7 Days Best Beijing, Chengde and Tianjin Train Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Tianjin, Chengde

One of the Five World Palaces & China Cultural Treasury-Forbidden City, No.1 Biggest China Royal Classical Garden-Summer Palace, Landscape & Jiangnan-Style Garden & Royal Architecture-Summer Resort,Visiable Competitive Price & VIP Quality Guarantee

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

You will be warmly greeted by our local experienced guide and you will be picked up from the airport and check in the hotel.
The rest of the day will be free on your own to travel Beijing China.

Meals: No meal
Day 2 Beijing

Your guide will accompany you to the Tian'anmen Square, which is a large square in the center of Beijing, and the Forbidden City, which is the imperial palace in Ming and Qing Dynasty. (About 3 hours)

In the afternoon, you will go on to visit the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China.(90 minutes)

Warm Notice: Times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the Tour Guide and Driver (Example- traffic or weather conditions)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

 In the morning, you will get to the Badaling Great Wall, which is one of the wonders that Chinese people created and it has been a symbol of Chinese civilization.(1.5 hours)

In the afternoon, you will have a visit to the Ding Tomb (Underground Palace), which is one of Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) were buried.(1 hour)

Warm Notice: Times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the Tour Guide and Driver (Example- traffic or weather conditions)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Chengde

In the morning, you will visit the Imperial Summer Resort (Mountain Resort), was the largest imperial garden in Qing Dynasty. The style of construction is a combination of the landscape gardening styles of both and North China and reflects how Qing emperors dreamed of uniting the beautiful sceneries of all of China into a man-made garden resort.

Then  you will take an afternoon train to Chengde.  After your arrival, your guide and driver will pick you up an help you check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Chengde to Tianjin

Your guide will take you to the Temple of Potaraka Doctrine (Putuozongsheng), which was built by Qing emperor Qianlong to celebrate his 60th anniversary, empress's 80th anniversary and to host the upper strata personages of the minority peoples from Mongolia, Qinghai, and Xinjiang who came to join in his birthday celebrations, and other two temples.

Then you will be transferred to railway station take a overnight train to Tianjin city end your Chengde tour.

Warm Notice: Times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the Tour Guide and Driver (Example- traffic or weather conditions)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Tianjin

After your arrival in Tianjin, you will visit the Jiefang Bridge (Liberation Bridge), which has more than 80 years of history standing over the Haihe River. It stands 96.7-meters long, 5.5-meters high and 19.5-meters wide. The bridge deck can open automatically in the middle with the use of a gasoline engine generator.(40 minutes)

Next you will take a tour to the Century Clock, which is about 40 meters in height and 170 tons in weight and is sent in front of the old Jiefang Bridge, west of Tianjin Railway Station. In addition, the Century Clock means that Chinese Modem Industry began from Tianjin.

Then you will move on to Nanshi Food Street, which is about 3.5 km. away, to stroll around.

In the afternoon, you'll be led to the Ancient Culture Street—Jinmenguli where displays specialties of Tianjin and China.

Warm Notice: Times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the Tour Guide and Driver (Example- traffic or weather conditions)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Depart Tianjin

In the morning, you will go to the airport for your departure flight.
And your memorable Beijing side trip in China ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1612 US$1220
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$1650 US$1269

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.
7. Domestic train tickets of Beijing-Chengde, Chengde-Tianjin.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International airfare.
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.

I will arrive at the Beijing train station.Is there any bus or subway available to Tiananmen Square?
Asked by Charles (Aug.15, 2012)

Lead to China Trip Advisor (Aug.15, 2012) replied:
Thanks for your question. From the Beijing railway station, you can take the subway line 2 for two stops and get off at Qianmen Station(exit A), then walk to the Tiananmen Square. If you take a taxi, the fare would be around CNY15.

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