Temple Of Heaven Private Tour And Tea Tasting At Maliandao Tea Street - Beijing

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Anytime from 9:00am, no later than 2:00pm. Please advise your preferred pick up schedule upon booking
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Beijing
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Rewind to Chinas Ming and Qing eras on a 2-hour walking tour of Beijings Temple of Heaven. Stroll around this historical religious complex, learning about its architecture and spiritual symbolism, seeing Beijings older citizens perform their morning exercises. In addition, visit the famous Maliandao Tea Street where you can experience "Tea and Tao" ceremony with your English-speaking guide while sipping tea in a local tea house there.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Meet your friendly private guide and driver at your hotel lobby at your preferred time (from 10:00am-2:00pm), and start your tour of the extensive imperial altar complex, whose origins stretch back nearly 600 years. Stroll around the temples leafy park, and see Beijings elderly enjoying their morning exercises, dances, and martial arts. 
Visit the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, where emperors prayed for fruitful harvests. See the Imperial Vault of Heaven, where Ming- and Qing-era emperors worshiped heaven during the winter solstice. Admire the richly decorated vault pavilion with its surrounding Echo Wall, and see the Circular Mound Altar, where sacrifices were offered to the gods.
After your morning activities, continue to the famous Maliandao Tea Street. Maliandao Tea Market is Beijing's most famous tea street, and it boasts over 1,000 retailers and tea houses. Follow your tour guide, sit down in a local tea house, and experience a tea ceremony there.
Afterward, the tour ends with a transfer back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Tea tasting

Exclusions

  • Meal
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Please advise your preferred tour start time upon booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes