Get up early today and meet your guide at your hotel lobby.
Your first visit will be the Temple of Heaven, where you can see many local Chinese people doing morning exercises, such as Tai-Chi (a traditional Chinese martial art), Peking opera singing and folk dancing. This provides you a closer look at the ordinary Chinese people’s life and allows you to observe different aspects of their way of living.
Next you will walk through the Temple of Heaven, which is the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where most Emperors of Ming (1368-1644 AD) and Qing Dynasties (1644-1911) prayed for peace and harvest. After touring the Temple of Heaven, you will take a private transfer to the National Museum of China, which is the flagship of its kind in China and dedicated to its collections, exhibitions, research, archaeology, public education and cultural communication.
Have a quick lunch and your guide will lead you a to local restaurant or fast food restaurant, the lunch will on your own, then stroll the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and then enter the Forbidden City, which is the residence of Chinese emperors for more than 500 years. Going from south to north through the Forbidden City, you will pass the Jingshan Park. If time permits, you can also go into the park and climb up the hill to have a bird view of the royal palace. (Entrance fee not included). Then take private transfer back to your hotel.