1 Day Beijing Essential Tour

Tour Route: Beijing

This is a smartly-timed arrangements,visit the top 3 attractions in one day. See the famous Mao’s portrait at the Tiananmen Square, touch the hidden imperial history at the Forbidden City, hike the Mutianyu Great Wall.

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Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing


In the morning, our guide and driver will hold a sign to pick you up from your Beijing hotel.
First stop, Tiananmen Square. Tiananmen Square is a must-visit place for traveler to Beijing and is the largest public square in the world.
Next visit the Forbidden City, which is 24 emperor's palace in Dynasty Ming and Qing. It is called Gu Gong in Chinese, located in the Center of Beijing. It is the ancient palace which has the largest scale, most magnificent, and best reservation in the world.

In the afternoon, take a scenic drive through the countryside and mountains to reach China's most renowned monument—Great Wall (Mutianyu section, less crowed). Take a cable car up to the Great Wall, climbing up the venerable ramparts,you will marvel at this great constructions. On the way down, those of you feeling adventurous can choose the gravity-propelled toboggan!

After sightseeing, be transferred back to your Beijing hotel.

Meals: Lunch
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$150 US$98
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$155 US$99

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Chinese lunch as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Cable car in the Great Wall

1. China entry visa fees.
2. Accommodation in Beijing.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

Would it be possible to do this day trip being met at the train station after an overnight bullet train trip from Shanghai, and being returned to the train station at the end of the tour. It would be 3 people, probably Nov. 219 or 20.
Asked by Joan Gibson (Oct.22, 2018)

Tour Consultant (Oct.22, 2018) replied:
Hi Joan, thanks for your inquiry! It\'s no problem to do this trip with pick up/send off to Beijing South railway station.

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