5 Days Beijing Family Vacation

Traveling to Beijing with your family is a great chance to relax and get to know more about Chinese culture and history. This 5-day Beijing family tour includes the activities popular among kids, like opera face mask painting lesson in Hutong, Taichi lesson, slide way on the Great Wall and giant pandas. It allows you the chance to experience the Chinese culture on your own instead of just a quick look.

Trip Highlights

  • Take an opera face mask painting lesson and Hutong family visit
  • Learn the traditional Taichi with the guidance of a master
  • Try the interesting and exciting slide way on the Great Wall
  • Have a close look at the cute giant pandas

Customizable Tour Itinerary

Welcome to Beijing, the capital of China. Upon arrival, be met by our private guide and driver with warm smile. They will transfer you to the hotel and take care of the check-in in the hotel. 

  • Hotels: Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, Regent Beijing, Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing, Beijing Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel
Great WallGreat Wall

Wake up kids. Be ready to start your exploration of this amazing city of China. Your morning is set for Tian’anmen Square, where you could see the Five-Starred Red Flag fluttering. Walking through this vast square, you will reach the fabulous imperial building complex of China, the Forbidden City. Listen to the stories about 24 emperors and their imperial families in Ming and Qing Dynasties and get to know their life and work there.

Feel a bit hungry and tired after so much walking? Do not worry. Lunch will be arranged in the nearby local restaurant, where you could try the authentic local Beijing cuisine.

After lunch, climb up to Jingshan Park, once was the commanding point of the city. Now it is a good place to have an overlook of the Forbidden City. Continue your exploration to one of the feature of Beijing – Hutongs. You will walk through the narrow alleys and discover ancient architecture, the original Beijing atmosphere, Chinese culture and visit a Hutong family and talk with the host to know more about the Beijing local life. Free Chinese knot will be given as souvenir to each person. At the end of today’s tour, you will try your hands at the opera face mask painting with the teacher’s guidance. Bring home your work after the lesson.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Jindingxuan Dim Sum Restaurant with a la carte menu

Feature Dinner option: Peking Roast Duck (Dadong Peking Duck, Qianmen Quanjude Peking Duck), Fangshan Restaurant, Mei Family Restaurant, Bai Family Restaurant) 

Optional evening activity: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show


  • It takes about 3 hours walking in the Forbidden City. You can ask the guide to stop for some rest if you are tired.
  • Kungfu Show actors could be taken photos with at the end of the Show, bring your cameras with you to the theater.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Tian'anmen SquareTian'anmen Square

Morning tour to the largest surviving altar complex in China, Temple of Heaven. Take a Taichi lesson here with the master’s guidance. Drive about 1.5 hours to become a real hero by visiting the Mutianyu Great Wall, a less crowded yet well-preserved segment of the Great Wall built in the Ming Dynasty. It is popular among family visitors as it is equipped with cable car, chairlift and slide way. One way chairlift and slide way are included for your kids to have fun.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant with a la carte menu


  • Cable care, chairlift and toboggan are at your choice. We can arrange it based on your preference.
  • Wear comfortable shoes for the Great Wall tour and Bring bottled water.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu Great Wall

After breakfast, take the morning tour to have a close look at the cute giant pandas and other animals in Beijing Zoo. Your next destination is Summer Palace, an ancient imperial garden, which is a summer retreat for the royalties. A relaxing boat cruise in Kunming Lake is arranged for you to see this garden in different angle.

It is lunch time. You will eat in a nearby local restaurant and be able to order the food you like with the help of the guide.

After lunch, go to the last stop of your Beijing tour, Yonghegong Lama Temple. By visiting Yonghegong Lama Temple, you will see the largest wooden Buddha in China and the world. Many Chinese people go to pray in this temple, especially during the weekend.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Dayali Restaurant with a la carte menu

Note: Boat cruise is not available during winter (from December to March).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,

Today is your departure day. Pack your bag and wait for the guide at the hotel lobby at the confirmed time. The guide will help you with the airport check-in. Wave your hands at the airport check-in gate.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)

Price Includes

  • In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
  • Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
  • Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
  • Your own English-speaking guide service.
  • Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.

Price Excludes

  • International transportation.
  • Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


This tour is tailor-made and we can tailor to meet your reqeusts. Your personal travel consultant will contact you within 24 working hours!


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