School Geography Trips to China

Laden with rice terraces, temple-topped mountains and spiritual history

Step into a diverse 'other-world'
From £2,550pp i

A spectacular scene of limestone mountains, river gorges and rice terraces, few countries have a landscape like China. Behind every physical feature lies an ancient story, making China more than just a pretty picture, but a deeply cultural and immensely diverse ‘other-world’.

Explore everything from its bamboo forests and time-worn villages, to its Buddhist roots and delectable cuisine, as you venture through the southern region on a school geography trip to China.

We’re thrilled to see groups are now planning and booking international trips for next year, so it’s not too early to start talking to us if you have an idea in mind! It’s important to remember that whilst we’ve had to adapt, our levels of safety, support and experience still remain as high as ever – meaning you’re in the best hands.

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  • Wu Gorge

Excursions in China

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Curriculum Information

Perfect for KS4 and KS5 (or equivalent)

  • Curricular Links
    • Changing Places
    • Climate Change
    • Development
    • Ecosystems & Biodiversity
    • Environmental Challenges
    • Geographical Skills
    • Global Governance
    • Globalisation & Global Systems
    • Natural Hazards
    • Plate Tectonics
    • Population
    • Resource Management
    • River Systems & Landscapes
    • Rural Environments
    • Tourism
    • Urban Environments
    • Water & Carbon Cycles
    • Weather & Climate

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert Field Study Tutors to our award-winning study resources, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

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Why schools choose us

We continue to use Rayburn as we always receive second to none customer service.

Mr Rob Chambers

Rayburn curated and delivered a wonderful educational trip

Ms Alice Griffiths

Superbly organised and thoroughly enjoyable.

Miss Sandra Kelly

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?

    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.

  • What would happen if our flights are delayed or cancelled?

    In the event that your flights are cancelled or delayed by the airline, then the airline will offer us an alternative flight for your group and payment under the delayed departure section of your insurance would be applicable. EU airlines and carriers are subject to the EU Directive regulation 216/2004. Insurance policies do cover delayed flights and in the first instance party leaders would need to call the insurance company for further details.

    For groups travelling with our insurance (provided by Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd) we would be able to call on your behalf. Delayed cover through Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd entitles each person to claim up to £100, dependent on the length of delay, which can then be used to offset any additional expenses that may have been incurred.

    We will offer your group continued support via our 24-hour emergency phone; we will liaise with our contacts at the relevant airline and accommodation centres, if necessary, and continue to communicate with you throughout until your flight departs.

  • Is all of your accommodation audited in advance?

    Yes, all of our accommodation is audited prior to us offering it to a group. The criterion of these audits is governed by the School Travel Forum (STF). It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. However, we require our accommodation to meet our standards as a minimum. We work with the hotels and agents to endeavour to ensure that our standards are met.

  • Is insurance included with my trip?

    Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.

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Travel in safe hands

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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