Summer Palace & Capital Museum 1 Day Tour


1 Day Summer Palace and Capital Museum Tour

1 Day Summer Palace and Capital Museum Tour

Tour Code:
BJH-MS-01C
Duration:
One Day
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
Imperatorial and gigantic Summer Palace;impressive and classical Capital Museum.

Sample Itinerary Overview

You will be picked up at you hotel after your breakfast then to visit The Summer Palace, an epitome of the greatest achievements in the art of Chinese imperial garden and the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.

And after lunch at a local restaurant, together we will visit The Capital Museum. With its magnificent architecture, abundant exhibitions, advanced technology and complete functions, the large and modern Capital Museum, makes its contribution to the titles such as “famous historical and cultural city”, “cultural center” and the “international metropolis” of Beijing and ranks among the first class museums at home and abroad.

After visiting, we will take a break and then enjoy a local dinner at a Chinese local Hotel and drive you back to the hotel.

Recommended Add-on Options


+ One more day to explore the most classic Beijing imperial sites

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 marvel at the splendid Summer Palace, the former royal garden, it is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.

lion in the Forbidden City


+ One more day to hike the most beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall and the tombs of Ming Emperors

Today our tour guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel around 8:00 am. Then drive to the beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall (80km away from Beijing downtown), it is known for its beautiful surroundings. It is a superb location to appreciate the grandness of the Great Wall as well as to avoid the crowds at Badaling. After hiking on the Mutianyu Great Wall for about 1 or 2 hours, then move on to the Ming Tombs(Changling or Dingling) and its Sacred Way. 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.

Mutianyu Great Wall is the most attractive section


+ 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. Accommodations: twin-based room with breakfasts as indicated;
  3. Meals indicated in the itinerary;
  4. Personal Beijing local English-speaking tour guide;
  5. Private transfers with experienced driver between airports, hotels, scenic spots, etc;
  6. 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 youve chosen;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;

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