Traveling South-West China

Recommended Tours by Colorful China Travel

China is a multi-faceted travel destination with a rich breadth of history and culture, ancient heritage sites, spectacular natural wonders and an unrivaled ethnic diversity. Thanks to modern infrastructure, travelling in China has become less strenuous in recent years. However, we firmly believe that a good preparation is the key to a successful and unforgettable journey to the middle kingdom. Because of the size of China, the choice of magnificent sightseeing spots is endless. Therefore, the question about which places to visit mainly depends on your interests and the time on hand.

On the following pages we put together some interesting itineraries for tours in China and beyond. These tours should simply serve as an inspiration and help you with the planning of your next trip to China. It comes without saying that all tours can be adapted to your personal interests and wishes. Just tell us your own personal travel ideas for China and let us do the rest.

Fascinating Sichuan Province

Travel the Sichuan Province
6-8 days
Private Tours
Sichuan Tours

Discover Sichuan: Travel from the biggest Buddha in the world up to the Tibetan Highlands

Trip to Sichuan. The Sichuan province is one of the most exciting areas for travelers to China. You will visit the largest Buddha in the world in Leshan and hike the Emei Mountain, the "Mountain of Light" of Sichuan Province. The hiking or horse trek near Tagong through the grassland of West Sichuan and a visit to the alpine Muge Lake complete this Sichuan journey. You also pay a visit to the Giant Panda Reserve near Bifengxia.

Journey along the ancient Silk Road

Travel along the Silk Road from Xi'An to Turpan in Xinjiang
12-14 days
Active Tours
China Tour
Cultural Tours
Private Tours

Travel the Silk Road in the footsteps of Marco Polo and the Monk Xuanzang

Travel along the ancient Silk Road in China. The Silk Road - a mythical term that triggers associations like treasures of the East, adventure, abandoned ghost towns, mysterious cultures and civilizations of which we generally know little. On your journey along the Silk Road you will follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo and learn more about the glorious past of the once magnificent cities along this ancient trade route.

Day Trip to the Tiger Leaping Gorge Yunnan Province

Day Trip to Tiger Leaping Gorge with scenic hike. Yunnan
Active Tours

Spice up your your Yunnan Holiday with a day trip to the Tiger Leaping Gorge

A day trip from either Lijiang or Zhongdian to the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge in the Yunnan Province, one of the deepest canyons in the world. The difference in height from the Yangtze River to the highest peak of Jade Dragon Mountain measures almost 4,000 meters. Along a high trail, you hike high above the Yangtze River and enjoy the most breathtaking views the Yunnan Province has to offer. The ideal family tour suitable for kids of 6 years or more.

Sichuan Tour: Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong National Parks

3-5 days
Sichuan Tours

Jiuzhaigou: Natural Wonders of Northern Sichuan

Travel from Chengdu to the national parks of Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong in the north of Sichuan Province. The Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong National Parks, located about 400km north of Chengdu, are undoubtedly among the most beautiful and fascinating national parks in China. While Jiuzhaigou offers a fantastic mountainous landscape with waterfalls, clean streams and crystal lakes, the Huanglong National Park inspires with beautiful sinter terraces, which make the heart rate of every photographer go faster!

Explore Guizhou and Guangxi Provinces: Journey through China's south

12-14 days
China Tour
Private Tours

Travel from Chengdu through Guizhou Province to Yangshuo

Your journey begins in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province and home of the Panda Bears. You will visit the Buddhist caves of Dazu, which rank amongst the most important Buddhist stone works in the world. With the comfortable high-speed train, you travel into the Guizhou province to Kaili. The largely undiscovered Guizhou province inspires by its picturesque Dong and Miao villages, which are embedded in a lovely karst landscape. From Guizhou your China journey continues to the neighboring Guangxi province.

Yunnan Compact

3-5 days
Cultural Tours

Travel the Yunnan Province and discover the most important sights in 4 days

Yunnan Travel: Discover the most important sights of Yunnan within 4 days. Experience the mysterious Stone Forest, visit Dali with it's three pagodas and dive into Liijiang's world famous old town. This tour will enable you to see as much as possible within a very short time. This comprehensive Yunnan tour complements perfectly your business trip and is also perfect as an stop-over for your trip to China.