Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace on this full-day tour in Beijing, led by an English-speaking guide.
What to Expect
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in Beijing, at 8:00. Your tour will begin at Tiananmen Square, one of the biggest city squares in the world, where you will see the most emblematic buildings. You will see the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall and the Monument to the People's Heroes. Walk though the Tiananmen Gate and head to the rectangular Forbidden city, which is the world's largest palace complex and covers 74 hectares. In this massive palace you will visit the most important buildings.
Exit from the north gate, then hop on your minivan and be driven to the Summer Palace. On the way, your tour guide will take you to a local restaurant for a delicious Chinese lunch.
After lunch you will take a 40-minute drive to visit the Summer Palace, the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China. Your English-speaking guide will give you another detailed explanation of the imperial palace, after which you will spend 1.5-2 hours inside the Summer Palace. After the Summer Palace, you will be taken back to your hotel.
- Entrance fee
- Bottled water
- Chinese lunch
- English-speaking guide
- Air-conditioned minivan
Know Before You Go
• Group size is limited to 12 people
• Entrance fees and lunch included
• Free hotel pickup and drop-off (within the 4th ring road of Beijing city)
• Wear comfortable shoes for the tour