Discover the people and culture of Beijing

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


  • 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


Get to know brilliant Beijing by mixing with locals at the Temple of Heaven Park, riding the subway and cycling through the ancient alleyways and hutongs. See the iconic sites of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Eat like the locals do by dining on dumplings, noodles and Peking duck. Choose seasonal produce at a market before enjoying a home-cooked lunch in a hutong. Sip on green tea and learn to play mahjong for an authentic taste of Bejiing life.
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2 lunches
Bicycle, Metro, Private Bus
Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • Beijing - Forbidden City
  • Beijing - Temple of Heaven Park
  • Bike hire
  • Jingshan Park
  • Mahjong lesson


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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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