Hit Beijing’s top attractions in just a day on this comprehensive private tour. Exploring with a guide, stroll around Tian’anmen Square and explore the world’s best-preserved imperial residence - Forbidden City; visit Beihai Park and admire the imperial architecture. At dusk, climb Jingshan and have a bird’s eye view of the Forbidden City. Then, enjoy an amazing Acrobatics Show to enrich your Beijing trip at Chaoyang Theatre.
1. Walk around Tiananmen Square and admire a variety of significant edifices
2. Learn about the ancient history, culture, and traditions that helped shape the Forbidden City
3. Enjoy different effects of mountain-water combinations in ancient Chinese architectures at Beihai Park
4. Lunch is included, with Vegetarian diet, Beijing Duck and Sichuan Cuisine are available
5. Explore Beijing like a local by public transportation
INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
CHILD: Age: 3 - 17
ADULT: Age: 18 - 75
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Specialized infant seats are available
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Service animals allowed
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Your tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to the Tiananmen Square by public transportation and start emperor’s tour of Beijing.
The solemn and respectful Tiananmen Square is the largest central city square in the world, which serves not only the city's symbol but also the whole of China. This immense courtyard is surrounded by a variety of significant edifices such as the Tiananmen Tower, Great Hall of the People, Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao, Monument to the People's Heroes and National Museum. It is the must place to visit in Beijing City.30
Admission Ticket Free
Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
The magnificent Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. It has 9,999 rooms in flourishing period with just a single room short of the number that ancient Chinese belief represents 'Divine Perfection' and surrounded by a moat six meters deep and ten-meter high wall. For five centuries, this palace functioned as the administrative center of the country. Today this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the city’s most popular attractions.
Follow your tour guide to visit several palaces, including the lavish Antiquarian of the Palace Museum (Treasures Museum). Learn about the ancient history, culture, and traditions that helped shape the Forbidden City through your guide's engaging commentary.
At noon, we will taste traditional Beijing cuisine - Noodles with Soybean Paste(Zhajiang Mian). Zhajiang mian is very popular when it comes to traditional Beijing cuisine, and is sometimes referred to as simply Beijing noodles.
Then, we will enjoy local traditional food for lunch(Vegetarian diet, Beijing Duck and Sichuan Cuisine are available). In the afternoon, we will stroll through Beihai Park and climb the man-made hill in Jingshan Park. Learn how and why the hill was built, and gaze over the beautifully lit-up Forbidden City and other landmarks.
Admission Ticket Included
Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan)
Located to the west of the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park, Beihai Park is one of the best-preserved imperial parks in the center of Beijing.
More than half of the area is taken up by a large lake, where lots of travelers go boating in the summer and skating in the winter. The White Pagoda on the mountain beside the lake is the symbol of this park, which offers a vantage point with a beautiful view of the whole park. Other ancient buildings, such as Hao Pu Creek Garden, Quiet Heart Studio, Nine-dragon Screen, Five Dragon Pavilions and Circular City, show different effects of mountain-water combinations in ancient Chinese architectures.
Admission Ticket Free
Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
Jingshan Park is superbly landscaped with hills to ascend by steps, clear lakes and dignified ancient buildings. It used to be one of the ancient imperial gardens in Beijing, and now has developed as a peaceful public park. Vigorous cypresses are planted widely in the park, creating a quiet and solemn atmosphere with the golden-glazed ancient pavilions.
Because of close to north of the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park is the best place for a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City and central Beijing. At dusk, the Forbidden City is particularly beautiful, palace eaves decorated with golden rays of the setting sun.
Admission Ticket Free
Chinese acrobatics, with its long history, has been praised as "The Pearl of Oriental Art". A successful acrobatics show demands superb skills and hard training from the artists. Their amazing performances are sure to impress.
Excellent performance of traditional acrobatics in a modern stage setting — this is the key to Chaoyang Theatre's fame. At the theater, You will watch bicycle acrobatics, ballet, hoop jumping, ball skills, contortion, and Chinese magic tricks.
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