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One Day In-Depth Forbidden City Heritage Walk and Jingshan Park Tour

Take your time to enjoy this in-depth Forbidden City tour. Our expert guide will lead you to explore this largest imperial palace in the world and give you comprehensive explanations with pictures. You will see all important sites and discover the hidden history of Chinese imperial life. The in-depth Forbidden City tour takes about 5 hours and common Forbidden City tour only lasts about 2 hours. In the afternoon, visit Jingshan Park to have a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City and watch sunset.


  • Have a in-depth Forbidden City tour experience
  • Visit 19 important places in the largest imperial palace in the world
  • Tour with our Professor guide
  • Avoid the crowds and skip the lines as China Travel’s VIP guests
  • Climb up Jingshan Hill to have a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City
  • See the Forbidden City and famous portrait of Chairman Mao at Tian’anmen Square
  • Your group will be less than 6 people.

What You Can Expect

The Forbidden City
The Forbidden City

At about 8:00am, your guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby. Then, you will head to the world’s largest square, Tian’anmen Square to see the famous huge portrait of Chairman Mao. You will learn some information about Tian’anmen Square.

At about 9:30, you will be transferred to the Forbidden City which enjoys a history of over 600 years. There are 24 emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties lived in this world’s largest palace with 9, 999? imperial chambers. Your guide will give you comprehensive explanations and tell you a lot of interesting stories about the life and history of Chinese royal families. You will visit 15 important sites and avoid the crowds.

Your palace tour will end at the Spiritual Valor Gate and you will have lunch at Alley Coffee which is near the Forbidden City. Your guide is ready for answering any question about the Forbidden City and Beijing.

After the lunch, you will visit Jingshan Park. Climb to the top of the Jingshan Hill to take a bird’s eye view of the Forbidden City, take photos and watch the sunset which must be an unforgettable experience.

After the tour, your driver will take you back to your hotel at about 18:00 pm.

Good to Know

  • This tour is available every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday except the following public holiday dates:16/Jun/2018 - 18/Jun/2018, 22/Sep/2018 - 24/Sep/2018, 01/Oct/2018 - 07/Oct/2018.
  • Your guide will contact you the day before the tour to appoint the exact pick up time.
  • Your information about name, passport number and nationality is required to get Forbidden City tickets. Please provide them after you pay.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

>1 Person
$ 96

* 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-7th Oct.).

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

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
  • Meal as specified in the itinerary
  • Shared transfer between your hotel and scenic spots
  • A shared English tour guide
  • A licensed shared driver
  • Service charges & government taxes

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 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: BJSIC-44

Tour type: Seat-in-Coach Tours  

from US $96 p/p

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