DestinationAman Summer Palace is set just outside the Summer Palace gates, a short drive from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
WeatherFrom September through November conditions are sunny and dry. Spring also brings pleasant temperatures, while summer sees high temperatures over 30°C (86°F). Winter can be cold with temperatures of -20°C (-4°F). Rainfall is almost exclusively limited to the hotter months from June through September.
What to packIn spring and summer, light clothing is appropriate with a sweater or jacket in the evenings. From autumn through winter, down jackets, fleeces, hats and gloves are necessary. Sports shoes are suitable for light touring, while hiking boots are recommended for treks. Legs, shoulders and upper arms need to be covered when visiting places of worship.
Language & Currency
Please check with your nearest Chinese embassy or consulate prior to travel. Visas are required to enter, exit or transit through China. Passports must be valid for at least six months before the date of entry.
The Aman team can advise on visas as well as assist with any other travel arrangements, including transfers and private flights.