Upon your arrival in Beijing,
our tour guide will meet you at Beijing airport
or railway station. After claiming your luggage,
you will easily find our guide holding a welcome
sign with your name on it. Be transferred to your
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Full day sightseeing tour
of the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), the Tiananmen
Square and the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Beijing
Duck Dinner. Optional program in the evening: Peking
Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.
City: Also known as the Imperial Palace or the
Palace Museum. It is the most visited attraction
for any Beijing tour. The construction of Forbidden
City took 14 years and was finished in 1420. In
the following years, 24 emperors, 14 in the Ming
Dynast and 10 in the Qing Dynasty lived in the palace.
It is the biggest and best-preserved cluster of
ancient buildings in China; and it covers 720,000
square meters with 800 buildings and 9,000 rooms
Square: With a length of 880m and a width of
500m, it used to be the forecourt of the imperial
palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Tiananmen
Square holds the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, the National
Museum of China, the Great Hall of the People, and
the Monument of the National Heroes. To the north
of the square is the Forbidden City and to the south
the Temple of Heaven.
Palace: The biggest and the best-preserved imperial
garden in China. It covers a total area of 290 hectares.
UNESCO added this site to the World Heritage List
in 1998. There is a very large lake named Kunming
Lake in Summer Palace. In summer, visitors can take
a cruise by a boat on the lake, and in the winter
they can skate across its frozen expanse. The highly
attractive 17 Arch Bridge links the lake's eastern
shore to South Lake Island. The Summer Palace is
an icon of classical Chinese architecture in terms
of both garden design and construction.
Travel to the Mutianyu Great
Wall and the Ming Tombs. See the appearance of the
Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) at a distance.
Great Wall: Located 73 km north of central
Beijing, it is approx a 1.5 hours drive from the
city. It was first built in Northern Qi Dynasty
(550-577), and was restored in the early Ming
Dynasty (1368-1644). This section of the Great
Wall is less crowded than the nearby Badaling
or Juyongguan sections. Mutianyu's 2.5 kilometer
stretch of the Wall allows you to walk for more
than 1 hour as you explore 23 original-style watchtowers.
Tombs: Located about 50 kilometers to the
north of Beijing, they are mausoleums of thirteen
Emperors of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with 500-year
history. The Ming Tombs cover a total area of
120K square kilometers and were listed as a World
Heritage site by UNESCO in 2003.
- Chengde (Breakfast
Sight-seeing tour to the Temple
of Heaven and Yonghegong Lama Temple. Transfer to
the railway station and take train to Chengde. Our
guide will escort
you to the train carriage.
Arrive Chengde 4 hours
later. Our Chengde local guide will meet you at
the station. Be transferred to your hotel in Chengde.
of Heaven: It is a circular construction,
the 38-metre-high Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests
which is topped by a triple-eaved roof. No beams
or purlins were used in the construction of the
hall. Instead, the whole structure is supported
by wooden mortise and tenon joints and wooden
brackets on huge pillars. Another impressive structure
in the Temple of Heaven is the Imperial Vault
of Heaven with glazed colour tiles. Leading to
the entrance of the Imperial Vault of Heaven are
the Three Echo Stones . Surrounding the structure
is the Echo Wall where visitors can stand and
hear their whispers echo long distances along
Lama Temple: The only temple in Beijing to
have its own subway stop, also called Yonghe Lamasery,
or Yonghe Gong, is the most handsome and impressive
Buddhist temple in the city. The Lama Temple was
originally the residence of prince Yongzheng,
who later became Emperor. His mansion was converted
into a temple in 1744 after he ascended the throne.
One of the most prominent features of the temple
is a huge, 23-meter-tall Maitreya Buddha, which
was carved from the trunk of a white sandalwood
the Imperial Mountain Resort and Pule Temple.
Mountain Resort: Covering an area of
5.64 million square meters, the resort was built
between 1703 and 1792 during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
for emperors to escape the summer heat in the capital
city of Beijing. Inside the resort, there are palaces,
temples, pagodas, lakes, mountains, valleys, pasturelands
and flourishing trees.
Following the advice of a Tibetan Living Buddha,
Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
built the temple in 1766. The temple houses exquisite
sculptures of various Buddha, a drum tower, a clock
tower and a hall to give Buddhist scripture. The
temple covers an area of 24,000 square meters and
looks magnificent and grander.
- Beijing (Breakfast,
Start the tour from the Putuo Zongcheng Temple,
then visit the Puning Temple. After lunch, you will
be transferred to Chengde station and take train
to Beijing. Arrive Beijing, be met and transferred
to your hotel or the airport, end of service.
Zongcheng Temple: Built between 1767
and 1771, the temple was modeled after the Potala
Palace of Tibet. It covers an area of 220,000 square
meters, with a combination of Chinese and Tibetan
architectural styles. The roofs of the halls and
pavilions are covered with the copper gold tiles,
adding to the splendor of the site.
It was built in 1755 during the reign of Emperor
Qianlong (1735-1796) of the Qing Dynasty. The temple
has a 22.28-meter-high Bodhisattva statue with 42
arms holding different types of musical instruments.
Puning Temple was given the status of World Cultural
Heritage Site in 1994 by UNESCO.
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Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese
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3. Private Transport
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4. Entrance tickets
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the sights mentioned.
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in each city with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable.
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by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will
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the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5,
7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the
single room supplement. As the hotel is on double
4. Personal Expenses
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such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional
activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges
or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
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not specified in the above itinerary.
Tips to the guide and driver
for well-done job, entirely voluntary.
Great Wall of China
Temple of Heaven
Imperial Mountain Resort
Liuhe Pagoda in the resort
Chengde Mountain Resort
Imperial Mountain Resort
Putuo Zongcheng Temple