A Bird's Eye View of Forbidden City at Jingshan Park
Giant Panda in Beijing Zoo
Temple of Heaven
The Great Wall
Wanshou Hill in Summer Palace
Duration: 6 Days. Tour Type: Private tour. Departure: Everyday. Hotel: Included for 5 nights. Special Gift: Evening show (Kongfu, Acrobatic or Peking opera)
Pick you up from the airport or train station, and then transfer you to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Pick you up from your hotel, and then visit Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City, which are located in the center of the city.
The Tian’anmen Square was once the largest city square 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.
The Forbidden City was built 600 years ago and has played an important role in Chinese history. It was the imperial palace of Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty from Emperor Yongle. This palace is an example of ancient Chinese architecture.
Scenic spots: Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Central Harmony, Hall of Preserving Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Union, Palace of Earthly Tranquility, Imperial Garden, etc.
After lunch, you will visit Temple of Heaven, is a complex of religious buildings where the emperors came every winter solstice to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest. Built about 600 years ago, it is the most holy imperial temple in Beijing.
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 program you are interested from the three evening shows (Peking Opera, Acrobatic or Chinese Kongfu).
Note: Passport is required when tourists visit Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square. Make sure that you take your passport with you. The Forbidden City is not available on Monday.
Pick you up from your hotel, and then drive to Badaling Great Wall or Mutianyu Great Wall, which takes about 1.5h to get there. Cable car optional. ( Badaling Great Wall can be changed to Mutianyu Great Wall according to your preference. No extra fee is charged.)
Since the Great Wall has become a national icon of China, whoever come to China would visit it. It is 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.
Scenic spots: the fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward Beijing stone", etc.
After lunch, you will visit Changling Tomb. Changling Tomb is the tomb of Emperor Zhudi, known as Yongle (1360-1420), and his empress Xushi. Yongle was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty. Construction of his tomb began in 1409 and was completed in 1427. Changling Tomb, built the earliest among the 13 Ming Mausoleums, is the largest and most magnificent as well as the best-preserved one.
Scenic spots: Ling'en Gate, Ling'en Palace,Soul Tower, The great red gate, the stele pavilion, etc.
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 tickets.
Optional: Quanjude Peking Duck dinner (cost: 200CNY or 33USD p.p).
Pick you up from your hotel, and then visit Jingshan Park, where you can have a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City. Then you will visit Nanluoguxiang Alley and Hutong. You will visit the Beijing old lanes by rickshaws and explore the traditional Chinese quadrangles to get to know local life. After that, you will visit Beihai Park. Drop you off at your hotel after the tour.
Pick up from your hotel, and then you will visit Yonghegong Lama Temple,which has been active since it was converted to Buddhism temple from the residence of the crown price Yinzhen who later became Emperor Yong Zheng, the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty. Then, you will see the lovely giant pandas in Panda's House of Beijing Zoo. After that, you will go sightseeing at the most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden- Summer Palace. Drop you off at your hotel after the tour.
After your wonderful trip in Beijing, prepare to your next destination, and we will assist you to the airport according to your departure flight time.
Note: 1. The tour price is charged according to the basis of two persons sharing one room. If it is odd number of travelers, then the third person will share the same room with the other two with an extra bed. If he/she wants to take one room alone, single room supplement will be charged.
2. If you don’t want to stay in the above hotels, you may choose another hotel on our webpage. Inform us and we will customize the tour price according to different hotels.Click here to check other hotels. 3. If you want to extend your stay in Beijing after the tour finished, inform us and we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer
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