Stop at the west of Tiananmen Square for spectacular views of National Grand Theater, see China's parliament building - the Great Hall of the People, walk around the world's largest public plaza - Tiananmen Square and explore the Imperial Forbidden City.
What to Expect
This half-day tour starts at 8:00 am or 1:00 pm and ends at 12:00 pm or 5:00 pm. Around 4 hours will be needed for this tour, please indicate your preferred starting time while making the booking. The Forbidden City will not open on Mondays.
A tour guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel at the appointed time to visit the solemn and respectful Tiananmen Square - the largest central city square in the world. Stop at the west of Tiananmen Square for spectacular views of the egg-shaped National Grand Theater.
Walk along Tiananmen Square where you will see China's parliament building - Great Hall of the People on the west, Monument to People's Heroes and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao on the south. Pass through the Tiananmen Tower under the immense portrait of Mao Zedong and walk into the Forbidden City to explore the Imperial Palace. You have the option to stop at most sites for photo taking, the local professional tour guide will provide detailed commentary of each place.
After a half-day of touring, the guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.
- Private air-conditioned car/ van
- Licensed professional driver
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee to the Forbidden City
- Bottled water
- Fuel surcharge and tax
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off services
Your Beijing downtown hotel
Know Before You Go
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• Please indicate your preferred starting time