The Best Adventure Tours in China

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Prepare yourself for an extraordinary journey with one of these amazing adventure tours in China. Our extensive research has led us to uncover the finest journeys available, carefully analyzed from a diverse range of offerings from highly regarded travel companies. Every aspect, from pricing and guest ratings to service quality, destinations, and activities, has been taken into account. Whether you're an experienced explorer or venturing to new places for the first time, these thoughtfully selected adventure tours promise an unforgettable adventure in China.


The Top 3:

  • 9 Days, $788.83

  • 26 Days, $2436.27

  • 10 Days, $920.52

What are adventure tours like in China?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 65 trip options analyzed
  • $225 average price per day (USD)
  • 4 to 26 days in length
  • 4.7 of 5 average rating
  • 20 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of adventure tours in China, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 20 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 11 days, with tours ranging from 4 to 26 days long. For physical activity, the tours are marked as easy, relaxing, moderate, and serious, with a prevalent number on easy tours. With our thorough analysis of 65 adventure tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that China has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Adventure Tours in China
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by The Dragon Trip



9 Days Hong Kong to Chengdu 4 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 18 to 55 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 9-day journey is ideal for guests from 18 to 55 years old. And priced at only $88 per day, it's a great value, too. Experience a trip that takes you to 4 remarkable destinations, including Yangshuo and Guilin. Begin your trip in Hong Kong and complete it with a memorable finale in Chengdu. It's offered by The Dragon Trip, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • In-depth Cultural
$789
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by The Dragon Trip



26 Days Start/End in Hong Kong 8 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 7 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $94 per day, this terrific 26-day journey is ideal for guests from 7 and up. Explore 8 incredible locations on this trip, including Dengfeng, Beijing, Hangzhou, and Yangshuo. Hong Kong kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Organized by the reputable The Dragon Trip, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Train & Rail
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$2,436
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by The Dragon Trip



10 Days Beijing to Shanghai 3 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 7 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 10 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 20 people, and is good for guests from 7 and up. Your journey will begin in Beijing and end in Shanghai. This fantastic option, organized by The Dragon Trip, presents an unbeatable value at just $92 per day.

  • Family
$921
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by The Dragon Trip



22 Days Start/End in Shanghai 8 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 7 to 99 Guest Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 22 days, this voyage has a maximum size of 20 individuals. Welcoming guests from 7 and up, it is organized by The Dragon Trip, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip takes you on an adventure to 8 destinations, including Beijing, Yangshuo, Guilin, and Chengdu. Shanghai will be both the start and end of your journey. Available at an unbeatable price of only $83 per day, this option also has a rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Train & Rail
  • In-depth Cultural
$1,817
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by Intrepid Travel



12 Days Beijing to Shanghai 5 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4.4 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 12 days, this jouney will have 16 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests from 15 and up. Expertly organized by Intrepid Travel, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $95 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,143
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



8 Days Start/End in Lhasa 5 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 3 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey, visiting China and Nepal, is offered by Great Tibet Tour which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $115 per day. Along the way, this journey encompasses 5 destinations, including Gyantse, Shigatse, and Xegar. Lhasa will be the beginning and end of your trip. The maximum group size is 12 people, welcoming guests from 3 to 80 years old.

  • Family
$921
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by On The Go Tours



22 Days Start/End in Shanghai 8 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 18 to 55 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4.5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 22 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 20 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests from 18 to 55 years old. This itinerary covers 8 captivating destinations, with stops in Chengdu, Xi'an, Zhengzhou, and Beijing, among others. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Shanghai. Brought to you by On The Go Tours, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $118 per day.

$2,605
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Truly China Travel



18 Days Hong Kong to Kunming 12 Destinations 22 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 18 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 22 participants at most. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 12 destinations, featuring Yangshuo, Longsheng, Liuzhou, and Zhaoxing. Your journey starts off in Hong Kong and finishes in Kunming. Truly China Travel, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers of all ages. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $138 per day. It's also on sale right now!

  • Family
$3,113 $2,490
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Truly China Travel



19 Days Beijing to Hong Kong 9 Destinations 22 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Uncover the beauty of 9 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Chengdu, Lijiang, Dali, and Kunming. Your journey will begin in Beijing and end in Hong Kong. Lasting 19 days, the maximum group size is 22 people, and it's good for travelers of all ages. Organized by Truly China Travel, this is a great deal because it's only $169 per day. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • Family
$4,022 $3,218
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for adventure tours.
by G Adventures



8 Days Beijing to Shanghai 3 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip is the perfect choice. Begin your trip in Beijing and complete it with a memorable finale in Shanghai. Spanning across 8 days, the trip accommodates 16 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 12 to 90 years old. Offered by G Adventures, this remarkable trip is priced at just $169 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,349
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Chengdu, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Beijing, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Lhasa, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Chengdu, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Shanghai, The Best 10-Day Tours from Beijing, The Best 10-Day Tours from Shanghai, The Best 10-Day Tours from Lhasa, The Best 2-Week Tours from Beijing, The Best 2-Week Tours from Chengdu, The Best 2-Week Tours from Lhasa, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Shanghai for more package tour options.

How much do Adventure Tours in China cost?

Average Daily Price Adventure Tours
$225

Travelers to China will have a large number of terrific options for adventure tours at a variety of great prices. The price of adventure tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 65 adventure tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $225 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in China.

And for more information on China, see China Travel Costs and China Hotel Costs.


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