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Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries

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Address: Wanguocheng 2-2004, Xiangheyuan Lu 1, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100028, China
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Imperial Tours offers private and customized group tours combining local...

Imperial Tours offers private and customized group tours combining local expertise with the high service and quality levels expected by sophisticated travelers. We offer two types of bespoke vacations. “Ultimate China” is for those seeking a ‘hosted’ luxury experience and where the ‘absolute best’ is expected. A bilingual Western Host accompanies travelers throughout, ensuring a flawless experience. “China Escapades” is targeted to more independent travelers desiring autonomy to explore China via less mediation. Contact Imperial Tours for when you're seeking the very best that China can offer...in style.

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We traveled to China for three weeks with Imperial. We wonder if there is another comparable tour company in the world...if so we have not found it. Our tour several years ago was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 18, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015

We traveled to China for three weeks with Imperial. We wonder if there is another comparable tour company in the world...if so we have not found it. Our tour several years ago was with the best guides, the best hotels, the best personalized service, the best cuisine....on and on. Special experiences from surprise gourmet dinner on the Great Wall, private... More 

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margot k, Manager at Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries, responded to this review

I'm sorry we set the bar so high, making it tough for you to find a comparable experience elsewhere in the world. I think the solution to this dilemma would be to do a return trip to China with Imperial Tours! We look forward to welcoming you back with open arms. In the meantime, thanks so much for your kind... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2015

I have travel the world with a variety of tour operators, especially geared toward photography, since I am a Nature Photographer. That being said, I do enjoy cultural photography as well. Imperial Tours not only put my tour together based upon my travel preferences regarding personalized tours, hotel arrangements, food, EVERYTHING; they even provided us with a personal concierge and... More 

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Guy R, Owner at Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries, responded to this review

Dear Nicki, Thanks so much for posting such a great review for Imperial Tours. We're delighted you so enjoyed your second trip to China, and look forward to the third! Regards, Guy More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

We did a 2 day tour with Imperial tours in Shanghai. This is a well organised company offering unique experiences. We started with a 3 hour Bund tour with Patrick Cranley and it one of the best things we have ever done. Patrick is an expert on Shanghai and offers a wonderful insight into many areas of the city, not... More 

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Guy R, Owner at Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to send in this terrific review. Please do return to explore more of this wonderful country as you have time, and please do tell your friends about how amazing China can be. More 

Dazu County, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014

As I have traveled with Imperial twice in the past few years, to China and Tibet... I feel they are the best of the best in this market. I also, being a China Specialist, have traveled in China with other land operators. What makes Imperial so very special, is the detail in every step of the way. The sights are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014

We booked a personal tour with imperial for my wife and 2 children (ages 17 and 10). On the first day in our hotel there were boards games and a personalized workbook for my 10 year old to learn about china. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgable. The lunches were outstanding. A personalized tour is the only way to... More 

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Guy R, Owner at Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our services. We're certainly delighted you enjoyed your time in China. Regards, Guy Managing Partner, Imperial Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013

Just came back from China and This was the best trip we ever had...imperial Has knowledable guides in each city and sent us with a host who travels with you all the time. Every tour was memorable and our host anticipated every need. Every meal was delicious and recommendations for shopping etc. were right on...our host even helped negotiate for... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

We first used Imperial Tours in 2007 for a three week trip to China with our family and had an absolutely incredible experience, with entry into many sites not open to the public. Our local guides were fantastic -- friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. Recently we recommended them as the organizers for a professional arts organization group tour of Hong Kong... More 

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

My wife and I have traveled on bi-annual trips out of the country for almost 40 years and many have been memorable. When I reflect on a place, tours, hotels, restaurants, or individual experiences, only a few memories really standout. Not so with Imperial Tours. It's been 5 years now since we've traveled with them. When I read about the... More 

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Graham, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

My family had a wonderful trip to Beijing in June. Choosing to travel with Imperial Tours was one of the smartest moves I've ever made. Our time in the Forbidden City and at the Great Wall topped our experiences and Imperial Tours made all the difference. Please, please if you are considering traveling to China, you must contact Imperial Tours... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

We had an unforgettable & incredible 19 days China escapade private tour this summer of Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Beijing, Guilin, and Hong Kong. We have no complaints. Our children are still talking about the trip. Our oldest son still talks about his 15 y.o. birthday celebration in Xian to his friends and our 10 y.o. twins have written memoirs of... More 

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margot k, Manager at Imperial Tours: Private and Group Itineraries, responded to this review

It was a pleasure welcoming your family to China. I'd also like to send a special thanks to My Little Swans (the premier site for luxury family travel) for pointing you in our direction! More 

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