A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Hebei vs. Guangxi

Should you visit Hebei or Guangxi?

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Hebei and Guangxi can help you decide which place is right for you.

Hebei

A northern province of China located near Beijing, Hebei is situated to the north of the Yellow River and to the east of the Taihang Mountains with parts touching the Yellow Sea to the east. It is best known for the Chengde Mountain Resort, the imperial summer residence of the Qing-dynasty emperors which features 18th-century palaces, gardens, and pagodas ringed by Buddhist temples.

Guangxi

An autonomous region in southern China, Guangxi is mainly known for its impressive landscapes - rivers, caves, and towering karst topography. The Li River winds through the province connecting Guilin and Yangshuo, Guangxi's most popular cities. Other attractions include waterfalls, beaches, rice terraces, and local culture.

Which city is cheaper, Guangxi or Hebei?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Hebei is $70, while the average daily cost in Guangxi is $50. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Hebei and Guangxi in more detail.




Accommodation

Double occupancy rooms typically run around $80 in Hebei For nicer amenities and a premiere location, you can expect to pay a bit more.

An average hotel room with basic furnishings costs about $30 in Guangxi For the most convenient locations and nicer amenities you can expect to pay a bit more.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Hebei $40
    Guangxi $15
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Hebei $80
    Guangxi $30


Food

The average traveler spends about $17 per day in Hebei for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.

Guangxi food costs typically run travelers around $20 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Hebei $17
    Guangxi $20


Local Transportation

Public transportation tends to be much less expensive in Hebei than paying for a taxi or private car service, as is expected. Typically, people spend $25 on transportation in Hebei on average per day.

To get around in Guangxi, the average visitor spends $26 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Hebei $25
    Guangxi $26

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Guangxi

Also for Guangxi, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • 4-Star Li-River Cruise boat ticket and River Wharf Transfer from Yangshuo hotel: $120
  • 4-Star Li-River Cruise boat ticket and River Wharf Transfer from Guilin hotel: $100
  • 3-Star Li-River Cruise boat ticket and River Wharf Transfer from Yangshuo hotel: $100
  • 3-Star Li-River Cruise boat ticket and River Wharf Transfer from Guilin hotel: $90


Entertainment

Sightseeing expenses in Hebei, including the cost of admission tickets for day tours, museums, and attractions, usually cost an average of $3.95 per day, per person.

In Guangxi, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $7.38 per person, per day.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Hebei $3.95
    Guangxi $7.38

Tours and Activities in Guangxi

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Guangxi.

  • 5-day Private Guilin Tour with Longji Rice Terraces Exploration: $530
  • Li River boat ticket (cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo): $58


Alcohol

Typically, people visiting Hebei spend on average $4.67 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.

Alcoholic beverages can often be a significant portion of a traveler's budget, and the costs can vary greatly from person to person. In Guangxi, the average amount that a visitor spends on alcoholic beverages per day is $7.18.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Hebei $4.67
    Guangxi $7.18



When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Hebei and Guangxi, we can see that Hebei is more expensive. And not only is Guangxi much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Guangxi would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Guangxi and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Hebei would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Hebei than you might in Guangxi.

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