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2-Day Private VIP Sightseeing Tour of Beijing City Highlights and Great Wall

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    What to Expect
    Day 1: Temple of Heaven - Lama Temple - Tian'anmen Square - Forbidden City (L)

    Your friendly tour guide will pick up from your Beijing hotel in early morning and start this exciting 2-day tour of Beijing. Your first stop is Temple of Heaven, which was originally used by the Ming and Qing emperors to pay homage to Heaven and to pray for a year of rich harvest. Walk along the area, beside learning the history from your tour guide, you will also see many locals play Taichi, sing songs, or dance here. It's now a very popular place particularly for Beijing's seniors. If you like, you are very welcome to join them.

    Followed by a visit to the Lama Temple, the most celebrated Buddhist temple in Beijing. It is one of the largest and most influential one in China, and was the only temple to have been said to have survived in the Cultural Revolution, and only reopened to the public in 1981.

    Then you will enjoy a tasty lunch at one of the best Yunnanese restaurant 'Lost Heaven'. It is part of the old US-Embassy complex and situated close to Tian'anmen Square. The Yunnan food is excellent, the atmosphere very pleasing, a melange of old traditional Chinese with modern architecture, accomplished with lots of flowers.

    After lunch, you will visit the biggest city central square-Tian'anmen Square and followed by the Forbidden City visit. Once the epicenter of the Imperial City and the largest ancient palace complex in the world. It will be less crowded in the afternoon.

    Then, You will be transferred back to your hotel afterwards.

    Day 2: Mutianyu Great Wall - Summer Palace(L)

    You will be picked up around 8:00am and head to  the Mutianyu Great Wall, located Northeast ,about 90 kilometers away from downtown Beijing. This section is regarded the most beautiful section, combined the restored and wild parts, there are hand rails to help you up on the very steep parts and the views are spectacular. 

    After 2 or 3 hours on explore the Wall, you will have lunch at a special restaurant which locates on the top of the mountain. You can clearly see the Great Wall and enjoy the beautiful scenery while enjoying the delicious Chinese food.

    Then you will be transferred to the Summer Palace (about one hour driving), the largest imperial garden in the world. It was once a summer retreat for emperors. This 716-acre park is still a retreat for the crowd-weary tourist, who can relax here or stroll around ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and huge lake.

    After 1.5 to 2 hours visiting, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located Beijing hotel in 5th ring road
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    2 days
    • Licensed Professional guide
    • Meals as per itinerary (L=lunch)
    • Set Menu
    • Luxury car
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Mineral water
    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees
    • Round-trip cable car or chairlift with toboggan tickets
    • Hotel accommodations in Beijing
    • Drinks (available to purchase)
    • Additional food out of set menu
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Your valid passport is required on the day of visiting the Forbidden City
    • If you choose to have different language tour guide other than English or Chinese one, please ensure to make your booking at least 3 days in advance
    • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants to book the tickets for the Forbidden City, because the tickets for the Forbidden City real name register required
    • The Tour duration is 8-9 hours each day. If you want to extend the tour, then please pay 15 USD to your driver and 15 USD to your guide for each of the extra hour
    • 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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    Reviewed 25 August 2018

    We did the 2-day private VIP tour of Beijing and the Great Wall. Our guide, Lucy, spoke great English, was incredibly knowledgeable, and had lots of energy. We absolutely recommend this tour for anyone wanting to see the treasures of Beijing and the Great Wall.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Michael D
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