After arrival in Beijing, your Beijing tour guide will be expecting you at the arrival hall. Transfer to hotel and check in. Free time at leisure afterwards.
In the morning we will firstly visit Temple of Heaven, a complex of Taoist buildings where emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties visited for annual ceremonies of pray for good harvests. Later, you will have a pleasant trip on Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall. This section is less crowded, and a cable car will take you up and down the mountain, where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. Wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
A visit to the cloisonne factory will finish up today's tour. You will see the elaborate manufacturing process of cloisonne wares, which are also called 'Copper - body and wire inlaid Enamel' and will make special souvenirs. There is no pressure to buy.
Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today. Tired after the trip to the Great Wall? A traditional massage will wash away your fatigue. Feel free to ask your guide to recommend good places for massage.
In the morning, you will walk on Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest city square in the center of Beijing and is surrounded by many imposing buildings. Get into the Forbidden City and you are stepping into China's history. 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. Here, you will tour the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Palace of Heavenly Purity and Royal Garden.
In the afternoon, we will get on a rickshaw to tour the old Hutong. Going pass the narrow lanes, visiting a local market and chitchat at a local house, this ride will offer you an insight of traditional Beijing's day-to-day life.
Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today. Don't leave Beijing without a bite of the Peking Duck! Feel free to ask your guide's recommended place for dinner.
Sense the spirit of a typical royal garden at Summer Palace, the much-loved summer retreat of the imperial families. Walk pass the lovely landscaped gardens, halls, pavilions and corridors that set around the lake in natural harmony. The Olympic Green located at the north end of the central axis of Beijing City served as the venue for 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Bird's Nest and Water Cube have become new attractions for tourists. You will explore the park and walk outside the stadiums. Breakfast and Chinese lunch are included for today.
As the tour ends, transfer to the airport for your flight to next destination (flight not included).
|2015 Departure||Price per person||Single Room Supplement||Availability|
|Mar. 22 - Mar. 25||$ 369||$ 149|
|Apr. 12 - Apr. 15||$ 369||$ 149|
|Apr. 19 - Apr. 22||$ 369||$ 149|
|May. 10 - May. 13||$ 369||$ 149|
|May. 24 - May. 27||$ 369||$ 149|
|Jun. 21 - Jun. 24||$ 369||$ 149|
|Jul. 19 - Jul. 22||$ 369||$ 149|
|Aug. 16 - Aug. 19||$ 369||$ 149|
|Sept. 13 - Sept. 16||$ 389||$ 169|
|Sept. 20 - Sept. 23||$ 389||$ 169|
|Oct. 11 - Oct. 14||$ 389||$ 169|
|Oct. 25 - Oct. 28||$ 389||$ 169|
|Nov. 8 - Nov. 11||$ 389||$ 169|
|Dec. 13 - Dec. 16||$ 349||$ 139|