Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites, originally named Qingyi Yuan or the Garden of Clear Ripples, was the first constructed in 1750. It was razed to the group by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860. The Government of Qing Dynasty rebuilt it in1886 with funds that it had misappropriated from the Imperial Navy and other sources then 2 years later, renamed as Yi He Yuan or the Garden of Health and Harmony, it was ravaged by the Allied Forces of the Eight Powers that invaded China in 1900.


  • Visit the best-preserved Imperial Park and gain abundant history knowledge of Summer Palace;

  • Climb up to the Tower of Buddhist Incense and enjoy the beautiful lake view;

  • Take boat ferry (open from April to October);


Day 1Summer Palace Private Walking Tour

Depart your hotel at the planning time (morning or afternoon), take the subway or taxi to Summer Palace.

Deep exploring the Summer Palace, which is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members, considered the best preserved imperial park. You can visit the court area, lake area, long corridor, Tower of Buddhist Incense.

After the tour, take the public transportation back to your hotel.

Book Price

Group SizeAdult(Age:8-80) Price/p.pChild(Age:4-7) Price/p.pInfant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p
1 Number $ 115 $ 20 Free
2 Number $ 65 $ 20 Free
3 Number $ 55 $ 20 Free
4 Number $ 45 $ 20 Free
5 Number $ 42 $ 20 Free
6 Number $ 40 $ 20 Free
7 Number $ 36 $ 20 Free
8 Number $ 34 $ 20 Free
9 Number $ 32 $ 20 Free
10 Number $ 30 $ 20 Free


  • English-speaking tour guide service fee for 4 hours

  • Entrance ticket to Summer Palace (included Tower of Buddhist Incense)


  • Accommodations

  • Transportation

  • Meals

  • Gratuity to the guide

  • Personal Costs

Trip Notes

  • The quoted price is for a 4-hour tour per half day.

  • Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide

  • Pls note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.

  • The transportation service is not included, you can take subway or taxi or public bus from and to your hotel by your own cost.

  • 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.

  • Boat ferry is open from late April - late October.