5 Days Beijing Travel Itinerary

Beijing Itinerary 5 Days, Plan a 5-Day Trip in Beijing

Nora Zheng
478 Words/2 Minutes, By Nora Zheng, Updated May 28, 2024

Based on years of customizing tours, we have specially provided the following 5-day travel routes and some travel tips to help you on your Beijing trip!  

If the following is not the route you want, welcome to contact us, we provide free consultation and advice! 

5 Days Beijing Archaeological Itinerary

Day 1: Walk leisurely on Tian’anmen Square, explore the emperor’s Forbidden City, climb Jingshan Park for panorama of Forbidden City and Beijing, enjoy a walking tour in Hutong area and set your feet into a local family, learn how to write some simple Chinese characters

Day 2: Visit the less crowded Mutianyu Great Wall with round ways cable car and Ming Tomb

Day 3: Admire the amazing architecture of the Temple of Heaven and take a Taichi lesson there, Find the secrets of Zhoukoudian Peking Man's Park, and learn about some facts of Peking Man at Zhoukoudian Peking Man Museum

Day 4: Enjoy a leisure time at Summer Palace, pay a visit to Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University and delve into the history of Old Summer Palace

Day 5: Go appreciating treasures at Capital Museum, do some shopping at Panjiayuan Antique Market, and visit Temple of Confucius and the adjacent Guozijian Ancient Imperial School

Beijing Itinerary

5 Days Beijing Senior Itinerary

Day 1: Take a leisure morning walk on Tian’anmen Square, visit Forbidden City, and relax at Beihai Park

Day 2: Hike on Mutianyu Great Wall with cable car up and down, immerse yourself into the are world at 798 Art Zone

Day 3: Have fun at Summer Palace with boat cruise, see the largest sandalwood Buddha in the world at Yonghegong Lama Temple, search for some interesting antiques at Panjiayuan Antique Market

Day 4: Enjoy a hutong walking tour with local family visit, and take a private cooking class in Hutong family to learn some Chinese dishes

Day 5: Do morning exercise at Temple of Heaven, try some local specialties at Qianmen Street and see the Bird Nest and Water Cube from the outside

5-day itinerary for the highlights of Beijing

Day 1: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Qianmen Street

Day 2: The Great Wall (Badaling or Mutianyu section), Summer Palace

Day 3: Temple of Heaven, Beijing Zoo, Olympic Park (Bird's Nest and Water Cube)

Day 4: Hutongs (traditional alleyways) exploration and visit to a local family home, Beihai Park, Jingshan Park

Day 5: 798 Art District, National Museum of China, Sanlitun shopping district

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