In this 8-hour tour, your private tour guide will escort you to explore the basic facts of Old Beijing – Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Hutong. It’s the best tour to lead to capture both big historical highlight and also local folk cultural site of Beijing in a relaxing pace.
AM: Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at the appointed time. Today’s first stop is Tian’anmen Square, which is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the largest of its kind in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies and demonstrations for over a hundred years. Then we move to the Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum or Imperial Palace, was the largest and best-preserved ancient palaces of Ming and Qing dynasties.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: Then head to the Temple of Heaven. Located in the southern part of Beijing, it has been served as a complex of sacrificial building where Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. After lunch, visit the Beijing local folk residence: Hutong Alley. There is opportunity for you to take a rickshaw to explore Hutong to see daily life of native Beijing people. Following the local expert guide, you will find another face of the city that totally different from what you see in major streets.
After the your, get dropped off at your hotel.
- Entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
- Chinese style lunch listed in the itinerary
- Excellent English-speaking tour guide
- Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
- Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
- Government taxes
- Personal expense
- Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)