Your seven-day tour leaves from and comes back to Beijing. It includes the classic 6 world class attractions, Great Wall, summer palace, Temple of Heaven, with a stop to experience authentic Chinese traditional massage, followed by a visit to Royal Mountain Resort and visit the little Patala Palace without rushing to Tibet.
In the capital city of China, It is fantastic to join Paper-cutting lesson, Calligraphy, Beijing Opera Masks, Tai Chi lessons or some more optional activities to have deeper feeling of Old Beijing.
Day 1-3 Beijing
Marvel at the spectacular Tian'an men Square,
Discover Chinese history master pieces in National Museum;
Take a bird’s eye view of its exterior golden roof on Jingshan Hill.
Optional: Beijing Opera Show
Hotel: Xing Zhe Ju or similar
Visit Changling Mausoleum, the oldest and also best-preserved one in the Ming Tombs;
Hike the Badaling Great Wall, enjoy the picturesque natural landscape.
Optional: Live Martial Arts show, Chinese Kung fu.
Pray for harvest like emperors in Temple of Heaven;
Feel local life by having lunch and a rickshaw in Old Beijing Hutong Area;
Savor at NanluoGuxiang, a fashionable pedestrian street.
Day 4-5 Tianjin
With the breeze, take a dragon shaped boat tour on Kunming Lake in Summer Palace;
Feel the Spanish and Japanese style in the stunning Garden of Serenity in Tianjin municipality, owned by the Last Emperor of China;
Taste the British style Five Great Avenues.
Hotel: Renaissance Tianjin Downtown Hotel or similar
Learn Chinese medical technology in First Teaching Hospital at the Tianjin University,
Check out the exclusive traditional acupuncture or massage as you wish;
Explore Shi Courtyard, the unique Han architecture style popular during Qing Dynasty.
Optional: Folk Painting, where you can see how paintings are produced.
Day 6 Chengde
Chengde Mountain Resort, used as the second capital by Kangxi, it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
Hotel: Chengde hotel or similar
Day 7 Beijing
Putuo Zongcheng Temple, part of the "Eight Outer Temples" in Chengde, it is also part of the World Heritage List along with the Mountain Resort. Back to Beijing.