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Most Essential Tour You can not Miss in Beijing for 1st Time

Highlights

Ming S.

Beijing
Chinese (Simplified) (Native), English, Japanese
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

Explore the iconic Tiananmen Square and Tour the Forbidden City and discover its secrets. Ride a Beijing public transportation and experience how locals travel around the city. Climb to the top of Jingshan Park for great views over ancient Beijing.Blend in with the locals by taking part in their morning exercises in Temple of Heaven Park

Admire the magnificence of Temple of Heaven and learn the royal ritual sacrifice to heaven. Indulge in a tasty, typical local lunch.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

Outside East Gate of the Temple of Heaven

08:30

Outside East Gate of the Temple of Heaven. 天坛东门 Take Metro Line 5 to Tiantandongmen Station Exit A and East gate will be right hand side.

Meet your local guide Ming at the east gate of Temple of Heaven metro station, and start your Beijing tour with a bit of morning exercise with locals in one of the city’s most popular parks and historical sites, Temple of Heaven Park. It is full of people of all ages taking part in traditional pastimes such as tai chi, fan dancing, diablo, kite flying, water calligraphy, and more.

Join in some of the activities, soaking up the park’s relaxed atmosphere. Visit the temple and ritual sites inside, where emperors of China would offer sacrifices to heaven and pray for good harvests.

09:40

South gate of the Temple of Heaven, a bus stop nearby it.

From there, jump on Beijing's subway or bus to travel to the very heart of the city for a visit to one of Beijing's icons: Tiananmen Square.

10:00

Tiananmen Square

Going through the Tiananmen Square and feel the China's heart and its strong magnificence of Chinese culture.

Ming will enlighten you as to why Tiananmen is so special to the Chinese people. From there, we'll pass through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (adorned with its famous Mao portrait) to enter the famed Forbidden City.

10:20

the Forbidden City also known as Palace Museum

Off-limits to most of the world for 500 years, this ‘city’ houses the best preserved cluster of ancient buildings in China, and is a must-see spot in Beijing. Discover some of its secrets and learn about some of the legends while enjoying a tour through its many buildings.

14:30

Jingshan Park

Then we will continue to gain a new perspective of the immensity of the Forbidden City from the top of the pagoda in Jingshan Park. High on a hill overlooking the city, this is the best place to take in stunning views of not only the Forbidden City, but the ancient heart of Beijing.

Our ultimate Beijing tour will end in Jingshan Park, where you are free to spend more time exploring or head back into the heart of Beijing to take in more of the city’s sights.

If you would like to continue to experience what real grass root like is like in the hutong areas and sample some of the most popular snacks in Beijing, feel free to join us in the afternoon Beijing food tour which starts at 4pm. Your local guide can give you more information if you are interested.

Ending Point

East or West gate of Jingshan Park

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Tour guide Fee, transportation in the tour, entrance fee.

What‘s not included

Lunch is optional at your will and wil be paid when you ask tour guide to order. Lunch fee varies as what you order.

Important Information

Please confirm with me before you pay. Thank you.

It is a long way to walk. Except bus to ride, no other tranportation. You can call it a city hiking in downtown Beijing.

If you can not find the meeting point, guide can get to your hotel and pick you.There is extra fee.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Could you pick up me at hotel and see off when it is finished?

Yes. I can. It will be extra fee requested if you can not meet me at the meeting points.

$85/ per person