All Inclusive Beijing Private Day Tour To Summer Palace And Old Summer Palace

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel within the 5th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 5th ring road of .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Your Hotel in Beijing City (Within 4th ring road)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Spend a day to explore the beauty of the wonderful Chinese gardens on this private and personalized tour: Beauty, drama and history! This all inclusive private tour is ideal for the horticultural enthusiast or any admirer of natural beauty. Visit two imperial gardens in Beijing: The summer palace and The Old summer palace, built in the Qing Dynasty(1644-1911). This price one day tour includes tasty lunchin the local restaurant, entrance fee to all the sites, dragon boat cruise in The summer palace(Summer time), an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle.The tour contains no factory and shopping stops which keeps the focus on the main sites.

Highlights

Instant Confirmation

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Step back in time on a history tour

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Lunch included

All entrance fees included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotels lobby at 9:00am to start the garden adventures.

Your first stop is The summer palace (first built in 1,750), a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. The natural landscape of hills and open water is combined with artificial features such as pavilions, halls (Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, Hall of Happiness and Longevity, and etc), palaces, temples and bridges (such as Seventeen Arches Bridge) to form a harmonious ensemble of outstanding aesthetic value. Using Kunming lake, the former reservoir of the Yuan dynastys capital and Longevity Hill as the basic framework, the Summer Palace combined political and administrative, residential, spiritual, and recreational functions within a landscape of lakes and mountains, in accordance with the Chinese philosophy of balancing the works of man with nature. You will also see the famous Qingyan Stone Boat there.

Continue to the Old summer palace, a veritable museum of garden construction and horticulture. It's Chinese name is Yuanminyuan, which means "Garden of Gardens". It was constructed during the 18th and early 19th century and was a wonderland of lakes and waterways, bridges, hills and pavilions. However, it was destroyed in 1860.

Your authentic Chinese lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Then, drive pass by the most famous 2008 Beijing Olympic stadiums to see famous Birds Nest and Water Cube Stadiums.

At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Beijing City.

Inclusions

Bottled water

Lunch

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels within the 4th ring road of the City)

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle

Dragon boat cruise (summer time)

Entrance fee

Exclusions

Additional entrance to the Museums inside the Gardens

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

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