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One Day Tour to Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and the Lama Temple

Summary

This tour will provide an opportunity to visit emperors praying place - Temple of Heaven, royal family avoiding heat place - Summer Palace and Lama Temple with an experienced English-speaking guide.

Highlights

  • Visit Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and the Lama Temple
  • A well-trained English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Temple of Heaven
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.

Good to Know

  • Extra pickup cost may apply if your hotel outside of Beijing center area. Or you can select an alternative hotel and make your way there.
  • Appointing pickup time: Your guide will contact you the night before the tour or leave you a message to appoint the pick-up time.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

1 Person 2 - 3 Person 4 - 5 Person 6 - 9 Person 10 - 15 Person
$ 191 $ 121 $ 89 $ 70 $ 59

* Price per Person in US Dollars 1 Person $ 123 The price may change during some festivals including Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid- Autumn Day and National Day (1st-7th October).

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

* An extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier than 09:00 or later than 19:00.

Price Inclusion

  • Private English-speaking guide service fee
  • Private transfer service with air-conditioned vehichle
  • All entrance tickets and meals listed above
  • Service charge and tax
  • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • Luggage transfers

 

Price Exclusion

  • Airfare/train tickets/hotel/China visa
  • Any meals not listed above
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, shopping and attractions that are not listed in the itinerary
  • Excess baggage charges and travel insurance
  • Extra fee may be applied if there is a pickup or drop-off earlier 09:00 or later than 19:00

 

Tour Code: BJALC-32

Tour type: One Day Trips  (Private Tour)

from US $121 p/p

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