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Why Local Travel Agencies are Better Than Online Booking Sites

When planning your next vacation, you may be tempted to book everything online. After all, it’s quick and easy to compare prices and make reservations from the comfort of your own home. However, there are several reasons why using a local travel agency in your area can be a much better option.

Personalized Service

One of the biggest advantages of using a local travel agency is the personalized service you will receive. When you work with a travel agent in person, they can get to know you and your preferences. They can offer recommendations based on your interests and budget, and they can help you create an itinerary that is tailored specifically to your needs.

Expert Advice

Local travel agents have years of experience in the industry and know their destinations inside and out. They can offer expert advice on everything from the best time to visit a particular location to which hotels have the best amenities. They can also provide insider tips on local attractions that may not be well-known to tourists.

Assistance with Changes or Issues

When booking through an online site, it can be difficult or even impossible to make changes or resolve issues if something goes wrong with your reservation. With a local travel agency, however, you have someone who is accessible if any problems arise during your trip. They will work with airlines, hotels, and other vendors on your behalf to resolve any issues that may come up.

Supporting Local Businesses

By using a local travel agency in your area, you are supporting small businesses in your community rather than large corporations that may not have as much vested interest in providing personalized service or supporting local economies.

In conclusion, while online booking sites may seem like an easy option for planning a vacation, using a local travel agency offers many benefits such as personalized service, expert advice, assistance with changes or issues during the trip and supporting small businesses in our community. So, the next time you’re planning a trip, consider working with a local travel agency in your area to make the most of your vacation.

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Recommended reason: China Highlights International Travel Service was found in 1998. Our team serves 10,000 satisfied customers a year, winning TripAdvisor’s certificate of excellence year on year, we have thousands of 5 star reviews.

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Recommended reason: Founded in November 1949, China Travel Service Head Office is the first travel agency of new China. Through half a century’s effort, CTS has become China’s leading comprehensive travel agency

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Recommended reason: 50 years of hard working has turned CITS, Beijing into a company with strength and with a variety of service items to meet the needs of tourists the world over.

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Recommended reason:  Shanghai Spring Internaitonal Travel Services's business operations have expanded to include not only travel services but also hotel reservations, airline ticket reservations, convention, exhibition, business travel, immigration, sports game planning and more.

Recommended reason: Shanghai CTI range of business includes sightseeing tours for overseas tourists in China, outbound tours and domestic tours for Chinese citizens, business travel and MICE management. It is also engaged in such businesses as hotel booking, ticket booking, domestic and international flight tickets agent, and car rental worldwide.

Recommended reason: With professional service and experienced team, XTITS has gained “Top 100 China Travel Service 1995” by CNTA, “the best contribution to the Silk Road Inbound Tourism Market 2006” by Jiuquan City Government of Gansu Province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government, “The Legend Rewarding of Silk Road Tourism 2006” by Dunhuang City Government, Gansu Province.

Recommended reason:   Sensitive to international standards, China International Travel Service, Guangdong specializes in providing comprehensive services to foreign tourist, business people, overseas Chinese and professionals traveling to Canton, Guangdong and mainland China.

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Recommended reason: Shanghai Airlines International Travel Service is under the administration of China Airlines International Travel Service, which provide large amount of travel routes and considerate travel service all around China.

Recommended reason: Since its foundation in 1993, OTC has been honored with “Top 100 China’s International Travel Agencies” over the years, and won “Top 10 Zhengjiang International Travel Agencies” and “The Best Travel Agency in Hangzhou”.

Recommended reason: Tang Dynasty Travel is a leading China tour operator in China, is led by a group of professionals whose aim is to provide clients with tour services that exceed their expectations.

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Silk Road Trips

Silk Road Trips

This tour was an incredible journey and a very good introduction to the complex history of China, the beauty of the vast landscape and the intricacies of Chinese philosophy. With the exception of Kashgar every city was absolutely worth it! The people of these cities were kind, respectful and generous, the guides passionate, knowledgeable and caring and the drivers prompt and professional. They were excellent at recommending the best places to eat, things to do, places to see, respecting my additional need, translating my words to the locals and vice versa and protecting/keeping me safe at all times. The hotels were all tidy, clean (with the exception of Kashgar) and conveniently located in terms of their proximity to local attractions to visit in your spare time and shops/restaurants. Further SilkRoads do an excellent job in organising your trip making it hassle free. All the tickets, transport, VISA requirements, and hotels are organised by them. Plus you have 24/7 contact with them during your trip for any queries you may have. All in all a wonderful trip. I just wish that I had an extra day in the middle of the trip in X’ian/Dunhuang and switch the day in Kashgar to an extra day in Urumqi so that one could enjoy some extra hikes, hots springs (in X’ian) and some rides (camel, horse and bike) in these beautiful locations. Thanks a lot to the SilkRoad team for a memorable experience!
Since we were traveling in an unpopular travel time, we had our own private tour guide. Our guide, Nancy, was also our driver for Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-La. The whole itinerary was very good scheduled and not to packed, so we had time to stroll around the cities by ourselves as well. We were very happy overall and will definitely recommend this tour

Truly China Travel

Truly China Travel

Excellent tour! Very well organised, includes everything that is necessary and I felt treated like a VIP guest all the time! My guide - Yunhua - bent over and backwards to make my trip unforgettable and he also arranged with great efficiency all the extra activities I was asking for (last minute)
It's been a great trip... Thanks to you. We've couldn't have asked for a better Guilin tour.

TravelChinaGuide Tours

TravelChinaGuide Tours

Great experience traveling with Travel China Guide. From being met at the airport to hotels to all the sight seeing. Everything was seamless and all our requests were catered to. Would definitely recommend going with them for your tours.
Quite excellent organization of our trip! Prompt feedback on questions and an absolute all-round carefree package that helped us have an unforgettable travel experience.

Agate Travel

Agate Travel

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This is a great tour that packs a lot in. Time flies as you see so much although you won't spend long at many of the sites. My favourite bits of the itinerary were: - The Great Wall at Mutianyu (Beijing) we took the chair lift option which meant we could ride the toboggan back down. - Terracotta Warriors (Xian) half day - Li River Cruise (Guilin) - Huangpu River Cruise (Shanghai) which luckily turned into an evening cruise as we couldn't get on the earlier one. Those are the highlights but there are so many other things such as the Tang Dynasty Dancing and Dumpling Dinner and Summer Palace in Beijng and Reed Flute Caves in Guilin. In particular Guilin so picturesque and Shanghai so modern. We were lucky with our first two guides, Tina (Beijing) and Celine (Xian) who were both excellent. Autumn in Guilin and Mindy in Shanghai were good too. Autumn stayed with us to help us find and order food in the evenings so a couple of long shifts for her. Celine helped arrange a birthday cake for one of our younger travellers. Included meals were excellent. Full banquets usually in local restaurants but we really enjoyed the home cooked lunch as well. Food was plentyful. We even enjoyed the set meal box on the cruise. Hotels were generally of a good standard. Check-in at The Great Wall Hotel in Beijing was really slow though and trying to find a table for breakfast was difficult and located a fair distance away from where the restaurants are (need to get the subway to reach them) The hotel in Guilin was the worst one, the rooms being some distance away from the lift and lobby and small bathrooms. The hotel in Shanghai was excellent. It was nice touch that we got framed photo souvenirs of our trip from Beijing although I think both myself and my sister should have received one each as we paid for single supplements. Some feedback I'd give would be that they need to let us know about the optional night tours that are available on the website/ itinerary before we come out so that we can budget properly. There was a night visit for the Big Goose Pagoda in Xian with the musical fountain light show which we would have liked to have gone to didn't go to due to the weather. We found that the night cruise in Guilin was expensive as the premium we paid for the guide to buy the tickets and come onboard with us was excessive. We could have just walked to the ticket office and bought the tickets ourselves. The night tour of Shanghai was just as expensive but at least that included a coach to drive us around as well as the guide. Having said that, we could have used the subway and got around ourselves and because it started so late, we didn't see much. It is worth going up Jin Mao Tower. Overall, we had a great time on this trip and would recommend Travel China Guide.

G Adventures

G Adventures

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Good value for money and the guide was on point. Would definitely use them again as an option for budget travel. China would likely have been difficult and beat and undoable without a tour (and I am a fairly a seasoned traveler)
The best things about this trip was our CEO, Jennifer. She was knowledgeable, helpful and gave a lot of great suggestions about foods to try, what we could do in our free time, etc. The accommodations and food were good for the price. The amount of time spent in transit and carrying around luggage was the main downside. The sleeper trains were also hard to get a good sleep on.

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel

Loved it Jerry the main dude was great
Extremely disappointed that we were not informed of the hotel change at the beginning of the trip. I think it would be beneficial to change the group meeting either early afternoon or after dinner so that people can see the Shanghai skyline at night For the sleeper train book whole section and then split the price so you can be with people you know. Sunny was a great guide. She was very informative, helpful and just an all around lovely person who allowed us to appreciate Chinese culture and hospitality.

Great Tibet Tour

Great Tibet Tour

We have a great time in Tibet joining the EBC tour with GTT. The arrangement route is nice, with 3 days at Lhasa for acclimatization. Both the tour guide Lobsang and driver Paksang were excellent in service, helping the visitor with smile, good advice, good information sharing, always provide helping hand when needed. I can see that they carry out their duty with passion from the heart. The itinerary timing was good, with an exception that 2 of our team member have some problem with the breathing when arrived at EBC. After couple of hour, we decided to leave EBC on the same day we reach to ensure the 2 members safety. The guide provides few options for decision making. Overall, it is an excellent tour and I would recommend to my friends GTT if they want to come to visit Tibet.
I can hardly think of the right words to thank you for a fantastic vacation in Tibet. I’m sorting out my photos, souvenirs. I come across a tiny piece of paper or a receipt, I remember a wonderful place we went, some warm & friendly person we met or something fascinating that we saw in Tibet. Our guide Dargye is a good guide, he speaks English very well, and he has full knowledge of Buddhism and local culture. We learned a lot from him. Again, thank you for everything. I recommended Great Tibet Tour to my friends.

Realistic Asia

Realistic Asia

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The general preparation and organization were excellent. The drivers were punctual, the lodging was tidy, the staff was nice and friendly, and the meals were good. Ms. Evelyn, our travel consultant, kept us informed about schedules and provided daily updates through WhatsApp, eliminating any concerns. We would choose their services again.

Tibet Vista

Tibet Vista

Superb guide, committed staff. Guaranteed the Tibet permit and followed through. Made this an adventure of a lifetime.
We are a family of 3 who have just spent a fabulous 15 days in Tibet with Tibet Vista. From the moment that we were picked up at the airport we felt looked after and everything was very well organised throughout the 15 days. Our tour guide Sonam was full of enthusiasm , knowledge and energy. We learnt so much about Tibetan culture snd during our monastery and temple tours Sonam provided us with lots of information. Nothing was too much trouble for him and he always had a smile on his face. He was very helpful in all the hotels and restaurants. Our driver Mr Norbu was a very safe driver and again nothing was too much trouble for him on the long journeys. We would thoroughly recommend Tibet Vista. Very professional! The Willett family


Namit from Indogusto was brilliant - so helpful and understanding. Would definitely recommend Indogusto and will be using them again in the future. Elise ☺️

Sichuan Adventure

Sichuan Adventure

Leo and the team were amazing to deal with and the trip definetly exceeded my expectations. Would highly recommend them.
This was a fantastic trip- highly recommended. Timing meant that I was the only traveller, and the whole journey was handled with professionalism and immense responsiveness. The tour was definitely a challenge in parts, but safety was at the heart of planning, and the guides were happy to let me decide what was possible outside things like thunderstorms and extreme heat. Rush, the primary guide, was very knowledgeable about the locations and sites- and he can talk for hours about them! He also ensured that food was abundant- seriously, so much excellent food- and will let you be as experimental as you like with the local dishes. We got on very well throughout the two weeks. Really, the only problem is that I have already finished the tour now, and cannot do the whole thing again with new eyes. Some of my colleagues have already signed up for a shortened version, and the company is tailoring the new trip to their requests. A great tour, a great company, a great set of guides, and absolutely mind-blowing countryside.

Tweet World Travel

Tweet World Travel

Accommodation: A+ Lunches: A+ Schedule of activities: A Overall the "Golden Triangle" tour provides great sight into Chinese history, culture, and lifestyle. Wasn't aware that 'TWT' was based in Australia and that they provided world tours. Based on performance of the Director 'Martin' on this trip we would certainly give consideration to further exploring range of tours provided by TWT
The trip was value for money, the historical knowledge of the guide was excellent and everyone was extremely friendly. The communication both before and during the trip was excellent Thanks for everything!



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  • Address 3 / F, Kaining Qixing Hotel, 17 Lijiang Road, Qixing District, Guilin, China
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  • Address 19 Charlotte St, Toronto, Canada
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Overall, the trip was excellent. This was my first time with Intrepid but I have taken several similar trips (Tucan). The tour leader (Kris) was excellent and the ac...

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China is one of the fastest-growing travel markets in the world. These travel companies offer a range of services including flight and hotel bookings, tours, ... read more... transportation, and visa assistance. Let's discover the list of the largest tour operators and travel agencies in China.

China International Travel Service (CITS)

China International Travel Service (CITS) is a leading state-owned travel company in China, established in 2008. In 2004, CITS merged with China Duty-Free Group, incorporating it into the CITS Group Corporation. The company is headquartered in Beijing and has over 100 subsidiaries and branch offices throughout China and in other parts of the world.

In CITS , their programs include almost all popular tourist resorts of China, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Yangtze River Cruises; Ethnics of Yunnan, Lijiang, and Shangri-La; the Silk Road and so on. This company has received numerous awards and recognition for its innovative travel products, high-quality services, and commitment to sustainable tourism practices.

Founded: 1954

Headquarters: Beijing, China Website: https://www.cits.net/

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China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd

With 5000 years of written history, the world's largest population, and the world's third-largest land area, China is at the top of any list of tourist destinations. China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd. is a major state-owned travel company that was established in 1980 in China. In 1995, their office was opened in San Francisco, California.

CYTS operates through several business segments, including inbound, outbound, and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) tourism. The company is also actively developing eco-tourism and cultural tourism projects in China. With a strong presence in both domestic and international markets, CYTS has received numerous awards and recognition for its innovative travel products, high-quality services, and commitment to sustainable tourism practices.

Founded: 1980

Headquarters: Beijing, China Website: https://cytstours.com/

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UTour Group is one of China's largest tour operators and travel agencies, established in 1992. Utourchina ’s proudest year yet was 2010, when it hosted 30,000 guests at the Shanghai World Expo. In 2020, the company reported revenue of approximately $989 million.

With its experienced team of travel professionals and its commitment to customer satisfaction, Utourchina is a trusted and reliable partner for anyone looking to explore the beauty and diversity of China. The company also offers various travel-related services, including travel insurance, currency exchange, and airport transfers, making it a one-stop shop for all your travel needs. With its long history, Beijing is rich in tourist attractions, including its precious cultural heritage (the famous Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace, Ming Mausoleums, Imperial Gardens and Parks, Buddhist temples, and so on), typical residences and interesting Hutongs, modern architecture, substantial stone walls and gates, and the wonderful Peking Opera. In Utourchina , you can experience the glory and grandeur of the ever-imperial city.

Founded: 1992

Headquarters: Shanghai, China Website: http://www.utourchina.com/en/about/

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Founded in 1997, AgateTravel is based in China and offers services, including customized travel itineraries, private tours, and exclusive access to some of the world's most sought-after destinations. The ready-made China tours can take you to all of China's classic cities, featuring the Great Wall and the Forbidden City in the capital Beijing, historic and modern comparisons in the metropolis of Shanghai, the Terracotta Army in the ancient capital Xian, and many other highlights.

In addition to its personalized travel services, AgateTravel offers various travel-related services, such as flight and hotel bookings, visa assistance, and travel insurance. You will meet and travel with like-minded people from different countries and enjoy their unique and highly valued service. With over 20 years in the dedicated online travel business, AgateTravel has received hundreds of thousands of clients worldwide.

In 2018, 68,000+ guests traveled with them, and the customer satisfaction rate exceeded 99%. You will earn top commissions for each group tour booking and get the best travel agent net prices for each private tour booking. At AgateTravel , their travel experts provide professional, top-notch customer service 24/7 to answer your inquiries.

Founded: 1997

Headquarters: Xian, China

Website: https://www.agatetravel.com/china-tours.html

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Tuniu Corp.

Tuniu Corp. is a leading online travel company in China. It began operations in December 2006 and was incorporated in the Cayman Islands in June 2008. The company offers integrated travel services with a large selection of packaged tours, including organized and self-guided tours. Tuniu 's platform allows customers to book travel products and services online or through a mobile app, providing a convenient and hassle-free booking experience. The company also offers outbound travel services, providing Chinese customers with access to international travel destinations and experiences. Tuniu has a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and strives to provide personalized and high-quality travel experiences to its customers. Tuniu Corp. has received numerous awards and recognition for its innovative products and services, including being named the "Best Online Travel Agency" in China for several consecutive years. The company also intends to continue to pursue mobile strategies, invest in technology infrastructure, and pursue strategic alliances and acquisitions.

Founded: 2006

Headquarters: Nanjing, China Website: https://ir.tuniu.com/

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TravelChinaGuide Tours

TravelChinaGuide Tours is a leading online travel agency based in Xi'an, China. The company was founded in 1998 and belongs to Xi'an Marco Polo International Travel Service. China's most prominent and leading English-language website offers travelers the most informative source for travel, dining, accommodation, transportation, touring, shopping, and entertainment.

Certified by the National Tourism Administration and as a member of PATA and ASTA, TravelChinaGuide Tours is a reliable and prestigious China tour operator specializing in operating small group tours, tailor-made private China tours, single-city tours, and ticket booking. From March 15, 2023, China will resume issuing all types of visas for foreigners, so tourist visas to China can be applied for from now on.

If you have had a valid multi-year multi-entry visa to China issued before March 28, 2020, you can travel to China now without applying for a new one. TravelChinaGuide Tours offers 24/7 customer support, ensuring travelers can get help and advice whenever needed. In addition to its travel services, the company works closely with local communities. It promotes sustainable practices to ensure that its tours positively impact the environment and the communities they visit.

Founded: 1998

Website: https://www.travelchinaguide.com/

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Wendy Wu Tours

With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Wendy Wu Tours is a tour operator specializing in travel to Asia, with a focus on China, Southeast Asia, Japan, and India. The company offers a range of tour packages, including group tours, private tours, and tailor-made itineraries, catering to the diverse interests and preferences of its clients.

Wendy Wu Tours covers a variety of themes, such as culture, history, nature, and cuisine, and includes visits to iconic landmarks, local villages, and natural wonders. The company's mission is to provide customers with authentic and immersive travel experiences with exceptional customer service.

Wendy Wu Tours has a team of experienced tour guides and local experts who are knowledgeable about their destinations and cultures, ensuring that customers have a unique and memorable travel experience. It has won several awards for its innovative and sustainable travel practices, including being named the "Best Long-Haul Specialist Operator" at the 2020 British Travel Awards.

Headquarters: London

Website: https://www.wendywutours.com.au/china/tours/

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Great Tibet Tour

Great Tibet Tour is a travel agency that designs journeys of comfort and authenticity to the most unique destinations in Tibet. They have provided quality, affordable and reliable tours in and around Tibet for 18 years. Great Tibet Tour is specialized in arranging Tibet travel for foreigners, as well as other parts of China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Xining, Chengdu, Guilin, Lanzhou, Yunnan, Hongkong, Chongqing, and Sichuan Group Tour, etc.

In Great Tibet Tour , tourists can fly to Tibet from some major Chinese cities, such as Chengdu Guangzhou and Hongkong. After the opening of the Qinghai Tibet Railway, a significant number of travellers got the chance to enter Tibet by train. Tourists should book tickets in advance, especially in the peak tourism season. Undoubtedly, the unique culture and landscape make Tibet a desired nature photography destination in Great Tibet Tour .

Founded: 2005

Headquarters: Lhasa, China

Website: https://www.greattibettour.com/

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Great Wall Hiking

Great Wall Hiking is a travel company based in Beijing, China that provides a diverse range of China vacation packages. The company offers various tours ranging from short hikes to multi-day treks, with options suitable for all levels of hiking experience. Great Wall Hiking's tours are led by experienced and knowledgeable local guides passionate about sharing the history of the Great Wall with visitors.

The main sections cover Jinshanling, Simatai West, Jiankou, Mutianyu, Gubeikou, Huangyaguan, etc. The company's tours focus on providing a unique and immersive experience, allowing travelers to explore some of the most beautiful and remote sections of the Great Wall that are not accessible to most tourists. Besides, it also offers various other travel services, including transportation, accommodations, and meals.

The company's team of travel advisors is dedicated to providing exceptional service to its clients, ensuring that every aspect of their trip is well-organized and hassle-free. Great Wall Hiking is a reputable and reliable travel company that offers a unique and unforgettable way to experience one of China's most iconic landmarks. Whether you are an experienced hiker or a first-time visitor, Great Wall Hiking is an excellent choice for anyone looking for an adventure that combines history, culture, and natural beauty.

Founded: 2009

Headquarters: Beijing, China. Website: https://www.greatwallhiking.com/

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The Dragon Trip

The Dragon Trip is a tour company that offers unique and immersive travel experiences in Asia. The company uses public transport and stays in small hostels and with local communities. Your guide will be a local expert who is bilingual and a native of China, leading you through fascinating, budget-friendly, authentic experiences.

The Dragon Trip is jam-packed with experiences you will never forget. The company has received numerous awards and recognition for its commitment to sustainability, including being named the "Best Youth Tour Operator" at the British Youth Travel Awards in 2018 and 2019.

In The Dragon Trip , you can start off your trip with a hike along the Great Wall at sunrise before strolling the streets of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Besides, you can burn your mouth with their spicy Sichuan hot pot challenge and then experience the serenity of the Yulong River on a traditional bamboo raft cruise.

Founded: 2010

Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Website: https://thedragontrip.com/

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With the list of the largest tour operators and travel agencies in China, hopefully, those information matches your expectation. Thanks for reading.

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Recommended China Travel Agencies & Best China Tours 2023

March 28, 2023 By Josh Summers

What are the best China tour operators? I get emails from people all the time asking for my recommendations and I’ve finally decided to compile my answer into a regularly-updated article. When it comes to travel, I prefer to support local China travel agencies instead of massive travel companies, and you’ll see this reflected in this list. Enjoy!

Best China Tour Companies and best China travel agencies 2022

When it comes to tour operators, I have a personal motto that I follow when traveling:

Travel globally; tour locally.

What this means is that while I love to visit new places all over the globe, I prefer to give my business to local tour operators instead of massive, state-owned China travel agencies. There are a couple reasons for this.

First, if I’m going to pay for a tour, I want my money to have the greatest impact on the local economy. This isn’t always the case whenever the branch offices of a large travel agency send half their earnings back to the headquarters in another part of the country.

Second, and more importantly, I believe that a local tour operator (both Chinese and foreign) is usually going to provide you with a more authentic experience. They know where the best restaurants are. They can often set up a home visit or a food tour. They do more than just bus you to the next tourist destination.

What I’d like to do here is provide you with a list of recommended China travel agencies that can serve you whether you’re doing a cross-country, multi-city tour or you just want to find a day-trip in whatever city you’ll be visiting.

Table of Contents

Region- & City-Specific Tour Operators

  • Best Beijing Tour Operators
  • Best Shanghai Tour Operators
  • Best Xi’an Tour Operators
  • Best Chengdu Tour Operators
  • Best South China Travel Agencies
  • Best West China Travel Agencies

China-Wide Tour Operators

  • Best Full-Service China Travel Agencies
  • Best China Food Tours

Scroll down to read more or use these links above to jump to city-specific travel agencies that I think are worth using.

Note: Some of the links in this article may be affiliate links, which means that I may be compensated if you choose to use any of these China travel agencies.

Best China Travel Agencies (Full-Service)

The following travel agencies in China are full-service companies that offer a range of tour packages that cover all different parts of the country. In most cases, these companies arrange everything for you: transportation, tour guide, restaurants, entrance fees, etc.

Wendy Wu Tours (Non-US Travelers)

Wendy Wu Tours, a full-service China travel agency

Everybody I know who has joined a Wendy Wu Tour has thoroughly enjoyed their trip.

Their full-service China tours are broken up into various categories including destination (i.e. Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu) and tour style (i.e. group, active, tailormade, river cruises, etc.).

Just looking at their available tour packages is a great place to get inspiration for your own itinerary. The only thing worth mentioning here is that strangely they only serve travelers from the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand.

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Windhorse Tours (All Travelers)

Windhorse Tour - one of the best China tour operators

What I’ve loved about Windhorse Tours is how easy they make it to choose exactly how you would like to experience China.

Is there a specific part of China you’d like to see? A specific theme? (culture, festival, photography?) A certain number of days?

Windhorse has been around for more than a decade and their main office location in Chengdu allows them to provide even better tours for those in central, western or southern China.

China Highlights Tours (All Travelers)

China Highlights, a full-service China travel agency

For those of you travelers from the USA, Canada, and the rest of Europe, China Highlights offers a number of great China tour packages that you’ll find interesting.

Some people use ChinaHighlights for the sole purpose of pre-purchasing China train tickets online , but they offer some amazing tour packages, including one that gives you a close encounter with a panda!

Whether you decide to use one of their tours, book a flight or book a train through them, it’s worth seeing what China Highlights has to offer on their website.

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Best Region-Specific China Tour Operators

This next group of China tour operators is either region- or city-specific, meaning that they offer tour exclusively for one region or city.

Personally, these are my favorite kind of companies because they’re small, personal and they have a deep knowledge of their specific area.

Recommended Beijing Tour Operators

For those spending any significant amount of time in China’s capital, not only are there some great places to visit in Beijing , there are also some unique ways to visit them.

Check out three of my favorite Beijing tour operators.

Beijing by Foot – Highly Recommended History Tours

Beijing by Foot, a recommended China travel company

You can walk through the Forbidden City…or you can have an historian and excellent storyteller like Jeremiah Jenne help you visualize the history of the place.

Jeremiah and his team present Chinese history in such an entertaining way. They offer scheduled tours at all the major Beijing destinations as well as private and custom tours.

Beijing Hikers

Beijing hikers travel company in China

Is exploring the rough terrain of ancient Great Wall ruins while hiking and sweating your idea of a fun time? If so, you’re really going to love Beijing Hikers.

They offer affordable hikes almost every day of the week that take you to parts of the Great Wall and other beautiful areas around Beijing. Make sure you’re in good enough shape!

Beijing Sideways

Beijing Sidways travel company logo

Anybody can walk or hike around Beijing, but very few people get the privilege of taking an old motorcycle sidecar through the streets and alleyways of old Beijing.

While I’ve never done this myself, I’ve heard from quite a few people that it’s an enjoyable way to explore Beijing with a friend (the bikes hold 1 driver and 2 passengers).

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Recommended Shanghai Tour Operators

Shanghai is another massive Chinese city that offers more to see than you could dare to experience in a year, so make sure you set your expectations appropriately.

You’re only going to have time to hit the highlights, so it’s only a matter of how you want to do it.

Jenny’s Shanghai Tours

Jenny's Shanghai Tours offers excellent walking tours throughout the city.

Jenny’s Shanghai tours is a perfect option for those travelers who would prefer to take their time walking through the old streets of Shanghai and hearing the history and culture behind each place from a local.

Tours include an English-speaking guide who can give you the history and flavor behind each location, in addition to helping you find the best local places to eat around Shanghai.

China Cycling Tours

China Cycling Tours of Shanghai

China Cycling Tours offers some great bike tours in and around Shanghai. This includes tours around the city, mountain biking outside the city and even day trips that will take you from Shanghai to Suzhou to cycle.

Shanghai Insiders

Shanghai Insiders, a local China tour operator in the city that works with motorcycle and jeep tours

Shanghai Insiders is a unique China tour operator that delivers bespoke sidecar (motorcycle) and jeep tours of Shanghai. This is a great option for group travel to explore unique parts of Shanghai you can’t see on a bike.

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Recommended Xian Tour Operators

As one of the oldest cities in China (and one of it’s former capitals), Xi’an is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations outside of Beijing and Shanghai. Once you’ve had a chance to walk the city wall or visit the Terracotta Warriors, you’ll quickly understand why.

Here are three recommended local China travel agencies that can give you an intimate look at this historic area.

Urban Adventures Xian

Intrepid Urban Adventures Xian

Urban Adventures Xian offers a number of great options to explore in and around the city (and there’s plenty to see!).

They try to offer a more personal and intimate kind of tour that includes bike tours around the Terracotta Warriors or Lishan, walking history tours within the city and even a Chinese cooking class if that’s something that interests you.

Xian Private Tour

Xian Private Tours, a China travel agency in Xi'an.

As the name suggests, Xian Private Tours offers customized private tours in addition to popular one-day and multi-day trips around Xi’an. Additionally, you can use them to rent a car and drive for the area, which is nice.

China Xi’an Tour

China Xian Tour logo

With more than 15 years of experience in Xi’an, this local agency offers more than the typical Xi’an tour. They have food tours, Muslim quarter tours, “local experience” tours, night tours and they also help arrange car rentals.

Recommended Chengdu Tour Operators

Chengdu is a place that is best known as the home to China’s lovable pandas, and while that’s definitely something you need to experience, there is also a lot more to do around Sichuan. Here are a few of my recommended tours to consider in Chengdu.

And make sure you scroll down to my recommended food tours in China to see some excellent Chengdu options (since Sichuan food is so popular around the world).

Panda Volunteer Tour

Volunteer at a Panda Reserve in Chengdu, Sichuan!

Getting to feed and hug a panda is probably one of the most unique China experiences you can have, and Chengdu is the place to do it. There are many Chengdu Panda Bases where you can pay to “volunteer” (it costs ~US$100) and then take a picture with a panda (additional US$150 donation). The volunteer experience is worth the money.

Local Chengdu Tours

Local Chengdu Tours, a tour operator in Sichuan

Local Chengdu Tours definitely offers day trips to a panda base and even a volunteer program, but they also offer history and culture tours, food tours hiking tours (that they call “Side Trips”) and multi-day city tours that will show you every aspect of the Sichuan culture and history of Chengdu. This city is certainly worth a few days on your itinerary!

Best Southern China Travel Agencies (Yunnan, Guangxi)

The beautiful scenery of Yunnan and Guangxi is unmatched in all of China. More than likely, you’ve seen pictures of these two provinces without realizing it – they are that iconic.

The best part about these locations is that in addition to stunning scenery, they also boast a variety of ethnic groups worth visiting.

Here are a few of the best China tour operators who can show you around southern China.

Explore Beyond (China) – Recommended

Explore Beyond logo

Explore Beyond is a bespoke tour company that operates tours in Wuyuan, Guilin, Guizhou and Yunnan.

Unlike other travel agencies, they offer private, all-inclusive tours hosted by what they call a “personal Explorer” who drives, guides, hosts and facilitates your experience.

Your guide will be a resident foreigner and Chinese who have both lived or worked abroad long-term. This is an excellent way to really experience southern China!

Bike Yunnan Tours

Bike Yunnan, an adventure travel company in southern China.

If you’re up for it, I highly recommend you try to bike around Yunnan. It’s a province whose beauty lends itself to amazing bike tours. Join one of their groups for a guided tour or rent a bike to use on your own.

Guilin Li River Tours

Guilin Li River Tours, a recommended China tour operator in Guangxi, China.

How about this: instead of the typical tourist photo of the amazing Guilin River, you jump in a helicopter or a river boat to get a more unique view. Pretty cool, huh!? That’s what Guilin Li River Tours offers.

Best Western China Travel Agencies (Tibet, Xinjiang, Gansu, Qinghai)

It would be a crime to forget about the wilds of western China. Each of the four provinces (Xinjiang, Tibet, Gansu & Qinghai) are unique in their own right and offer memorable experience for those who are willing to take the time.

And that’s the thing: getting out to west China is time-intensive. The area is so large that you’ll be spending quite a bit of time on transportation. It’s worth it, though!

Old Road Tours, a Xinjiang travel agency

For travel to Xinjiang , you’ll want to use a Uyghur-run travel agency. The Uyghur are the majority people group here and the family that runs Old Road Tours are some of the best in the business.

Go To Tibet Logo

GoToTibet provides various private tours and small group tours at affordable prices. They offer not only regular tour itineraries, but also trekking, cycling & motorbike tours in Tibet.

Gansu / Qinghai

Elevated Trips - a tour operator in Gansu and Qinghai

Gansu and Qinghai may not be on the top of your “must-see” list…but it should be. Aside from gorgeous scenery, these places allow you to experience Tibetan culture without going to Tibet.

Best China Food Tours – Tasty Travel!

Finally, I’d like to touch on another growing segment of travel in the country – China food tours .

As recently as just five years ago, very few food tours existed. Now, they’re everywhere. Here are the three companies I recommend you connect with if you find joy in trying local food you had no idea you would love.

Lost Plate China Food Tours

Lost Plate, food tours in Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Hong Kong

Lost Plate is a larger company that operates not only in China, but also Cambodia and even the United States.

They offer food tours around Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Xi’an, so you’ll want to check out what they have to offer if you’ll be visiting any of these cities.

And trust me – a food tour is one of those experiences you won’t regret trying!

Chengdu Food Tours

Chengdu Food Tours, an excellent way to taste the food of Sichuan

Sichuan food is famous all across China and the world, and nobody knows it better than Chengdu Food Tours. They’ll bring you to the restaurants where the locals eat and allow you to try a number of different dishes. Great day tour!

UnTour Food Tours

UnTour Food Tours of Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Xian

Similar to Lost Plate, UnTour operates in multiple cities across China, including Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Hong Kong. The promise to give you the experience of “eating like a local” and there’s no doubt you’ll love it!

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Final Thoughts | Recommended China Travel Agencies

As you can tell, there are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to using a China travel agency. There are plenty more options to choose from, obviously, but these are the tour operators I recommend personally.

Even if you’re a solo traveler, it’s worth taking a look at many of the day trips that are available. There are some things you just can’t see (or don’t know to see) on your own, which is one of the advantages of tour groups vs solo travel in China.

If you’ve had experience with other China tour operators and you think it was amazing, connect with me and let me know!

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The 10 Best China Travel Agencies

Whether you are visiting mainland China for the first or the umpteenth time, you will need the services of China travel agencies. You realize that this is a humongous country, with so many tourist attractions . Without a good tour agency organizing your itinerary for you, you may actually miss more than you will see. Thus, whether you are looking for a group or an independent tour of China, let one of the 10 travel agents for China that we will discuss here help you.

It is best to look online for the best travel agency. The reason for this is that you will want to plan for your travel days in advance. From making accommodation arrangements to booking flights , trains and buses to various destinations, a travel agent will literally do all the footwork for you.

You will enjoy yourself much better in a new country when you have someone taking care of the details of the itinerary for you.

1.  Trip.Com

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Hop onto the homepage of Trip.Com and you will see that there is always a good deal going down. Trip.com brings you travel packages to China from many dealers. One thing that many travelers to China appreciate on this website is that it is a one-stop for everything that you would need to travel to China.

From flights, plane tickets, hotels, car rentals  and so on, any tenet of traveling that you can think about is offered on this website. That they bring deals from many companies ensures that they bring some of the most competitive deals around.

We can say this is one of the best China travel companies because of their fantastic search engine. Just click one tab and it will bring you almost all the information that you need. For example, if you click the hotels tab, it will bring you a selection of major cities.

You can choose the city that you are traveling to, choose the date of travel on the calendar and the number of people that you will be traveling with. Once you press the search button, you will be brought all the available hotels, their ratings and their prices. The same also happens when booking train and flight tickets.

They also have a few resources that you may find very helpful. For example, you should know about their cancellation policy, how you can choose the right train type and seat.

2. Travel China Guide

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You can book train tickets through this company to any part of China. There is no one time when you will regret using them. If you check the reviews left by customers who have used this company on Tripadvisor, you will understand why it is one of the top China travel websites.

But even without reading reviews left by other users, you can check the website and see for yourself. First, it is so easy to navigate. You will find everything that you need on the homepage.

For China tours, you will most likely want to go to the tab marked China Tours. There, you will find everything about traveling to China. However, there is also information about traveling to other parts of Asia.

If you want to book flights or trains, you can just go to the tabs indicated as so. You will see all the trains heading to the major cities in China, dates and times of departure and arrival.

If you would like to join a small group tour and save money, Travel China Guide brings you that information. You will also find information regarding independent tours if you would like to arrange for one.

When reviews say that Travel China Guide is the one stop center for travel in China, it is because every word about that is true.

3. China Highlights

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When you get to China or to any other country for the first time, you want to catch the highlights first. Granted, you will never see everything on the first trip but your hunger can be sated a bit if you see the highlights first. That is why the China Highlights is the best China Travel Agency for you, as they have experience spanning more than 20 years, and they know what every visitor should see in China.

Right there on the home page, you will see the most popular destination in China. No guesswork …  just go right into the heart of the matter here! But that is not all, because the website also has some very helpful articles about the best time of the year to visit different places in China.

They make many promises, as you will no doubt see when you get on the homepage, and we know that promises make travelers wary. However, what they say makes a lot of sense. For example, they say that they will take you to restaurants that are off the beaten path so that you can have an authentic Chinese experience. This means that you will not be tossed into one of the big hotels that remind you of home.

With money back guarantee for their packages, well, this is a good travel company. Besides, they have won several awards, including the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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From 1998, CITS has been giving both first and umpteenth time travelers to China an unparalleled experience in choosing the best tour packages, flights and the best sights. You will love their organization on the homepage. You can choose the kind of tour that you want to take easily.

First, they have a section for overall top ten tours in China, then they have a section of top tours in different cities as well as the world heritage sites. Since there are thousands of attractions in China, it is better to see the biggest ones on the first visit if you will stay only a short time. CITS makes it possible to see these and many more.

Sometimes, it is hard to find English speaking tour guides. While there are many who speak English, most of it is not comprehensive to westerners. All the guides that you will find on CITS speak English very well. When you want a 5-star tour arranged for you, you will be booked into the best hotels, restaurants, flights and trains.

Whether you want a group tour or independent tour, this travel agency will prepare everything for you. Right off their homepage, you will see their top tours so that you can choose what you want without wasting your time.

The best thing however is that you will get the opportunity to create a customized tour plan for yourself, down to the smallest detail.

5. China Odyssey Tours

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Many things make China Odyssey Tours the best of many China travel websites. One of them is that this is the one-stop-center for everything that you need to know about traveling to China. When you get to their website, you will see just what we mean.

They are not like other travel agencies that try to sell you a package even when all that you are looking for is information. This company educates you on many fronts first, and then they help you choose the best package to meet your travel needs.

Get a tailor-made tour package, just for you. However, if you are for group tours, those too can be arranged for you. They will arrange your China travel to the last and smallest detail, and when you leave, you will have an authentic Chinese experience.

China Odyssey Tours offers different types of tour packages. Tour lengths are arranged from two days onward. Whether you have kids, are traveling alone or you are a senior, there is a tour package for you. You just have to tell one of the representatives what you need and they will customize a package for you.

One of the most popular tour packages from China Odyssey is the classic sightseeing one. This is customized with handpicked hotels, attractions and flexible schedules. A classic sightseeing tour is what you need to give you an authentic China experience.  

All inquiries via email are replied to within 24 hours.

6. Tour Beijing

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Based in the city of Beijing, you can say that this travel agency is located right where you would love to start your tour of China. Whether you are traveling to China in spring, summer, winter or fall, these people can organize a good, customized tour package for you.

Whether you want to have a private tour in china, or you would be willing to join a small group, there are all types of packages. You may also choose to tour by coach, by train or even by car. Whatever your preference is, this China travel agency has everything that you may need.

With resources such as China top 10 places to guide you, Shanghai top places , Xian top places and other similar articles, you can choose what you need to include in your touring itinerary from the word go. Tour Beijing is not just a travel agency, but it also informs travelers on the attractions that most people miss when they visit China.

Sometimes, you just want to work with a credible our operator who will arrange your tour from scratch to completion. This means having them arrange for everything including airport transfer, dining, and traveling to various destinations.

It is very easy to book a China tour online with this website. All that you need to do is choose a tour, get a quote for the tour, make adjustments if any to the tour and once you are satisfied, just pay. Methods of payment include Alipay, PayPal, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and others.

7. Top China Travel

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If this is your first time traveling to China, you want a tour itinerary that contains at least everything. However, you also want to see the most important things first. You will need a good China travel agency to help you create a proper itinerary. Whatever you do, the itinerary must include a cultural tour, for that is the only thing that is going to give you a firsthand impression of China.

This travel service has been recommended five years in a row by TripAdvisor. It is easy to see why. They reply to all inquiries within 24 hours, they customize China inbound travel packages to meet different needs. When you contract them to arrange your China tour for you, they will arrange for airport transfer, dining, hotels, flights, trains and even car hire if you need one.

Most of the time, Top China Travel offers discounts to customers. For example, you may find that an 11 day tour is being offered on a discount. The price reduces, but the package contents remains the same. However, even without a discount, you will still want to have Top China Travel arrange the our for you.

On their website, you will find more information about China, weather, different tour packages and many more, anything to get you started.

8. Into China Travel

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With China attracting millions of visitors from other countries each year, with so many China Travel websites blooming up everywhere, it can be hard to choose the best one to arrange your tour for you. If you are traveling to China, you would like someone else to take the burden of putting the itinerary together while you take care of your travel arrangements.

This is where the Into China Travel company comes in. They will organise your tour for you. Whether you are only going to China for a short time or you would like to take more than a few weeks, they will have the right package ready, something that will enable you to see everything important.

Into China Travel will arrange Sichuan Tours, Yunnan, Tibet, Silk Road and Great Wall tours for you. Simply put, every important place in China, every place that is worth a visit is included in your itinerary.

In the FAQ section of the website, you will find that almost all of your questions have been anticipated and answered. You will also see the prices per person, price when you want to tour China in a group of two, three, four, five or even more. You will find that group rates are more affordable than personal rates.

You will also see the cancellation policy and the percentages charged for that. That way, you need to be very sure when cancelling so that you do not wait until the last day, in which case you would forfeit all the money that you had paid.

9. China Tour

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There are different ways to tour China. It can be by river cruises, car tours, coach tours and even train tours. China is a vast country with thousands of things to see, some of them in the major cities and some hidden far away in the country. This is why you need the China Tour company to arrange a good itinerary for you, which will include the best of everything.

Straight from the homepage, they let you see the most popular tours so that you can choose what you want. From 8-day tours for people who are traveling in China for just a few days, to 15 tour days, there is something for everyone on this company.

Train booking in China can be quite a quagmire, and is always confusing for many foreigners. However, the best China travel websites always help you out. China Tour is going to help you with all train as well as flight bookings .

All guided tours are conducted by English speaking guides. Thus, you do not have to worry about communication barrier, although it is a good idea to know several words of greeting in the most popular languages, don’t fret if you cannot speak any local dialect.

Contrary to what many people think, traveling to China through a travel agency is actually more beneficial than doing all the leg work. Let China Tour do the hard job for you while you prepare to travel.

10. China Discovery

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Would you like to discover China by high speed train, car, bus or through river cruises? Well, you are in good hands if you will let China Discovery arrange the itinerary for you. One thing that you will love about the representatives of this website is that they know what you want. You just want to catch all the highlights of the country in the time that you have dedicated to your travels.

When you travel to China, always start with the most popular places. For example, this China Travel agency will advise you to start your tour with the popular gateway cities and then take up other places.

All tours are customized to meet all of your needs. While we all love traveling to China, the truth is that we all have different travel needs. China travel companies can meet our specific needs and China Discovery offers such packages. You will get this through the one-on-one service offered by the pleasant representatives.

If you want value for money, China Discovery will give it to you. You can email them, they reply in less than 24 hours.

China is vast and it has so many places for you to see. That is why you need the best China travel companies to help you out. The ten we have reviewed here give the best value for money all the time, as you can see from reviews left by other people who have used them. Always ask for a customized tour if you can afford it because it allows you to handpick your own places, as compared to a group tour, which may not have enough flexibility.

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