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Skip The Line 4-Hour Beijing Private Forbidden City Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby at the time you advised as your preferred pickup time upon booking. Then take local transportation ( At your own cost ) or walk to Tiananmen Square and then continue your tour to the Forbidden city. Your guide will provide a great overview of the history and interesting stories of each attraction.

    Afterwards, explore and enjoy the Forbidden city, followed by a visit to Jinshan Park, where you can overlook the entire Imperial City as well as the old Beijing neighborhood area. 

    When your tour is finished, your guide will assist you in arranging a taxi back to your hotel. (by taxi at your own cost).
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick you up from hotel

    Hotel located withing 4th ring road Beijing
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Profession guide
    • Private walking tour
    • Hotel pickup ( Guide meet in hotel lobby )
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Transportion fee
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants for getting your Forbidden City entrance ticket in advance
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • 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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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    When we booked the walking tour I was hesitant because we had our two year old son with us who is not a fan of the stroller for long periods of time. Helen put all my worries at ease when she started to talk about...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank IEWorden
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Highly Recommend- Helena was our guide and we are delighted that we booked the tour. The tour worked hard to get us tickets to Forbidden City for sold out day. Helena picked us up at our hotel. She also suggested we start at 11 which...More

    2  Thank apple_in_MI
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Thanks to our knowledgeable and wonderful guide Helena, we got two amazing tours of the forbidden city and hutongs. Her presence and professionalism was beyond our expectations. If you’re ever in Beijing this is highly recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Navigator299016
    Reviewed August 1, 2019

    Helen, our tour guide, really went the extra mile starting off with meeting us at our AirBnB accommodation and generally making the next 6 hours a totally wonderful experience. She was very informative teaching us all about the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square and the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank NeilfromNewZealand
    Reviewed July 26, 2019

    We did Tiananmen Sq, Forbidden City and Jingshan Park tour with April and it was certainly a memorable tour!! Five starts to our guide, April. She is very knowledgeable and her English is great. Highly recommended them for any Tour in Beijing. Also, Emily and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank shakthip1974
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    April 5, 2018|
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    High season 4.1-10.31 Open season during peak season from April 1st to October 31st every year 8:30 start ticket sales, opening time: 16:00 ticket time (including watch museum, treasure house): 16:10 stop admission... More
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