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Beijing: Tiananmen Square Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. Beijing: Tiananmen Square Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

This mesmerising tour of Tiananmen Square, the heart of Beijing, and a world famous cultural landmark, features many of the most famous sights in the city. See the mausoleum where the body of Mao Zedong lies, and other great works of Communist architecture such as the Monument to the People’s Heroes and the Great Hall of the People, the distinctive National Performing Centre for the Arts, the National Museum of China, the highly unusual China Numismatic Museum, the Zhengyamen Gate, the Tiananmen Gates, Chang'an Avenue, and the Forbidden City, the fascinating home of generations of Chinese royalty, with thousands of rooms. A wonderful overview of the sights of Tiananmen Square, this tour is both interesting and informative. A visit to Tiananmen Square is essential for any visitor to Beijing. Your tour. Your way.

From Beijing: 3-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Private Tour

2. From Beijing: 3-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Private Tour

This private 3-day tour gives you plenty of time to explore Beijing's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, and The Great Wall of China. If you have extra time, you can add other sites into the itinerary(entrance fee at your own cost): Beihai Park, Jinshan Park, Miaoyin Temple or other sites you are interested to go (within the 3rd ring road of Beijing city)Since this is a private tour, please list any special interests you have while booking, from art and architecture to history and culture, so the guide can better prepare for your Beijing experience. Day 1: After meet your tour guide, start by exploring one of the world’s largest public areas, Tian'anmen Square. Pass through the south gate to the Forbidden City, stroll around the courtyards and halls of the Forbidden city with your tour guide, and learn the histories and stories about this massive palace. You will visit most important buildings inside the Forbidden City. Stop in a local restaurant for lunch, then discover the Lama Temple in the afternoon. Lama Temple is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. For evening, you can enjoy an amazing Chinese show, such as the Acrobatic show, Kongfu show or Peking opera.(at your own cost) After the show finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing Day 2: After meet your guide, heading to Mutianyu Great Wall. Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll enjoy a less hurried experience and take time to marvel at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides. Hiking up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers. Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch. On the way to city stop to take photos at the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium, where hosts many spectacular events of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Continue to the Drum Tower area, stroll around the local Hutong neighborhood. Get to know the local life and people. You also can explore the Houhai lake area and Nanluoguxiang Hutong allays. After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing. Day 3: Begins with the Temple of Heaven, once visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual prayer ceremonies. Follow your tour guide to explore many important buildings including: Hall of Prayer for good harvest, Danbi Bridge. 9 dragon Juniper and more Spend time in the pearl market to purchase your China souvenir, your guide will teach you how to negotiate price in the market. Next, see the pandas in the Beijing Panda House and have a delicious duck lunch in the local restaurant Continue to the Summer Palace, a well-preserved royal garden that's renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, and is considered one of the most classical gardens in the world. After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

Beijing: Hutong Private Culinary Walking Tour

3. Beijing: Hutong Private Culinary Walking Tour

Your tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your Beijing city hotel, then you will either taxi or subway(at your own expense) to the Hutong area to start the tour. Get to experience what it truly feels like to be a local on a more personal level without the crowds. The itinerary and food items included can be tailored to suit the dietary requirements of the guests. Tour includes 20+ different food tastings at various diverse locations, such as markets, shops, bakeries and restaurants. You will visit local haunts, get a chance to meet the owners and explore historical sites that few tourists have an opportunity to experience. Your expert foodie guide will offer different food facts which includes an overview of Chinese culinary habits, a description of different regions cuisine and an introduction to selected specialties in the shops. Feel free to interact with your guide and ask as many questions as you like. Some food tastings you will experience on this tour: Ma dou fu - Dried fermented mung bean juice Tang Er duo - Fried Sugar cake Ma Hua - Fried Flour  Jianbing - Thin Millet flour pancake LUZHU HUOSHAO - Wheaten cake boiled in meat( pig’s intestine and liver) broth ZHA GUAN CHANG - fried corn flour cakes Beijing Suan Nai–Beijing Yoghurt Shaobing -Baked Sesame Seed cake Baozi--Stemmed dumplings round in shape Roujiamo--Beef in the bread Spicy Hotpot--with either meat or vegetable on sticks Muslim Kebabs -including lamp kebabs, leek ,eggplant etc Hunan Snacks-Steamed and Fried Cakes made of Sticky Rice Stinky Toufu --Option  Beijing Snacks Set--around 6-10 different snacks Moon Cake Fried bread with red beans Baijiu-Chinese liqueur And More...

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