Have a full day guided trip to visit the city highlights, gain full insight into the royal life of China’s ancient emperors in Beijing, explore the imperial palace of Forbidden City for 24 ancient China’s emperors, appreciate the splendid royal architectural wonders and surprisingly magnificent treasures, discover China’s ancient sacrificial buildings at Temple of Heaven, and enjoy the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal Summer Palace.
Gain full insight into the royal life of China’s ancient emperors
Visit the imperial Forbidden City where many emperors lived
Discover China’s ancient sacrificial buildings at Temple of Heaven
Enjoy the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal Summer Palace
What You Can Expect:
Your friendly local tour guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel lobby between 6:30 am - 8:00 am, get in a comfortable coach to start the full-day Beijing city sightseeing.
You will firstly come to visit the Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City. In 1987, it was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Now it is one of the most visited museums in the world and a must see in Beijing for all travelers. Follow your guide to see the main building on the square and visit the Forbidden City along the central axis. Then visit an herb workshop to learn Chinese traditional medicine culture, continue to discover the ancient philosophy, history and religion at the Temple of Heaven, which is China's largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings.
After enjoying a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch in local restaurant, visit a pearl market to do some shopping and get gifts for your relatives back home. Move on to explore the royal garden of Summer Palace. This is the largest and most famous imperial garden in China. The palace features hundreds of architecturally distinct buildings, halls, pavilions, pagodas, bridges and corridors dispersed among magnificent and elegant gardens. Follow your guide to enjoy the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal garden, get an insight into the life of China’s ancient royal family.
When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Tour Duration: Approx. 9 hours
Departure Date: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Departure point: Beijing hotels within the North 4th ring road, East & West 3rd ring road, South 2nd ring road
Return point: The original departure point
Departure time: Tour guide will contact you at your hotel one day in advance or leave a message to confirm the pick-up time
What Is Included:
Air-conditioned tour vehicle
English-speaking tour guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
What Is Excluded:
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Please provide all travelers’ names and hotel information while booking