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China Bucket List Travel Ideas


  • Temple of Heaven in Beijing

Why is China considered a top bucket list destination?

With one of the longest-existing civilizations on earth, China has a rich history and deep culture that attracts millions of travellers every year. It offers a huge range of experiences for every type of traveller which makes it a leading bucket list destination. It also boasts an impressive 55 UNESCO World Heritage sites - ranking as  one of the top in the world.

What are the top bucket list activities on a China vacation?

When people think of iconic travel experiences in China, walking on the Great Wall most certainly tops that list. Equally, no trip to China would be complete without a cruise on the iconic Yangtze River. For those looking for an equally beautiful cruise could consider the Li River in Guilin. Animal lovers should not miss a visit to Chengdu where visits to the Giant Panda Breeding Center and other reputable sanctuaries are a major highlight.

 

Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Tsars Gold Trans-Siberian Railway: From Moscow to Beijing

    DELUXE | RAIL: Travel the legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad through Russia, Mongolia and China in comfort. Dramatic changes in landscape and culture abound as you traverse both Europe and Asia on this exclusive train. It's time to check one off the bucket list.
    Duration:
    16 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,240
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas
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  • China Odyssey with Yangtze River Cruise

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: The ultimate private tour for China visiting Imperial Beijing, the ancient capital, Xian, exotic Guilin, vibrant Shanghai plus cruise the majestic Yangtze River. Most meals included.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,799
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ancient China, Gorges & Gardens: Beijing, Yangtze River, Suzhou & Shanghai

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Elevate your trip to China on this private tour, taking in the historic imperial sights of Beijing, the natural splendour of the Yangtze River region, and the enchanting canals of Suzhou. It all ends in space-age Shanghai, where centuries of history await discovery in the shadow of China’s future. You'll travel by train, plane and even cruise!
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,397
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ancient Silk Road: Xian to Urumqi

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Journey along the ancient Silk Road on this trip to Western China. Starting in Xian, you’ll travel west to far-flung parts of China, cross the Gobi Desert, see ancient treasures, and get to experience the traditions and daily lives of the Uyghur people and other Chinese minority groups.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,936
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Private Experiences, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Chengdu: Pandas & Mountains

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: After sampling the world famous Sichuan cuisine, enjoy pandas in their sanctuary home before heading out to experience one of China’s sacred mountains, Emei Shan and Wannian Temple.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 864
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Family Vacations, Private Experiences, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Tibet: Lhasa, Gyantse & Shigatse

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Journey to the top of the Himalayas to discover Tibet and the Roof of the World. Staying in first-class accommodations, you’ll travel through this ancient land and explore the key sites of Tibetan Buddhism, including the Pelkor Chode Monastery in Gyantse, the summer palace of Norbulingka, and marvellous Potala Palace in Lhasa.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,571
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxury Sichuan, Yunnan & Tibet: Chengdu, Lijiang, Shangri-La & Lhasa

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience an unbeatable combination on this journey through Western China. First stop is Chengdu where you’ll see the giant pandas and do some volunteer work. Then head west to Lijiang, Shangri-La, and eventually Lhasa in Tibet to explore Tibetan Buddhism and admire a stunning backdrop of snow-capped mountains.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,384
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer Cruise: Downstream from Chongqing to Yichang

    DELUXE | CRUISE: Embark on an exciting voyage along the Three Gorges region of the Yangzi River, marveling at the spectacular scenery and embedding yourself in the rhythms of the culture. Enjoy a wide range of cultural activities like Tai Chi sessions and dumpling-making classes aboard a deluxe cruise ship with the highest crew-to-passenger ratio on the Yangzi when not making shore excursions to take in some of China’s most fascinating landscape.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond, Small Group Touring
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  • The World of Avatar: Zhangjiajie, Huangshan & More

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Journey through the magical alpine landscape of Wulingyuan and Huangshan on this trip to Eastern China. Begin in Zhangjiajie where you’ll explore the floating mountain landscape that inspired Avatar. Then head to Huangshan to summit Yellow Mountain before ending your journey in futuristic Shanghai.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,102
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Tsar's Gold Train: Trans Siberian Rail: Beijing to Moscow

    DELUXE | RAIL: Travel the legendary Trans Siberian Railroad through Russia, Mongolia and China in comfort. See dramatic changes of scenery as you traverse both Europe and Asia on our Private Train.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,020
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas
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  • Yangtze River Cruise: Chongqing to Yichang

    FIRST-CLASS | CRUISE: Wind your way down one of the world’s most iconic rivers, discovering ancient pavilions and haunted cities as you pass through the Three Gorges.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 426
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Touring
    China See Trip Details
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