How to Plan a Beijing Tour

No matter you visit Beijng as a couple, with your family, or just for a short stay, this page will help you plan your Beijing tour. China Highlights specializes in customizing tours. Choose from our Beijing tour packages, or let our experienced travel advisors tailor-make a tour to suit your needs.

How Long do We Need to See Beijing

3 Days 5 Days 7 Days
Day 1:
Morning:
Tiananmen Square (1 hr)
3 Days Plus: 5 Days Plus:
The Forbidden City (2 hrs) Yonghe Lama Temple (1 hr) Side Trip to Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an
Afternoon:
Temple of Heaven (2 hrs)
798 Art Zone (2 hrs)  
Day 2:
Hutong Area with Rickshaw (2 hrs)
Summer Palace with Boating (3 hrs)  
Day 3: The Great Wall (8 hrs)    
Recommended Tour:
4-Day Beijing Honeymoon Tour including one Free Day
Recommended Tour:
5-Day Beijing Honeymoon Tour
Recommended Tour:
5-Day China Ancient Capitals Tour Tour

Where to Stay in Beijing

Where to Eat in Beijing

Where to Go Shopping in Beijing

What to Do in the Evening in Beijing

  • Watch Acrobatics Show
  • Soothing Massage
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The Forbidden City
Best Time to Visit Beijing
  • Beijing is suitable for tourism all year round, though autumn (September-November) is the best season to visit Beijing, with cool and clear weather and fall foliage.
  • The coldest month is January with an average temperature of -4 °C (25 °F), and the hottest month is June at an average of 26 °C (79 °F). Beijing’s summer is hot and humid, while winter is cold and dry.
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Ordering Coffee in China
It is easy to get your coffee fix in China. We'll teach you where to find a Starbucks in big cities, and some coffee vocabulary and sentences. [read more]
Ordering Chinese Food
What and how much to order, reading menus, and simple Chinese for ordering.[read more]
China Visa
All visitors to Mainland China are required to obtain a China visa prior to entering. Your passport should be valid for at least six months after your intended stay. [read more]

How Long do We Need to See Beijing

3 Days 5 Days 7 Days
Day 1:
Morning: Tiananmen Square (1 hr)
Plus: Plus:
Flying Kites at Temple of Heaven (3 hrs) Beijing Zoo with Panda House (2 hrs) Side Trip to Terracotta Warriors
and Horses, Ancient City Wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an
Afternoon: The Forbidden City (2 hrs) Summer Palace with Boating (3 hrs)  
Day 2:
Hutong Area with Local Family Visit (2 hrs)
Chinese Cooking Class
(1 hr)
 
Guozijian Imperial Academy (2 hrs)    
Day 3:
The Great Wall (Cable Car Up & Pulley Down) (8 hrs)
   
Recommended Tour:
4-Day Beijing Family Tour with one Free Day
Recommended Tour:
5-Day Beijing Family Tour
Recommended Tour:
5-Day China Ancient Capitals Tour Tour

Where to Stay in Beijing

Family Evening Activities in Beijing

Interesting Learning Activities in Beijing

Where to Have Fun with Kids in Beijing

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Western Food in Beijing
  • If kids miss their home flavors, there's no need to worry because choices of western food are many in Beijing.
  • Some westerm fast food chains like McDonald's, KFC or Pizza Hut can be easily spotted in busy areas, there are also many cafés and restaurants serving western dishes.
Family Travel Tips
Practical tips for your family trip to China, such as what to pack, transportation, eating and drinking. [read more]
Basic Chinese Learning
Some frequently used daily expressions and phrases. [read more]

Must-See Sights in Beijing for a Short Stay

1 Day 2 Days
Morning:
Tiananmen Square (1hr)
1 Day Plus:
The Forbidden City (2 hrs) The Great Wall (8 hrs)
Afternoon:
Hutong Area (2 hrs)
 
Recommended Tour:
1-Day Beijing Hutong Tour
Recommended Tour:
1-Day Mutianyu Great Wall Tour

Where to stay in Beijing

Evening Activities in Beijing

Planning a trip? Ask us here 800-2682918 (USA & CA) 86-773-2831999 1800-764678 (AU) 0800-0327753 (UK) 800-8793-007 (China)

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The Great Wall
Beijing Private Tour

With a short time in Beijing, we highly recommend that you use our private tour service to make the best use of your time. Tell us your requirements and we will have everything organized. All you need to do is show up. Contact us here.

Portable Wi-Fi Rental
Internet access is very important for business travelers. We offer portable Wi-Fi rental service, which is fast, convenient and compatible. [read more]