The largest ancient palatial structure, the Forbidden City

From Beijing: 4-Day Tour of Beijing & Chengde

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What You'll Do
  • Weave through meandering passageways and courtyards as you visit some of Beijing’s historic hutongs by rickshaw
  • Visit the Forbidden City and explore the halls and gardens of the largest ancient palatial structure in the world
  • Head to the mountain resort of Chengde and experience another favorite retreat of the Chinese imperial family
  • Go sightseeing at Putuo Zongsheng, a replica of the Potala Palace in Lhasa and the largest of 8 remaining temples in Chengde
Overview
Explore the famous sights around China’s capita, on a 4-day tour from Beijing. After seeing the sights, take a quick bus trip over to Chengde, where you will get to climb a portion of the Great Wall and visit the old summer retreat of the imperial family.
What to Expect
Spend 4 days getting to know the Chinese cities of Beijing and Chengde on a tour that gives you a comprehensive insight to the Chinese capital and takes you to some sites important to the imperial family.

Your trip features 3 nights of accommodation at a 4-star hotel and breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You will also enjoy transportation between cities and to the various sites. See the imperial family's Summer Palace and Mountain Resort, visit elaborate temples, and admire a variety of architectural styles. You will also be able to visit the Great Wall of China, among other sites.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Beijing
(Meals: L, D)
After being picked up at your hotel lobby or other appointed place, visit the square that witnessed the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Tian’an Men Square. Continue on to the Forbidden City where you will explore the halls and gardens of the best preserved imperial palace in China. After lunch at a local restaurant, stop off at the Temple of Heaven, a location framed amongst the princely imperial styles of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, then overnight in Beijing.

Day 2: Beijing (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast at your hotel, visit the Summer Palace, a former retreat for the imperial family. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then get a more comprehensive view of the city as you weave through meandering passageways and courtyards, visiting some of Beijing’s historic hutongs by rickshaw. In the evening, eat dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3: Beijing - Chengde (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer by bus to Chengde and visit the Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall. Next, head to the Chengde Mountain Resort and experience another favorite retreat of the Chinese imperial family. You will eat lunch and dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 4: Chengde - Beijing (Meals: B, L, D)
Visit Puning Temple, which was designed using both Han Chinese and Tibetan architectural styles. Go sightseeing at Putuo Zongsheng, a replica of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, and the largest of 8 remaining temples in Chengde. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before riding back to Beijing by bus. Upon arrival, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Beijing and then you will be transferred to your hotel or appointed place in the city center for the tour end.
What's Included
  • 3 nights in a 4-star hotel, twin rooms with bath/shower, and mentioned breakfast
  • All transfers mentioned in the program
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • All sightseeing mentioned in the program, including entrance fees (first entry, subject to change)
  • Local English-speaking guide
What's Not Included
  • Chinese Visa
  • International flight to/from China
  • Any costs not mentioned above
  • Personal cost and tipping for guides, driver, and porter
  • National guide
  • Surcharge for national holidays
  • Separate luggage van
  • Any other surcharge that may be announced later
Meeting Point

Hotel lobby or other appointed place (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Cancelation:
Days before departure: Penalty
between 20-15 days: 40% of the tour cost
between 14-10 days: 60% of the tour cost
between 9-3 days: 80% of the tour cost
between 2-1 day: 90% of the tour cost
between 24 hours or no shows: 100% of the tour cost

Please book this tour at least 30 days in advance

Check-in is at 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00

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