One of the best day trip to experience the most famous places of interests in the city with private vehicle, accompany by a very knowledgeable tour guide. In this private tour, you will visit Tian'anmen Square and wander in the largest imperial palace: Forbidden City. After lunch, we head to Summer Palace to see the palace and lake view of the beautiful imperial park.
Visit the world's largest public square: Tian'anmen Square;
Visit the largest imperial palace in the world: Forbidden City;
Wander in Summer Palace, which is the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China;
8:00-8:30 Pick you up at the hotel lobby.
9:00 Visit Tian'anmen Square, explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take amazing pictures; You will spend a couple of hours wandering around the magnificent Forbidden City which is an amazing example of imperial architecture, and you will learn about the history and stories of the palace. Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, and Gu Gong in Chinese, lies at the city center of Beijing, and once served as the imperial palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911).
13:00 Have lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.
14:00 Head to Summer Palace and visit the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China. It greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'. It ranked amongst the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1998.
16:00 Drive back to your hotel.
Pls notice that this is a rough schedule for the day tour, it may be affected by the traffic's conditions.
You may choose to include the deliciously famous Peking Roast Duck Dinner and the Gongfu Performance at the Red Theatre, or enjoy a wonderful Acrobatic Show at Chaoyang Theatre. Please notify us if would like to take advantage of this special, exciting addition.
English-speaking tour guide service fee
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Gas, toll & parking lot fees
Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant
All entrance tickets to the sights listed above
Gratuity to the guide and driver
The quoted price is for an 8-hour tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 8 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.
Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide and 50CNY to 100CNY for the driver.
Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.
For the lunch, we will take you to the authentic Chinese local restaurant catering for the locals with great dishes. If you prefer to take a lunch in a fancy restaurant or order dishes more than our budget then you can just cover the cost difference above our budget.
We conduct only private tour but not group tour and won't mix you with others.
Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won't take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.
Forbidden City is closed every Monday except the national holidays.