Private airport transfer service
Three days Join-in Bus Tour for Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs and Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Zoo(Giant Panda House), Yonghe Temple, Hutong, Bird's nest and water cube(exterior)
4 nights accommodation with buffet breakfast at the hotel
Tour Code: PSIC-03
Note: Please use our online Reservation or send your travel request via email to Ebiz@dditours.com or Chinatourstailor@hotmail.com. You are also welcome to call us at (86)591 87766942. If you have a last minute booking or an urgent matter after our normal office hour, please call Vicki Lin (86)13774519680 or Linda Lai (86)13509397523 (24 hours).
On arrival in Beijing, you will be met & transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 2 (B/L)
Pick you up from your hotel between 7:20am and 8:30am, and then drive to Ming Tomes (50 miles away from downtown about one hour driving). The thirteen Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. You will visit Changling, the head and the largest tomb of Ming Tombs, where Emperor Yongle (the first emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried. The sightseeing on the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour. The visit to Ming Tombs finishes at about 10:45.
Before having lunch (11:30 am), you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures. Having Chinese lunch at Jindian restaurant. After lunch, driving to the Badaling Great Wall. The hike on Badaling Great Wall takes 2 hours. Badaling section is the most famous and best-preserved wall. Its highest point at Badaling is some 800 meters above sea level. Cable car is available and optional.
On the way to your hotels, we also arrange a short visit to "the Birds Nest"---the main Olympic Stadium now being built for the 2008 Olympic Games. After that, you will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional Silk arts. After the tour, transferred back to your hotels.
Day 3 (B/L)
Pick you up from your hotel between 7:20am and 8:30am, this tour starts at Tian’anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, and more specifically, Mao’s influence on China’s modern history. From there you will proceed to theForbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we’ll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.
After having Chinese lunch, enjoy a short visit to a fresh water pearl free studio. Driving (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Transferred back to your hotels.
Day 4 (B/L)
Pick up at your hotel between 7:30am and 8:30am, and then driving to Beijing Zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas. The Panda Zoo visit takes about 40 minutes. We will arrange 45 minutes to take pictures at the Bird's nest and Water cube. If you are interested in the inner structure of the stadiums, the tour guide will assist you in buying the tickets, and you could enter in the stadiums for a visit yourself. Then take you to the largest Lama Temple of Beijing --- Yonghe Temple, 1 hour tour for the mysterious Tibet style Buddhism temple. The Lama Temple tour finishes at about 11:00.
You will be arranged to have lunch with locals in a typical Beijing resident's house. Then visit the old Beijing lanes by taking rickshaws. Hutong tour lasts for 2 hours. Have a rest in a typical Tea House to enjoy Chinese Tea Culture with ceremony to learn how to drink Chinese tea. Also you can learn Chinese calligraphy writing here. Then drive you to the Jingshan park. It is a former imperial garden, lies to the east of Beihai Park. The mid summit of Jingshan is the highest point in Beijing. Looking from the peak, you are able to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City. The jingshan park visit takes about 40 minutes.
Day 5 (B)
Free until transfer to the airport for flight to the next destination.
End of service.