Travelers can arrange the tour start in Beijing and goes for other cities such as Xi’an, Shanghai, Chengde, Shanxi, Lhasa and Guilin after the Beijing tour, or vise versa.
Chinatravelkey listed several Beijing China tour routes for your reference includes Beijing Xian tour, Beijing Shanghai tour, Beijing Chengde tour, Beijing Shanxi Tour,Beijing Lhasa tour and Beijing Guilin tour. Please send us an email if you can not find a favourite routes to fit your Beijing China tour schedule.
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Tour from Beijing
Xingang Beijing Tour - Small Group
Chinatravelkey Team provides travel service start from Xingang Port on March, April, October and November of each year.
Except private tour, some travelers prefer to join in an existed private tour to make it a small group to cut down cost and make new friends.
There will be 4 to 8 travelers in each 15 seats Benze Van.
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Best Season of Beijing China Tour
Four seasons in Beijing has four distinct features, travelers can choose any time available to start the Beijing China tour. March to May, September to November are the best season to take a Beijing tour. These are the peak tourist times in Beijing.
Beijing: East 8 time zone
Shanghai: East 8 time zone
Xi’an: East 7 time zone
Chengde: East 8 time zone
Shanxi: East 8 time zone
Lhasa: East 6 time zone
Guilin: East 7 time zone
Clothes and other Staffs to Pack
Long-sleeves and an overcoat is enough for spring and autumn. But take more clothes if you are going to Lhasa. Summer is hot in Guilin and sunshine is strong in Lhasa, better wear sunglasses and hat to prevent from the sum radiation in summer. T-shirts, skirts and shorts are suitable for all the cities listed. Winter in Beijing, Xi’an, Chengde, Shanxi and Lhasa may be cold, prepare down jacket and sweater if you will go to those cities. Remember to take a pair of comfortable shoes, it will be helpful when you go out for sightseeing in any city any time.
Accommodation of Beijing China Tour
Accommodations ranging form five stars to three stars are all available in those cities. Budget hotels are also ready to provide service to the backpackers. All the hotels include some budget hotels are completely facilitated and with elegant designation, even you are stay in a small hotel the services will also be great. It is recommended that visitors make reservation in advance in the tourist season.
Traffic: Travelers can take airplane and train to get in those cities. Traffic is convenient in the whole country.
--Here are the airports in all the cities mentioned:
Beijing: Beijing Capital International Airprot, Beiing Nanyuan Airprot
Shanghai: Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, Shanghai Pudong Airport
Xi’an: Xi’an Xianyang International Airport
Lhasa: Lhasa Gongga Airport
Taiyuan: Taiyuan Wusu Airport
Guilin: Guilin Liangjiang Airport
--Railway Stations in those cities:
Beijing: Beijing Railway Station, Beijing South Railway Station, Beijing West Railway Statin, Beijing North Railway Station
Shanghai: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Xi’an: Xi’an Railway Station
Chengde: Chengde Railway Station
Lhasa: Lhasa railway station
Taiyuan: Taiyuan Railway Station
Guilin: Guilin Railway Statio, and Guilin North Railway Station
Beijing China Tour Tips
Time: Better avoid the period from May 1 to May 7 and October 1 to October 7 because there is long national vacation in China, it will be so crowd all around the nation, so pick a good time outside that.
Food: Representative food in Beijing: Roast Peking Duck, Lamb Hot Pot, Beijing Dumplings and Sichuan Smoked Duck.
Representative food in Shanghai: Beggars Chicken, Gold Noodle with Sauce, Da Zha Xie, Fresh Meat Flour Dough, Mashed Date Flaky Pastry, Shanghai pepper duck, Xiao Long Bao and Yangchun Noodle.
Representative food in Xi’an: Yang Rou Pao Mo, Xi’an dumplings, Rou Jia Mo, Liangpi, Hulatang, Guotie, Laozao.
Representative food in Chengde: Donkey-Rolling Roll, You Noodle, Yutu Lotus Leaf Chicken, Nansha Cake, Wantuo and Qiaomaian Helou.
Representative food in Lhasa: Wind-dried Beef and Mutton, Butter Tea, Qingke, Tsampa and Chang.
Representative food in Taiyuan: Fried Oats Noodle, Pulled Noodle, Sliced Noodle, Mao Erduo, Guo You Rou, Yangcheng Rou Guan Rou, Zhan Xiang Yu Pian, Tou Nao, You Hu Jiao and Meng Feng Bing.
Representative food in Guilin: Guilin Rice Noodles, Lipu Taro and Pork Loaf, Yangshuo Beer Fish, oil tea, Steamed Li River Fish and Bowel Cake.
Water: Tap water in the hotel could not be drink directly.
Local products in Beijing: local handcrafts, imperial embroidery, ceramics, jade articles, dough figurines, facial marks, Peking opera instruments are all characteristic staffs that worth for purchasing in Beijing.
Local products in Shanghai: Houyin Fish, Canned Anchovy, Pudong Chicken, Shanghai Juicy Peach, and Juicy Pear. Gu Embroidery, Tapestry, Jade sculpture, Chinese silk, wood sculpture, and stone sculpture.
Local products in Xi’an: Calligraphy Rubbings, Tang Tri-color Porcelain Replica, Paper Cuts, Terracotta Warrior Replica, Demaogong Crystal Pancake and Glutinous Rice Wine.
Local products in Chengde: wild almonds, walnuts, Chinese chestnuts, hazelnuts, mushrooms, hawthorn and nasturtium.
Local products in Lhasa: handicrafts, Tibetan Thangka, Tibetan silver ornaments, Dzi beads, aweto, yak wool, Tibetan liquor and Lhasa sweet tea.
Local products in Taiyuan: Fen Jiu and Zhu Ye Qing, Jinci Vinegar, Duanmu Inkstone, Paper-cutting, Taiyuan polished lacquer ware, Wutai Mushroom, Datong Daylily and Dough Carvings.
Local products in Guilin: osmanthus tea and wine, three treasures in Guilin-- Guilin Sanhua Liquor, Guilin Fermented Bean Curd and Guilin Chili Sauce.
Beijing: Festivals and customs in Beijing are almost the same with traditional Chinese festivals and customs. Spring Festival, Lantern Festival in January 15 on the lunar calendar, Tomb Sweeping Day, Dragon Boast Festival on the 5th day of the fifth month in Chinese lunar calendar, Mid-Autumn Festival on August 15 in the lunar calendar and Double Nine Festival on the ninth day of the ninth of Chinese lunar month will all be celebrated in Beijing.
Shanghai: Festivals and customs in Shanghai are almost the same with traditional Chinese festivals and customs. Spring Festival, Lantern Festival in January 15 on the lunar calendar, Tomb Sweeping Day, Dragon Boast Festival on the 5th day of the fifth month in Chinese lunar calendar, Mid-Autumn Festival on August 15 in the lunar calendar and Double Nine Festival on the ninth day of the ninth of Chinese lunar month will all be celebrated in Shanghai.
Xi’an: Xi'an Silk Road International Tourism Festival. Chang’an Annual International Calligraphy Meeting in April 20th to April 26th, China International Road Cycling Race Tour in September 1st to October 1st, The International Marathon at Xi’an City Wall in November 7th, Xi’an Ancient Culture and Art Festival in September 1st to September 30 and Lintong Pomegranate Festival in September 10th to September 20th .
Chengde: Forest and Grassland Festival of Mulan Imperial Hunting Park and Contest of Dragon Boat of Mountain Resort.
Lhasa: There are almost thirty Tibetan festivals in Lhasa. Here are some famous ones to mention: Losar, Shoton, World Incense Festival in June. 16th, Lhabab Duechen Festival in December 11th and the Exorcism Festival in March 11th.
Taiyuan: Shanxi Taiyuan International Folk Arts Festival is held in September every year.
Guilin: Guilin Landscape Tourism Festival falls from late October to early November every year. Gongcheng Peach Blossom Festival is held in late February or early March. Red Cloth Festival is a festival of Red Yao minority and held on lunar March 15th.
Recreation in Beijing China
There are many ways to relax except go sightseeing in all the cities above. Traditional ways such as watch local performances and shows or go to the teahouse and watch movie are available. For young people bars, clubs and other modern ways for recreation could also be found in the cities, especially in Beijing and Shanghai. Travelers can choose the entertainment ways depend on the interests.
Must-see Attractions of Beijing China Tour
Must-see attractions in Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Hutong and Ming Tombs.
Must-see attractions in Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Nanjing Road, Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Zhujiajiao.
Must-see attractions in Xi’an: Terra-cotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Drum Tower, Shaanxi History Museum and Qianling Mausoleum.
Must-see attractions in Chengde: Summer Resort, East Qing Tombs, Temple of Universal Peace.
Must-see attractions in Lhasa: Nietang Buddha, Potala Palace, Sera Monatery, Norbulingka Park, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and Jokhang Temple.
Must-see attractions in Taiyuan: JInci Temple, Mt. Wutai, Twin Pagoda Temple, Shanxi Museum.
Must-see attractions in Guilin: Li River, Yangshuo, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill and Moon Hill.