Discover China

Virgin Atlantic flights to China will take you to a place you'll never forget. The country offers almost everything you could dream of, from sublime architecture to beautiful landscapes, to the most vibrant culture and a diverse set of traditions. A visit to China is sure to be the holiday of a lifetime.

Don't miss out on one of China's most treasured national parks, Jiuzhaigou Valley. This park offers stunning scenery, peaceful lakes, slow-moving crystal streams, exotic limestone pools and crashing waterfalls. It's an absolute must-visit in the Sichuan province. Book a flight from London Heathrow to China and explore this fascinating country with Virgin Atlantic.

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Old meets new with cutting-edge architecture, bright lights and tranquil gardens.

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Things to do in China

Panda in Chengdu


Panda fans will love the giant panda breeding research base in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in southwest China. You'll have the unique opportunity to see pandas up close and personal in their natural habitat and even see a rare breed of red pandas. Better still, you're allowed to pet them! What more could you want?

Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army

Make sure you catch the sublime Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi. This 16,300 square metre excavation reveals 7,000 life-sized warriors and horses, one of the most significant archaeological finds in the world. The scale of the site is awe-inspiring and an experience you won't forget.

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Don't let the unmissable experience of the Great Wall of China slip you by. One of the longest and greatest man-made structures in the world, stretching over 4,000 miles across the length of China, your trip isn't complete without seeing it for yourself. Be sure to take the toboggan back down and enjoy the ride. 

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