Immerse yourself in the heart of ancient, Imperial China. Walk on the Great Wall – an experience which will remain with you forever. Be overwhelmed at the sheer size of Tienanmen Square, which can hold over 1 million people. Explore the magnificent Forbidden City, home to dynasties of emperors, and the Temple of Heaven - China's most revered shrine... where emperors came to pray and give thanks for good harvests. The beautiful Summer Palace which overlooks Kunming Lake will enthral you.With its lovely parks, ancient Hutong residential areas, temples museums, art galleries and markets, Beijing is an unforgettable city, with entertainment, shopping and eating experiences that go on forever...
Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, your professional local English speaking guide will meet you in the Arrival Hall. With your guide, enjoy the views of Beijing CBD & the SOHO Business Street on your way to the hotel. After checking-in and freshening up, your guide will take you for a stroll of the area around your hotel - the famous Wanfujing Street. Visit the Snack street off Wanfujing street where you can sample local delicacies before returning to your hotel.
Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Show)
After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of Beijing visiting Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Drive along Chang an Avenue and your guide will point out the National Grand Theatre and Ancient City Walls. After seeing how the nobility lived, enjoy some Jiaozi (steamed dumplings) for lunch in the company of a Chinese family. Later, enjoy a pedi-cab tour of the ancient courtyard houses called the Hutongs and the popular Houhai Lake Bar Street. After dinner, enjoy the exciting and dramatic Kung-fu show before returning to the hotel.
Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, special Dinner)
Today you will journey to the The Great Wall at Mutianyu. Stroll along this incredible wonder and enjoy the breathtaking view. After a late lunch at a good Chinese restaurant, return to Beijing to visit the tranquil Imperial gardens of the Summer Palace. In the evening, enjoy a delicious Peking Roasted Duck before returning to your hotel.
Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
This morning visit the holiest temples in Beijing - Temple of Heaven and then the Lama Temple. After a delicious lunch at a good Chinese restaurant, drive through "Chinese Wall Street"- Beijing Bank Street to get to the famous Xiushui market where you will put your bargaining skills to work. In the evening, transfer back to your hotel.
After breakfast, you will have some free time in the morning until your transfer to the airport for your onward flight.