Classic Beijing 5 Days Private Package Tour for American Travelers

5 Days Beijing Package trip for travelers from USA

Tour code: BJ-PH-02USA
Focus: Beijing 5 days tour, Mutianyu Great Wall package tour, 5 days Beijing trip
Updated: 2019-11-26

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, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Underground Palace of Dingling Tomb, Sacred Way, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall (Cable Car included), Foot Massage, Buffet Dinner in a nice restaurant. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4. Beijing Zoo to see Panda, Beijing Hutong include Rickshaw experience in Hutong, National Museum, Beijing Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Visit Tiananmen Square. Tiananmen Square PhotoThe 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.

Temple of Heaven PhotoDrive 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.

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 hotel after the tour.
( Breakfast, Lunch)


Day 3. Underground Palace of Dingling Tomb, Sacred Way, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall (Cable Car included), Foot Massage, Buffet Dinner in a nice restaurant.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Ming TombsDrive to visit Underground Palace of Dingling Tomb. Ding Ling (the Tomb of Ding) is the mausoleum of the 13th emperor (Wanli) of the Ming Dynasty, who had the longest reign in Ming dynasty.
With five chambers, the underground palace of Dingling is 27 meters deep with a total floor space of 1,195 square meters. All chambers were built of stone without using a single beam or column. Dingling is the only excavated tomb for archaeological exploration. Tourists can see precious antiques in the exhibition halls.

Then visit Sacred Way. The Sacred Way stretches 7 kilometers from south to north through the center of the tombs area. It was originally built for the first tomb Changling - the tomb of Emperor Yongle, the most powerful emperor in the Ming dynasty. But as the later tombs were built either to the right or to the left, it became the main road to all of them. They formed one group, but each tomb is independent of the other. Each lies at the foot of a hill.

Photo of Mutianyu Great WallAfter lunch, we will visit the famous Mutianyu Great Wall.
The 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 Mutianyu section. Spend two hours on the Great Wall. Cable Car included.

Then we will experience the Foot Massage. Foot Massage is a part of Chinese traditional medicine and culture. It improves the immune system and keeps the body's natural balance. Going for a foot massage after a day traveling will be really comfortable.

Have Buffet Dinner in a nice restaurant.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


Day 4.Beijing Zoo to see Panda, Beijing Hutong include Rickshaw experience in Hutong, National Museum, Beijing Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Beijing Zoo to see 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.

Then we will visit Beijing Hutong. Photo of Beijing HutongHutongs 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 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.

Enjoy Acrobatic Show and have Roast Duck Dinner. Acrobatic show has been existent in China for more than two thousand years. It is one of the most popular art forms in China.
Beijing Roast Duck is delicious food with Beijing local flavor. Eating Peking duck is seen to be one of the two things you are absolutely supposed to do while in Beijing.

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

Day 5. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
(Breakfast)

Quotation

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2020 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.6 RMB,       Editor: Jasper ,          Updated: 2019-11-26)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1611 1550 1459
    2 967 937 891
    3 912 882 837
    4 873 842 797
    5 841 811 765
    6 819 789 743
    7 800 769 724
    8 783 753 707
    9 772 742 696
    10 637 622 592
    16 606 591 560
    26 569 554 523
    Single S. 414
    Waldorf_Astoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1435 1374 1356
    2 879 849 840
    3 824 794 785
    4 785 754 745
    5 753 723 714
    6 731 701 692
    7 712 682 672
    8 695 665 656
    9 684 654 645
    10 625 580 549
    16 594 548 518
    26 557 511 481
    Single S. 327
    Sunworld_Dynasty
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1174 1144 1114
    2 749 734 718
    3 694 679 664
    4 654 639 624
    5 623 608 593
    6 601 586 571
    7 582 566 551
    8 565 550 535
    9 554 539 523
    10 516 501 477
    16 484 469 445
    26 448 433 408
    Single S. 196
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1065 1041 1035
    2 694 682 679
    3 640 627 624
    4 600 588 585
    5 568 556 553
    6 546 534 531
    7 527 515 512
    8 510 498 495
    9 499 487 484
    10 455 440 422
    16 424 409 391
    26 387 372 354
    Single S. 142
    King_Parkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 999 987 974
    2 661 655 649
    3 606 600 594
    4 566 560 554
    5 535 529 523
    6 513 507 501
    7 494 488 482
    8 477 471 465
    9 466 460 454
    10 434 428 422
    16 403 397 391
    26 366 360 354
    Single S. 108
    Golden_Inn
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 1808 1747 1656
    2 1065 1035 990
    3 996 965 920
    4 935 905 859
    5 891 861 815
    6 861 830 785
    7 841 811 765
    8 819 789 743
    9 804 774 728
    10 666 651 621
    16 620 605 574
    26 580 565 535
    Single S. 414
    Waldorf_Astoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1632 1571 1553
    2 977 947 938
    3 908 877 868
    4 847 817 808
    5 803 773 764
    6 773 743 734
    7 753 723 714
    8 731 701 692
    9 716 686 677
    10 654 609 578
    16 608 562 532
    26 568 522 492
    Single S. 327
    Sunworld_Dynasty
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1371 1341 1311
    2 847 832 817
    3 777 762 747
    4 717 702 687
    5 673 658 643
    6 643 627 612
    7 623 608 592
    8 601 586 571
    9 586 571 555
    10 545 530 505
    16 499 484 459
    26 459 444 419
    Single S. 196
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1262 1238 1232
    2 793 780 777
    3 723 711 708
    4 662 650 647
    5 618 606 603
    6 588 576 573
    7 568 556 553
    8 546 534 531
    9 531 519 516
    10 484 469 451
    16 438 423 405
    26 398 383 365
    Single S. 142
    King_Parkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1196 1184 1171
    2 759 753 747
    3 690 684 677
    4 629 623 617
    5 585 579 573
    6 555 549 543
    7 535 529 523
    8 513 507 501
    9 498 492 486
    10 463 457 451
    16 417 411 405
    26 377 371 365
    Single S. 108
    Golden_Inn

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,
  • Cable car of Mutianyu Great Wall,
  • 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,
  • Personal expense.