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5 Days Beijing Package Tour

Tour Code: PKG_05
Destination: Beijing
Available: Year round

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival of Beijing
Upon your arrival in Beijing, our tour guide will meet you at Beijing airport. After claiming your luggage, you will easily find our guide holding a welcome sign with your name on it. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 02 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Visit the the Imperial Palace (Forbidden City), the Tiananmen Square and the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner and the Peking Opera in the evening.

Forbidden City: It was the imperial palaces of the Ming and Qing dynasties, now known as the Palace Museum. Located at the exact center of Beijing, Forbidden City is the largest and best-preserved collection of ancient buildings in China, covering a floor space of 720,000 square meters, and having 9,999 rooms.
Tian'anmen Square: The square, measuring 880 meters from north to south and 500 meters from west to east, is seated at the center of Beijing. Tiananmen Gate on the northern edge of the square used to be the front gate of Forbidden City - the imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Around Tiananmen Square, tourist can find National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao's Memorial Hall and Monument to the People's Heroes.
Summer Palace: Initially built in 1750 by Emperor Qianglong of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it is the most celebrated imperial garden in China. The Summer Palace covers an area of 290 hectares (717 acres) and holds over 3000 houses. The palace features hundreds of architecturally distinct buildings, temples, halls, pavilions, pagodas, bridges and corridors dispersed among magnificent and elegant gardens.
Day 03 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
After breakfast, take an excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

Mutianyu Great Wall: Located in Huairou County in the suburbs of Beijing, the section of wall at Mutianyu Great Wall is 70 km from the center of Beijing. Connected with Juyong Pass in the west and Gubeikou in the east, it is one of the best preserved parts of the Great Wall and was originally set up to attract some of the crowds away from Badaling.
Ming Tombs: As one of the most popular attractions in Beijing, Ming Tombs are located 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing. They were built within a natural basin, butted on two sides by the Yanshan Mountain Range, which was said to stop winds carrying evil spirits into the area. Ming Tombs are typical examples of Chinese emperors' mausoleums and the best testimony of China's long history and civilization. Dingling Tomb, also known as the Underground Palace, is the first imperial tomb to have been excavated in China. While Changling Tomb was the first and largest one built in the area.

Day 04 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the Fragrant Hills Park, the White Cloud Taoist Temple, Yonghegong Lama Temple, and Confucius Temple. Take a Hutong tour at Shichahai in the evening.

Fragrant Hills Park: Built in 1186 during Jin Dynasty (1115-1234) as an imperial garden, it covers 1.6 square meters and consists of a natural pine-cypress forest, hills with maple trees and persimmon trees, as well as landscaped areas with traditional architecture and cultural relics. Fragrant Hills Park is one of the major tourist attractions in Beijing, especially during autumn, where the natural scenery displays fiery red smoke tree leaves covering the mountainside. The annual Red Leaf Festival is held here. Every year, thousands of tourists ride cable cars through the park.
White Cloud Taoist Temple: First founded in 739 AD during the Tang dynasty, it is one of The Three Great Ancestral Courts of the Complete Perfection School of Taoism. Today it houses the China Taoism Association and 30 resident monks. The White Cloud Taoist Temple consists of four parts, three complexes in the front, and a big back yard. The spring and autumn are the best time to visit the temple, as it is not too hot and not too cold, especially autumn because of its clear and cool weather.
Yonghegong Lama Temple: The only temple in Beijing to have its own subway stop, also called Yonghe Lamasery, or Yonghe Gong, is the most handsome and impressive Buddhist temple in the city. The Lama Temple was originally the residence of prince Yongzheng, who later became Emperor. His mansion was converted into a temple in 1744 after he ascended the throne. One of the most prominent features of the temple is a huge, 23-meter-tall Maitreya Buddha, which was carved from the trunk of a white sandalwood tree.
Confucius Temple: Built in 1302, it is the second largest Confucian Temple in China. Officials used it to pay their respects to Confucius until 1911. The Temple has a total area of 22,000 square meters with many old trees. Dacheng Hall is the main building in the temple, where the memorial ceremony for Confucius was often held. Inside the temple one can see that 198 stone tablets are positioned on either side of the front courtyard.
Shichahai: Shichahai is Beijing's most popular hutong district, composed of the homes of Qing Dynasty merchants and aristocrats.The area is made up of three man-made lakes, Qianhai (Front Sea), Houhai (Back Lake), and Xihai (West Sea Lake).
Day 05 Beijing - Departure (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit Temple of Heaven and Beihai Park. Transfer to the airport for your departure, end of service.

Temple of Heaven: Emperor Yong Le of the Ming dynasty decided 560 years ago to build a temple where the emperors could worship heaven, a ritual which he hoped would serve to perpetuate imperial rule, the result was the Temple of Heaven. Situated in southern Beijing, the Temple of Heaven park covers 273 hectares, its main structures are two groups of buildings on a north-south axis. The temple buildings and surrounding area make up one of the largest public parks in Beijing.
Beihai Park: The beautiful park has a history of more than eight hundred years. Being the imperial garden for Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, it is among the oldest and latest gardens, which are well preserved. About half the park is taken up by the Beihai Lake, in the middle of which is an islet-hill topped by the imposing White Dagoba which has become the landmark of Beihai Park.

Hotel Accommodation

Please email us for an enquiry if you are interested in this tour.

Hotel Luxury Standard Comfortable
City Beijing Jing Guang Hotel
Jiangxi Grand Hotel
Yuexiu Hotel

Price For The Above Tour

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1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre, please let us know their age;
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested in (each tour has a code, please find it above);
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
6. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from above tour, please let us know your requests.


Quotation Inclusions For Above Tour:

1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
2. Meals
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable.
6. Insurance
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.

Quotation Exclusions For Above Tour:

1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What is single supplement? - The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.

4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips
Tips to the guide and driver for well-done job, entirely voluntary.

 

Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Fragrant Hills Park
Fragrant Hills Park
Summer Palace
Summer Palace
Summer Palace
Summer Palace
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Great Wall
Tanzhe Temple
Tanzhe Temple
Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Ming Tombs
Ming Tombs
Ming Tombs
Ming Tombs
Yonghegong Lama Temple
Yonghegong Temple
Yonghegong Lama Temple
Yonghegong Temple
Confucius Temple
Confucius Temple
White Cloud Taoist Temple
White Cloud Taoist Temple
Hutong tour by rickshaw
Hutong tour by rickshaw
Shichahai
Shichahai
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