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Tour Overview

Duration: 1 Day (Starts from 7:30-8:00 am, finishes around 5:00-6:00 pm).
Tour Type: Private Tour or Small Group Tour (6-10 persons)
Departure: Everyday except Monday.

Tour Itinerary

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, and then, drive to Tian'anmen Square, one of the largest city squares in the world. Its name literally means “Gate of Heavenly Peace”. The square witnessed the foundation of the People’s Republic of China and several important events in Chinese history.

Pass through the big gate with Chairman mao's Portrait, we will visit the Forbidden City, we have VIP access to enter to the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history .This palace is an example of ancient Chinese architecture.( Visit the Forbidden City 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.

After Forbidden City, we drive to The Temple of Heaven. It is 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.

Have Chinese lunch in our selected Restaurant.

After lunch we drive about 40 minutes to Summer Palace, it is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden, which UNESCO declared the Summer Palace “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design". Visit it for about 1-1.5 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.

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

Optional Evening Show  Peking Opera Show, Acrobatic Show or Kongfu Show.

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in downtown Beijing. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
Air-conditioned car, van or bus. Click here for vehicle mode.  Transfer from(to) airport or hotels in airport or remote area.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
English-speaking tour guide. (other language available at extra cost for private tour)
Typical Chinese lunch.
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.

For Coach Tour:
-Our small group tour is composed of 6-10 tourists picked up from different hotels.
-Suitable for tourists who have limited budget and would like to travel with others from different countries.
-Two shopping stops: one pearl shop is arranged at noon, one silk shop is added in the end of the tour.

For Private Tour:
- More flexible and time saving. No need to wait for other tourists from different hotel, no need to travel with strangers.
- Allow you to customize your own tour itinerary. A designated car and a private tour guide will be at your service.
-One shopping stop for private tour: Silk.

For No-shopping Tour:
The same itinerary and no shopping stop guaranteed. Please check No-shopping 1 Day Tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace .

1.Passport is required to visit Forbidden City, please privde your full names and passport number to reserve the VIP entrance ticket of the Forbidden city.
2.Forbidden city is closed on every Monday (excepting Labor's Day, National Day, Summer and Winter Vacations).
How to Book?
1. You can book online and pay cash to tour guide, just inform us your hotel in Beijing, we will send you confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Beijing, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour to inform pick-up time in the next morning.
Price per person Inquiry or
Coach Tour (small group bus tour), : $45 (290CNY)
Private Tour (you are 1 person), : $152 (970CNY)
Private Tour (you are 2 persons), : $103 (660CNY)
Private Tour (you have 3 people), : $88 (560CNY)
Private Tour (you have 4 people), : $75 (480CNY)
Private Tour (you have 5 people), : $67 (430CNY)
Private Tour (you have 6 people), : $59 (380CNY)
Private Tour (you have 7~10 people), : $55 (350CNY)
Private Tour (you have more than 10 people), : $50 (320CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Evening: Beijing Opera Show, : +$34 (220CNY)
Evening: Chinese Acrobatic Show, : +$34 (220CNY)
Evening: Chinese Kongfu Show, : +$34 (220CNY)
Evening: Golden Mask Dynasty Show, : +$66 (420CNY)
Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), : +$20 (125CNY)
Dinner: Peking Roasted Duck (Quanjude Restaurant), : +$47 (300CNY)

Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer

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Click for Review DetailsWhen you seeing my mustache,you feel amusing,no doubt,it is a kind of beauty.Because on the background of the Temple of Heaven,Summer Palace.Bai is abie to speak English,Japanese,Chinese.This man is humor、knowledegeable.Thank you Bai,thank you China tour. Net... More
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Click for Review DetailsOur tour guide Jack made the tour a memorable event with knowledge each place. Especially the historical details explained before the visit to each venue added to our appreciation of different features. Highly recommended. KG Tulsi.. More
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Question and Answers: Totally 274 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: bus or private,pick up international Beijing Airport 10.30 (Arrival 8.30),visit the forbidden city 2 hours (Can I leave my baggage in the car?),At 5.00 pm i must be at the Railway Station South more..
Answer asked by HANS, 10/11/2017
Dear HANS GEORG ALTMEYER, Thanks for your inquiry, Because you have airport service,so we could only arrange you the private tour which is more flexible.The coach tour starts at you couldn’t catch it. For 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, You could click the link for the tour more..
Question: Can you arrange the following itinerary for us in Beijing:,Nov 10: Transport 5 adults with luggage from the airport to hotel (we already have hotel reservation in Chaoyang District),Nov 11: Your small group coach tour for Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace - for three adults,Will there be enough time fo more..
Answer asked by Barry, 09/26/2017
Dear Barry Ashar, Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net Please have a look at the price of your tour:   Nov 10: Transport 5 adults with luggage from the airport to hotel (we already have hotel reservation in Chaoyang District) --450CNY(69USD) per ride, 15-seat van. Nov 11: Your small group coach tour for F more..
Question: Would like to book at least a 1 (possibly 2) day tour of Beijing not sure which one to do, hoping to see some of the following, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven Summer Palace, Bell and Drum Tower, 798 Art Zone. We will be staying at Michael's House in the Haidan District, does your guide pick up there? ,Do you need more..
View Answer asked by Cathy, 08/23/2017
Dear Cathy, Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with   I just read your email and request, and I have three options for you.   1, you can take a one day no shopping private tour, and we can arrange the Forbidden city, Temple of heaven, Summer Palace, Bell&dram tower and 798 Arts, and the tour more..
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