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.

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!

Travel the Tibetan Highlands of Western Sichuan

9-11 days
Private Tours
Sichuan Tours

Explore the magnificent tibetan highlands from west Sichuan to Yunnan in China

The journey over the Tibetan Highland from Sichuan to Yunnan in Western China is a journey of a lifetime. The impressive natural landscapes with snow-covered mountains, endless grass landscapes, countless yak herds as well as Tibetan monasteries will inspire you on this journey! The journey leads from the famous Panda Bears in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province via the fascinating landscape of the Tibetan plateau of West Sichuan, to Zhongdian, the "Shangri-La" of Yunnan Province.

Travel the Sichuan Province in China: The Highlights

6-8 days
Private Tours
Sichuan Tours

A journey through the magnificent Sichuan Province

Travel through the Sichuan province in the southwest of China. Journey to the highlights of Sichuan Province, which is one of the most exciting and varied provinces in China, both scenically, culturally and culinary. Thanks to direct flights from Europe to Chengdu, Sichuan province is now even easier and faster to reach. Starting point of this Sichuan journey is the pulsating metropolis Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan province. From Chengdu, your journey takes you to Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest Buddha statue in the world.

Sichuan Tour from Chengdu to the ancient Salt Wells of Zigong

6-8 days
Sichuan Tours

A journey to the south of the Sichuan Province, China

A journey through Sichuan from Chengdu to the Buddhist grottos of Anyue and to the salt well of Shenhai in the city of Zigong in China. The stone sculptures of Anyue, more than 1,200 years old, are among the most beautiful of their kind in the world. On this Sichuan tour you will also visit the salt well of Zigong and the salt museum with an interesting exhibit about the ancient salt trade in Sichuan, China. The visit to the world’s biggest Buddha in Leshan and a lovely walk at the holy Emei mountain round off this tour to Sichuan Province.

China Grand Tour: Explore China by Train

15-17 days
Active Tours
Private Tours
Sichuan Tours

Train Travel China: Journey thoughout China by all sorts of trains

Travel and Explore China in the best way possible: by train! The construction of the modern high-speed train network in China makes it now possible to travel in China in a fast, comfortable and economical way. You travel comfortably on board of the modern high-speed trains through the rural areas of China. From the train window you experience China from close-up and from a different perspective! Another unique experience will be your journey on a Chinese overnight train and the ride with the antique steam train of a former coal mine in Sichuan Province.