Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Early stage planning a China trip with kids

Jump to last reply

It appears as if we are going to be taking our sons (10,10,11) to China in March for about 10-14 days. Everything is in the early stages so I am just exploring different ideas and itineraries right now. Beijing is a must for us. So, thinking we will start there. I know it will be chilly but we are coming from Minnesota so we will be ready for that. It is where else to go that has me a bit stumped. Shanghai seems obvious but not sure how much my kids will get out of that. Xian? They have already been to Hong Kong. We will most likely be flying through Narita on the way there so one idea is to spend 4or 5 days in Tokyo and then 4 or 5 in Beijing and 2 in Shanghai before flying home.

My kids are fluent in Mandarin and great travelers, adventurous eaters, etc.

I appreciate any thoughts you all might have.

Thank you

12 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Nepal - Earthquake (25 April 2015)
  2. 2 Japan, round two - the planning begins...
  3. 3 Trip Report Bangkok, here I come! Yes, again!!
  4. 4 India Visa - BLS international. Lost passport FBI complaint
  5. 5 Trip Report Trip Report: Second Time to Japan - Sakura, Gardens and Castles
  6. 6 Trip Report Photos from India!
  7. 7 Leaving Thursday for Bangkok/Phuket
  8. 8 How to handle cash in Japan
  9. 9 Great Wall hike
  10. 10 Beautiful Trip To Naran Valley, Pakistan
  11. 11 Siam Niramit show and dinner-Go or no go?
  12. 12 Some Practical Advice on Japan from a just-returned first timer
  13. 13 Kerala, India - 10 day holiday
  14. 14 Trip Report Six days in Hong Kong
  15. 15 Yunnan: Dali, Lijiang & Shangri-la; how many days?
  16. 16 Which is the best time to travel to North India?
  17. 17 China, Hong Kong, Tibet
  18. 18 Storing photos while traveling
  19. 19 Mt Wutai or Mt Tai
  20. 20 22 hour overlay in Tokyo, any ideas?
  21. 21 Seeking suggestions for our Nepal time in November. Do we need masks?
  22. 22 BANGKOK HOTELS
  23. 23 Where to stay in Hong Kong and Macau
  24. 24 Trip Report S E Asia part of our Round the World Trip
  25. 25 Trip Report 4 days with Orangutans Balikpapan + Camp Leakey
View next 25 » Back to the top