Duration: 5 Days
Tour Type: Private Tour
Day 1 Pick up from Tianjin Cruise Port
Pick up from Tianjin Cruise Home Port at the appointed time. The guide will be waiting for you at the exit of Cruise Port Terminal, holding a sign with your name on it. Then drive to Beijing, which takes about 3 hours. Transfer to your hotel in Beijing.
Day 2 Great Wall and Ming Tomb
Pick up from hotel in the morning, then drive 1.5 hours to the Mutianyu Great Wall. It is the most beautiful section of the Great Wall. The vegetation coverage is about 96%. In summer, the mountains will be covered with green trees with the wall twisted and turned along the mountains. In late autumn, the leaves are turning yellow or red, the scenery is amazingly beautiful.
After lunch, you will visit Dingling Tomb, which is the only tomb of the thirteen Ming Tombs to be excavated. Buried here are three individuals; Emperor Wan-li (died 1620), Empress Wang (died 1620), and another Empress Wang (died 1611). On the way back to the downtown, you will have a short exterior visit of the Olympic Stadiums-Bird's Nest and Water Cube.
Back to your hotel after the tour.
Day 3 Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Pick up in the morning. Visit the Forbidden City with VIP access to enter the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world. This is the former Imperial palace of twenty-four emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled China for about 500 years (1420-1911AD).
Then drive to the Temple of Heaven. Initially built in the eighteenth year of the Ming Dynasty (in 1420), the 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.
After lunch, 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".
Back to the hotel after the tour.
Day 4 Giant Panda, Hutong, Lama Temple
Pick you up from hotel, then drive to Beijing Zoo. You will visit Panda House where you can see the lovely giant pandas. Then, you will take a Hutong tour in Shichahai Scenic Area, where you will visit the Beijing old lanes by rickshaws and explore the traditional Chinese quadrangles to get to know local life.
At noon, have a Chinese dumpling lunch in selected resturant, everyone loves it.
Then we will take you to the largest lama temple of Beijing -Yonghegong Lama Temple, 1 hour tour for the mysterious Tibet style Buddhism temple.
After the tour, drive you back to the hotel.
Day 5 Airport Transfer
Pick up from hotel at appointed time, and transfer to the airport.
1. The Port mentioned above refers to Tianjin International Cruise Home Port, not Tianjin Xingang Port. Tianjin Xingang Port now mainly serves as a domestic cruise terminal, but it may receive international cruise ships during high travel season, so make sure you know which port will be used by your cruise ship. If it's Xingang Port, please contact us to customize the itinerary.
2. Please tell us your detailed information about your cruise ship name, arrival/departure time.
3. The Forbidden City is closed on Monday. The itinerary will be modified accordingly if it happens to be Monday.
4. This tour can be customized to pick up from the airport, take tours in Beijing and transfer to Tianjin Port. Contact our tour operator to customize the itinerary.
|Price Includes:||Price Excludes:|
| Transfer service from/to Tianjin International Cruise Port and the airport. |
Air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
Typical Chinese lunch.
English speaking tour guide.
| Cable car or toboggan. |
Tips for the tour guide and driver.