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2-Day Small-Group Beijing Boutique Tour: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven

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  • Beijing sightseeing tour over two days
  • Enjoy a great overview and orientation of the city, ideal for first-time visitors
  • See sights like Tian'anmen Square and the Summer Palace
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2-Day Small-Group Beijing Boutique Tour: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven
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2-Day Small-Group Beijing Boutique Tour: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven
From $220.00
Overview
Enjoy an in-depth sightseeing experience over two days with this comprehensive Beijing city tour. With a knowledgeable guide, you’ll visit major attractions like Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Transportation between attractions and lunch on both days are included. (Note: Hotel stay is not included; you must have your own accommodation in Beijing.)
What to Expect
Day 1: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, and Mutianyu Great Wall
  • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Hotel pick-up, visit Tian'anmen Square. Your guide will be waiting for you in the lobby in the morning. A comfortable car will transfer you and your guide to historic Tian’anmen Square where the famous Chairman Mao's portrait is hanging on the wall of the Gate of Heavenly Peace.
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 PM: Visit Forbidden City. The Forbidden City is the world’s largest imperial palace with 9,999½ imperial chambers, home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1420–1911). Your tour guide will help you explore 10 carefully selected places in the Forbidden City, recommended by our local experts, while other group tours only visit 6 spots briefly.
  • 10:30 PM - 1:30 PM: In the afternoon travel 1.5 hour from downtown Beijing to the Great Wall at Mutianyu and enjoy lunch at a restaurant at the foot of the great wall.
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Visit the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. In the afternoon you'll visit the most beautiful part of the Great Wall at the Mutianyu section where it is less crowded and has better views than other sections of Great Wall. We will use a cable car to ascend and descend from the Great Wall, instead of spending about 40 minutes climbing steps.
  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Transfer back to your hotel.
Day 2: Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Jingshan Park.
This day you'll deeply explore Beijing by visiting the famous imperial garden - Summer Palace and walk the most beautiful part of the palace - the West Lake. After having a Beijing local-style lunch, you'll visit Temple of Heaven where the emperors used to pray for rain and good harvest. Later you'll have a birds-eye view of Beijing city and the Forbidden City by visiting the Jingshan Park. After that, your guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel - making a perfect end to your Beijing panoramic tour.
Reviews (144)
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Reviewed yesterday
Best way to experience Beijing

We were only in Beijing for a few days and this was the best way to see it all. William our tour guide had so much knowledge and background of all the places we visited. I would recommended this tour with William to anyone going...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaryColo
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best way to experience Beijing!

We could not have been happier with this tour!! William was our fantastic guide for both days. He took our very small group all around Beijing, constantly providing historical information about the sights we were visiting, current information about China, tidbits about their culture, etc....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amelia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great highlights of Beijing and great guide

Our guide Olivia was great. Knowledgeable, funny, and helped keep us organized and entertained during the 2 days. She also had some pretty cool outfits and style. Would definitely recommend her as a guide. I'm not big on traveling in groups, but at least with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peteyp31
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A great trip with tour guide Cactus

Beijing Highlights with tour guide Cactus gave us a wonderful experience in Beijing. Due to national holidays the sights was very crowded, but Cactus still made it a wonderful experience with her exceptional people skills and smiling appearance. Our driver was also very skilled and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vemunde2018
Reviewed October 31, 2018
Could Not Ask For A Better Way To See The City, Made 35+ Hours In A Plane Worth It

Only having a few days to spend in Beijing and not speaking the local language we decided to do an all inclusive tour, one where they take care of the smaller details to make your life easier, and we could not have asked for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meander33779375003
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