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.

Active Tour from Yunnan in China to Laos

12-14 days
Active Tours
Budget Tours
Crossborder-Tours
Private Tours

Overland journey from Lijiang (Yunnan) to Luang Prabang

An activity-packed tour from the spectacular landscapes of Yunnan in China into the relaxation of Laos. Travel from Lijiang in Yunnan province as far as the gold-gleaming temples of Luang Prabang. The boat trip along Nam Ou river and the hike on a scenic high trail through Tiger Leaping Gorge are only two of the highlights of this journey from China to Laos. Spending nights off-the-beaten-track and away from the major tourist paths with local families in Khamu villages give you a first-hand experience of the daily life of the native people in Laos and China.

Yunnan Budget Tour: The Tea and Horse Road

9-11 days
Budget Tours

Travel the Yunnan Province along a long lost trade route

Yunnan Budget Tour along the legendary “Tea Horse Road”, an old trade route between the tea production areas of the Yunnan province and Tibet. You will travel by public transport, trains, local taxis, on foot or whatever else we think of along the way. This way, you will very easily be able to come into contact with the local population and experience things that often remain undiscovered by other travellers to the Yunnan Province.

The Yunnan Grand Budget Tour (Group Tour)

12-14 days
Budget Tours
Join-In Tour

The big Yunnan Journey for the small budget with fixed departure dates from Kunming

Yunnan tour at a budget price! Fascinating round trip through the whole Yunnan Province in South-West China. Discover one of the most beautiful and diverse provinces in China in a small group. This Yunnan tour is ideal for the price-conscious traveler as well as for couples or the solo-traveller. The cost of the tour guide and bus is divided by the number of participants. So, the more participants, the more budget-friendly the trip will be! Ask us for the fixed deparure dates from Kunming.