Let’s Tour Beijing this Winter; Explore Beijing Dec,2010 – Feb,2011

04/12/2010
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Beijing is a winter city. Winter is the longest season in the year, but it also brings out the true character of the city. Its winters can only be experienced outside. Let’s tour Beijing this winter.

Weather Conditions in Beijing Winter

Sunshine Winter Weather

Sunshine Winter Weather

Winter Sunshine in Beijing
There is a little rain in winter, and 30 days without any rain often happens in Beijing winter. Though it is cold and dry in winter, sunshine can usually keep for 6 hours a day. On clear days the light is gorgeous. It is clear, sharp, fresh and crisp. The winter light and air is much better.

Heavy Snow Weather in Beijing Winter

Heavy Snow Weather in Beijing Winter

Pure White Snow in Beijing
It snows about twice a year in Beijing, usually somewhere in December or January. Heavy snow hit Beijing on January 3, 2010 to close expressways, delay flights and disrupt bus services. So, heavy snow in Beijing happens sometimes. Please check the following Beijing Weather Forecast to get the newest Beijing local weather conditions.

Must-Do Winter Activites in Beijing

skiing

skiing

1. Skiing
Skiing has become increasingly popular in Beijing, so go skiing in the most famous Beijing Ski Resorts: Nanshan Ski Resort and Badaling Ski Resort.

Great Wall Landscape in Beijing Winter

Great Wall Landscape in Beijing Winter

2. Great Wall Hiking
No matter how cold it is in Beijing, all the four (Badaling, Mutianyu, Juyongguanm and Jinshanling) sections of the Great Wall are open to the public. Choose a Great Wall Hiking tour from our friendly-customized tourist itineraries.

Spa in the cold weather

Spa in the cold weather

3. Spa
Have a total relaxation after a tiring and cold winter day touring Beijing: Go to Spa. You will escape the hustle and bustle of the city life; ease the cold winter; and balance your eating and sleeping disorder. Besides, the most gorgeous scene is that you enjoy the hot spring spas while it is raining outside of your spa rooms. So enjoyable! Choose a Beijing Spa Tour from our ready-customized itineraries.

fun park activities

fun park activities

4. Fun Park Activities
When the winter comes, all of the lakes in the parks will freeze over, so there are many fun activities on the lakes, including ice skating.
There are those bikes where the back wheel is a treaded bike tire and the front of it has ice skate runners. Some people ride bumper cars with one central tire and the rest ice skates.

5. Superb Sights in Winter
Winter is a great time to visit the Beijing highlights, because of the beautiful snow and clear weather. You will catch the different side of the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall, etc.

hot pot for cold winter

hot pot for cold winter

6. Eating the Hot Pot
Hot pot or “Huoguo” in Chinese is probably one of the favorite dishes to eat during the winter.

Everyone huddles around a pot of simmering broth during a chilly winter night surrounded by various types of raw seafood, meats and vegetables that you quickly cook in the broth and then dip it in a sauce of your choice. Read the most popular and famous Hot Pot Restaurants.