FAQ for First Time in Beijing
1 Is it safe to travel in Beijing?
In general, Beijing is a safe place to travel around. Serious crime against foreigners are really rare, though incidents sometimes happen .
2 How do I get my visa to China?
You are mainly requested to go to the Chinese embassy or consulate in your home country for visa application in person or use a visa service. An “L” Visa is issued to foreigners who comes to China for travel or visiting family members.
A 72-hour visa-free policy is applied in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. Tourists from 45 countries holding outbound air tickets and visas to a third country can enjoy a 72h visa-free in each single city.
3 How do I get to Beijing?
Air navigation has been open up between Beijing and 58 other countries or districts. It is very convenient to travel to China from your country.
4 How do I plan my tour in Beijing？
Beijing is rich in tourist attractions. The Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Ming Tombs are world heritages. Usually, it will take you 2-3 days to enjoy the essence of Beijing. For a deep explore, it will take about 7-9 days.
5 Where do I live in Beijing?
As an international metropolis, there are many fancy hotels of 5-star,4-star and 3-star rate. If you want to save your budget, many economical hotels are also available.
6 What about meals?
Chinese food is famous for its various flavours. Have a taste of Chinese food and you will love it. If you don’t want to have Chinese food, foreign food is available,too. Restaurants are easy to find on the street.
7 Is travelling around the city convenient?
It is very convenient to travel around the city. Public transportation is well developed here. Public buses, subways,taxis are available. You can rent a car if you want to be more flexible.