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Q&A: 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Asked by ire** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Answer:

Tour Itinerary

private tour has one shopping every tour day

Day 1  Arrival Beijing by your own flight

When you arrive in Beijing, after you claim your luggage and custom, you will be met by tour guide in the arrival exit, our guide will hold a sign with your name, then we will transfer to your hotel. The hotels in our package are located in the central Beijing-the famous Wangfujing Street. It would be very convenient to walk around, go shopping, have meals and etc. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2  Beijing (B+L)

Today, we  will go to the Tian'anmen Square, where the most important national ceremonies are held, surrounded by many historical buildings. From the square, you can walk to the Forbidden City. Inside this imperial palace, we will explore its fascinating halls, pavilions with golden roofs and high red walls. After we exit the Forbidden City, we will enter another attraction Jingshan Park where we will see local Chinese residents taking exercise, singing or dancing, and we will climb the hill inside the park. When we reach the top of the hill, we will enjoy the bird view of the whole Forbidden City and Beijing central city, which is a highlight of today.

Then  go to Silk store. In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where ancient emperors came to worship the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Enjoy the Peking Acrobatic Show or Peking Opera or Kongfu show with basic seat in the evening.

Day 3  Beijing (B+L+D)

Today we will hike on the Badaling Great Wall or Mutianyu Great Wall, the most highlighted sight in Beijing. Please be prepared with your shoes since you will climb on the steps of the great wall. To reach the top of the great wall you can choose hike by foot or take the cable car(cable car ticket not included). As one of the seven wonders in the world, it will surely impress you. After lunch, we will visit Ming Tomb(Dingling) and Sacred Road, alone the sacred road there are many stone statues of people and animals on both sides. These are the loyal guarders of the royal graveyard. The Dingling Tomb is the only tomb that has been excavated among the 13 Ming Tombs.

Optional activity in evening:  Peking roasted duck dinner ($33)

Day 4  Beijing → Xi'an by flight (B+L)

We will visit the beautiful Summer Palace Summmer Palace0- the largest imperial garden in China. Walk along the elegant Promenade, see stone boat, visit Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill. Optional boating is available on the Kunming lake. Take afternoon flight to Xi'an.
Arrive in Xian in the same day. The local tour guide will meet you and our driver will transfer you  to your hotel.

Day 5  Xi'an (B, L)

In the morning, go to Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, which is the most important attraction in Xian, there are three excavated pits exhibiting amazing Qin dynasty warrior and horses figures.Then go to theBell Tower, the emblem of Xi'an city. At noon we will have lunch at a well-known restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Jianfu Temple. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty show in the evening.

Day 6  Xi'an → Guilin by flight (B, L)

Visit the Shaanxi History Museum, where you can learn more history about Xian through the cultural relics: bronze wares, jade, potteries, and murals from the Prehistory Period to the Qing Dynasty. Then visit Ancient City Wall. It was build in Tang Dynasty which survived through Chinese long history. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. You can walk or cycle on the ancient wall (bike rental fee is not included).
After visiting these spots, you will take flight to Guilin. Arrive in Guilin on the same day. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Guilin.

Day 7 Guilin → Yangshuo → Guilin (B, L)

Full day Li River Cruise to Yangshuo with lunch aboard and return to Guilin late in the afternoon. Be met at your hotel at 7:50 ~ 8:30am and transferred to Li River pier (Zhujiang pier) at 9:30am, and then take a cruise (4.5 hours) to Yangshuo with lunch aboard. Enjoy picturesque scenery along the Li River with green hills and clear waters. Disembark at Yangshuo in the afternoon and take a short exploration to the 1400-year-old town. Back to your hotel in Guilin after the tour.Elephant Trunk Hill2

Day 8  Guilin → Shanghai by flight (B, L)

In the morning, we drive to visit Reed Flute Cave, known as “the Palace of Natural Arts”, which holds a great number of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites in different shapes. Have lunch in a nice restaurant with Chinese dishes. Then head for the Elephant Trunk Hill, which is the landmark of Guilin, looks like a huge elephant drinking water from the river. After the tour, we will take you to the airport for your flight to Shanghai.  The local guide will pick you up at the airport in Shanghai and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 9  Shanghai (B, L)

Today, we visit Shanghai Museum treasured with ancient art works of China, including bronze ware, chinaware, paintings and calligraphy. Then we tour the Yuyuan Garden, a famous garden in the south China. The symbol of Yuyuan Garden is the Nine Zigzag Bridge built of granite and grass-white jade and the quaint, elegant mid-lake pavilion. After that, we go to Jade Buddha Temple.
Afternoon we visit the Bund, where you can see the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower across the river, a good place to take pictures of Shanghai. After that we will walk to Nanjing Road, and then visit an old street in Shanghai. At last, we will go back to hotel.

Day 10  Shanghai Departure by your own flight

Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination.

with 4 stars hotel, you have 6 person, the price should be 11800cny about 1710usd.

if you book  now, can give a 5% discount off.

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
 Pick up and drop-off between airport & hotel  Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
 Air-conditioned car, van or bus. Click here for vehicle mode.  Visa Fees.
 Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.  Personal Expenses.
 English-speaking tour guide.  Coming and departing international or domestic flights.
 Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch.  cable car at Great Wall side in Beijing
 Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary.  Tips for the guide and driver according to their service.

Asked by MAR** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Answer:
Asked by Selv** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Some private customize... 1day follow your sic,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Pls help your price for below :,Jan 2. Arrive Beijing Eta : 17.20 by KA992,Need transfer Pick up from airport with driver only . 4 adult 4 luggage,Our accomodation : local apartment 00135810,Huyuan north street, xincheng district , xidan,Jan 3. Beijing 4 adult,Follow your seat in coach beijing city tour: tiananmen,forbidden city,summer palace,temple of heaven,Jan 4. Beijing 4 adult,Hire 1 coach with driver only for 10 hour use,Great wall mutianyu, skiing place near mutianyu area,Exclude tourist object and meals,Jan 6. Beijing depart 4 adult + 4 luggage,Need transfer Pick up 06.00 ...from local apartment 00135810, xidan Transfer to Beijing South Railway st,Jan 7. Arrive hangzhou 4adult + 4luggage,Hire 1 coach with driver and bahasa local guide if possible (10hrs use) price include tourist object as mention,West lake cruise include boat, yue fei temple, song dynasty show standart seat,Hangzhou accomodation : westlake 7 services apartemen xihu,Jan 8. Hangzhou to Shanghai 4 adult + 4luggage,Only with driver . No need local guide hire coach 10hrs,Proceed to shanghai. Visit ifc mall, tv tower, tianzifang. Big starbuck reserve,Sha accomodation : New Harbour Services Apartment, people square , south bund huangpu,Jan 9 sha depart 4adult + 4luggage,Need transfer pick up 06.00 from New Harbour Services Apartment, people square , south bund huangpu to PVG airpot. Etd 09.35 CX365,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:,Need 4 ticket bullet train 2nd class Bjs to Hgh . Depart from Bjs st on 08.00
Answer:
Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, and please take a look my answer below in blue.

Jan 2. Arrive Beijing Eta : 17.20 by KA992
Need transfer Pick up from airport with driver only . 4 adult 4 luggage
Our accomodation : local apartment 00135810
Huyuan north street, xincheng district , xidan

--We can arrange 7 seats van, and the pickup service fee is 450CNY about 65USD per ride.

Jan 3. Beijing 4 adult
Follow your seat in coach beijing city tour: tiananmen,forbidden city,summer palace,temple of heaven
--No Tiananmen Square, and the tour fee is 350CNY about 51USD per person, and there are 2 shopping stops.

Jan 4. Beijing 4 adult
Hire 1 coach with driver only for 10 hour use
Great wall mutianyu, skiing place near mutianyu area
Exclude tourist object and meals
--There is a ski resort near Badaling Great Wall, and the rental is 1700CNY about 250USD per day.

Jan 6. Beijing depart 4 adult + 4 luggage
Need transfer Pick up 06.00 ...from local apartment 00135810, xidan Transfer to Beijing South Railway st
--We can arrange 7 seats van, and the pickup service fee is 450CNY about 65USD per ride.

Jan 7. Arrive hangzhou 4adult + 4luggage
Hire 1 coach with driver and bahasa local guide if possible (10hrs use) price include tourist object as mention.
West lake cruise include boat, yue fei temple, song dynasty show standart seat
Hangzhou accomodation : westlake 7 services apartemen xihu
--Sorry, your train arrival time is around 12:38, so we cannot arrange the van to service for you until the night 22:30, and I can arrange pickup service from the train station to your hotel, and then take you visit West Lake and Yuefei Temple, and then enjoy Song Dynasty show with standard seat, and the total fee is 1500CNY about 221USD.

Jan 8. Hangzhou to Shanghai 4 adult + 4luggage
Only with driver . No need local guide hire coach 10hrs
Proceed to shanghai. Visit ifc mall, tv tower, tianzifang. Big starbuck reserve
Sha accomodation : New Harbour Services Apartment, people square , south bund huangpu
--Sorry, Hangzhou driver cannot take you to Shanghai and take you to visit the sightseeing, and I suggest you to take bullet train back to Shanghai and then Shanghai local driver will pick you up from the train station and take you to visit sightseeing.

Jan 9 sha depart 4adult + 4luggage
Need transfer pick up 06.00 from New Harbour Services Apartment, people square , south bund huangpu to PVG airpot. Etd 09.35 CX365
--The transfer service fee is charged 500CNY about 74USD per ride with 7 seats van.

Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Need 4 ticket bullet train 2nd class Bjs to Hgh . Depart from Bjs st on 08.00

--Do you mean from Beijing to Hangzhou by bullet train G19 8:00-12:38 with second class seat? If so, the ticket fee is 602CNY about 88USD per person.

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Asked by bob** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? we are open,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,We are arriving around 09:45. We have something around lunch which i have to take care off may be for one hour max i need a break. Sunday whole day we are free. We would like to cover the following. Great wall, forbidden city, temple of heavens, summer gardens and if possible tiananmen square. We are two guys. Please suggest we can join your group in case you have other clients for these days and if not how much it will cost us to cover these places.
Answer:
Hello Bobby,
Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, and you will arrive in Beijing on Nov 23, so you can take 2 days tour on Nov 24 and Nov 25, right?
 
Do you need airport pickup service?
 
For 2 days Beijing tour, please choose the tour type according to your budget.
 
Option 1: 2 days group tour, and the tour fee is 590CNY about 86USD per person, and there are 2 shopping stops every day.
Option 2: 2 days private tour, and the tour fee is 1380CNY about 200USD per person, and there is one shopping stop every day.
Option 3:2 days no shopping private tour, and the tour fee is 1820CNY about 264USD per person.
 
Itinerary:

Day 1  Visit Great Wall and Ming Tomb (lunch)

1. Pick you up from hotel at departure time, then drive 1.5 hours to the famous Great Wall.(You can choose go to Badaling or Mutianyu section), VIP access entrance and go hiking on the Great Wall for 2-3 hours.
 Optional Cable Car  you can choose hike the wall or take a cable car to the top of the wall.

Visit scenic spots: Geat Wall fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward beijing stone", etc.

2. Driving (30minutes) to restaurant nearby the Ming Tombs and having typical Chinese lunch (60 minutes).

3. Driving (20minutes) to the Ming Tombs, the best preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history, and visiting Changling, the largest one, Emperor Yongle's Tomb (about 1 hours).
Visit scenic spots: 1.ling en gate, 2.ling en palace, 3.soul tower, 4.the great red gate, 5.the stele pavilion, etc.

4. After the tour, we will drive you back to your hotel.
 Optional Evening Show  Peking Opera ShowAcrobatic Show or Kongfu ShowGolden Mask Dynasty Show.

Day 2  Visit Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace  (lunch)

1. Pick you up from hotel on departure time, and then drive to the Forbidden CityVIP access to the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history . Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for about 2 hours.
Visit 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.
 GPS Audio Guide: Badaling Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven Install App or bookmark our website on your phone browser to enjoy.

2. Then drive (30 minutes) to the Temple of Heaven, the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world. Visit it for about 1 hour.
Visit scenic spots: 1. the hall of prayer for good harvest, 2. red stairway bridge, 3. the imperial vault of heaven, 4. echo wall, 5. triple sound stone, 6. the circular mound altar, etc.

3. Have Chinese lunch (40minutes) in our selected Restaurant.

4. Drive (40 minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. Visit it for about 1.5 hours.
Visit scenic spots: 1. East palace gate, 2. the hall of benevolence and longevity, 3. hall of jade billows, 4. the hall of joyful longevity, 5. the covered walkway, 6. the marble boat, etc.

5. After the tour, we will drive you back to your hotel.

Price Includes: Price Excludes:
 Pick-up and drop-off from your downtown hotel.  Optional Tips for the tour guide.
 Air-conditioned car, van or bus.  Optional Cable car fee - to the top of Great Wall.
 Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.  Transfer from(to) airport or hotels in airport or remote area.
 Chinese lunch with drink.  
 English-speaking tour guide. (other language available at extra cost for private tour)  

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Asked by Struthe** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Can you pick up from Tianjin cruise terminal we will be docked there,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Answer:

Thank you for sending email to Chinatour.Net

Yes, we can pick you up fromTianjincruise terminal. What is your arrival date and tour date? After the tour, you will be back toTianjinPortorBeijingCapitalAirport?

Asked by Katheri** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Grupo tour forbidden city Tiananmen sq and summer palace - I want to make the reservations and pay cash ,Can you book me? I’m staying at the regent hotel,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Answer:

Thanks for your inquiry,

Yes,you could pay cash,the quotation is Group Tour (small group bus tour), : $51 (350CNY) per person

And your hotel is within our pick up area.

Besides,can you please tell me your passport number?We need it to book the Forbidden city entrance tickets for you.

If you confirm to book this tour,I’ll send you the confirmation letter.

Asked by Federi** Date Added:
Question: Hello,is it a Non shopping tour right? Thanks
Answer:

Thanks for your inquiry,

This tour: 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.

https://chinatour.net/1-day-tour-forbidden-city-temple-of-heaven-summer-palace.html

*This is the shopping tour,there are 1-2 shopping stores.

Tea,silk,or jade.

For the quotation:

Private Tour (you are 1 person), : $147 (1,000CNY) per person

 

If you want the no shopping tour:

Here is the link: http://chinatour.net/deluxe-day-tour-forbidden-city-temple-of-heaven-summer-palace.html

For the quotation:

Private Tour (you are 1 person), : $191 (1,300CNY) per person

Fees include:

  1. Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel.
  2. Air-conditioned car, van or bus.
  3. Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
  4. English-speaking tour guide.
  5. Typical Chinese lunch.

Fees exclude:

  1. Tips for tour guide.
  2. This tour excludes hotel accommodation in Beijing.

 

So which one do you prefer?

Asked by Meherunni** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? I prefer group tour,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us, probably I will stay at Novotel near forbidden city
Answer:

Thanks for your inquiry,

Here is the quotation of 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace:

Group Tour (small group bus tour), : $51 (350CNY) per person

Fees include:

  1. Pick-up and drop-off from Downtown hotel.
  2. Air-conditioned car, van or bus.
  3. Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
  4. English-speaking tour guide. (other language available at extra cost for private tour)
  5. Typical Chinese lunch.
  6. 2 shopping stores(jade,pearl,tea or silk,each store 40 minutes,but no force to buy,you just need to stay there and have a look)

Fees exclude:

  1. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
  2. Transfer from(to) airport or hotels in airport or remote area.

 

For the payment,you could pay by cash when you arrive or pay in advance by credit card or paypal in advance.Which one do you prefer?

 

Is this ok for you?

Asked by ** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Hello. As all pick up time ist between 7-8 and I am only 1 person travelling so airport pick up is not possible, I would like to ask if there is a possibility to pick me up for example at the main train station if I take airport shuttle to the city center. Thank you,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:
Answer:
Asked by Pud** Date Added:
Question: I wonder if we, as a group of 8, can have customize private tour of Forbidden City and Summer Palace, please? The reason is because have very limited time in Beijing. We will be arriving on Fri, 19 at 11.45 PM (close to midnight). So, by the time we get to our accommodation, it would probably be around 1.30 AM on Sat 20,So, we could not join the tour at 7.30 am, it's too early. Is it possible if you could arrange the tour for our group starting at 09.00? And we need to get back to our hotel by 04.00 PM (16.00 hrs). Therefore, we would just visit Forbidden City and Summer Palace,Please advise if this could be arranged,Thank you so much
Answer:

Hello,

According to your time schedule, we can arrange a Private Tour for you to visit the Forbidden City and Summer Palance on October 20th and charge 530CNY ($78) Per Person with Private Vehicle, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee and lunch, no shopping stop guaranteed.

 

Please have a look and tell us if you have any questions about the tour.

 

Asked by vishwana** Date Added:
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? private,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Arriving from Shanghai around 11.30 AM by HSR on Sunday 21/10/2018. Tour should start from Station pick up. Cover Tiananmen square, Forbidden city and optional beijing opera and drop at Hotel. Next day i.e 22/10/2018 Monday tour to GW Mutianyu with cable car + summer palace and drop at railway station to catch train back to Shanghai,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if yes please tell us:,Please suggest Hotel with triple occupancy one room with best price 3 star
Answer:
 
Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, please check the itinerary and no shopping price below.
 
on Sunday 21/10/2018. one way transfer from train station to hotel, visit Tiananmen square, Forbidden city. and optional beijing opera and drop at Hotel.

on Monday 22/10/2018. Mutianyu with cable car + summer palace and drop at railway station to catch train back to Shanghai.

No Shopping Private tour, you have 3 persons, : $276 (1,880CNY) Per Person*3=$828(5,640CNY)

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
 Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in Beijing downtown and Railway Station.  Tips for the tour guide.
 Air-conditioned car, van or bus.  Transfer from(to) airport or hotels in airport area.
 Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.  The tour excludes hotel. To book a hotel in Beijing.
 English-speaking tour guide.  
 Typical Chinese lunch. Cable car fee.  

For 3 star hotel, we suggest the Beijing King Parkview Hotel, which is located in the city center and have good reviews, please take a look.


Please consider and reply me, thanks.

Asked by Jam** Date Added:
Question: Hello,I am looknig for a private tour for 2 people. We would like to see the Summer Palace and Forbidden City. If there's time, we would also like to see Tiananmen Square,I see that you offer this tour for $105/person. However, we do not have that much time. Is it possible to do a similar tour that is shorter? Maybe 7am to 2pm? If so, how much would it cost on October 28? Thank you for your time.
Answer:
Hello,
 
 
According to your time schedule, you just have time to visit the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven if possible, and no time for lunch or the shopping stop included in the tour package, so we can only arrange a customized Private Tour for you to visit the Forbidden City and Temple of heave with downtown hotel transfer, English speaking tour guide and entrance fee and charge 880CNY ($130) Per Person
 
 
You may let us know if you need
 
 
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