Beijing is one of the most popular tourist cities for all international travelers. Most people know Beijing is the capital of China, but fewer people know that Beijing is also the capital of the last three feudal dynasties – the Yuan, the Ming and the Qing Dynasty. Through this 5-day Beijing Classic Tour, you will capture the essence of this amazing city covering Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Hutong, Summer Palace, Capital Museum, Yonghe Palace, Olympic Park, Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Tomb. Take this tour to see the best of Beijing and know well of Chinese culture.
*Skip the lines at the world largest imperial palace – the Forbidden City
*Discover the beliefs and worship of Chinese emperors at the Temple of Heaven.
*Walk along the willow path, feeling the elegance of Chinese top imperial garden- the Summer Palace
*Conquer the top Wonder of the World – the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.
*Explore ancient China from Capital Museum and Yonghe Palace.
*With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will love your tour and completely feel the magic of this wonderland.
- Day 1: Beijing Arrival
Upon your arrival at Beijing airport / train station, our driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name. Drive around 1 hour to Beijing downtown hotel for your check in. Free and easy on your own arrangement for rest of the day.
- Day 2: BeijingTiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Hutong (Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: Our guide and driver will pick you up from hotel after breakfast. Then you will visit the famous Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. After a short sightseeing at Tiananmen Square, you will walk across the Golden Water Bridge and come to the splendid Forbidden City built 600 years ago, where you will be impressed by the gorgeous imperial palaces and vast storage of historical relics.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, visit the Temple of Heaven where Emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties prayed for agriculture harvest from Heaven yearly. Then you will take a rickshaw to explore Hutong, here you will get a look of the other side of Beijing people’s daily life. Afterwards escort back to your hotel.
- Day 3: BeijingSummer Palace, Capital Museum, Yonghe Palace, Olympic Park (Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: After hotel breakfast, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Today, you will learn more histories by visiting one of the most important museums – Beijing Capital Museum (close on each Monday). It was built on site of Beijing Confucius Temple. Through the 5000+ exhibition relics, you will learn about the city’s history and development, Chinese folk culture, Chinese traditional ceramic artworks, etc. That would be a great visual and spiritual feast.
After that, continue your visit to Yonghe Palace, also called The Lama Temple because it was translated into the largest Buddhist temple in Beijing in Mid and Late Qing Dynasty.
Noon: Lunch in lcoal restaurant.
PM: After lunch, come to Summer palace. It is the largest and best-preserved royal park in China for emperors’ entertainment with centralized architectural masterpieces. At last, pay a outer visit to Olympic Park. During 2008 Beijing Olympics, the park served as the major space for many sports items. Now here is translated into a new municipal district. You will have about 30 mins to take photos of the Bird Nest and Water Tube.
- Day 4: BeijingMutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Tomb (Breakfast, Lunch)
AM: At 8:30, meet the tour guide at your hotel lobby and begin the trip to the famous world’s heritage, the Mutianyu Great Wall which enjoys the best quality among all Wall sections in Beijing. If you want to reach the highest point, your guide will help you to buy the cable car tickets on spot.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will drive to visit Dingling Tomb, one of the most visited Ming Tombs in Beijing. It is the only officially excavated one among the 13 Ming Tombs.
- Day 5: Beijing Departure
At the appointed time, our driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby and transfer you to Beijing airport/train station for your departure. Your 5 days Beijing Classic Tour ends here
- Hotel with breakfast
- All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
- Chinese style lunch
- All transfer in private air-condition car with licensed driver
- Excellent English speaking tour guide
- Personal expense
- Gratuities (recommended)