6 Days Beijing Chengde Summer Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Chengde

One of China Top 9 Fortresses- Badaling Great Wall,One of the Five World Palaces & China Cultural Treasury-Forbidden City,No.1 Biggest China Royal Classical Garden-Summer Palace,Guide Escorted Tour & Pick Up and See off Service

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Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Entry Beijing

Our guide will hold a welcome sign waiting for you outside the customs of the Capital Airport. Then a comfortable airport-hotel transfer will take you to the 4-star Holiday Inn Central Plaza. The remainder of the day is free for you to have a good rest or explore the city.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Beijing

After a rich breakfast, our guide will drive you to Tiananmen Square. Covering an area of 440,000 square meters (109 acres), it is the largest city square in the world, which assembles many famous constructions. Then walking northward, you will come to the Forbidden City, the imperial palace during the 14th to early 20th centuries. Besides the splendid imperial architecture, the Forbidden City also houses over 1,000,000 pieces of historical items, reflecting the luxurious royal life. To avoid the mass-produced food at the cheap tourist restaurants arranged by most agencies, we will offer you an a la carte lunch of authentic Chinese food at a decent local restaurant. This afternoon, continue to visit the Temple of Heaven, the imperial altar for the emperors to worship the gods of the heaven. After that, a fantastic Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre will give you a memorable night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

A morning excursion will take you to the famous world heritage, Badaling Great Wall, the elite section of China Great Wall. Standing on it, you will see the wall winding its way over the undulating mountains, punctuated with majestic beacon towers. Then visit a Jade Factory. To avoid shopping site restaurants near the wall, we will offer you a Sichuan cuisine lunch at a popular and unique local restaurant. In the afternoon, stroll along the Sacred Way and reach the Ming Tomb. The Ming Tomb is regarded as the largest imperial graveyard in the world, where the 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) were buried. When walking on its main path, the Sacred Way, you will see pairs of human and animal statues sitting on both sides, which are believed to be the guardians of the emperors. Then we will drive you back to the hotel and have a brief stop near the Bird's Nest, the major venue of 2008 Olympic Games.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Chengde

Take the soft seat train to Chengde and transfer to the hotel. Visit the Mountain Resort of Chengde which covers an area of 5.6 million square meters.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Chengde to Beijing

Today you will visit Puning Temple and Putuozongcheng Temple, two of the Eight Outer Temples. Situated to the east and north of Chengde Mountain Resort, outside the Gubeikou Pass (a section of the Great Wall), the Eight Outer Temples were the center of the Lamaism during the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). Puning Temple is famous for the world largest wooden statue of the thousand-armed Goddess of Mercy while the magnificent Putuozongcheng Temple has the same style as the Potala Palace in Tibet and is known as 'little Potala Palace'. Afterward, take a soft seat train back to Beijing and check in the Holiday Inn Central Plaza again.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Beijing Exit

There is a visit to the Summer Palace and a nearby Pearl Factory this morning. Summer Palace, the largest royal palace in China, was the imperial residence and garden between the 18th and early 20th centuries during the late Qing Dynasty. The garden centers upon Wanshou Hill and Kunming Lake, perfectly merges the royal garden into the natural landscape. As the tour ends, our guide will transfer you to the airport for your return flight. Farewell and have a nice journey!

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$786 US$597
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$891 US$702

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. Service for Picking up and dropping off at the hotel.
2. Deluxe air-conditioned tour vehicle
3. Professional English-speaking tour guide service.
4. Cost of main entrance tickets of mentioned attractions in the itinerary list above.
5. One typical Chinese lunch as specified in the itinerary.
6. One bottle of mineral water for per person.

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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.

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