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China

China

With a recorded history of 5,000 years, China is one of the world's earliest civilizations. China is credited as one of the countries in which economic activity was developed and structured. From agriculture to precious stone trading, China consistently held a power position in the early world. With such an extensive history, it is no wonder the country is bursting with ancient tradition and maintains strong cultural ties to the past. China has an ideal blend of old and new. You'll never be left with nothing to do as you travel between ancient historic sites and booming modern cities. 

Boasting some of the world’s largest cities and some of the world’s oldest artifacts China is a unique world-class destination. Historic sights, world-wonders and old-world towns make this country a one-of-a-kind destination. China’s second largest city, Beijing, is home to countless historic sites that provide a rich cultural tour of this communist country. The Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall, to name a few, are impressive mankind feats that are sure to stun most visitors. Shanghai, an architect’s playground combines old and new with modern skyscrapers standing alongside traditional Chinese architecture. 

When city life proves to be too fast paced, escape to rural China to step back in time and absorb the slower lifestyle that still exists outside of the modern cities. With some of the world’s most impressive natural wonders, China’s diverse landscape offers awe-inspiring views ranging from lush rice terraces to massive limestone structures. Whether you find yourself hiking the Great Wall or floating down the Li River, Swain Destinations can make visiting China a reality for all of our travelers. 

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Sample Itineraries


Tours and Activities

Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven & Court Cuisine
Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven & Court Cuisine
Beijing
Great Wall at Mutianyu and Ming Tombs Tour
Great Wall at Mutianyu and Ming Tombs Tour
Beijing
Length: Full-day
Great Wall at Mutianyu and Summer Palace
Great Wall at Mutianyu and Summer Palace
Beijing
Length: Full-day
Great Wall Tour
Great Wall Tour
Beijing
Length: Half-day
Hutong Tour
Hutong Tour
Beijing
Length: Half-day
Emei Shan Tour
Emei Shan Tour
Chengdu
Length: Full-day
Giant Panda Breeding Base
Giant Panda Breeding Base
Chengdu
Length: Half-day
Li River Tour to Yangshou
Li River Tour to Yangshou
Guilin
Length: Full-day
Reed Flute Cave and Guilin Tour
Reed Flute Cave and Guilin Tour
Guilin
Length: Half-day
Hangzhou and West Lake Tour
Hangzhou and West Lake Tour
Hangzhou
Length: Half-day
Aberdeen and Harbor Evening Cruise
Aberdeen and Harbor Evening Cruise
Hong Kong
Length: Half-day
Hong Kong Heritage Tour
Hong Kong Heritage Tour
Hong Kong
Length: Half-day
Hong Kong Island Orientation
Hong Kong Island Orientation
Hong Kong
Length: Half-day
Lantau Island & Skyrail Tour
Lantau Island & Skyrail Tour
Hong Kong
Length: Full-day
Old and New Hong Kong
Old and New Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Length: Half-day
Stone Forest Tour
Stone Forest Tour
Kunming
Length: Full-day
Jewish Heritage Tour
Jewish Heritage Tour
Shanghai
Length: Half-day
Peninsula Shanghai River Cruise
Peninsula Shanghai River Cruise
Shanghai
Length: Half-day
Shanghai Bund with Jade Buddha and Yu Gardens
Shanghai Bund with Jade Buddha and Yu Gardens
Shanghai
Length: Half-day
Shanghai City Tour
Shanghai City Tour
Shanghai
Length: Half-day, Full-day
Zhujiajiao Water Village
Zhujiajiao Water Village
Shanghai
Length: Half-day
Master of Nets Garden
Master of Nets Garden
Suzhou
Length: Half-day
Terracotta Warriors and Shaanxi Provincial Museum
Terracotta Warriors and Shaanxi Provincial Museum
Xi'an
Length: Full-day
Terracotta Warriors Tour
Terracotta Warriors Tour
Xi'an
Length: Half-day