Plan 1-1 with a specialist throughout

Authentic travel experiences tailor-made around your needs by experts

We tailor-make journeys designed to your interests and tastes throughout China, and beyond into Asia. When you design a trip with us, we listen, working with you to create an authentic travel experience that's right for you.

Why our service stands out

We introduce you to people, places, and experiences tourist seldom reach. That's why the worlds top photographers hire us. Our experts will design a trip around you, showing you the best of each destination.

When you design a trip with us, we listen.

We design and guide bespoke adventures for...



Photography is our passion. Our niche photography service offers you the ability to arrange specialist bespoke photography services with our local expert guides and photography team.


The Well-travelled

We design and guide unique trips that combine the advantages of a well-arranged itinerary, with the discovery and service only the best guides can bring.


VIP's, Concierges, Film Makers

We've guided famous clients, and understand the needs of high-profile individuals, government and media. We also provide consulting, fixing and guiding services for film and media.


Andy & Mia


We've helped well over a thousand photographers capture China. We've built awesome small teams in various locations, and become known as China's best photography tours, the best guides and fixers. We're proud to be No.1 and the choice of the worlds top photographers, as well as those looking to up their skills, or see something new.

Photographer Andy Beales with Mia Beales in Guilin China

The Company

Gatsby Travel is a highly-niche family-owned tour operator that serve photographers and the well-traveled, curating unique adventures that have all the advantages of adventure, without the hassles or hangups of a vanilla tour. 

We're not in the business of sell flights, packages, shelf products, and making commissions. We are a small team of experts focused on creating awesome bespoke adventures for our clients, and as a service to other tour providers and tourism boards. Supporting them in digital marketing and tourism strategy.

If you are a photographer, concierge services, education authority, school, run workshops or an individual looking for something 'beyond a tour' in China, we are the team for you. We also run specialist niche services in destinations, such as Guilin Photography Tour, find our more about our Guilin Tours here.

Number of Tailor-made Tours
5 Star Reviews
Trips advertised and run

We believe the best advice is born from personal experience, which is why our experts have lived or traveled extensively within each of our destinations.

100% Tailored

Your itinerary is 100% tailored to you, by our expert insiders.
Plan with a dedicated expert 1-1 from initial enquiry to departure.
Your destination, your dates, your pace.


Meet local tribes, rural farmers. Experience and capture local life.
Uniquely designed to match your interests and goals.
Awesome guides hand-picked and trained by us.

Award Winning

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence year on year.
Choice of the worlds top travel photographers.
Famous social media founders choose us.

Fully Protected

100% Financial Protection. Fully compliant with EU/UK gov travel law.
A caring family business that's also a fully bonded international tour operator.