Beijing 8 days Marathon package tour

Beijing 8 days Marathon package tour include taking marathon and Beijing sightseeing

Tour code: BJ-PH-03Marathon
Focus: Beijing 8 days Marathon tour, Beijing Marathon package tour, 8 days Marathon Beijing tour
Updated: 2018-January-19

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 8 day
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: Beijing Airport
  • End place: Beijing Airport


Brief Itinerary

September 15. Be met from airport and transfer to hotel.
September 16. Get ready for Marathon Beijing. Rest time of the day is at leisure. (Breakfast)
September 17. 06:00. Be met from hotel and transfer to Marathon. 07:30 start Marathon. Transfer back to hotel after Marathon. Remainder of the day is at leisure. (Breakfast)
September 18. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Lunch, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace (Breakfast, Lunch)
September 19. Ming Tombs, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall. (Breakfast, Lunch)
September 20. Beijing Zoo, Beijing Hutong, Lama Temple, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. (Breakfast, Lunch)
September 21. Shopping tour: Xiushui Market, Pearl Market/Hongqiao Market. Beijing Roast Duck Dinner, Acrobatic Show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
September 22. Be met from hotel and transfer to airport for departure. (Breakfast)

Detailed Itinerary

September 15. 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.

September 16. Get ready for Marathon Beijing.
Get ready for Marathon Beijing. Rest time of the day is at leisure.
(Breakfast)

September 17. Marathon Beijing.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 06:00 am.

Transfer to take Marathon which will start at 07:30.

Transfer back to hotel after Marathon. Remainder of the day is at leisure.
(Breakfast)

September 18. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Tiananmen Square PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.
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.

Drive to 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.

Temple of Heaven PhotoMove 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 hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


September 19. Ming Tombs, Mutianyu Great Wall.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive one and half hours to visit Ming Tomb, which is the final resting place of 13 Ming Dynasty emperors, along with 23 empresses and a number of concubines. It has a history of over 600 years. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, the Ming Tombs features splendid landscape.
Chang Ling (the Tomb of Chang) was built by the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in 1409 AD. Chang Ling is the largest tomb in architectural scale. The hall of Chang Ling is the largest structure of nanmu wood in China.

After lunch, we will drive 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.
Photo of Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu 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.


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


September 20. Beijing Zoo, Hutong, Lama Temple, Bird Nest and Water Cube, Roast Duck, Acrobatic Show.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to Beijing Zoo to see Great Panda. Beijing Zoo was built in 1955 on the foundation of Wansheng Garden of the Qing Dynasty. It is now the biggest zoo in China with the largest number of animal species. The highlight of Beijing Zoo is the national treasure-giant panda.

Photo of Beijing HutongThen 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.

After lunch, 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.

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.

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

September 21. Xiushui Market, Pearl Market/Hongqiao Market, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner, Acrobatic Show
Photo of Chinese Acrobatic ShowBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Driver to Xiushui Market. Also called Silk Market or Silk Street Market, it is a shopping center housing 1,700 retail vendors. Except silk and fashion clothes, various kinds of iterms can be bought here.

Move on to go to Hongqiao market. Hongqiao market is located in Hongqiao business area in Chongwen district, with an easy access to famous Temple of Heaven. Except famous pearls, it offers the usual clothes, bags, shoes, binoculars, cameras, coral, electronics, etc.

Then go to taste Beijing Roast Duck and enjoy Chinese Acrobatic Show.
(Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)


September 22. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
(Breakfast)

 

Registration Information
1. Registration period: since 15:00 of Saturday 22nd July.
2. Minimum age requirement: 20 years old.
3. Registration Fee:50 USD / Person
4. All entrants MUST provide valid and correct information for the race registration, otherwise you would be failed on the registration and disqualified for the race.

Quotation

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2018 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Mr.Jasper ,          Updated: 2018-January-19)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2634 2523 2356
    2 1480 1424 1341
    3 1361 1305 1222
    4 1284 1229 1145
    5 1226 1170 1087
    6 1184 1128 1045
    7 1172 1116 1033
    8 1151 1095 1012
    9 1135 1079 996
    10 896 868 812
    16 837 809 753
    26 768 740 685
    Single S. 699
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2223 2112 2000
    2 1274 1219 1163
    3 1155 1100 1044
    4 1079 1023 968
    5 1020 964 909
    6 978 923 867
    7 966 911 855
    8 945 890 834
    9 929 874 818
    10 857 773 718
    16 798 714 659
    26 729 646 590
    Single S. 494
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1923 1800 1800
    2 1124 1063 1063
    3 1005 944 944
    4 929 868 868
    5 870 809 809
    6 828 767 767
    7 816 755 755
    8 795 734 734
    9 779 718 718
    10 701 673 618
    16 642 614 559
    26 573 546 490
    Single S. 344
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1745 1700 1689
    2 1035 1013 1008
    3 916 894 889
    4 840 818 812
    5 781 759 753
    6 739 717 712
    7 727 705 699
    8 706 684 679
    9 690 668 662
    10 618 590 540
    16 559 531 481
    26 490 462 412
    Single S. 255
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1589 1567 1545
    2 958 947 935
    3 839 827 816
    4 762 751 740
    5 703 692 681
    6 662 650 639
    7 649 638 627
    8 629 618 606
    9 612 601 590
    10 562 551 540
    16 503 492 481
    26 435 423 412
    Single S. 177
    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 2840 2729 2562
    2 1583 1527 1444
    3 1435 1379 1296
    4 1340 1284 1201
    5 1270 1214 1131
    6 1221 1165 1082
    7 1192 1137 1053
    8 1169 1113 1030
    9 1151 1095 1012
    10 910 882 827
    16 849 821 765
    26 775 747 692
    Single S. 699
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2429 2318 2207
    2 1377 1322 1266
    3 1229 1174 1118
    4 1134 1079 1023
    5 1064 1009 953
    6 1015 960 904
    7 987 931 875
    8 963 908 852
    9 945 889 834
    10 871 788 732
    16 810 726 671
    26 736 653 597
    Single S. 494
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 2129 2007 2007
    2 1227 1166 1166
    3 1079 1018 1018
    4 984 923 923
    5 914 853 853
    6 865 804 804
    7 837 775 775
    8 813 752 752
    9 795 734 734
    10 715 688 632
    16 654 626 571
    26 581 553 497
    Single S. 344
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1951 1907 1896
    2 1139 1116 1111
    3 990 968 963
    4 895 873 868
    5 826 803 798
    6 776 754 749
    7 748 725 720
    8 724 702 697
    9 706 684 678
    10 632 604 554
    16 571 543 493
    26 497 470 420
    Single S. 255
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1796 1774 1751
    2 1061 1050 1039
    3 913 902 890
    4 818 806 795
    5 748 737 726
    6 699 688 676
    7 670 659 648
    8 647 635 624
    9 628 617 606
    10 577 565 554
    16 515 504 493
    26 442 431 420
    Single S. 177
    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,
  • Registration Fee of Beijing Marathon,
  • 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.