This half day Beijing Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City private tour will last for 4 hours. Our guide will keep you accompany from hotel pickup till drop off. If you are looking for a half day guided tour in Beijing, this would be a perfect choice.
At 8:00 am or 12:00 pm our driver and English speaking guide will meet you by holding a sign with your name at your downtown hotel. You can also leave a note to advise your preferred pickup time when booking this tour.
Then you will be escorted to visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. The Founding Ceremony of PRC was also held here on Oct 1st, 1949. The National Flag raising in the early morning and lowering in the late afternoon are the most solemn daily ceremonies on the square. Forbidden City is one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex in the world. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). There were 24 emperors of the two dynasties lived in the Forbidden City. The three grandest halls of Forbidden City are: Taihe Hall, Zhonghe Hall, and Baohe Hall. There are 9000+ rooms preserved in the Forbidden City. Today you will also pay a visit to Chinese Herb Medicine Shop to learn about the miraculous thing of traditional Chinese.
When the tour ends, you will be escorted back to hotel.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.