Beijing
Full-day private city tour
Day 3 Beijing & Great Wall
Private excursion to the Great Wall, including hiking
Day 4 Beijing – Huangshan
Morning flexible touring and shopping. Private transfer for flight to Huangshan for 3 nights
Day 5 Huangshan
Full-day private hiking excursion to Mount Huangshan
Day 6 Huangshan & environs
Full-day private excursion to nearby villages
Day 7 Huangshan –Yangshuo
Morning visit to Tunxi Ancient Street. Private transfer for connecting flights to Guilin for 3 nights at hotel in Yangshuo
Day 8 Yangshuo
Morning private bamboo raft ride on the Li River. Afternoon private bike tour in the countryside
Day 9 Yangshuo – Longsheng – Guilin
Private excursion to Longsheng, including hiking. Private transfer to hotel in Guilin for overnight
Day 10 Guilin – Hong Kong
Private transfer for flight to Hong Kong. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 11 Hong Kong
Full-day private city tour
Day 12 Hong Kong
Private hiking excursion
Day 13 Depart Hong Kong
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Beijing:

Beijing: Rosewood Beijing, Four Seasons Beijing, Waldorf Astoria Beijing or Aman at Summer Palace*
(supplement applies for Aman)

Huangshan: Banyan Tree Huangshan
Yangshou: Banyan Tree Yangshuo
Guilin: Shangri-La Hotel Guilin
Hong Kong: The Peninsula Hong Kong or Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Cost
$16,460 Per person (double occupancy)