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!

Day by Day Itinerary

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)

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)

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)

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.

Tour Price

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.