Half Day Forbidden City Private Tour - Beijing

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 or 14:00 (please advise which pickup time you like when booking the tour)
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Beijing city area
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Beijing city area
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


This half day Beijing Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City private tour will last 4 hours. By doing this private escorted tour, our guide will company you from hotel pickup till hotel drop off. In each site the guide will go in and explain background information to tourists. If you want a in-depth Forbidden city tour, this tour would be a nice choice.

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At 08:00 or 14:00 our driver and English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel in Beijing city area. Then you will be escorted to visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.

Tiananmen Square is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is 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. The Founding Ceremony of PRC was also held here on Oct 1st, 1949. The National Flag raising in the early morning and the National Flag lowering in the late afternoon is the most solemn daily ceremony on the square.

Forbidden City is one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex in the world. 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. The three grandest halls of Forbidden City are: Taihe Hall, Zhonghe Hall, and Baohe Hall. There are 9000+ rooms preserved in the Forbidden City.

Today you will also pay a visit to Chinese Herb Medicine Shop to learn about the miraculous thing of traditional Chinese pharmacology. After the visiting ends, you will be escorted back to hotel at about 12:00 or 18:00.


  • Private transfer in air-condition vehicle with driver
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee


  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise your hotel info when booking the tour: full hotel name, under which name you booked the hotel

Please bring your passport on the touring day

 If your travel date is in Chinese public holidays, the tour cost may be higher. We will contact you when receive the booking