A Beijing Itinerary: The Perfect Three Day Itinerary for Beijing Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

A Beijing Itinerary: The Perfect Three Day Itinerary for Beijing Story

Beijing, China's capital city, is a big city known for never-ending parties, famous historical and traditional Asian landmarks, and luxury... Read more

Day 1

Traditional Beijing

You are going to start the first day of this 3 days in Beijing itinerary quite early, so be prepared... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Explore Beihai Park

Situated a half kilometre away from the north gate of Forbidden City, Beihai Park, also known as North Sea Park,... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Enjoy views from Jingshan park

Located in the centre of Beijing, Jingshan Park is an imperial garden which is most known for magnificent views of... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Get lost in the Forbidden City

One of the top things to do in Beijing, the Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, is a... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Have lunch at the Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant

Before continuing your exploration, I suggest having an early lunch to avoid the crowds. Situated in the Wangfujing area, Quanjude... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Wander around Wangfujing Pedestrian Street

Surrounded by big shopping malls and traditional restaurants, Wangfujing Pedestrian Street is the most famous street in Beijing. It can't... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Stop by Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square was named after the Tiananmen Gates (Gate of Heavenly Peace or Tiananmen Tower) that separate the Forbidden City... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Visit the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong

The Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, also known as the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, is a resting place of Mao Zedong... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Coffee break in Qianmen

Quite recently restored street of Qianmen (Zhengyang) has to be included in your three day Beijing itinerary. The street begins... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

Relax at the Temple of Heaven

Another destination of your Beijing travel itinerary is situated a bit further from previous attractions. If you are a bit... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 10

Have evening meal at the Hongyuan Nanmen Meat in Hot Pot

The last stop of the day is the Hongyuan Nanmen Meat in Hot Pot restaurant situated near the Temple of... Read more

Day 2

Long Adventurous Day Out of Beijing - The Great Wall of China

On the second day of this Beijing trip itinerary, you will head out of the city and visit one of... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Start hiking at Gubeikou Panlongshan (Unreconstructed) - Great Wall of China

Gubeikou Town is located over 130 km northeast of downtown Beijing (depending on where you are staying in the city... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Enjoy picturesque views from Jinshanling Section of the Great Wall of China

The Jinshanling Section of the Great Wall is the best part to visit as it is one of the most... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Exciting hike on the Simatai Section of the Great Wall of China

Simatai section of the Great Wall is one of the few sections to have the original appearance of the wall.... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Spend the evening at Gubei Water Town

Gubei Water Town is another location that I couldn't exclude from my 3-day Beijing tour. This little town surrounds the... Read more

Day 3

A Different Side of Beijing

The final day of this Beijing in three days itinerary you will explore a different side of the city that... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Spend the morning at the Summer Palace

The Summer Palace is a huge imperial garden that is said to be the best-preserved imperial garden in the world.... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Brunch at Yuanmingyuan Park

Yuanmingyuan Park, also known as the Old Summer Palace or the Ruins of the Yuanmingyuan (the Garden of Perfection and... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Visit Beijing Zoo

Situated in the Xicheng District, Beijing Zoo is the largest zoo in China. It is home to pandas, elephants, gorillas,... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Explore vibrant Lama Temple

Lama Temple, also known as Yonghe Temple (Harmony and Peace Palace Lamasery), is regarded as the oldest and the best-preserved... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 5

Have lunch at the King's Joy

Having a meal at the King's Joy is a must to do during your 3 perfect days in Beijing. Situated... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 6

Wander around the Beijing Olympic Park

Beijing Olympic Park, also known as Olympic Green, is the site where the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games took place. The... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

Overall, Beijing is a magnificent city and a great place to have the best vacation of your life. From gigantic... Read more