Tianjin Cruise Port - Beijing Round Trip

2 Days Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer-Beijing Round Trip

Enjoy a relaxed and comfortable Tianjin Cruise Port – Beijing transfer or vice versa, explore imperial life in the Forbidden City, and walk along the Great Wall — one of the iconic sights of China.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Tianjin Cruise Port, Transfer to Beijing
Meet you at the port

Place & Transport: Tianjin to Beijing
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Tianjin to Beijing, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
Meals: Lunch at Free As A Bird Restaurant

Our tour guides will arrive at Tianjin one day in advance. On your arrival day, they will wait for you at Gate 3 around 06:45. We suggest you exit from the ship between 07:00-08:00 to reserve more time for visiting Beijing. The journey from the cruise port to Beijing city center is about 2.5 hours. You can start visiting Beijing after hotel check in.

Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer:Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer is ready for you the moment you arrive in Tianjin. It lasts 2.5 hours to the city center of Beijing.

The Forbidden City (2.5 hours): The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors between 1368 and 1911.This "city within a city" is a World Heritage Site, and is the largest and the best preserved ancient imperial architecture complex in the world, with great square, halls and gates contrast with intricate halls, gardens, courtyards and quarters. The exhibitions, both permanent and temporary, are all important treasures of ancient China.

Tiananmen Square (50 minutes):Tian'anmen Square is the largest city square in the centre of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history. As the world's largest city square and enduring symbol of China's national pride, it is surrounded by many imposing buildings including the Heavenly Gate (entry to the Forbidden City), Museums, government buildings and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum.

Free As A Bird Restaurant:Wing Stake is built and decorated in a traditional courtyard house style. They serve traditional Sichuan style in keeping with the restaurant’s theme. The paintings and setting complete the atmosphere. It is a nice place to dine and hang out.

Day 2 Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, Back to Tianjin Cruise Port
The Mutianyu Great Wall

Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), and Beijing-Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant

The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) (2 hours): This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a about 2.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. You can return by cable car, walk down or walk along the wall for about an hour to descend by chairlift. Wear good walking shoes and Portection from the weather.

Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant: Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant is near Great Wall of Mutianyu section. This garden style restaurant serves farmhouse dishes, specializing in rainbow trout, sturgeon and salmon. The fabulous taste will leave you with great memories.

Beijing to Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer: The transfer back to Tianjin Cruise Port is arranged for you and you can enjoy a trouble-free transfer from Beijing to Tianjin.

Shanghai Extensions in 2015

For Holland American: Volendam

Excursion Shanghai and Beijing : Apr.16-17 Shanghai, Apr.20-21 Tianjin-Beijing

Shanghai Arrive in Shanghai, Shanghai day tour(The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Home's Restaurant(Lunch),Shanghai Museum,lunch), back to ship after tour
Shanghai one day Suzhou tour from Shanghai(Humble Administrators Garden, Rickshaw ride tour, Lingering Garden, Suzhou Embroidery Museum, lunch), back to ship after tour
Tianjin Port-Beijing Arrive in Tianjin and transfer from Tianjin to Beijing, Beijing day tour(The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace,lunch), stay in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall.(The Forbidden City is closed on Mondays so the order of your itinerary may be changed.)
Beijing-Tianjin Port Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall tour(lunch included), back to ship in Tianjin

Price Per Person in US Dollars

  • Join a small group (6-12 persons): $393 including 1 night in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall / Beijing Kingrand Hotel
  • Private tour upgrade: $200 p/p
For Oceania Cruises: Insignia

Excursion Shanghai and Beijing: Apr.10-11 Shanghai Apr.14-15 Tianjin-Beijing

Shanghai Arrive in Shanghai, Shanghai day tour(The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Home's Restaurant(Lunch),Shanghai Museum), back to ship after tour
Shanghai One day Suzhou tour from Shanghai(Humble Administrators Garden, Rickshaw ride tour, Lingering Garden, Suzhou Embroidery Museum, lunch), back to ship after tour
Tianjin Port-Beijing Arrive in Tianjin and transfer from Tianjin to Beijing, Beijing day tour (The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, lunch), stay in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall.  (The Forbidden City is closed on Mondays so the order of your itinerary may be changed.)
Beijing-Tianjin Port Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall tour(lunch included), back to ship in Tianjin

Price Per Person in US Dollars

  • Private tour: $593 including 1 night in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall / Beijing Kingrand Hotel
For Balmoral Fred. Olsen

Excursion Shanghai and Beijing, Mar. 9-10 Beijing, Mar. 13 Shanghai

Tianjin Port-Beijing Mar.9 Arrive in Tianjin and transfer from Tianjin to Beijing,  Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall tour(lunch included), stay in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall (The Forbidden City is closed on Mondays)
Beijing-Tianjin Port Mar.10 Beijing day tour(The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, lunch), back to ship in Tianjin
Shanghai Mar.13 Arrive in Shanghai, Shanghai day tour(The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Home's Restaurant(Lunch),Shanghai Museum, lunch), back to ship after tour

Price Per Person in US Dollars

  • Private tour: $499 including 1 night in Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall / Beijing Kingrand Hotel

China Highlights' Advantages:

  1. Our tour guides, drivers and staff will arrive at Tianjin one day ahead of you to avoid fatigue driving and ensure your safety.
  2. Easy to find China Highlights as all tour guides stay together with banners. During pick-up, China Highlights tour guides will stay in front of the exit and make sure you can see us immediately.
  3. Our guide will introduce Beijing to you on your jounrey (about 2 hours), including background of Beijing and China, some dos and don'ts on travel, suggested itinerary, night show, one day tour recommondations and other tours in Beijing. You can book the Beijing acitivities you are interested in.
Take This Tour
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1. Starting Date
Mar. 9
Apr. 10
Apr. 16
2. Which Cruise You Take?
  • Holland American: Volendam (Group)
  • Holland American: Volendam (Private)
  • Oceania Cruises: Insignia
  • Balmoral Fred. Olsen