Overnight Beijing Layover Tour
The great thing about Beijing airport in China is that it offers 24 and 144 hours free-visa transit policy, so that you can get out of the airport and find that there is pretty to do to keep you busy.
If you arrive in Beijing on your layover at night or looking for places to explore and rest, here are our recommendation.
There are many hotels near the airport, book one from the platform you are using according to your budget. Some hotels also offer free airport transfer, check it before you book for your Beijing layover overnight tour.
Besides, if you want to visit more attractions in the downtown area, we advise you to choose a hotel within the 4th ring road of Beijing.
At the airport, there are Left Luggage service, you can store them at the airport. It charges by luggage size and storing hours or days. Or you can keep them with you.
If you have Beijing layover at night only, check it here.
If you have half daytime, you can pick one of them to explore.
The Great Wall of China is spectacular and one of seven wonders. You can choose your suitable one from here.
Tiananmen Square is the largest city square which is a popular destination due to government buildings and historic events. Passing through the Tiananmen Square, move forward to Forbidden City, which is the palace of Ming and Qing dynasties with numerous historical relics and exquisite buildings to appreciate.
Other major attractions you can kill your layover time are Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Beihai Park, Houhai Lake, Hutong, Beijing Zoo, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple and 798 Art Zone etc.
If you have a full day for Beijing layover tour from the Beijing airport, the popular combination is Forbidden City and Great Wall.
Option 2: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park/Temple of Heaven
Option 3: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Option 4: Great Wall, Ming Tombs
Or check Beijing day tour or other special tours like Beijing food tour, Beijing walking tour, Beijing spa tour etc. You’ll experience the local culture, lifestyle and centuries-old history.
If you have more days for your airport transit layover, it’s a great chance to explore other cities in China, like Shanghai, Xian, Tianjin, Chengde, Guilin, Chengdu, Zhangjiajie etc. You can experience high-speed train in China, and the airlines between major cities are very convenient for travelers to explore more cities. Your private tour guide can tailor a perfect tour itinerary according to your layover time and interests.
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I will arrive in Beijing Airport at 7PM and leave at 1PM next day. It means I have nearly 19 hours layover there. I would like to have an overnight tour with landmark seeing, specialty tasting. What would you recommend?
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