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Private 4-Hour Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City provided by Catherine Lu Tours

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Private 4-Hour Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

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C$116.67
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2 adults
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Overview
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide service fee (4 hours)
  • Entrance Tickets to the Sights
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Exclusions
  • Transportation
  • Meals (lunch & dinner)
  • Gratuity (for good service)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please note: Forbidden City is closed every Monday, except the Chinese public holidays
  • Extra fee will be requested after 4 hours tour
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SheemaA wrote a review Nov. 2019
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I had a 10 hour layover in Beijing last week. CatherineLu Tours made it possible for me to see the Mutianyu Great Wall within that time and be back for my flight. They were extremely prompt in their replies to my emails, answered all my questions, and gave explicit instructions
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Richard wrote a review Oct. 2019
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We thoroughly enjoyed this tour which was just long enough, but not too long to ingest all the knowledge that our tour guide Connie imparted on this. Connie's knowledge of Tiannneman Square, The Forbidden City and the associated elements around them really kept us interested
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Adventurer816799 wrote a review Jul. 2019
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We took three of the half-day walking tours with Tracey, who was amazing (Tiananmen & Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Temple of Heaven). Her English was great. She called us the evening before our first tour, picked us up at the hotel each morning, and provided us with the
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Rachel wrote a review Jun. 2019
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Joyce was a great tour guide: she picked me up at my hotel, and promptly made a reservation for Forbidden City so that we wouldn't miss it (warning: if you do an afternoon tour, maybe a good idea to tell them in advance if you want to do the forbidden city). She made negotiating
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Date of experience: June 2019
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bheger1 wrote a review Mar. 2019
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I usually book Catherine Lu Tours because I’m certain to get a great guide. The tour we had of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Mao Mausoleum was well explained by Jenny. It was a 4 hour tour, and was a fascinating tour. We skipped the long lines and went right into
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Fantastic Beijing trip! Couldn't have asked for more.
We had an INCREDIBLE time with Lena on our Catherine Lu tour of Beijing! Lena was a fantastic tour guide, really kn
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gmanderson
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Wonderful visit with Joyce!
We did a Beijing Private Tour with Joy and had a wonderful set of visits! We were able to come up with a customized
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Awesome service!
I forgot my password to tripadvisor and the reason I got a new one was this tour! We were treated to a fabulous pri
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7-Day Private Tour
From the get go, our communication with Catherine Lu tours was top notch. We did a 2 city, 7-day private tour. From
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4 cities, 12 days with Catherine Lu tours
Jenna from Catherine Lu Tours came up with great itineraries for our stays in Chengdu, Hangzhou, Xi’an and Beijing.
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Great Knowledge, Amazing Places & Good Food
The 3 things most travelers are looking for when taking on an adventure. Booking was very easy with plenty of conta
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40sherif
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Wonderful Day in Beijing
This full-day private tour to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall did not disappoint. We appre
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20 hour layover: an incredible experience
Amazing day tour began with our driver picking us up in hotel lobby. Our guide was Joyce and she was truly a joy- s
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Beijing Private Tour
We had two families (8 people) on our first trip to China. Catherine Lu Tours was amazing. From Jenna helping us ma
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Highly recommend!
Joyce was amazing!!!! She spoke excellent English, knew so much about all the sites, made things as comfortable as
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Fantastic experience
We toured Beijing with Joyce and she was fantastic. So full of knowledge, interesting facts and she always knew whe
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Private One-Day Tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Great Wall, Bird's Nest/Olympic Park
Outstanding tour and overall experience. Very easy to book, and Catherine Lu was highly responsive and accommodati
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Great Day! Highly Recommend
We did this private tour on our last day in Beijing and I would highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide was Joyc
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shirleyripbiker
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Justin Was A Wonderful Guide
Walking with a private guide is the best way to see a city, provided the guide is good, and Justin was. He was know
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swhiley
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Great guide and trip
We booked the trip the day before, only a couple of hours before our flight. We received confirmation and a persona
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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