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Beijing, imperial and modern capital of China, is the front door to China's history and China today. It has some of the finest remnants of China's imperial past and its cityscapes showcase modern China's prestige. A tour of Beijing will allow you to capture the spirit of China.

Beijing is foreign, so planning your ideal Beijing tour is frustrating. That's where we come in... Our travel experts have explored all Beijing's facets. We know the hidden history and the hidden problems, and how to avoid crowds. With 20+ years' experience, we can find the best itinerary for you. Our tours are typically private and customizable. Travel at a flexible and relaxing pace with us.

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1-1 Beijing expert help planning
Experiences beyond the tourist attractions
Best guides directly trained and hired by us
China Highlights Beijing won the Certificate of Excellence 2019
2500+ excellent Beijing tour reviews
Visited Beijing with family. Starting from planning till actual visit everything went smoothly. Whole team was very helpful and understanding of our needs. Our tour guide Jimmy was punctual and very accommodating and flexible according to our needs.— Sharma from the US

Best Private Beijing Tours (Classic Itineraries)

These are the most popular Beijing itineraries for visiting the classic sights. Similar itineraries never mean the same experience. Unlike other travel agencies that just show you around, we create unique Beijing experiences: interactions with local people and culture.

Emperor's Tour of Beijing 4-Day
  • Explore Beijing's culture and traditions through its emperors' lives
  • Walk on a less crowded Great Wall section
  • Enjoy local life in the historical hutongs
  • Best for first-time visitors
From: US$549 p/p View more
Secrets of Beijing 4-Day
  • Enjoy an evening at the serenely lit Great Wall
  • Stay overnight at Gubei Water Town
  • Explore the Forbidden City with a professional guide
  • Experience Chinese culture at the foot of the Great Wall
From: US$699 p/p View more
Beijing Family Tour 5-Day
  • Discover the Forbidden City according to kids' interests.
  • Enjoy a toboggan ride down from the Great Wall.
  • Do tai chi at the Temple of Heaven.
  • Have lunch in the first smart restaurant in Beijing.
From: US$569 p/p View more

Beijing Great Wall Tours

Even if your trip's short, we recommend a Great Wall visit. The best way to explore the Great Wall is with a guide who hikes with you, presents the Wall's history, shows you the best photo spots, and generally makes your trip enjoyable. Our guides do that.

Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking 1-Day
  • Hike both wild and restored Great Wall sections
  • Take the most beautiful pictures of the Great Wall
  • The most popular Great Wall hiking routes
From: US$179 p/p View more
Jiankou to Mutianyu Wild Great Wall Hiking 1-Day
  • Enjoy wild Great Wall hiking
  • Conquer the steepest section of the Wall
  • Best for serious hikers
From: US$179 p/p View more
Mutianyu and Simatai Great Wall Night Tour 2-Day
  • Walk on the best restored Great Wall section
  • Enjoy the Great Wall lit up at night under the stars
  • Chinese culture experiences at Gubei Water Town
From: US$489 p/p View more

Beijing Day Tours/Beijing Layover Tours

Beijing's attractions are far apart, and we understand you hate the idea of a hurried day trip. So, for a well-paced day trip that gives you a real insight into Beijing and China, we recommend you visit Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall.

1-Day Beijing Highlights Tour

Enjoy the highlights of Beijing and the Great Wall on a private day tour. With only you to cater to, we'll maximize your time.

From: US$169 p/p View more
1-Day Beijing Airport Layover Tour

Visit the Mutianyu Great Wall from Beijing airport. Flexible arrangements to save your time.

From: US$159 p/p View more

China tours from Beijing

Beijing is a major gateway city to most tourist cities in China. Convenient transportation including flights and bullet trains mean it is very easy to start your China trip from Beijing. See below our most popular 3 China tours from Beijing: travel at a relax pace with our time-smart arrangement and one-to-one service.

A Tale of Two Cities

6-Day Beijing and Shanghai Tour

Travel from China's capital to its prosperous largest city. Feel the contrast of old and new.

From: US$1,079 p/p View more
Time Travel in Two Ancient Chinese Cities

6-Day Beijing and Xian Tour

Experience imperial Beijing and discover Xi'an's 2,000-year-old secrets in 6 days. Feel the old traditons.

From: US$1,029 p/p View more
The Golden Triangle

8-Day Beijing, Shanghai and Xian

Explore China's ancient glory and its ambitious modernity with our top itinerary for first-time visitors.

From: US$1,599 p/p View more

Spotlight Experiences to Enrich Your Beijing Tour

We believe an authentic travel experience goes beyond visiting the must-see attractions. We enable you to immerse yourself in local traditions and life. The four experiences listed below give you an idea of what it would be like if you travel with us. Treat them as inspirations. We are here to help you create your own Beijing experience.

the Bund
Discover the Forbidden City Via Our Emperor's Tour
  • Go beyond the touristy routes.
  • See more: 12 selected sites
  • Hear stories of the emperors
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Shanghai jeep night tour
A Taste of Chinese Culture
  • Try a Chinese cultural experience
  • Take pictures at the most Chinese places
  • Soak up the atmosphere of old China
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Shanghai Whitehorse Cafe
Beijing-Life Discovery Walk
  • Walk into an authentic neighborhood
  • Discover how the locals live
  • Get an insight into Chinese retirement
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Shanghai Pan-Fried Bun
The Old Beijing of A Foodie
  • Do better than touristy snack markets
  • Try 8 kinds of local food
  • Listen to the stories behind the food.
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