Beijing Itinerary 1 Day

Explore the best places to visit in 1 day in Beijing using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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A Day in Beijing - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Whether you're in Beijing just for a day with your friends, a day off on a business trip, or first timer backpacking on a solo trip and you've always wanted to go to Beijing, you can still explore this city of China and get a feel for its culture and history.

Is one day enough for Beijing?

Wondering whether one day is enough or not, to explore Beijing? Certainly not; but here's how you can make the most of it. Though Beijing is the place to be, suggesting attractions for 24 hours in Beijing could be a tough choice as there are many places than you can visit. You might get a glimpse of Beijing, but for a local slice, you of course need a lot more time. On this trip, we suggest you cover only 4-5 popular attractions of Beijing, spending time walking around and discovering the history, culture, and people.

What to pack for 1 day in Beijing vacation?

It can be worth having a petite backpack for Beijing day trip. More helpful things to pack for a day trip to Beijing:

  • Light jacket
  • Maps and Brochures
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Camera with batteries

How much money do you need for 1 day in Beijing?

The average daily price for traveling in Beijing is USD 89. The average price of food for one day is USD 11.82. The average price of a hotel for a couple is USD 146.

How to spend 1 day in Beijing?

The best way to explore Beijing in 1 day is to visit the best Beijing attractions and avoid the crowd whenever possible. This Beijing itinerary of 1 day takes you to the landmark spots like Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, The Summer Palace. Along with a mist-trix of must-see attractions, outdoor activities and few family and kid’s activities like a visit to Ming Tombs, you will have a splendid time on your one day trip to Beijing for sure.

Beijing travel tips to save time and money

Easy and handy Beijing guidelines for your one day trip in Beijing:

  • Don't try to fit in everything
  • Book a guided Beijing sightseeing tour
  • Start early, you will have more time to explore as well you can easily beat the crowds.
  • Don't leave your planning until the last minute

Where to stay for 1 day in Beijing?

Since you have only 24 hours in Beijing, you should make the most of it by staying around the city's top attractions. Although it might not be the best deal, you will save time as well money spent on commute. Whatever your budget is, you can easily find the cheap and budget friendly accommodations in Beijing for 1 day. Locals also offer cozy homestays with awesome food and they would guide you to plan your travel accordingly.

Best places to eat in Beijing if you've only 1 day:

Want to explore the sumptuous cuisine of this city? Then, visit the most popular restaurants for delicious food.

Local transportation in Beijing

If you want to explore the offbeat places in Beijing and know its every nook and corner, then hopping onto a metro/train or a local city bus will be a smart choice.

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