Forbidden City and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car or public transport on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Beijing’s biggest attractions—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace—and stroll through historic hutong alleys. Upgrade for a comprehensive package with private driver, entrance fees, and lunch. Experience Beijing in a more intimate way, with a private guide See Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace Travel door to door with a guide on public transport or in a private car Upgrade to include private vehicle, entrance fees, and lunch

What's Included

All Inclusive Tour ( Please choose upon booking)

Entrance fees

Excellent English Speaking Tour guide

Private Tour by Taxi/subway (Please choose upon booking)

What's Not Included

Any other expenses that not listed as included

Gratuities (recommended)

Lunch (if the option is not apply)

Taxi/subway fare at your own expense (Outside of 4th Ring Road)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 80

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes

Cancellation Policy

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 friendly private tour Guide meet you at 9:00am in your hotel lobby. Head to the largest city plaza in the world, Tiananmen Square. Learning the revolutionary period of history. Stroll along the Tiananmen Square(Tiananmen Guangchang), Admire the Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang), National Museum Of China, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniangtang), Monument of the People's Heroes and Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men).

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang)
Chinese Parliament , built in the Soviet neoclassical style. this imposing building on Tiananmen Square is where the People's Congress meets and other important government and diploatic meetings take place

• Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Visit the 600 years old palace, Forbidden city-The Palace Museum. Forbidden City, It is the largest Imperial Palace in the world and listed in the world UNESCO Heritage. It used to be the Royal Palace for 24 emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasty. Explore the Hall of Great Supremacy (Taihe Dian), Hall of Middle Harmony (Zhonghe Dian), Hall of Preserving Harmony (Baohedian), Palace of Heavenly Purity, Chuxiu Palace, Turret of The Palace Museum,The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum and Meridian Gate (Wumen). Please watch the movie of "The last emperor" before your trip to Beijing. you will spend about 2 hours here. Listen countless old stories from your tour guide. Get to know the Palace at your own pace.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
The Largest Hall within the Forbidden City. Stunning Wooden Architecture. Take a Glimpse at the emperor's throne. The Royal political place where 24 emperors gave his presentation to the official here in Chinese history

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Palace of Heavenly Purity
Empress's Sleeping Chamber in The Ming Dynasty, then it become a wedding Palace for emperors and pray hall as well

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Savor a delightful Beijing Style lunch. Visit the summer palace in the afternoon.The most beautiful Royal garden in Beijing, Summer Palace. It is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members, Learn about the most powerful female in Chinese history, the empress Dowager CiXi. People named her as Dragon Lady. Stroll along the Kunming Lake and Long Corridor at the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity and Tower of Buddhist Incense (Summer Palace).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tower of Buddhist Incense(Summer Palace)
Hike up the Tower of Buddhist Incense. A Buddhism Temple for Emperor's Mother, It is also celebration place for Empress Dowager CiXi's birthday. When you are on the top you can enjoy the breathtaking views of entire Kunming Lake.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
Enjoy The Longest corridor in the world with beautiful paintings. Admire the peaceful Kunming Lake.

At the end of the tour, your tour guide will transfer you back to your lovely hotel.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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