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5 Days Beijing Tour

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photo of chinatravelkey imageTour Name: 5 Days Private Beijing Tour (Excludes Hotel)
photo of chinatravelkey imageDeparture: Daily
photo of chinatravelkey imagePackage includes:hotel, vehicle, guide, meal, admission fee ...
photo of chinatravelkey imageLevel: easy
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Miss TracyMiss Tracy is Beijing Tour advisor of Chinatravelkey team.
She is an expert in arranging China tour itinerary and hotel accommodation.
Please email Tracy if you need make reservation or have any questions.
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tour itinerary

Day 1. Entry Beijing
Be met by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle. Be transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

photo of Beijing Tiananmen SquareDay 2. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Hutong
Pick you up from hotel lobby at 08:30 am.

Drive to Tiananmen Square, the biggest downtown Square of the world. Take a sightseeing on the famous square.

Enter Forbidden City from the north end of Tiananmen Square.
Forbidden City is also called Palace Museum and is located at the center of Beijing. It was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Rectangular in shape, Forbidden City is the world's largest palace complex.
Visit Forbidden City along the central axis for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Take a Chinese Herbal Medicine class for about 40 minutes before lunch.
Drugs that the Chinese medicine uses are usually plants, so it is usually called Chinese herbal medcine. In Chinese people's process of fighting with the disease for thousands of years, rich medical knowledge was gradually accumulated through the practice and understanding. These medcial knowledges be passed by apprentice dictation first, and then were written down in books, which helped the medcial knowledge spread fast and farther.

Have lunch in a nice local restaurant.

Drive to Temple of Heaven. Built in 1420, Temple of Heaven is situated south of Beijing city. It is the best preserved and largest sacrificial building complex in the world. Take sightseeing for about one hour.

Move on to Beijing Hutong -ancient city alley in Beijing. Many of them were built during the Yuan (1206-1341), Ming (1368-1628) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties surrounding the Forbidden City. Visit Beijing Hutong via rickshaw including Local family, Drum Tower, Houhai Lake and Bar Street.

Enjoy Chinese tea ceremony and have a rest in a local tea house.
China is the hometown and birthplace of Chinese tea. Being the national drinks of China, tea has a history of four to five thousand years. Tea culture is one of the specific representative ofChinese culture.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Day 3. Summer Palace, Capital Museum, Lama Temple, Olympic Park
Summer PalacePick you up from hotel at 08:30 am.

Drive to Summer Palace - 20 kilometers northwest of downtown Beijing. Summer Palace is the largest imperial garden of Ming and Qing dynasty. The whole Summer Palace covers an area of over 290 hectares including more than 3,000 buildings, such as halls, pavilions, towers, etc.

Visit a pearl market for about 40 minutes before lunch.
China is the most important country to produce fresh water pearl.
Chinese pearl is famous for its good quality, mulity-shape, multy-color, as well as the low price.
You may find various kind of necklace, bracelet, earring as well as other pearl products.
If you are lucky, you can see a show of openning a shell to get out fresh water pearl.

After lunch, visit Capital Museum. The construction style of the Capital Museum is an integration between classical culture and modern features. The Museum contains three independent constructions, including the rectangular exhibition hall, the circular exhibition hall and the quadrate office and scientific research building. The exhibition items are divided into three categories: permanent exhibitions, exhibitions of fine artistic collections and temporary exhibitions.

Move to visit Lama Temple -a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism, is the only downtown Buddhism temple in Beijing. Lama Temple is also a former imperial palace in Qing dynasty.

Then we will visit Olympic Park. As the major venue of the 2008 Olympic Games, the Olympic Park contains three areas including the Forest Park in the north, major venue and supporting facilities area in the center and the completed stadiums and the reserved area. The completed stadiums contains the National Stadium (Bird's Nest), National Swimming Center (Water Cube) and the National Indoor Stadium (Folding Fans).Take an outside view of the venues.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Day 4. Great Wall, Ming Tombs
photo of Badaling Great WallPick you up from your hotel at 8:30 am.

Visit a local Cloisonne factory for about 40 minutes to know the process of making a real Cloisonne.
Cloisonne, also called Copper Based Pinched Wire Enamel, belongs to ancient royal art in Chinese Ming dynasty. The product combines gold, silver, copper and other natural minerals as the original materials, integrating fine art, crafts, carving, mosaic, glass melting and metallurgy together. With a history of more than 600 years, Cloisonne is one of the most Beijing-featured traditional crafts.

Drive 1.5 hours to Ming Tombs. Located 60 Kilometers north of Beijing, Ming Tombs consist of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors. Changling is the most famous one. Construction of the Changling was started in 1409 and completed in 1427.
Visit the biggest one of Ming Tombs (Chiangling Tombs) for 1 hour.

After lunch, move on to Badaling Great Wall. Badaling is the most famous section of Great Wall, well maintained. It is easy to walk along this section of defensive project of ancient China. Visit Great Wall for about 2 hours.

Transfer you back to your hotel.
(Lunch )


Day 5. Airport transfer
Be picked up from your hotel and transferred to airport to connect your flight.


Remark: The above private tour is tailored for you and your friends exclusively. You and your friends will enjoy Private car, driver and tour guide. If you want to adjust the itinerary, please contact us.

 

Price (validity: 2014-12-31)
Number of Travelers Cost per person
1 traveler 456 USD
2 travelers 323 USD
3 travelers 306 USD
4 travelers 272 USD
5 travelers 249 USD
6 travelers 222 USD
7 travelers 235 USD
8 travelers 222 USD
9 travelers 211 USD
10 or above 194 USD
   

 

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You may also send us an email to inquire about this tour: email jasper

Service package includes:
Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel,
Air-conditioned private car or van,
Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
Professional English-speaking tour guide,
Cable car of Badaling Great Wall,
Rickshaw of Beijing Hutong,
3 Chinese lunches,
1 Beijing Roast Duck dinner,
Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost.

Above price excludes: Hotel expense, Personal expense, Gratuities to guides and drivers.

Payment:
Chinatravelkey accept 5 payment methods:
-pay our tour guide in cash (USD and Chinese currency are both acceptable).
-Pay us via Paypal.
-pay us via credit card at least one week before tour date.
-pay us via Western Union at least 1 week before tour date.
-transfer payment to bank account of our company at least 3 weeks before tour date.


Optional Performance:
You may choose the performance as followed acoording to your interesting. But it is not included in the quotation:
- Kongfu show: 22 US$ per person
- Acrobatic show: 18 US$ per person
- Beijing Opera: 18 US$ per person

 

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