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GroupSmall Group Forbidden City Walking Tour

4 Hours1 - 8WalkingBeijingEnglish

Get the imperial treatment on our carefully-designed 4-hour journey through grand courtyards and opulent halls. Led by one of our three hand-picked Forbidden City guides, you’ll walk right passed the long lines and step back through 600 years of Imperial History filled with cultural significance, stories, and legends.

Why you'll love this trip

Carefully-planned route to get the most out of your 4 hours

Special group lane through Tiananmen security; skip long entrance lines

Our guides are hand-picked for their experience and knowledge

Incredible details about the history, architecture and culture of the palace

Small Groups: no larger than 8 people

Great value for budget travelers



      • Forbidden City Entrance Ticket
      • Versatile and Knowledgeable guide


      • Hotel pickup and drop-off
      • Gratuity for guide

      Reviews (3)

      Clarissa A

      An insane value! My friends and I wanted to get a guide for the forbidden city because we heard it is kind of empty inside (it is) so we signed up for this small group tour. The four of us ended up getting the tour all to ourselves! The tour guide, Susan, was amazing at pointing ...Read more

      George M

      My family of 5 booked this small group tour of the forbidden city in Beijing, and we were accompanied by another couple. The small group fomat was actually nice, because the couple we traveled with had a lot of interesting questions that we didn't think of. The guide, Susan, was ...Read more

      Dimitri R

      A very interesting walk through the forbidden city. I ended up in a small group of 5, with Susan as the guide. She was a local from Beijing and really loved to talk about the forbidden city. I liked that she made the tour interesting with stories and details instead of just givin...Read more


      This tour is unavailable on all Mondays excepting Chinese public holidays.

      When booking the tour, please provide the passport names and numbers for each travelers in your group so we can reserve your ticket to into the Forbidden City.

      You must bring your original passport with you for this tour in order to pick up your Forbidden City Tickets. A photocopy of your passport will NOT be accepted.

      The waiting time for tourists who are late is limited to 15 minutes. Those who arrive more than 15 minutes late may not be able to enter the forbidden city without buying a new ticket.

      Adult pricing applies to all travelers.

      Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

      Tiananmen Square is sometimes unavailable for important events. If so, you have to detour around the Square with your guide in order to enter the Forbidden City. We will inform you in advance if there are any changes to the itinerary.

      If you have to leave during the tour for any reason, we will be unable to refund you since the entrance ticket is non-refundable.

      Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

      You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.

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