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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :All seasons

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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Take Beijing in a full circle, visiting the Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Great Wall. Being a Beijing local and enjoy its traditional culture.


  • Beijing in a full dimension
  • Epic and historic sites with elaborate guiding
  • Learning the daily culture of a Beijing family
  • Authentic Beijing cuisine

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Beijing)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

Upon arrival in Beijing, your Beijing tour guide will escort you to hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own.

- Free time ideas: For your solo adventure, you can take a visit to the Ancient Observatory, just 2-stop away by Bus NO.29 from your hotel (Feitian Hotel Beijing). If you are traveling with kids, Beijing Amusement Park is a good choice (2 stops by Bus NO.829 )

* Note: Transfer, entrance fee and meals for your solo adventure will be on your own arrangement.

Day 2 Beijing
  • Activities: The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Pearl Store
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Baihe (Lily) Vegetarian Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

Meet up the rest of your group at hotel lobby before a visit to the largest public square that is the Tian'anmen Square. After that, we will enter the Forbidden City to reveal its historical charm. Have lunch in a Chinese restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where Chinese emperors used to worship God with their sacrifices. Afterwards, you will have a chance to learn how to spot a fake pearl necklace at a time-honored pearl store. Have dinner on your own.

- Free time ideas: For dinner option, we would like to recommend Black Sesame Kitchen inside Heizhima Hutong near the Temple of Heaven, which is ranked NO.1 on TripAdvisor forums. At night, you may want to attend at a Kungfu Show, a highly-ranked activity on TripAdvisor.

* Note: Transfer, entrance fee and meal are on your own arrangement for the solo adventure.

Day 3 Beijing
  • Activities: The Badaling Great Wall, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), One-way Cable Car at Badaling Section of the Great Wall, Changling tomb, Shahe Cloisonne Factory
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Meizhou Dongpo Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

Start your morning visiting the wonderful Great Wall at Badaling Section. Amoung all the sections of the wall, Badaling is the best restored one with stunning views. Later, visit the Changling tomb is the tomb of emperor Yongle,the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty whose personal name was Zhu Di, and of his empress.. Make a quick stop at a cloisonné factory. A simple but nice Chinese lunch will be waiting after your visit.

In the afternoon, you will take an exterior visit at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube of the National Olympic Stadiums. Afterwards, you will be off for your solo adventure.

Free Time Ideas: Near the National Olympic Stadiums, there is a multimedia digital show called Old Beijing Gets Moving for history buffs and folk art fans. The large scroll of 228 meters rolls out the past day of Beijing back to the 1930's.

Ranked NO.5 on TripAdvisor, Chaoyang Theatre Acrobatics Show nearby is also an option for the night, especially for young kids.

Day 4 Beijing Departure
  • Activities: Summer Palace, Hutong Tour by Rickshaw in Xicheng District, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant

Today you will visit the Summer Palace. After a relaxing walk, let's get into the maze of Hutongs. Knock on a local family's door and introduce yourself, they will invite you for a cup of tea and chitchat. Have simple but nice Chinese lunch.

Good time flies fast. Today your Beijing tour guide will see you off at the airport. Thanks for taking this China tour with China Travel. We hope to see you again soon!

Summer Palace

Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

* The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

from US $349 p/p

Price details

What's Included & Excluded

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.