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1st Apr to 6th Apr, 2024Splurge a Little Flight
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Things to do in Beijing in April

Day 1 - Tuesday 2nd, Apr
morning -

Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport and transfer to your luxury hotel. Check-in and relax after your long flight.

afternoon -

Lunch at Made in China, famous for Peking duck. After lunch, visit the iconic Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, to explore the imperial palace and its history.

evening -

Enjoy a luxurious dinner at TRB Hutong, located in a traditional courtyard house and offering a fine dining experience with contemporary European cuisine.

Hotels in Beijing, China

Day 2 - Wednesday 3rd, Apr
morning -

Start your day with a helicopter tour to the Great Wall of China, offering a breathtaking aerial view of this marvel. Once back on ground, take a guided tour of the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, known for its stunning scenery and less crowded atmosphere.

afternoon -

Indulge in a gourmet picnic lunch on the Great Wall, prepared by a private chef and accompanied by fine wines. Afterward, visit the nearby Mutianyu Village to experience the local culture and crafts.

evening -

Return to Beijing for a traditional Chinese hot pot dinner at Haidilao Hot Pot, known for its high-quality ingredients and exceptional service. After dinner, relax at your hotel spa or enjoy a traditional Chinese tea ceremony.

Day 3 - Thursday 4th, Apr
morning -

Visit the Temple of Heaven, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. Participate in a private Tai Chi class in the temple gardens.

afternoon -

Have a lavish dim sum lunch at Din Tai Fung, famous for its exquisite dumplings. After lunch, explore the vibrant Panjiayuan Antique Market to shop for unique souvenirs and antiques.

evening -

Savor a Beijing Duck dinner at Duck de Chine, known for its contemporary take on the classic dish and elegant ambience.

Day 4 - Friday 5th, Apr
morning -

Explore the futuristic 798 Art District, known for its contemporary art galleries and street art. Visit the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art to view cutting-edge exhibitions.

afternoon -

Indulge in a modern Chinese cuisine lunch at Jing Yaa Tang, offering a sophisticated dining experience with a mix of traditional and innovative dishes. After lunch, visit the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, for a guided tour of the iconic venue.

evening -

Enjoy a luxurious dinner at Mio, renowned for its contemporary Italian cuisine and stylish ambiance.

Day 5 - Saturday 6th, Apr
morning -

Visit the picturesque Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its beautiful gardens, palaces, and lake. Enjoy a private boat ride on Kunming Lake within the palace grounds.

afternoon -

Relax and have a leisurely lunch at the Fangshan Restaurant, offering traditional Chinese cuisine in a serene garden setting within the Summer Palace.

evening -

Enjoy a tranquil evening at Qianmen Street, known for its charming architecture, boutique shops, and traditional snacks. Indulge in some shopping and delight in the local street food.

Day 6 - Sunday 7th, Apr
morning -

Enjoy a lavish breakfast at your hotel before checking out. Transfer to Beijing Capital International Airport for your departure, with unforgettable memories of your luxurious family trip to Beijing.

Weather in Beijing in Invalid date
Avg Temp9°C to 20°C
Chance of Rain30%

April weather in Beijing is generally mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 9°C to 20°C. However, it can be unpredictable, so be prepared for both warm and cool weather. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for China

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Beijing

Clothing & Apparel

Light jacket or windbreaker -

April weather in Beijing can be unpredictable, so it's best to pack a light jacket or windbreaker just in case.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking in Beijing, so make sure to pack comfortable shoes.

Lightweight, breathable clothing -

April temperatures in Beijing can be mild, so pack lightweight, breathable clothing that you can layer if needed.

Hat and sunglasses -

To protect yourself from the sun.

Scarf -

For warmth on cooler days or evenings.


Travel umbrella -

Beijing is prone to sudden rain showers, so it's always a good idea to have a travel umbrella on hand.

Reusable water bottle -

Staying hydrated is important, especially when traveling. Bring a reusable water bottle to fill up throughout the day.

Travel-sized toiletries -

Pack travel-sized toiletries to save space and comply with airline carry-on restrictions.

Camera -

To capture all the memories of your trip.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended departure date and that you have a visa if necessary.

Travel insurance -

Protect yourself against unexpected events such as lost luggage or medical emergencies.

Cash and credit cards -

Carry a combination of cash and credit cards for convenience and safety.

Copies of important documents -

Make copies of your passport, visa, and travel insurance policy and keep them separate from the originals.

First-aid kit -

Pack a small first-aid kit with basic supplies like bandages, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers.

Good to have

Travel adapter -

Make sure you have the right travel adapter for China.

Phrasebook or translation app -

To help you communicate with locals.

Snacks -

To keep you energized throughout the day.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying your essentials while exploring Beijing.


Smartphone -

For navigation, communication, and capturing memories.

Camera -

For taking photos and videos of your trip.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts while traveling.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged on the go.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both commonly accepted in Beijing.

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