Asia family vacations

When you’re young, Asia is so much larger than life – it’s like a whole new world

Asia is a dazzling hotspot of experiences for young travelers. Roadside hotplates fill the air with unknown spices, centuries-old monasteries overlook spectacular mountains, and caves lie in wait beneath swathes of jagged limestone. One minute you’re rafting down frothing streams, stalking tigers in the wild and zip-lining through jungle so green it looks like a cartoon; the next you’re riding the rails with monks, robot-dancing in technicolor super-malls and slurping broth with locals in their homes. For the young ones, it’s pure discovery, and for the seasoned travelers among us, its delightful contradictions never fail to astound.

Asia family highlights

Why choose us

Just for families

The clue’s in the title. These trips are for families only (including any aunts, uncles or cousins who’d like to come along, of course). As long as you’re traveling with a child under the age of 18, you’re a family in our eyes. Plus, unlike other travel companies, children aged 17 years and younger receive a 10% discount off the price of their trip.

Travel with other families

Traveling the Intrepid way is a bit like traveling with a group of friends. These trips are made up of 3–5 like-minded families, and the kids tend to hit it off straight away, allowing you to enjoy some well-earned R&R. We often find the whole family ends up making friendships with people from all over the world, staying in touch long after the adventure ends.

Small group sizes

Intrepid’s family group sizes are small enough to avoid the crowds and reach some out-of-the-way places, but big enough for a good social mix. Our average group size of 10 allows us to hop aboard local boats, buses or trains, eat at friendly, family-run restaurants and kick back in traditional accommodation and homestays.

Action packed

We know the biggest challenge on a family trip is keeping the kids entertained. So we’ve planned in advance. Nearly all of our hotels feature pools, and each day has a great mix of action-packed adventure and flexible free time. Your local leader can also suggest activities based on your kid’s hobbies or school curriculum.

Safety first

Our leaders are specially trained to run family adventures, so you’re well taken care of. You can also rest easy knowing we conduct safety assessments on all our activities to meet local standards as well as our own comprehensive safety policy.

Sustainable travel

We strive to use travel as a force for good. That’s why we choose to give back to the communities we visit, carbon offset all our trips and take our social and environmental responsibilities seriously. We’ve been officially certified as the world’s largest travel B Corp, which means when you choose Intrepid Travel, you can rest assured you’re traveling to improve the planet.


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Northern India Family Holiday

Adrian · Traveled June 2024
Review submitted 01 Jul 2024

Borneo Family Holiday

Eddie · Traveled June 2024
I thought Aldrin was the best tour guide of all time! I loved the people and the jungle lodge. I didn’t quite like the turtle laying. I thought it was a bit unfair on mummy turtle & baby turtles. They were tired.
Review submitted 30 Jun 2024

Borneo Family Holiday

Craig · Traveled June 2024
Intrepid team in Borneo did an amazing job. My daughter had a fantastic time and we met some great people along the way. Highly recommend!
Review submitted 30 Jun 2024

Japan Family Holiday

Tisome · Traveled June 2024
Our journey through Japan with Intrepid was a magical blend of culture and cuisine, exploring iconic landmarks and relishing local delights. The efficiency of Japan's transportation system and warm hospitality made our trip memorable. Intrepid's family tours with a dedicated guide ensured a personalized experience, creating lasting memories with fellow travelers. Our adventure was filled with new discoveries, and we left Japan with a deep appreciation for its heritage and community. Excited for our next exploration with Intrepid!
Review submitted 02 Jul 2024

Northern India Family Holiday

Kimberley · Traveled April 2024
The collision of magic and mayhem, the bonkers and the beautiful, the intensity and charm, made India an extraordinary destination for my daughters and I. This trip was a remarkable introduction to a remarkable country - it's a packed itinerary, to be sure, but well balanced in terms of sites and activities. We were truly blessed with an exceptional and knowledgeable (and fun!) guide in Mahaveer, and our driver Kishan deserves a huge amount of credit for safely getting us to each destination on the controlled chaos that is Indian roads. I'm normally an independent traveller but I was very happy to have chosen Intrepid for this trip. It was meaningful and memorable, and I highly recommend it.
Review submitted 28 Apr 2024

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