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  • Forbidden City
  • Summer Palace
  • The Temple of Heaven
  • Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Hutong Tours in Rickshaw
  • Tiananmen Square

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5 Days Fantastic Authentic Beijing Gourmet Tour

Tour Code: CFT04
Tour Duration: 5 Days
Destination: Beijing
Tour overview: Peking Roast Duck is undoubtedly the representative food of Beijing gourmet. But the cuisine of Beijing is more than it! In this tour, Mongolian Hotpot dinner will be a good feast. And strolling experience around the food market of Beijing and tasting of the authentic Beijing local food will surely provide you an unforgettable Beijing gourmet impression!

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5 Days Fantastic Authentic Beijing Gourmet Tour 5 Days Fantastic Authentic Beijing Gourmet Tour 5 Days Fantastic Authentic Beijing Gourmet Tour 5 Days Fantastic Authentic Beijing Gourmet Tour

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Beijing Arrival in Beijing be met and transferred to your hotel. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Wangfujing Sunworld Hotel Beijing Redwall Hotel
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Day 2 Beijing After breakfast, visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City .
For lunch you will enjoy Imperial Cuisine at Fangshan Restaurant.
After lunch, visit The Temple of Heaven ,welcome dinner banquet featuring Beijing Roast Duck. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Wangfujing Sunworld Hotel Beijing Redwall Hotel
B, L, D
Day 3 Beijing In the morning, Visit Mutianyu Great Wall .
After lunch, visit the Summer Palace .
This evening enjoy Mongolian Hot Pot at DongLaiShun Restaurant. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Wangfujing Sunworld Hotel Beijing Redwall Hotel
B, L, D
Day 4 Beijing After breakfast, enjoy a Hutong Tours in Rickshaw ,You'll have lunch in a local family.
In the afternoon visit Lama Temple. Stroll the Night Food Market and have the opportunity to sample some local specialties.
Dinner on your own. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Wangfujing Sunworld Hotel Beijing Redwall Hotel
B, L
Day 5 Beijing Free at leisure till be transferred to airport for your flight departure. Details... B
1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.
2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Include

A. Entrance fees:To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons 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.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Exclude

A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Excess Baggage Charges.
D. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
E. Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
F. Single Room Supplement.
G. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
H. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.

Day 1 Arrival / Beijing

Transfer via: International flight –on your own arrangement

Arrival in Beijing, your tour guide will meet you and then transfer you to Hotel. Have a good rest after a long jet lag.

Day 2 Beijing (B, L, D)

Beijing (B, L, D)

Sightseeing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
Lunch: Imperial Cuisine at Fangshan Restaurant
Dinner: Beijing Roast Duck

After breakfast, visit Tiananmen Square, the symbolical heart of China and gathering place for the masses. It is the biggest public square in the world, which can hold one million people

From here we walk across the Golden River Bridge to visit the Forbidden City and experience ancient Emperor's daily life. For 5 centuries Chinese emperors carried out their administration here. With almost 10,000 rooms, this was the centre of the Ming and Qing dynasties, a massive complex of palaces, pavilions, courtyards and gardens where 24 emperors used to live. Forbidden City was the largest palace in the world, and it was indeed a forbidden place limited to commoners for 500 year in the past. Your tour here will include private access to the Emperor's palace.

For lunch you will enjoy Imperial Cuisine at Fangshan Restaurant, located on an island in Beihai Park.

After lunch, visit the Temple of Heaven. The temple of Heaven was where the Emperor came every winter solstice to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest. With the three blue-tiled cone-shaped roofs, a unique wooden and blue-tiled structure built without a nail, it has become a worldwide symbol of Beijing.

Tonight attend a welcome dinner banquet featuring Beijing Roast Duck.

Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)

Beijing (B, L, D)

Sightseeing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace
Dinner: DongLaiShun Restaurant

In the morning, Visit the Mutianyu Great Wall, the pride of China and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Whereas Genghis Khan contemplated it as a military obstacle, Bill Clinton described it as an unbelievable achievement of the humankind. The hike takes about 2-3 hours.

After lunch, visit the Summer Palace. Equally famous as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace is called 'Yiheyuan' (Garden of Nurtured Harmony) in Chinese. It is up to now the best preserved and the largest imperial gardens in China. You may regret it if you come to Beijing without visiting this grand imperial garden.

This evening enjoy Mongolian Hot Pot at DongLaiShun Restaurant, famous for its Instant Sliced Mutton Hot Pot and Barbeque dinner.

Day 4 Beijing (B, L)

Beijing (B, L)

Sightseeing: Hutong Tour, Lama Temple
Lunch: In a local family

After breakfast, enjoy a Hutong tour in rickshaw, the "old city" neighborhood of narrow alleyways and courtyard gardens hidden behind Beijing's modern facade. Visit Prince Gong's Palace, the Drum Tower, and old-style courtyard houses still inhabited by Beijing residents. You'll have lunch in a local family, you also have the opportunity to learn how to make dumpling.  

In the afternoon visit Lama Temple, a Tibetan Buddhist temple with finely detailed Thangka paintings and beautifully carved and cast Buddha images. It is the largest Buddhist temple of the Yellow-sect in Beijing and has been completely preserved. It is the largest Buddhist temple of the Yellow-sect in Beijing and has been completely preserved.

Then stroll the Night Food Market and have the opportunity to sample some local specialties. Dinner on your own, you can take your own choice from Beijing's wonderful restaurants.

Day 5 Beijing / Departure (B)

Transfer via: International flight –on your own arrangement

Your time is your own, until our guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

Comment on our service from Martin McMulkin, UK
Guide was excellent, helpful, informative but not intrusive. Driver was very good, did not drive too fast or zig-zag along the roads. We chose your company as you gave us the best price by a big margin.
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Thank you for organizing the trip, we had a great time.

1. Guide was excellent, helpful, informative but not intrusive.

2. Driver was very good, did not drive too fast or zig-zag along the roads. Only problem was that the seatbelt in the van did not work properly.

3. We chose your company as you gave us the best price by a big margin. Lots of companies seem to quote ridiculous prices for non-Chinese travelers.

Thank you very much and if we plan to visit somewhere unusual like this again I will get in touch with your company.

Thanks
Martin
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Comment on our service from Yolette, USA
I had a great time in China. Our guide Summer was very nice and friendly and took good care of us. I chose you to provide our tour because of all the companies I contacted, you responded the fastest and friendliest.

I had a great time in China. Our guide Summer was very nice and friendly and took good care of us.

I chose you to provide our tour because of all the companies I contacted, you responded the fastest and friendliest.  I appreciate it!

Thank you!
Yolette

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Comment on our service from Sandra Borja Santos, Portuguese
Thank you so much for organizing the Tour for us - my Boss loved it!!! All went well - actually much better than I thought it would be.
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Thank you so much for organizing the Tour for us - my Boss loved it!!!

All went well - actually much better than I thought it would be.

The tour guide Lucy (Ling Ling) was simply amazing - what a wonderful lovable and knowledgeable person!!!!

She took care of us in the most perfect way. 

If there's a tourist guide that can work really well with foreigners, it's Lucy.

Her command of English was simply great.

Thank you again for arranging everything.

Enjoy the rest of the day.


Cheers,
Sandra 
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Comment on our service from Barton Lee, Hong Kong
The tour operator is very helpful and prompt in making arrangements for us, and the guide is good and helpful.
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Please see my comments as follows:
1. What do you think of our guide service? 
Good and helpful.

2. What do you think of our driver service? 
Good, but not particularly cheerful.

3. What do you think of the hotel service and their breakfast? 
These International hotels' services and quality are as good as they usually are. The only comment I wish to make is that on top of the guests request for the types of rooms, they should consider to allocate ground level or easy access rooms for elderly and/or handicapped guests.

4. Which meal makes you memorable? 
Aside from the hotel being rather old the Chinese restaurant food was excellent in Dali. Good variety and tasty.

5. Could you please advise why you choose us to be your tour operator for your holiday? 
Because of you, Sandy! You were very helpful and prompt in making arrangements for us. Thank you!

Best regards,
Barton
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Comment on our service from Jürgen Breuste, Germany
Everything was very good organized and I enjoyed the tour very much. I thank you for the organization and can recommend it to others.


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Everything was very good organized and I enjoyed the tour very much. Only the heat was a little too much. I thank you for the organization and can recommend it to others. Especially Mr. Stone was a source of much important information. I can recommend him very much.

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Attached have some photos (town gate Luoyang, Mt. Song, Huang He dam, Longmen grottos).

Kind regards,
Jürgen Breuste


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Comment on our service from CAMERON ALEXIS KRULEWSKI, USA
Cameron had a nice time in Suzhou, thanks for your organization.

Thanks for your email.

Cameron had a nice time in Suzhou, thanks for your organization. She will be in China for another month, yet. She's at Sichuan University.

Tom

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