Escorted China Tours & Luxury Land Journeys

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Let us invite you through the dynamic cities and beautiful temples of China

A layered history, rich artistry and unique collage of cultures, take the Scenic route through the heart of China as the allure of its ancient spell beckons, where the neon lights of Shanghai, small historic towns and villages and the mighty Terracotta Army are yours to discover.

At Scenic, we carefully handpick each and every unforgettable experience to ensure that our innovative itineraries continue to set the standard for 5-star luxury touring.
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Extraordinary Experiences

Giant Panda
We have carefully curated a series of unique and exclusive experiences that will make your time in China truly unforgettable. 

Our Scenic Enrich experiences are truly all-inclusive and exclusive, having been selected to take you behind the scenes for encounters that are simply inaccessible to the ordinary traveller, while still being included in the price you pay. Our Scenic Freechoice daily excursions will enable you to uncover the secrets of China’s intense history with the help of our expert guides, where you are free to explore world heritage sites and the surrounding magnificent scenery.

Scenic Enrich

Terracotta Army
Gaze at the majesty of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s amazing Terracotta Army with the company of a museum curator in Xi’an.

Scenic Freechoice

Peking Opera
Appreciate a martial arts spectacular of Kung Fu, dance and acrobatics in Beijing or attend the Peking Opera.

Your guide to China

Beijing street food

Beijing Morning Markets

Markets are intrinsically linked to traditional life in the Chinese capital. Here, people rise early to visit their local street market, filling string shopping bags with everything from fresh seafood to the finest silks. But it isn’t just about shopping – visiting a market is a chance for people to gather and socialise, meeting friends old and new as they potter among the vendors. 

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Shanghai city guide

The biggest city in China, it's a place where the ancient and modern come together, providing  a treasure trove of discoveries for the curious traveller - be it authentic local cuisine, awe-inspiring architecture or superb history and heritage.

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World Class Hotels & Special Stays

Banyan tree
At Scenic, we have handpicked all of the accommodation we feature to ensure that our guests experience the best hotels in the best locations. From hotels that reflect China’s rich history to ones that offer you a true appreciation of all that China has to offer. 

You will stay in remarkable properties that have been picked because they offer a unique experience that balances luxury, location and first-class facilities. We can safely say there’s nothing ordinary about any of these properties. What’s more, all of our Special Stays are included in the price of your itinerary.

Banyan Tree, Yangshuo

Banyan Tree
Set against a backdrop of emerald rice paddies, mist-shrouded mountains and curious caves, Banyan Tree Yangshou reflects rural China.

Shangri-La Chengdu


A modern sanctuary awaits in an ancient capital. Boasting spacious rooms and impressive views. 

Cruise & Rail

Yangtze river


Yangtze river
The world’s longest river, the Yangtze provides you with the ideal platform to view the regions rich array of wonders. Sail with our partner, Sanctuary Retreats, on the recently refurbished boutique Yangzi Explorer through the Three Gorges, a natural spectacle of sculpted cliffs and lushly forested banks. Enjoy fascinating excursions, with visits to the Three Gorges Dam, Shennong Stream and Fengdu Ghost Temple.

On board, you’ll enjoy complimentary wine and beer with every lunch and a la carte dinner. 


Maglev Train
Whether you’re luxuriously cutting through incredible landscapes or experiencing speeds you never thought possible, you’re sure to never forget rail travel like this.

Also known as the magnetic levitation train, the Maglev is the fastest commercial high-speed train in the world. A modern, spacious and environmentally friendly form of transport, running between Shanghai’s Longyang Road Station and Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
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5-star Luxury Inclusions 

With Scenic, the perks and privileges come included. Enjoy a full range of luxurious benefits that will enhance your experience throughout your journey.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Fully-inclusive, exclusive and unique, Scenic Enrich takes you behind-the-scenes to experience moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    Choice is a beautiful thing, which is why we created our unique and flexible Scenic Freechoice program.
  • World-Class Hotels
    Our hotels are selected for their location and character, to ensure your stay is truly reflective of the destination.
  • Cruise
    In China, you’ll sail the Yangtze on the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer to immerse yourself in the country’s natural beauty.
  • Rail
    You can look forward to state-of-the-art rail travel on board some of the world’s fastest trains, including the Maglev.
  • Travel Tailored to You
    Enjoy complete peace-of-mind because all your travel is taken care of. We cover flexible return flights, internal transfers and the little touches in between.

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