Top 10 China Ancient Town Tours To Explore The Fascinating History of China

With an expansive history that stretches 5,000 years, China is one of the oldest continuous civilizations on Earth. Because of this rich history, the country possesses numerous incredibly well preserved ancient towns, which give visitors a glimpse into a bygone age. Here are the top 10 China ancient town tours to explore the fascinating history of China.

14-Day Tour Of China Including Yangtze River Cruise 

On this unbelievable two-week China ancient town tour, you will have the opportunity to experience some once-in-a-lifetime things. In addition to visiting some of the country’s incredible cities and main attractions, you will get the chance to explore some truly spectacular ancient towns, including Ciqikou Ancient Town near Chongqing.

13-Day Top 5 China City Tour

Amongst other activities on this amazing China ancient town tour, you will have the chance to explore the incredibly well preserved ancient water town of Wuzhen. It features several ancient stone bridges, cobbled streets, beautiful Qing Dynasty style traditional residences, and numerous canals. It is considered one of the best water towns south of the Yangtze River.

8-Day Classic Guizhou Tour

On this fascinating China ancient town tour, you will have the incredible opportunity to explore ethnic minority villages and all the other wonders of Guizhou. You will also have the chance to explore the famous ancient town of Zhenyuan, with its lengthy history and well-preserved architecture.

14-Day Epic Cultural Heritage Tour

On this amazing ancient town tour of China, you will get to visit all the major cultural centers of China. In addition, you will also visit the world-renowned Tongli Water Town, outside Suzhou. Tongli is over 1000 years old and is one of the six famous ancient towns south of the Yangtze River.

7-Day Amazing Tour Of Yunnan

 On this China ancient town tour, you will explore the extraordinary Yunnan province. Amongst other incredible activities, you will have the chance to explore a fascinating ancient town populated by the Hani people.

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1-Day Fascinating Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Tour

On this China ancient town tour, you will get the phenomenal opportunity to discover Suzhou and the renowned Zhouzhuang Ancient Town. This is one of the most popular ancient water towns south of the Yangtze River area.

4-Day Unforgettable Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, and Huanglong Tour

Among the amazing activities on this unbelievable China ancient town tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the fascinating Jinli Ancient Town. Located outside Chengdu, this ancient town features numerous traditional residences in the architectural styles of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

1-Day Classic Tour of Suzhou and Zhouzhuang From Shanghai

On this China ancient town tour, you will have the amazing opportunity to explore the famous ancient water town of Zhouzhuang. This ancient town has a history spanning over 900 years. Located between Shanghai and Suzhou, this attraction features incredibly well-preserved traditional residences from the Ming and Qing dynasties, numerous stone bridges, canals, cobbled streets, not to mention innumerable photo-ops.

5-Day Tour of Guilin, Yangshuo, and Longsheng

On this exciting China ancient town tour, you will have the phenomenal opportunity to explore the stunning beauty of Guilin and the surrounding region. In addition, you will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the ancient Zhuang village in Longsheng. It is an experience that will never be forgotten.

8-Day Stunning Yunnan Tour

 On this stunning China ancient town tour, you will have the opportunity to behold the sheer beauty of Yunnan. While on the tour, you will explore several ancient towns in the region including Dali Ancient Town, Shaxi Ancient Town, Shangri-La Ancient Town, and Lijiang Ancient Town amongst others.

Recommended Ancient Town Tours

Unreal 14 Day Tour Of China Featuring Top Cities & Yangtze River Cruise

Highlights of the tour
-Evening river cruise along Huangpu River to discover the enchanting night views of Shanghai
-4 nights on the exciting and luxurious 5-star Yangtze River Cruise including three shore excursions.

Epic 14 Day Cultural Heritage Tour, Do Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Cruise & More

Highlights of the Tour Private tour with private tour guide and private car No shopping stops Explore the magnificent Great Wall of China.

11 Day Tour Of Shanghai, Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Xian & Beijing

Highlights of the Tour
-Private tour with private tour guide and private car in each city
-No shopping stops
-Marvel at the amazing landscapes of Juizhaigou Natural Reserve and Huanglong Natural Reserve.

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