Day Trips from Beijing

Explore exciting day trips from Beijing and discover hidden gems just a stone's throw away. Unearth the beauty beyond the bustling city in unforgettable day excursions.

The Best Day Trips from Beijing

When the hustle and bustle of Beijing's city life start to feel overwhelming, it's a sign that you might need a little escape. Fortunately, the area surrounding China's capital is rich with history, culture, and natural beauty, all within reach for a refreshing day trip. And when it comes to organizing these excursions, Happytripz is your go-to for an unforgettable experience.

Great Wall of China at Mutianyu

First on the list is the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Just a 90-minute drive from Beijing, this less crowded section of the Great Wall offers breathtaking views and a more peaceful experience. You can hike up or take a cable car, and even slide down on a toboggan. Happytripz ensures a seamless trip, with comfortable transport and insightful guides to enrich your visit. Check out the Mutianyu section on Wikipedia to learn more about its history.

Summer Palace

Another gem is the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This vast ensemble of lakes, gardens, and palaces is a testament to Chinese landscape garden design. With Happytripz, you'll explore ancient pavilions, bridges, and the famous Long Corridor with its painted gallery. Here's the Google Maps link to the Summer Palace.

Cuandixia Village

For a step back in time, the ancient village of Cuandixia is a must-visit. Nestled in the mountains, this 500-year-old village is known for its well-preserved Ming and Qing dynasty homes and tranquil rural atmosphere. Happytripz offers a cultural immersion, allowing you to savor local dishes and learn about traditional Chinese village life.

  • The Ming Tombs - Discover the resting place of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
  • Chengde Mountain Resort - Escape the heat like the Qing emperors did, in this former imperial summer residence.
  • Tianjin - Explore the colonial architecture and savor the local cuisine in this coastal metropolis.

With Happytripz, each day trip from Beijing is more than just a visit; it's a journey woven with rich narratives and personal touches that bring the history and culture of these places to life. So, when you're ready to step out of the city and into the heart of China's heritage, let Happytripz be your guide to the wonders that await just beyond Beijing's borders.

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Kenia Scott

The Great Wall day trip was a breathtaking experience, steeped in history and offering stunning views.

Zariah Logan

Enjoyed a serene day at the Summer Palace, exploring its lush gardens and ornate pavilions. Highly recommend!

Novalee Pacheco

The trip to the Ming Tombs was a fascinating journey into China's imperial past. A must-see for history buffs!

Warren Foster

Visiting Tianjin from Beijing was delightful. The food, culture, and architecture were absolutely captivating.

Muhammad Houston

The Cuandixia Village day trip offered a unique glimpse into ancient rural China. Peaceful and picturesque.