Private Walking Tour to National Museum, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

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From $98.00

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Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore the iconic landmarks of Beijing with a private guide who takes you to the National Museum of China, Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City for an in-depth experience of the Chinese history and culture. Your private tour will begin at the National Museum of China, which displays more than 120 million pieces of collections. At Tian'anmen square, accompanied by your guide, you will see Qianmen, Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, Great Hall of the People and Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Then continue to the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage site and must-see while in Beijing. This in-depth tour charts the stories behind the Forbidden city's sacred sites.This private tour including special skip-the-line access, English speaking guide and Beijing city hotel pick up.

What's Included

Entrance fee

Hotel pickup (For hotel's within the 3rd ring road)

Private tour

Professional guide

Transportation fee to Tian'anmen square

What's Not Included

Additional Museum tickets inside the Forbidden city

Food and drinks


Hotel drop-off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Passport name, number is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Passport name, number is required at time of booking for all participants

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

National Museum Of China
After picking you up from your hotel in Beijing, meet your private guide and head to the Tienanmen Square, home to the National Museum of China. 

The National Museum of China hosts a collection with over 120 million pieces including works of art and objects representing different national history periods. You can take your time to explore the museum's permanent exhibitions and see the nation's most popular and important objects all in one place.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Qianmen (Zhengyangmen)
You will see Qianmen Gate from the Tian'anmen Square, get to know its history and stories

• Admission Ticket Free

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Next, exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tian'anmen Square, home to the Qianmen, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong, The Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes and The Great Hall of the People. If there is anything you particularly want to see, feel free to let your guide know. The best thing about having a private guide is that the tour can be tailored to the things that interest you the most.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Meridian Gate (Wu Men)
Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City

• Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years. The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
In the Forbidden city, you will visit Hall of Great Harmony, the Hall of Preserving Harmony and Hall of Complete Harmony

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum
Visit the Imperial Garden of the Palace Museum

Your tour ends up here, you can choose to stay in the Forbidden city to explore more, or your tour guide can help you find a taxi to your next destination.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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