Afterward, learn about the history and industry of Chinese silk with a visit to one of Beijings principal silk factories. Witness the very process from the harvesting of silk using worms to the weaving of delicate finished silk products.The guide will then lead you through the vibrant Hongqiao Pearl Market. Popular among tourists and locals alike, the market offers just about everything you can think of electronics, clothes, shoes, jewelry, art and crafts, and of course, pearls. Providing pearls to foreign embassies and other high-profile shoppers such as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (no less than three times), the pearls offered at this market are of exceptional range and quality.
In the evening, enjoy a classical Chinese Acrobatics Show at Jinsha theatre with an aim to bring Chinese traditional culture with the world. Watch, from the edge of your seat, unbelievable acts of balance, dance, juggling and more.A tour of Beijing could not be complete without one of Chinas finest cuisines. Prepared since the imperial era, Peking Duck is hailed as one of Chinas most popular and delicious specialties. Prized for its crispy skin and tender meat, and served and eaten in a special way, its a must-have experience for any visitor in Beijing. Your guide will be sure to show you the traditional way of eating Peking Duck.
Transfer back to your hotel with the rest of the evening on your own arrangement.