Visiting China soon? Start here

Visiting China soon? Start here

China travel agencies and tour operators


Booking a tour through a China travel agency is a great idea, especially if you can’t speak Mandarin.

Travel agencies take the hassle out of things like transport, accommodation, ticketing for tourist attractions, and even finding the best food.

Whether you’re a budget traveler or you prefer a little luxury, we’ve listed all the major China travel agents and tour operators below.

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Access China Travel

Access China Travel is a reliable local China travel company and tour operator. With over 20 years’ operation, we specialize in private China tours and tailor-made trips for individuals, families and small groups around China. Destinations include Guilin, Harbin, Yunnan, Beijing, and the Silk Road.

+86 773 382 1157


Beijing By Foot

Beijing by Foot leads historical walking tours and educational programs exploring the famous sites and less-traveled byways of Beijing. We are seekers, travelers, and historical enthusiasts on a search for Old Peking.

+86 138 1122 8460

Beijing Hikers

Beijing Hikers is a family-run business that has been organising hikes and expeditions around Beijing and greater China since 2001. Our trips are enjoyable, friendly, well-organised, and we’ll take you to many places that would be difficult to reach by yourself.

+86 10 6432 2786

Beijing Sideways

Beijing Sideways helps you explore Beijing and its surroundings from a sideways view, seated in the sidecar of a motorbike. You can enjoy the company of an expat insider who has been living in Beijing for years, guiding you in your exploration.

+86 139 1133 4947


CBT Holidays

Welcome to CBT Holidays. As one of Australia’s leading specialist tour operators to China, we offer an extensive array of high quality itineraries and packages that are exceptional value and introduce you to unique experiences of rich culture, grand historic sights and friendly people.

+61 2 9262 1555

Chengdu Food Tours

We’re a small team of young locals and foreigners driven by a passion for food and sharing the best parts of the city we love. We live in Chengdu and use our on-the-ground knowledge to design custom food experiences that range from urban explorations to foraging trips in the mountains.

China Connection Tours

China Connection Tours offers outstanding service and quality as one of the leading China tour operators and travel agencies in China. Our diverse service portfolios provide great value for individuals and groups who want to experience the best China has to offer.

+86 29 8765 0440

China Culture Tour

We’re one of the best China tour companies, excelling at providing luxury cultural tours for families, seniors, couples and private small groups based on the needs of our clients. We’ll accommodate your personal requests at the most reasonable price and ensure your tour experience in China is valuable and top-notch.

+1 800 298 1328

China Cycle Tours

We’re a Shanghai and Suzhou based bicycle tourism company specializing in guided city and countryside biking tours. We operate carefully chosen cycling routes both in Shanghai and Suzhou, and in the surrounding mountains and countryside. We also do customized tours if you are interested in travelling off the beaten path.

+86 1376 111 5050

China Discovery

China Discovery provides a selection of carefully designed private tours, special theme tours, city tours, private group tours, and tailor-made trips for families, couples, friends and business travelers from all over the world.

+86 28 85227275

China Dragon Tours

China Dragon Tours is an online tour operator specialized in private China tours. We offer high-quality and economical China tour services to tourists worldwide. To help you discover the beauty and diversity of our country, we tour packages which cover the most popular Chinese highlights and adventures.

+86 871 6351 1469

China Highlights

China Highlights is one of the best China tour companies that specializes in customized and creative China tours. Our reputation is second to none as the China tour agency with the most positive reviews on TripAdvisor. We exist to help you discover China your way.

+86 773 283 1999

China Odyssey Tours

As a reliable China tour operator, China Odyssey Tours provides private guides and transfers, 100% tailor-made itineraries, and good prices for families, couples, friends, and business travelers to all China’s major tourist destinations including Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Guilin, Chengdu and Tibet.

+86 156 9773 0073

China Roads

Based in Yunnan, China Roads offers you the opportunity to create your next tailored trip to China, from cultural stays to hiking or cycling tours. We are French travel advisers and have lived in China for several years.

+33 09 83 07 44 60

China Xian Tour

China Xian Tour is a reputable travel agency based in Xian. We have been online since 2000, offering first class China travel experiences at unbeatable prices. We do tours in all the popular destinations including Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Zhangjiajie, Chengdu, Luoyang, Tibet, Harbin, and cities along the Silk Road.

+86 151 2900 5119

Combining many years of experience in the China travel industry and a deep understanding of Chinese culture, we create fantastic, memorable, and affordable China tours for our customers so they can experience the rich history, exotic lifestyle, and breathtaking landscapes of China.

+1 888 878 1777

We do everything we can to make your China tour easy and enjoyable for you. From the initial enquiry through to follow up after your China vacation, we pay attention to every detail. Why? Because we’re committed to helping you create beautiful travel memories.

+86 29 8833 6611

We are a China-based company and have been serving online customers for over 20 years. We provide private one-stop China trips that are fun and flexible, with the freedom to choose local activities and experiences to make your own trip. We are more than happy to customize your unique trip.

+86 773 286 5632


China International Travel Service Limited (CITS) was founded in 1954. CITS owns a network of over 120 branches and offices across the country to provide service wherever people travel within China. The highly educated staff speak 14 languages including English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Russian and Japanese.

+86 10 65222991

Cycle Canton

Go off-the-beaten path and experience the real Guangzhou. Join our leisurely paced cycle and walking tours to dive deep into the hidden alleyways of the Old Canton, where you can find the culture and lifestyle of the locals, and soak up the soul of this historic city.

+86 156 2640 6926

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Easy Tour China

Since 1999, we’ve delivered affordable, high quality tailor-made China tour packages to our clients. We’re now becoming a leading travel company for private escorted tours in China. So far, our team has served over 20,000 satisfied customers.

+1 888 666 0951

Elevated Trips

We offer eco tours and unique experiences that are off the beaten track on the Tibetan Plateau and beyond that benefit the local communities. Our tours and treks are culturally immersive and full of wonder and life and focus on small group sizes and authentic experiences.

+86 199 1732 4924

Expats Holidays

We are a team of young and diverse travel experts dedicated to providing travel consultations and customer service. Our mission is to deliver the ultimate travel planning service for expats living in China.

+86 021 6054 7788

Explore Beyond

Most visitors to China only scratch the surface in terms of geography and cultural understanding. Explore Beyond was born out of a desire to encourage a more comprehensive and meaningful discovery of China compared to the classic sightseeing tours.

+86 137 0189 9694


Go To Tibet

Go To Tibet provides various private tours and well-chosen small group tours at affordable prices. As a professional Tibet tour operator, our mission is to guarantee you a high-quality and worry-free trip. You’ll learn the rich history, feel the authentic culture, and experience the breathtaking landscapes of Tibet.

+86 28 8678 2391

Great Tibet Tour

We have provided quality, affordable and reliable tours in and around Tibet for over 17 years. As a recommended Tibet travel agency by Lonely Planet, we look forward to showing you the best of Tibet on your next vacation.

+86 891 667 9450

Great Wall Hiking

Great Wall Hiking offers a variety of hiking, trekking, walking and camping tours on the Great Wall in Beijing, Hebei, and Shanxi in northern China. Great Wall Hiking is committed to Western-style service and responsible travel, helping travelers minimize their impact and maximize their connection with people and the environment.

+86 158 1144 4863


Jenny’s Shanghai Tours

We specialize in private tours of Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and southern China. Our hand-crafted and custom tours ensure you have a wonderful experience based on your needs and interests. Since we’re not a big agency, you get great service, low prices and amazing guides.

+1 980 395 3733


Lily Sun China Tours

You’re promised an exceptional experience be it in Xian, Beijing or one of the other great sites China has to offer. If you’re a lover of history, nature or a traveler with time or budget constraints, a family with children or a senior, we can tailor a tour for you.

+86 186 2929 5068

Local Chengdu Tours

Unveil the fascinating heritage of Chengdu with its longest-running guided sightseeing tours. Local Chengdu Tours shows you the best that Chengdu city has to offer, from mysterious archaeological sites to the panda bases and to the beautiful mountains and ancient towns, all from the comfort of our air-conditioned private vehicles.

+86 773 267 5596

Lost Plate

Introducing China’s only food focused multi-day trips in Yunnan, Chengdu and Xian. We’ve spent years searching for the best things to eat and do in China, everywhere from our favorite cities to the far corners of China’s wild west, and now we’re sharing our secrets with you.

+86 156 9210 9030



Muslim2China is an online China travel agency and tour operator specifically designed for Muslim travelers. As a halal tourism specialist, we appreciate your specific requirements and expectations, thus we carefully tailor every package so that you can make the most of your halal holiday in China.

+86 755 2219 5667


Old Road Tours

We’re a family-run Uyghur tour company based in Kashgar, China who want to create amazing experiences for you in Xinjiang.

Our Beijing

We focus on genuine local experiences that allow you to discover an authentic, exciting and truly wholesome side to Beijing.


Shanghai Insiders

Cruise around Shanghai by Jeep. Pick your ride and let your Insider, a long-term expat who fell in love with China, customize your adventure according to your expectations. Other Insiders destinations include Xi’an and Guilin.

+86 138 176 169 75

Shanghai Private Tours

As a senior Shanghai travel agency, we have designed a wide range of outstanding Shanghai tours for you, including Shanghai City Tour, Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour, and Shanghai Water Town Tours. Other city tours include Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Chengdu.

+86 137 3541 1378

Sublime China

Find your dream tour with China’s #1 travel agency. We have 28 years’ experience in the travel industry and the best team of experts who have deep insights into corporate and leisure travel. Committed to the highest customer satisfaction, we provide top-quality customized tours at competitive and favorable prices.

+1 888 373 6882

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The Dragon Trip

Budget-friendly, backpacking adventures trips for the young and the young at heart, our tours range from 8 to 24 days and take in all of China’s highlights. China is where we started and what we do best.

+44 (0) 207 157 9964

Top China Travel

Top China Travel is one of the largest online travel agencies based in China. Over 60 years of professional service has earned them a strong reputation for knowledge, experience, efficiency and integrity. They offer hundreds of itineraries in places all over China for a reasonable price.

+1 800 9182657

Travel China Guide

We’re the largest online tour operator in China. 70,000+ guests have traveled with us every year! We offer many choices of holiday plans assisting you to explore the unique Chinese beauty of the foremost oriental civilization.

+1 800 315 3949

Travel China With Ning

As a Chinese travel expert based in the UK, I am fluent in both Chinese and English and well-versed in China’s travel and entry rules. I have an in-depth knowledge of China’s hidden gems and can design unforgettable journeys that delve deep into the country’s culture and wonders.

+44 0787 384 2190

Travel Stone

Founded in 2008, Travel Stone is a local travel agency based in Beijing managed by Emilie and Serge. Our team is a mix of Chinese and foreigners who put its knowledge at your service. Together we will organize your amazing tailor made holiday in Asia.

+86 10 56707458


Trip is a Chinese multinational online travel company that provides accommodation bookings, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management. Formerly known as Ctrip, it has an easy-to-use website and app along with 24-hour customer service in over a dozen languages.

+1 646 362 8606

Tulou Travel

We are a team of people who were born and grew up in the Hakka Earth Buildings (Tulou) areas, as well as Xiamen, Wuyi Mountains, and many other places in Fujian province. It’s our honour and obligation to show all travelers the authentic Hakka Earth Buildings.

+86 134 0065 0232


Wendy Wei Tours

We’re the #1 rated tour agency in Guilin on TripAdvisor for over 8 years! Wendy Wei Tours specializes in providing high-quality, authentic private tour experiences in southern China. And we proudly never force or even encourage you to have shopping stops.

+86 1348 1379 321

Wendy Wu Tours

Find your perfect China tour with Wendy Wu Tours. Our China tours vary from short and sweet city adventures to epic all-encompassing overland journeys. You are sure to find the right China tour for you among our selection of fully inclusive group tours, Deluxe tours and Immerse Yourself tours.

+44 (0) 808 2582 096

Wheely Bike Tours

We are a Shanghai-based bicycle tourism company specialized in guided city tours by bike. We offer authentic local tours through different parts of Shanghai. Each of our tours has a specific theme, as well as customized tours according to your requirements. Join us in exploring this amazing city by bicycle!

+86 188 1800 5001

Wild China

We are the travel company that punches through the tourist bubble to get to the real stories. We empower you to discover the real China that lives in the hearts of the people you will meet along the way. Come with us and enjoy exclusive luxury travel experiences in China.

+86 10 6465 6602


WindhorseTour is a local China travel agency which has specialized in tailor-made China private tours to people from all over the world for over 10 years. We offer flexibly customized tours and socially responsible tourism, and we’re available to help our clients 24 hours a day.

+86 28 8559 3923


Yunnan Roads

We’re a team of French and Chinese, based in Kunming and Yunnan, since 2006. We’re experts in tailor-made trips in Yunnan, with a real desire to make you discover Yunnan, the most beautiful province of China, in the best possible way.

+33 09 83 07 44 60


Zhangjiajie Travel Club

We provide local private tour packages to Zhangjiajie. We specialize in customized tours for individuals, families and groups which are great value for money. You can benefit from a Zhangjiajie travel information center, a consulting center, and an online reservation center specializing in personalized travel service.

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