41 days in Hebei Itinerary

41 days in Hebei Itinerary

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Fly to Beijing Capital International Airport, Drive to Laishui County
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Laishui County
— 2 nights
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Yi County
— 2 nights
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Baoding
— 5 nights
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Pingshan County
— 3 nights
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Shijiazhuang
— 6 nights
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Qinhuangdao
— 6 nights
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Tangshan
— 4 nights
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Qianxi County
— 2 nights
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Chengde
— 5 nights
Drive
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Weichang County
— 2 nights
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Luanping County
— 2 nights
Drive to Beijing Capital International Airport, Fly to Berlin

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Laishui County — 2 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Laishui County: Keyuan Garden (in Dongguang County) and Little Wutai Mountain (in Yu County).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Laishui County online visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Laishui County is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Laishui County is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Yi County.
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Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Yi County — 2 nights

On the 12th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Langya Mountain and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Western Qing Tombs. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Yi County South Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yi County trip planner.

Traveling by car from Laishui County to Yi County takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Baoding.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:
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Baoding — 5 nights

Baoding is a city in Hebei province, China, approximately southwest of the national capital, Beijing. Change things up with these side-trips from Baoding: Xian County Han Mausoleums (in Xian County), Dingzhou Tower (in Dingzhou) and Anxin County (Window of Baiyang Lake & Baiyang Lake Scenic Resort). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Acient Lotus Flower Pond Resort, take in the natural beauty of Dawu Hot Spring, and contemplate the long history of Baoding Military School.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Baoding trip planner.

You can drive from Yi County to Baoding in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pingshan County.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:

Pingshan County — 3 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Great Wall Unit Bldg 2-3 in Jingxing County (about 52 minutes away).

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pingshan County trip planning site.

Getting from Baoding to Pingshan County by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Pingshan County, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Shijiazhuang.
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Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
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Shijiazhuang — 6 nights

Explore Shijiazhuang's surroundings by going to Luquan (Baoduzhai & Shijiazhuang Plant Garden), Wuyue Village (in Lingshou County) and Zhaozhou Bridge (in Zhao County).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Shijiazhuang itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Pingshan County to Shijiazhuang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Shijiazhuang, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Qinhuangdao.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 27:

Qinhuangdao — 6 nights

Situated on the eastern end of the Great Wall, the city of Qinhuangdao combines a rich history and a sprawling seaside.
When in Qinhuangdao, make a side trip to see Old Mountain in Qinglong County, approximately Qinglong County away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Great Wall at Shanhaiguan Pass (Zhendong Gate), stroll around Pigeon Nest Park, get to know the fascinating history of Beidaihe Summer Resort, and take in the awesome beauty at Long Live Island.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Qinhuangdao visit planner.

You can take a train from Shijiazhuang to Qinhuangdao in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Tangshan.
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Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 2:

Tangshan — 4 nights

Step out of Tangshan to go to Zunhua and see Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qing Dynasty, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tangshan online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Qinhuangdao to Tangshan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Tangshan are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Qianxi County.
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Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
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Qianxi County — 2 nights

On the 7th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jingzhong Mountain and then see Qingshan Pass Great Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Qingshan Pass and then admire the striking features of Panjiakou Reservoir.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Qianxi County holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tangshan to Qianxi County takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Chengde.
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Chengde — 5 nights

Dominated by an extraordinary, UNESCO-protected red and white palace complex sprawling up the mountainside, Chengde remains a summer resort fit for royalty.
Chengde is known for historic sites, outdoors, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, steep yourself in history at Eight Outer Temples, examine the collection at Museum of Summer Resort, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Chengde trip builder tool.

You can drive from Qianxi County to Chengde in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Weichang County.
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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

Weichang County — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Mulan Paddock and then try your luck at Bashang Hongshanjun Horse track. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Saihanba National Forest Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Weichang County trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chengde to Weichang County takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luanping County.
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Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Luanping County — 2 nights

On the 16th (Sat), see Jinshanling Great Wall.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Luanping County trip builder.

Traveling by car from Weichang County to Luanping County takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sun).
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Hebei travel guide

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Great Wall · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
Hebei's moderate climate and substantial seashore has made it the land of imperial summer palaces--a favorite of the Qing dynasty--as well as royal tombs protected by imposing portions of the Great Wall of China. Places to visit in Hebei includes glistening temples and an impressive Great Wall museum. See the easternmost gate of the Great Wall with its impressive gate, and the end of the wall jutting out into the sea like a huge dragon. Home to over 50 ethnic groups, Hebei features a number of ethnic villages and offers a varied cuisine. Scenic lakes and national parks with free-roaming horses provide well-maintained trails dotted with mausoleums and shrines.
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