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Beijing group day tour of the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

Availability: Every day except Mondays
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Visit the imperial palace of Forbidden City
  • Visit the royal park of Summer Palace
  • Explore the sacrificial buildings of Temple of Heaven
What to expect

On this tour, you will visit the magnificent Forbidden City, sacred Temple of Heaven and the majestic Summer Palace. Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 07.30am. Driving to visit the Forbidden City, the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world, you will discover how the palace functioned as the administrative centre of the country. You will then visit the Temple of Heaven, which is China's largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. In 1988, it was opened to the public as a park, showing ancient philosophy, history and religion. Its grand architectural style and profound cultural connotation give an insight into the practices of the ancient Eastern civilization. After a walk, you have a visit to the Traditional Chinese Herb Shopping & Foot Massage. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you'll continue on to visit the Summer Palace, which radiates fully the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal gardens. Composed mainly of Longevity Hill (Wanshou Shan) and Kunming Lake. There are over 3,000 man-made ancient structures which count building space of more than 70,000 square meters, including pavilions, towers, bridges, corridors, etc. It can be divided into four parts: the Court Area, Front Hill Area, Rear Hill Area and Lake Area. (Note: Option of Kunming Lake Boat).

At the end of the tour, drive back to downtown and have Tea ceremony at Dr. Tea House on the way. Then the tour guide and driver will drop you off at the hotel.

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What's included
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned tour van or bus
  • Entrance tickets
  • Chinese lunch
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
What's not included
  • Gratuities
Where
Meeting point:

During checkout, you will be asked to provide the name and address of your hotel for pick-up. Hotels must be within the 4th Ring Road of Beijing

When

07.30am

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Provider
YesTrips Travel Service
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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