Beijing - People & Culture

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Discover the people and culture of Beijing

Become familiar with the people and culture of Beijing, a city of immense international significance, economic power and bountiful cultural icons. From the simplicity of the ancient hutongs to the vibrancy of the new art scene and modernity of the Olympic precinct, Beijing effortlessly mixes its ancient past with its fast-paced contemporary future. Become immersed in the culture and history of this rapidly changing city by visiting the Forbidden City, wandering through Tiananmen square and cycling through ancient alleys. Sip hot green tea with locals, negotiate Beijing’s frenzied public transport system and get a feel for daily life in this gigantic metropolis. Packed with authentic experiences that will delight, inspire and entertain, this trip is a great way to experience China’s incredible people and culture.

  • Cycle through ancient alleyways
  • Learn to play mah jong
  • Sip green tea with locals
  • Mingle with locals at the Temple of Heaven Park
  • Unlock the secrets of the Forbidden City
  • Travel on Beijing’s busy subway system

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    Beijing, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12 , Max 50
  • Meals:

    2 lunches
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Metro, Private Bus
  • Included activities:

    Beijing - Forbidden City, Beijing - Temple of Heaven Park, Bike hire, Jingshan Park, Mahjong lesson

  • 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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Days 1-2 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.
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