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3 Days Beijing Tour(without hotel)

Day 1.  Visit Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven
You will be picked up at your hotel. And then, you will have a whole day to visit Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Then we will transfer you to your hotel. Have a nice tour! Note: if you are on a private tour, in the evening at 7:15~8:30PM, you can choose from the Peking Opera Show, or Chinese Acrobat, or Chinese Kongfu show.

The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties so it is the essence of the ancient architecture and full of treasures. Built from the fourth year of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1406) to 1420,the Forbidden City was well-preserved. In 1961 the Palace Museum was listed as one of the important historical monuments under the special preservation by the Chinese central government and in 1987, it was nominated as the world cultural heritage by the UNESCO.It has four gates in four directions: the Meridian Gatethe in the souh , the Divine Prowess Gate in the north , the Donghua Gate in the east and the Xihua Gate in the west. Each gate has its own function.

As the most holy temple of Beijing Imperial temples, the temple of Heaven was the place for the Emperor to come to worship heaven and pray for a good harvest every winter solstice in ancient times. The Temple of Heaven was firstly constructed during the reign of Ming Emperor YongLe and lasted for 14 years. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List In 1998.The ancient craftsmen adopt elaborate symbolism and numerology to build so it contains a lot of Chinese ancient cultures.

Tiananmen Square covers an area of 440, 000 square meters, making it the biggest square located in the center of a city in the world. It can hold about one million people for public celebration or gatherings. In the early morning every day ,there are many tourists watching the national flag raising ceremony . Besides you can visit the National Museum of China and go to the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong in which one will see the body of the great Chinese leader. There are five Golden Water Bridges well sculptured of white marble between the square and the imperial palace .The midmost 8.55 meters wide Imperial Bridge, engraved with dragon, was for the exclusive use of the ancient emperors. The two 5.78-meter-wide bridges ,called the Royals' Bridges, were used by the royal family .The left two bridges were constructed forthe civil military officials above the third rank. The Tiananmen Square is so famous that almost everyone who comes China will visit it.

Day 2.  Pay a visit Great Wall and Ming Tomb
We will pick you up at your hotel as usual. Then we will head for the Great Wall(Badaling section) and Ming Tomb(ling en gate, ling en palace, soul tower, the great red gate and the stele pavilion).You can take a cable car to the highest point at your own expense. Note: as a private tourist, in the evening you can enjoy a Peking Duck Banquet for dinner in the most famous Quanjude Restaurant.

The Ming Tombs is located 50 kilometers northwest from Beijing City. It is the general name of the mausoleums of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Its long history, palatial and integrated architecture have made it a high cultural and historic valuable tomb. Changling is the most magnificent of the tombs, which is the tomb of Emperor Zhu Di and his empresses, surrounded by the succeeding twelve emperors’ tombs. Only the Changling and Dingling tombs are open to the public now.

Day 3.  Visit Beijing Rear Lake Area (Shi Cha Lake) and the Summer Palace
We will pick you up at your hotel us usual to visit Beijing Rear Lake Area (Shi Cha Lake) and the Summer Palace. You will be arranged to visit the old Beijing lanes by rickshaws bicycle ride, across many narrow streets. Hutong tour lasts for about 2 hours, led by local guide, and you will find the typical Chinese quadrangles, where you can experience the real life of ordinary people in Beijing, and pass many famous old building, like the drum tower, Silver Bridge, etc. What's more you can have lunch in local familywith home cooked dumplings.
Dininglunch

Summer Palace is located in the Haidian District and covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers. It is not only an entertainment place for emperors during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), but also an administrative area for emperor. There is a palace called the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity (Renshoudian) in which you can imagine the scene of emperor's administrative life by viewing the furnishings remained in the hall. There are a variety of palaces, gardens, and other classical-style architectural structures in Summer Palace, so it will feast your eyes when you come to visit it .

Made up of the Shicha Lake or Front Lake (Qianhai), Rear Lake (Houhai) and Jishui Lake, the Shicha Lakes (or Three Rear Lakes) is located in the southwest of the Drum Tower with beautiful surroundings. It boasts a history of about 700 years in the Yuan Dynasty. The landscape here is fabulous combined with the special Beijing Hutong. The weeping willows line its shores waving in the breeze, and the rowboats set on the water. It is a perfect place to stroll along the shoreline, where you can appreciate the glimmering blue water and the graceful weeping willows, as well as the tranquil life of the locals. Apart from that, there are some bars there with the Chinese external architecture and the modern drinks and decoration in the exterior part. You can enjoy the fusion of the Eastern and western culture at the same time.

Itinerary Plus
Chinese Acrobatic Show
$33 / RMB 220
Chinese Kongfu Show
$33 / RMB 220
Beijing Opera Show
$33 / RMB 220
Your Group SizeTour ClassTour Price Per Person
1 PersonSuperior Class - Inquiry
Deluxe Class - Inquiry
Standard Class$ 329 / ¥ 2250Enquiry
2-5 PersonSuperior Class - Inquiry
Deluxe Class - Inquiry
Standard Class$ 219 / ¥ 1500Enquiry
6-9 PersonSuperior Class - Inquiry
Deluxe Class - Inquiry
Standard Class$ 139 / ¥ 950Enquiry
Price Inclusions and Exclusions
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Guide
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Private Transfers
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Shanghai by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Meals
All meals as specified in the itinerary. If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
Entrance Fees
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
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Meals
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
Personal Expenses
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.

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3 Days Beijing Tour(without hotel)
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