Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Tour Type: Seat-in-coach
What to Expect
►Centrally located hotel pick-up and drop-off
►Stunned by the manificent well-preserved palace,Forbidden City
►A visit to another landmark of Beijing,Temple of Heaven
►Explore Summer Palace , the existing largest and best preserved imperial garden in China
Duration: Approx.8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Centrally located hotel between 7:00am and 7:30am
Finishing point and time: Centrally located hotel around 6:00pm
Pick up at your hotel between 7:00am and 7:30am. This tour starts at northern part of Tian'anmen Square. Seeing the Tian'anmen Rostrum, it is the symbol of new China. You could see two pairs of 600 years old stone lions, the ornamental columns, the outer golden water bridge and so on. Besides, having chance to view all constructions from distance. Such as the National Flag Pole, the Monument to the People's Hero, the Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, the Great Hall of People, and the National Museum.
From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours, know how the ancient emperors work and lived here.
On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.
Temple of Heaven
After Chinese lunch (40 minutes) in Restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed. Driving (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Transferred back to your hotels.