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Please note that Enchanting Travels has temporarily suspended trips to China in line with the travel advisory issued by the US Department of State.

Smooth as Silk: A Specially Curated Vacation in China

China is as big as it is diverse, and a vacation to this East Asian nation is guaranteed to be a many-splendored one. Immerse yourself in the buzz of sprawling modern cities, the gentle pace of picturesque rural landscapes, and absorb the rich history of this ancient civilization.

Touristy though they may be, begin your tour with China’s iconic sites: the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Tiananmen Square in Beijing; the Bund and Shanghai Museum in Shanghai; the sea of terracotta warriors at the tomb of Qin Shi Huang in Xi’an. If you can, walk a section of one of the great wonders of the world, the Great Wall, which winds some 13,000 miles through mountains.

China’s treasures also include natural wonders and great cultural experiences. Guilin and Yangshuo have ethereal karst mountains and gorgeous countryside. Similarly, the tall sandstone pinnacles of Zhangjiajie National Forest, made famous by the movie Avatar, are extraordinary to witness. Lijiang and Dali in the Yunnan province promise heritage sites and cultural insights into some of China’s ethnic minorities. Take a luxury cruise on the Yangtze River between Chongqing and Yichang, past gorges, pagodas, and the magnificent Three Gorges Dam. In Chengdu, you can meet cuddly, but endangered giant pandas in their natural bamboo forest habitat. Chengdu is also a UNESCO city of gastronomy, birthplace of the ever-popular Szechuan Cuisine.

With at least eight unique regional cuisines, food is undoubtedly at the center of any trip to China. All of it very different from the Chinese food in your home country. Grilled street fare rules in Yunnan, while Jiangsu cuisine is dominated by seafood. For lighter flavors turn to Shandong and Zhejiang cuisine, but if you appreciate bold, spicy food make a beeline for specialties from Hunan and Szechuan. Every city has an unending variety of must-try dishes—Beijing’s famous roasted Peking duck, Shanghai’s hairy crab, various hotpots, steamed buns, century eggs, moon cakes, smoky roasted meats, and a thousand types of noodle dishes and dumplings. Always washed down with the ubiquitous Chinese tea.

There are so many gems in this vast and unique land. From Hangzhou to Pingyao, China’s heritage and culture is staggering. When you need a break, go shopping at omnipresent street markets, boutiques, or upmarket malls. To wind down, end your China trip with a white-sand beach escape in Sanya, in a charming water town like Tongli, or at the hill resort of Moganshan.

Breathtaking as it is, China is not an easy country to navigate. A private, tailor-made tour is the perfect way to discover its range of UNESCO sites, its manmade and natural marvels. With an Enchanting Travels consultant by your side, take heart, every logistical detail will be taken care of, and you’re ensured a journey that is smooth as Chinese silk.

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Enchanting Travels China Tours Temple of Heaven landmark of Beijing city, China

Essential China: From Beijing to Shanghai

9 Days: $ 3,590 / person
Discover the top three destinations on this private China vacation. At the bustling megacity of Beijing, walk on the Great Wall of China and explore the Forbidden City.
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The Chinese great wall at Badaling in the mountains in the north of the capital Beijing

Classic China

14 Days: $ 4,990 / person
From exploring the Great Wall of China to visiting the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an, cruising past lush rice paddies in Yangshuo and navigating 700-year old rice terraces in Longsheng – unearth all the classics with this private, tailor-made China tour.
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Secrets of the Southwest

11 Days: $ 3,290 / person
Uncover the southern heart of China, traversing Himalayan mountains, picture perfect valleys, majestic canyons, lakes and spiritual kingdoms. From peaceful Kunming to historic Lijiang, surreal Shangri-la and cultural Chengdu – temper your tour of Southwestern China with leisurely picnics, cultural explorations, outdoor activities and rewarding visits with the country’s beloved Giant pandas.
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China for Families: Heritage Cities, Landscapes & Beach

16 Days: $ 8,190 / person
Set out for a fun-filled family vacation in China, uncovering ancient heritage and world class cuisine on exclusive and unique tours that are perfect for travelers of all ages. Explore China’s big cities, landscapes and countryside on custom excursions, treasure hunts, cycling tours, theme park visits, rock climbing and more, and end your vacation on […]
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Imperial Cities, Tibet & Yangtze River Cruise

15 Days: $ 6,790 / person
Unearth Chinese legends and spiritual citadels as you make yours way through China’s imperial cities to the Tibetan center of Lhasa. Afterwards, discover pastoral bliss as you cruise gently down the Yangtze river, finally ending your tour in eclectic Shanghai.
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China’s Imperial Cities & Legendary Landscapes

19 Days: $ 6,990 / person
This in-depth China tour takes your deep into the heart of this magical land, where you can discover the country’s imperial history, ancient heritage, traditions and cuisine, with unique tours and excursions. Not just famous highlights such as the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an, The Great Wall of China at Beijing, the ‘Avatar’ mountains of Zhangjiajie […]
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At Enchanting Travels, our unique tours are built on extensive knowledge of our destinations, an outstanding team of professionals, and personalized top-notch service. In 2019, we were recognized with the Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award for being the World’s Leading Tour Operator – Overall. In 2020, we have been nominated by World Travel Awards as Europe’s and North America’s Leading Tour Operator, and have won the Most Trusted Online Tour Operator Award by Lux Life Magazine.

My wife and I have been planning a trip through South America and our Travel Consultant, Lisa Fox, has provided nothing but exceptional service and support to create the perfect itinerary for this trip. Bags were nearly packed and we could picture the view from Machu Picchu, but plans have had to change due to travel safety and restrictions from the recent Coronavirus. While this could have been a very stressful time having to reschedule, rebook and who knows how much money could have been lost for what has already been paid for, Enchanting Travels has made it incredibly easy and stress free to reschedule the trip once this passes. We are very appreciative for the pre-trip support, and can already tell that the experience once we are actually on the road will be equally incredibly. Thanks for all your support!

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Brandon SweetUSA

“Great company, great people!
They helped us put together a complex schedule which included a number of experiences that we could not otherwise get. Also, in light of Covid-19, they were able to reschedule our upcoming Japan trip without additional fees, where many of my friends have scheduled similar trips (same timeframe) on their own, and all were refused a refund or reschedule without significant fees, despite having trip insurance.”

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Travis Vengroff

Travis VengroffUSA

“We have used Enchanting Travels twice for trips. We couldn’t have been happier with the trips planned. Our first trip was a spectacular trip to southern India with driver for three weeks. This year’s trip was to Scotland. Unfortunately with the corona virus pandemic we chose to postpone this trip until 2021. Enchanting travels was very understanding of our concerns and quickly responded by moving our trip with all our desired sights to spring of 2021. Couldn’t ask for anything better from this stellar company with their caring staff.”

Rating 5/5

Alice NewtonUSA

“The best thing about Enchanting Travels is the people, from the trip planners to the guides to the drivers. Everyone has been friendly, courteous and professional. The activities and accommodations are planned to fit our wishes, but we still had the flexibility to add or change and activity at short notice.”

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Judith MillerUSA

Enchanting Travels is a bespoke experience. From planning my trip, through to the trip itself, everything was thought about. We traveled at a particularly difficult time, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. We were supported with everything, kept up to date with how the situation was developing and how this might affect us. Having WiFi in the car allowed us to communicate with our Trip Coordinator and check with our online government updates. Our stay was luckily not affected, but I felt so supported by the team. Our guides were ready waiting for us, could answer any questions about the sites we were visiting, they communicated with our chauffeur to ensure everything went smoothly. I could not recommend this company more highly. Excellent planning, experience, and execution. Our holiday was truly ENCHANTING!

Rating 5/5

Sue AshtonUK

“I recently completed a 46-day adventure tour through India that was the best ever thanks to Enchanting Travels. The Enchanting Agent began by interviewing me for an hour and came back with the perfect routing and pacing. The on-the-ground support was second to none. Enchanting says that their trip coordinators are there ‘in case of emergency’ but that does not come near to describing the relationship. My trip coordinator was in constant communication with me to ensure that every leg of the trip went as planned. No detail was too small for her to look after. I was assigned the same driver for 27 days and he was the ‘Best Indian Driver Ever’ because he did more than drive. He curated experiences on the road on those ‘non-planned’ days that I will remember for a lifetime. The value for money was simply remarkable. I don’t think I’ll travel without the help of Enchanting Travels again.”

Rating 5/5
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THE ENCHANTING DIFFERENCE

Authentic Experiences

Our award-winning, licensed expert guides providing local insights and insider tips. Their passion is enchanting our guests.

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Fully customized private trips based on your interests and preferences made possible through deep destination expertise.

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We work exclusively with licensed chauffeurs tested for skill and the highest standards of safety. All vehicles are safety-tested.

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We are bonded members and license holders of all leading travel organizations. Your booking is completely secure.

Quality & Comfort

Personally tested accommodation and restaurant recommendations. We select comfortable, high-quality vehicles.

Never Feel Stranded

Your dedicated, destination-based trip coordinator is reachable 24/7 and we offer mobile phone access during travel.

WHAT OUR GUESTs SAY

We have had the opportunity to travel quite a bit but this trip was exceptional! We had 12 flights from start to finish and Enchanting Travels made this seamless. Each country Jojo and Sapna had some special arranged for us that truly made the trip unforgettable. Dinner in the rice fields in Vietnam, Kampong Khleang and lunch in a locals home. Patara Elephant Reserve and cooking dinner in a locals home, Private speed boat for the day to the Phi Phi islands.

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Nancy WissingUSA

If you want an unforgettable exquisite travel experience, feel confident that Enchanting Travels will exceed your expectations from the first day all the way through your trip. I wouldn’t hesitate to book with them a recommended their excellent company.

Rating 5/5
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Laurie BrownUSA

We were taken care in every aspect of our trip. It was flexible based on our needs but structured enough to see everything we wanted and needed to see.

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