Beijing Tours
Beijing Tours

Beijing Tours

Known as Jing for short, Beijing City is located at the northern end of the North China Plain and 150 kilometers east of the Bohai Sea. Covering an area of 16,800 square kilometers, the whole city is divided into 16 districts and two counties. As it has four distinct seasons, the best months to visit Beijing are May, September and October. The city has developed industry and agriculture, and a long history of skillful traditional craftworks. The Beijing Ape-men lived at Zhoukoudian area in Beijing as early as 700,000 years ago. The Yan Kingdom was established here in the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods. The capitals of the Liao Dynasty and the Jin Dynasty, namely Nanjing and Zhongdu, were both located in this area. Later in the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, Beijing had developed as the political and cultural center of the country.

Visit the Forbidden City to see the power of ancient emperors, hike the incredible Great Wall to get a living memory of being a hero, walk the traditional hutongs to experience authentic local life... all of your dreams can come true in our Beijing tours. Whether you will have a short break in Beijing, or plan to start your trip to China from Beijing, you can find some ideas from our recommended Beijing tours - all are flexible and personalized!

Half Day Mutianyu Great Wall Samll Group Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 Travelers

Which section of Great Wall is best for the travelers who are coming to Beijing for the first time? This tour will take you to discover the less crowded and more beautiful section of Great Wall at Mutianyu in a minimum of time without many difficulties. 100% No Shopping Sites; All ...

One Day Essence of Beijing Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

This is a tour to discover the essence of Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City , Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven. ...

2 Days Beijing Layover Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

You will visit the greatest attractions of Beijing in just two days with our well-arranged trip. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple Heaven are the must-see sites in Beijing. We also arrange some highlights to fulfill your itinerary, Jinsh ...

One day Beijing City Sightseeing Small Group Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 travelers

Beijing, the capital of China, is also the political and cultural center of the country. This one day small group tour covers visit to Jingshan Park, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Qianmen Street.100% No Shopping Sites; All the sightseeings, transfer service, guide and lunch ...

3 Days Beijing Visa Free Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

You will discover the essence of this beautiful and historic city Beijing in 3 days. We will show you the Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace etc. This tour is also a good choice for travellers who want to take advantage of the 144-hour Visa Free t ...

One Day Beijing Must-See Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

In one day visit the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall. These are the must-see sites in Beijing, so you can get to know some of Beijings beautiful buildings. ...

4 Days Beijing Classic Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Explore Beijings best must-see heritages during this 4-day trip from the Tiananmen Square, the magnificent Forbidden City, and the Great Wall to the Summer Palace. It is designed for travelers who want to experience the ancient and modern capital city of Beijing. ...

One Day Beijing Classic Small Group Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 Travelers

1 Day Small Group Tour is dedicated to discover the wonders of Beijing one by one. Take advantage of your guide to learn the history of this unmissable destination and its jewels. Youll be surprised by its beauty and atmosphere. 100% No Shopping Sites; All the sightseeings, transf ...

One Day Jinshanling Great Wall Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Enjoy a day hike from the west of the Simatai Great Wall to the Jinshanling Great Wall. The Jinshanling Great Wall is considered the most magnificent wall in China. ...

5 Days Beijing Family Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

This 5-day tour will explore deeply Beijing, the ancient and vibrant capital of China for family. You will be able to admire many historical heritages, such as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven. Walk through the hutongs, you can get a g ...

2 Days Bejiing Classic Small Group Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 Travelers

In this tour you will explore the Forbidden City, visit the emblematic Temple of Heaven, relax at the Summer Palace, discover the hutongs by rickshaw and walk on the Mutianyu Great Wall etc. to immerse yourself in Chinese history of 5000 years and traditional culture. 100% No Shop ...

One Day Jiankou Great Wall Hiking Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Considered the most classic hiking route on the Great Wall, it takes 4 hours to travel the 10km distance between the Jiankou and Mutianyu sections. In this tour you will dare to challenge the most vertiginous section of the Great Wall, which had eroded and is located in the heart ...

5 Days Beijing Essence and Great Wall Trekking Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

Beijing is a historic city and has many famous sites including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace and a rickshaw ride in the Hutongs. In this tour you can enjoy 2-days trekking in the Jinshanling Great Wall, an original section of Great Wall that has been ...

One Day Simatai West to Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 travelers

The least touristic site known as the Wild Great Wall- the Jinshangling Great Wall is ideal for trekking and you can discover this marvel in a unique way.100% No Shopping Sites; All the sightseeings, transfer service, guide and lunch are included. ...

6 Days Beijing and Chengde Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour with Exclusive Tour Guide and Driver

As a neighbor of Beijing, Chengde is a resource for the imperial family and has many attractions such as the largest royal garden in China - Chengde Mountain Resort and the largest group of royal temples - the Eight Outer Temples, north of the great wall. Come to Chengde to discov ...

One Day Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Trekking Tour

Tour Type: Small Group of 1-6 travelers

Explore the Great Wall of China from Jiankou to Mutianyu on a full day trekking. Enjoy excellent views and first-hand experience of this remote section of the Great Wall. Enjoy a moderately challenging hike with your guide along the mountain range that ensures a memorable experien ...

How to plan a Beijing tour and FAQ

General Introduction of Beijing

Beijing is a famous historical and cultural city. As early as seven hundred thousand years ago, primitive men, archeologically defined as "Peking Men", had lived in Zhoukoudian area. So far, Beijing City has been over two thousand years of history roll. In 1045 B.C., Beijing became the capitals of several vassal states. Since China was unified by Ying Zheng (the First Emperor of Chin Dynasty) in 221 B.C., Beijing has been an important town of North China and a local centre. Since the year of 938, Beijing was taken as the capitals of Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties in succession. On October 1, 1949, Beijing was officially determined as the capital of the People's Republic of China.

Historically, five feudal dynasties had ever taken Beijing as their capitals early or late. A lot of palatial royal architectures were built here accordingly over the past eight hundred years since the Jin Dynasty, which making Beijing become a city with the biggest amount of imperial palaces, royal gardens, temples & altars and imperial mausoleums as well as a cultural metropolis in China. Therefore, Beijing has rich tourism resources such as Tiananmen Square-the largest city square in the world, the Great Wall-the greatest man-miracle in the world, Forbidden City - the best preserved largest imperial palace complex in the world, Beihai Park - the oldest extant royal park in the world, the Temple of Heaven - the largest complex of structures in the world dedicated to rituals that paid homage to the glory of heaven, the Ming Tombs (the cemetery of 13 ancient Ming emperors) - the best preserved tombs in the world with the most number of emperors buried, Yunju Temple - with the most volumes of stone-carved sutras stored in the world, Prince Gong's Mansion - the largest four-side enclosed courtyards (Chinese traditional rectangular courtyard) in the world, and so on. Beijing is crowned as one of six greatest ancient capitals in the country with the other five being Xi'an, Luoyang, Kaifeng, Nanjing and Hangzhou. As the host city of 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing became the most appealing destination for tourists at home and abroad.

Make your trip according to the duration

Beijing has many beautiful sites to see. Depending on the duration we offer tours of different duration (from 2 to 5 days).

1-3 days For a stopover / a business trip

The Great Wall of China + The essentials of Beijing

4-5 Days Ideal for a classic tour

3 day tour + Local cultural experience (rickshaw ride in Hutongs, Chinese calligraphy, tai chi, etc.)

6-7 Days Ideal for a profound tour or extension of Beijing

5 days tour + visit cities near Beijing (Chengde, Xi'an, Datong, Pingyao, Luoyang etc.)

Which is the best time to Visit Beijing?

The climate in Beijing allows you to travel all year round. The best times to visit Beijing are spring and autumn. It is neither hot nor cold during these two seasons. In autumn you can find various colors of trees in the Great Wall. If you want to hike on the Great Wall, it is better to organize your trip during not too hot season.

What section of the Great Wall should I choose?

Mutianyu is recommended for visitors in a hurry because it is the most accessible section (easy climb), the closest to Beijing and the most affordable. It is ideal for families with children and there are different ways to climb the wall (cable car, walk, etc.).

Simatai is recommended for visitors who want to have a different and unique experience, and who want to contemplate the night view of the Wall.

The sections of Jinshanling and Gubeikou are recommended for visitors who want a climb of average difficulty on a more rugged and wild section. These sections offer more picturesque landscapes, with fewer tourists.

The sections of Jiankou in Mutianyu are recommended for people looking for adventure and hiking more difficult. This section crosses varied terrains, sometimes muddy, sometimes rocky.

Tailor-made Your Trip to China

With over 10 years of experience in organizing China's trips, we create tailor-made tours with quality services, leaving each of our travellers with inexhaustible memories.We are a local travel agency in China, that offers us an intimate knowledge of the destination, a mastery of our tours from A to Z and without intermediaries, thus offering you the possibility of creating a totally personalized trip, with quality services, at a controlled cost.