About this tour
Duration: 4 Days (about 8:00-17:30)
Service: Air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop-off service from hotel.
Day 1 Beijing Arrival
We will pick you up at the airport or train station and then drop you off at your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Go Sightseeing in Beijing Downtown (lunch)
Pick you up from your hotel, then visit the Tian’anmen Square whose name literally means “Gate of Heavenly Peace” , which witnessed the foundation of the People’s Republic of China and several important events in Chinese history. Then visit the Forbidden City, which is located in the center of the city with more than 600 years-history. It is an example of ancient Chinese architecture.
Scenic spots: 1. The hall and the courtyard of supreme harmony, 2. The meridian gate, 3. the hall of supreme harmony, 4. the hall of complete harmony, 5. the hall of preserving harmony, 6. the huge of stone carving, 7. the hall of union, 8. the palace of earthly tranquility, 9. the imperial garden, etc.
Then visit Temple of Heaven, built about 600 years ago, which is a complex of religious buildings where the emperors came every winter solstice to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest.
Scenic spots: the hall of prayer for good harvest, the imperial vault of heaven, echo wall, the circular mound altar, etc.
In the evening, select a show you are interested in (Peking Opera or Acrobatic or Chinese Kongfu).
Day 3 Visit the Great Wall and Ming Tomb (lunch)
Pick up from your hotel, and then drive to Mutianyu or Badaling Great Wall (you can choose), Great Wall is one of the most magnificent sections of the Great Wall. Since the Great Wall has become a national icon of China, whoever come to China would visit it. As one of the greatest man-made wonders over the world, it was built as an ancient military defense project which was actually worked in the history. Cable car optional.
Scenic spots: Badaling fortress, beacon-towers, “looking-toward Beijing stone”, etc.
(You can choose Badaling or Mutianyu Great Wall according to your preference. No extra fees. )
After lunch, you will visit Dingling Tomb, which is the only tomb of the thirteen Ming Tombs to be excavated. Buried here are three individuals; Emperor Wan-li (died 1620), Empress Wang (died 1620), and another Empress Wang (died 1611). And then go to the Sacred Road. The road is guarded with stone statues on both sides by which the ancient emperors went to hold a memorial ceremony for the ancestors. On the way back to the downtown, you will have a short exterior visit of the Olympic Stadiums–Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. If you want to go inside, you have to buy the tickets.
Optional Dinner Quanjude Peking Duck Dinner (Cost: CNY 200 / USD $33 per person).
Day 4 Visit Summer Palace and Departure
Pick you up from your hotel, and then you will visit the Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. The mountains, waters and architecture together form picturesque scenes that are amazingly beautiful. UNESCO declared the Summer Palace “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design”.
Scenic spots: East palace gate, the hall of benevolence and longevity, hall of jade billows, the hall of joyful longevity, the covered walkway, the marble boat, etc.
In the afternoon, we will transfer you to Beijing airport or Beijing train station.
Optional Hotels + Breakfast
You can choose include following hotel options or choose Not include hotel.
|Star Rate||Hotel (3 nights including daily breakfast)||Single Supplement for 3 nights|
|5-Star||Beijing Prime Hotel or Beijing Capital Hotel||CNY 1425|
|4-Star||Beijing Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel||CNY 885|
|3-Star||Beijing Red Wall Hotel or King Parkview Hotel||CNY 687|
1. The price is based on two persons sharing one room. If you have odd number of travelers, you have two options: 1. one room will have three persons with an extra bed. 2. Pay single room supplement to have an extra room for the one person.
2. If you don’t like the above hotels, you can choose “Tour Only” price and book hotel by your own. more Beijing hotels.
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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