What You Can Expect
Temple of Heaven
You will be pickup at around 08:00 from your hotel lobby. And then head to Temple of Heaven to experience a real Beijing life. You will see local people practice Taiji, singing, stretching, badminton, hacky-sack, chanting, card games, and many more. If you like, you can join them for a while. The Temple of Heaven is a cultural heritage of China. It is the largest architecture ever to be served as an exclusive altar for Chinese emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
The next attraction you will visit is Yonghe Lama Temple. Located in the northeastern part of Beijing, it is a famous lamasery in China. It was a residence of Emperor Yongzheng of the Qing Dynasty and turned a monastery for the religion's monks later. Nowadays, there are many devout worshippers to Lama Temple to pay their respects and wish good luck, especially in Chinese New Year Eve.
After visiting Yonghe Lama Temple, you will have your lunch in Yihe Spring Restaurant.
You will continue the tour with a jaunt to the Summer Palace. Located in the northwest suburb of Beijing, it takes about an hour’s drive to there. It is a large garden for royal families to avoid heat,rest and entertain. The Summer Palace is often regarded as a premier example of imperial garden design in China. It is one of the best preserved and the largest imperial gardens in the world.In summer, you will feel the cool there. In winter, you can ski on the icy Kunming Lake of the garden.
The duration in the Summer Palace is 2 hours. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel.