Day 1: Mutianyu Great Wall
Start pick up from your downtown hotel around 07:00am ~08:30am with air-conditioned vehicle. We save some waiting time for every group only have around 10 guests.
On the way to Mutianyu Great Wall, the tour guide will explain the history, culture, story about the wall and answer the inquiring from every guest. Stop at a Chinese featured jade carving factory for a short rest, while enjoy seeing how jade products are exquisitely made.
Arrival at Mutianyu Great Wall around 10:30am (stagger the rush hour), the tour guide could help to get the entry ticket and the optional cable car ticket skipping the line in tickets window. 4 hours’ enough free time left on the wall hike to the 20th Watchtower have a scenic view. Experience the magnificent Great Wall you have seen from media before. Cable car is good choice to have a bird view of the sightseeing. Enjoy yourself on the wall. (We suggest you bring some lunch, it is a special experience to have a picnic in the tower.)
The tour guide waits for you at the gather place around 2:30pm (stagger the rush hour). Transfer back to your hotel in downtown area. You could have a good rest on the bus on the way after an exciting hiking.
Day 2: Tiananmen - Forbidden City - Temple of Heaven - Summer Palace
Pick up at your hotel around 07:00am. This tour starts at northern part of Tian'anmen Square. Seeing the Tian’anmen Rostrum, it is the symbol of new China. You could see two pairs of 600 years old stone lions, the ornamental columns, the outer golden water bridge and so on. Besides, having chance to view all constructions from distance. Such as the National Flag Pole, the Monument to the People's Hero, the Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, the Great Hall of People, and the National Museum.
From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.
After Chinese lunch (40 minutes) in Restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed. Driving (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Transferred back to your hotels.