5 Days Beijing Classical Tours (no shopping)

Tour Route: Beijing

You will go sightseeing Temple of Heaven, the biggest China Royal Sacrificial Place, Tiananmen Square acting as the symbol of Beijing and the Forbidden City. The competitive price and VIP quality guarantee ensure you a carefree and lightsome tour!

Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing

Our well-trained English-speaking tour guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Meals: No Meals
Day 2 Beijing

Our well-trained English Speaking Tour guide will meet and pick you up at the airport. Visit the Tianan men Square –the largest city square in the world and the Forbidden City which used to be the living place of the emperors of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties in the morning. Enjoy traditional Chinese lunch at a local restaurant. After having lunch, go on visit the Summer Palace.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

Hotel pick-up between 8:00am or 8:30am based on your convenient time. Drive to the Great Wall which is located 50 miles away from the city (1.5 hour’s drive), hiking there for one and half hour. Enjoy your lunch at Friendship restaurant. Move on to the Ming Tomb where 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) were buried

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing

Visit Beijing Zoo to see Great Panda.

Proceed to Beijing Hutong -ancient city alley in Beijing. Many of them were built during the Yuan (1206-1341), Ming (1368-1628) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties surrounding the Forbidden City. Take rickshaw to visit the ancient Beijing Hutong including Local family, Drum tower, Shicha Lake (also called Houhai Lake) and bar street.

After lunch in a local restaurant, drive 30 minutes to Lama Temple -a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism, is the only downtown Buddhism temple in Beijing. Lama Temple is a former imperial palace in Qing dynasty.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Beijing

Transfer to the railway station or airport for next destination.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$628 US$501
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$666 US$523

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner 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. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
5. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
6. Designated Four-star hotels as specified in this itinerary.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.

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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.

hi, im from Kuala Lumpur, i wanna go to Beijing, but i just have 3 days free for traveling, how much its cost? thank you
Asked by Astrid (Jun.08, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Jun.08, 2012) replied:
http://www.leadtochina.com/index.php?option=com_showpc&view=default&pcid=333 maybe this tour is proper, during the two days, you can see the main travel spots in Beijing, for your back the time is enough. As to the cost, it's clear in the detailed itinerary, from Only 190 USD / Per adult. Welcome to China.

what is the difference between the Mutianyu great wall and the Badaling Great Wall? is it better or worst?
Asked by Mike (May.30, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (May.30, 2012) replied:
Actually both the Badaling Great Wall and Mutianyu Great Wall are attractive and worth visiting. Mutianyu part is not that steep as Badaling and is much easier to hike. Badaling part is more vigorous but it is a little crowded during public holidays, if you want to aviod crowds, I suggest you visit the Mutianyu Great Wall.

my little daughter is 7 years old, is it posssible for her to try kite flying during the hutong?
Asked by Henson (May.28, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (May.28, 2012) replied:
Thx for your enquiry. Maybe you can not fly kites in the Hutongs because they are very narrow. You can go to the Temple of Heaven, There are many Chinese people doing exercises like Taiji, and flying kites there, maybe In the morning is the best, it will be very interesting.

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