The capital of China and the second largest city after Shanghai, Beijing is developing at a very fast pace. The city has an amazing history and its fabulous infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities have made it a must-visit for tourists. One can find cheap Beijing flights from different travel portals accessible on the internet. They help to compare rates of various flights flying out to Beijing and finding out the cheapest one from them.
There are two popular kinds of Beijing tour- a bus tour or a group tour and a private tour. The bus tour is very economical and one gets to share the tour guide service and transportation cost with other travellers. One may also get to make new friendships with other people from all over the world. Compared to the bus tour, the private tour would be much costlier, but the tour could be more flexible and entertaining. They are ideal for people who like to be on their own and do not like to share things.
There are many great places to visit in Beijing. As capital city of China, Beijing is very rich in culture and heritage. One must definitely see the Great Wall. It is an incredible man made wonder, which had played a great part during Chinese civilization and can be even viewed from the Moon! Another tourist site is the Forbidden city, also known as Imperial Palace Museum, where Twenty-four emperors had lived for hundreds years. One would be dumbfounded by its magnificence. One should also take out time to visit some other sites like Temple of heave, Summer Palace and Hutong. They are beautiful.
Going to China but not tasting the flavour of Chinese food is no less than a crime. The Peking duck is the most popular Chinese food in Beijing, other than this, one can also try Sichuan Smoked Duck, Lamb Hot Pot, Beijing dumplings. They are just amazingly delicious and very healthy. If one doesn’t have proper knowledge of the restaurants, one can remember the Quanjude is for the Beijing Duck, the Donglaishun is for the Lamb Hot Pot and the Prince Gong's Palace for the Sichuan Smoked Duck.
After a full day Beijing tour, night-time in Beijing holds more surprise for its visitors. One can take the evening activities either from performances like the Beijing acrobatic show, Beijing Opera and Chinese Kungfu, or to contemporary ones like pubs and clubs.