Meet up your tour guide and driver in the morning, and head to Yonghegong Lama temple first. Which is largest and best-preserved lamasery in Beijing. Explore the architecture and artworks while walking along the axis. There are 5 main halls separated by courtyards. Marvel at different Buddhas in different halls, and you will find the huge Maitreya Buddha (the entire Buddha artwork was carved from a single piece of White Sandalwood). It was in the Guinness record in 1993.
Continue your tour to Beijing Confucian Temple and the Imperial Colleges (built in Yuan Dynasty of 14century), and your guide will share with you how Chinese people are influenced by Confucianism for thousand years.
Next, heading to a local restaurant for lunch.
Afterward , Dongyue Temple which is one of the largest temples of Taoism in northern China. It is the shrine of the God of Mount Tai, one of the Five Great Mountains in China. Having stood for almost 700 years, Dongyue Temple is considered a perfect example of magnificence and grandeur. Its long history demonstrates its value, especially as the Beijing Folklore Museum is also located within the temple complex. Nowadays, it is protected as a National Key Cultural Relics Unit. The cultural relics of Yuan Dynasty displayed in this museum are greatly appreciated by visitors.
You would be dropped off hotel after the 8 hour tour