Beijing Cross-curricular

School tours

China, with ancient treasures and forward-facing culture, inspires students and broadens their outlook on the world


  • The magnificent Forbidden City palace complex
  • A rickshaw ride through the city streets
  • The cultural landmark of Tiananmen Square
  • The wonder of the Great Wall
Typically £1098 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students, travelling January 2018

What's included: 

  • Travel, including to excursions
  • City guide throughout the tour
  • Excursion entrance fees and gratuities
  • Full board accommodation and insurance
  • 1 teacher place for every 10 students

Please note, Visa cost is not included in typical price

Suggested itinerary for School groups

Day 1

Overnight flight to Beijing - Flight time 10 hours approx

Day 2

Arrive Beijing - lunch included
City tour - Tiananmen Square, Olympic sites, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube (external views)
Evening meal Included

Day 3

Breakfast Included
Great Wall of China – lunch Included
Temple of Heaven
Traditional Beijing duck dinner included

Day 4

Breakfast included
Forbidden City - lunch included
Summer Palace - evening meal included.
Kung Fu show

Day 5

Breakfast included
Kung Fu lesson at martial arts school. Lunch included
Shopping on Wangfujing street
Evening meal included

Day 6

Breakfast included
Rickshaw ride through Hutongs and traditional tea house – lunch included
Chinese calligraphy lesson - evening meal included
Chinese acrobatic show

Day 7

Breakfast included
Flight Beijing to UK
Lucy Pool-McKenzie

Our groups love to get immersed in Chinese culture and really enjoy the hands-on activities such as the Kung Fu lesson at a top martial arts school.

Lucy Poole-McKenzie
Travelbound Beijing Tour Co-ordinator
Typically £1098 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students, travelling January 2018

The capital of China is a definite 'must visit' on every group leader's wish list and school trips to this fascinating city will be up there with the best of them. Beijing is dotted with temples, monuments and museums that will all help students put their school work into context as they explore and absorb on tour.

From the Ming and Qing dynasties to the effects of Mao and Communism, students will be able to observe, first-hand, the sites and the artefacts that are associated with these significant eras.

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Of course, modern events have also played a huge part in Chinese society and a trip to Tiananmen Square will no doubt resonate with students and group leaders alike.

The Palace Museum, found within the walls of the Forbidden City, presents some exceptional examples of Chinese art, and the National Museum of China holds an incredibly important collection of artefacts dating back to over one million years ago. Mao's mausoleum and the Monument to the People's Heroes are also located nearby and present more than enough significance to fill an entire term's worth of study notes.

Away from central Beijing you'll find one of the highlights of any school trip to China; the incredible snaking structure of the Great Wall. Initially built as a way of uniting lookout towers along China’s Southern borders and used to repel invading Mongol hoards, this incredible feat of human construction is a fascinating way to learn about the might of the Qin Dynasty.

School trips in Beijing are the stuff of legends and if you get the opportunity to visit this fast-paced but none-the-less historic capital city then you'll discover that students will not only learn through experience but they'll also be forever in your gratitude for many years to come.


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Our top excursions were to the Volkswagen factory, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. The students enjoyed the factory the most.

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Typically £1098 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students, travelling January 2018