Private luxury tours in China

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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, Suzhou, Beijing & Great Wall, Hong Kong

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

Culinary Tour of China
(11 Days)
Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong

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

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

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

Beijing & Shanghai
(8 Days)

Hong Kong in Depth
(5 Days)

Active China
(16 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Guilin with Yangshuo & Longsheng, 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

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

Culinary Tour of China

(13 Days – Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong

This private luxury tour combines exclusive culinary experiences and in-depth cultural touring in Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong.
Highlights include:

  • Private cooking classes in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong
  • Experiencing distinct regional cuisines
  • Dining in a variety of venues, including private clubs and gourmet restaurants
  • Accommodation at China’s finest luxury hotels
  • Touring important cultural attractions and exclusive shopping districts with a private guide and driver
  • Visiting a remote section of the Great Wall
  • Browsing local markets for unique Chinese ingredients and cookware
  • Learning about traditional Chinese healing and its relationship to Chinese cooking and cuisine

Begin in Beijing. Enjoy a private cooking class at a prestigious culinary institution. Also tour imperial sites, the hutongs of a traditional residential neighborhood, a variety of markets, and shopping and art districts. Dine on traditional specialties at favorite family-run restaurants, and enjoy reservations at private clubs and Beijing’s most acclaimed restaurants. One day, take an excursion to the Great Wall of China.

Next, fly to the ancient capital of Xian, a major stop on the Silk Road, to see the famed Terracotta Warriors. Also enjoy Xian’s culinary highlights including the city’s markets, a dumpling banquet, and dining in the lively Muslim Quarter. Other touring activities include walking along the massive city walls, seeing the important Big and Small Goose Pagodas, and touring museums and other historic attractions.

Continue to serene Hangzhou and enjoy private touring around beautiful West Lake, local tea plantations, Buddhist caves and other cultural highlights. From there, drive to Shanghai. Learn to prepare regional cuisine and how it varies from cooking styles elsewhere in China. Also tour the riverfront Bund, the chic French Concession, the excellent Shanghai Museum, Yu Yuan Garden and interesting shops and galleries. During free time, enjoy Shanghai’s many acclaimed restaurants  

Continue to Hong Kong. Tour local food and herb markets, and take a private dim sum cooking lesson. Also enjoy private touring of the best of Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. During free time, enjoy Hong Kong’s endless restaurants, museums, teahouses, and markets.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Beijing
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Beijing

Private morning cooking class. Afternoon city tour

Day 3 Beijing

Full-day city tour or private excursion to Great Wall of China

Day 4 Beijing - Xian
Private transfer to airport for flight to Xian. Afternoon tour of cultural and culinary highlights
Day 5 Xian - Hangzhou

Private transfer to airport for flight to Hangzhou for 2 nights

Day 6 Hangzhou

Morning private cruise on lake. Afternoon excursion to tea plantations for tea tasting

Day 7 Hangzhou - Shanghai

Private transfer to Shanghai for 3 nights

Day 8 Shanghai

Private full day city tour including markets

Day 9 Shanghai

Private morning cooking class

Day 10 Shanghai - Hong Kong

Private transfer to airport for flight to Hong Kong. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 11 Hong Kong

Private full-day city tour

Day 12 Hong Kong

Private dim sum lesson

Day 13 Depart Hong Kong
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Beijing: Four Seasons Beijing, Raffles Beijing, or Aman at Summer Palace* (supplement applies)
Xian: Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel
Hangzhou: Four Seasons Hangzhou
Shanghai: Peninsula Shanghai
Hong Kong: The Peninsula Hong Kong

Cost
$17,055 Per person (double occupancy)

Optional surcharge for regional business class flights available upon request