Beijing 5 Days Confucius Package Tour

5 days private Confucius trip to Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-02Confucius
Focus: Beijing 5 days Confucius private tour, private Confucius package tour, 5 days Beijing private Confucius 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, Confucius Temple and Imperial College. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Ourside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Hutong. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. National Museum, Lunch, Chinese Tea, 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, Confucius Temple and Imperial College.
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 Confucius Temple and Imperial College. Confucius Temple in Beijing is the second largest one in China. Built in 1302, the temple was a venue where people pay respects to Confucius, the greatest thinker and educationist in ancient China.

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


Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Ourside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Hutong.
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.

After lunch, Have an outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. As the main stadium of the 2008 Olympic Games, the National Stadium, also called Bird's Nest, is located in the southern part of central area of Beijing Olympic Park. The National Stadium was used to hold the Olympic Games, the opening and closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games, track and field events and the Soccer finals.
National aquatics center is one of the landmark constructures during the 2008 Olympic Games. It was the major swimming pool constructed for the 2008 Olympic Games. National aquatics center and National Stadium are separately located on both sides of the northern end of Beijing city central axis and they together form a complete Beijing's image of a historical and cultural city.

Temple of Heaven PhotoThen visit Temple of Heaven.  Built in 1420 during Ming Dynasty, Temple of Heaven is the best preserved and largest sacrificial building complex in the world. The emperor came to the temple every winter to pray for ample harvests and good weather. Strictly built on the basis of philosophical requirements, the temple in many ways features the relationship between Heaven and Earth.

Then we will visit Beijing Hutong. Hutongs are lanes or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard). Most of them were built during the Yuan (1206-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties surrounding the Forbidden City. Many famous operas and dramas are based on the themes of hutong life. Man-power rickshaw is arranged for you to feel the Hutong of Beijing.

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

Day 4. National Museum, Lunch, Chinese Tea, Summer Palace
Photo of Summer PalaceBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit National Museum. The National Museum of China consists of two separate museums: the Museum of the Chinese Revolution in the northern wing and the National Museum of Chinese History in the southern wing. The National Museum of China houses over 620,385 cultural items in its permanent art collection. The museum also possess many Chinese historical artifacts that would not be found in other museums such as the heaviest ancient bronze- Simuwu Ding.

After lunch, 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.

Move on to 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 1454 1391 1296
    2 810 778 731
    3 752 721 673
    4 710 679 631
    5 677 646 598
    6 656 624 576
    7 654 622 575
    8 642 610 562
    9 632 600 553
    10 495 479 448
    16 456 440 408
    26 416 400 368
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1220 1156 1093
    2 693 661 629
    3 635 603 571
    4 593 561 529
    5 560 528 496
    6 538 507 475
    7 537 505 473
    8 524 493 461
    9 515 483 451
    10 473 425 394
    16 433 386 354
    26 394 346 314
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1048 978 978
    2 607 572 572
    3 549 514 514
    4 507 472 472
    5 474 439 439
    6 453 418 418
    7 451 416 416
    8 439 404 404
    9 429 394 394
    10 384 368 337
    16 345 329 297
    26 305 289 257
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 947 921 915
    2 556 543 540
    3 498 486 483
    4 456 444 441
    5 423 411 407
    6 402 389 386
    7 400 387 384
    8 388 375 372
    9 378 366 362
    10 337 321 292
    16 297 281 252
    26 257 241 213
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 858 845 832
    2 512 505 499
    3 454 448 441
    4 412 406 399
    5 379 373 366
    6 357 351 345
    7 356 349 343
    8 343 337 331
    9 334 327 321
    10 305 298 292
    16 265 259 252
    26 225 219 213
    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 1613 1550 1454
    2 889 858 810
    3 808 776 729
    4 752 720 673
    5 711 679 631
    6 684 652 604
    7 670 638 591
    8 656 624 576
    9 645 613 565
    10 506 490 459
    16 465 449 417
    26 421 405 374
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1378 1315 1251
    2 772 740 708
    3 690 659 627
    4 635 603 571
    5 593 561 530
    6 566 534 503
    7 552 521 489
    8 538 506 475
    9 527 495 464
    10 484 437 405
    16 442 395 363
    26 399 351 320
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1207 1137 1137
    2 686 651 651
    3 605 570 570
    4 549 514 514
    5 507 473 473
    6 480 445 445
    7 467 432 432
    8 452 418 418
    9 441 406 406
    10 395 379 348
    16 353 338 306
    26 310 294 263
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1105 1080 1074
    2 635 623 620
    3 554 541 538
    4 498 485 482
    5 457 444 441
    6 430 417 414
    7 416 403 400
    8 402 389 386
    9 391 378 375
    10 348 332 303
    16 306 290 261
    26 263 247 218
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1016 1004 991
    2 591 585 578
    3 509 503 497
    4 454 447 441
    5 412 406 400
    6 385 379 372
    7 371 365 359
    8 357 351 345
    9 346 340 333
    10 316 310 303
    16 274 268 261
    26 231 224 218
    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.