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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.

Please note that Tian'anmen Square is only included in the private tour, not included in the coach tour.

Then, we will visit the  Forbidden City, 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 along the central axis from south to north for about 2.5 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.

The Temple of Heaven, is about 30 minutes' drive from the downtown. It is the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world. Visit it for about 1.5 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 Taiyichun Restaurant.

It's about 40 minutes' drive 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.

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel. 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 area.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
English-speaking tour guide.
Typical Chinese lunch.
Children:
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 Deluxe No-shopping 1 Day Tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.

Note:
1.Passport is required to visit Forbidden City,please offer your full names and passport number to reserve the entrance ticket of the Forbidden city.
2.Forbidden city is closed on every Monday(excepting Labor's Day, National Day, Summer and Winter Vacation).
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), : $35 (240CNY)
Private Tour (you are 1 person), : $121 (820CNY)
Private Tour (you are 2 persons), : $82 (560CNY)
Private Tour (you have 3 people), : $74 (500CNY)
Private Tour (you have 4 people), : $66 (450CNY)
Private Tour (you have 5 people), : $60 (410CNY)
Private Tour (you have 6 people), : $56 (380CNY)
Private Tour (you have 7~10 people), : $51 (350CNY)
Private Tour (you have more than 10 people), : $47 (320CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Evening: Beijing Opera Show, : +$32 (220CNY)
Evening: Chinese Acrobatic Show, : +$32 (220CNY)
Evening: Chinese Kongfu Show, : +$32 (220CNY)
Evening: Golden Mask Dynasty Show, : +$38 (260CNY)
Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), : +$18 (125CNY)
Dinner: Peking Roasted Duck (Quanjude Restaurant), : +$35 (240CNY)

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

Customer Reviews: Rating: 4.52 of 5 Star, base on 62 reviews Write a Review
Click for Review DetailsA big "hooray" for our tour guide DAVID JIANG who not only made our 2 day tour fun but was able to engage us with so much information in all places we visited. I work in China and invited my family to visit Beijing. We took this tour along with the Greatwall/Mingtomb/Olympics on October 14-15. From the time .. More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
Click for Review DetailsWe have 3 people booked 2 tour on 25/3/2016 1 Day Tour (Great Wall and Ming Tomb) and on 26/3/2016 1 Day Tour (Forbiddeen City, Temple of heaven and Summer Place). However, tour guide did not pick-up us on 25/3, not explain what happen as well as not say "sorry"! We waited from 7:30am till 10:00am but not thi.. More
Rating: 3 of 5 Stars! [3 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
Click for Review DetailsI booked the tour so late and i didnt expect to catch the tour, but i was surprised that they called me At 7 am in the morning and asked me to join the tour. I was so happy. The car was so good, not so many tourists only three of us. The tour guide was very nice and speak english well. It was nice to join chi.. More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
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Question and Answers: Totally 249 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: We would like a private tour. We will arrive on board Celebrity Millennium to Tianjin Port on March 28th, on this day we have a shore excursion to the Great Wall. On march 29th. we want to spend the day in Beijing and see the highlights Forbbiden City, Temple of Heaven, etc. and go back to the ship at night,Is it possi more..
Answer asked by Ana, 02/21/2017
Hello, According to your request, we can arrange a Private Tour for you to visit the City. Tour Date: March 29th, 2017 Number of person: 6 Arrive in Beijing South Station in the morning. our tour guide will meet you at the station, and take you to have a day tour to visit the For more..
Question: I want to book this tour for Tuesday 17th Jan 2017. I want the coach tour. Will the tour be available on this date? more..
Answer asked by Darwin, 12/22/2016
Dear Darwin, Thanks for your email to us, and we can confirm this one day city coach tour for you on Jan 17th, and the tour fee is 240CNY about 38USD, and you can pay the tour fee in cash or by credit card in advance.   Please let me know your hotel name and phone number, and then I will send the confirmation to y more..
Question: Hi, I am interested in this tour. I want to avail this on 18th October. Can you please specify the booking procedure and payment method? I will prefer coach tour,I am staying at Kopak Hotel near city center. Is there any pick up service from there? Your more..
View Answer asked by Saumik, 10/10/2016
Hello, Here is the tour package you preferred, please have a look. 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace Coach Tour (small group bus tour), : $37 (240CNY) Per Person Tour Package: http://chinatour.net/1-day-tour-forbidden-city-temple-of-heaven-summer-palace. more..
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