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2-Day Beijing Best Private Tour including Forbidden City and Great Wall

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What to Expect

Day 1: The Forbidden City, Hutongs Tour and Summer Palace

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Our guide will give you an interesting introduction to the history and architecture as well as anecdotes about the square. Enjoy your time walking around and take some great photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
You could feel the majesty of the emperor’s imperial stronghold in the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties from 1420 to 1912. Our guide will help you unfold the secrets of this imperial palace through the lives of the emperors, empresses, and concubines. The stories about them will make the Forbidden City come alive for you.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China
You'll take a rickshaw through the 300-year-old hutongs.A visit to a local family, whose ancestors have lived in the hutongs for generations, offers a local perspective on the area's history and is a highlight for most visitors.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
You will have a relaxing time at the Summer Palace. It was an imperial garden where the emperors used to enjoy themselves.

Enjoy a leisurely walk through the beautiful and peaceful scenery of the top traditional garden in China.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Water Cube, No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
The National Aquatics Center, better known as “Water Cube”, is one of the best venues of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, built with donations from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan compatriot and overseas Chinese. It was chosen through public appraisals as one of “China ten big new architecture views” by The U.S. magazine "Business Weekly".
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Temple of Heaven Tour and The Great Wall at Mutianyu

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
Visit the Temple of Heaven in the morning. Marvel at the spectacular architecture and get a glimpse of local life. After exploring the main buildings, your private guide will show you an area in the park where you will see the local people do their morning exercises: tai chi, dancing, etc.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China
In the afternoon, you'll hike the Great Wall at Mutianyu. This section is ranked top among all parts of the Great Wall on TripAdvisor due to its picturesque scenery and beautifully restored architecture.

Our guide will walk with you on “the most beautiful part of the Great Wall”, between Mutianyu’s 14th and 23rd watchtowers. He/she will introduce the key aspects, answer your questions, and help you take excellent Great Wall photos.Take in the spectacular scenery for about 2 hours (2–3 kilometers).
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Centrally located Beijing hotel
Departure Time
9:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Centrally located Beijing hotel
  • 2x Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Tea tasting
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off ((inside 4th ring road)
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Water Cube
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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