This tour would like to bring you the histories of the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. First of all, they all lived in the Forbidden City. In the Ming Dynasty, in view of the fact that the Great Wall is the border, the fight with the soldiers is also part of the life of some Ming emperors. In the Qing Dynasty, the northward extension of the territory made the Great Wall lose its military value, so the Qing emperor could build a Summer Palace garden around Beijing for summer recreation.
Welcome to majestic Beijing! To ensure your arrival is stress-free, your driver will meet you in the arrival hall holding a sign with your name on it and then transfer you to the Sunworld Hotel or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel.
Unlike other travel agencies choose hotel in remote area, we choose hotel in the famous Wangfujing Street, which is the very center of Beijing. It is very convenient to walk around and do some shopping.
Pick up from your hotel, and then drive to Mutianyu or Badaling Great Wall (You can choose Badaling or Mutianyu section, No extra fees), the Great Wall is one of the most magnificent sections of the Great Wall. 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.
Badaling Great Wall
Scenic spots of Badaling Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Optional Activity : Cable Car
you can choose hike the wall or take a cable car to the top of the wall, to take the whole beautiful bird view.
After lunch, you will visit Summer Palace, which is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. It is a blend of natural scenery and artificial landscape. The mountains, waters and architecture together form picturesque scenes that are amazingly beautiful. UNESCO declared the Summer Palace “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design".
Scenic spots: East palace gate, the hall of benevolence and longevity, hall of jade billows, the hall of joyful longevity, the covered walkway, the marble boat, etc.
"Seventeen Holes Brigde"
Optional Dinner : Peking Roasted Duck
Optional Evening Activities :
How to book ?
1. You can book online, choose pay by cash or credit card, 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.
Pick up from your hotel and then visit Forbidden City and Tian'anman Square, which are located in the center of the city and very close to each other
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: 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 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.
After lunch, we will drop you off at the airport or train station.
|Beijing||Crown Plaza Wangfujing or Beijing Prime Hotel||Sunworld Hotel or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel||King Parkview Hotel or Traditional View Hotel|
|Single Supplement for 2 nights||CNY 950||CNY 590||CNY 458|
Hi. I was extremely happy with the service provided on this tour.Having a guide Edward for the two of us meant that the guide could be flexible and responsive to our needs. The tour was on time, clean,and very professional.We recommend this tour to others.I give you 5 star. more..
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Florence Jang,11/15/2017
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..
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Juhi Tulsi,07/01/2017
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and there were many great sites to see and explore during this 3 day tour of Beijing but unfortunately we did have a few disappointments along the way, which was a shame as we had used this same company for a tour in Xian and we had an excellent experience there. In short more..
Rating: [3 of 5 Stars!] by Peter Liddell,04/14/2015