Day 1: Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple,Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City, (L)
Your private guide and driver will pick you up at 8:30am in your hotel lobby. Visit the Temple of Heaven (built in 1420), the largest building for religious worship in China. Walk along the area and besides learning the history from your tour guide, you will also see many locals play Taichi, sign 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.
Then you will visit the largest lamasery in Beijing where two famous Qing emperors came from, Lama Temple.
After enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch in a nice local restaurant, you will visit the famous iconic sights: Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City (named Imperial Palace or Palace Museum). It will be less crowded in the afternoon.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Day 2: Great Wall of China (Mutianyu or Huanghuacheng), Summer Palace (L)
Head up to the Great Wall. You want to visit in the morning (1.5-hour driving time), and enjoy the beautiful scenery on the Wall for 2 to 3 hours.
After enjoying a tasty lunch in a local restaurant, you will visit the Summer Palace, one of the summer retreats for emperors in the past. You can relax here and stroll around the ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges, and the beautiful Kunming lake.
Then, you will be transferred back to your hotel.