Family Travel and Tours in China & Tibet


Active-Trekking Family Tour through Sichuan

Chengdu – Wolong – Xiaojin – Siguniang National Reserve – Danba – Tagong – Hailuogou Forrest Park – Moxi – Kangding

Individual date / 11 days

A unique travel adventure can be experienced with our family tour through Sichuan. Here you come as close to nature and culture as it is rarely the case. Because of the possibility to explore the country with its many hiking tours by foot, you’ll get an even deeper insight into how the things are going on. The family tour through Sichuan offers many varied attractions so that it’ll fascinate each family member and becomes an unforgettable experience.

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Family friendly travel to Tibet with Mt Everest base camp and train to Lhasa

Xining – Kokonor (Qinghai lake) – Lhasa – Shalu Monastery – Lungsang – Lhatse – Mt Everest Base Camp – Tingri – Xigatze – Lhasa

Train through Tibet Individual date / 11 days

Visit the cultural highlights of Tibet and experience the nature of the Himalayan plateau on a three day trek along an ancient caravan trade route between two monasteries. This trip begins in Xining on the edge of Tibet and the famous Tibet Train will bring you above the clouds on 5000 meters all the way to Lhasa. On the way you will watch grazing yaks, snowcapped mountains and plateau landscape.
This family friendly Tibet trip is for those who want to explore Tibet off-the-beaten track but do not want to miss major sights and famous scenic spots.

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Travel to Lijiang – Family hike through the Tiger Leaping Gorge

Lijiang – Shigu (Yangtze – river bend) – Tiger Leaping Gorge – Baisha – Lijiang

Kinderfreundliche Wanderung durch die Tigersprungschlucht Individual date / 6 days

This activity-filled tour takes you on a journey to some of the most beautiful places in Yunnan. In addition to other sights, this tour includes a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lijiang and a stopover at the first bend of the Yangtze River where it twists 170 degrees while exiting the Himalayas. This tour’s main attraction is the multi-day and child-friendly trek through the Tiger Leaping Gorge where we come in close proximity to China’s magnificent landscapes and remarkable people.

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Travel to Tibet with Everest Base Camp – Friendship Highway

Lhasa – Tsetang – Samye – Yamdrok Lake – Gyangze – Xigaze – Sakya – Tingri – Rongbu – Mt. Everest base camp – Tingri – Xigaze

Potala Palast, Lhasa, Tibet, Dalai Lama Individual date / 10 days

This trip is ideal for the entire family and gives us the chance to explore the vastness of the landscape and culture of Tibet, taking us to heights exceeding 5,000 meters through ice-packed glaciers and seemingly bottomless valleys containing turquoise lakes. A trip to Lhasa is in store, where a multitude of pilgrims can be met on their journey to Jokang Temple – the most holy Tibetan temple. We also visit the oldest Tibetan Monastery and the Potala Palace (the former residence of the Dalai Lama) during our travel. Amazing panoramic views can be taken in of the vast Himalayas, the base camp of Mount Everest, and the Friendship Highway, which is the main road connecting Nepal and Tibet.

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Family trip through Yunnan, Shangri-la and cooking class in Dali

Dali – Shaxi – Shi Bao Shan – Shuhe (Lijiang) – Shigu (Yangtze River Bend) – Tiger Leaping Gorge – Shangri-la – Jiabe – Shangri-la

Jiabe, tibetisches Dorf Individual date / 10 days

Experience firsthand the country life of Tibetan families and feel the magic of offbeat locales in this unique escapade to Yunnan. We’ll team up to cook traditional Yunnan dishes, stop by a monkey colony, and adventure into the ancient tea trade route whilst exploring the cultural milieu of Yunnan, a stronghold of southern China’s cultural wealth. A fascinating hike takes us through the depths of Tiger Leaping Gorge, one of the deepest canyons in the world, after which we are warmly welcomed by a Tibetan family and taken for a visit to the legendary Shangri-la.

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Exploration of the riceterraces of Yuanyang

Kunming – Shilin – Jianshui – Yuanyang

On request / 5 days

The route will start in Kunming and brings us to the first station to „Shillin“, about 120km away, which is also well known as the Stone Forrest of China. The huge fascinating karst stone forms will invite us to a wonder of nature. On the same day you will explore the architectural remarkable oldtown of Jianshui where you can find the second largest Confuzian Temple among other traditional monuments.

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Family Friendly Tour Tibet, Qinghai & the Silk Road with Trekking & Camping

Tibet: Lhasa – Xigatze – Trekking Shalu to Ngor-Kloster – Lhatse – Everest Base Camp – Shegar / Qinghai & Silk Road: Lanzhou – Binglingsi – Xining – Qinghai Lake- Yellow River – Tongren – Xiahe (Labrang) – Terracotta Army Xi´an

On request / 16 days (8 days Tibet, 8 days Silk Road; Parts are individually bookable 

On this family friendly 4×4 journey you will discover the highlights of Tibet. Starting from Lhasa we trek through one of the most beautiful Himalaya valleys of central Tibet. We stay two nights in tents, visit Tibetan villages and monasteries and the Everest base camp on the foot of the highest mountain on earth. The second part of this journey begins in Lanzhou- the starting point for our expedition along the Silk Road, the Yellow River and the Tibetan grasslands. You discover ancient Buddhist cave temples, nature reserves, the center of Tibetan Thanka art and one of the most important monasteries of the Tibetan world. The last stop of this amazing trip is Xi´an where we will visit the Terracotta Army of the first emperor of China. This active and discovery journey suit the entire family.

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Travel module to Xi’an and the surrounding area

Xi’an – Hua Shan Mountain – Luoyang – Shao Ling Si Monastery

Terrakotta Krieger Xi'an Familienreise Tibetmoto Individual date / 5 days

Many of China’s major attractions are explored in this five-day excursion, such as the Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China and the Hua Shan Mountain, which is the highest of the five sacred mountains of China. We will get to see the focal point of Chinese culture, the Longmen Grottoes, as well as visit the world renowned Shao Ling Si monastery, where hundreds of martial arts Shaolin monks can be observed performing their duties.

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 Family Travel Module in and around Beijing

Beijing – Forbidden City – Tian’anmen Square – World Chocolate Wonderland Theme Park – Altar of Heaven – Lama Temple – Mutianyu (Great Wall) – Ming Tombs

beijing Individual date / 5 days

The main attractions of Beijing can be fully experienced when you avail of this child-friendly travel module. Plenty of information is on hand about the history of China – with its intriguing past and royal Chinese dynasties. The techniques of cooking a few exquisite Chinese dishes are shown, after which a visit is made to one of the largest chocolate exhibitions of the world (comprising 80 tons of Belgian chocolate). Chinese architectural works of art are viewed. The Great Wall in Beijing (particularly its most beautiful and best preserved part), along with the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Ming tombs is visited. The biggest attractions of this tour for children are the activities of making their own chocolate as well as participating in the summer toboggan run that traverses down the Great Wall of China.

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South China: colourful Guilin and the province Guangxi

Nanning – Huashan Mural – Detian Waterfalls – Mingshi Tianyuan – Guilin – Yangshuo – Longsheng – Guilin

Individual date / 10 days

Experience the spectacular landscaope of Chinas South. The province Guangxi is especially known für its karst mountains and its around those winding courses of rivers. On this 9-day journey you and your family will experience the highlights of this steady warrm region.

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Guangxi and Yunnan: The Best Of South China

Boatride on the Li-River by Yangshuo, Rice terraces in Yuanyang, Jianshui(architecture and the second largest Confuzian Temple), Lijiang, Tiger-Leaping Gorge

Individual date / 10-12 days

Experience the diversity of South China! Through the two popular provinces Guangxi and Yunnan you will be accompanied with steady good weather and breathtaking landscapes. Starting with an extensive stay in the karst mountains south of Guilin, the journey continues to the world famous rice terraces of Yuanyang in Yunnan

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 The best of Sichuan: Emei Shan and Jiuzhaigou

Chengdu – Wenchuan – Songpan – Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu – Emei Shan – Leshan

On request / 8 days

Explore the highlights of Sichuan in this solid tour, which is suitable for everyone. Sichuan, home of the Giant Panda, offers you an unforgettable stay with natural und cultural highlights. Starting from the capital Chengdu, which is full of life, the journey leads towards the west, to Wenchuan and Songpan.

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Why book a family friendly tour in China with Tibetmoto?

Tibetmoto is the right partner for your family tour in China. We are specialists in exclusive, unique tours and expeditions that give you and your family the opportunity to meet and experience the country, its people, and their cultures.

Our team knows China, Tibet and Laos from our own extensive travel experiences there, and some of us are natives. We offer unique familyfriendly tours based on our experiences and our passion for these countries.
Unfortunately, most of what is written in the western news articles is about China’s economic strength and the traffic and pollution problems that result from it. These stories are true, but only for about twenty percent of the country, at the most. One does not hear a lot about the other eighty percent: China’s wonderful countryside and the hospitality and warmth of the people. The best way for you to experience these things is on your individually planned family tour in China with Tibetmoto.

Due to its size, the destinations and regions that China can offer are more varied than any other country in the world. From the mighty mountain ranges of the Himalayas to the tropical and subtropical areas–it is here you can find wonderful, dreamlike destinations with the intimate nearness that only can be experienced on a motorbike tour.  We recommend the astonishing provinces of Tibet and Yunnan and the regions of the Silk Road, where we have done very many tours.

Buddhist monasteries and temples, snow-capped mountains and vast lakes, rivers such as the Yangtze and the Mekong offer fascinating highlights on any of our tours in these regions. On your family friendly tour in China with Tibetmoto, you can meet Tibetan nomads or the people dwelling in half-forgotten villages and your kids will get the opportunity to have a good romp at our various activities. 

Here, on this page, you can find detailed information about your China family tour. We will  provide individual itineraries with individual departure times. All of our tours have one thing in common: they let you take a deep look at the Chinese and Tibetan cultures and nature, and provide an experience that will remain unforgettable.

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