We are now offering special summer river camp perfect for children. There are two sailings on 10th - 14th July and 7th - 11th August. There are plenty of activities created just for the children onboard. Read more ...
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Taking in six cities and a scenic river cruise, this journey encompasses numerous facets of China and is brilliant for families. Read more ...
Best time to be there
While there are differences in the climate according to the region in China, it is best to travel in Spring and Autumn when the weather is not too hot nor freezing cold. But we also pay attention to festival periods and special occasions.
Beijing/Shanghai/Hong Kong (British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin)
11 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +7 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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Savings from £1,000 per couple
12 Days from £2,985 per person, including international flights, excursions and a complimentary night in Shanghai. For travel from 16th November until 31st December. Terms and conditions apply.
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* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
* Contrast of old and new China
* Private A&K guides throughout
* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Yangzi, Shanghai
* Luxury Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
* Great introduction to this vast country
* Featuring Zhongdian, Tacheng, Meili and Benzilan
* In depth rural Yunnan
* Endangered Yunnan Golden Monkeys
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CHINA
From home cooking classes with a family in Yunnan, to table-tennis with primary school stars, to chopstick lessons with our brilliant guide, as he recounted an epic 5,500-mile walk along the Great Wall, the letters we receive tell us it's the small intimate experiences that help make an Abercrombie & Kent luxury holiday to China so memorable.
We're glad to hear it. We aim to make this vast dynamic country more manageable, helping you make sense of a destination where the ancient and traditional are juxtaposed with the startlingly modern. As one of the first international travel companies in China, A&K has a well-established offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and Hong Kong, co-ordinating a network of highly qualified, fluent English-speaking guides. Unsurprisingly letters from our clients praise our China tour director, Gerald Hatherly, consistently named as one of the world's top travel professionals.
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I understand Condé Nast named Gerald Hatherly one of the “Greatest Travel Pros on Earth,” and we can verify that. He is an extraordinary leader who attends to every detail and then gives credit to all his associates.
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Conducts captive breeding programs and scientific research and is an educational tourism center for this endangered and beloved icon of China
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