Beyond China

China Direct through its sister brand, Zero Distance Tours (, offers a wide variety of Asian destinations in addition to China. Tours can be taken alone or added to a visit to China. We offer both small group tours and private arrangements. If you can't find what you are looking for you can request your own tailor-made itinerary by clicking HERE and filling out the form. With 20 years' experience of creating individual itineraries for many different clients, we can help craft a perfect tour for you.

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Here is a small selection of what is available:


CHERRY BLOSSOM TOUR - from £3,995pp

12 days - A tour to include the must-see sights of Japan, such as Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Hiroshima, plus Takayama and Kanazawa all at a special time of year.

SNOW MONKEY - from £2,800pp

11 days - Enjoy Japan in the winter and see the delighful snow monkeys bathing in the hot springs


TAIWAN - from £2,795pp

11 days - An introduction to the many historical and scenic delights of the island of Taiwan.


1/2 day to 5 days - A selection of daily departure or join-in short tours of Taiwan.


TIGERS AND TAJ MAHAL - from £2,198pp

14 days - Special small group accompanied tour, departing 7 January, visiting Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, plus special trips to Jodphur and Shimla.

KERALA UNPLUGGED - from £1,345pp

10 days - Tour of the southwestern tropical state of Kerala, rich in history, scenery and people.


ESSENTIAL BURMA - from £2,365pp

10 days - Regular small group accompanied tours to the highlights of Myanmar/Burma including Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Lake Inle.

BURMESE HIGHLIGHTS - from £2,945pp

17 days - Fascinating tour of Myanmar to the main sights, and including trekking around Kalaw to experience local village life.


VIETNAM CUISINE - from £2,725pp

12 days - Innovative itinerary travelling through Vietnam from South to North, but giving you the chance to experience Vietnam's food culture, and try cooking yourself!.

VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA - from £2,850pp

16 days - Small group accompanied tour, travelling Vietnam from north to south, and visiting the amazing temples of Angkor in Cambodia.


JAPAN AND CHINA BY RAIL - from £3,150pp

15 days - A combination of the highlights of China and Japan, using high-speed rail links in both countries.

CHINA AND MONGOLIA - from £3,190pp

15 days - A adventurous tour of the steppes and mountains of Mongolia, plus Beijing.

CHINA AND VIETNAM - from £3,050pp

20 days - A combination of Beijing, Xi'an and Guilin with a journey through Vietnam from north to south.

CHINA, TIBET AND NEPAL - from £4,325pp

21 days - The classic journey from Beijing to Lhasa, and then through Tibet to Nepal past Mt Everest.