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Beijing, Beijing! There are one-hundred-and-one reasons to go. Having served as the capital of China for more than 800 years, Beijing has bequeathed us some of the finest remnants of China's imperial past: the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace – any of which can compare the most significant royal sights in the world – not to mention the Great Wall of China, just one-and-a-half hours’ drive from downtown.
Beijing was awarded recognition as one of the World’s Most Dynamic Cities in 2016 and 2017. It has so much more to offer than just tourist sites: great food, great markets, the best kungfu show and much more. It is also the country’s best center for information technology. China Highlights now offers you opportunities to experience the authentic city, talk to the people and make your trip the trip of a lifetime.
The Great Wall of China
+Beijing city must-see
+Local culture experience (Hutong rickshaw ride, Chinese calligraphy, Taichi etc.)
5-day highlights tour
+Hiking the wild Great Wall
Orvisiting the surrounding area of Beijing (Xi'an, Pingyao etc)
We have designed the following itineraries to include the highlights and interesting experiences in and around Beijing. They are flexible and can be customized to suit your budget and interests.
What was it like to be the emperor?
Explore the emperors' Forbidden City and relax at Summer Palace. Take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs. Walk on the Great Wall and savor the flavor of Beijing roast duck.
Get deep touch with Beijing in 2 days.
You will see ALL the most important places in Beijing in just 2 days including the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven, at the best price.
Get a "taste" of Beijing and see the Great Wall
This one-day trip is specially designed for people tight on time, such as for business and layover tourists to explore the Forbidden City and walk on the wall at Mutianyu.
A time smart tour with unique experience
Stay overnight in a water town and appreciate the stunning views of the Great Wall by night, Discover the deep secrets of the emperors in the Forbidden City.
Time Travel in Two Ancient Chinese Capitals
Imagine ancient imperial Beijing and discover Xi'an's 2,000-year-old secrets. See two world wonders – the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors.
Hike the most beautiful and photogenic section of the Great Wall
This moderately challenging, 3-hour hike offers breathtaking views of the Great Wall at Jinshanling section, taking you through crumbling, ancient watch towers along the way.
Challenge the most precipitous section of the Great Wall
This hiking trip provides an opportunity to experience the Great Wall in three different guises: untouched, part-restored, and reconstructed.
A must-see attraction in Beijing
If you want to see the main highlights of the Great Wall in a time-efficient manner, without too much exertion, the Great Wall at Mutianyu is probably your best choice.
See the most important attracions of Beijing in 4 days!
Traveling with your private guide and driver, you can enjoy the flexibility of changing your route or arrangement according to your family's requirement.
Go under the skin of attractions
Your guide will bring you to well-selected palaces to discover the deep secrets of the emperors and concubines in the Forbidden City, while other group tours only see the routine spots along the Central Axis Way..
Enjoy different experiences
Most tourists see the majestic Great Wall by day. Can you imagine, however, what is it like to catch the night views of the Great Wall?
Experience local lives and culture
Immerse yourself in the lives of the local people– now and centuries ago –through joining in their morning activities.