The Best Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in China

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If you're headed to China and are looking for the best options for outdoor and nature tours, then you've come to the right place. We have done an extensive analysis of all available options in China based on price, guest ratings, service, amenities, activities, and value. We've done the groundwork for you, meticulously analyzing everything based on these key criteria in order to find the absolute best outdoor and nature tours. Whether you're dreaming of a vacation filled with relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, we've found the ideal journeys to make your holiday to China unforgettable. We have lots of details below on what these multi-day tours and trips are like, where they visit, how much you can expect to pay, and more. So, let's dig in.


The Top 3:

  • 15 Days, $2121.00

  • 13 Days, $2021.00

  • 15 Days, $2018.00

What are outdoor and nature tours like in China?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 10 trip options analyzed
  • $220 average price per day (USD)
  • 8 to 15 days in length
  • 4.67 of 5 average rating
  • 54 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of outdoor and nature 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 4.67 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 54 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 11 days, with tours ranging from 8 to 15 days long. Regarding physical activity, the tours are categorized as serious, moderate, and easy, with the majority being serious. With our thorough analysis of 10 outdoor and nature 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 Outdoor and Nature Tours in China
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature 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

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, visiting China and Nepal. Experience the excitment of sightseeing and mountain hikes on your journey. This trip visits 7 destinations, including Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, Saga County, and Lhasa along the way. Your journey will begin in Shannan and end in Mount Kailash. With an emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Lasting 15 days, the maximum group size is 12 people, and it's good for guests age 7 to 80. Organized by Tibet Vista, this is a great deal because it's only $141 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$2,121
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature 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

With a stellar 4.3 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip, visiting China and Nepal, is the perfect choice. Experience a trip that takes you to 6 remarkable destinations, including Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, and Gyantse. Begin your trip in Lhasa and complete it with a memorable finale in Kathmandu. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing hiking and mountain hikes. Spanning across 13 days, the trip accommodates 12 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 12 to 70. Offered by Tibet Vista, this remarkable trip is priced at just $155 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Mountain Hikes
$2,021
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature 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 exceptional trip offering by Great Tibet Tour has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 15-day trip, visiting China and Nepal, you can unwind while also making new memories. Explore 10 incredible locations on this trip, including Burang, Lhatse, Gyantse, and Shigatse. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Lhasa. With a group size of 12 people, it's suitable for guests age 12 to 70. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $135 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$2,018
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature 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

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.4 out of 5 rating. Discover a journey that spans 5 destinations, with notable stops in Shanhaiguan, Zunhua, and Tianjin. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Beijing. Spanning across 10 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 16 participants, and it's great for guests age 16 to 85. Brought to you by the renowned Explore!, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $175 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • 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 8-day voyage, visiting Nepal and China, is ideal for guests age 10 to 83. And priced at only $225 per day, it's a great value, too. Begin your trip in Kathmandu and complete it with a memorable finale in Lhasa. It's offered by Alpine Club of Himalaya, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$1,799
TourRadar
by Nepal Hiking Pvt. Ltd.



8 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu 6 Destinations through China, Nepal 14 People at Most Ages 18 to 65 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $250 per day, this terrific 8-day trip, visiting China and Nepal, is ideal for guests age 18 to 65. With 6 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Shigatse, Xegar, Gyirong County, and Gyantse, and more. Your journey starts off in Lhasa and finishes in Kathmandu. Organized by the reputable Nepal Hiking Pvt. Ltd., this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Jeep & 4WD
  • In-depth Cultural
$1,999
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 incredible journey that has received a 4 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 20 people, and is good for guests age 15 to 60. Urumqi will be both the start and end of your journey. This fantastic option, organized by Doufeng Adventure, presents an unbeatable value at just $226 per day.

  • 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

Spanning over 14 days, this voyage has a maximum size of 16 individuals. Welcoming guests age 12 to 75, it is organized by Sichuan Adventure, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This itinerary covers 4 captivating destinations, with stops in Jiuzhaigou and Leshan, among others. Your adventure starts and ends in Chengdu. Available at an unbeatable price of only $311 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$4,350
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

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage, visiting Nepal and China, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. Experience the excitment of hiking and sightseeing on your journey. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 200 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 10 to 85. Expertly organized by Female Guide Holiday, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $312 per day.

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

This memorable journey, visiting China and Nepal, is offered by Female Guide Holiday which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $270 per day. Uncover the beauty of 7 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, and Zhangmu. Your journey will begin in Lhasa and end in Kathmandu. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing hiking and sightseeing. The maximum group size is 200 people, welcoming guests age 10 to 90.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Historical
  • Family
$2,699
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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 Outdoor Tours in China cost?

Average Daily Price Outdoor and Nature Tours
$220

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for outdoor and nature tours when planning a visit to China. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of outdoor and nature tours in China based on data from 10 options is an affordable $220 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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