China highlights made for families

China for Family

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    Tailor made for family who enjoy seeing China’s historical sites and doing outdoor activities.  This trip takes you in between unearths fascinating China. The drama of China’s Imperial history comes to life as you walk through the Forbidden City, where twenty four Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties have walked before and as you marvel at the ceramic army of Xi’an’s Terracotta Warriors, ordered by Emperor Qin Shi Huang to guard his tomb. And not to miss Yunnan Province which is one of the most culturally colourful provinces of China. This active adventure takes us to Yangshuo before we went for remote and spectacular scenery. We trek through Tiger Leaping Gorge, explore the areas of Dali and Zhongdian and relax in the atmos pheric town of Lijiang. This is an energetic trip through some of China’s most beautiful areas.

    Day 1  Arrive in Beijing

    Met by your guide and taken to hotel. Welcome Peking Duck dinner.

    Day 2  Beijing

    After breakfast, you will visit the enormous Forbidden City, built more than 500 years ago and off limits to commoners for almost all that time. Pedi-cab tour of Beijing's Hutong is another fine example of extraordinary workmanship. In the evening, enjoy dinner and a performance of the Kongfu show.

    Day 3  Beijing 

    Morning visit Temple of Heaven and learn to play Taichi. Afterward transfer to visit Mutianyu Great Wall and kids will love exploring the many military watchtowers and imagining life as one of China’s great ancient warriors. Stay in Bejing.

    Day 4  Xi'an

    Take a flight to Xi'an. Stroll through Muslim Quarter, special dumpling dinner.

    Day 5  Xi'an

    Visit Terracotta Warriors; bicycle ride on Xi'an's Ancient City Wall. Visit its ancient sites, which include the Bell and Drum Towers, the Wild Goose Pagoda. Take a flight to Chengdu. Evening enjoy the Face-Mask Changing show.

    Day 6 Chengdu

    Today you drive out of town to Dujiangyan to visit the Dujiangyang Panda Base. offers a special program allowing visitors to administer to these lovely animals in person as volunteers come close to the lovely animals. Volunteers work includes cleaning the animal cages, and followed by food preparation. You can also visit the Panda Museum in the Dujiangyan Panda Base to know more about the lovely animals, such as their origin, habitat and habits. Drive back to Chengdu.

    Day 7  Chengdu to Lijiang

    In the morning drive to Sanxingdui Museum. Afternoon visit a hundred year old teahouse in Pengzhen, where you can experience Chinese people’s life back in 1960s and 1970s. Take an evening flight to Lijiang.

    Day 8  Lijiang


    Walking tour of Puji Temple and the villages on the foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, we will visit Yuhu Village and have a family dinner with a local family.

    Day 9 Lijiang

    We will stroll around the old city of Lijiang and visit the Mu Palace. In the afternoon we will touring Balck Dragon Pool Park and Dongba Museum.

    Day 10 Lijiang to Dali

    Drive to Dali, take a chairlift to Mt. Cangshan to have a bird's eyes' view of Dali and Erhai Lake. In the afternoon we will visit a Bai Village and it's small temple.

    Day 11  Dali to Guilin via Kunming

    Fly to Guilin via Kunming; Met and transfer to Yangshuo for your overnight.

    Day 12  Yangshuo

    Riding our bikes to the countryside and climb the Moon Hill. After lunch with a local family, we will ride back to Yangshuo. 

    Day 13 Yangshuo

    We will take a boat trip on Li River and walk in the villages. Return to Yangshuo you will attend a cooking course and make a dinner for yourself.

    Day 14  Yangshuo to Guilin

    Trip ends after transfer to Guilin airport.

      Tour Cost on demand, Best for April to October


      --Most meals

      --All entry fees and sightseeing

      --All overnights in hotels with double occupancy

      --Private Transfers

      --English Speaking guides

      --Domestic Flights and train ride 


      --All services not mentioned and all items of a personal nature

      --Tipping or gratuities to guides and drivers

      --Mandatory international travel insurance

      --Excursions other than those specified in trips

      --Extra cost if  tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

      --Excursions other than those specified in trips

      --Extra cost if tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

    "Thanks again for a wonderful trip to your country, both our national guide and local guides did fantastic jobs, our family was well taken care of and we all loved the trip."

    -- Lazear Family (USA) 


    What a great holiday  in China, we can't say enough good things about China after this trip. China has a lot of things for everyone to learn about. This journey was well made for both the adults and the children. We all enjoyed it very much. Thanks to our guides who made our trip memorable and educative. If you are planning to visit China with your family, don't hesitate to use Active China and this wonderful itinerary.

    Family group from France


1-16 participants




14 days


easy to moderate


Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu- Lijiang - Dali - Guilin - Yangshuo



✥Forbidden City
✥Temple Of Heaven
✥Practising Taichi
✥Visit Hutong on pedicar
✥Walk on the Great Wall
✥Terra Cotta Army & City Wall
✥Visit Lijaing world heritage site
✥Visit Songzanlin Monastery
✥Shanghai Yuyuan Gardens
✥Forbidden City
✥Temple Of Heaven
✥Great Wall
✥Terra Cotta Army
✥Giant Panda
✥Lijiang world heritage
✥Dali Old City
✥Yangshuo and Li river.

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