This is a 2-days trip to experience the most famous places of interests in the Beijing with private driver, accompany by a very knowledgeable tour guide. On the first day, we 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.
On the second day, we will hike the strongest and most well built section of the Great Wall: Huanghuacheng Great Wall, where you can have a glimpse of the wild Wall, less visited and quieter. After lunch, we head to Ding Tomb at the Ming Tombs, the only emperor's tomb that open to the public.
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;
Hike to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, less visited part of the wild wall;
Visit Ding Tomb, the only emperior's tomb that open to the public, which is listed as World Culture Heritage;
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.
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.
7:30-8:00 Pick up at your hotel lobby and drive to Huanghuacheng Great Wall.
10:00 Visit the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, which is the slightly less famous wall. This 10,800-meter section of the wall is the strongest and most well-built, with six forts guarding six passes, twelve beacon towers, and thirty-two watchtowers.
It is a less renovated Wall where you can have a glimpse of the wild wall, less visited and quieter. You can do 1.5 hour hiking along the wall.
Please note: It needs more physical demanding since some part of this section is un-renovated and keeps a wild condition.
By the end of tour, you will walk through the rugged rock pass then down to a lovely village down the hill which give you a vivid impression of rural life with all the farm lands, horse and donkey.
12:00 Have lunch in a local Chinese restaurant nearby the wall.
14:00 Visit Ding Tomb at the Ming Tombs. Ming Tombs was listed as World Culture Heritage which was surrounded by mountains. Ding Tomb is the only emperor's tomb that open to the public.
Dingling was built in 1590, Emperor Shen Zong and his empress were buried there in 1620. After it was built, the underground palace was covered with deep soil. The people in charge of the tomb construction and later burial of the imperials erected the tablet as a sign for relocating the underground palace when needed.
15:30 Drive back to your hotel.
You may choose to include the deliciously famous Peking Roast Duck Dinner and Kong Fu Show 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. If you prefer to take a lunch in a fancy restaurant or order the dishes above our budget then you can just cover the cost difference above our budget. The guide will assist you to order some dishes and you can share the lunch with the guide.
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.
If your hotel is located quite far from Beijing or nearby the airport, the transportation fee will be higher than the regular tour, hope you can understand.