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!

Beijing, China
Beijing, China
Short Breaks - Group Adventures
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1 Max 12
Carbon offset
159kg pp per trip


  • 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


With many treasures - old and new - just waiting to be discovered, Beijing is a fascinating city of contrasts. Visit traditional hutongs, dine on local cuisine, check out China's contemporary art scene and admire the amazing architecture of the Birds Nest Stadium and Water Cube - built for the 2008 Olympics.
Travel outside the Beijing city limits to the iconic Great Wall of China. Soak up the fresh air and delightful mountain vistas while enjoying a picnic lunch on the wall for an unforgettable experience. Back in Beijing, why not reward tired feet with a traditional reflexology foot massage.
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2 lunches
Metro, Minibus, Taxi
Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • Beijing - Reflexology foot massage
  • Beijing Art & Architecture Urban Adventure
  • Great Wall Experience Urban Adventure
  • Private museum
  • UCCA Gallery


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Important 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.

Trip notes

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