4-Day Essence of Beijing Tour(without hotel)


In these four days you will see the highlights of Chinese culture and history. The Great Wall is the most famous image of China throughout the world. The Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven will show even more of the incredible history that makes Beijing unique.


  • The Forbidden City
  • Hall of Clocks and Watches
  • Hutong Tour in Xicheng District
  • Tiananmen Square
  • The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car)
  • Temple of Heaven
  • Summer Palace with boat Cruise & the Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Tour Details

Day 1Beijing Arrival

Upon your arrival, our guide will pick you up at the arrival hall of the airport. Please look for the meeting sign with your name displayed on it. Our driver will take you to the Guilin Hotel. Dinner is not included. Our guide can give you suggestions.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: No
Day 2Beijing

After breakfast our guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel. The first stop is Tiananmen Square which is the entry to the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history.

Going through Tiananmen Square we come to the Forbidden City. This is the former Imperial Palace, from which 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled China for 500 years. The entire palace area occupies 72 hectares. Here you will not only learn Chinese history, but also have a view of China’s ancient architecture.

Lunch is arranged at a great local restaurant.

After lunch you will experience Hutong by rickshaw. Hutong has traditional courtyard houses which are now fast disappearing. During the rickshaw ride, you will have a short visit to see a local family.

  • Meals: Lunch at Beijing Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant
  • Hotels: No
Day 3Beijing

After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel. Today’s activity is to explore the Mutianyu Great Wall. After 2.5 hours’ driving, we get to the Mutianyu Great Wall. It is the least crowded section of the Great Wall. The cable car will take you to a good section where you can have a walk through the watchtowers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. Lunch is arranged at a great local restaurant. You will go back to Beijing city in the afternoon and go on to visit the Temple of Heaven. It is a group of Taoist buildings where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties visited for annual prayer ceremonies for good harvests. A duck dinner at Quanjude Restaurant is included.

  • Meals: Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant, dinner
  • Hotels: No
Day 4Beijing Departure

After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel. The Summer Palace is your last stop in Beijing. It is the best preserved and the largest imperial garden in China. After lunch our guide ad driver will escort you to the airport.

  • Meals: Lunch at Xibei Restaurant

What's Included & Excluded

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

from US $299 p/p

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