5 Days Beijing Tour with Local Features

Tour Route: Beijing

You will be led to the Dashilan Old Street, the oldest downtown area in Beijing, Tiananmen Square acting as the symbol of Beijing and the largest city center square and the Forbidden City. Reasonable tour arrangement and meals will add more relaxation!

Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing

Welcome to our capital city, Beijing. Our guide, who holds the sign Lead to China will take our greeting to you. You will be met and transferred to hotel by our warm hearted tour guide and driver. Free on your own at the rest of the day.  You will begin your private Beijing tour tommorrow.

Meals: No Meals
Day 2 Beijing

Visit all famous attractions in downtown Beijing. Activities at night: The Legend of Kung Fu. The best Kungfu show is the show at the Red Theatre, it combines Kungfu with exquisite ballet and music.

Tiananmen Square
The largest city square in the world, including Tiananmen Rostrum, the symbolic landmark of Beijing and China and other main buildings such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, parliament building of China, etc.

Summer Palace
This is the largest and most complete imperial garden existing in China. It was first built in the 12th century as an imperial palace. Renovations and extensions in the following several hundred years till the end of the 19th century transformed it into the scale we see today.

Forbidden City
The Forbidden City (Imperial Palace) in the heart of Beijing is the largest and most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China. Its construction began in 1406. Twenty four emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties (1644-1911) lived and ruled China from here.

Peking Roast Duck Dinner: With its long history, Peking roast duck is well known among both domestic and overseas customers. The duck is hung in the oven and roasted by flame burning from fruit-wood. It takes about 45 minutes for the duck to be done. The finished duck is characteristic with crispy skin, tender meat and the fragrance from the fruit-wood.

Kungfu show   
The Legend of Kung Fu is a unique show in the Red Theatre. It celebrates the philosophy and skill of the Kung Fu martial arts through a unique story-line, dramatic design, choreography and breath-taking music. This show breaks the traditional Kung Fu mold. Because of Its poignant and touching story ……

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Beijing

The highlight today is the Great Wall. The Mutianyu Great Wall is less crowded than Badaling, you might walk up and down the Wall on foot, or take cable car one way or round trips. The extra cost of cable car (RMB 50 one way) will be at your own cost.

Ming Tombs (Changling) Between 1368 and 1644 the Ming Dynasty had 16 emperors, and thirteen of them were buried in Beijing. This is where the tombs got their names from. The Ming tombs are located about 50 kilometers to the north of Beijing.

Mutianyu Great Wall      
The Mutianyu Great Wall is 73 km from Beijing and has 22 watchtowers, about one every kilometer. A 4,000 meter long pathway has been constructed from the road to the summit. It can also be reached by cable car.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing

Go further into local lanes and areas where local Beijingers live. The ricksaw tour to old Hutongs is the highlight today.

The must-see area of Beijing Zoo is the famous Panda House, You can see lovely Giant Panda and lesser panda. Lakes and gardens abound in the zoo complex which is a weekend destination for families.

Lama Temple  
The Lama Temple, northeast of downtown Beijing, is the most famous Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet and was visited by past Dalai and Panchen Lamas (as well as one current-day Chinese-appointed Panchen Lama).

The Temple of Heaven was built in the 15th century, a sacred site for ancient Beijing. This was where the emperor and his 1000 member entourage would retreat to for religious rituals twice a year. It is considered as the most supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.

Hutong Tour by Rickshaw        
Rickshaws are actually three wheeled bicycles often driven by old, retired men. There are fleets of them circling around the TianAnMen square area, and they are always willing to take passengers. It is nice to take a ride around the square in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Beijing

Free time in the morning. Later today you will be transferred to Beijing airport for your flight to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$520 US$418
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$546 US$457

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 Three-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.

My mum is already 65. Does it matter that my mum climb the Great Wall with me?
Asked by Freda (Jul.16, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Jul.16, 2012) replied:
Yes. You can go to Badaling, which is easier for climbing. Taking a cable car and lookover any Great Wall is more comfortable. And if permitted, you can book a private car.

I am exploring the possibility of going on a China Yangtze River cruise with a group of friends(over20),so can we enjoy any more discounts?
Asked by Robert (Jun.06, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Jun.06, 2012) replied:
Of course, please tell me your concrete numbers and your departure date, then we will mail you the total cost and discount. Welcome to China.

How long does the Peking Opera Performance last,can I take my 2 years old daughter there?
Asked by Anna (May.30, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (May.30, 2012) replied:
The Peking Opera Performance usually lasts about one and a half hours, we don't recommend you take your kid there because the Peking Opera Performance is noisy, I'm afraid it's not good for kids.

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