Highlights

  • Visit the world's largest famous square-- Tian'anmen Square. It is the must-visit place for visitors to Beijing which can accommodate a million people inside

  • Walk Along the magnificent man-made Great Wall and enjoy the stunning and breathtaking view

  • Explore the Forbidden City and discover the history and culture behind it 

  • Wandering in the Hutong, take photos, chat with local people and experience daily life living there

ITINERARY Close All

Day 1Arrive in Beijing

Nihao, welcome to Beijing, the capital of China. Be transferred to the hotel. Relax and prepare for your Natural wonders and Culture Adventure.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Beijing Sunworld Hotel
Altitude: 43.5m

Day 2Tian'anmen Square - The Forbidden City - The Temple of Heaven

Start our heritage tours today. This morning, you will take a short stroll on Tiananmen Square, is the spiritual heart of the world's most populous country, stretching a vast 440,000 square metres.

Continue to visit, you can discover the splendid Forbidden City with its palace complex of 9,999 rooms across 72 hectares, surrounded by a six-meter deep moat and a ten-meter wall. It gives new meaning to the word "epic".

In the afternoon, our tour guide will bring you to visit the Summer Palace, it is an imperial garden consisting of a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in China. You can take the boat across the island and then walk over to the temple on the hill. The climb up the stairs might be a bit tired but so worth to enjoy the incredible view from the top.


Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Beijing
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 43.5m
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    Tian'an-men

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    Forbidden-city

Day 3Beijing Hutong - Temple of Heaven

The half-day private Hutong tour will start with the tea or Fermented Soya-bean Milk, fried dough cake (You Bing) or steamed buns (baozi) for breakfast at a local market.

Onward, you will take public transportation to a less travelled hutong area, where you will do feel like a native by walking through the lanes. Enjoy the lunch at a local restaurant or local family.

After that, you will visit the incredible Temple of Heaven - a vast sacred place to perform ceremonial rites on behalf of the Chinese nation, and now is a refreshment place for the locals to enjoy their free time. 

Note: 

  • A light breakfast at your hotel is suggested in case the local breakfast is unpalatable for you.

  • It takes about 8.8 kilometres to drive from Nanluoguxiang to The Temple of Heaven

  • It takes about 4 kilometres to drive from Xijiaomin Alley to The Temple of Heaven

  • It takes about 7 kilometres to drive from Lingjing Hutong to The Temple of Heaven


Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Beijing
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 43.5m
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    Hutong-6

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    Temple-of-heaven-3

Day 4Beijing Departure

Farewell 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.

Note:

  • It takes about 33.4 kilometres to drive from the urban area to Beijing Capital International Airport.

  • It takes about 1 hour to drive from the urban area to Daxing International Airport.

  • Read more about Beijing Transportation.


Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 43.5m

INCLUDES

  • 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 flights to Beijing Capital International Airport or Daxing International 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.

EXCLUDES

  • 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

TRIP NOTES

  • 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.


Transportation

We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.


Accommodation

All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.


Guides

Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.


Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct is the best time to visit Beijing. And we strongly recommended you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. Beware that during national holidays the city's hotels and sights will be packed. Autumn is dry with strong winds and Winter can dip down to -15 degree Celsius. Summer is hot but dry and temperatures average around the high 30 degree Celsius.


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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We will not disclose such personal information to any third party. You have the right to require us at any time to delete your personal information.


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