Beijing, one of the six Chinese ancient capital cities, possesses exquisite architecture, rich history, and diverse and colorful culture. This Beijing tour will take you to the most popular sites; you will see the magnificent Great Wall, sacred Tiananmmen Square, majestic Forbidden City as well as the verdant gardens of the royal Summer Palace.
Travel Route: Beijing
Travel Length: 5 Days and 4 Nights
Highlights: No shopping or unwanted stops, flexible departure date within 2016, free date change with 2 weeks notice, featuring the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and Summer Palace.
GuideWeTravel provides Airbnb style accommodation, such as courtyard, apartment and villa, according to your group size.
Theme: Family Friendly, History & Culture
|INCLUDED||Professional English-speaking tour guide, private driver and car service for the day tours on day 2 and day 3.
Accommodations. GuideWeTravel provides Airbnb style accommodation, such as courtyard, apartment and villa, according to your group size.
Bottle water supply while traveling with our guides.
Wifi access while traveling with our guides.
Domestic travel insurance.
|EXCLUDED||Entrance fees for attractions listed in the itinerary.
Meals. You could have local breakfast nearby your accommodation. The tour guides will recommend proper restaurants for lunch and dinner (like India restaurants, vegetarian restaurants, muslim restaurants etc).
Optional free time activities.
|ACCOMMODATION||Hand-picked Local Courtyard/Apartment/Villa|
Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
Your plane will arrive in our capital city today. Our local professional guide and experienced driver will expect you at the airport after baggage claims and customs, and then transfer you to check-in at the hotel. The rest of the time is for you to recover from the jet lag.
Day 2: Mutianyu Great Wall +Optional Activities
Our guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby at 8:30AM. You will be accompanied to start the Great Wall tour. Visit the world-famous Great Wall at the Mutianyu section. This section has stunning views and is usually less crowed than other popular parts. In addition, today you can choose some optional activities, including the Forbidden City (closed on Monday) + Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace or Temple of Heaven + the Olympic park (view the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from outside). You can choose from these according to your interest.
Optional Free-time Ideas:
1. A Peking Roast Duck Banquet or a fine dining would be a beautiful ending to this amazing day.
2. Enjoy a magnificent Kungfu Show at the Red Theater.
3. Pecking Opera Show at Liyuan Theater would also be a great surprise.
Day 3: Private Day Tour According To Your Interest
As the capital of the Chinese empire for more than 800 years, Beijing has more signature dishes than other major cities. It’s rich cuisine culture from traditional Peking duck to hot pot, noodles to dumplings, notable restaurants to fantastic street food. You want to experience a bite of Beijing like a local? Take the “Private Day Tour of Hutong wtih a Gastronome”, you will visit a morning market, take a Hutong rickshaw ride, wander around Nanluoguxiang Snack Street, Yandai Xiejie, Qianhai Park, Donghuamen Snack Street (or Prince Gong’s Palace, The Confucius Temple, Qianmen Snack Street).
It would be difficult to find another city in China that has as rich an array of antique markets containing jewelry, glass, crystal, porcelain, pottery, toys, dolls, folk art etc. as Beijing does. Take the “Beijing Escorted Antique Buying Day Tour”, you will enjoy a totally new shopping experience in Beijing with a professional antique buyer. You can purchase antiques tax-free as long as they are exported.
Beijing is a fast developing metropolitan city with a blend of old and modern. To know Beijing better, you are kindly requested not only to know its past, but also know its present and future development. If you are interested in modern Beijing, take the “Beijing New Experience Tour”, you will visit the Beijing Olympic Park (Olympic Green), Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, 798 Art Zone, National Grand Theater.
Day 4: Explore Beijing on your own
Explore Beijing like a local and enjoy some personal time. You may stroll around the local parks, streets and shopping malls at your pace.
Day 5: Departure from Beijing
Your guide and driver will meet you at your accommodation. Then you will be accompanied to take the flight to your next destination. Your memorable Beijing trip ends here.
|1-2||$879 per group|
|3-6||$1329 per group|
|7-10||$2089 per group|