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One Day Beijing Layover Tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

Beijing City 1 Day Private Tour from Airport

  • If you have a long layover in Beijing airport, you can visit the most popular attractions in Beijing city within about 10 hours, escorted by private guide and driver.


  • Tour Code : BJ-PL-19
  • City : Beijing,
  • Type : private
  • Departure : daily_em
  • Duration :one day
  • Escorted : yes
  • Language : English
  • Minimal price : 68 USD/p
  • Max price : 244 USD/p
  • Level : easy
  • Kids : available
  • Elders : available
  • Hotel : exclude
  • Start : airport in Beijing
  • End : airport in Beijing


  • One Day Beijing Layover Tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace


  • Visit three World Heritage-listed scenic sites in one day,
  • See the largest downtown square in the world and surrounding cultural and political buildings,
  • Enjoy the grand palaces and valuable artworks in Forbidden City,
  • Discover the imperial ritual architectures and traditional royal sacrificial culture of ancient China,
  • Stroll in the largest imperial garden of China.

Why travel with us

  • Tailor your itinerary to fit for your schedule,
  • Offer in-depth commentary of the scenic sites,
  • Design the tour without any shopping stop,
  • Provide some payment methods for your choice.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace  

  • Be picked up by private guide from the exit of the airport upon you arrive in Beijing.

    Drive to visit Tiananmen Square. As the largest city plaza in the world, Tiananmen Square has the important position for Chinese people. This was the site where Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China from the Tiananmen Rostrum in 1949.

    Then visit Forbidden City. Known as the Palace Museum, Forbidden City was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. It consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, total 980 buildings.
  • Proceed to Temple of Heaven, the best preserved and largest sacrificial building complex in the world. It was built in 1420 for emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties to communicate with the gods and pray for good harvest.

    Head to Summer Palace first built in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty. It perfectly combines the natural scenery and artificial landscape. The Long Corridor in the Summer Palace is the longest corridor in the world.

    Be transferred back to the airport after the tour.
  •   Lunch, ,


  • USD/person
  • People No.
  • Peak
  • Shoulder
  • Low
  • 2-3
  • 244
  • 237
  • 225
  • 4-5
  • 154
  • 151
  • 144
  • 6-9
  • 120
  • 118
  • 112
  • 10-15
  • 87
  • 86
  • 81
  • 16-25
  • 91
  • 90
  • 86
  • 26 or above
  • 73
  • 72
  • 68
  • Payment

    Bank of China, Wechat, Alipay, Credit Card (Visa Master AmericanExpress), PayPal.


    • Private car or van,
    • Experienced driver,
    • Airport pickup and drop-off,
    • Admission fees of listed attractions,
    • English speaking guide,
    • Lunch.


    • Sites with extra tickets in the attractions,
    • Gratuities,
    • Personal expense.


    • Forbidden City is close on every Monday except public holidays.
    • Please send us your passport information to book the ticket of Forbidden City in advance.
    • Your guide will pick you up from the exit of the airport after you arrive in Beijing.
    • If your airport transfer time is between 8:00pm to 6:00am, additional cost will be charged.
    • This tour will take at least 10 hours. Please make sure that your have enough layover time.

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