Outdoor Activities in Beijing

Outdoor activities in Beijing are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Beijing comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Beijing and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Beijing has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Beijing.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Beijing:

  1. #1 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 6059 itineraries
    Forbidden City

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Museum, History Museum

    Address: No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:30 pm Details

    If you are visiting in Beijing, then mark this as one of your top places. The Forbidden City, officially known as The Imperial Palace Museum is popular for its amazing architectural values, as well as...Read more

  2. #2 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 6320 itineraries
    Tiananmen Square

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Square

    Address: W Chang'an Ave, Dongcheng, Beijing, China

    Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world, which is also called “Gate of Heavenly Peace” – in local language. It has great cultural significance as it ...Read more

  3. #3 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 4759 itineraries
    The Summer Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Palace, Lake

    Address: 19 Xinjian Gongmen, Beijing, China

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Beijing. The Summer Palace is a former imperial palace and now a park and World Heritage Site in Beijing. The...Read more

  4. #4 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 2917 itineraries
    Ming Tombs

    Tags: Art And Culture, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The Ming Tombs is a typical example of Chinese emperors' mausoleums and the best testimony of China's long history and civilization. This is the best preserved tomb area with the most emperors buried....Read more

  5. #5 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 3634 itineraries
    China Wall

    Tags: Art And Culture, Landmark, Architecture

    Address: 216 Provincial Rd, Yanqing, Beijing, China

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    You must have heard about The Great Wall, even before reaching China and that proves the popularity of this place. This is open for the tourist everyday and photo session around the Great Wall pr...Read more

  6. #6 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 3910 itineraries
    Hutong Pedicab Tour

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Tour, Lake

    Address: Around Qianhai Beiyan on Houhai Lake, Dongcheng district, Beijing, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are visiting Beijing, then mark this as one of your top places. It is a famous scenic area that includes three lakes, surrounding places of historic interest and scenic beauty, and remnant...Read more

  7. #7 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 4083 itineraries
    National Aquatics Center

    Tags: Landmark, Restaurant, Spa

    Address: 11, Tianchen East Rd, Chaoyang, Beijing, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    National Aquatics Center, the landmark building of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, and now the National Aquatics Center has become the venue for various activities such as aquatic sports, swimming, fitnes...Read more

  8. #8 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 2505 itineraries
    National Stadium

    Tags: Landmark, Stadium, Architecture

    Address: 1, National Stadium South Rd, Chaoyang, Beijing, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, is a stadium in Beijing, China. The main attraction of this place is its constructional beauty and thus, it comes under th...Read more

  9. #9 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 3807 itineraries
    Lama Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Landmark

    Address: 12, Yonghegong St, Dongcheng, Beijing, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The Yonghe Temple, also known as the "Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple", the "Yonghe Lamasery", or - popularly - the "Lama Temple" is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tib...Read more

  10. #10 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 4062 itineraries
    Beihai Park

    Tags: Garden, Park, Restaurant, Lake

    Address: Xicheng District, Beijing 100032, China

    Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Beihai Park is an extremely popular attraction among the local people of Beijing and tourists also. It is an ideal place to go to escape from the blazing summer heat. You can paddle around in a bizarr...Read more

  11. #11 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 2436 itineraries
    Capital Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Statue

    Address: 16, Fuxingmen Outer St, Xicheng, Beijing, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Beijing. Originally an art museum, famous for exclusive collection of ancient porcelain, bronze, calligraphy, painting, jade, scu...Read more

  12. #12 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 892 itineraries
    Beijing Bell And Drum Towers

    Address: Di'anmen Outer St, Xicheng, Beijing, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Beijing Bell and Drum Towers lie not from the Forbidden City and are another important historic symbol in Chinese history. If you are in Beijing, considering not visiting this Fantastic attraction wou...Read more

  13. #13 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 1857 itineraries
    Beijing Zoo

    Tags: Art And Culture, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Aquarium

    Address: No. 137, Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    It is one of the oldest zoos in China and has one of the largest and rare animal collections in the country. The zoo and its aquarium have over 450 species of land animals and over 500 species of mari...Read more

  14. #14 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 2479 itineraries
    Jingshan Park

    Tags: Park, View Point, Entertainment, Hill

    Address: 44 Jingshan W St, Xicheng, Beijing, China

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Jingshan is an artificial hill in Beijing, China. This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Beijing. Originally a beautiful royal landscape garden is now a public par...Read more

  15. #15 of 233 Outdoors Activities in Beijing
    - Used in 1300 itineraries
    798 Art Zone

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Landmark

    Address: No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Political, cultural, and economic combustion have created an edgy, fascinating contemporary art scene—in Beijing. The city's most thorough primer is at Dashanzi 798 Art District, a sprawling nei...Read more