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Beijing Highlights Full-Day Tour
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Code: BJ-P02
Tour Type: Private Tour
This is a private tour for your group of family or friends. No other travelers will join you. It's always available for your schedule!
Duration: 9 Hours
Departure: Tuesday to Sunday
Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
Fixed departure Small Group Tour for this itinerary pricing USD109
USD 169 Book Now
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Explore Beijing's highlights in a private day trip that hits the most historical sights of the royal city. Start at Tiananmen Square, the world's largest city square, for an exploration of China's recent history, then continue to the Forbidden City, home of the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties. Finally, arrive in the Summer Palace, regarded as the best royal garden in China, is now a public park. The city's history will be brought to life with the informative narration of your guides.

Tour Highlights

  • Save your money by our "No Shopping Stops and Factory Stores" policy
  • We don't arrange any shopping stops or factory stores visits in the itinerary. You will save money and have more time to explore and experience more in Beijing.

Detail Itinerary

In the morning, your guide and driver will wait for you at the hotel lobby. (Our guide will contact you in advance to confirm the pickup time.) Departing from your hotel in our air-conditioned vehicle at 8:00am, you'll head to the first destination of the day – TianAnMen Square.

It is the largest city square in the world locating at the very heart of Beijing. It is the place where Chairman Mao announced the establishment of People’s Republic of China, and the venue where massive parades took place. Strolling around the square, you can gain an insight into the modern history of China as your guide gives you a commentary about it.

Beijing Tiananmen Square

You will then proceed to the Forbidden City - the world’s largest and best-preserved palace complex. Twenty four emperors had lived and exercised their supreme power from there. You will see spectacular imperial architectures and sumptuous treasures and hear many anecdotes about the luxurious life of Chinese royal families.

Beijing Forbidden City

Later on, your sightseeing tour moves to the Summer Palace, one of the most famous imperial gardens in China and the largest of its kind so far in the world. Designated as a UNESCO world heritage site, it harmoniously fuses a series of architectures into its natural surroundings, thus reputed as the Museum of Royal Gardens.

Beijing Summer Palace

The tour will finish around 4:30pm to 5pm. You will be dropped off at your hotel.

Tour Price

Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 169 USD 149 FREE
Note: The prices shown above are based on 2 to 5 persons as a private tour. For prices for sole or more travelers, please send us an enquiry.

Price Inclusions

• Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;

• Meals: as specified in the itinerary;

• Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide;

• Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;

• Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;

• Government taxes & fees.

Price Exclusions

• Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;

• Hotel accommodation;

• Lunch;

• Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

• China Visas.

Cancellation Policy for Day Tours

Any cancellation by you should be initiated by email to tours@chinatours.com.
All cancellations will be subject to the following cancellation charges from the date the written cancellation is received:

• More than 7 days prior to departure date: no penalty will be deducted.

• 4-7 days prior to departure date: deduct 50% of the full payment.

• No more than 3 days prior to departure date: deduct 100% of the full payment.

• While the tour is in progress, any programs missed because of individual behaviors such as early departure, late arrival or attractions cancellation cannot be refunded.

Why Travel with Us

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  • We promise no shopping stops on every tour!
  • Different from most tour operators, ChinaTours.com is one of the few that provide real tours with no shopping stops. We 100% guarantee that there is no time and money wasted at any prearranged mandatory shopping stops or factory stores for overpriced goods. You can fully enjoy your trip by seeing more and experience more of China.
  • We are a China-based local travel agent!
  • By directly monitoring local guides, drivers, operators and their service, we are fast to respond and handle all unforeseen circumstances.
  • We directly make purchases with hotels, airlines and other suppliers, rather than going through a third party seller, thus offer unbeatable price for our clients.
  • Based in China, we have first-hand expert knowledge about tourism in China, including attractions, restaurants, hotels, itinerary arrangements, etc., all of which are inspected in person beforehand to ensure travellers enjoy the best service and travel experience.
  • Expertly-trained local guides with real insight into China!
  • Our local tour guides are well trained from the very beginning by ChinaTours.com and proudly stand out at the best in the local.
  • With solid experience in tailoring tours to western travellers, our specialists know exactly the key to making a perfect trip, and are ready to adapt before or on the tour to make the most of your experience.
  • Air-conditioned vehicles/professional drivers escort you all the way!
  • All transfer vehicles are air-conditioned, expertly maintained and spacious with enough legroom and luggage space to offer the ultimate comfort and luxury.
  • Native expert drivers with years of excellent driving records are highly flexible when encountering rush hours or bad road conditions, and help avoid hours of wasted time in the road without compromising the safety of every tourists.
  • Forbidden city
  • Safe and secured payment method is guaranteed!
  • Payment is only made after customers confirm the scheduled tour. And they pay through third-party platform – Paypal, the best way to stay safe when paying online.

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Beijing Highlights Full-Day Tour
  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
  • Code: BJ-P02
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Duration: 9 Hours
  • Departure: Tuesday to Sunday
  • Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
  • Fixed departure Small Group Tour for this itinerary pricing USD109
USD 169
Book Now
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

In the morning, your guide and driver will wait for you at the hotel lobby. (Our guide will contact you in advance to confirm the pickup time.) Departing from your hotel in our air-conditioned vehicle at 8:00am, you'll head to the first destination of the day – TianAnMen Square.

It is the largest city square in the world locating at the very heart of Beijing. It is the place where Chairman Mao announced the establishment of People’s Republic of China, and the venue where massive parades took place. Strolling around the square, you can gain an insight into the modern history of China as your guide gives you a commentary about it.

Beijing Tiananmen Square

You will then proceed to the Forbidden City - the world’s largest and best-preserved palace complex. Twenty four emperors had lived and exercised their supreme power from there. You will see spectacular imperial architectures and sumptuous treasures and hear many anecdotes about the luxurious life of Chinese royal families.

Beijing Forbidden City

Later on, your sightseeing tour moves to the Summer Palace, one of the most famous imperial gardens in China and the largest of its kind so far in the world. Designated as a UNESCO world heritage site, it harmoniously fuses a series of architectures into its natural surroundings, thus reputed as the Museum of Royal Gardens.

Beijing Summer Palace

The tour will finish around 4:30pm to 5pm. You will be dropped off at your hotel.

Tour Highlights
Exclusions
Cancellation
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 169 USD 149 FREE
Note: The prices shown above are based on 2 to 5 persons as a private tour. For prices for sole or more travelers, please send us an enquiry.