The Best Train & Rail Tours in China

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Prepare yourself for an extraordinary journey with one of these amazing train and rail 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 train and rail tours promise an unforgettable adventure in China.


The Top 3:

  • 16 Days, $5349.00

  • 26 Days, $2422.60

  • 22 Days, $1807.13

What are rail tours like in China?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 3 trip options analyzed
  • $159 average price per day (USD)
  • 16 to 26 days in length
  • 4.43 of 5 average rating
  • 18 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of train and rail 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 4.43 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 18 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 21 days, with tours ranging from 16 to 26 days long. With our thorough analysis of 3 train and rail 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 3 Best Train & Rail Tours in China
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



16 Days Beijing to Tokyo 9 Destinations through China, Japan 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

This 16-day journey, visiting China and Japan, is ideal for guests from 12 to 90 years old. And priced at only $301 per day, it's a great value, too. Experience a trip that takes you to 9 remarkable destinations, including Xi'an, Shanghai, Osaka, and Koya-san. Begin your trip in Beijing and complete it with a memorable finale in Tokyo. It's offered by G Adventures, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Train & Rail
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
$4,814
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for train and rail tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
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 $93 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
$2,423
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for train and rail 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

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 3.9 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 22 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 20 people, and is good for guests from 7 and up. Discover a journey that spans 8 destinations, with notable stops in Zhengzhou, Beijing, Yangshuo, and Guilin. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Shanghai. This fantastic option, organized by The Dragon Trip, presents an unbeatable value at just $82 per day.

  • Train & Rail
  • In-depth Cultural
$1,807
TourRadar

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How much do Train & Rail Tours in China cost?

Average Daily Price Train & Rail Tours
$159

Travelers to China will have a large number of terrific options for train and rail tours at a variety of great prices. The price of train and rail tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 3 train and rail tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $159 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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