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Epic China backpacking adventure tours

The Dragon Trip tours are packed with jaw-dropping scenery, the cities of the future and a mountain of history, culture and adventure for fun-loving backpackers! 

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or this is your first time, our adventure leaders will show you the real China, with activities to suit all… we cover all major sites and numerous off-the-beaten-track locations, ensuring you get a comprehensive & unforgettable experience.  It’s great value too – we have an adventure to match any shoestring budget!  Learn more or visit the tours.

TRIPS

HONG KONG - HONG KONG 25 days $ 2 040

The big one! A full circuit backpacker tour round China

BEIJING - BEIJING 18 days $ 1 640

Compare the capital with the rest of the country

HONG KONG - BEIJING 15 days $ 1 365

South to north tour, city to city, 1,000 miles of countryside

SHANGHAI - SHANGHAI 18 days $ 1 640

Start your tour in the most international city in China

HONG KONG - HONG KONG 16 days $ 1 450

Half of the full tour up to Beijing, then bullet train back south

BEIJING - SHANGHAI 9 days $ 699

Take a culture-packed tour down the booming East coast

HONG KONG - CHENGDU 8 days $ 694

Action, scenery and wildlife in Western China

SCHOOL TRIPS

BESPOKE

Educational trips designed specifically for your school: safe, rewarding and affordable. And teachers travel free!  Visit Site

40+ TRIPS

DRAGON TRIP PLUS 15 days $ 2 700

Try a more mature China adventure tour

WINTER TRIPS

SNOW DRAGON 14 days $ 1 440

Manchuria is as beautiful as it is cold!

NORTH KOREA TRIPS

NORTH KOREA 6 days $ 1 750

Step into the most secretive state on earth…

NORTH KOREA MARATHON 6 days $ 1 750

50,000 people cheer you over the finish line

REVIEWS

"I'd recommend the tour to anyone travelling on a budget wanting a brilliant and stress-free way to discover the real China."

CakeInABarrell
October '14, Hannover, Germany

"It's not easy to find what backpackers are looking for... but The Dragon Trip gets it and delivers 100%!"

MejuB
November '14, Manchester, UK

"This was possibly the best travelling descision I've made! The activities were suitable for everyone; adrenaline-filled, cultural or solo."

HenryAClark
April '15, Oxfordshire, UK

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