Product Code: 36
For visitors there are two places in Beijing that they won’t miss. One is the Forbidden City which is the imperial palace used to be the home for 24 Chinese Emperors. The other is the Great Wall. Our bus tour today will enable you to see these two sites in one day.
What You Can Expect:
We will pick travelers up at hotels between 7 am and 8 am. Our tour guide will contact you in the evening one day before the tour starts to confirm pick-up time and call your room upon arrive your hotel on the travelling day.
After one hour's drive we'll get to the Tiananmen Square for sightseeing about 40 minutes. Then walking to the Forbidden City which is the largest and best-preserved palatial complex. Walk along the central axis of palaces from south to north for 2 hours. Then drive one hour to ChangPing county. Before having lunch, you will have 45 minutes to have a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carvings are famous Chinese products and the blend of the excellent skills on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.
Having traditional Chinese lunch at restaurant. After lunch, driving 30 minutes and get to Mutianyu Great Wall. Cable car is available and it is optional. On the way back to Beijing center, you will have a chance to visit a pearl free market. Then transferred back to your hotels.
What is included:
1. Entrance tickets
2. Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
3. Air-conditioned tour coach
4. English Speaking tour guide
5. Traditional Chinese lunch
What is not included:
1. Fee of cable car
2. Tips to the guide and driver
Note: Please be aware that Forbidden City is not opened to tourists on Mondays (except for official holidays and summer holidays)!
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