Palace , Beijing
Way, Ming Tombs
of Heaven, Beijing
City Wall, Pingyao
- Qing Street, Pingyao
Days / 5 Nights China Tours To Beijing, Taiyuan,
Tour Code: BJT_04
1. Tour Itinerary
Upon your arrival in Beijing,
our English-speaking tour guide
will meet you at the airport or railway station.
After claiming your luggage, you
will easily find our guide holding
a welcome sign with your name
on it. Transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon at leisure to overcome
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Square, the Forbidden City (the
Imperial Palace) and the Summer
Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck
Dinner and the Peking Opera in
Square, the largest square in
the world, encompasses 440,000
square metres, about the size
of 60 soccer fields, 880 metres
from north to south and 500 metres
from east to west, big enough
to hold half a million people.
Forbidden City China is a symbol
of oriental culture, Established
on the basis of the Imperial PaLace
of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
One cannot be counted as having
visited China if he or she has
never visited the Forbidden City
Summer Palace is a monument to
classical Chinese architecture,
in terms of both garden design
and construction. Incorporating
scenes from surrounding landscapes,
it radiates not only the grandeur
of an imperial garden but also
the beauty of nature shown by
Chinese architectural style.
Duck Dinner: Beijing
Roasted duck is renowned as the
most delicious food of Beijing.
Opera is deemed the national opera
of China. The accompanying music,
singing and costumes are full
of Chinese cultural facts.
Take an excursion
to the Great Wall and the Ming
Tombs. See the appearance of the
Bird's Nest (Olympic National
Stadium) at a distance.
Wall Of China: One
of the seven wonders in the world
and the symble of China. The Great
Wall extends to more than 5,000
50 kilometers northwest of the
downtown Beijing, the Ming Tombs
are generally combined with a
visit to the Great Wall. Otherwise
known as the "13 Tombs", this
is the burial site of 13 out of
17 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
- Taiyuan - Pingyao (Breakfast
train to Taiyuan which takes 3
hours. Our Taiyuan guide will
meet you at the station and then
drive 2 hours to Pingyao.
Visit Qiao Family's compound,
the Shuanglin Temple and the Pingyao
Ancient City Wall.
Family's compound: Built in
1755, this well-preserved and
exquisite structure used to be
the residence of Qiao Zhiyong,
who was a famous businessman during
the Qing Dynasty.
Temple: A Buddhist temple
with a long history. Inside the
temple are more than two-thousand
painted sculptures which arts
are of precious value.
Ancient City Wall: First built
about 2,700 years ago, the ancient
city wall was expanded in the
Ming Dynasty. It was the most
well-preserved wall among the
ancient historical and cultural
cities in China.
- Taiyuan (Breakfast
Visit the Ming
- Qing Street, the Ri Sheng Chang
Financial House, the Chenghuang
Temple and the Tongxinggong ancient
bank bodyguard establishment.
Drive back to Taiyuan, visit the
Jinci Temple on the way. Take
the evening train back to Beijing.
- Qing Street: The street
used to be the commercial center
of Pingyao ancient city. The traditional
and orderly-located shops of the
Ming and Qing Dynasties are still
Sheng Chang Financial House:
Ri Sheng Chang was established
in the early Qing Dynasty. It
was China's forerunner for organizing
Chinese early finance system,
handling remittance, money exchange,
deposit, loan and other financial
Temple: Jinci Temple is the
most famous of all the historical
relics in Taiyuan, with an artistic
combination of ancient garden
- Departure (Breakfast
Tour to the Temple
of Heaven and the Yonghegong Lama
Temple. Transfer to the airport
for your departure, end of service.
of Heaven: Situadet
in the South-Eastern part of Beijing,
the Temple of Heaven is the largest
still existing sacrificial temple
in China. It was used as the site
for imperial sacrifices during
the Ming and Qing dynasties. It
was here that the emperor conducted
the elaborate and most exalted
sacrifices addressed to "the Supreme
Ruler of the Universe" to ask
for the heavens blessings and
Lama Temple: The
Yonghegong Lama Temple, located
in the northeast corner of downtown
Beijing was originally used as
official residence for court eunuchs
of the Ming dynasty and then used
for the royal court of Prince
Yongzheng of the Qing dynasty.
In the 3rd year of Yongzheng's
rein (1725), it was elevated to
imperial palace for short stays
away from the capital with the
name changed to Yonghe Palace
of Peace and Harmony.
2. Hotel Accommodation
3. Tour Price
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and provide the information below, we
will quote LATEST
for the above tour.
1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party,
if there are childre, please let us know
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested
in (each tour has a code like: CNT_18,
you can find the code of a tour at the
top of the page where the tour is);
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star
luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels
or comfortable 3-star hotels for your
6. If you would like us to tailor make
a new tour for you that is different from
above tour, please let us know your requests.
4. Quotation Inclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing
one twin or double standard room with
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at
the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in
local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by
The economic class air tickets of the
domestic flight or soft berth/seat train
tickets between cities as specified in
The main entrance tickets for the sights
6. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city
with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable. Our guide will
not fly with you from one city to another.
Upon your arrival at each city, a new
local guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see you
off after you finish the itinerary of
each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise company.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
8. Tibet Travel
Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application fee
if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Quotation Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train
charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room
Should a twin room is needed by a single
guest, supplement of the twin room will
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels
alone or the number of the travelers is
odd (such as 3,5, 7...), who stays in
one single room has to pay the single
room supplement. As the hotel is on double
Expenses of a personal nature such as
laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call,
optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
baggage charges or meals not indicated,
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides
Suggested tips: USD10-14 to tour guide
per day, USD 8-10 to driver per day, but
depending on their service, it's up to
you, entirely voluntary.