8 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

8 days in Beijing & Xi'an Itinerary

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Beijing
— 4 nights
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Xi'an
— 3 nights

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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.
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 10-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 travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:
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Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
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Must see
The Palace Museum
4.4
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World heritage site
The Great Wall at Badaling
4.5

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an

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 Xi'an Mosque. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, get in on the family fun at Tang Paradise, ponder the design of Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, and see the interesting displays at Xi'an Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Xi'an online travel route planner.

Fly from Beijing to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Xi'an sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum
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Religious Site
Xi'an Mosque
4.3

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