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All-Inclusive Private 2-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

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    Day 1: City tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, walk around hutong area and Temple of Heaven

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Tian’anmen Square, the world’s largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    Temple of Heaven, the largest Imperial place of worship from ancient times. This special place becomes a park where the local community utilizes this beautiful and enormous space for social activities such as singing, dancing, and Tai chi practice.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. you will spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.

    Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. For around 500 years , it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

    The tour route : Forbidden City is divided into two parts. The southern section, or the Outer Court was where the emperor exercised his supreme power over the nation. The northern section, or the Inner Court was where he lived with his royal family.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shichahai Scenic Resort, Yangfang Lane, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Walk around old Beijing hutong nearby Shichahai Lake, Hutong is a Mongolian word meaning water well. At nine meters (about 30 feet) wide, it is the name given to a lane or small street that originated during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). Now they have become representatives of local culture, thus it is the first choice for people who would like to learn about the local history and culture.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall with Summer Palace

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China
    Mutianyu Great Wall is a one of the most famous and ideal sections of the Great Wall.  You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up the breathtaking wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the various sections exploring the Watch Towers and marveling at the construction and beauty of the renown and legendary Wall. You then have the option of an exhilarating toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    Summer Palace which is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members, considered the best preserved Imperial Park.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up clients within the 4th ring road
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Drop off from the hotel in the downtown area within 5th ring road.
    Inclusions
    • 2x Lunch
    • English-speaking tour guide service fee
    • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
    • Gas, toll & parking lot fees
    • One of the Evening show either Acrobatic or Kongfu show (medium class seat) if you choose the option 1
    • Round Trip cable car or chair lift up and toboggan down the wall for Mutianyu section
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    Exclusions
    • Accommodation
    • Dinner
    • Gratuity to the guide and driver (for good service)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant (1-3 years old) are free providing they do not occupy a seat
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Please offer all passport number and name for Forbidden City tickets booking. Please bring passport copies during the tour\
    • Pls note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.
    • Extra fee is requested after 8 hours tour
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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