Beijing 5 days Buddhist Package Private Tour

5 days Buddhist trip to Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-02Buddhist
Focus: Beijing 5 days Buddhist private tour, Buddhist package private tour, 5 days Beijing Buddhist private tour
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 5 day
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place:  Beijing Airport
  • End place:  Beijing Airport


Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Be met from airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Lunch, Old temple, Chinese Tea, Lama Temple.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Hongluo Temple. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Visit 2 Buddhist Temples, Summer Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Be met from hotel and transfer to airport for departure. (Breakfast)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival
Arrive in Beijing.
Be met from airport by private vehicle and be transferred to hotel for checking in. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Lunch, Old temple, Chinese Tea, Lama Temple.
Forbidden City PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Tiananmen Square. The Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world. Surrounded by many well-known cultural and political institutions, the square is the final resting place of Chairman Mao Zedong. The square has witnessed the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Enter the Palace Museum from the north end of Tiananmen Square. Known as Forbidden City, the Palace Museum is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years, 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasty. As one of the World Cultural Relics, the palace consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

After lunch, we will visit an old temple with the longest history in Beijing. The temple is the location of Chinese Buddhist Institute and Museum of Buddhist Books. It is an important place to train young Sangha and study Buddhist culture.

Taste Chinese tea, enjoy Chinese tea ceremony and have a rest in a local tea house.
China is the hometown and birthplace of Chinese tea.
Being the national drinks of China, tea has a history of four to five thousand years.
Tea culture is one of the specific representative of Chinese culture.

Then we will visit Lama Temple. As the biggest lamasery in Beijing, the Lama Temple was built in 1694. The temple contains 5 halls along a central axis plus three Memorial Archways. The Hall of Harmony and Peace is the main building of the temple.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Hongluo Temple.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Photo of Mutianyu Great WallDrive to visit Mutianyu Great Wall.  Located around 90 km northeast of Beijing, Great Wall was built and maintained between the 7th century BC and 17th century BC. It was originally built to protect the empire from northern invaders. The Great Wall stretches through the countryside over deserts, hills and plains for 8,851.8 kilometers.
Mutianyu section was first built in the mid-6th century. It is the longest fully-restored Great Wall with 22 original style watchtowers. Mutianyu Great Wall features picturesque landscape with 90% forest coverage rate. The scenery in spring and autumn is excellent. Mutianyu Great Wall is not so crowded as Badaling section.

Then visit Hongluo Temple. Hongluo Temple is called the first Buddhism Temple in north China, partly because the temple is the birthplace of buddhism in north China. Several emperors have visited this temple and got this temple into closed relation with Chinese politics and diplomatism.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4. 2 Buddhist Temples, Summer Palace.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Photo of Summer PalaceDrive to visit a compact and well-preserved garden style temple. In accordance with the mountain, the whole temple includes separately closed courtyards. The double stone lion in front of the mountain gate, the clay painted sculptures in the palace and the murals in Maitreya palace are all art treasures.

Then visit another famous ancient Buddhist temples in Beijing. It was first built in the 627 during the Tang Dynaty. There is a sandalwood recumbent Buddha of Tang Dynasty and bronze recumbent Buddha of Yuan Dynasty inside the temple.

After lunch, we will visit Summer Palace. The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty. It covers an area of 2.9 square kilometers, including 70,000 square meters of building space. The Summer Palace perfectly combines the natural landscape of hills and open water with humankind works such as pavilions, halls, palaces and bridges. In 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 5. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
(Breakfast)

Quotation

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2017 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Ms.Lisa ,          Updated: 2017-September-02)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1448 1384 1289
    2 804 772 724
    3 746 714 666
    4 704 672 625
    5 671 639 591
    6 649 618 570
    7 648 616 568
    8 635 604 556
    9 626 594 546
    10 489 473 441
    16 449 433 402
    26 409 393 362
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1213 1150 1086
    2 686 654 623
    3 628 597 565
    4 586 555 523
    5 553 522 490
    6 532 500 468
    7 530 498 467
    8 518 486 454
    9 508 477 445
    10 467 419 387
    16 427 379 348
    26 387 339 308
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1042 972 972
    2 600 565 565
    3 543 508 508
    4 501 466 466
    5 468 433 433
    6 446 411 411
    7 444 409 409
    8 432 397 397
    9 423 388 388
    10 378 362 330
    16 338 322 290
    26 298 282 251
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 940 915 908
    2 550 537 534
    3 492 479 476
    4 450 437 434
    5 417 404 401
    6 395 383 379
    7 394 381 378
    8 381 369 365
    9 372 359 356
    10 330 314 286
    16 290 275 246
    26 251 235 206
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 851 838 826
    2 505 499 492
    3 447 441 435
    4 405 399 393
    5 372 366 360
    6 351 345 338
    7 349 343 336
    8 337 330 324
    9 327 321 315
    10 298 292 286
    16 259 252 246
    26 219 212 206
    Single S. 103
    GoldenInn
Note: Above normal tour cost include one shopping stop (40 minutes) per day. No push on buying. Please book the following no shopping tour if you are not interested in local art crafts shopping.

Cost for no shopping tour
  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1607 1543 1448
    2 883 851 804
    3 801 770 722
    4 746 714 666
    5 704 672 625
    6 677 645 598
    7 663 632 584
    8 649 617 570
    9 638 606 559
    10 500 484 452
    16 458 442 410
    26 415 399 367
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1372 1308 1245
    2 765 734 702
    3 684 652 620
    4 628 596 565
    5 587 555 523
    6 560 528 496
    7 546 514 482
    8 532 500 468
    9 521 489 457
    10 478 430 398
    16 436 388 356
    26 393 345 313
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1200 1130 1130
    2 680 645 645
    3 598 563 563
    4 542 507 507
    5 501 466 466
    6 474 439 439
    7 460 425 425
    8 446 411 411
    9 435 400 400
    10 389 373 341
    16 347 331 299
    26 304 288 256
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1099 1073 1067
    2 629 616 613
    3 547 535 532
    4 492 479 476
    5 450 437 434
    6 423 410 407
    7 409 397 394
    8 395 382 379
    9 384 371 368
    10 341 325 297
    16 299 283 255
    26 256 240 212
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1010 997 984
    2 584 578 572
    3 503 497 490
    4 447 441 434
    5 406 399 393
    6 379 372 366
    7 365 359 352
    8 351 344 338
    9 340 333 327
    10 309 303 297
    16 268 261 255
    26 224 218 212
    Single S. 103
    GoldenInn

Note
Above price is base double or twin sharing room.
Single S. = extra cost needed when you need one single room.
No. = Number of travelers,
P= Peak season,   April, May, September, October.
S=Shoulder Season, March, June, July, August, November.
L=Low season,   December,  January,  February.
The price of No.10 refers to price for 10 to 15 travelers.
The price of No.16 refers to the price for 16 to 26 travelers.
The price of No.26 refers to the price for 26 to 40 travelers.
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  • Include ↓
  • Hotel accommodation,
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Meals as mentioned,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Cable car of Mutianyu Great Wall,
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.