China Family JourneyBeijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai Private Tour

Days 13
Destinations 5
Experiences 52

Trip Summary

Family Vacation     Chinese Culture     Adventurous     Gourmet     Nature

This guided tour starts in China's capital, where you will take in all of Beijing's must see sights – the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Temple of Heaven.

The next day will be the one you have all been waiting for – the day you visit the Great Wall of China (and toboggan back down)! Before you leave Beijing, you will get a chance to swing around the city's backstreets, ride a bike and play with diabolos.

Your next stop is Xi'an, another ancient capital. You will learn about the fascinating Terracotta Warriors, bike atop the city walls, and dig in to tasty snacks in the Muslim Quarter. You'll also visit the little-known Tango art museum and try your hand at some calligraphy.

Guilin is home to Elephant Trunk Hill, the multi-colored Reed Flute Cave, and awe-inspiring riverside scenes. You'll see all three of these fantastic sights on your trip.

After a voyage along the Li River, you'll arrive in Yangshuo, where you will watch an extraordinary night show.

You will start the next day with a refreshing bike ride, followed by river rafting. On the way you'll stop at the ancient town of Fuli, often called the "home of painted fans." Don't forget to bring your swimsuit, because later in the day you'll head to the Buddha Water Cave for mud baths and hot springs!

Your Chinese adventure will wrap up in the international city of Shanghai! You'll visit classical gardens, have plenty of chances to pick up souvenirs and stroll down the jaw-dropping Bund, the riverside lined with skyscrapers on one side and old European architecture on the other.

What makes this tour package special:
This itinerary is full of activities perfectly suited to families, such as cycling, going on rickshaw rides, river rafting and much more.

Our guides are especially flexible with private family tours, so you are free to make schedule adjustments along the way to suit your needs. If you would like to make any changes to the itinerary ahead of time, please get in touch with one of our agents.

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  • Airport Pickup & Transfer to Your Hotel - Your private guide and driver will escort you to your hotel and assist you with hotel check-in and any questions that you have about your travel arrangements. Once you have checked into your hotel, you will have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.
  • Overnight - Beijing

What's Included

  • Domestic transportation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Private English-speaking guide (selected/trained by our western staff)
  • Experienced Chinese-speaking driver and quality, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission tickets to all sights listed on the itinerary – no hidden costs
  • Free bottled water supplied in your vehicle
  • Meals as specified in quality local restaurants with unlimited standard drinks (Coke, Sprite, bottled water, Chinese tea)

What's Not Included

  • Accommodation - if you want us to book hotels for you, please let your agent know
  • International flights to and from China
  • International travel insurance (you should purchase your own policy in your home country)
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Other personal expenses


  • We offer our itineraries as suggestions only; all of our tours can be tailored to your individual interests. If there is anything you do or don't want to see, simply let your agent know
  • Prices may vary according to your date of travel and any special requests you might have. Please ask for a free, bespoke quotation
  • Meals may change based on the time and location. You can also ask your guide to change your meals. We will try our best to help you enjoy a variety of Chinese food
  • For tour booking terms and conditions, please read our Terms of Service

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