About this tour
Duration: 2 Days (about 8:00-17:30)
Sightseeing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Jingshan Park.
Service: Air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop-off service from hotel.
Day 1 Summer Palace and Mutianyu Great Wall
Pick you up from your hotel in the morning. The guide will wait for you at hotel lobby, and then drive you directly to the scenic spots. Located about 20 kilometers northwest of the city center, Summer Palace is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden, which is declared “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design” by UNESCO. Summer Palace has a history of over 800 years old and originally was used as a summer residence for the royal family in Qing Dynasty. It has an area of 3.4 square kilometers, three-fourths of which is covered with shallow lakes.
Afterwards, we will drive to the Olympic Stadiums– Bird’s Nest and Water Cube(outside view).
Drive to the Great wall, and have a traditional Chinese lunch at You Shun Ju Restaurant. It’s about 1.5 hours’ driving.
In the afternoon, we will visit the magnificent Great Wall, which is one of the greatest man-made project in the world. Mutianyu section is the most beautiful section of the Great Wall. As one of the best-preserved stretches of the Great Wall of China, the Mutianyu section used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs.
When hiking on the wall ,our tour guide will explain the history patiently as well,the wonderful time passed quickly!
Meanwhile, cable car or Toboggan is available for getting on the wall from the foot of the hill. You can take it to the peak,and overlook the whole scenary from the hill top.I believe that you must be fascinated by the Great Wall ,magnificent and amazing!
The price of the cable car or Toboggan for round trip is 100 CNY, per person.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Day 2 Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 8 o’clock. And drive to the Tiananmen Square. Go through the Tian’anmen Square, which is the world’s largest city center square. However is not only a square, but also a witness of Chinese history. Then we will get to The Forbidden City, it’s also the largest ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Exploring its fascinating halls, pavilions with golden roofs and high red walls,wandering along the Imperial Palace axis to appreciate the typical Chinese architecture, the most essential is that we will lead you to the Imperial Palace East West Palace to get more interesting stories about the concubine life! Walk to Jingshan Park. We will climb the hill inside the park,when reach the top of the hill, the whole Forbidden City and Beijing central city is like a beautiful painting come to your sight, its unforgettable!
Drive to the Temple of Heaven. Have a rest and enjoy your lunch at Dawanju, a restaurant with Chinese characteristics. Most of all, the dishes here are quite nice.
The last stop of this day is Temple of Heaven, it is the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world. We will visit the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, and Circular Mound Altar of Heaven. Visit it for about 2.5 hours.
Transfer you back to your hotel after the tour.
Air-conditioned vehicle (car, van or bus) with experienced drivers.
English-speaking tour guide.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
Typical Chinese lunch with drinks.
Cable car or toboggan. (CNY 100 per person round-trip)
Gratuities to the tour guide and driver.
Good to know
This tour is private no-shopping tour. Only you and your friends or family join the tour; no other tourists. No shopping stops or factories.
The tour itinerary can be adjusted according to your preference. Inform us in advance and we will customize the tour for you.
Our tour guide will call you to inform you the exact pick-up time at about 8:00 pm before the tour day. Or leave a message at your hotel if you are not available.
If there are any questions or problems before, during and after the tour, please contact us as soon as possible. Our tour operators will be at your service all the time.
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