How We Work

How We Work With You To Customize Your China Tour

cormorant-fishingOur specialty is doing custom private tours for individuals or groups that come to us with their special interests, or just want a special tour that doesn’t fit the mold.

  • You contact us via email or telephone.
  • We send you a tour profile to tell us what you want in a tour.
  • We do a thumbnail itinerary for you based on the information you provide.
  • You approve the itinerary and we will fill in the details.
  • You approve the detailed custom itinerary and we give you a cost.
  • You send in a deposit and we send you a tour packet of complete information on your tour with an invoice for the balance.
  • We confirm all reservations – International air you may do on your own or we direct you to competitive suppliers.
  • Your balance is due 60 days before your departure.
  • You go and enjoy your tour knowing you are always in good hands.

We arrange everything within China that you desire, as well as giving you as much free time as you like to explore on your own. We want you to experience the real China.Group-Lecture

China is a very large country the size of the United States and includes Inner Mongolia and Tibet within its boarders. Mountains, deserts, lush forests, tropical areas, islands and high plateaus are all a part of China with over 57 different nationalities within its boarders. High tourist seasons are April/May and September/October. It is not possible to see everything in one trip of course. Think in terms of trying to see the U.S. or Europe all at one time! Good planning with a professional insures a good tour focused on your interests. Twenty-five percent of our business is repeat customers or referrals.

In our “Tours” sections we have sample itineraries that we have done for others based on their input. Some are very complicated and detailed, others are basic first-time tours to China. Also look at our package tours as a starting point, we can customize them as well.


Interlake China Tours, Inc.

P.O. Box 33652, Seattle, WA 98133

(206) 368-9074 | Fax (206) 364-2459 | Send Email

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Am glad you found my web site.  As you can see I have retired or at least in the process of closing down the business.  It has been 25 years of most interesting experiencesPanda0001 of my life.  In my work life I held many positions in business either as VP of Sales, President of some companies mostly in the Lawn and Garden field.  I also developed a few retail products which are still being sold today.  Retired at age 47 I became interested in China as a culture and country that was going to be a world power some day…..that day has come already.  When you go to China you will find the most friendly people and they love Americans and American culture.  China can be very overwhelming to say the least.  It is important to do research on where you want to go and what you want to do and see. Trying to see too much only has you wasting time in airports and train stations.  Group tours in my estimation for China is not a great experience since they are of general interest and there are a few bad ones as well.  A private tour with your special interests and the way you want to do it is best.  This does not waste time and a well planned tour will give you the best experience possible with many good memories to take home.  Being fully retired now (in off season we travelled to many other countries spending as much as a month in each one) I love to share my information without expecting anything in return.  Please feel free to contact me with your questions and I will be glad to help you.   You can email me at    email:  interlak@eskimo.com   I will give you our home number when you contact me.   Happy Travels,  ChinaDave   P.S.   Note my Archives on the right side here with over 450 short stories of tour information that I have updated over the years.

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