From Phnom Penh to Beijing: Flights and Must-see Places
With more than 4.4 million tourists, Beijing has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Not only being the storehouse of ancient artefacts, Beijing is the place where you find the latest technology and construction wonders. Starting from the Cambodian capital, you can book flights from Phnom Penh to Beijing to visit this fascinating city.
Flights from Phnom Penh to Beijing
These flights cost you $404 on average but you can search for cheap flights from Phnom Penh to Beijing which are often available in October to save money.
The nearest airport to Phnom Penh is Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) and the nearest airport to Beijing is Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). The flying time for non-stop flights could be up to 7 hours 30 minutes while one-stop flights take at least 8 hours. The most popular connecting city for these flights is Hong Kong.
Among the top tier airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air is the one that frequently offers the best deals for international and Cambodia flight tickets. Currently, you can find on its website cheap flights from Beijing to Phnom Penh (round trip) which cost only $210. The promotion is valid until 31 March 2018.
Top tourist attractions in Beijing
- Forbidden City
Forbidden City is the ideal place for you to start your Beijing tour by discovering its mysterious history. With 9,999 rooms and over 250 acres, this is the best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world.
- Tiananmen Square
Surrounded by Soviet-style monuments and government buildings, Tiananmen Square is the largest city square in the world. The square is located in the heart of Beijing City and can accommodate a million people.
- 3. Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China which extends 4,000 miles was constructed over 2,000 years ago and lasted for over 1,000 years. It is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World' and is enlisted in the World Heritage Directory. There are mainly eight sections of the Great Wall crossing the northern part of Beijing. The most famous sections for visitors include Mutianyu, Jinshanling and Jiankou.
- Summer Palace
Being the largest royal garden in China, Summer Palace is most famous for its natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as “The Museum of Royal Gardens”. Summer Palace mainly consists of Longevity Hill (Washoushan) and Kunming Lake. This is a ideal place for tourists to relax or walk around the ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and huge lakes.