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Private Tour to Panda House and Cruise to Summer Palace with Imperial Meal

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  • Instant Confirmation
  • Family friendly
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Dinner included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Overview
Make the most of city sightseeing on this private 7-hour tour of Beijing, which includes a visit to must-see attractions like the Panda House of the Beijing Zoo, Summer Palace, and a cruise through Purple Bamboo Park. Your guide will provide in-depth information about each site's history and significance and will handle all transportation, planning, and logistics so you can just enjoy your trip.
Note: The boats from Purple Bamboo Park to Summer Palace are closed for upgrading from September 6, 2018. Your will be offered alternative option in driving along part of the Imperial Waterway and ride an electrical boat inside the Summer Palace to have an in-depth tour of the Kunming Lake.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in your hotel lobby around noon (12:30 p.m.) and head to the Panda House of the Beijing Zoo to visit the pandas. Next, take a short drive to the Imperial Dock in the Purple Bamboo Park. Take a scenic 40-minute cruise from Zizhuyuan Park to the South Gate of the Summer Palace on a boat that was once used exclusively by the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowager Cixi. Pass many famous and historic buildings along the way.
Tour the main attractions of the Summer Palace, including the working and living quarters of the emperor; the Long Corridor, the longest covered walkway in the world with 14,000 exquisitely painted pictures; Longevity Hill, the best place to have a panoramic view of the Summer Palace; Marble Boat, the iconic building of the Summer Palace which used to represent the stability and eternity of the Qing Dynasty; and Suzhou Street, which was used by the emperor to enjoy shopping. Admire the many beautiful bridges of the Summer Palace including the famous Seventeen Arch Bridge, the longest imperial bridge in China, which features 544 carved stone lions in different postures.
Enjoy a dinner of Imperial Cuisine served in a century-old restaurant located in Beihai Park, the oldest imperial park in Beijing. Conclude the tour by returning to your centrally located Beijing hotel.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say that this tour was one of the most memorable tours out of all my travels. Our tour guide, Lily, did a phenomenal job and went above and beyond our expectations. Just to give a brief glimpse into our day: Lily and our...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Bruce L, Owner at WikiBeijing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Saumik, Thank you for the detailed description on this tour. We are very glad to know you had a good experience with our service in Beijing. Also, we are very pleased to know Lily's flexibility made this tour beyond our expectation. We will continue...More

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

YangYang was our guide and she was very friendly and informative. We learned alot about the history and cultures. She spoke perfect English and made the whole experience very pleasant. We enjoyed her as our guide very much. The boats were closed due to the...More

1  Thank MariahNS
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Our tour guide Helen was brilliant, we were picked up at our hotel on time, introduced to our excellent driver and taken to Beijing Zoo. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the Pandas one of the many highlights of the day. From here we went to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank 374sandra
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We were picked up by our guide Helen and our great driver at 12:30 for the wonderful tour. First stop the Panda enclosure at Beijing zoo where we were lucky enough to see several pandas who were awake, on to the Summer Palace: This was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank JennyHCO15
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This was a wonderful tour and our tour guide Angie was excellent.She was extremely informative and was so friendly.I would highly recommend this tour it was the highlight of our stay and has made me want to see more of China.

Date of experience: July 2018
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musaab_mhd
June 6, 2019|
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The tour company was very flexible. I think they will make adjustments as long as the request is not too dramatic. Traffic is horrible in Beijing, so they will likely want to stay on the same side of the city.
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Expedition593410
September 22, 2018|
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Hi Dear Customer, I am sorry that our pickup and dropoff location should be within the city. Additional charges would occur if you want to be dropped off at the airport. Any help, please just let me know. Bruce Li from... More
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