Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report A week exploring Hong Kong & Shanghai
  2. 2 Train or Bus from Nikko, Hakone, etc
  3. 3 How is "Vientiane" Pronounced?
  4. 4 Sri Lanka planning - advice sought.
  5. 5 Itinerary Help Japan
  6. 6 3-4 Weeks in Bali alone?
  7. 7 Connection time in Bangkok on separate tickets
  8. 8 November, March, June... Japan?
  9. 9 Trip Report A hungry mouse's (very sweaty) adventures in the Land of the Rising Sun
  10. 10 Hong Kong - Tian Tan Buddha
  11. 11 Across Vietnam - Travel Guide
  12. 12 Vietnam/Cambodia itinerary
  13. 13 Japanese Alps, JR option, Kamakura - more advice gratefully accepted!
  14. 14 Silk Road Tour - China
  15. 15 Family trip to Japan in November '17
  16. 16 Will 3.5 hours be enough for int’l to domestic transfer in Beijing?
  17. 17 Trip Report 6 weeks in Nepal, Bhutan, Borneo and more...
  18. 18 Canggu Surfing - Learn to surf advice
  19. 19 Trip Report coastal Central Vietnam (Hoi An and Hue) trip report
  20. 20 Thailand Visa Concern for Stay Over 30 Days
  21. 21 Trip Report Yunnan Province, China, Trip Report: May 26-June 10, 2017
  22. 22 Car and driver agra to jaipur
  23. 23 12 days in Thailand itinerary
  24. 24 Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos
  25. 25 Japan rail pass: 7 or 14 days? Itinerary set
View next 25 » Back to the top

Draft Beijing Itinerary

Jump to last reply

We are visiting Beijing as part of our Spring Break trip this year. There are 6 of us. Me, my DH, my FIL and our three sons (10,11,11). Everyone but me speaks Mandarin. My husband, FIL and I have all visited Beijing a number of times in the past. It our sons' first trip. They eat pretty much anything and so I welcome any restaurant suggestions. They LOVE dumplings, hot pot, noodles, seafood, etc. We are very comfortable taking public transportation. Thank you, in advance, for any feedback.

Day 1 - arrive late at night. Just go straight to our Hutong hotel in the Dongcheng District.

Day 2 - easy day. The adults will be experiencing jet lag although history would indicate the boys will not. Walk around hutung, maybe visit Black Lakes area and/or Lama Temple. Olympic sites at night? Boys travel with basketballs and gloves/baseballs so find a park or court where they can burn off some energy. Dinner along Wangfujing street?

Day 3 - have hired a driver to take us to Mutianyu this day. Not sure what to do afterwards. Maybe 798? Summer Palace (worry this is too much the same for the boys with the Forbidden CIty and they won't appreciate it). DaDong for dinner? Olympic sites this night?

Day 4 - Jingshang Park, TS/Mao Mausoleum, Forbidden City day. Dinner in Legion Quarter? Emperor Bar? One idea is to send boys back to hotel with their grandfather and my DH and I go out somewhere fun for dinner like Capital M.

Day 5 - Day before long and tiring so more low-key today also have overnight train to Xi'an this night so need to get to station around dinner time.. Drum and Bell Tower? Nanluoguxiang? Antiques/furniture market?

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement