Searching for something different this winter? Whether your family are dreaming of a white Christmas, or are keen for a spot of winter sun, we’ve got the festive family holiday for you. Journey to Iceland or Slovakia, and try out snowshoeing or igloo building. Or whisk yourselves away to the warmth of Asia, South America or the Caribbean, to sample delicious cuisines, meet friendly locals and learn about interesting traditions. Start planning your family Christmas adventure today!
Festive family tours
Want to swap turkey for tikka this Christmas? Don’t forget, Intrepid offers a 10% discount for all travellers aged 17 and under.
Each of our Christmas family trips has been built with a perfect balance of action-packed activities and flexible family time. Want to know the sorts of adventures you can expect with us? Here’s a handful of our festive favourites.
Explore the largest man-made ice cave in the world
Are your family ready for an icy experience? Then it’s time to make the journey through an other-worldly tunnel, stretching some 800 metres into the Langjokull Glacier. You’ll visit colourfully lit ice caves, and there’s even an ice chapel!
It’s impossible not to be impressed by the most famous Maya temple site in all of Mexico; even your tricky teens will be enchanted. Marvel at Kukulkan, standing high over the ruins, and then explore a nearby Maya ‘ball court’ with its detailed stone carvings.
If your kids are husky-mad, they’ll love dog sledding through the snow. Enjoy greeting your husky team, who have travelled from the Lower Tatra to meet you, learn how to handle the sled and sip on hot drinks by the fire to warm up after an amazing day.
Prepare for your family to be charmed by the capital of Cuba. From its spacious plazas and glorious colonial Spanish architecture, to its iconic American automobiles and Che Guevara-branded buildings. It’s a city packed with culture, colour and cuisine.
We had an amazing time in South Africa and Swaziland. The 3 families got on very well, and the mixture of animals, scenery, activities and local culture was excellent. At no point did any of the 8 kids say "I'm bored" and they all managed to cope without WiFi! The tour leader and driver were both very friendly and knowledgeable, the custom vehicle was spacious and comfortable (though we expect it could get very hot in warmer weather), and the tents were easy to erect and comfortable to sleep in.