32 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

32 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

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Beijing
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Xi'an
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Beijing

Beijing
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Get some historical perspective at Mutianyu Great Wall and The Great Wall at Badaling. Appreciate the collections at The Palace Museum and 798 Art Zone. see U China Travel. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), admire the striking features of Temple of Heaven, and shop like a local with Wang Fu Jing Da Jie.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip maker site.

New York City, USA to Beijing is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from New York City to Beijing due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Beijing: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 47°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 16:
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Appreciate the collections at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and Shaanxi History Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Huashan and Cuihua Mountain. Explore Xi'an's surroundings by going to Liquan County (Xianyang Tangzhao Mausoleum & Zhaoling Mausoleum Museum), Huixin Carved Stone (in Huayin) and Xianyang Binxian County Grand Buddha Temple (in Bin County). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Xi'an Mosque, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaowang Shan Scenic Resort, and explore the ancient world of Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Xi'an tour builder.

Getting from Beijing to Xi'an by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tongchuan, Xingping, Liquan County, Fufeng County, Huayin
Find places to stay Apr 16 — May 3:
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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
Shaanxi History Museum ©
Shaanxi History Museum

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