Things to do in Banyan Tree Lijiang for Family

Spend time with those closest to you and delight in your choice of various resort activities on offer to make your stay most memorable. Liaise with your personal Villa Host to create a bespoke experience catering to your family’s preferences.



Handmade Candle Class Workshop

Enjoy the handmade candle class workshop in Banyan Tree Lijiang with your family. Learn from our professional spa therapists, using the pure natural material and choose your favourite essential oil. The whole class takes one and a half hour and you can take your candle away as a special memento.


Children Activity Centre

From 8am till 8pm, children can enjoy fun and interesting facilities such as trampoline, Cassia seed sandbank and toy bricks. Must be accompanied by guardians.


Organic Garden

Banyan Tree Lijiang has an organic garden filled with seasonal vegetables and fruits. Families can pick up the vegetables and fruits, and take them to the chef to cook for lunch/dinner.


Cooking Class

Attend a cooking class to learn how to cook local food and flavours.


Bakery Class

The bakery class is open to children. Learn how to make cup-cakes and Taiwan local desserts.


Dongba Calligraphy Writing

The Dongba character calligraphy lessons and paper-cut lessons are taught by local Dongba master. While learning through fun, children can also learn the history and culture of Dongba and Naxi minority’s traditions.


Old Town walking tour

Follow our professional tour guide and explore Shuhe and Baisha old town, which is located next to the resort. Listen to the ancient stories and experience the minority culture during the walking tour.


Naxi Bonfire Dancing

Dance with our Banyan Tree Hosts during nightfall around the bonfire and enjoy and experience the local Naxi dancing with the sunset view. 


Sundown Ritual

Write down your wishes with your family and drop them into the pool at night time. Leave your best memory in Lijiang and make a wish that you will return.


CSR activity experience

Bring your kids to the local primary school to play games and talk to local children, and donate books and study tools. Or spend a day at the west wetland in Heqing to learn about aquatic organisms, migratory birds, experience water quality monitoring and handicrafts.

Would you like to proceed with English?

Otherwise, these languages are also available:


  • Banyan Tree
  • Angsana
  • Cassia
  • Dhawa


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