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China’s capital city will host the 15th IAAF World Championships at the famous Bird’s Nest Stadium at Beijing’s Olympic Park. Sign up now to join like-minded track & field fans for another one of our great tours. Track & Field News Tours has operated tours to every IAAF World Championships since their inception in 1983. We also brought over 600 fans to Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics and are looking forward to returning. 

The tour dates are:  Arrive Thursday, August 20         Depart Monday, August 31

Current deposit requirement: $1500 per person (Personal check or credit card accepted)

The basic tour components will be similar to our past World Championships tours and will include:

  • 11 nights 5-star China World Hotel in city center, or the 5-star Hilton Beijing (Yansha area), including daily breakfast buffet
  • Prime tickets to all sessions of the World Championships
  • Welcome party/orientation
  • Gala tour party with invited athletes and coaches
  • Airport transfers
  • Beijing city tour including Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
  • Transit card for the Beijing subway
  • Daily newsletter prepared by the T&FN editorial staff
  • Tour accessories and helpful literature
  • The leadership of the world’s most experienced T&F tour organization
  • Optional trips to the Great Wall and Summer Palace

Air transportation is not included in the basic tour package.

Projected basic tour price: $3,995 per person double occupancy China World; $3,695 Hilton. $4,995 per person single occupancy (China World).


Optional touring: We are offering a Post-Worlds extension tour to Xian, Shanghai & Hong Kong. The tour will spend two nights in Xian, three nights in Shanghai and three nights in Hong Kong. Tour includes 8 nights (4+ or 5-star) accommodation, daily breakfast, sightseeing in Xian, Shanghai & Hong Kong, 5 lunches, 2 dinners, airport transfers, T&FN tour leader and flights from Beijing to Xian, Xian to Shanghai and Shanghai to Hong Kong. We also are offering a shorter extension tour option with departure from Shanghai.

  • 5 night tour to Xian (2nts) & Shanghai (3 nts): August 31 - September 5
  • 8 night tour to Xian (2nts) Shanghai (3 nts) & Hong Kong (3 nts): August 31 - September 8

Projected extension tour prices are:

  • $2,295 double occupancy, Xian & Shanghai only. Add $575 for single supplement.
  • $3,495 double occupancy, Full tour (Xian, Shanghai & Hong Kong). Add $1000 for single supplement.

Deposit: The deposit requirement at this time is $1500 per person. Additional deposits will be called for via bulletins which will keep you informed of tour arrangements and other news. Final payment will be due in April of 2015. The cancellation fee is currently  $75 per person, though as of January 1, 2015, the cancellation fee becomes $150 per person plus any funds deposited on your behalf that cannot be retrieved by T&FN.

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