4 Days Essence of Beijing Tour
- Tour Code:BST03
- Tour Duration: 4 Days
- Tour overview:On this 4 day Beijing tour to visit the profound history of China at The Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, The Summer Palace, The Great Wall (Badaling Section), the Ming Dynasty Tombs and Sacred way, and the modern Bird’s Nest and Water Cube for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
- Tour Price:2-5 pax (Tourist Class) : USD178 per person
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 -
Day 1 Beijing Arrival
Arrive in Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing (L)
This full day city tour will take you to Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace.
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.
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 3 Beijing (L)
Today is a full day visit to Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs and Sacred Way.
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 Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest) and the National Swimming Centre(The Water Cube).
Day 4 Beijing Departure
Today will be free until our guide escorts you to the airport for your next destination.
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|Season||Tour Class||Group Size||Single Room
|Peak Season||3*(Tourist Class)||$428||$261||$178||$139|