Take time out to enjoy a one day trip in Beijing. You will skip the line at the amazing Forbidden City (Imperial Palace Museum). Walk around the Tian’anmen Square with an insider’s eyesight. Enjoy a freshly-cooked set meal for lunch. In the afternoon, you will hike on the Great Wall Hiking at Mutianyu with round-way cable car. As our China Travel customers, you will have free portable Wi-Fi anytime and anywhere. The tour is smartly-timing arrangement and absolutely no shop visiting.
What You Can Expect
The Great Wall
At about 9:00am, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby. You guide will contact you and leave a message at the front desk of the hotel to appoint the exact pickup time the night before the tour. An air-conditioned business car (max: 7 seats) with GPS facilities and free in-car Wi-Fi will transfer you to Tian’anmen Square, which is the largest square in the world.
Walk towards north and through the middle gate of Tian’anmen, Next, you will visit the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace in the world. It was home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties. You will deeply explore 10 well selected spots there while other tour groups visit 6 places on the axis of the Forbidden City.
Lunch will be at Alley Coffee near the Forbidden City at about 12:30pm. The restaurant serves western food, which is highly recommended in TripAdvisor.
At about 1:30 pm, you will head to the Great Wall of at Mutianyu. The drive from downtown Beijing to Mutianyu takes 1.5 hours. Mutianyu Great Wall Section is very suitable for hiking and photography. You will use round-way cable car (costs included) to up and down the Great Wall and hike on the golden route on Mutianyu for about 1 hour from 14th to 23rd watch towers. You will see the beautiful sunset there.
At 6:00 pm, you will be transferred back from the Great Wall to your hotel in Beijing or to your onward train/flight. The drive normally takes about 1.5 hours to Beijing downtown area and train station, and 2 hours to Beijing Capital Airport. We can also help you book train or flight tickets.