Beijing Private Tour Especially For Women
- Centrally Located Hotel
- Authentic Local Restaurants
- Private Car and Driver
- Entrance Fees
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
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Top Tours in Beijing
Beijing has 5,000 years of history and culture and boasts many famous attractions that you should not miss. As one of the most cosmopolitan in China there is a huge variety of attractions for visitors to explore. Our tour combines the essential Beijing attractions – the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and Temple of Heaven with the great restaurants feature authentic foods and a the courtyard hotel with traditional features and good service. Highlights of the tour include shopping stops of different kinds including famous mega-malls, to boutiques to night food market and the antique market. Shop till you drop in Beijing.
Duration: 6 Days
Place & Transport: Arrive in Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Beijing)
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Donghuamen Night Market, WangFujing Shopping Street
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Dali Courtyard
- 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.
- Hutong Tour in Xicheng District (1 hour): Hutong is a maze of historic alleyways with old single storey traditional courtyard houses, which are now fast disappearing. In this one hour tour, you can hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys as well as visit a local family then walk on the Silver Ingot Bridge (Yinding Bridge) and find out about the different thresholds of the courtyards.
- Donghuamen Night Market (1 hour): Located west of Wangfujing Street, Donghuamen Night Market has dozens of stalls selling street food. It serves more common things like dumplings, noodles and fresh strawberry kabobs, but also some of the exotic snacks such as silk worm, scorpion, starfish, centipede and many other unusual delicacies. It’s safe to try the food.
- WangFujing Shopping Street: Wangfujing is considered the central heart of the city of Beijing. Along the 810-metre-long street and in an area of about 810 square meters are over 200 shops. The new street provides convenience for pedestrians since vehicles are prohibited from most of the shopping area. In spite of being modern, the renovated Wangfujing Street has retained its traditional cultural atmosphere. The street combines traditional and modern styles with culture and commerce.
- Dali Courtyard: This charming little courtyard restaurant is one of the city’s most unique outdoor venues. It brings the fresh flavors of Yunnan Beijing, serving dishes like ru bing (grilled goat cheese), grilled chilli fish, spicy stir-fried mushrooms, crossing-the-bridge noodles (guoqiao mixian), fried shrimp and stir-fried wild vegetables (ye cai). Cocktails and wine are available. Advanced reservations are recommended, especially for the candle-lit outdoor terrace.
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Liang Zi Massage Center (Foot Massage. 90 minutes)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant, Chinese Dinner at Hepingmen Quanjude Roast Duck 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 protection from the weather.
Liang Zi Massage Center (Foot Massage. 90 minutes): Offer health, pass and inherit culture With many years of clinic explore and research, combine with health care idea of Traditional Chinese Medicine, buddish health care allegory in Buddhism, the morality cultivate edigos of Taisht and Confucianism, the Liangzi Group has created some characteristic health care projects such as the Life Tree, the Buddhish massage etc. by using the orignal health care method these projects escort and convoy for your health! Jianguomen Store is the flagship store in the new undertaking of Liangzi. It blends the oriental traditional heath care culture and modern fitness concept, succeeds with high starting point and taste and takes the lead in business circle leisure in Beijing.
- 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.
- Hepingmen Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant: Beijing Roast Duck is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing while Quanjude Restaurants enjoy a high reputation for its Beijing roast duck. Quanjude restaurants have developed their own technique and are famous for outstanding quality. Hepingmen Quanjude restaurant was established in 1979 and located beside Hepingmen Gate (Peace Gate).
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Market, Xiushui Street
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Annie's Italian Restaurant
- Temple of Heaven (1.5 hours): Built in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty, Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings where emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties visited for annual ceremonies of pray for good harvests. Located in the south of Central Beijing, it covers an area of 273 hectares. Temple of Heaven was enrolled as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998.
- Panjiayuan Market (1 hour): This weekend market is a huge, eclectic mix of goods from all over China: old, new, curios, antiques, fakes, craft and treasure, with some amazing items for sale. It's fascinating just to wander, even more fun if you can find a bargain. It's well-organised, full of life and color, the stalls are under cover, open-air, and in shops, and mostly closed on weekdays. Open from Saturday to Sunday.
- Xiushui Street: Xiushui Street (Silk Market) has a variety of goods: silk, cashmere, clothes, leather goods, garment, hats, shoes, carpet, souvenir, jewelry, almost anything imaginable can be found in this glitzy mall. Many fake versions of world famous brands are available despite the government making efforts to stamp out the trade. Most of the vendors in Xiushui can speak a little English and they usually show the price on a calculator. You need to be good at bargaining.
- Annie's Italian Restaurant: Annie's serves up authentic Italian pastas and pizza. Its decor is warm and cozy, with a family-friendly atmosphere. You will enjoy not only the Italian cuisine but also the romantic environment. It has special play areas for kids where kids can make their very own mini-pizzas on table mats.
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: Lama Temple, Yaxiu Cloth Market, Sanlitun
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Alameda
- Lama Temple (1 hour): The colourful Yonghe Lamasery is the largest and most famous Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It's still very active, and the beautiful halls and courtyards are thronged with devotees come to worship or seek good luck. You can see the world's largest wooden statue (the Matreiya Buddha) and Tibetan exhibitions.
- Yaxiu Cloth Market: Located on Sanlitun Lu, Chaoyang District, near the northeast embassy area, is similar to the Silk Market. It's an indoor 4-floor store, Beijing's clothing market. Here you can find a lot of clothing and other daily necessities, including calligraphy materials, army surplus gear, tea sets, farmer's paintings and luggage.
- Sanlitun: Sanlitun covers a wide area of Chaoyang District which houses many bars and clubs (popular with both expatriates and locals) and international brand-name stores and other entertainment. It is one of the most famous entertainment areas in Chao Yang district. You can spend your day exploring the stores and the night in one of its many bars. The Ya Show market is also in Sanlitun area and is a popular destination for tourists wishing to buy fake name-brand clothes.
- Alameda: Alameda specializes in Brazilian fare with dishes like Feijoada (Brazil's national dish-a hearty black-bean stew with pork and rice, served only on Saturdays) and drinks like Cachaca. The modest menu changes daily with fresh ingredients as the chef presents an innovative contemporary cuisine. The weekday RMB60 lunch specials are one of the best deals in town and their steaks are arguably the best in the city. The glass walls and ceiling make Alameda a bright, pleasant place to dine.
- Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge.
- Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
- More people more discounts. Low season, lower price.
- * Single Room Supplement prices are shown: Superior/Deluxe/Economy
|Nov.1 - Mar. 31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|2-5 Persons||-||$829||-||- / $314 / -|
|6-9 Persons||-||$699||-||- / $314 / -|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|2-5 Persons||-||$839||-||- / $314 / - /|
|6-9 Persons||-||$699||-||- / $314 / - /|
Tour Length: 6 Days
Attractions: The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Donghuamen Night Market, WangFujing Shopping Street, The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Market, Xiushui Street, Lama Temple, Yaxiu Cloth Market
|Beijing||Beijing Sihe Courtyard Hotel
- Entrance Fees:
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
- Private Transfers:
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Beijing by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Your comfort is our priority! Click here to get a description of the vehicles that we use for our tours.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- Service Charge & Government Taxes:
The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
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- Luggage Transfers:
Between airports and hotels.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
USA-CHINA/CHINA-USA: China Highlights has negotiated special discount fares (restrictions apply) for selected flights operated by Air China from major US and China gateways. We are able to offer these special deals to confirmed customers. Discount US to China Flights
- China Entry Visa Fees.
- Excess Baggage Charges.
Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm. More
- Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement.