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Home >> China Tours >> Beijing Tour >> 5 Days Peking Trip Travel To Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Tanzhe Temple, Hutong
Beijing location
Beijing Location
Forbidden City
Forbidden City, Beijing
Imperial Palace, Beijing
Imperial Palace, Beijing
Peking Opera
Peking Opera
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Tiananmen
Tiananmen
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Summer Palace
Summer Palace, Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
the Great Wall
the Great Wall
Ming Tombs
Ming Tombs, Beijing
Sacred Way, Ming Tombs
Sacred Way, Ming Tombs
Tanzhe Temple
Tanzhe Temple
Tanzhe Temple
Tanzhe Temple
Hutong
Hutong
Yonghegong Lama Temple
Yonghegong Lama Temple

5-Day Beijing Highlights Tour

Destinations: Beijing
Tour Code: Beijing_04
Departure: Daily

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Beijing
Arrive at Beijing airport or railway station. Our English-speaking tour guide will meet and welcome you at the arrival hall, and then you will be transferred to your hotel for checking in. Remaining day is free at your own leisure.
Day 02 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace) and the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner. Optional program in the evening: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.

Tiananmen Square: Tiananmen was the front gate of Forbidden City - the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Measuring 880 meters in length and 500 meters in width, Tian'anmen Square is located in the center of Beijing; military parade takes place here on China's National Day.
Forbidden City: Also known as the Imperial Palace, it was the ruling center and living residence of 24 emperors in Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. The Forbidden City is situated right in the center of Beijing, covers an area of 740,000 square meters, and has 9999.5 rooms.
Summer Palace: The largest and most famous imperial garden in China which is located in the northwestern outskirts of Beijing. The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 as a summer resort for the emperors in the Qing Dynasty. It was built in order to celebrated Emperor Qianlong's mother's 60th birthday, and survived from several major damages a couple of times in late Qing Dynasty. The most attractive sight in Summer Palace is the Kunming lake. You can take a boat to cruise it in the summer and enjoy skiing on the frozen lake in the winter.
Beijing Duck Dinner: Beijing Roasted Duck is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing. The duck is hung in the oven and roasted by flame burning from fruit-wood. The finished duck is characteristic with crispy skin, tender meat and the fragrance from the fruit-wood.
Peking Opera: China's national opera and it is also China¡¯s traditional art. It combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics. It arose in the late 18th century and became fully developed and recognized by the mid-19th century. Traditional opera is very popular among Chinese people, especially seniors. Nowadays, appreciting an authentic Beijing Opera Show in famous Liyuan Theater is a must-do when you are traveling in Beijing.
Day 03 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take an excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

Mutianyu Great Wall: As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu sector used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It is regarded as the most beautiful section among all the great wall in Beijing. The Mutianyu Great Wall is with medium distance, fewer people, good hiking condition, full travel facilities, and most importantly, the magnificent and primitive scene, so now more and more visitors would like to visit it.
Ming Tombs: The Ming Tombs lie in a broad valley to the south of Tianshou Mountain in Changping County, about 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing proper. They are known as the 13 Ming tombs, as 13 out of the 16 Ming emperors were buried there. Construction of the tombs started in 1409 and ended with the fall of the Ming Dynasty in 1644. In over 200 years, tombs were built over an area of 40 square kilometers, which is surrounded by walls totaling 40 kilometers. The Ming Tombs are characterized by its large size, complete system, and intact preservation.
Day 04 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the to Tanzhe Temple and Temple of Heaven.

Tanzhe Temple: Initially built in 307AD during the Western Jin Dynasty, the Buddhist temple boasts a history of almost 1,700 years. The temple is built into the landscape and laid out in a beautiful setting, it consists of various pavilions, prayer halls, courtyards and a group of pagodas dating from the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
Temple of Heaven: An example of China's ancient architectural art and the architectural structure for worshipping the heaven. Covering an area of 2,700,000 square meters, it is located in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The temple of Heaven was built in 1420 AD Ming Dynasty and then expanded and reconstructed. It was for emperors of the two dynasties to worship heaven and pray for rich harvest. Now, it has been a famous tourist attraction.
Day 05 Beijing - Departure (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit Yonghegong Lama Temple, then take a Hutong tour by rickshaw. Be transferred back to airport / railway station for your onward journey.

Yonghegong Lama Temple: Also named Yonghegong Lamasery, is the largest Tibetan Buddhist Lama Temple in Beijing. It was built in 1694 as a mansion by Kangxi - the second emperor of Qing Dynasty (1636-1911), for his son Yongzheng who is the third emperor. Lama Temple is consisted of by the archway, the Heavenly Guardian Hall, the Hall of Mahavira, the Hall of Eternal Blessing, the Hall of Dharma Wheel and Wanfu Hall with compound halls in the east and west. The Lhama Temple is a tranquil spot, except during the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) when it seems all of China's Buddhists throng its altars to burn bushels of incense and pray for good fortune.
Hutong: The old narrow lanes where common people lived. Beijing Hutong has a history of more than 700 years, which is passed on from Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). It reflects the real face of Beijing, and each lane has its own exciting story. So In many people's minds, Beijing is associated with hutongs. Beijing is the only city in China that has them. There used to be thousands of hutongs, lanes, alleys and courtyards in Beijing, forming the residential areas for local people. When visiting Hutong, you have chance to visit porcelain factory. Beijing porcelain is famous, especially cloisonne.


2. Hotel Accommodation

City Luxury Standard Comfortable
Beijing Crowne PLaza Hotel
Sunworld Hotel
King Parkview Hotel

3. Tour Price

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1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre, please let us know their age;
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested in, each tour has a code, you can find it above;
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
6. We specialize in customizing or tailor making tour package to make it do exactly what you want, if you have any request, please let us know.

 

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 private facilities.
2. Meals
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 air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Transportation between Cities
The economic class air tickets of the domestic flight or soft berth/seat train tickets between cities as specified in the itinerary.
5. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
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.
7. Insurance
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 China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What 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 occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers

 
 
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