Beijing was the home to the Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Visit some of the monuments which were built during this period on this great full day tour of the main site of the city including a delicious Chinese lunch.
The tour starts at Tian’anmen Square, located at the heart of Beijing, it is one of the largest public squares in the world and a symbol for Chinese people.
Just next to the square is the Forbidden City, home to the 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, this is the largest and best preserved of the imperial palaces.
This is followed by a visit to the Traditional Chinese Medicine Centre and a visit to the Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven is the largest complex of ancient religious buildings in China and in the past is where the emperors would pray for peace and good harvests.
To complete the tour, visit the Summer Palace located in the west of Beijing. On the way there will be a short visit to a Pearl Free Market.
Regarded as a museum of gardens, the Summer Palace was used as a summer residence by the imperial rulers to escape the heat of the city.
Chinese lunch at a local restaurant is included.
Please note that in order to visit the Forbidden City, Passport details are required at the time of booking. If these are not given you may not be allowed to enter. The Forbidden City is closed on Mondays except for on bank holidays and during July and August.
Tour Availability: Tour available daily except Mondays.
Meeting Point: You will be picked up from your hotel lobby (selected hotels within the city only).
Start Time: 08.00am
Meeting Time: Please be at meeting point at least 15min before departure time.
Duration: 9hrs approx
Drop off Time: 5pm spprox.
Pick up times and drop off times are approximate and subject to change.
Inclusions: Transport, Guide, Lunch, entrance fees as mentioned on the itinerary
Exclusions:Meals and otherservicesnot mentioned above.
Please note that to visit Forbidden City in Beijingpassport details are required.
Please provide at time of booking full passport details when reserving this tour.