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One Day Beijing Highlights Private Tour

Capture the Spirit of Beijing

Capture the essence of Beijing City and the Great Wall in one day. Be amazed by the biggest city square in the world. Skip the ticket lines at the Forbidden City and get off the touristy route to explore its hidden halls. Hike on the magnificent Great Wall at Mutianyu.

This one-day private Beijing tour is specially designed for people who are tight on time, such as for business and layover tourists. This private tour is hassle-free. We'll maximize your time. Moreover, one-on-one time with your personal tour guide will make the experiences come to life.

Tour 'Wow' Points

Unveil the Lives of China's Royal Family in their Hidden Halls

Get off the ordinary sightseeing route in the Forbidden City. Listen to the interesting stories of eight famous personalities that are not told by typical tour guides.

the red gate of the Fobidden City
the palace for empress dowagers

Climb up upon the Greatest Project of Ancient China

Explore the most beautiful section of the Mutianyu Great Wall, where there are fewer tourists.

the Great Wall
walking on the Great Wall

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Itinerary Quick Look

Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests. The time frame is just for your reference. It could be different due to the traffic on the day.

08:00—08:30Meet Your Guide and Drive to Tian'anmen Square

Your guide will contact you the day before departure and tell you the exact meeting time and place. You'll be picked up by private car or van, and then head to Tiananmen Square.

If you book a flight layover trip, we can pick you up from the airport and start the tour according to your schedule.

08:30—11:30Visit the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

Start your tour with the Tian'anmen Square. There is a lot of history to tell about Tian'anmen Square. The famous buildings in the square have witnessed many important events in China.

Walk from the square to the Forbidden City. Discover the deep secrets of the emperors and concubines during the Ming and Qing dynasties in 12 places, while other group tours only visit 6–8 places. The walking is graded as being easy, but it is for about 2 hours (2 kilometers).

11:30—14:00Drive to the Great Wall and Lunch

Head for the Great Wall from downtown of Beijing.

Have a rest and enjoy some delicious Beijing dishes for lunch at our well-selected local restaurant. Your guide will help you order the dishes according to your preferences.

14:00—16:00Walk on the Great Wall

In the afternoon, we will hike on the Mutianyu Great Wall. This section is ranked top on TripAdvisor among all the Great Wall sections due to its picturesque scenery and beautifully restored architecture.

In order to save your time, we will arrange a round-trip cable car to ascend and descend the wall, instead of spending about 40 minutes on steps... twice.

Your personal guide will walk with you on the Wall to give you some information and to help you if you want photos with the Wall.

16:00—17:30Drive Back to Your Hotel

Going back to your hotel in Beijing normally takes about 1½ hours. We will transfer you to your hotel.

If you would like to be dropped off at any other location in downtown or need to catch a flight or a train, we are happy to help you arrange it.

FromUSD219 p/p Based on a private tour for 2 people. Price varies depending on program, travel date, and number of people

Price Includes:

  • Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
  • English speaking local guide
  • Activities and meals listed in the itinerary
  • 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling

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