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.
Explore the Silk Road in China
Tour in 2019: 15th of June – 29th of June / 8th of Nov-22th of Nov
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]
Explore the “Good Earth” in Northwest China
Tour in 2019: 1st of July – 11th of July / 25th of Aug – 4th of Sep
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]
Explore the Wild Great Wall on Foot
Tour in 2019: 5th of Sep – 14th of Sep / 27th of October – 5th of November
Face the ultimate hiking challenge along the Wild Great Wall!
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]
Explore the Ancient Tradition of Tai Chi
Tour in 2019: 5th of Sep – 15th 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]
Explore the Culture of Ethnic minorities in Southeast Guizhou
Tour in 2019: 15th of September – 26th of September
Our epic adventure tour places you right at the heart of mountainous Guizhou province, a region in China so remote that its natural beauty has remained virtually untouched.
We’ll venture deep into the countryside and encounter people whose ancient folk customs date back over hundreds of years. The majority of the tour will be dedicated to visiting villages inhabited by two of China’s most fascinating ethnic minorities: the Dong people and the Miao people. Famed for their passionate folk songs and vibrant dances, a performance in a Dong or Miao village is a truly unforgettable experience. [find more]
Explore the Artistic History of Ancient China
Tour in 2019: 12th of October – 26th 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]
Explore Chinese Culture through the Ages
Tour in 2019: 9th of November – 23rd of November
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]
Explore the distinctive Tulou (Earthen Structure)
Tour in 2019: 24th of November – 30th of November
Our unforgettable tour will allow you to engage with the unique South Min culture and explore a whole new side of China!
It is known throughout China as the homeland of the Hoklo and the Hakka people. These ethnic minorities have their own unique cultures and speak their own dialects. Alongside their unique dialects, they are famed for living in an unusual type of dwelling known as a “Tulou” or “Earthen Structure”. Hidden within the lofty mountains of Fujian province, these peculiar structures blend seamlessly with their natural surroundings and entering one is like discovering a whole new world; a microcosm of culture and history. [find more]