Travel Tips

Traveling to Beijing is an adventure of a lifetime. You will be plunged into a realm of unfamiliar experiences, aromas, sounds and sights in one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Western travelers will find much to delight and awe them in the both richly historical and stunningly modern city. Other aspects of the city, including pollution, congestion and hygiene, may be more of a challenge for western sensibilities. By keeping an open mind and educating yourself about local customs and laws, you can make your trip to Beijing both enjoyable and safe.

Times to avoid traveling to Beijing because all the locals are traveling as well and the city can get very congested:

(passport and money) Passport with stamps and Chinese money.
  • The Spring Festival occurs in January or February,
  • National Day is October 1,
  • International Labor’s Day is May 1.