Day 1: Beijing Tiananmen square - Forbidden city - Jing Shan Park - Temple of Heaven - Show (L)
After complimentary hotel pickup in the morning our first stop is theTiananmen square,the largest city square in the world.Stepping across the marble bridge, see theForbidden Cityand admire the serene and well preserved buildings then,do a mini hike to the top of Jing Shan Park. From the mountain in the park, you will have a bird's view of the entire Forbidden City and Beijing City. Afterwards enjoy hot pot lunch.
After lunch, visit a silk factory, then head over to the Temple of Heaven, used for paying homage but is now a bustling place where locals take part in traditional activities such as Tai Chi, among other activities.Close the day enjoying an impressive show (choose from our collection; Acrobatic, Kungfu, Peking Opera).
After the show you will be transferred back to the hotel.
Day 2: Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall - Ming tombs (Chang ling)- Bird's nestle and Water cube (L, D)
Hotel pickup will be very early in the morningthen you will enjoy a relaxed scenic drive totheMing tomb (Chang tomb); the most well-preserved ground building. Wind up with refreshing air in this serene escape from the bustling cities before making a stop for lunch in a jade factory.
In the afternoon, visitMutianyu Great Wall, where you can either hike up the top of the wall for a panorama of the verdant forest covered above the rolling ridges, or you can take the cable car up to view the breathtaking scenery in 360 degree view.
After the wall, enjoy a cup of freshly brewed tea in a tea ceremonyfollowed by a stop at the Olympic center to take some nice exterior photos.
At night, devour a Peking Duck dinner before heading back to the hotel.
Day 3: Beijing Lama Temple - Hutong area - Panda house - Summer Palace (L)
Hotel pickupwill be in the morning then we will head to theBeijing Zoo where you will see the cute panda nibbling on bamboo and cuddling. Be sure to take photos with this cute pandas before moving to theSummer Palace,the largest and the most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.
Lunch will be served in a Chinese family in theHutongarea while touring the alley ways by rickshaw. Shuttle among different Hutongs and get a feel of the old Beijing life style. During this ride youalso visit the area of the Bell and Drum Towerswhich are prominent constructions and represent the old city. Finally we visit theLama Temple, famous for the biggest Buddha in the world made out one piece of wood.
The tour ends with transferred back to the hotel.