Beijing Photo Gallery and Information Page

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Tours Featuring Beijing:
China Highlights 11-Day Tour (CIT001): Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai
China Highlights 15-Day Tour (CIT002): Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai – Zhouzhuang – Suzhou – Wuxi – Hangzhou
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Map of China showing the location of Beijing
Beijing has many identities: the capital of China, a microcosm of the infinite depth and variety of Chinese culture, a dynamic modern city.

BASIC FACTS:
Chinese Name: 北京 (pinyin: Běijīng)
Population (2010): 19,612,368
Province: none (independent municipality)
Weather: hot, humid summers; cold, windy, dry winters

Beijing Travel Tips

If you visit Beijing during the spring (especially March), you may encounter sandstorms. Packing a scarf or a surgical mask when you go out, along with a pair of glasses if you wear contact lenses, may be extremely helpful.

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Beijing Photos

The photos below show some of the sights and attractions that you will see on our tours that include Beijing. Please refer to individual itineraries for specific information about the attractions featured on each tour.

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A panoramic view of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China
Panoramic view of Tiananmen Square
(photo by Saad Akhtar)
Tiananmen, the Gate of Heavenly Peace, in Beijing, China The National Centre for the Performing Arts, or the Egg, and a reflecting pool, in Beijing, China A throne in the Forbidden City's Hall of Middle Harmony in Beijing, China
Tiananmen, “Gate of Heavenly Peace”
(photo by Craig Maccubbin)
National Centre for the Performing Arts
(also known as “The Egg”)

(photo by Hui Lan)
Throne in the Hall
of Middle Harmony

(photo by D. Fuka)
The Forbidden City's Hall of Supreme Harmony under a blue sky in Beijing, China The Forbidden City's Hall of Preserving Harmony in Beijing, China The Imperial Garden in the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
The Forbidden City’s Hall
of Supreme Harmony

(photo by Richard Fisher)
The Forbidden City’s Hall
of Preserving Harmony

(photo by D. Fuka)
The Forbidden City’s
Imperial Garden

(photo by Robin Zebrowski)
The Forbidden City's Palace of Heavenly Purity, Beijing, China A hutong entrance gate in Beijing, China A woman riding a bike down a narrow street in a hutong area in Beijing, China
The Forbidden City’s
Palace of Heavenly Purity

(photo by Borkur Sigurbjornsson)
A hutong entrance
(photo by Ellen)
A street in the hutong district
(photo by Bridget Coila)
Boats, buildings, trees, and a walkway along the edge of Shicha Hai, an artificial lake in Beijing, China A person writing Chinese characters on the pavement with water near Shicha Hai, Beijing, China Trees lining the edge of the lake and reflected on the surface of the water at Shicha Hai in Beijing, China
Shicha Hai
(photo by Fang Chen)
“Street calligraphy” at Shicha Hai
(photo by “Shizhao“)
Trees and blue sky at Shicha Hai
(photo by Fang Chen)
Trees and plants with multicolored leaves in front of the Great Wall of China at Badaling near Beijing The Great Wall of China climbing up the side of a hill at Badaling near Beijing Under the moon in a blue sky, the main building of the Summer Palace rises above Kunming Lake near Beijing, China
The Great Wall at Badaling
(photo by CIT associate Mark Kao)
The Great Wall at Badaling
(photo by “Rux“)
The Summer Palace
(photo by Jim G.)
A view down the Long Corridor at the Summer Palace near Beijing, China Yu Feng Pagoda at the Summer Palace near Beijing, China Echo Wall at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China The interior of the Temple of Heaven
The “Long Corridor” at
the Summer Palace

(photo by D. Fuka)
Yu Feng Pagoda
at the Summer Palace

(photo by “smartneddy“)
Echo Wall at the
Temple of Heaven

(photo by Roger Wang)
Interior of the
Temple of Heaven

(photo by J. Aaron Farr)
Stairs leading up to the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China The exterior of the Bird's Nest, or National Stadium, in Beijing, China The multicolored exterior of the Water Cube, or National Aquatic Center, in Beijing, China, with the Bird's Nest in the background
The Temple of Heaven
(photo by Saad Akhtar)
The Bird’s Nest
(photo by Martin Dougiamas)
The Water Cube and the Bird’s Nest
(photo by Alberto Alerigi)

Value Tours and Specials Featuring Beijing

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EBIV - China Impression Super Value Tour icon with price - 75 x 75
China Impression 9-Day Super
Value Tour (EBIV)
Beijing – Shanghai – Wuxi – Nanjing –
Suzhou – Hangzhou
EBXF - Ancient China Experience tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Ancient China Experience 11-Day
Value Tour (EBXF)
Beijing – Xi’an – Shanghai – Wuxi – Nanjing –
Suzhou – Hangzhou
EBNX - Beijing-Xian-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Imperial Pearls of China Value Tour (EBNX)
Beijing – Xi’an – Shanghai (optional extension)
EBXYU - Beijing-Xian-Yangtze-Cruise-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Beijing + Xi’an + Three Gorges Tour (EBXYU)
Beijing – Xi’an – Wuhan – Yangtze Cruise (Three Gorges) – Shanghai (optional extension)
EBXG - Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Fabulous Treasures of China Tour (EBXG)
Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai (optional extension)
EBXGYD - Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Yangtze-Cruise-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Beijing + Xi’an + Guilin + Three Gorges Tour (EBXGYD)
Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Chongqing – Yangtze Cruise (Three Gorges) – Shanghai (optional extension)
EBXK - Beijing-Xian-Silk-Road-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Historical and Modern Essence of China Tour (EBXK)
Beijing – Xi’an – Ürümqi – Turpan – Liuyuan – Dunhuang – Jiayu Pass – Lanzhou – Shanghai (optional extension)
EBXT - Beijing-Xian-Tibet-Shanghai tour icon with price - 75 x 75
Amazing Jewels of China Tour (EBXT)
Beijing – Xi’an – Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Shanghai (optional extension)

Standard Tours Featuring Beijing

Open the CIT001 tour information page
China Highlights 11-Day Tour (CIT001)
Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai
Open the information page for our China Highlights 15-Day Tour (CIT002)
China Highlights 15-Day Tour (CIT002)
Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai – Zhouzhuang – Suzhou – Wuxi – Hangzhou
Open the information page for our Magnificent Yangtze / Ancient Capitals Deluxe 15-Day Tour (CIT005)
Magnificent Yangtze/Ancient Capitals Deluxe 15-Day Tour (CIT005)
Beijing – Three Gorges (Yangtze Cruise) – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai
Open the information page for our Mysterious Tibet 16-Day Tour (CIT008)
Mysterious Tibet 16-Day Tour (CIT008)
Beijing – Three Gorges (Yangtze Cruise) – Xi’an – Lhasa – Shanghai
Open the information page for our China Discovery 11-Day Tour (CIT011)
China Discovery 11-Day Tour (CIT011)
Beijing – Xi’an – Shanghai – Hong Kong
CIT012 tour icon - 75 x 75
Ancient and Modern China
13-Day Tour (CIT012)
Beijing – Xi’an – Guilin/Yangshuo –
Shanghai – Hong Kong
CITBJ1 icon - 75 x 75 Beijing 4-Day Tour Extension (CITBJ1)

Past Tours Featuring Beijing

These past tour packages are not currently scheduled for departure but may be available as custom tours.
For prices and departure date options, please contact us by phone or e-mail.

CITS11 tour icon - 75 x 75
Beijing + Jiangnan + Yellow Mountain
11-Day Discount Tour (CITS11)
Beijing – Suzhou – Wuxi – Hangzhou – Huangshan
(Yellow Mountain) – Shanghai
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Beijing + Xi’an + East-Central China
13-Day Discount Tour (CITS13)
Beijing – Xi’an – Shanghai – Zhouzhuang –
Suzhou – Wuxi – Hangzhou

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