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.

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.

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.

The magnificent Rice Terraces of Yuanyang

3-5 days
Cultural Tours
Private Tours

China's most magnificent terraced rice fields are in Yunnan Province

Travel and hiking the Yuanyang Rice Terraces: On this unique journey, you travel to the mostly undiscovered and still little visited south of the Yunnan province almost to the Vietnamese border. Spectacular rice terraces, ethnic minorities, colorful markets, old temples and pristine villages are the highlights your journey to Yuanzang. A visit to the well-known stone forest near Lunan rounds off this journey full of new experiences.