China Cultural Tours

At once traditional and modern, China's charm is in its ever-changing culture.

We Create Unforgettable Custom Private Tours

Vast, varied and vibrant, Asia is a mighty backyard. Yet it is one that our team of local Travel Experts know intimately. They live, love and breathe Asia and are passionate about sharing their wisdom with first-time and repeat visitors. Like trusted friends armed with encyclopedic knowledge, we're excited to be guiding you around our wonderful patch. Whether its taking you to the perfect sunrise spot at Angkor or steering you towards spectacular beaches, mountains and cultural wonders, we've got your back. So come on, let us show you around our Backyard.

All our Travel Specialists are ready to start working on your personalized itinerary.
Please send us your requirements or set up a call with us and we'll make your dream holiday come true.

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Browse our China Cultural Tours

Vast in every sense of the word, China can seem daunting to travelers. A tailormade China cultural holiday will help you craft an itinerary customized to your interests, whether in the mountain villages of Yunnan, secluded monasteries of Sichuan, or on the brisk streets of urban Shanghai. With a combination of unmissable attractions, such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City, as well as many hidden gems far off the beaten track, our tailored China cultural tours offer immersive experiences and local expertise. Start your journey by browsing our cultural tours of China, and imagine the possibilities for your own tailored trip.

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What clients say about our China Tours

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A company's services are best described by genuine unfiltered client feedback. Reviews for Backyard Travel Tours have been compiled from genuine customer feedback in partnership with leading review service, Feefo. A closed invitation only platform, we guarantee every single review is matched to a genuine customer who has travelled through China with us. We currently have 12 Client Reviews of China, of which 100% had a good or great time with us, and we hope you will be next!

Personal, timely and dependable

Service rating : Friendly, helpful and communicated with me frequently to ensure my expectations would be...

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Very happy

All details were taken care of. The guides and drivers were fantastic. A well...

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Brilliant company

Service rating : Backyard Travel were brilliant!
We were a little apprehensive before booking as it...

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All our Travel Specialists are ready to start working on your personalized itinerary based on your requirements, with our own insider touch.
Please send us your inquiry or set up a call with us, we will warmly welcome you to the Backyard Travel family.

Our offices are open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm local times.

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They Recommend our Tours

Chicago Tribune - China - Xian

Mar ’14 “Backyard Travel specializes in tours in Asia, its location there giving it the advantage of providing an insider\’s view of the continent. Many of the company\’s trips plow new ground in visiting what sometimes are familiar destinations. An example is the two-day Ancient Xian by Vintage Sidecar & Jeep tour.”

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What to Expect on a Tailored China Cultural Holiday?

A tailor-made China cultural holiday is more than just sightseeing at the country’s top attractions. With our focus on local expertise, you get an authentic, immersive trip that takes you beyond guidebook itineraries. Cruise the canals of antique water towns, visit sacred temples and panda sanctuaries in Sichuan, or savor zesty cuisine in trend-setting Beijing. Get deeper experiences with our cultural tours of China.



LOCAL BELIEFS

Travel across the wide country in search of the unique and local, from the ancient customs of tribes in Xishuangbanna to massive Buddhist grottoes in Yungang.



LOCAL COMMUNITIES

A tailored China cultural holiday is about local exploration. From the Beijing arts scene to the laid-back pace of scenic villages in Guangdong, get the inside perspective of the backbone communities of this massive, dynamic culture.



HERITAGE & HISTORY

Time-travel back to the Middle Kingdom. Our cultural tours of China take you to the fabled terracotta army of Xi’an, the iconic Great Wall, sumptuous imperial palaces, and stunning historical museums.



GENUINE ENCOUNTERS

Through friendly local guides and community tourism projects, our cultural tours of China immerse you in the far-from-mundane daily life, from teeny mountain hamlets to street-side noodle stalls.



ARTS & CRAFTS

Whether you’re looking for the avant-garde in stylish Shanghai or the traditional in rural markets, delve into China’s colorful and varied arts culture. Visit modern museums, or peek over the shoulders of masters in workshops.



EXPERT ADVICE

We design our customizable China cultural tours with experienced, in-country travel consultants, ensuring the best up-to-date advice along with unique insider perspectives.

Meet our China Travel Specialists

Backyard Travel is a local China travel agency. Our travel specialists who live in China can tell you everything from the best time to visit the Great Wall to the trendiest rooftop bars in Shanghai. Tell us your travel aspirations, and we’ll start designing your tailormade China vacation today.

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China Travel Specialist

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