China is a country shrouded in mystery and rich in history so get yourself a cheap flight ticket to Bei Jing and enter the land of tigers and dragons. Bei Jing is the nations capital and provides a glimpse into daily metropolitan Chinese life.
Formely known as Peking, Bei Jing serves as the centre for all things political, educational and cultural. The city is dotted with UNESCO World Heritage sites such as The Summer Palace, The Temple of Heaven and The Thirteen Tombs of the Ming Dynasty. Then just a short day trip from the city lies the Great Wall of China.
Other highlights include Tianamen Square, The Forbidden City, Mao's Mausoleum and more than 100 museums. You will certainly not be short of things to do. Meal times are special in China too so be sure to sample some roast Peking Duck and a Hot Pot as well as visiting Donghuamen market at night to sample such delicacies as fried scorpions, starfish and spiders.
You can book a cheap flight ticket to Bei Jing on kayak.com starting at just £530 round-trip from London. Flights from Paris to Bei Jing are a little bit cheaper on Kayak and start from around £500 return so if you fancy taking in a bit of France before you leave then make your way to Paris.
Flights also begin at around £500 return on orbitz.com from London to Bei Jing with Lufthansa while the absoloute cheapest flight to Bei Jing from London can be found on fly.com for just £494 round-trip.
Enjoy your time in Bei Jing!