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Luxury Family Journeys

Family China 2020


12 days from $6,495

Limited to 24 guests

Experience an exciting family adventure through China that takes you atop the Great Wall, into an incredible habitat created just for pandas and through the scenic landscapes of Guilin.

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Spend two nights exploring scenic Guilin, travelling by bamboo raft through some of its most famous limestone karsts

Walk along the incredible Great Wall of China, and then coast back down in a toboggan

See giant pandas up close at a beautiful, sprawling sanctuary

Have fun making authentic dumplings as part of a unique Family Foodie Experience

Take in an exciting face-changing show in Chengdu

Ride Like a Local in a pedicab through an exciting hutong in Beijing

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Beijing, China
Day 2
Beijing | Adventure at the Great Wall
Day 3
Beijing | Tai Chi & Kung Fu
Day 4
Xian | The Art of Dumpling Making
Day 5
Xian & Chengdu | The Emperor’s Ancient Army
Day 6
Chengdu | Face to Face with Giant Pandas
Day 7
Guilin | Picturesque Landscape
Day 8
Guilin | Floating on the Li River
Day 9
Shanghai | Pearl of the Orient
Day 10
Shanghai | Where Old Meets New
Day 11
Shanghai | Stroll Along the Bund
Day 12
Depart Shanghai
Day 1
Arrive Beijing, China

Arrive in Beijing, China’s political and cultural hub. Transfer to your luxurious hotel.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing
Day 2
Beijing | Adventure at the Great Wall

Travel to the less-visited Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Walk its ramparts before hopping in a toboggan for an exciting ride back down. Later, view the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the “Bird’s Nest,” and the National Aquatics Center, dubbed the “Water Cube.” Gather for a cocktail and a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Beijing | Tai Chi & Kung Fu

Start the day with a morning tai chi class for the family, which you experience at the Temple of Heaven. Ride Like a Local by pedicab through a maze of winding alleyways known as a hutong. After lunch, walk in the footsteps of emperors in the Forbidden City and wander Tiananmen Square. Tonight, take in a thrilling kung fu show.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Xian | The Art of Dumpling Making

Fly to Xian and enjoy lunch. Then, stand atop Xian’s City Wall with the option to cycle along its ramparts. Tonight, a fun Family Foodie Experience awaits you at a local restaurant, where you learn to make traditional noodles and witness a noodle-throwing demonstration.

The Ritz-Carlton, Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Xian & Chengdu | The Emperor’s Ancient Army

Play archaeologist today with a visit to the site of the legendary Terra Cotta Warriors, where thousands of life-size ceramic soldiers “guard” the tomb of China’s first emperor. This afternoon, travel by high-speed train to Chengdu, the charming capital of Sichuan Province.

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Chengdu | Face to Face with Giant Pandas

This morning, visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, where you encounter the adorable giant panda — China’s living national emblem — in a beautiful, sprawling habitat. Later, attend the Sichuan Opera for a dazzling “face-changing” performance.

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Guilin | Picturesque Landscape

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin. Continue to your hotel in the countryside for a relaxing afternoon at leisure.

Banyan Tree Yangshuo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8
Guilin | Floating on the Li River

Today, embark on a leisurely bamboo raft trip on the Li River, drifting quietly downstream, past stunning limestone peaks. Observe life along the banks, where fishermen use cormorants to collect their catch and farmers still cultivate rice paddies by hand. This afternoon, visit the village of Fuli, and try your hand at local fan-making and design.

Banyan Tree Yangshuo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9
Shanghai | Pearl of the Orient

Today, travel to the airport to board your flight to Shanghai. Transfer to your luxury hotel on the Bund with views of the glittering skyscrapers. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Meals: Breakfast
Day 10
Shanghai | Where Old Meets New

This morning, take part in an interactive kung fu class. Visit the Shanghai Museum for a private tour of the collections, led by its curator. Later, pass through the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel by electric cart and visit Shanghai Tower for more remarkable vistas of action-packed Shanghai.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11
Shanghai | Stroll Along the Bund

Stroll the Bund, the waterfront promenade along the Huangpu River. Step back in time with a walk in Old Town and a visit to the beautiful Yu Garden. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure before gathering tonight for a farewell dinner.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
Depart Shanghai

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly home.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • Jun 18 - Jun 29
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  • Jun 25 - Jul 06
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  • Jul 02 - Jul 13
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  • Jul 09 - Jul 20
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  • Jul 16 - Jul 27
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  • Jul 23 - Aug 03
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  • Jul 30 - Aug 10
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Journey Details

Internal Air: Economy class from $1,225
Beijing/Xian; Chengdu/Guilin/Shanghai

Minimum age is 6 years.

Suggested age is 8+.

First group event: welcome briefing at 10:30 a.m. on Day 2.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 11.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.

Triple occupancy pricing is available upon request.

Children 17 and under save $500.


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