Go deep into Hainan province and visit Yinggeling, one of the best nature reserves in China. stay with the villagers and help with
their farming, and listen to expert local guides
who will introduce your kids to ethnic minority
culture, tropical forest species and local cuisine.
Travel company? EcoAction
How much? 10,000-12,000RMB per person for 8-10 days, which covers most costs except flights.
Go for a gorge hike
Lijiang is the heart of the Naxi minority. Explore ancient old towns, well-preserved houses and Naxi women selling their trade. The highlight is the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike – tramp through lovely terraces along precipitous gorges with the snow-capped Jade Dragon Mountain in constant sight.
Travel company? Country Holidays
11,970RMB per adult and 10,350RMB per child for six days including flights.
Immerse yourself in Tibetan culture
to the southeastern tip of the Tibetan Plateau to discover dramatic landscapes
- from towering gorges and fertile valleys to Yunnan’s highest and holiest
summit. Immerse yourself in rich Tibetan culture as you relax in secluded,
Tibetan-style lodges. Visit the locals in their homes for dinner and chant
sutras with a monastery Lama. Kids will love tracking the snub-nosed monkeys at
the national reserve, or trying out the complimentary activities such as
painting and yoga available at the lodges.
Travel company? WildChina
How much? Starting from US$2,225 per person for a family of four, including accommodation and breakfast, English-speaking guide, local transportation, snacks and drinking water, admission fees and activity expenses. This is an 8-day tour, titled 'The Songtsam Circuit'.