Classic Beijing - Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven

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Madeline de GuzmanForbidden City
Forbidden City
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City in winter
Forbidden City in winter
Classic Beijing - Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven - Picture 5
Classic Beijing - Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven - Picture 6
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Temple of Heaven Circular Mound Altar
Temple of Heaven Circular Mound Altar
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Madeline de GuzmanForbidden City
Madeline de GuzmanIn Tiananmen Square
Madeline de GuzmanForbidden City
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What To Expect

Visit the Imperial Palace Museum, one of the famous landmarks of Beijing. Also you will see Tiananmen Square, Temple Of Heaven, Pearl Market, Summer Palace and lots more!

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Beijing
Departs From:
Beijing
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
9 hours
Availability:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 AM
Product Code:
9005
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Beijing is a reflection of China itself, steeped in about one thousand years history from the very ancient to more modern events.

This tour starts at Tiananmen Square and China's more recent history influenced by Chairman Mao and the rise of communism. From there its on to the Forbidden City, originally commissioned by Emperor Yong Le in the Ming Dynasty. It has been the seat of power for centuries and has seen countless battles and reconstruction, and the architecture seen today dates from the 1700s. The Forbidden City is also known as the Imperial Palace Museum, with all the art and splendor available for you to see.

After a delicious meal, it's on to the Temple of Heaven. Temple of Heaven is China's largest temple and altar complex, an extraordinary example of religious architecture dating back to the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Your final destination has been the retreat of emperors for 800 years, the Summer Palace. One of Beijing's finest parks surrounds the palace, and you explore the grounds, the temples and the world's longest art gallery. We will break up your busy day with scenic bus rides plus an unbeatable shopping experience at the Pearl Market.

Itinerary / Activity Schedule

  • Forbidden City

  • Tiananmen Square

  • Temple of Heaven

  • Summer Palace

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach/mini van

  • Professional driver

  • Transportation tax, tolls, parking fees

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Admission tickets

  • Chinese style lunch

Excludes

  • Cruise port pick-up for the coach tours

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • The following information will be required upon booking:

  • Full Name in Passport

  • Date of Birth

  • Passport Number and Nationality

  • Seat in coach tours are only available in English. Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Cantonese guided tours are available in private services at an additional cost. Please inquire.

  • Infants aged 2 and under are free, provided they do not occupy a seat of another passenger.

  • Confirm hotel pick-up schedule with local tour operator at least 24 hours in advance

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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