8 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

8 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

Created using Inspirock China travel planner

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Beijing
— 4 nights
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Xi'an
— 3 nights
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Beijing

— 4 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall and Back Lakes (Hou Hai). There's still lots to do: hike along Mutianyu Great Wall, admire the landmark architecture of Meridian Gate (Wu Men), take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip itinerary builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Beijing is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in April, you will find days in Beijing are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

Xi'an

— 3 nights

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Explore hidden gems such as Shaanxi History Museum and Dayan Pagoda Northern Square. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, find something for the whole family at Tang Paradise, examine the collection at Xi'an Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Xi'an Mosque.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Xi'an road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Xi'an takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Xi'an, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Xi'an

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28: