Kung Fu Show in Beijing Red Theatre

This well-designed Beijing trip is best for senior tourists to witness the former greatness of Beijing and fast development of modern Beijing at a relaxing pace. The whole trip presents all typical historical sites, including the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and Hutongs, bustling lifes of modern Beijingers who are from all over China and from the world. You will have chance to chat with local Beijingers to learn more of their thoughts.

Best for: Seniors, Family with elders
Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights
Destinations: Beijing
Travel type: Private escorted tour - FlexibleFree to customize
• Slow pace to visit the Fobidden City and the Great Wall
• Enjoy relaxing Kung Fu show in the evening
• Walk into local people's family to learn their lifestyle

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Arrive at Beijing. Be met & transfer to your hotel.

After breakfast in hotel, you will be picked up from hotel and go to visit the Tian'anmen Square, the largest city square in the world. You will have chance to visit the Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao.

The Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years, is to the north of the square with Chang’an Street in between. Take around 2 hours to visit the palace, including the main halls, a part of the wall, residence for concubines, gardens, etc.

After lunch in local restaurant, transfer to Houhai and enjoy the leisure time at Houhai Lake Bar Street. Visit a local family lives in traditional courtyard house and chat with local Beijingers to learn more of their thoughts. You can also choose to take a short rickshaw riding in the Hutongs. Transfer back to the hotel later.

Meal: B, L

Beijing Forbidden City

Pick up from hotel and drive 1.5 hours to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. This section is less visited than other parts like Badaling and Juyongguan. Round-way cable car will be arranged for you to get to the Wall easily. Take your time to walk on ancient walls at your own pace. It's wonderful to view the sceneries from the towers.

Descend by cable car and lunch will be served at local restaurant at the foot of the mountain. After visiting the small village at the foot of Mutianyu Great Wall, transfer back to hotel for some rest. Then be escorted to enjoy a Kung Fu Show, which tells the core of Chinese Kung Fu culture from a story of a kid growing to a Kung Fu master. 

Meal: B, L

Great Wall at Mutianyu Section

This morning, 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. Feel free to join them or talk with them. 

And then, continue to Panjiayuan Antique Market, the place to go for life-size terracotta warriors, vintage photographs, porcelain vases and figurines, Qing-style furniture and much, much more. The best bargains are offered early on weekend mornings, between 6 and 8.30am. Best on weekends, 4.30am-6pm (but open on weekdays as well).

Meal: B, L

Beijing Temple of Heaven & Panjiayuan Antique Market

Transfer to airport and fly to next destination.

Meal: B

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.

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.

Chengde: Add 2 more days to visit the Chengde Mountain Resort (the imperial summer palace of Qing Dynasty emperors) and Putuo Zongcheng Temple (known as the Little Potala Palace).

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 Suit 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. Vegetarian foods can be arranged on request. 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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