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Beijing Must-See Sites Private 2-Day Tour

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: Tiananmen Square - Forbidden City - Great Wall at Mutianyu

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Meet your guide in your hotel lobby at 8:30 a.m. to get your tour started. First up on your agenda is Tiananmen Square, one of the world's biggest city-center squares. See some of the iconic buildings in Beijing, such as the Front Gate, Chairman Mao's Mausoleum, Monument to the People's heroes and so on.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Proceed north to see Forbidden City (Palace Museum), the place where the Ming and Qing Emperors resided for more than 500 years. It is one of the largest and best-preserved Imperial palaces in the world.

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    After lunch break, head to the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Here you'll go on a 1.5-to-3-hour hike along the less crowded portion of the wall. You could choose to take the cable car for both ways, or take the chairlift up and toboggan down.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Temple of Heaven - Hutong - Summer Palace

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    Pick up at 8:30 a.m. at your hotel to see the Temple of Heaven where the Ming and Qing emperors performed their ritual ceremonies. Morning is the best time to see the local senior doing exercise, practicing Taichi, playing Shuttlecock, doing ground calligraphy, as well as singing and dancing.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China
    Continue on to explore a hutong, an old and narrow city alleyway. Take a rickshaw, and visit a local family. Learn more about Beijing locals from both the family and your guide.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    After lunch, drive to see one of the largest and best preserved imperial gardens in China, the Summer Palace. Inside, you will take a boat to see the Suzhou Street, where the eunuch and concubine used to disguise as sellers for the emperor to enjoy shopping as a commoner.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Guide will meet you in your Beijing hotel lobby
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    2 days
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport in a comfort vehicle
    • Cable car for Great Wall (if All-Inclusive package is selected)
    • Quality lunch (if All-Inclusive package is selected)
    • Experienced English-speaking guide
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Accommodation
    • Gratuities (Optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No Child price as long as the traveler takes a seat
    • Passport is needed to get into Forbidden City, we need each traveler's name and passport number to book ticket online in advance
    • Private tour with no shopping stop
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    By: WikiBeijing
    Beautiful place to visit. I visit there in 2018
    A must place to visit that full of history. Take a camera, there is a museum to learn about its history.
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    Claudia K
    Oh my gosh! Angie is an AMAZING tour guide!
    My friend and I took both group tours and private tours. We explored all over the city and to the wall. We were
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    Our favorite tour in Beijing!
    Our guide, Angie, made our day exceptional! She was prompt to meet us, professional, spoke beautiful English and
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    Tour of china
    Not knowing how to speak the native language was a bit scary. So my partner and I decided to book a private tour
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    Renata D
    The best guide in Beijing!
    Our guide, Selena, was simply amazing. She was kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable. She went above and beyond and
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    Benicia, California
    Fabulous trip
    What a wonderful day! Our guide Dana was very friendly and shared the centuries of history, beauty and intrigue
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    Insightful and well paced
    My husband, parents, and brother took this tour on Saturday 11/2. Pickup was prompt with communication the night
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    Jorge Lopez
    Sandy Springs, Georgia
    Excellent Tour!!!
    This tour was amazing!!!! Angie was super kind and knowledgeable. The Gubei Water town was nice and the Great Wall
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    Chris Young
    Amazing tour our guide Colin was incredibly knowledgable and informative. To see so many amazing sites in one day
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    Rod L
    Sydney, Australia
    Fantastic Tour with top guide
    Our guide, Angie, is an excellent guide. Has great people skills, speakes very good English and knows the History
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