The Best Sightseeing Tours in China

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If you're headed to China and are looking for the best options for sightseeing 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 sightseeing 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:

  • 4 Days, $473.00

  • 6 Days, $798.00

  • 5 Days, $790.00

What are sightseeing tours like in China?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 19 trip options analyzed
  • $209 average price per day (USD)
  • 4 to 15 days in length
  • 4.78 of 5 average rating
  • 33 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of sightseeing 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 4.78 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 33 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 9 days, with tours ranging from 4 to 15 days long. For physical activity, you'll find tours classified as easy, serious, moderate, and relaxing, with most of them being easy. With our thorough analysis of 19 sightseeing 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 Sightseeing Tours in China
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



4 Days Start/End in Lhasa 1 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 4 days, this jouney will have 12 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 2 to 80. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. Expertly organized by Great Tibet Tour, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $118 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$473
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
by Great Tibet Tour



6 Days Start/End in Lhasa 3 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Great Tibet Tour which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $133 per day. Your adventure starts and ends in Lhasa. You'll love the emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, too. The maximum group size is 12 people, welcoming guests age 2 to 80.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$798
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



5 Days Start/End in Lhasa 2 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. With a duration of 5 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 12 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests age 2 to 80. Lhasa will be the beginning and end of your trip. Brought to you by Great Tibet Tour, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $158 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$790
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



9 Days Start/End in Lhasa 6 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 9 unforgettable days, visiting China and Nepal. It ensures an intimate group setting with 12 participants at most. With 6 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Everest Base Camp, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Xegar, and more. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Lhasa. Great Tibet Tour, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests age 2 to 80. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $165 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,481
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Outshine Adventure



8 Days Start/End in Kathmandu 6 Destinations through Nepal, China 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 78 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, visiting Nepal and China. Along the way, this journey encompasses 6 destinations, including Dhunche, Lhatse, Shigatse, and Gyantse. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Kathmandu. Lasting 8 days, the maximum group size is 15 people, and it's good for guests age 12 to 78. Organized by Outshine Adventure , this is a great deal because it's only $163 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
$1,300
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Great Tibet Tour



7 Days Start/End in Lhasa 4 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage is the perfect choice. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. This itinerary covers 4 captivating destinations, with stops in Gyantse and Shigatse, among others. Lhasa kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Spanning across 7 days, the voyage accommodates 12 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 2 to 80. Offered by Great Tibet Tour, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $174 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,218
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by TravelChinaGuide Tours



8 Days Kunming to Shangri-La 4 Destinations 4 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by TravelChinaGuide Tours has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day journey you can unwind while also making new memories. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 4 destinations, featuring Dali and Lijiang. Your journey starts off in Kunming and finishes in Shangri-La. With a group size of 4 people, it's suitable for guests of all ages. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $175 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,399
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Adventure Himalayan Travels



8 Days Start/End in Kathmandu 5 Destinations through Nepal, China 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 75 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, visiting Nepal and China. Uncover the beauty of 5 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Xegar, Shigatse, and Gyantse. Kathmandu will be both the start and end of your journey. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 16 participants, and it's great for guests age 16 to 75. Brought to you by the renowned Adventure Himalayan Travels, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $184 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
$1,475
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing 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 15-day voyage, visiting China and Nepal, is ideal for guests age 7 to 80. And priced at only $141 per day, it's a great value, too. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, too. On this amazing journey, you'll experience sightseeing and mountain hikes. Traverse through 7 enchanting destinations, with Saga County, Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse among the must-see stops along the route. Begin your trip in Shannan and complete it with a memorable finale in Mount Kailash. It's offered by Tibet Vista, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Wildlife
  • Sightseeing
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$2,121
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for sightseeing tours.
by Great Tibet Tour



7 Days Lhasa to Gyirong County 6 Destinations through China, Nepal 12 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $167 per day, this terrific 7-day trip, visiting China and Nepal, is ideal for guests age 2 to 80. This trip visits 6 destinations, including Shigatse, Xegar, Everest Base Camp, and Gyantse along the way. Your journey starts off in Lhasa and finishes in Gyirong County. Organized by the reputable Great Tibet Tour, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$1,166
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 sightseeing tours in China cost?

Average Daily Price Sightseeing Tours
$209

After analyzing 19 sightseeing tours in China, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $209 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for sightseeing tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. 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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