Regional Multi-Day Trip

The Cultural Capital: Experience Beijing in 2 Days

From 163.20

141.90 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Beijing
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 9

Get your fill of Beijing's historic landmarks in this all-encompassing tour. You'll get to experience learn more about the stories behind famous spots like the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Great Wall from a knowledgable tour guide.

Privately guided by a knowledgable guide

Chance to visit the old part of Beijing by a rickshaw and interact with the locals

Breathtaking view of the Mutianyu Great Wall

Other must-visit tourist attractions of Beijing including Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City

Authentic Chinese food for lunch

What You Can Expect

As the world's largest public square, Tiananmen Square has witnessed some of the most dramatic chapters of Chinese history. Stroll around to visit famous landmarks like the Chairman Mao Memorial and the Great Hall of the People.

Spend a couple of hours wandering amid the beauty of the world's largest imperial palace. Wait to be blown away by its majestic charm.

The highlight of the tour comes with the rickshaw ride. Explore the streets and alleys that reflect the culture and history of grassroots Beijingers in a unique way.

Venture to Temple of Heaven. In ancient China, this temple used to be visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies prayer to Heaven for good harvest.

You can't travel around Beijing without paying a visit to the Great Wall.This section of the Great Wall was once the most important section, as it was the main northern barrier that protected the capital and the imperial tombs from invasion. It is a green, pastoral section of the Great Wall in Beijing, with vegetation, green pines and cypresses covering 90 percent of the section. 

For the last stop, visit the Summer Palace. Considered as the best preserved Imperial Park, there are many beautiful pavilions, temples, bridges, corridors and lakes.

  • Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City

    Your private guide will pick your up in your hotel lobby usually at 9 AM or appointed time. The first stop of the tour will be Tiananmen Square. Throughout the history, Tiananmen Square has been the site of a number of important events. Later visit another worldly renown tourist attraction of Beijing— the Forbidden City, the biggest and best preserved imperial palace in the whole world, commonly known as GuGong. Listed as the UNESCO World Heritage, this place was home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1420–1911).

  • Houhai and Hutong (old residential area)

    Head to HouHai area of Beijing, where you can visit the old Hutong, one of the most important cultural elements of Beijing. Change your transportation into a delightful rickshaw to explore this area better.

  • Temple of Heaven

    We will drive for 30 minutes to 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 like Taiji practice.

  • Drop off to your hotel

    Drop off to your hotel or other destination in central city you want usually at 5 PM.

  • Mutianyu section

    For the second day, after picking up at appointed time, your guide and driver will take you to Mutianyu Great Wall, a less crowded but very gorgeous part of the Great Wall. Usually it will take you about 1 and half hours there. After ascending the Wall, you'll have about 2 hours to admire the spectacular view. Round Trip cable car is included.

  • Summer Palace

    In the afternoon, spend 2-3 hours 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 Beijing City, stop and take photos at the Water Cube and Bird's nest.

  • Drop off to your hotel

    Drop off to your hotel or other destination in central city you want usually at 5 PM.

Price Details

Children's price is 15.00 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
    • Great wall Round Trip cable car
    • Hutong rickshaw fee (1 hour rickshaw tour)
    • Summer Palace dragon boat fee (Apr.-Oct.)

    Exclusions

    • Guide & driver gratuities (Recommended)
    • Accommodation
    • 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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