China travel map - Beijing Highlights Tour

Explore Beijing's amazing essential sights on this 4-day trip to see the must-visit sites, such as, the Great Wall, Forbidden City and so on! You will have a half-day hiking tour on well-preserved sections of Great Wall and explore other imperial architectures.

• Imperial Palace for 24 emperors in Ming & Qing Dynasties
• Representative of Chinese ritual architecture - the Temple of Heaven
• Symbol of China, the Great Wall at Mutianyu
• Delicious Peking Roast Duck meal

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Arrive at Beijing. You will be welcomed by our tour guide and then transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Full day city sightseeing after breakfast in hotel. Trip starts from the Tian'anmen Square, where you will have chance to visit the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao. Then visit the Forbidden City at the otherside of Chang'an Street. It is the largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.Besides three main halls and other buildings, you can walk up to the wall at Donghua Gate section and have a bird view of this imperial palace. This afternoon, you will go to visit the Temple of Heaven, a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. It is also a park many local people go for different activities like Taichi, dancing, playing chess, etc. You can even join them for fun. Enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.

Meal: B, L, D

Forbidden City

Great Wall is a must-go when visit Beijing. We will show you a less busy part at Mutianyu. Drive 1.5hrs northeast from downtown, you will get to the foot of Mutianyu Great Wall. Take cable car to No. 14 Tower directly and then challenge steps on the Great Wall. It is suggested to walk to No. 23 Tower, the highlight section of the Wall. Spend around 2 hours on the wall and descend by cable car (there is a tobogan ride option, which is interesting for children & young people. Please advise if you want to experience) at No. 6 Tower. Transfer back to downtown in the afternoon and take a Hutong tour near Houhai Lake. It's the best the way to learn local Beijinger's lifestyle and traditional culture. Transfer back to hotel after the visit.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

Check out after breakfast this morning and then go to visit Panda House at Beijing Zoo. Pandas are active during and after their breakfast time. Afterward, head to the Summer Palace for visit. It is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. If time permit, take a picture stop at Olympic Greens, where "Bird Nest" and "Water Cubic" are served as main stadiums during 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Transfer to airport or train station in time for your next destination.

Meal: B, L 

Service Ends

Summer Palace

Extend the Tour

Xi'an: the heart of ancient China, served as the capital of 13 ruling dynasties. Add 2-3 days to discover the highlights of Xi'an: Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall, and Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

Shanghai: the most dynamic cosmopolitan city in China. Add 2-3 days to experience its colonial history and dramatic modernity: the Bund, Yu Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center Tower, and Old French Concession.

Pingyao: the best-preserved ancient town in China and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Add 2-3 days to explore the must-sees of Pingyao Ancient City.

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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