5-Day Beijing Highlight Tour Package
Day By Day Itinerary
Arrival at Beijing
Then move on to Forbidden City ( 2 hours visit ), also known as the Imperial Palace Museum. The Forbidden City was the seat of Imperial power for 500 years, and is now a major tourist attraction in China.
Exit from the northern gate of Forbidden City, move on to Jingshan Park (40minutes sightseeing ) to have an eye-bird's view of this magnificent complex of Forbidden City. Jingshan Park is full of community activities, especially on Sundays. Visit the place where the last Ming Dynasty Emperor Chongzhen hanged himself.
To avoid the tourist meal, today you have a la carte lunch with an a la carte menu at a nice local Cantonese restaurant, where you could enjoy the authentic Chinese food.
After lunch, move on to Back Lakes ( Shichahai Area ) (1.5hours sightseeing) behind Beihai Park for Hutong tour. First walk along Houhai Bar Street and then take rickshaw going around the deep Hutong in Shichahai area, visiting an ordinary family in a courtyard. Then ascend the Drum Tower and have a bird's eye view of the old Beijing - Back Lakes Area (Shichahai area).
Tonight you are arranged to see the Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre (middle Seating Area). This is a great show. It tells a story of Chin Yu entering the monastery and making his way through life to finally becoming the Abbott. There are many demonstrations of Kungfu and strength throughout the show.
The costumes and the choreography are great. Unfortunately people are not allowed to take photos nor video it. You can however purchase a DVD of the show. The show lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. After the show, transferred back to your hotel.
Meal: Hotel Breakfast and a la carte lunch
After Chinese lunch, you are transferred back to the downtown of Beijing and visit Lama Temple (1.5 hour visit). Lama Temple (Yonghegong) is a very important attraction just after Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven in the city center. A former palace of the emperor, subsequently given to the Lamas. A series of beautiful halls and pavilions comprise this Mongolian-Tibetan yellow-sect temple.
Then move on to Nanluoguxiang (1 hour sightseeing). The hutong has a history of over 700 years dating back to Yuan Dynasty in 13th and 14th century. Running from north to south, this lane is about 800 meters long with 16 hutongs - 8 hutongs on each side of the lane. The lane is now famous for the cafes, bars, clothing and handcraft shops that line its hutong laneways as well as its traditional hutong and courtyards (siheyuan).
Meals: Hotel Breakfast and Chinese lunch
Then move on to Qianmen Dajie ( 40 minutes sightseeing). It is one of the last remnants of the business centers of old Beijing. It has been transformed into a modern commercial pedestrian street, the second walking street after Wangfujiang Street in the downtown shopping district Beijing.
Qianmen Street was initially formed in Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). The area is now home to 50 couryards and hutongs listed as state-level heritage sites, as well as 80 famed shops that have been operating for over a century, such as the Liubiju sauce and pickle shop, Tongrentang drugstore, Ruifuxiang silk shop, Neiliansheng shoes store and Zhangyiyuan tea shop.
To avoid the tourist meal, today you have a la carte lunch with an a la carte menu at a nice local Sichuan restaurant, where you could enjoy the authentic Chinese food.
After lunch, continue to visit Summer Palace (2 hours sightseeing), one of China's largest imperial garden. Summer Palace was originally a royal garden and a temporary dwelling palace for emperors of Qing Dynasty, Its predecessor was the Garden of Clear Ripples (Qingyiyuan) started in 1750 and burned down by the British and French allied troops in 1860. Then Back to your hotel in Beijing.
Meal: Hotel Breakfast and a la carte lunch
Meal: Hotel Breakfast
|Price without shopping stop|
|Dec. 01 - Feb. 28||Luxury Class||Standard Class||Comfortable Class|
|10 persons up||$479||$379||$349|
|Single room supplement||$260||$160||$120|
|Mar. 01 - Nov.30||Luxury Class||Standard Class||Comfortable Class|
|10 persons up||$539||$439||$369|
|Single room supplement||$320||$220||$140|
|Hotels in use||Crowne Plaza Beijing or Kunlun Hotel or same class||Premier Royal Phoenix Beijing or Sunworld Hotel Beijing or Same Class||King Parkview Hotel Beijing or same class|
|Remark: The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.|
1.Airport private transfers
2. Entrance fees and one Chinese lunch
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.Two sharing stay at our selected best vaule hotels listed.
5.The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
1.Tips to your tour guide and driver.
2.Cable car at the great wall
3.Two A la carte lunches (pay on your own)
4.Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident
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