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Beijing 4 days package tour include Simatai Great Wall

Beijing 4 days package tour include Beijing City and Simatai Great Wall

Tour code: BJ-PK-03G
Focus: Beijing 4 days tour, Simatai Great Wall package tour, 4 days Beijing tour
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place:  hotel in Beijing
  • End place:  hotel in Beijing


Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Tiananmen Square, National Museum, Lunch, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park (Lunch)
Day 2. Simatai Great Wall, Lunch, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. (Lunch)
Day 3. Temple of Heaven, Xiushui Market, Lunch, Summer Palace. (Lunch)
Day 4. Beijing Zoo, Beijing Hutong, Lama Temple. (Lunch)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. 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.

Then vistit National Museum. National Museum of China is an integrated national museum under the Ministry of Culture of China, draws equally from both history and art and is dedicated to its collections, exhibitions, research, archaeology, public education and cultural communication. Its basic functions are cultural relics and artworks collection, exhibition display, public education, history and art research, and cultural communication.

Temple of Heaven PhotoAfter lunch, visit Forbidden City, the Forbidden City 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 Jingshan Park. Jingshan is an artificial hill made from the soil which was excavated for the moats of the Forbidden City. Jingshan consists of five individual peaks, and on the top of each peak there lies an elaborate pavilion. Once as an imperial garden, the Jingshan park was situated right on the north of the Forbidden City.

Be transferred back to hotel after the tour.
(Lunch)


Day 2. Simatai Great Wall, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Simatai Great Wall
Simatai Great WallThe 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.

Simatai Great Wall has only been partially repaired and so maintains a more original appearance. It is 5.4km long with 35 watchtowers. Simatai Great Wall is reputed by its five unique features: perilous, dense, diverse, artful and peculiar. Great Wall at Simatai section is a favorite place for explorer, photographers, climbers and hikers, although it needs two and half hours' driving from Beijing city.

On the way back to Beijing city, 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.
(Lunch)

Day 3. Temple of Heaven, Xiushui Market, Lunch, Summer Palace.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Photo of Temple of HeavenDrive 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.

Then visit 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 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.
(Lunch)

Day 4. Beijing Zoo, Beijing Hutong, Lama Temple.
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.

Drive to 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.
(Lunch)

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

  • 1 people: 719
  • 2 people: 425
  • 3 people: 368
  • 4 people: 322
  • 5 people: 287
  • 6 people: 262
  • 7 people: 263
  • 8 people: 249
  • 9 people: 239
  • 10-15people: 215
  • 16-25people: 185
  • 26-37people: 145
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
  • 1 people: 893
  • 2 people: 512
  • 3 people: 434
  • 4 people: 371
  • 5 people: 327
  • 6 people: 295
  • 7 people: 281
  • 8 people: 265
  • 9 people: 253
  • 10-15people: 228
  • 16-25people: 196
  • 26-37people: 151


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  • Include ↓
  • 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 Simatai Great Wall,
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.