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Private Flexible Beijing City Tour with Your Fancy provided by Catherine Lu Tours

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Private Flexible Beijing City Tour with Your Fancy

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2 adults
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Overview
Combine the freedom on independent travel with the convenience of guided sightseeing on a private Beijing tour that allows you to create your own itinerary. Depending on your preference, you can choose between a guide-only package—during which you’ll benefit from insider knowledge and expert recommendations—and one that includes private transportation around the city.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Wudaoying Hutong
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Highlights
  • Create your own itinerary on a private Beijing tour
  • Pick the sights that interest you and then a guide does the rest
  • Overcome the language barrier and skip the stress of navigation
  • Choose between a guide-only or guide-and-transport package depending on your budget
Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide service fee
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver (if Tour with car service option is selected)
  • Gas, toll & parking lot fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
Exclusions
  • Transportation by private vehicle (if Tour only option is selected)
  • Meals (lunch & dinner)
  • Gratuity to the guide and driver
  • All entrance tickets to the sights
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant (1-3 years old) are free providing they do not occupy a seat
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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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Leslie M wrote a review Nov. 2019
Redondo Beach, California24 contributions
Amanda was the BEST!!!! Booking tours with Catherine Lu before even leaving home was SO easy and we were more than impressed with the car and driver that picked us up, the details of the day flawlessly planned in advance but then executed perfectly by Amanda!!!! Amanda was our
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Gayle Gullett wrote a review Sep. 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Amanda was a superb tour guide. Her English was excellent; she was very knowledgeable; and, most impressive, she was so empathetic to our needs. We toured Beijing on an exceptionally hot summer day and were wilting in the heat. We hadn't planned a lunch break but Amanda quickly
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Date of experience: June 2019
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John F wrote a review Jul. 2019
2 contributions
Our guide Nico was great. Excellent English and knowledge. We met at our hotel and then he helped us see Chairman Mao's Mauseleum and guided us through the Forbidden City before leaving us to do some of our own exploring, exactly as we wanted. We even later ran into him with a
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Excursion827348 wrote a review Oct. 2018
12 contributions
The tour was excellent. Our guide was superb. Lucy Lee was an excellent guide. She was especially attentive to all of our needs. When asked to stop in at a pharmacy while on tour, she did so with no hesitation. In the pharmacy she was helpful in translating so as to acquire the
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Ahmed Yousry wrote a review Sep. 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates21 contributions28 helpful votes
My guide Lucy was perfect!! She was knowledgeable, helpful, courteous, didn't hesitate when asked to take lots of photos, answered all questions in a very articulate and kind way. The food during lunch in the three days was awesome, the restaurants were of high standard and
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Amazing Trip to Beijing
This was our first time to go on a private tour here in China and it was well worth it. Peter was an excellent guid
Shanghaitraveler_23
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Best trip we ever had!
We were in beijing for 3 days and had Peter as our guide. From the very beginning he was personable, very helpful
LB123321
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One of the best trips we ever went on!
We went to Beijing and had a trip we‘ll never forget. Our tour guide was considerate of all our wishes and enabled
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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
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
AKGBoman
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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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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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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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