China Family Holiday

12 Days | Explore China on a family trip from Beijing to Hong Kong.

5 out of 5 based on 1 reviews submitted.
CHF  2,325
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Take your family on a memorable adventure through China and see the many sides of this colourful, cultural and naturally beautiful nation. The perfect blending of the familiar and the novel, on this 10-day tour you and your family will marvel at the incredible Great Wall of China and Terracotta Warriors, get lost in the quiet beauty of Yangshuo and be dazzled by the colourful markets and nightlife of the big cities. Boasting some of the grandest urban metropolises and most delicious cuisine in the world, China is an ideal destination for the whole family.

Trip overview

Map of China Family Holiday including China and Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region Of China
Beijing, China
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Family, Rail
China, Hong Kong
Physical rating
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Min 5
Group size
Min 2 - Max 16
Trip code
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Though not quite visible from space, the Great Wall of China is still massive! Wander this iconic monument and learn about its history
  • Travel back in time to the era of China’s powerful Emperors in Beijing while you and your family explore the halls and courtyards of the Forbidden City
  • Experience whizzing through the Chinese landscape on futuristic bullet trains
  • The kids will enjoy meeting the pandas in Chengdu on a once-in-a-lifetime encounter. Watch these adorable creatures at play, get to know the super-cute red ones, and learn about important conservation work
  • Uncover the secrets of Chinese food in a cooking class in Yangshuo 
  • Wrap up this eye-opening adventure in Hong Kong – a fast-paced explosion for the senses that’s an exciting mix of old and new, East and West

Is this trip right for you?
  • This trip uses a mix of transport for a local experience – bullet trains, the metro, private vehicles and public buses – some of which give a great chance to interact with locals.
  • The trip also covers a fair amount of ground to maximise experiences and enable you to see much of this vast country, so be prepared for some long journeys and alot of walking!


Map of China Family Holiday including China and Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region Of China



11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners


Private Minivan, Taxi, Train


Hotels (10 nights), Guesthouse (1 night)

  • Beijing - Forbidden City
  • Great Wall - Dumpling making demonstration
  • Great Wall - Jinshanling section
  • Great Wall - Chinese paper cutting class
  • Xi'an - Muslim Quarter Walking Tour
  • Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors Tour
  • Chengdu - Leader-led walking tour
  • Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (entrance fee & transport included)
  • Yangshuo - Bike Rental with Local Guide
  • Yangshuo - Tai Chi/Kung Fu class
  • Yangshuo - Cooking School & Market Tour
  • Hong Kong - Leader-led orientation Walk
Add on activities
  • Beijing - Lama Temple (entrance fee) - CNY25
  • Xi'an - Big Goose Pagoda (entrance fee) - CNY80
  • Xi'an - Great Mosque (entrance fee) - CNY25
  • Xi'an - Little Wild Goose Pagoda - CNY50
  • Xi'an - Bell & Drum Towers (entrance fee) - CNY50
  • Hong Kong - Science Museum - HKD25
  • Hong Kong - Star Ferry Daytime Ticket - HKD100
  • Hong Kong - Peak Tram Return Ticket and Victoria Peak - HKD90

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Important notes

1.A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement excludes Day 2 (Guesthouse) where you will be in shared accommodation and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information

2.FAMILY TRIP: Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.

3.AGE: Minimum age for children on this trip is 5 years old.

4.DISCOUNT: A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 17 years and under at time of travel.

5.PASSPORT DETAILS: Please provide Intrepid or your booking agent with a colour scanned copy of the personal details page from your passport at time of booking.

6.BEING CONNECTED IN CHINA. Please note while traveling through mainland China you will not be able to access some popular internet websites such as Google, Instagram and Facebook as well as some email platforms.

7.CHINESE HOLIDAYS - China has many major holidays throughout the year. Two that effect our Family trips are:
2020/21 April 4th- 6th - Qing Ming Jie (Tomb Sweeping Day)
2020/21 - September - Mid-Autumn Festival.
During these periods, many local tourist travel to the countries major sightseeing destinations so expect large crowds at the Great Wall, Forbidden City and TerraCotta Warriors.

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5 out of 5 based on 1 reviews submitted.
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Amber · Traveled March 2024
Our family of four loved this tour. Our guide Jerry was simply the best, and we learned so much. The itinerary was spot on, with a nice mix of historical sites, culture and nature. The food was delicious, the trains were fast and the pandas were cute. Highly recommend!
Review submitted 18 May 2024
China Family Holiday
CHF  2,325