Best of Beijing: Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace – Hotel pick-up/drop-off

6 reviews

Highlights

  • Get right to the heart of the Forbidden City

  • The best of Beijing in a day

  • Discover the must-see sites of the Chinese capial

Essential info*

Duration 8hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Spend a day discovering the best of Beijing by bus.

A minibus will pick you up from your hotel and take you to explore the capital's greatest monuments.

Start your day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, where stands a monument to Mao Zedong. This square is the symbol of the influence of communism and this renowned leader on the history of modern China.

Jump back on the bus to travel to the Forbidden City. Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour of this perfectly preserved imperial palace complex which dates back over 500 years.

After visiting a traditional Chinese medicine shop, you will be led on an hour-long tour of the Temple of Heaven, the sacred place used by Chinese emperors to pray.

After a break, you'll be taken to a local restaurant for lunch.

In the early afternoon, you will visit a pearl market before arriving at the Summer Palace. Enjoy a stroll through the grandest, most magnificent palace gardens in China, before returning to your hotel in the afternoon.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional cases)
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Departure time: 8:30am (hotel pick-up between 7am and 8:30am)
  • Departure point: your hotel in Beijing
  • Language: English
  • Numerous walking tours included on the itinerary
Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Transport in an air-conditioned bus
  • Trip to Tiananmen Square
  • Trip to the Forbidden City
  • Traditional lunch
  • Trip to the Temple of Heaven
  • Trip to the pearl market
  • Trip to the Summer Palace
  • Commentary from an English-speaking guide

Not included

  • Drinks
  • All purchases made during the trip
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

6 reviews
  • Le matin nous avons été pris avec du retard donc nous n'avons pas pu faire la place Tiananmen. Nous avons visité la cité Interdite, temple des Cieux et Palais d'été. Très bien nous avons déjeuné (très bien), bien.
    Juliette G.
    Mar 6, 2017
  • Super excursion ! La guide était jeune, dynamique , intéressante, les visites au top ! très bon rapport qualité/prix
    Camille V.
    Nov 22, 2016
  • rien à redire tout était TTB
    christiane V.
    Sep 16, 2016

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