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Beijing Private 2-Day Tour: Forbidden City, Hutong, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

Theater walk · Beijing

  • Duration: 48 hours
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  • Languages: Offered in English
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What to Expect

  • Tiananmen Square

    Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby and take you to Tiananmen Square first. As the world’s largest public square, this place 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.

  • Forbidden City

    Next, walk to Forbidden City with your guide and spend a couple of hours wandering amid the beauty of the world’s largest imperial palace. You’ll be blown away by its majestic charm.

  • Hutong

    After visiting the Forbidden City, your driver will drive you to HouHai area of Beijing, where you can visit the old Hutong. As an important cultural element, these streets and alleys reflect the culture and history of grassroots Beijingers. Change your transportation into a delightful rickshaw to explore this area better.

  • Temple of Heaven

    After lunch, venture to Temple of Heaven, a taoist temple that has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its symbolic layout and design. 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.

  • Mutianyu Great Wall

    Begin your second day of the tour by visiting Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Located in Huai Rou County on the north-east of Beijing, it takes about 1.5 hours driving there from downtown Beijing. Take the cable car up to the wall. Upon arrival, you can enjoy its stunning scenery as much as you want. This section of the Great Wall is less crowded with tourists which means you can explore on your own, away from the crowds.

  • Summer Palace

    After lunch, you’ll be visiting the last stop of the tour, Summer Palace, the famous imperial garden. Admire the stunning natural scenery, dotted with lakes, bridges, and pavilions, as your guide fills you in the palace history.

Important Information

  • 2 full-day English speaking tour guide service, hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Excluded: gratuities (optional), entrance fees, meals, cable car fees

Notes

This trip requires transportation services. To book this tour, you must book a car with your tour guide.

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