If you arrive in Beijing in the late afternoon, don’t waste your time in China by staying in the airport, instead exploring Beijing spots as many as you can.
According to your Beijing layover length, you can pick some popular sites to explore for your Beijing layover night tour. The Place, Wangfujing Street, Olympic Park, Tiananmen Square, National Center for Performing Arts, Jingshan Park, Houhai, Nanluoguxiang, CCTV Headquarters, Shichahai, Hutong etc.
You will see the biggest LED in Asia casting colorful images and videos above your head, enjoy elegant shopping builings and go shopping which brings a wonderful nightlife in Beijing.
Wangfujing is a well-known shopping paradise and boasts delicious and special snacks on the food street.
Bird's Nest and Water Cube were built for the 2008 Olympic Games, which are very stunning and unparalleled buildings in the world, sparkling colorful lamps in the evening.
Tiananmen Square has fewer people in the evening, which bring a sense of solemnity and tranquility in the inner mind. You might be amazed at the history movement.
National Center for Performing Arts
It is outstanding and surreal building surrounded by many ancient architectures, reflecting gentle colors and doting with shimmering lights on the top. From the surface of the lake, it looks like a giant egg floating on the water.
On the top of Jingshan Park, you can have a bird view of Forbidden City and whole Beijing city.
Listen to melodious live music and sip liquor as appreciating the beautiful night view of the Houhai Lake.
Its unique shape made it a symbol of Beijing and was entitled as one of ten architecture wonders in 2007 by Times, visitors have different views and experiences when standing on different places. And you'll experience the prosperity and rapid development of Beijing.
Gubei Water Town
Simatai Great Wall
Explore and hike the Great Wall in the evening, enjoy resplendent water town with aureate lit-up lights, which will definitely sweep off your feet during your Beijing layover night tour. Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town night tour, which is quite popular for foreigner travelers, please consult with our professional tripadvisor whether you can take this tour.
Besides, you can spend your night time enjoying one of the traditional show from Kongfu Show, Peking Opera Show, Golden Mask Dynasty Show or Acrobatic Show.
Try special and tasty Chinese food is a fun way to explore Beijing, such as Peking duck, dumpling, hot pot, Roujiamo etc.
For shopping, some famous shopping center might close around 9:30pm-10:00pm, such as Wangfujing, Xidan, Zhongyou, Juntai, Guomao etc. You can shop some souvenirs for your family or friends, for example, tea, china, silk cloth, peals, jewelry, panda doll etc.
Your private tour guide will customize itinerary according to your interests and Beijing layover length, please inquire if you need any help.
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The Most Popular Beijing Layover Tour
Beat the crowds at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and catch the sunset whilst exploring this segment and be part of a night tour and view Beijing city highlights as darkness falls and the city sparkles, stop over at the 2008 Olympics Centre to take external photos of the floodlit Bird’s Nest and Water Cube with a magical variety of alternating color pattern displays, enjoy serenity on a stroll along the popular lakeside hutongs and Huohai bar street bustling with locals and tourists. Get the chance to taste the renowned Peking duck dinner (optional at your own expense). Optional: Peking duck dinner USD50 per person
Mutianyu Great Wall with Layover Night Tour to Olympic Park and Hutong in Houhai
There is a lot you can do, see, and eat in five hours. Enjoy the privilege of visiting lovely pandas and learn unveiled Chinese history from ancient Bell and Drum Tower, then explore traditional hutong on a rickshaw and savor traditional Chinese food. Beijing has really become a famous layover destination over time with rich historical sites and a visa-free transit policy and our layover tour is guaranteed to bring you the most unforgettable experiences and memories.
Beijing Panda Layover Tour Including Hutong and Drum and Bell Tower with Lunch
If you are having a long layover in Beijing this is your best choice! Our professional tour guide and driver will pick you up at the airport (You will need about 1-1.5 hours to finish the customs clearance and get out) but don’t worry, we will be waiting for you with a personal signboard at the meeting point in the arrival hall. We will take you for a quick Beijing tour and get you back on time for your next flight. Booking this layover tour can be a memorable part of your epic trip!
7 Hours Layover Beijing Tour to Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven
This customized Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tomb excursion ensure that you see the ancient world wonder from all perspectives and also gives you the chance to discover the mystery that lies at the Ming Tomb (Changling Tomb). On the wall choose to either hike or take the cable car up to get a comprehensive view of the wall that looks more like a huge dragon winding its way over the rolling mountains. Get lost in a moment in time and create memories worth bragging about.
Historic Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs Beijing Layover Tour