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is 3 days enough in beijing

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is 3 days enough in beijing

hello everyone,can anyone advise me ,is 3 nights enough in beijing,i want to visit the great wall ,have a tour,and shop,is it better to shop in beijing or hong kong

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1. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

3 days is ok but 4 to 5 days is better.

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2. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

3 days is barely enough. 4 days is better.

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3. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

Depends on exactly what you want to do. You can certainly go shopping one day, and to the Great Wall on another - but one day to 'tour' Beijing itself will seriously limit your sightseeing options. Generally, I would recommend a minimum of 3 full days just to see the city's attractions.

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4. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

Which is your priority in Beijing, sightseeing or shopping? Three days just for sightseeing is ok. One more day is necessary if you want to do some shopping. Both Hong Kong and Beijing are good places for shopping.

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5. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

I echo others they give v good advice. 4 days is better so you can fit shopping as well.

Have a look at my trip report where I crammed a lot in a day.

travelpod.com/travel-blog/smittee/1/tpod.html

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6. Re: is 3 days enough in beijing

I also agree with the others, 3 nights isn't ideal and I can't see how you could cover everything in 2 days but it's up to you, I would start on the itinerary as it will give you an idea on time frames.

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