About this tour
Duration: 5 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
When you arrive at Beijing, our tour guide will meet you at the airport exit, and then transfer you to the hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Summer Palace and Mutianyu Great Wall
The guide will be waiting for you at hotel lobby at about 8 o’clock, and then drive directly to the Summer Palace. Summer Palace is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden, which is declared “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design” by UNESCO. It has a history of over 800 years old and originally was used as a summer residence for the royal family in Qing Dynasty. Afterwards, we will drive to the Olympic Stadiums – Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.
Then drive to Mutianyu Great Wall and have lunch at the foot of The Mutianyu Great Wall first.
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. When hiking on the wall, our tour guide will explain the history.
In addition,c able car or toboggan is available on the Great Wall. It is quite time-savings for you to take caber car or toboggan to get to the top of hill. CNY 100 per person optional.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Day 3 Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park and Temple of Heaven
Pick you up from hotel on departure time. Go through the Tian’anmen Square, which is the world’s largest city center square. It is not only a square, but also a witness of Chinese history. Then we will get to the Forbidden City, it’s the largest ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Explore 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 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!
Lunch Time nearby the Temple of Heaven.
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 the day is Temple of Heaven, 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 back to your hotel.
1. Passport is required when tourists visit Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square. Make sure that you take your passport with you.
2. Forbidden city is closed on every Monday(excepting Labor’s Day, National Day, Summer and Winter Vacation)
Day 4 Visit Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple and Beijing
Pick you up from hotel. The guide will be waiting for you at hotel lobby, and then our guide and driver will pick you up directly to the scenic spots.
Visit Beijing Hutong in the Shichahai Scenic Area, where you will enjoy Beijing old lanes by rickshaws and explore the traditional Chinese quadrangles to feel the local life.There is no doubt that a rickshaw is the best way to explore the hutongs as it will help you to stay away from the crowds of tourists. Sitting on rickshaws,see the traditional quadrangle passed by, imaging you are a local inhabitant live in Beijing,you may get more closer to the Chinese lifestyle, and feel Chinese culture in person. Stop in the quadrangle, you can also learn how to make Chinese dumplings from the locals. All in all, hutong is a cultural symbol of China. It witnesses the changes of the natives’ life in Beijing. You can experience the local culture and scenery of Beijing in hutong.
Lunch Time at Hutong.
Have lunch in ‘ Sui Ji Fu’ nearby the hutong.
Have a visit to Yonghegong Lama Temple, the world’s largest wooden sculpture of Buddha. The Yonghegong Lama Temple is the most colorful temple in Beijing with beautiful rooftops, stunning frescoes, tapestries, incredible carpentry and a great pair of Chinese lions. The halls of Yonghegong Lama Temple worshiped many Buddhist statues, Tangka (a kind of Tibetan painting) and precious relics. We will stay here for 1.5 hours. Afterwards, head to Beijing Zoo, where you can see the lovely giant pandas in Beijing.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Day 5 Departure
Departure by your own flight.
Free at leisure before your departure.
We will arrange the drop-off service according to your departure time. See off at the airport and depart by your flight.
Optional Hotels + Breakfast
You can choose include following hotel options or choose Not include hotel.
|Star Rate||Hotel (4 nights including daily breakfast)||Single Supplement for 4 nights|
|5-Star||Beijing Prime Hotel or Beijing Capital Hotel||CNY 1900|
|4-Star||Beijing Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel||CNY 1180|
|3-Star||Beijing Red Wall Hotel or King Parkview Hotel||CNY 916|
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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