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5 Days 4 Nights Authentic Beijing Flavor Tour

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( Forbidden City - Mutianyu Great Wall - Temple of Heaven - Summer Palace - learning Chinese characters, painting and cooking Chinese food)
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Tour Code: CTG-BJ14

Tour Description

This itinerary is an insightful exploration of Beijing's cityscape and culture, bringing you not only the imperial grandeur of the Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven and Summer palace, but also the interesting traditional Chinese culture and skills. Not simply to appreciate, you'll further have fine experience of being Chinese!

Marvel at the majestic old buildings that has made Beijing live up to the imperial city for ages.

Be a one-day Chinese! Go learn hand-by-hand Chinese characters, paintings and dishes.

One-stop service, incl. tour guide, hotels, meals, transportation, attraction admissions and insurance, etc.

Day 1 Arrive in Beijing : Pick-up & Check-in
Today's Activities May you have a good journey to Beijing, and our guide will meet you outside the customs of Beijing Airport after you clear the customs, and then transfer you to the downtown hotel. The rest of the day is flexible for your will, have a rest or take a walk near the hotel. While if time permits, you can go to Wangfujing Street - a very famous commercial street for shopping and tasting Beijing local snacks.
Highlights
Wangfujing Pedestrian Street Wangfujing Pedestrian Street Wangfujing Pedestrian Street          
Wangfujing Street Restaurants
Wangfujing Street
Sugarcoated haws
Wangfujing Street
         
Day 2 Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )
Today's Activities You’ll start your Beijing tour with Tian'anmen Square, the largest square in the world and all the lofty jade stone bridges, moats, monuments, ornamental columns, stone lions, etc. Later walk northward and you reach Forbidden City. The largest and best-preserved imperial palace in China vividly showcases a whole set of the royal life. You’ll be shown around several main halls like the Hall of Supreme Harmony. Have a good view of the emperor’s chair, sculpture of mythical beasts, eave decoration and the like, you can touch some daily routine of the ancient Chinese emperors, courtiers and princesses.

Later head for Temple of Heaven where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties(1368-1911) would worship heaven and pray for good harvests around the kingdom. Here you would have an eye-opening understanding of Oriental architectural aesthetics and the deeply rooted awe of heaven in ancient Chinese, from the emperor to the masses.

As for dinner, the famous Peking Roast Duck is strongly recommended.
Highlights
Kungfu Show Forbidden City Temple of Heaven          
Tiananmen Square The Forbidden City Temple of Heaven          
Day 3 Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )

Today's Activities

After breakfast at hotel, you will have an excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall. By roundtrip cable car you can feast on this vital section of the world famous China Great Wall. Mutianyu not only boasts a surprisingly long history of over 1400 year but sport a special structure of three watchtowers on end.

Afterwards, you will visit the most famous tomb of Ming Tombs - Changling. The tomb is inhumed with the 3rd emperor of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Zhu Di and his queen. Its tremendous scale and perfect degree of maintanence well fits the great achievement Emperor Zhu Di secured during his reign over China.

On the way back to downtown Beijing, you will stop by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and Water Cube (National Aquatics), to view the unique constructions and take some photos.

The recommended evening activity is Chinese Kung Fu Show or Peking Opera.
Highlights
Mutianyu Great Wall Changling of Ming Tombs Bird's Nest          
Mutianyu Great Wall Changling of Ming Tombs Bird's Nest & Water Cube          
Day 4 Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )

Today's Activities

Have a tense one-day (or two days if you find those quite attractive to you) study of traditional Chinese culture at Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College. The options open for your selection are plentiful - writing Chinese calligraphy, painting Chinese painting, playing Taichi (fan dance or boxing), learning Chinese Kungfu, etc. Just feel free to pick what you're interested in.

Note the lessons arrangement: 4 lessons (45 minutes/lesson) in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. Two lessons on end are for one learning subject. Return to the hotel after a full day’s learning.
Highlights
         
Learning calligraphy Learning Chinese painting Making dumplings          
Day 5 Depart Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )

Today's Activities

The last day, after breakfast, you will appreciate Chinese featured royal park - Summer Palace, which boasts of typical Chinese architecture and splendid landscapes. Enjoy an easy breezy cruise on the Kunming Lake. Later you will have some shopping at the famous Xiushui Street for the featured Chinese handicrafts. At the end, you'll be transferred to airport for your flight to next destination. ChinaTourGuide.com wishes you fell in love with Beijing and keep memories for your whole life.
Highlights
Summer Palace          
Long Corridor
Summer Palace
Summer Palace Bridge Shopping at Xiushui Street          
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches Accomodation: 4-night accommodation in Beijing;
Admissions: Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in itinerary Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide
Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers
Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage; Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;
Government taxes & Service charges  
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotel in Beijing
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing
Located in the golden business area of Wangfujing, the hotel only takes 10 minutes to Forbidden City and Dongfang Square. With stylish guest rooms and newly renovated Crowne Plaza Club floor – Crowne Plaza Beijing has anticipated every need while providing easy access to business, commercial districts and historical landmarks.
Sunworld Hotel Beijing
Sunworld Hotel Beijing
Situated on the intersection of Wangfujing Avenue and Dengshikou Street, Sunworld Hotel Beijing is close to many famous historical and cultural landmarks, including the Forbidden City. Guest rooms and suites are designed with a traditional and refined style. From servies to amenities, the hotel strives to make your stay a pleasant experience.
Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
With its courtyard style, the hotel has retained its charm of the ancient time but as well merged in contemporary architecture and designs. The hotel is near the famous Tian’anmen Square and Wangfujing Business Street. It takes about 20 minutes from Capital International Airport (24km) and 5 minutes from Beijing Railway Station (3km). The hotel provides guests clean and comfortable service and amenities.

Overview

- Breakfasts offered by hotels: just start your happy tour after having breakfast in the morning, especially for deluxe class, buffet breakfast is available;
- It supplys lunch according to different classes of tour, such as deluxe in city-famous restaurants and tourist in popular tourist restaurants;
- Dinner option for the first day of the tour is open to you, you could find your favorite place to eat, or take our recommendations.

We promises no worries about the dining quality, plus flexible choices that you can have depending on your preference. If having any special requestment, just tell our trip advisor directly. In all, we aim to satisfy your tongue and stomach with our recommendation as follows:

Beijing

As the capital of China, Beijing boasts many good restaurants with featured cuisines:
(1) Peking Roast Duck: Beijing Roast Duck is thought to be one of the most delicious dishes in China. Most visitors coming to Beijing make sure to have a try. It is usually served with special pancakes, hollowed sesame bun, green onions and sweet sauce..
(2) Our package takes you to have A La Carte dinner at Great Northeast Restaurant, Gold Palace Restaurant or Tang Yuan Restaurant, leading you to grasp the essence of Chinese classic cuisines.

Famous Beijing Roast Duck Main Hall of Tang Yuan Restaurant

Comments

Hi, Sara.

Thank you for your email. We had a wonderful time in China and were very pleased with the service we got from your company. We liked the food, accommodation, drivers and tour guides. I also want to say Thank you to you for your very efficient and friendly service.

Thank you kindly,

Customer:Ms. Cunningham

Destinations: Beijing - Xi'an

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Hi Libby,

We have arrived home this morning tired but very happy to have visited your beauitiful country.

The level of service that was provided by Suky and Choury was excellent ,the drivers where very competant and we were all impressed with their courtesy and kindness, particularly to the older and younger members of our group, i know we were made to feel welcome andvery relaxed the whole time.

Regards

Customer:Mr. Peake

Destinations: Beijing

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