China Cultural Experiences

There are a multitude of cultural experiences and unique activities that can be included on your dream itinerary to China. The following pages showcase a few ideas and suggestions to really uncover the true essence of your destination. Whatever your interests, we can design a tour that is perfect for you. Please contact us for further details on any of the experiences and activities listed below.

Kung Fu show in Beijing

A thrilling modern day theatrical production, a fast-paced  and vibrant show showcasing traditional Chinese martial arts and amazing technical ability.

Cookery Classes in Yangshuo

The Yangshuo Cookery School offers lessons in their traditional farmhouse just outside Yangshuo, or sometimes on the banks of the beautiful Li River itself. A tour of the local market can be included to learn more about the typical ingredients used in this area.

Impressions of Liu Sanjie in Yangshuo

A spectacular show staged on the river, featuring an incredible light display, showcasing the stunning natural scenery of rugged karst formations, with a cast of 600!

Acrobatic Show in Shanghai

Fabulously entertaining, the show highlights the incredible skills and dexterity of one of the most talented acrobatic troupes in Shanghai as they skilfully perform captivating and magical routines.

Night Cruise on the Huangpu River in Shanghai

Enjoy a unique cruise by night on the largest river in Shanghai, to admire some of the famous landmarks of the city, such as the Bund and the Oriental Pearl Tower.  The views at night are particularly stunning.

Calligraphy Lesson

Observe the traditional Chinese art of calligraphy with brush and ink and join a calligraphy lesson to create your own artwork.

Chinese Tea Tasting

Learn about Chinese tea appreciation and learn more about different types of teas, how the teas should be made, how to brew them and the best ways to taste them.

Beijing Opera

Enjoy a performance of traditional Beijing opera which originated in the 18th century. Comprising of music, vocal performance, acrobatics, mime and dance, with elaborate and brightly coloured costumes and masks.

Ride the Bullet Train

No trip to China would be complete without a journey aboard one of China’s high speed bullet trains. The journey from Beijing to Xian takes around 5 and a half hours.

Cycling in Yangshuo

Hire a bicycle and explore some of Yangshuo’s stunning natural scenery and perhaps make a visit to a local farmer’s house.

Volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Base

Spend a morning volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Base, helping to prepare the bamboo, clean the enclosures and assist with feeding the pandas.

Tai Chi Lesson

Learn the art of Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art, practiced for health benefits and defence training, focusing on flowing movements and deep breathing and relaxation.