Luxury China Tours

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

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

Luxuries of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hangzhou, 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

Spa & Wellness Tour of China
(10 Days)
Shanghai & environs, Suzhou, Hangzhou

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)
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
(15 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai

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

Spa & Wellness Tour of China

(10 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Shanghai & environs, Suzhou, Hangzhou

This private luxury tour of China features traditional Chinese wellness experiences, in-depth cultural touring, and accommodation at top luxury hotels and spa resorts.

Begin at Amanyangyun, a relaxing luxury resort outside Shanghai that features traditional Chinese villas in an ancient camphor forest. During your stay, explore the beautiful Ming dynasty-style architecture and enjoy hands-on traditional Chinese cultural activities such as calligraphy, tea tasting, incense making and woodblock printing. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange spa treatments and specialty relaxation and fitness experiences at the resort's expansive wellness center.

Next, visit historic Suzhou to cruise canals past whitewashed Ming dynasty residences and tour UNESCO-listed traditional Chinese gardens. Continue to nearby Sangha Retreat, a lakeside luxury wellness resort and medical spa with state-of-the-art facilities. During your stay, perhaps opt for a comprehensive physical assessment or wellness regimen or indulge in selected activities according to your interests, such as guided meditations, qigong and tai chi sessions, fitness classes, beauty therapies and spa treatments based on healing philosophies from around the world.

Continue by high-speed train to Hangzhou, a city famous for high-quality tea and scenic West Lake. During flexible private touring, visit local tea plantations, take a private cruise on West Lake, tour Buddhist temples and monasteries, visit gardens, see historic shops, and learn about herbs and traditional Chinese medicine, another local specialty. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure will arrange tickets to Impression West Lake, a spectacular light show and performance that takes place on the lake.

Return to central Shanghai, and stay at the finest luxury hotel in this stylish and modern city. During private touring, learn about Shanghai's history through the architecture of the Bund, the French Concession, Pudong and other districts. Tour some of China's best museums, explore the Old Town and enjoy a tea tasting at a historic tea house. Also visit up-and-coming neighborhoods filled with art galleries, design shops and restaurants.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Shanghai environs
Private arrival transfer to luxury resort for 2 nights
Day 2 Shanghai environs
Morning private cultural activity. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy spa
Day 3 Shanghai environs – Suzhou
Private transfer to wellness resort for 2 nights with private Suzhou touring en route
Day 4 Suzhou
At leisure to enjoy spa and wellness activities
Day 5 Suzhou – Shanghai – Hangzhou
Private transfer to high-speed train to Hangzhou. Private arrival transfer to luxury hotel for 3 nights with private touring en route
Day 6 Hangzhou
Full-day private tour of tea plantations, historic temples and other attractions
Day 7 Hangzhou
Morning private West Lake cruise. Afternoon at leisure at resort
Day 8 Hangzhou – Shanghai
Private transfer to high-speed train to Shanghai. Private arrival transfer to luxury hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private city tour
Day 9 Shanghai
Half-day private city tour. Afternoon at leisure
Day 10 Depart Shanghai
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Shanghai: Amanyangyun (first stay)
The Peninsula Shanghai (second stay)
Suzhou: Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute
Hangzhou: Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake

Cost
$12,175 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury China Tours

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

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

Luxuries of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hangzhou, 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

Spa & Wellness Tour of China
(10 Days)
Shanghai & environs, Suzhou, Hangzhou

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)
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
(15 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai

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

Testimonials

You put together the most amazing China trip. It was the best trip we’ve ever taken and we travel well!
~ L.R., Short Hills, NJ

We wanted to tell you how absolutely superb our China trip was.  Really, the trip of a lifetime and everything you promised.
~ E.G., Los Angeles, CA

Thanks, thanks and more thanks for a spectacular China trip. We were catered to hand and foot and it could not have been better. The guides were great and really enhanced the trip for us.
~ H.R., Englewood, NJ

The trip was fantastic. The guides were all very helpful, friendly, informative, high quality, and very worthwhile. China was phenomenal, beautiful, and everything we wanted it to be. Thank you for everything.
~ P.W., Chappaqua, New York

I had the most marvelous experience with Artisans of Leisure, and I would recommend you to anyone and everyone wanting an in-depth cultural tour of China. Our tour was flawless in every way. We are most appreciative of the personalized touring and high level of service that you provide.
~ D.W., Washington D.C.

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