Regional Multi-Day Trip

Uncover the Secrets of Beijing: A 3 Day Exploration

From 271.30

235.90 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Beijing
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 5

After visiting famous Beijing sites, take a trip off the beaten path to learn more about the true heartbeat of the city. Hear real-life stories from locals on life in China's historic capital.

Accompanied by a private tour guide.

Discover the beaten paths and streets of Beijing

Special rickshaw tour that cannot be missed

Chance to communicate with the locals

Enjoy an experience full of mystery, wonder and beautiful scenery

Hear chilling stories of Beijing's history

What You Can Expect

There's so much to tell about Tiananmen Square. Throughout the history, it has witnessed many important incidents of China. Ask your guide for a detailed introduction of the site, as well as the exciting anecdotes.

Later visit one of the highlights of the day — the Forbidden City, home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1420–1911). Known as the world's best preserved imperial garden, you can spend several hours here admiring its majestic beauty and learning about its history.

After taking some pictures in Jingshan Park, delve into the crooked alleys and courtyards of the city's old hutongs — Beijing's original residential districts by a rickshaw. This part is an important cultural element of Beijing because it represents the life of grassroots Beijing people, who have lived in this area for generations.

After the rickshaw tour, visit the Lama Temple, the largest Tibetan Buddhist temple which is most well-preserved in Beijing.

Speaking of Beijing, the first image that comes up in your mind is probably the Great Wall. This tour gives you a chance to visit the Mutianyu Section of Great Wall in person. Famous for its beautiful surroundings, t was the main northern barrier that protected the capital and the imperial tombs from invasion.

For the last day of the tour you'll be visiting Summer Palace first, wander amid the botanical beauty of the surrounding grounds and explore the temples and art pieces that pepper the park.

Purchase special souvenirs in the bustling Pearl Market. Don't worry if you are not good at bargaining, your guide can definitely help you with that and get a good deal.

For the "grand finale" you'll visit the 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. Now, it has become a park where the local community uses for social activities like practicing Taiji. Feel free to jump in and learn some classic Taiji moves from the locals!

  • Tiananmen Square

    Visit Tiananmen Square first, world's largest public square.

  • Forbidden City

    Pass through the south gate to the Forbidden City, commonly known as GuGong

  • Jingshan Park

    The next stop of the tour, Jingshan Park, stands just right across the exit of Forbidden City . It is an imperial park that covers 23 hectares.

  • Old Hutong

    Drive 15 minutes to Old Hutong (HouHai area), which has a history of more than 700 years.

  • Lama Temple

    After lunch, you'll be visiting the Lama Temple, the largest temple and monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism

  • Mutianyu Great Wall

    Meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby and they will take you to Mutianyu Great Wall directly. Located in Huai Rou County on the north-east of Beijing, it takes about 1.5 hours driving there from downtown Beijing.

  • Olympic Center

    After returning to downtown Beijing, visit the Olympic Center and take some amazing photos.

  • Summer Palace

    Start the day by visiting Summer Palace, an imperial garden that covers 2.9 square kilometers.

  • Hongqiao Pearl market

    Make a quick stop at Hongqiao Pearl market for some shopping.

  • Temple of Heaven

    Visit the Temple of Heaven at the end of the tour.

Price Details

Children's price is 20.00 less than adults' price.

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What's Included?

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English-speaking tour guide service fee
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
  • Gas, toll, parking  fees
  • All entrance tickets to the sights listed above
  • Great wall Round Trip cable car up and cable car down / or chairlift up and toboggan down
  • Hutong rickshaw fee ( 1 hour rickshaw tour)
  • Summer Palace dragon boat fee (Apr.-Oct.)
  • Delicious Chinese cuisine for lunch

Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 5 days before your travel date.
Cancellations received less than 5 days 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.

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