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With the release of 144-hour visa free transit policy in Beijing, now travelers from 53 countries or areas can transit in Beijing without a visa before heading to a third country. This Beijing layover tour is specially crafted for those people who have a layover in Beijing. A classic itinerary maximizes your time, explores the best of Beijing with must-visit sights: the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven…

This layover tour is also a wonderful choice for passengers taking a cruise departing from/arriving at Tianjin. We are totally tailor-made, so your trip can be redesigned and adjusted according to your timing and schedule.

 

Customize Your Tour:
☑  Travel Dates  ☑ Your Interests  ☑ Your Travel Style

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Finally embark your journey to probably a brand new world for exploration, a sea beach vacation and new life experience. Before that, enjoy a stopover tour in Beijing, China’s historical and modern city, with loads of culture, ancient wonders and modern achievements. In a word, Beijing is the best place for you to know China.

Your private Easy Tour China guide has been waiting to greet you at the airport, with your name plate. Transfer with a private vehicle to your hotel in downtown Beijing. After check-in to hotel and a brief rest, go explore the heart and soul of the city – Forbidden City, with its surrounding area.

Walk the Tiananmen Square to see many historical sites while learning from your local guide about the important events of China happened here. There is a portrait of Chairman Mao hung over the rostrum. Enter Forbidden City – this six-century-year-old royal palace was home to 24 emperors, and now becomes a symbol of the country and is opened to the public with amazing displays of its preserved treasures.

OPTIONAL DINNER

  • For foodies, don’t miss the Beijing Roasted Duck at dinner time.

Forbidden City

The Great Wall must be the most important activity on your list of the trip. And you’re going to see it yourself. One of the world heritages, the Great Wall was begun to be constructed over two millenniums ago, extends for 21,196 km (13,171 mi) on the mountains. Your guide will lead you to Mutianyu Great Wall today, a less-tourist section, with greater views. The cable car can help to save your energy and time, while the toboggan ride will bring great fun and excitement for the active young people and children.

This afternoon, you may sit on a rickshaw or use your own feet to explore Beijing’s local culture center – hutong. These long and narrow alleyways crisscross, and embrace the old town of Beijing, where you can find more traces and memories of the city and see Beijingers living in the courtyard house.

Meal: B, L 

hutong tour

It will be a great, happy morning visiting the Temple of Heaven. A sacred place to worship heaven, the Ming Dynasty kings built it into a magnificent architecture complex, with a unique modeling. Apart from admiring this architectural masterpiece, you can also witness local people’s lively morning life at the park – they enjoy practicing Tai Chi, square dance, singing, running…

Thereafter, your guide will escort you to the airport. End of your short but fabulous 3 days Beijing trip. Continue your journey and fly to next destination.

Meal: B, L 

Temple of Heaven


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.

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.

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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