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Beijing Essential Full-Day Tour including Great Wall at Badaling, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

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    What to Expect
    Depart from your Beijing hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and begin your cultural exploration of the city at Tiananmen Square, an enclave replete with impressive monuments and opulent halls, Hear about China’s communist history from your expert guide then take the short stroll to the Forbidden City to satisfy more cultural cravings. 

    Delve into the history of every Chinese dynasty in each of the four palatial halls, marveling at ostentatious antiques and ancient treasures from thousands of years ago. Admire both the Gate and Palace of Heavenly Purity and listen as your guide explains the cultural significance of the structures. 

    Revitalize with a delicious Chinese lunch then return to your spacious vehicle to venture to the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China. On arrival, relish the 2,000-year of New Wonder of the World and ascend to the top of the wall to capture panoramic countryside vistas on camera. 

    On your way back to your Beijing hotel, stop at the renowned Longdi Jade Factory to shop for precious presents featuring the picturesque green stone.
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    Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

    First of all, our tour guide was wonderful. She made every effort to educate us on the culture and traditions of her homeland. Her English was good and personality was kind and friendly. Tiannamen square was amazing and we were lucky enough to be there...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Livingthegoodlyfe
    Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

    Awesome tour. Everything covered off in one day with sufficient detail. Gail was soo good as a guide and kept out 9 year old interested the whole time!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Richard P
    Reviewed January 22, 2019

    I gave this an average rating only because the sites themselves are so interesting. I would've given this a zero rating if I were just rating the tour operator. We bought this tour through Viator. Nowhere on their tour details does it say anything about...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    3  Thank Sherrala
    Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

    This tour was amazing. The forbidden city was absolutely beautiful and the great wall just takes your breath away. I definitely recommend this tour. All the way from miami,fl. I loved it.

    Thank val_d_z4
    Reviewed December 25, 2018

    .William was a great guide!. a full day of essentials. great for one day trip into pekin. the wall was amazing, , the tea ceremoni was fun and jade tour also. somewhat pricey if you buy there. you can find better deals elsewhere but maybe...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Renaud G
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    June 16, 2019|
    Response from szoobie |
    Greetings Yes I am sure you would be able to work that out with them. Our guide was fluent in English and very accomodating. Since they have people at the airport anyway and drop off in town just set it up with them before... More
    October 10, 2018|
    Response from whirly3 |
    When visiting the Great Wall, is there a cable car involved or just a hike?
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