Top 5 Fun Destinations for Family Summer Vacation Tour in China

10/07/2014
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This summer vacation is one of the best time to have a trip to China with family members, especially children, for foreign citizens. Due to our country’s vast territory and diverse topography, there are many fun destinations worthy of your exploring. Here we listed the top 5 destinations which are popular for family’s tour. All are fun, safe and full of interesting and child-friendly activities to keep the children entertained.

Family Tours with Chengdu Giant Panda

Family Tours with Chengdu Giant Panda

Top 1 Puzhehei in Yunnan

Located in northwest Qiubei county, Zhuang-miao autonomous prefecture in Wenshan, Yunnan province, Puzhehei is a scenic spot with many places for camping among areas surrounded by big lakes which are very popular with visitors and very similar to and even prettier than those in Guilin. Therefore, Puzhehei is praised as being “a unique pastoral scene in China”.

Its beauty lies not only in its natural landscapes, such as Karst lakes, peaks and canyon views, but also in man-made features, such as ancient rock paintings, revolution commemorations and unique ethnic customs. Read our Yunnan private tours.

Puzhehei in Yunnan

Puzhehei in Yunnan

Top 2 Chengdu in Sichuan

Sichuan is famous for its hometown to China’s giant pandas. Nowadays, you can take your children to three places to see the Giant Panda:
1) Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, located about 10km out of the city center and now is also conservation education center, and international educational tourism destination.
2) Ya’an Bifengxia, 150km southwest to Chengdu, is a comprehensive conservation project combing tourism, research and breeding in one place.
3) Wolong National Nature Reserve.

Read our Chengdu private tours.

Top 3 Wulong in Chongqing

Wulong is listed on UNESCO World Heritage List, for its stunning natural scenery and hiking highlights. The latest film Transformers 4 get some shoots in Wulong. Bring your family to explore the real Transformers.

Transformers 4 in Wulong

Transformers 4 in Wulong

Top 4 The Ancient Silk Road

The ancient silk road is a generic term of many trade routes in the ancient China, which combined the East and the West. Travelling along these routes and discovering the famous sites, such as Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, and Echoing-sand Dune. Read our Silk Road private tours.

Family Tours in Crescent Lake on the Silk Road

Family Tours in Crescent Lake on the Silk Road

Top 5 Hulunbuir Grasslands

The grasslands, located in northeastern Inner Mongolia, are considered to bet “the most unsullied grasslands” in China. Name after the Hulun and Buir lakes, this grasslands feature forests, rivers and lakes. After the month of May, the green grassland is dotted with colorful flowers, birds, and cattle and sheep scattered among the grasses. There are also various local activities, including horse and camel riding, horse racing and wrestling.

Hulunbuir Grasslands

Hulunbuir Grasslands

Travel Tips with Children

1. Find a destination suitable for you and your children. Many children are interested to the fun and exotic destinations

2. Before your departure, you must pack the necessary things for daily use: clothes, comfortable shoes, tour maps, favorite toys, books, snacks, medical kit…

3. During your trips: never let your children go anywhere alone, especially at scenic spots or crowded streets; let your children carry a note in case they do get separated from you or get lost; pay attention to the drink and food, never drink tap water and eat food purchased from street vendors.

4. If there are some unexpected things happening, please tell your personal tour guide and travel consultant at first time and they will do their best to help you.