From January 1, 2013, Beijing offers 72-hour visa-free transit for foreign visitors with third-country visas and transit at Beijing.

Beijing offers 72-hour visa-free transit for foreign visitors with third-country visas and transit at Beijing.

Foreign visitors, who hold passports issued by the countries on the 72-hour Visa-free Transit Policy List and stay in Beijing for transit for up to 72 hours, could apply for a visa-free transit stay in China at the immigration inspection authority at Beijing Capital International Airport. This policy is only applicable for foreign visitors who enter into, stay in and leave from Beijing.

According to the regulations of Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China, foreign visitors who meet ALL the following requirements could apply for the visa-free transit:

Holding passports issued by the following listed 51 countries,
Holding valid international travel documents,
Qualified for the entry requirements of their third destination country,
Holding valid airline tickets with 72-hour validation and making transit through Beijing Capital International Airport to the third country

72-hour Visa-free Transit Policy is valid for passport holders from the following countries:

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia , Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar

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Mutianyu Greatwall Layover Tour

Mutianyu Great Wall - located in Northeast of Bejing, 70 km from downtown Beijing. The Mutianyu Great Wall is less crowded than Badaling,and more naturally,original .   It is a green section of the great wall in Beijing with vegetation, green pines and cypresses covering 90 per cent of the section.

Open 365 days a year

April to October:7:00-18:00

November to March:7:30-17:30


Cable Car Round Trip :US$16 per person


Picking you up from the airport ,driving almost 2hours to the Mutianyu Greatwall ,spending almost 2hours on the Greatwall .then having lunch at the mountain foot .Finish the tour driving back to the airport.

Please contact one of our travel consultants for the most detailed quotation. We ensure the BEST price.