Stubborn Mule Travel have given us their Top Ten family Destination Ideas to show you the amazing variation of places to visit... a real adventure for everyone, even your littlest explorer.
1.Cuba – Amazing beaches, friendly B and Bs, and a ticking clock…..go before it changes too much!
2.Vietnam – Trek to hilltribe villages, kayak through Halong Bay, ride the overnight Reunification Express train, ride bikes along quiet paths in the Mekong Delta.
3.Burma – Get off the beaten track, trekking to remote mountain villages, cycling around the ruins of Bagan, looking after elephants in the jungle and relaxing on picture perfect beaches.
4.Cambodia – Play hide and seek in the Angkor Temples (possibly our favourite place in the world?!), take a boat ride through the floating villages on Tonle Sap, relax on a floating bungalow in a remote eco lodge and discover your inner Robinson Crusoe on a simple desert island.
5.Peru – Challenge your teens to a trek in the High Andes to Machu Picchu, ride bikes through the picturesque Sacred Valley, fish for piranhas in the Amazon and sit back in a pretty café in the back streets of Cusco.
6.Tanzania – Search for the big 5 in the Serengeti, kayak across the little visited lakes of Arusha National Park and swim in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Zanzibar.
7.Sri Lanka – Hike through tea plantations, search for leopard in the remote Wilpattu National Park, climb the Lion’s Rock at Sigiriya and take an elephant ride into the jungle.
8.Jordan – Follow the deep canyon through the rock to the ruins at Petra, dodge the goats in the Roman ruins at Jerash, find the dungeons in the crusader castles of Ajlun and Shobak and climb the sand-dunes in the desert at Wadi Rum.
9.Morocco – Stay in picturesque riads in the ancient cities of Marrakech and Fes, spend the night under the stars in the sand-dunes of the Sahara, ride a camel into the desert near the fortress of Ait Ben Haddou and cycle along peaceful lanes in the oasis at Skoura.
10.China – Hike along the stunning remains of the Great Wall outside Beijing, visit the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, watch the playful pandas in the research centre in Beijing and join a local family for lunch amidst the stunning scenery around Yangshuo.