The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in China

Unleash Your Inner Explorer: Embark on Epic Hiking Adventures with These Tours

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If you're craving an exciting escape into the wilderness, we're sure that one of these hiking and trekking tours to China are the perfect choice for you. In order to find the best, we've carefully analyzed all the tour options available, considering factors such as destinations, price, guest ratings, service, and activities. Get ready to embark on thrilling treks through stunning landscapes in China, where every step reveals a new marvel of nature. Let's get to it!


The Top 3:

  • 13 Days, $2021.00

  • 15 Days, $2121.00

  • 15 Days, $2018.00

What are hiking tours like in China?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 9 trip options analyzed
  • $217 average price per day (USD)
  • 8 to 15 days in length
  • 4.69 of 5 average rating
  • 59 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of hiking and trekking tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.69 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 59 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 8 days, while the longest is 15 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are serious, moderate, and easy, with the most as serious. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 9 hiking and trekking tours, you can rest assured that China has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(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 9 Best Hiking Tours in China
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Tibet Vista



13 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu 6 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 12 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting China and Nepal, that has been awarded a 4.3 out of 5 stars by previous guests. Guests are treated to unforgettable hiking and mountain hikes experiences. With a duration of 13 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 12 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 12 to 70 years old. With 6 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Mount Kailash, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Everest Base Camp, and more. Beginning in beautiful Lhasa, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Kathmandu. Brought to you by Tibet Vista, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $155 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Mountain Hikes
$2,021
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Tibet Vista



15 Days Shannan to Mount Kailash 7 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 7 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 15 unforgettable days, visiting China and Nepal. It ensures an intimate group setting with 12 participants at most. Along the way, this journey encompasses 7 destinations, including Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, Saga County, and Lhasa. Shannan will mark the start of your journey, while Mount Kailash will serve as its final destination. Tibet Vista, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 7 to 80 years old. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities. Experience the excitment of sightseeing and mountain hikes on your journey. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $141 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$2,121
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



15 Days Start/End in Lhasa 10 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 12 to 70 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting China and Nepal. This itinerary covers 10 captivating destinations, with stops in Mount Kailash, Burang, Lhatse, and Gyantse, among others. Lhasa kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Lasting 15 days, the maximum group size is 12 people, and it's good for travelers aged 12 to 70 years old. Organized by Great Tibet Tour, this is a great deal because it's only $135 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$2,018
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Explore!



10 Days Start/End in Beijing 5 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.4 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 5 destinations, featuring Shanhaiguan, Zunhua, and Tianjin. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Beijing. Spanning across 10 days, the journey accommodates 16 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 16 to 85 years old. Offered by Explore!, this remarkable journey is priced at just $175 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Walking Tour
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$1,750
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Alpine Club of Himalaya



8 Days Kathmandu to Lhasa 3 Destinations through Nepal, China 40 People at Most Ages 10 to 83 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Alpine Club of Himalaya has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day journey, visiting Nepal and China, you can unwind while also making new memories. Kathmandu will mark the start of your journey, while Lhasa will serve as its final destination. With a group size of 40 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 10 to 83 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $225 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$1,799
TourRadar
by Doufeng Adventure



8 Days Start/End in Urumqi 1 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 15 to 60 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4 out of 5 rating. Your adventure starts and ends in Urumqi. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 20 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 15 to 60 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Doufeng Adventure, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $226 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$1,805
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sichuan Adventure



14 Days Start/End in Chengdu 4 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 75 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This 14-day journey is ideal for travelers aged 12 to 75 years old. And priced at only $311 per day, it's a great value, too. This trip visits 4 destinations, including Jiuzhaigou and Leshan along the way. Chengdu will be the beginning and end of your trip. It's offered by Sichuan Adventure, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$4,350
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Female Guide Holiday



10 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu 7 Destinations through China, Nepal 200 People at Most Ages 10 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $270 per day, this terrific 10-day trip, visiting China and Nepal, is ideal for travelers aged 10 to 90 years old. Hiking and sightseeing are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. Experience a trip that takes you to 7 remarkable destinations, including Everest Base Camp, Zhangmu, Tsetang, and Gyantse. Lhasa will mark the start of your journey, while Kathmandu will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Female Guide Holiday, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$2,699
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Female Guide Holiday



8 Days Start/End in Kathmandu 7 Destinations through Nepal, China 200 People at Most Ages 10 to 85 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Nepal and China. Guests are treated to unforgettable hiking and sightseeing experiences. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 200 people, and is good for travelers aged 10 to 85 years old. Explore 7 incredible locations on this trip, including Everest Base Camp, Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Kathmandu. This fantastic option, organized by Female Guide Holiday, presents an unbeatable value at just $312 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$2,499
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Chengdu, The Best 3-Day Tours from Xi'an, 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 Shanghai, The Best 2-Week Tours from Lhasa, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Chengdu for more package tour options.

How much do hiking tours in China cost?

Average Daily Price Hiking & Trekking Tours
$217

Travelers to China will have a large number of terrific options for hiking and trekking tours at a variety of great prices. The price of hiking and trekking tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 9 hiking and trekking tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $217 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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