China travel map - One Day Traditional Essence Beijing Bus Tour

Beijing, the most representative city of China, is celebrated for its history and Culture. During this one day city tour, you will visit the the largest city square - Tiananmen Square; the largest ancient palatial structure - Forbidden City; a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design - Temple of Heaven; and the best preserved imperial garden - Summer Palace.

Wondering in the Forbidden City

Visit the world's best preserved imperial garden

Iinteract with local people at the Temple of Heaven

Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mini group & No shopping arrangement


Travel type:   Join-in Bus Tour with shared guide and vehicle      No shopping arrangement

Departure: Daily

Group size: 1-9 people

Guide: English-speaking guide

Pick-up & Drop-off point: Hotel in downtown area

Pick-up & Drop-off time: 07:00-08:00 / 17:30-18:30

Price: 79USD / person


AM: Pick up from hotel and drive to the Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world, here you can find some brilliant landmark buildings such as the Monument to the People's Heroes and the Great Hall of the People. Walk throught the Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'anmen Gate) to the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City, nominated as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1987, is the largest ancient palatial structure in the world and the best-preserved imperial palace in China. Afterwards, we will come to the Jingshan Park. The Wanchun Pavilion on the top of the Jingshan Hill provides a full view of the majestic Forbidden City.

At around 12:00, we will drive to the Temple of Heaven, and leave you some free time for lunch. Our guide will offer you suggestions on restaurants nearby.

PM: After lunch, we will start the visit of the Temple of Heaven, which is 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. 

End the visit of the Temple of Heave at around 15:00, we drive about one and a half hour to the Summer Palace. It is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years, and with beautiful archtecture built againt the mountain and several ancient arched bridges on Kunming Lake.

Today's sightseeing will end at around 17:30, when our guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel.

Mutianyu Great Wall  


Additional info:

• Free pick-up & drop-off from hotels within fourth ring road of the city. An additional transfer fee will be incurred if your hotel is outside the above mentioned area.

• Since the Forbidden City is usually not open on Mondays, we will arrange a rickshaw Hutong tour instead of Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City if your travel date happens to meet Monday

 Booking Policy: 

• Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, confirmation will be sent within 12 hours.

• Payment: Full payment is required at least two days prior to the day trip.We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card for this trip.

• Cancellation: Your payment is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours prior to the trip. Cancellation within 48 hours or any unused portion after the day trip begins is non-refundable.


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What's included

  • Entrance tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Air-conditioned tour coach
  • Shared English Speaking tour guide
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person
  • Meals
  • Tips to guide and driver (RMB20-30/person)

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