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 Temple of Heaven, the largest imperial place of worship from ancient times. If you are interested, we will stop at the famous Pearl Market where you get approach great souvenirs. We will pass by the Olympic area and after lunch we head to Summer Palace to see the palace and lake view of the beautiful imperial park.
Visit the largest Imperial place of worship: Temple of Heaven;
Discover in famous Pearl Market to get great souvenirs (optional);
Have the chance to take good pictures of Olympic stadiums from outside;
Visit the best preserved imperial park: Summer Palace;
8:00-8:30 Pick you up at the hotel lobby.
9:00 Visit Temple of Heaven, the largest imperial place of worship from ancient times. This special place becomes a park where the local community utilizes this beautiful and enormous space for social activities such as singing, dancing, and Tai Chi practice.
11:00 Pearl Market (optional) where you can find those fun knock-off brand bags, shoes, and watches as well as pearls. There is a little bit of everything here, and you will surely find some great souvenirs to bring home to family and friends.
Then we will drive by the Olympic Stadiums and you can see the outside view of the unique architecture of the “Bird's Nest" and "Water Cube”. You can have a stop and take some pictures there.
13:00 Have lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.
14:00 Visit Summer Palace, a summer resort for Imperial Family Members which is considered to be the best-preserved imperial park.
16:00 drive you back to 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.