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These locations are our most popular and easiest to reach. All of them are with a few hours driver of an airport or train station.

Cooking and camping in Yangshuo Yangshuo

Yangshuo (阳朔) is a fantastic venue for outdoor sports. Its located near Guilin (桂林) in Guangxi province and is easily accessible by bus, train and plain. Yangshuo and Guilin have been popular tourist destinations for many years, with thousands of visitors every month coming to see the incredible...

Winter Trekking in Shigu Shigu, Rainbow Valley

Shigu (事故) is located on the first bend on the Changjiang River (金沙江,长江河) and is famous for being the place where the red army crossed during the long march. One small old bridge still remains and there is a small museum in the village dedicated to this event.


Outdoor Education & Service Learning in Shaxi

Shaxi (沙溪) Valley is located in the Himalayan foothills of North-western Yunnan, China. Its inhabitants are the Bai and Yi tribes who are the guardians of one of the last surviving market towns on the tea horse caravan route coming in from the Himalayan Plateau.


Dan xia shan hdr Danxia Mountain

Danxia Mountain, little known outside of China, is a geo-park in Guangdong province which has gained UNESCO recognition for its geology and natural...

Treking in Shengnongjia Shennongjia

Shennongjia is located in the heart of western Hubei and it covers an area of over 3,000 square kilometres. There are six main peaks hovering above 3000 metres surrounded by rustic and diverse terrain. Here, the highest mountain, Shenongding, stands at a height of over 3105 meters while its...

Wulong, Chongqing, China Wulong

Wulong (武隆) is a little known location 2:30 drive up river from Chongqing. The road was only completed in 2007 and before that the only access to the mountainous riverside town was by boat taking over 3 days. The Karst topography of the area has now become a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of...


Both challenging and hard to reach, these locations are for the brave and adventurous.

  • Shangri-La, a name synonymous with paradise on Earth, immortalised by James Hilton's 1933 seminal novel the Lost Horizon.

  • Liming (黎明) is a small village situated in Laojunshan National Park (老君山), the second national park to be created in China and is home to many unique species of animals and plants.

  • In the southernmost reaches of the Siberian taiga ecosystem, lies a majestic place called the Kanas Lake, a name that means "beautiful, rich and mysterious" in Mongolian.

  • Xishuangbanna, situated at the border of China and Laos, is one of the most biologically diverse regions in China.



Both challenging and hard to reach, these locations are for the brave and adventurous.

  • Fengshan (凤山) is situated in the Leye County of Guangxi province and has one of the richest...

  • High on the border of Sichuan and Tibet lies a small town nestled in rolling moorland and open...

  • The Silk Road Extravaganza

    A memorable and fun desert crossing high adventure!