Beijing, the capital of China, has a history that dates back three thousand years. It is known both for its modern architecture, such as the National Stadium-Bird’s Nest, and for its ancient architecture, such as the magnificent Forbidden City. You can sit in a rickshaw and experience the traditional culture of old Beijing’s hutongs, or enjoy a drink in Sanlitun bar street. Beijing is a very inclusive city and you are always welcome.
If you have plenty of time, then we suggest you choose to have a Beijing side tour. There are many other popular tourist cities near Beijing, such as Shijiazhuang which owns the longest glass bridge in China, Tianjin where a Chinese and Western cultures combine, and Qinhuangdao that is called the back garden of Beijing. From Beijing to these cities, it takes less than two hours by high-speed train.
As the capital of China, Beijing’s planes and trains connect almost all cities in China. So if you want to start your China trip from Beijing, you might as well take a look at the itinerary below.