● The Price Based on 2 Persons in a Private Tour for 4Star Hotel.
● Walk Along the magnificent man-made Great Wall. Visit Tiananmen Square.
● Explore Forbidden City, walk on the steps of the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in China.
●Visit Summer Palace, a imperial garden consisting of vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in China.
● Visit Yungang Caves, which is one of the three major cave clusters in China.
Nihao, welcome to Beijing, the capital of China. With a sunny smile, your guide will be on time and waiting for you at the arrival hall. A comfortable car and experienced driver will transfer you to the hotel. Just relax and prepare for your Natural wonders and Culture Adventure.
It's 30 kilometres from Beijing Capital International Airport to Beijing City.
It's 48 kilometres from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Beijing City.
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We have toured some ancient buildings in Beijing, today we are going to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall and some modern landmarks in Beijing.
After enjoying the delicious breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will bring you to head to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall, Lies in Huairou County, Mutianyu Section is 73 kilometres away from Beijing City. Meanwhile, when we back to the urban area, you can also take a photo stop at the 2008 Olympic Site to see the Bird's Nest National Stadium and Water Cube Aquatic Centre.
It takes 1 hr and 27 mins ( 72.1 Kilometres ) from the urban area to Mutianyu Great Wall.
Today is another day to explore culture and history in Beijing.
At 08:00, we will pay a visit to Tianan Men Square for 30 mintes, Continue the 3hrs exploration in Forbidden City, also called Palace Museum. Walk on the steps of the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in China. Feel the enchant atmosphere or to foresee the Emperors were ruling this great county. The Hollywood Movie “The Last Emperor” highly recommended before your visiting.
After Lunch in the local Restaurant, make our way to Temple of Heaven,1-2hrs walking through the vast beautiful park to enjoy the impressive architecture and interesting story of the Chinese Emperors prayed for good harvest.
Our final stop is the Summer Palace, a imperial garden consisting of vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in China. You can take the boat cross the island and then walk over to the temple on the hill. The climb up the stairs might be bit tired but so worth to enjoy incredible view from the top.
It takes 23 mins ( 3.9 Kilometres ) from Tian'anmen Square to the Forbidden City.
It takes 30 mins ( 6.0 Kilometres ) from the Forbidden City to the Temple of Heaven.
It takes 45 mins ( 2.1 Kilometres ) from the Temple of Heaven to the Summer Palace.
Take the morning flight to Datong from Beijing at 6 am. meet guide and start our splendid trip at Datong, Morning arrive in Datong, we will meet you at the train station, then our tour guide will bring you to visit the Yungang Caves, where you can see amazing Buddhist carving craftsmanship from thumb-sized figurines to a 12 metres Buddhist statues, and then visit the 1500-year-old Hanging Monastery with its halls and pavilions built along the natural contours of the cliff.
Yungang Caves is one of the three major cave clusters in China, punctuate the north cliff of Wuzhou Mountain, Datong. The area was excavated along the mountain, extending 1 km (0.62 miles) from east to west, revealing 53 caves and over 51,000 stone statues. The Caves are divided into the east, middle, and west parts. Pagodas dominate the eastern parts; west caves are small and mid-sized with niches.
Hanging Monastery: Hanging Monastery stands at the foot of Mt. Hengshan, 5 kilometres (3 miles) south of Hunyuan County, and 65 kilometres (40 miles) from downtown Datong City. Since it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 metres above the ground, it is called Hanging Monastery. Hanging Monastery, built in 491, has survived more than 1400 years.
It takes 30 mins ( 16 Kilometre) from Datong to Yungang Grottoes.
It takes 1hr and 34 mins ( 96.0 Kilometres ) from Yungang Grottoes to the Hanging Monastery.
Take the morning flight back to Beijing. Today your journey comes to an end. You will be transferred to the airport or train station based on your schedule. Look forward to our next meeting.
Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary.
Domestic flight from Beijing to Datong ( Round Trip ) are listed in the itinerary
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request).
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.
There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.
Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.
There is no cancellation fee 30 days or more before the tour start date if we haven't issue trains and flights. Enjoy a worry-free booking!
Cancellation prior 15-29 days – 15% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 7-15 days – 30% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 2-7 days – 50% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 1-in the process of the tour – No refund unless it is agreed by SRT.
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