Learn more about our Beijing school trips
Frequently Asked Questions
We would recommend spending around 6-8 days on your school trip to China, depending on whether you will also be visiting Shanghai.
Beijing really is a fantastic destination for a school trip at any time of the year.
Beijing is a megacity and so the best way to get around really will be the comfortable coach we will provide you with for use throughout your tour.
On your school trip to Beijing, you certainly won't want to miss the opportunity to visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Great Wall of China and the Ming Tombs.
Yes, there are a few free things to do in Beijing. For example, you could take a stroll through some traditional Hutongs, which are the traditional housing areas of Beijing. And visiting Tiananmen Square is, of course, completely free. You could also visit the Olympic Park and the famous Birdnest Stadium - if you go in the evening, the buildings are all lit up beautifully.
Yes, you can! Beijing is a fantastic destination for both geography and Mandarin.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.