Beijing Old and New City Day Trip

Beijing Old and New City Day Trip

Price per person from $25

  1. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.

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Tour Length:
1 Day
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
Beijing Contrast Impression Day Trip: get a general impression about Beijing's past and present by visiting the Summer Palace, Capital Museum and 2008 Olympic Sites.

Tour Itinerary

Today firstly you will marvel at the splendid Summer Palace, the former royal garden, it is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. After having Chinese lunch, you will proceed to the Capital Museum. It is a large modernized comprehensive museum that reflects the past and present of Beijing in terms of history, construction, folk customs, and culture. On the way back to your hotel, you may make a stop at the Beijing Olympic Village to take some pictures of the world-famed "Bird’s Nest" and the "Water Cube" from the outside. 

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+ One more day to explore the most classic Beijing old city

Firstly you will visit the world's biggest city plaza, Tiananmen Square (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace). Then walk to the marvelous "Egg" (the National Centre for the Performing Arts) to take some pictures from its outside. Subsequently you will move on to the Forbidden City, the most complete imperial palace in China. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Jingshan Park to enjoy the panorama view of the whole Forbidden City and the City of Beijing! After having Chinese lunch, you will visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest.

a corner of Beijing Forbidden City

+ One more day to explore the real folk culture of Beijing

Firstly, you'll have a visit to the charming Beihai Park to appreciate the beautiful White Pagoda and the Nine-Dragon Screen. Later you will take a rickshaw to visit the most famous Hutongs keeping the original layout in the Shichahai. During this Hutong Tour You will visit a local family and experience what their life is like. Lunch will be arranged at a local family. If you like, you can learn to cook some Chinese dumplings by yourself. After lunch, you will move on to the majestic Lama Temple. It is the largest and best-preserved lamasery in Beijing. Then, you will walk 10 minutes to the Confucius Temple- where emperors of the past worshiped Confucius, as well as the Imperial College at Guozijian- an ancient imperial colleague for high-ranking scholars in history.  After the tour, our guide will send you back to the hotel.

Hutong tour  by rickshaw

Price Inclusions:

  1. Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
  2. Typical Chinese lunch ;
  3. Personal Beijing local English-speaking tour guide;
  4. Private transfers with experienced driver between your hotel and scenic spots;
  5. Arrangements: charges of planning, handling, operational and communication.

Price Exclusions:

  1. International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave Beijing;
  2. Beijing Entry Visa Fees;
  3. Optional day tours or activities you’ve chosen;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;

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