Summer Palace and Hot Springs Spa TourTour Code: BS-04
Duration: Approx.8 hours ( inluding lunch )
Pick-up point and time: Your Hotel around 9:00am
Atrraction: Summer Palace
Hiking Level: Biginner
Public Hot Spring Bath: 2-4 hours at Jiuhua Spa & Resort
Payment Types: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire
Day By Day Itinerary ( B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner )
Met at your hotel in Beijing by your private tour guide and your private car or van around 9:00am. First drive to Summer palace. The 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. In 1886, Empress Dowager Cixi used navy outlays and other funds in the reconstruction and renamed the park as Summer Palace in 1888. The Summer Palace in northwest suburban Beijing is the largest and most complete imperial garden existing in China. After lunch, move on to a local big fresh water pearl market.
Then drive to Jiuhua Spa Resort for 2 - 4 hours' spa bathing at the public hot spring pools. The Jiuhua spa is rich in microelement.The water of the hotspring is clear and limpid. Its quality reaches the national standard of table-water. The unstable microelement in the water will form something of pellicle on the skin. It has a good effect on curing skin disease, pigment deposition, The Jiuhua hotspring comes from 1230 meters underground, and the temperature of the hot-spring keeps around 40. After relaxation, drive back to your hotel downtown.
( US$ Per Person )
|Travelling Party||Tour Cost Per Person|
|1 person||$ 160|
|2 persons||$ 120|
|3 persons||$ 110|
|4 persons||$ 100|
|5 persons||$ 95|
|6 persons||$ 90|
|7 persons||$ 85|
|8 persons||$ 80|
|9 persons||$ 75|
|10 persons and above||$ 70|
Is this a private tour, or will there be other people in the car or van with us?
This is an exclusive private Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
Do I have a private dressing room to change my clothes before I go to the public spring pools for bathing?
No, you have to change your clothes in a big public dressing room. If you feel awkward changing your clothes in the public, please forget the tour.
Tell us something about the public spring pools.
All the public spring pools are open-air with lots of people, women and men wearing swimming suits bathing. On weekends, you are expecting even more crowds of visitors. So, it's better to avoid the weekends.
We've heard a lot about the terrible food on the organised tour. Can you elaborate on the meals included?
For most of our pre-arranged Beijing China tour packages you take, we arrange delicious Chinese lunches or dinners at nice restaurants during your trip. For more information, please read Yummy Meals.
What about the tour guide?
They all have the official licenses for tour guide service. They all love their work and are ready to render their good services to you.
How about the vehicle?
For all the small private tours you book through us, we arrange the cars or vans like Red Flag ( Chinese National Car ), Hyundai Sonata; Van Refine 10 or Van Mercedes MB100. If you prefer deluxe or super deluxe cars or vans, please feel free to consult our trip advisors for new quotations.
How about the driver?
All the drivers have the official licenses with over 5 years's driving experience. All drivers select the most dynamic route, observe local traffic regulations. Refrain from smoking, eating and drinking in the passenger's presence.
Are gratuities included?
If you feel you enjoyed yourself and had a great time, gratuities are greatly appreciated.
What happens if it rains?
The tour runs rain or shine.
Do you run the tours only in winter?
No, we do the tours all year round.
1.Air-conditioned car or van for your own use
2.Entrance for the Summer Palace
3.Entrance for the public hot springs pools
5.Englsih Speaking tour guide
6.The above private transfer is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
Tips to the tour guide and driver
Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate in Beijing
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2. Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than one working day. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email or call from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
3.Way of Payment
Prepayment is needed to hold your reservation. Cash payment, credit card payment or wire transfer. Both RMB and US$ or other hard currencies are acceptable.
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