Do you want to embark on a unique tour of Asia? Do you want to explore some of the fascinating cultures in the Far East? Or do you want to push yourself to the limit on an adventure tour that has no equal? Please follow us on a mystical journey across some of the most mysterious countries in the world. We design group tours around the culture of a specific place rather than around standard tourist attractions.
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Tours in 2021: 4th of Jul-17th of Jul / 18th of Dec-31st of Dec
The legendary Silk Road is living proof that the path to adventure is almost always a long one, but is wrought with exciting surprises.
Along the way, we’ll track the progress of Buddhism and Islam’s historic entry into northwestern China through the development of Buddhist grottoes and Islamic architecture. We’ll focus not only on the historical importance of the Silk Road, but also the role it played in transforming China into an ethnically diverse nation. Join us as we uncover the true depth of the Silk Road and its impact. [find more]
Tours in 2020: 18th of Dec-2nd of Jan (2021)
Alongside the destinations on our regular Silk Road tour, we have added two ancient towns to our special winter Silk Road itinerary.
One is Yongtai Ancient Town, which has survived deep within the Gobi Desert for hundreds of years and is known by its nickname “Turtle City,” as it is said to resemble the shape of a turtle. Being isolated from the modern world, Yongtai has beautifully maintained traditional buildings and culture, although this historic location is slowly vanishing as its residents move to China’s bustling cities.
Our other exciting add-on is Wuwei, which was historically one of the most important towns along the Silk Road. Since it is currently not accessible via high-speed train, Wuwei has yet to attract too much attention from tourists. However, its significance to the Silk Road means it can still tell us a lot about Chinese history. [find more]
Tours in 2021: 20th of Mar – 3rd of Apr/ 6th of Nov – 20th of Nov
Journey with us through the Hexi Corridor in search of ancient and remote Buddhist grottoes.
During this in-depth cultural tour, we will travel back in time and witness the march of progress, as most of the complexes we will visit were established during the 5th century but were added to right up until the 12th century. we’ll also be granted the opportunity to visit a few of the most special and celebrated caves that are not included in a general entrance ticket.
we will also have the chance to visit temples, a mausoleum, a traditional Chinese mansion, and the stunning landscapes. We will travel through the Loess Plateau, the grasslands, and the Gobi Desert. We will get to travel across the Yellow River and we’ll be accompanied by the snow-capped mountains throughout our trip. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 16th of Apr – 29th of Apr / 15th of Nov – 28th of Nov
Our unforgettable tour will allow you to engage with the unique Hakka and Hoklo culture and explore a whole new side of China!
Nestled deep within the mountainous countryside of Guangdong province and Fujian province are two distinct yet equally special types of fortresses – the unique Earthen Structure and the “Clock Tower”, where ancient people would seek refuge during wartime and hide from roving bandits.
On this incredible tour, we’ll be exploring the homeland of the local Hakka and Hoklo people in order to discover how they’ve preserved their venerable traditions and how Western culture has been influencing these areas since the 19th century. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 2nd of Apr – 15th of Apr / 20th of Aug – 2nd of Sep
Our epic adventure tour places you right at a region in China so remote that its natural beauty has remained virtually untouched.
During this tour, we will have the chance to engage with communities from the Dong, Miao, Gejia, and Yao people. We’ll also have the unique opportunity to visit an ancient village where people from the Han ethnic majority continue to practice customs and wear traditional dress that dates back to the Ming Dynasty!
You’ll get to witness folk performances, marvel at ancient styles of opera, relax at one of the Yao peoples’ medicinal spas, learn how rice wine is traditionally made, craft paper from mulberry tree bark, and make tea the old-fashioned way at a green tea plantation. [find more]
Tours in 2022: 17th of Jul – 6th of Aug
Engage with authentic Tibetan culture and take part in dazzling traditional festivals on this once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Along the way, we’ll visit historic Tibetan monasteries, wander along the banks of sacred lakes, marvel at panoramic views of holy mountains, and climb to altitudes of over 4,000 metres. We’ll even have the chance to meet China’s national animal, the giant panda, so that we end the tour on the happiest note possible! [find more]
Tours in 2021: 8th of May – 29th of May / 10th of Jul – 31st of Jul
Prepare yourself for an epic road-trip into a heavenly land, where lofty mountains and shimmering sacred lakes await!
Journey into the wilderness of Tibet and experience what authentic Tibetan culture is like on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. We will travel deep into the heart of Tibet, where we will get to wander along the banks of holy lakes, explore the ancient ruins of a forgotten kingdom, and marvel at the pearly snow-capped mountains that pierce the endless sapphire sky. Along the way, we’ll have an opportunity to see native Tibetan wildlife, such as the rare Tibetan antelope and the Kiang or Tibetan wild ass. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 17th of October – 29th of October
This tour is specifically tailored to suit lovers of Chinese art, architecture, and history.
We’ll embark on a journey across the eastern Chinese countryside in order to visit some of the most picturesque ancient villages in the country, including those that are located in the historic region of Huizhou. Our journey will culminate in a visit to Jingdezhen, which is regarded as the porcelain capital of China and is the birthplace of the famous blue-and-white porcelain of the Ming Dynasty. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 31st of Oct – 14th of Nov
From Dynasties to the Digital Age: Experience China’s Changing Culture on a Tour of its most Celebrated Landmarks
It is impossible to see all of the stunning attractions that China has to offer in one trip, but a well-designed tour will afford you the opportunity to discover many of its most celebrated landmarksand follow the fascinating historical timeline that has led to China as we know it today. join us on our tour, where we’ll discover how Chinese culture adapted from imperial times right through to the modern day. And we’ll tackle a couple of the country’s most scenic mountains while we’re at it! [find more]
Tour in 2021: 18th of Jul – 28th of Jul / 21st of Aug – 31st of Aug
Venture across lush grasslands, conquer hostile deserts, wander through the alien Loess Plateau, and marvel at some of the most beautiful landscapes northwestern China has to offer.
Witness the thundering sands atop the world’s highest stationary sand dunes;
Cross the Yellow River on a traditional sheepskin raft;
Bask in the eerie silence of ancient villages on the Loess Plateau;
Gallop across the endless grasslands on horseback. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 17th of Sep – 27th of Sep
For all of you who have always dreamed of uncovering the mystery behind the ancient Chinese martial art known as Tai Chi, this is the tour for you.
On this 11-day tour, you will have the unmissable opportunity to study Tai Chi for 5 days and learn all 24 moves of Yang-style Tai Chi. Not only will you learn the full pattern of Yang-style Tai Chi, you will also learn the practical application of Tai Chi for self-defense.
When we’re not training, we’ll take the time to hike mountains and visit grottoes and temples. [find more]
Tour in 2021: 10th of May – 22nd of May / 6th of Sep – 17th of Sep
Hike through untouched wilderness and engage with ethnic minorities along the way.
Our incredible hiking tour is designed to take you off the beaten track so that you can properly explore all of the breathtaking natural landscapes that Guizhou province has to offer.
We’ll be stopping off at several authentic ethnic minority villages that have yet to be developed for tourism, so that we can learn about their unique cultures, histories, and traditions. [find more]
Tours in 2020: 18th of Oct – 31st of Oct
Tours in 2021: 14th of Mar – 27th of Mar / 17th of Oct-30th of Oct
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”
During this tour, we will witness the majesty of nature first-hand. We will have the opportunity to hike on and around these beautiful mountains; we will marvel at breathtaking waterfalls in Karst valleys; we will discover an amazing “underground world”; we will journey through colossal caves.
We will visit the land of Avatar; we will delve into Chinese history within ancient towns and villages; and we will engage with ethnic minorities communities, where we will be amazed by their unique culture and art. [find more]
Explore the Wild Great Wall on Foot
Tours in 2021:
2nd of Jul – 11th of Jul / 18th of Jul – 27th of Jul
1st of Aug – 10th of Aug / 15th of Aug – 24th of Aug
Face the ultimate hiking challenge along the Wild Great Wall!
Let’s start from the very beginning of the Great Wall in the east! We will hike along 7 portions of the Great Wall from the sea side to the edge of Beijing. [find more]
Tours in 2021: 3rd of Apr – 12th of Apr / 15th of Oct – 24th of Oct
We have selected four parts of the Great Wall to show you what the real Great Wall looks like. The plan both includes sections of the Great Wall that are in their original condition and haven’t undergone any maintenance, and also some sections that have been repaired but not to the same extent as the crowded tourist attraction known as the Badaling section.
Alongside hiking the wild sections of the Great Wall, the tour also includes two Tai Chi lessons, which will help refresh your body after the long days of hiking and offer an introduction to this ancient Chinese martial art. [find more]