Beijing micro tour

Summer Palace - Beijing

Beijing

This is a very comprehensive insight into many of Beijing’s most famous landmarks and historical attractions. You simply can’t come to China without paying a visit to the magnificent sites such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Great Wall. We’ve also arranged for you to dine on some of China’s most tantalising cuisine including the mouth-watering Peking Duck. For a special cultural highlight, you will be part of the audience for the spectacular Kungfu Show.

Tour Summary

Duration

5 Days, 4 Nights

Attractions

Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beijing Zoo, Olympic Park, Summer Palace, Cruise on Kunming Lake, Kungfu Show, Great Wall, Cloisonné factory, Peking Duck banquet, Temple of Heaven

Fitness Level

Average

Tour Price

From AU $799 per person - twin-share, detailed prices below

Inclusions

4 nights accommodation with Breakfast (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as per the itinerary, accredited English-speaking tour guide, transportation for all specified transfers, tours, entry fees to shows and attractions as per the itinerary

Exclusions

Airfares and taxes, Visa application fees, personal expenses such as telephone, dry cleaning, taxi fares etc, gratuities to guides and drivers, optional activities, shows, meals or any items denoted by ** throughout the itinerary

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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1

On arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. No meals have been arranged for today.

Day 2

In the morning visit Tiananmen Square and tour the amazing Forbidden City - headquarters of the imperial emperors for more than 500 years. After lunch, you’ll visit Beijing Zoo where you’ll be able to see the adorable Giant Pandas. Feel the vibe of the Beijing Olympics as you stroll around the now famous venues such as the Birds Nest and Water Cube. Later you’ll visit the magnificent Summer Palace - a retreat where the imperial court spent the summer months. One of several features to look for here is the hand painted murals of the 722m long corridor that has been identified as the longest covered pavilion on record. Also enjoy a boat cruise on Kunming Lake and afterwards you’ll be transferred back to your hotel. (BL)

Day 3

Today you’ll journey to the Great Wall of China and be overwhelmed as you walk along one of the greatest man-made structures in the world. On the way to the Great Wall, you‘ll visit a traditional Cloisonné factory to admire some wonderful Chinese arts and crafts. In the evening we’ve arranged for you to partake in a sumptuous Peking Duck dinner before heading to the internationally acclaimed Kungfu Show to witness a breath-taking performance. (BLD)

Day 4

This morning you’ll visit the tranquil setting of the Temple of Heaven where Emperors prayed for good harvests and the welfare of the people. The temple’s sacred and unique design is characteristic of Ming Dynasty architecture and one of Beijing’s most unique structures. The Temple of Heaven has become a very popular meeting place for Beijing locals where they congregate to practice tai chi, dancing and singing. Lunch today will be a home-cooked meal in a traditional Hutong in Beijing's old quarter. After lunch you’ll transfer back to your hotel for an afternoon free for you to explore Beijing a little further in your own time. (BL)

Day 5

Checkout and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

Tour Prices per person twin-share in AU$

Travel Dates

Total People Travelling

4 Star Hotel

01 Mar - 30 Nov 2017

Single

$1,569

2 - 3

$985

 

4 or more

$889

01 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017,

Single

$1,425

01 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018

2 - 3

$895

 

4 or more

$799

5 Star Upgrade

$140 per person twin-share or $280 per single traveller

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Important
Please note that public holidays and seasonal demand directly effect availability, fares and accommodation pricing. To enable us to refine your travel plans and provide you with an accurate quotation, please send us some key details via our Enquiry Form. Prior to making a booking, please visit our Terms and Conditions page to view our policies related to travel in China. We strongly recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance prior to your departure to safeguard against unforeseen events. LetsdoChina.com is a registered Safe Travel Charter Partner with the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and is an authorised agent to issue travel insurance to our Australian clients. Visit our Quick Quote site where you can also purchase an online policy. For further information, please go to our Travel Insurance page and also find other useful links regarding advice on safe travel practices.

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