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Singapore Beijing Tour, Beijing Tour Packages from Singapore

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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Please visit Beijing tour from Singapore for more information.

Are you in the process of searching for a flight and tour package to Beijing from Singapore? As a local travel expert in Beijing, I’m much delighted to assist you planning your great trip from choosing your Singapore Beijing round trip air-tickets, Beijing airport transfer, cheap Beijing hotels, Beijing tour packages, to providing Beijing travel tips and more.
 
Nowadays, individual travelers have easy access to the huge amount of travel information from internet on any city or any country they are going to visit.
 
Singapore Beijing independent travel is possible if you are going to take the adventures. Beijing has rich historical sites, vivid nightlife and also is a world of shopping.
 
Your flight will depart from Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) in Beijing, and vice versa for the return flight.
 
Step 1: Book your international flights from Singapore to Beijing
Once you decide to visit Beijing, the first thing you should do is to book your international flights to Beijing. You may use your own travel agency or the online flight booking travel webs such as CheapTickets.com – Expedia.com – Hotwire.com – Kayak.com – Orbitz.com – Priceline.com – Travelocity.com.

Step 2: Book your hotel in Beijing
After your round trip international flights are booked, your next important task is to reserve your hotel in Beijing. There are over 800 star-rated hotels in Beijing. So you have a hard job to find an ideal hotel. You may ask your travel agent to do it for you. Or you may check the hotels through the online hotel booking travel wesbsites such as expedia.com – travelocity.com – booking.com – priceonline.com and many more. If you are mentally drained by the search for the over 800 star-rated hotels in Beijing, you may check our selected three best value hotels in Beijing

Step 3: Find the top things to see and do in Beijing
Now both your flights and hotels are booked, it is time to search the top things to see and do in Beijing. It takes time to enjoy everything that Beijing City has to offer. But if you only have a few days to spare, you can economize by seeing the top ten attractions in Beijing City or doing the top 10 things. In that way, you can say that you have experienced Beijing City, even if your stay there lasts only for a few days or just the weekend. See
Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
 
 

Step 4: How to get from Beijing airport to your hotel
Now your attention is turned to the transfer from Beijing airport to your hotel in Beijing.
First, you should learn some basic information on Beijing Capital Airport. At present there are three terminals – T3, T2 and T1. Most of the international flights arrive at T3 and T2. T2 and T1 are connected by a corridor. T3 is a little far from both T2 and T1. There is a Free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Buses connecting T3, T2 and T1. T3 is the largest single terminal in the world. Please make sure at which terminal you are arriving or departing to avoid a wrong terminal. Detailed information about the terminals at Beijing Capital Airport. You can choose one of the following 4 transportations to go from Beijing airport to your downtown hotel.
Beijing Car Rental
Beijing Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Beijing Airport Taxi Service
Beijing Airport Express Train

Step 5: Schedule your travel in Beijing
Please find below my suggested travel plan for your reference:
1) Beijing in One Day:
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Badaling Great Wall ( or Mutianyu Great Wall )
2) Beijing in Two Days:
Day 01: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace, Beijing Opera
Day 02: Ming Tombs and Badaling Great Wall ( or Mutianyu Great Wall )
3) Beijing in Three Days:
Day 01: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace
Day 02: Ming Tombs and Badaling Great Wall ( or Mutianyu Great Wall )
Day 03: Hutongs, Lama Temple and Olympic Sites, Silk Market, Beijing Opera
4) Beijing in Four Days:
Day 01: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace
Day 02: Ming Tombs and Badaling Great Wall
Day 03: Hutongs, Lama Temple, Olypic Sites, Silk Market, Beijing Opera
Day 04: Beijing Capital Museum, Panda House, CCTV Headquaters Building, Grand Natioal Theatre, 798 Space
 
 
Step 6: Get around in Beijing
Generally speaking, getting around or out of town, is quite easy in Beijing. In the past 30 years, Beijing transportation has been improved gradually and greatly – widened roads, lengthened subway lines, more clean buses, more environmentally friendly taxis etc. But like any other metropolitan cities worldwide, you will hit a traffic snag in a peak hour. So try to avoid rush hours and well plan your airport transfer to keep from possible delay.
 

 

 
 
Step 7: Beijing Travel Tips
Traveling is also a way of learning. Beijing, of course, is a world of difference from your hometown. Having some empathy or putting yourself in “Beijing’s shoes” is highly recommended. So it is necessary to cram for some basic facts and travel tips about Beijing before starting your trip.

Visa Accommodations Customs
Climate Communicating Business Hours
Money Changing money Credit cards
Phony Money Radio and TV Publications
Telephone Post Office Medical Services
Electricty Water Laundry
Transportation Beijing Time Cheap flights to Beijing
Beijing Travel Advice

Note: Singaporeans don’t need a visa to visit China with a maximum period of15-day stay.

Whether you are a very independent traveler or a frequent travel agency users (there are pros and cons to this approach), when traveling Beijing, it is a great way to combine independent travel with private or group sight-seeing to make the most out of your Beijing trip since Beijing has too much history.
 

 
Beijing Travel Advice
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