Beijing Four Days Private Package Tour

4 days Beijing private tour

Tour code: BJ-PH-01
Focus: Beijing private tour, Beijing Package tour, 4 days Beijing tour
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Tour Profile

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

   Itinerary



Day 1. Arrival

Be picked by private vehicle and English speaking tour guide from airport and be transferred to hotel.

Temple of Heaven photoTemple of Heaven
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. Take sightseeing in the attraction for one hour.

Be transferred to hotel for Checking in.
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Day 2. Ming Tombs, Sacred Way, Lunch, Badaling Great Wall

Ming TombMing Tomb
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. Drive one and half hours to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall.

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. see Mutianyu Great Wall map.

Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu Great Wall
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. Take sightseeing on the wall for about 6 hours. Cable car is optional to get the top to have a bird view.

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




Day 3. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Olympic Park, Summer Palace, Roast Duck

Tiananmen Square PhotoTiananmen Square
Be 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.

Move on to visit the Olympic Park. As the major venue of the 2008 Olympic Games, the Olympic Park contains three areas including the Forest Park in the north, major venue and supporting facilities area in the center and the completed stadiums and the reserved area. The completed stadiums contains the National Stadium (Bird's Nest), National Swimming Center (Water Cube) and the National Indoor Stadium (Folding Fans). Have an outside view of the venues.

Proceed to Summer Palace.
Summer PalaceSummer Palace

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. 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.

Drive to taste Beijing Roast Duck as dinner, which is a world famous Beijing cuisine, and enjoy the Acrobatic Show.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour.
( Breakfast ,  Lunch,  Dinner)



Day 4. Capital Museum, Lunch, Beijing Hutong, Tea Ceremony, Departure
Be picked up from hotel at 08:30 am.
Capital MuseumCapital Museum
Visit the Capital Museum. The construction style of the Capital Museum is an integration between classical culture and modern features. The Museum contains three independent constructions, including the rectangular exhibition hall, the circular exhibition hall and the quadrate office and scientific research building. The exhibition items are divided into three categories: permanent exhibitions, exhibitions of fine artistic collections and temporary exhibitions.

Drive to a restaurant to have lunch and a short rest.

Be transferred to 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.

Chinese Tea HouseChinese Tea House
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.

After lunch, be transferred to airport to connect flight.
(Lunch)

Quotation for Normal Tour

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Quotation for No-Shopping Tour

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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.
  • Include
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • One shopping stop (40 minutes) per day, no press on buying,
  • 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  
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Cable car of Badaling Great Wall,
  • Personal expense.