6 Days Chinese New Year Exploration to Beijing

Tour Route: Beijing

You can celebrate Chinese New Year, the most important traditional Chinese festival, attend the Temple Fairs in which there are traditional artistic performances and crafts shows and join in multiple folk activities covering religion for entertainment.

Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing

Arrival at Beijing. You will be met by our English speaking tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Meals: No Meals
Day 2 Beijing

Morning tour to Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. As it was the site of several key events in the history of China, it has great cultural significance. The attractions closing to Tiananmen Square contain the Forbidden City, museums, governments buildings, mausoleum and Heavenly Gate. The proceed to Forbidden City. Located in the center of urban area of Beijing City, the Forbidden City is the home to 24 emperors between 1420 and 1911. The great halls, gates and squares contrast with the intricate networks of side courtyards, gardens, halls and quarters are the precious wealth of whole man kind. Next visit a Silk Factory. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace, the best-kept existing royal garden in Beijing. A special Beijing duck dinner is arranged for this evening. After dinner learn more about Chinese culture with Kungfu Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Beijing

Today you’ll take a Hutong tour by rickshaw to explore Beijing's daily life. After touring the Hutong, you will join a local family to learn how to write Chinese lucky expressions by Chinese calligraphy. You can also join them to prepare the dumplings and enjoy your fruit of labor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing

After breakfast, take a tour to the Mutianyu Great Wall, about two and a half hours from the center of Beijing City. Mutianyu Great Wall is a place with less visitors but with well-known scenery. Next stop is Ding Mausoleum. It is the tomb of Emperor Zhu Yijun and his empresses, the 13th emperor of Ming Dynasty. The Mausoleum is about twenty seven meters deep. Ding Mausoleum features Soul Tower, Baocheng, the stone-made Underground Palace and the Stone Bridge. On the way back, you will visit the Jade Gallery and have an outside look at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Beijing

In the morning you are going to visit a famous Beijing temple fair. One of the city's busiest temple fairs, Ditan Park is the site of the altar where sacrifices were formerly offered to the earth god, and now it has become the gathering place where people celebrate the beginning of a new year and various kinds of activities are held here. Though it's super croweded every new year in this place, Chinese always enjoy it. You can enjoy folk performances, sample local snacks and shop for unique souvenirs. Then visit the Temple of Heaven, situated in the southeastern part of Beijing City. It was a place for emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties to host annual ceremonies of prayer to the Heaven for good harvest. Temple of Heaven is a complex of buildings with a flavor of Taoist.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Beijing

Transferred to the airport for your departure flight back to home, your China Tour ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$660 US$586
Mar.1- Nov.30

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. Four Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
6. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. Flights arriving and leaving Beijing.
2. Chinese visa fee.
3. Gratuities for service provided by tour guides and drivers.
4. Other personal expenses.

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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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