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

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.
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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.

Tour Map (Beijing Hotels Pickup Area)

Optional Evening Show  Peking Opera Show, Acrobatic Show or Kongfu Show, Golden Mask Dynasty Show.

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Pick-up and drop-off from Downtown hotel. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
Air-conditioned car, van or bus.  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.  
Children:
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.

How to Choose Tour Type?

Affordable Group Tour
- Our small group tour is composed of 6-10 tourists picked up from different hotels.
- Suitable for tourists with limited budget and who would like to travel with others from different countries.
Two shopping stops for group tour: 1. pearl shop is arranged at noon 2. tea ceremony in the end of the tour.
Best Value Private Tour
- More flexible and time saving. No need to wait for other tourists from different hotels.
- Possible to be customized for your own itinerary. A private tour guide and car will be at your service.
One shopping stop for private tour: 1. silk.
Top Rated Noshop Private Tour
For the best quality tour, please book No-shopping 1 Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace .
Note:
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.

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Our 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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Reply :    Hello,     As per your request, we can arrange a private tour for you to pick you up from the airport, visit the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, then dropoff at hotel. But please Note that if your flight land in Beijing at 8am, then need around 1.5 hours for immigra
Reply :    Hello, Here is the tour package you preferred, please have a look. 1 Day tour: Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace Group Tour: 350CNY ($52) Per Person Tour Package: https://chinatour.net/1-day-tour-forbidden-city-temple-of-heaven-summer-palace.html For the day tours,
Reply :    Hello,     If you arrive in Beijing at 2.30pm,  then takes around 1.5 hours for checking out, then another hour 1 downtown, then it's around 5pm, the Forbidden City stopped entrance at 4pm, so you cannot catch it    
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