Exploring the continent of Asia can be an intimidating idea for many Westerners, including Americans. Fears of language barriers and other obstacles in communication can prevent many otherwise interested travelers from visiting this amazing destination. If you are unsure of a trip to Asia, or China, in particular, an all-inclusive package is the way to go. One of the best options remains Laurus Travel who have been offering small-sized guided and all-inclusive tours to China for quite some time. Their China Discovery excursion is a great introduction to this fascinating country. China Discovery Tour Company is another option that provides everything you need to discover China. If you are looking to go the luxury route, the aptly named Ritz Tours is the way to go. Keep reading to learn more!
Chiny Discovery - Laurus Travel
This 15-day trip is a great introduction to this amazing country, and it hits all the hotspots! This tour is limited to 20 participants and has stops in Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yichang, Wuhan, and Shanghai, and includes a Yangtze River Cruise. Everything is included, including tips for all of your drivers and at all of the restaurants that you visit. There are no stops at obvious tourist traps where annoying vendors try to sell you their wares, and all of the restaurants are non-chain in nature. This is a great option for experienced travelers that want an English-speaking guide when visiting China. Airfare is not included and prices start at $2,999 and rise to $3,090 depending on the time of year.
Yangtze River Downstream Discovery - China Discovery Tours
This is a fascinating trip that spans 12 nights and visits the three most popular Chinese cities: Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai. Starting at $3,299 excluding international airfare, this is a reasonably priced all-inclusive option that allows you to see a lot of the Chinese countryside while also having the opportunity to explore the cosmopolitan cities. You will be aboard the Century Legend a small-sized riverboat that is full-service. In addition to having everything you could possibly desire provided onboard, you will also be able to choose from many different on-shore excursions. This is a great way to see China without the headaches that come with moving from hotel to hotel as you explore the country.
Tibet Highland Tour - Ritz Tours
If you want to hit the high points of a China Discovery trip with the added benefit of exploring regions outside of the three main cities of Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, the Tibet Highland Tour from Ritz Tours is for you! In addition to the popular cultural centers of the three main cities, this tour also visits enchanting Tibet. Starting at $2,600 exclusive of international travel, this tour is luxury and all-inclusive so you won’t have to worry about a thing! You will spend two nights in Lhasa and two in Chengdu in addition to the nights spent in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai during this 12-night excursion.