*** Hotel cost is optional
Join-in group tour
Service of English speaking tour guide during transfers and sightseeing. Our tour guide picks up passengers from hotel to hotel every morning.
Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.
Double check phone call
Our tour guide will make a phone call before 10pm one day prior to your hotel to check if you have checked in.
So if there is any change of your arrival flight, please contact us at +86 20 22822049 (outside China) or 020 22822049 (in China). You might ask for changing the tour to another day, or cancel the tour.
Pickup time and back to hotel time
From 08h00 to 08h30 from your hotel lobby (Our tour guide will tell you the exact pickup time in the telephone call to your hotel room one day prior), the time back to the hotel is 17h30 usually, if extra hour is requested, please tell us in advance, we might charge for extra working hours, accordingly to labor law.
Waiting noticeTour Itinerary:
Sometimes our tour guide might be a couple minute late due to the traffic condition, or because some passengers do not show up in time. Your patience and understanding is highly appreciated. Our tour guide will find you via eye contact to pick you up from the crowd in the lobby. In every morning, we do it again and again. Please do not worry! We will recognize you!
① Pick up at your hotel between 08h00am and 08h30am, and then driving to TianAnMen Square, you will visit the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
② On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.
③ After Western and Chinese buffet lunch (40 minutes) in Bangfuchun Restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed.
④ Driving (30 minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
⑤ Transferred back to your hotels.
Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
Meals: Chinese lunch in local restaurant.
Transfer: Between your hotel and scenic spots by air conditioned vehicle.
Tour Guide: An English-speaking guide and driver provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Tips for tour guide and driver. The standard is USD 5 for tour guide, USD 3 for driver.
* Quotaion is for the hotels in Beijing center area only.
* Pickup time: 08h00 to 08h30 Pickup place: hotel lobby Back to hotel: 17h30 to 18h00
* Our tour guide will make a phone call to your hotel to double check the booking, usually at 22h00 one day prior of tour day, and tell you the exact pickup time.
* The benefits of Group tours are: less expensive than private tours, especially when you are travelling alone.
* Something you might not like: Your coach pickups passengers from hotel to hotel, limited visiting time on some attractions.
* Shopping: Passengers have different interest, usually we will visit 2 souvenir shops in one day tour.
* If you prefer a private tour, we have private tours in: Beijing Shanghai Xian Guilin Hong Kong