Beijing Old & New Overview

Discover the modern and traditional faces of Beijing, China, on this short city break. Visit the Great Wall of China, Beijing's Olympic Park and more.

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Discover the modern and traditional faces of Beijing, China

Beijing's architecture ranges from highly traditional Chinese structures to cutting edge modernity. From the traditional hutong areas to the ultra-modern aesthetic of Olympic Park, Beijing is a city of contrasts like no other. Keep the old and new theme alive by checking out salvaged treasures, and also the latest in art forms at an artists' compound. Visit the Great Wall and enjoy a local lunch in a nearby village for an experience to remember!

  • Check out the Olympic precinct
  • Wander the Great Wall of China
  • Dine on fragrant Chinese cuisine
  • Visit Beijing's thriving art district
  • See the best of the Beijing's architecture
  • View classic hutong houses, reminiscent of old China

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    Beijing, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    2 lunches
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Metro, Minibus, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Beijing - Reflexology foot massage, Beijing Art & Architecture Urban Adventure, Great Wall Experience Urban Adventure, Private museum, UCCA Gallery

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    159kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip begins in the morning of Day 1 and finishes in the afternoon of Day 2. 2. Included activities or excursions with a local guide are on a "join in" basis so these may be shared with other travellers.

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Beijing Old & New Summary

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Day 1 Beijing

Beijing has a long and colourful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.

Day 2 Great Wall of China

This populous Chinese city can trace its origins back to the 11th century BC. With an energy that exists little place else, Beijing will no doubt leave you breathless.
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