The China Guide Beats the Summer Heat for Family Travelers

Jun 23, 2010, 09:50 ET from The China Guide

BEIJING, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Summer travelers to Beijing are looking for ways to beat the heat, especially families with younger children. The China Guide ( http://www.thechinaguide.com ), a high quality China travel company, is offering a number of summer activities for families to keep the kids happy and parents entertained.

"As a parent of three children in China I have years of experience dealing with family travel and child-friendly activities," says Peter Danford, owner of The China Guide. "We keep the tour at a pace which suits the children, and is flexible in case they become tired or side tracked."

A popular item on The China Guide's family itineraries is an afternoon at Tuanjiehu Park. It is an off-the-radar spot as it is mostly enjoyed by the local neighbourhood and not a touristy park. Outdoor swimming is available including waves, artificial beach and slides. Small electric boats are available for rent on the lake or a simple stroll around the park path is also relaxing.

The China Guide is also offering a variety of other activities for families that include local parks, amusement rides, the toy market, Kung Fu lessons and the Beijing Zoo. "With a one child policy Chinese tend to give a lot to their children, and thus Beijing has a lot to offer for youngsters," adds Danford.

Families can put together their own custom itinerary using The China Guide's 'Build Your Own Tour' system. Items can be selected based on categories including family-friendly activities and prices are immediate. To see the Build Your Own Tour' system visit: http://www.chinatourbuilder.com/tour/index.php?main_page=itinerary_add

The China Guide

The China Guide, ( http://www.TheChinaGuide.com ), is a Beijing based travel agency, American owned and operated. Specializing in western-style service and quality with hassle free web bookings, they work with clients to customize tours that match their travel style. Operating only in China, they have up to date knowledge and offer exciting experiences for travelers including their famous Sleep on the Great Wall tour. The China Guide avoids the common factory shopping stops that are not reflective of the true China.

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