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13-Day Best China Tour for Kids

Highlights :
Mutianyu Great Wall Forbidden City Hutong Tour Jinli Street Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center Yangtze River Cruise Yuyuan Garden The Bund Nanjing Road
Destinations :
Beijing (3N) - Chengdu (3N) - Yangtze River Cruise(3N) - Shanghai (3N)

This award winning itinerary for kids combines a fun-filled trip with a historical introduction to China. Also including a spcial visit to the lovely pands, and enjoy a wonderful cruise along the Chinese mother river - the Yangtze.

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Day 1 Beijing

It is the fist day of your 13 Day Family Tour to Forbidden City-Panda Center and Yangtze River. Our tour guide will pick you up at the Beijing International Airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. 

Meals : No Meals

Day 2 Beijing
Magnificent View of Mutianyu Great Wall. You must visit it during your 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Mutianyu Great Wall

Today, you will visit the the world famous attraction and World Wonder-The Great Wall (Mutianyu Part) and go to the Ming Tomb where you will visit the Sacred Way and the Ding Tomb, which are two famous parts of Ming Tombs where the emperors and queens of Qing Dynasty (1636-1912AD) were buried. 

Meals : (B+L)

Day 3 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, the landmark of Beijing, is included in 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Tiananmen Square

It is the third day of your 13-day family tour to China. Today, you will visit the the famous Tiananmen Square, the symbol of Beijing-Forbidden City, which once was the palace of Qing imperial household. Besides, you will have a Hutong tour to know the traditional Hutongs and have a class learning how to make the traditional Chinese snacks made by flour.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 4BeijingChengdu

Today, you will take flight to Chengdu city to continue your China family tour.

Meals : (B)

Day 5 Chengdu
Wuhou Memorial Temple is one of highlights in Chengdu. You will visit it in 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Wuhou Memorial Temple

Today, you will visit the Wuhou Memorial Temple, which is built to memorize the heroes of ancient China, the Thatched Cottage of Du Fu and the local famous food street-the Jinli Street.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 6 Chengdu
Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center is a must in Chengdu. You cannot miss it during 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center

Today, you will visit the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center. Besides, you will have a class learning how to paint a lovely Giant Panda.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 7ChengduChongqing

It is the seventh day of your 13-day China family tour. Today, you will take the bullet train from Chengdu to Chongqing for the Yangtze River Cruise. Tonight, you will embark on the Yangtze Cruise ship to start the cruise.

Meals : (B)

Day 8 Yangtze River
See famous Fengdu Ghost City in 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Fengdu Ghost City

Today, you will visit the famous ghost city-Fengdu Ghost City.

Meals : (B+L+D)

Day 9 Yangtze River
Crusing on Qutang Gorge is the highlight of 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Qutang Gorge

It is the twelfth day of your 13 day China family tour. You will sail along the essence of great Three Gorges in Yangtze River, including Qutang Gorge. Then you will go shore to experience a drifting along the Three Little Gorges. You will sail passing by Wu Gorge and most of Xiling Gorge (western section) later today.

Meals : (B+L+D)

Day 10YichangShanghai
Three Gorges Dam is highly recommended in 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Three Gorges Dam

Today, your Yangtze River cruise will take excursion to the Three Gorges Dam and visit the Xiling Gorge (eastern section). When cruise ends in Yichang, you will be transferred to airport and fly to Shanghai.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 11 Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, a famous scenic spot in Shanghai, is included in 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Yuyuan Garden

Today, you will have a Shanghai tour. You will visit the Yuyuan Garden, which is the best garden in Southeast China, the Bund, the Children’s Palace and the Nanjing Road.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 12 Shanghai
Zhujiajiao Water Town is shining part of 13 Day Family Vacation from Beijing to Chengdu-Shanghai with Yangtze Cruise.

Zhujiajiao Water Town

Today, you will visit famous water town in Shanghai-the Zhujiajiao Water Town.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 13 Shanghai

It is the last day of your family tour. You will be taken to Shanghai airport and our tour guide will see you off there. We hope you are happy and comfortable in this 13 Day Family Tour to Forbidden City-Panda Center and Yangtze River.

Meals : (B)

2015 Price

Staying in 3 star accommodation, with private transfers and private excursions.

Nov.1 - Mar. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $1,930 $2,121 $2,557
3 - 5 Persons $1,557 $1,748 $2,184
Apr.1 - Oct. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $2,027 $2,270 $2,603
3 - 5 Persons $1,655 $1,897 $2,230

Recommended Accommodation (Economy)

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Authentic Chinese Lunch
  • Comfortable Air-Conditioned Private Cars
  • Professional Drivers and English Speaking Guides
  • All Transportation between Hotels and All Sightseeing Spots

Price Exclusion

  • International Flights Airfare or Train Tickets; Visa Fee
  • Passport Application or Renewal Fee
  • Personal Expenses; Tips for Guides
  • Escort, Drivers
  • Bellman, etc; Any Items not Specified in the Plan


  • The guide prices shown are designed to provide you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your trip.
  • Prices are generally for private arrangements using economy flights based on two people travelling together and sharing a room.
  • There are a number of factors which will influence the price; these include the standard of accommodation, the season, the class of flights, the airline used and the level of private guiding versus shared excursions.
  • Price is for one person in US dollars. Price may vary according to your travel time, e.g. China National Day Holiday and Chinese Spring Festival.
  • The avove price is for private tours. If you want to join a group tour, please see our SIC tours.
  • he availabilities of rooms, flights and so on are subject to change until the actual booking is being made. So your early confirmation is highly appreciated. Child (ren) between 2 to 12 years can get discounts from 50% to 90% from above price, please contact us for details to make your bookings in advance.
Private Tour Guide
Tour Guide of GWD

Tour Guide of GWD-Amber

As your China tour operator, GreatWallDiscovery realize that tour guides, or tour managers are always playing an important role on all travel arrangements and services. All tour guides who escort visitors in their language and interprets the cultural and natural heritage of China, or the tour leaders who accompany their guests around the whole country must possess an official licenses for their tour guide qualification issued by the China National Tourism Administration.

On behalf of GreatWallDiscovery, with their very good professional training and responsible talent in the hospitality industry, our tour guides love their work, and are always good at communication, ready to ensure the programme which is carried out as described in our tour package and render their good service to their customer friends on the arrangements of transportation, food, shelter, entertainment as they understand tourists come for joy. We appreciate your kind comments on our guides’ behavior and their service before you leave for home.

Van used in China Tour Offered by GWD

Van used in China Tours

Of course GreatWallDiscovery mainly introduce and arrange flights for you between cities such as Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Guilin. Besides we do suggest you to try some other traffic means during your China travel, such as by high speed train, or sometimes even by overnight express train to learn more about local Chinese. Also this might be a way to save your accommodation cost.

At each destination and around you will usually be greeted and picked up at the airport, train station, port or hotel by your tour guide and driver to begin your city sightseeing with our safe, comfort and convenient vehicles or limousine equipped with air conditioning and seat belts. All our selected drivers passed strict examinations and gained at least five years of safe driving records. The drivers in mainland China are Chinese speaking but they knows lots of English words. English speaking drivers are used in Hong Kong and Macau. Basic insurance for all traffic tools we choose are covered though we recommend you to buy your medical and accident insurance by yourself before you leave for China. And again you are welcome to give us your comments and judgements by filling out the evaluation form from our tour guide.

Peking Roast Duck offered by GWD in Beijing

Peking Roast Duck

Chinese food is the most characteristic part of Chinese tour, so we mainly focus on what you eat during your tour. However, Chinese food is quite different from Western food, so please get ready to enjoy the Chinese food we serve you. Our trip advisor will communicate with you in advance about the food that you never eat and that you want to experience. We recommend you allow us to arrange lunch for you, because we will carefully select characteristic Chinese restaurant with food both in Chinese flavor and Western flavor.

Moreover, you can contact your trip advisor in advance or guide during your tour to book some special meals as dinner, like Peking Roast Duck, Dumplings Banquet in Xian, Din Sum Banquet in Shanghai, etc. On the Yangtze River cruise, all meals are buffet, and are already included in ticket price. When you embark on the cruise, the cruise stuff will enquire about your food intolerance. In the main cities, we can also provide Western food (including Italian food, French food, etc.), Indian food, Halal food and so on. At the end of your tour, you can give us a rate and comment on our Travel Service Evaluation about the meals.

Exterior of Shangri-La Guilin

Exterior of Shangri-La Guilin

Where to stay is the most important standard of your China tour. Not only you ask for a comfortable and clean staying, but also a peaceful place to relax your body and mind after the day tour. In China, we are delighted to offer you all kinds of accommodation from 3, 4, 5 star hotels to characteristic inns. You name it, we have it.

Moreover, our standard of hotel selection is equipped with city-central location, WIFI coverage, convenient hub to food and shopping malls, basic English speaking waiters and good rating on TripAdvisor. We re-audit all hotels we used in last year and decide whether to use them by the feedback from our all clients. For any special requests to rooms, like non-smoking, connecting, high floor, city view, we will try to arrange or update for you if there is not any extra cost. No worries to share with us your idea about the staying. We are happy to share you our experience. Your comments to the hotels and rating on the evaluation form are warmly welcome.

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