Beijing Private Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple Of Heaven, Summer Palace

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Wangfujing Avenue, Wang Fu Jing Da Jie, Dong Cheng Qu, Bei Jing Shi, China, 100006
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Offered pickup/drop-off service is available for hotels within 3rd ring road of Beij.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This one day Beijing private tour will last about 8 hours and it covers 4 highlight sites in city area: Tiananmen square-the heart of Beijing city, Forbidden city- the imperial palace of the last two feudal dynasties in Chinese history, Temple of heaven where the emperors performed annual worship for peace and harvest, and Summer Palace the best preserved imperial garden in China.

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At 08:00 our guide and driver will greet you at your hotel in Beijing city area. First we will take a walk on the Tiananmen square, the heart and symbol of Beijing and  the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. Then you will pay a visit the Forbidden city, one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex built with wood. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). There were 24 emperors of the two dynasties lived in the Forbidden city.

After lunch, we will pay a visit to Temple of heaven. Located at southern part of Beijing, it serviced as a complex of sacrificial building where Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. Todays last stop will be Summer Palace. It locates at the west skirt of Beijing and covers an area of 290 hectare. In the Qing Dynastery during the Qianlong Era, The summer palace was built by copying the layout of the West Lake in Hangzhou. Now it is the largest and most completely preserved imperial garden in China.
Today you will also pay a visit to Chinese Herb Medicine Market to learn about traditional Chinese pharmacy and meet many kinds of herb medicine.
After the tour, you will be escorted back to hotel at about 17:00.

Special note: Forbidden city is closed on every Monday, so please try to avoid visiting it on this day. If your travel day must be Monday, there are two options: First we will adjust the itinerary and replace it with another site. The second is that we can directly refund the ticket fee to you and cancel this spot based on your willingness.

Inclusions

Private transfer in air-condition vehicle with driver

English speaking guide

Chinese style lunch

Entrance tickets

Bottled water

No visit to any shop, if no-shopping option selected

Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum

Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven

Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

Exclusions

Gratuities

Personal expense

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Wheelchair accessible

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please leave a note when booking if you have any special requirement about the tour, such as diet.

You will be contacted at least one day ahead of the travel day via email to advise the pickup info. The tour guide will also call you or leave you a message through your hotel room the night before tour about pickup time.

Offered pickup/drop-off service is available for hotels within 3rd ring road of Beijing city. If your hotel beyond the range, please expect it might occur additional transfer fee accordingly.

You are suggested to wear comfortable shoes on tour day.

Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. We will adjust the visiting order if necessary. But we promise you will visit all the sites listed in itinerary.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons