5 Days Beijing Memorable Tour
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◆ Visit Chinese history in Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square and The Temple of Heaven
◆ Walk the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China, the New Seven Wonders of the world
◆ Visit the Ming Tombs on the slopes of Tianshou Mountain and see the Ding Mausoleum
◆ Tour the old hutongs of Beijing by rickshaw
◆ Stop to take photos of the striking Bird's Nest and Water Cube, built for the 2008 Olympic Games
OverviewOn your 5 day Beijing tour, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, the Ming Dynasty Tombs and Sacred way, and the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Beihai Park, the Summer Palace, and Beijing Hutongs.
Day 1 Beijing Arrival
Arrive in Beijing, be met and transferred to hotel.
Day 2 Beijing (L)
This full day city tour will take you to Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.
The tour begins in the morning with a visit of the Temple of Heaven, the place where the Emperor came every winter solstice to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest.
After lunch, go on the city tour to visit Tiananmen Square, with its wealth of monuments to the Communist era. From there you will walk across the Golden River Bridge to visit the Forbidden City, a huge complex of palaces and temples built to house the imperial family, constructed 600 years ago. According to UNESCO, it is the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.
Day 3 Beijing (L)
After experiencing the royal lifestyle, today you will be transferred to the surrounding countryside of Beijing and visit the Great Wall. The image of China throughout the world, the Great Wall lives up to its reputation as one of the world's greatest structures. At the Badaling section you will have the opportunity to climb either the north or south face of the wall, admiring the splendid mountain views.
In the afternoon you will visit the legendary Ming Tombs, which are situated at the foot of Heavenly Longevity Mountain. 13 Ming Dynasty emperors were buried in the area after the third Ming emperor Yongle moved the Chinese capital from Nanjing to Beijing in 1420. You will walk along the Sacred Way, a road guarded by stone statues on both sides, as the ancient emperors did to hold a memorial ceremony for their ancestors.
On the way back to hotel, you will be driven to the main 2008 Beijing Olympic venues, take an exterior visit of both the Bird's Nest and the The Water Cube.
Day 4 Beijing (L)
We will experience a unique Hutong tour by taking a rickshaw this morning. Hutongs are a kind of ancient city alley or lane and the city’s most emblematic spots that symbolize Beijing’s long history. Today, the Hutong is a living museum of Beijing history showing the traditional lifestyle of Beijing people.
Then you will see Beihai Park. Beihai Park is said to be built according to a traditional Chinese legend in Liao Dynasty (916 - 1125) and was repaired and rebuilt in the following dynasties. The large-scale rebuilding in the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911) generally established the present scale and pattern of Beihai Park. In 1925, the park was first opened to the public, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.
You will continue by visiting the Summer Palace. Equally famous as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is considered a museum of gardens in China.
Day 5 Beijing Departure
Feel leisure till be transferred to the airport to for your next destination.
Price Inclusions and Exclusions
Entrance tickets to mentioned attractions.
All lunches as specified in the itinerary.
Private transfers among airports, hotels and scenic spots by a private air conditioned vehicle.
A well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city.
Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
Service Charge & Government Taxes.
Travel insurance in mainland Chinaduring the above travel period.
Optional activity costs.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses, such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
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Client's information: Sergey Shunailov, Russia
Tour Destination: Beijing
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Client's information: Reinhard Bührer, Switzerland
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