Highlights

Explore all the must-visit sites on the carefully-designed 6 days Beijing Tour! Besides the most famous historical landmarks like Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, hutong, this trip will extend to Chengde for Chengde Mountain Resort and the outstanding temples. Most of sights to visit on the itinerary are on UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. 

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Chengde - Beijing

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Day

Upon your arrival at Beijing airport/railway station, meet your Easy Tour China guide and driver at once, follwed a private transfer to your hotel in Beijing. Relax, or explore China's capital city on  your own pace.

OPTIONAL NIGHT SHOW

  • Beijing Kung Fu Show: A rare chance to watch the real Shaolin Kung Fu. The performers are the best and have mastered the difficult moves. 
  • Beijing Opera Show: It is one of the most famous traditional Chinese opera. The artists wear heavy make-up and act out the legends and romance with their unique style of singing and dance. 

With 3000 years of history, Beijing is one of best places in China to learn history, let alone it is China's ancient and modern capital. Begin your full day trip to the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner to taste delicious local cuisine. 

- The Tian'anmen Square : The largest city square in the world, where many important historical events happened here. A  portrait photo of Chairman Mao is still hung on the Tiananmen Rostrum. 

- 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.

- 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.

Meal: B, L, D

Forbidden City in Beijing

Enjoy another day exploring Beijing's glory imperial past and the traditional culture with local folklores. Visit the Summer Palace, the Lama Temple, and take a vintage 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong.

 - The Summer Palace: It is a fine example of China's royal gardens, which used various traditional ways to integrate the design elements of south and north China.

 The Lama Temple:  the biggest Tibetan Buddhist temple in Beijing and the previous mansion of Emperor Yongzheng

- Hutong tour: The unique street design in Beijing - some crisscrossing old narrow paths with courtyard houses built on each side. It can be regarded as a window into Beijing folk life.  

Meal: B, L

hutong tour on pedicab

Drive out of Beijing city center and get to Jinshanling Great Wall after about 2.5 hours' drive. One of the most famous Great Wall in China, Jinshanling connects Simatai to the east and Gubeikou to the west. Take cable car up to the top of the wall, you can discover both of the restored walls and wild walls. Get to know the history and back stories of the Great Wall and the best places to take great photos. It is widely known that Jinshanling is a photographers' paradise. Thereafter visit Eastern Qing Tombs - the largest existing imperial mausoleum complex in China - where 161 Qing Dynasty royal family members are burried here.

Stay overnight in Chengde

Meal: B, L

Jinshanling Great Wall

Guided trip to the magnificent Imperial Summer Villa and two of Chengde Eight Outer Temples: Puning Temple and Putuozongsheng Temple. Then return to Beijing.

- Imperial Summer Villa: the biggest garden of the imperial family in the Qing Dynasty.

- Puning Temple: it was built in 1755 by Qing emperor Qianlong famous for one of the largest wood sculptured Buddhas still existing in China.

- Putuozongsheng Temple: also known as the Lesser Potala Palace, it was built by Qing emperor Qianlong to celebrate his 60th birth date.


Meal: B, L

Puning Temple

It is the end of your Beijing and Chengde tour. Transfer to airport/railway station and proceed to your next destination.

Meal: B, L


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.

Datong: China's capital for three separate dynasties with amazing historical and cultural heritages. Add 3-4 days to visit the spectacular Yungang Grottoes (UNESCO World Heritage) and the interesting Hanging Temple built into a cliff.

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.

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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