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Day TripProduct ID: 11025

Scratching the Surface: First Impressions of Beijing

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Participants: 1 - 5
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Beijing

Come get to know Beijing, a city of history, culture, and tradition. This tour will take you to some of Beijing's most popular sites, all arranged by your charismatic and knowledgable local guide.

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Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Travel by boat and see the sights from water Lunch included

All entrance fees included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Make the most of city sightseeing on this private tour of Beijing, which includes a visit to must-see attractions like Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and more. Your guide will provide in-depth information about each site's history and significance and will handle all transportation, planning, and logistics so you can just enjoy your trip. A delicious Peking Duck lunch and boat ride in Summer Palace are all inclusive.

  • Depart to Temple of Heaven

    Meet your guide in your Beijing hotel lobby, then depart to the Temple of Heaven. The best time to visit is in the morning to catch a glimpse of local senior citizens exercising, practicing Tai Chi, playing Shuttlecock, or doing ground calligraphy.

  • Tiananmen Square

    After an hour walking in the Temple of Heaven, continue on to Tiananmen Square. Tiananmen Square, the largest city center square in the world. This famous location witnessed some of the most dramatic chapters of Chinese history.

  • Stroll through Tiananmen Square
    Stroll through Tiananmen Square to see the Front Gate, Chairman Mao's Mausoleum, Monument to the People's heroes, Great Hall of the People, and Tiananmen Gate.
  • Forbidden City

    Continue your tour to the Forbidden City, and spend 2 hours to explore the place where the Ming and Qing Emperors resided for more than 500 years.

  • Summer Palace

    In the afternoon, spend about 1 hour touring Summer Palace, and take a boat ride to see the Qing style buildings on Suzhou Street where eunuchs and concubines were once disguised as merchants so that the emperor could enjoy shopping.

  • The Olympic Stadiums
    On the way back to your Beijing hotel, visit the Olympic Stadiums and stop on a bridge to the west of the Water Cube, which is the best place to photograph the main buildings in the Olympic Village.

Price Details

Children's price is $ 8.00 USD less than adults’ price.

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What's Included?

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

      Only for the hotels centrally located within 4th ring road of Beijing

    • Main entrance fees
    • Delicious lunch
    • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, chosen for ample space

    Exclusions

    • Guide & driver gratuities (Recommended)
    • Additional beverages at lunch
    • Dinner

    Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

    You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
    Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
    If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at service@localpanda.com.

    Notes

    The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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