Parents might be nervous if traveling with baby in a different country for a layover tour from the airport, since there are lots of concerns to be considered during Beijing layover tour from airport transit.
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If you would like to do a layover tour from Beijing airport, we advise you to exchange some cash in advance or exchange a small amount of RMB at banks of Beijing airport.
On the outside of Beijing airport, there are many taxies to take. Price varies from where and when you are going.
There are subways from T2 and T3 to the downtown area(Sanyuanqiao Station and Dongzhimen Station), around 10 minutes per switch. Price for each way is about $4. It’s very convenient to visit some attractions in the city center of Beijing.
We don’t advise to take bus when you are traveling with baby or kids, the transportation might be terrible and difficult to get to attractions you want to visit. Please choose the most accessible way according to kid’s condition.
Before you start your Beijing layover tour, remember to check the weather first. It might be cool in the early morning and evening even in summer.
Please write your hotel name, address and hotel contact number in Chinese characters on a paper, so that you can ask people or driver how to get there. Save the address on your google map as well.
1. Stroller/baby back/front harness
One of them would save much energy if you are going to visit Beijing during the layover tour. But for Great Wall part, we don’t advise stroller since it’s pretty uneven and needs to trek a long time. Recommend Mutianyu Great Wall layover tour for parents, well-preserved and less steep, take the round-way cable car and slide down by toboggan with much fun and easy to save energy.
2. Dry and wet wipes
It will help you a lot when cleaning dirty hands or sweat. Many places don’t provide toilet paper or napkins in China.
3. Baby personal hygiene products
As you know, towels in hotel are reusable. For baby’s health, please bring their shower gel, brush, towel and bath towel.
4. Purchase some liquid food for baby
5. Don’t drink tap water, prepare a vacuum cup or buy bottled water
6. Bring baby favorite milk power
Take a list of medication you are taking or family member is taking, translate to simplified Chinese just in case emergency.
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If you are having a layover in Beijing and would like to visit the city of Beijing, this is your best choice! Visit Tian’anmen Square（the largest city square in the world), Forbidden City, UNESCO listed as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world. You can enjoy our VIP fast track into the Imperial Palace and save time avoiding lines (we suggest you spend there around 1.5 to 2 hours, but if you wish we can stay for shorter or longer time). The next stop will be a Hutong (Narrows Chinese neighborhoods.) The Hutongs are residential neighborhoods which still form the heart of Old Beijing. There you can discover the ancient and modern China inside the Hutongs which represent an important cultural element of the city of Beijing. You will visit Hutongs by a rickshaw, taste local lunch in a Hutong family (around 1 hour, it’s up to you stay a longer or shorter time), We will transfer you back on time to the airport (1 hour).
7 Hours Beijing Layover Tour at Forbidden City and Hutong Area with Rickshaw
Land at Beijing airport at noon? Travel to the UNESCO heritage site-Forbidden City, enjoy marvelous palaces and display in the afternoon. Appreciate beautiful night view of downtown city to bustling Houhai Lake area and amazing view of modern Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.
Forbidden City Layover Tour from Beijing Airport with Enjoying City Night View
How are you planning to kill your layover time? You can see and walk into the two top attractions in Beijing, the "Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City" during 5-hour private tour with an expert guide. In order to let you know more about the places you are going to see, we can tell you that The Forbidden City is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world and also was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987 as the "Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties." You can enjoy our VIP fast track into the Imperial Palace and save time avoiding lines. Private transportation with airport pickup and drop-off will be on time to catch up your flight, as well as entrance fees included.
Beijing Layover Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
What's going to do when you transitting Beijing for a layover trip? Why not take the precious opportunity to explore Beijing highlights to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City, don't miss the top things to do savor tasty Peking Duck that will leave an impressive travel experience in your Beijing layover. English speaking tour guide and airport transfer are included.
Beijing Forbidden City Layover Tour with Peking Duck Dining