Beijing Explorer - Discover the Chinese Capital in 6 Days (CN-02)

This tour looks at the Chinese capital Beijing in-depth, exploring its varied and fascinating landmarks. There will also be free time to explore the city on your own – perhaps for shopping or to discover its various restaurants and districts - or to add on another Chinese city before or after your capital tour.
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from £645 per person, 6 days



Day 1. Beijing
Our driver and a guide will meet you at the airport arrivals lounge. Today we will visit an old Beijing district, called a ‘Hutong neighbourhood’, and enjoy a rickshaw ride.
Day 2. Beijing
In the morning we will visit one of the most famous squares in the world - Tiananmen. After, we will tour the famous Imperial palace, the Forbidden City and the magnificent Summer Palace. Finally, our second day will be topped off with a traditional roast duck dinner.
Day 3. Beijing
Today we will travel to the best preserved section of The Great Wall of China. After, we will travel to the Olympic Green and park built in Beijing for 2008 for the Summer Olympics. In the evening you will witness one of Beijing’s finest Acrobatic Shows.
Day 4. Beijing
Today we will visit the Temple of Heaven and The Lama Temple, or the Palace of Peace, which is a study centre for Tibetan Buddhism and it is home to a priceless collection including a statue of Maytreya: the future Buddha.
Day 5. Beijing
Time-out to find your own Beijing: visit the malls, wander the parks, see some art of just discover where locals hang out.
Day 6. Beijing
Transfer to the airport with our driver from the hotel lobby.
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Quick Facts
  • Season: Four Seasons
  • Days: 6
  • Group Size: 2-14
  • Tour Grade:   Gentle

Day 1. Beijing
Our driver and a guide will meet you at the airport arrivals lounge with a “China & Beyond” signboard. Today we will visit an old Beijing district, called a ‘Hutong neighbourhood’ located by Shichahai Lake. Hutongs are city areas dominated by alleys and traditional courtyard residences, dating back to the 13th century. Our guided rickshaw ride means immersion into this bygone era. (D)
Day 2. Beijing
One of the most famous squares in the world, located in the centre of Beijing, Tiananmen is the fourth largest city square in the world (440,000 square metres) and it stands at the Tiananmen Gate separating the square from the Forbidden City. Many key Chinese events took place here, including the declaration of the People’s Republic of China by Mao Zedong in 1949. After, we will visit the famous Imperial palace and the Forbidden City to see the ancient wooden structures and the former home of the Chinese emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties (1420 until 1924). In the afternoon you will visit the magnificent Summer Palace which combines the natural beauty of the lakes and hills with the art of architects and designers. Finally, our second day will be topped off with a traditional roast duck dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 3. Beijing
Today we will travel 70 kilometres (44 miles) north of Beijing, to the best preserved section of The Great Wall of China. This section –‘Badaling Great Wall’ situated in Yanqing County - was built during the Ming dynasty in the 16th century. The Great Wall is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. After, for a taste of modern China, we will travel to the Olympic Green and park built in Beijing for 2008 for the Summer Olympics. In the evening you will witness one of Beijing’s finest Acrobatic Shows. (B,L,D)
Day 4. Beijing
Today we will visit the Temple of Heaven – a fascinating collection of temples and altars spread inside a park in central Beijing. Built for the emperor, you will see that the northern wall represents the sky, and the southern wall represents earth. The tiled roof is the colour of heaven too: dark blue. The Lama Temple, or the Palace of Peace, is a study centre for Tibetan Buddhism and it is home to a priceless collection including a statue of Maytreya: the future Buddha. (B,L,D)
Day 5. Beijing
Time-out to find your own Beijing: visit the malls, wander the parks, see some art of just discover where locals hang out. Alternatively we can book an excursion for you. (B)
Day 6. Beijing
Transfer to the airport with our driver from the hotel lobby. (B)


Want to travel on different dates?
Please see below for our group tour dates, if you would like to travel on a different day, please let us know and we will come back to you with an offer. There might be additional surcharges for a private tour but all depends on the number of people in your party and your travel preferences.

 

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24.03.2019 - 29.03.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
31.03.2019 - 05.04.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
07.04.2019 - 12.04.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
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07.07.2019 - 12.07.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
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21.07.2019 - 26.07.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
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01.09.2019 - 06.09.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
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22.09.2019 - 27.09.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
29.09.2019 - 04.10.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
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27.10.2019 - 01.11.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
10.11.2019 - 15.11.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
24.11.2019 - 29.11.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
08.12.2019 - 13.12.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
22.12.2019 - 27.12.2019 £645 £1,195 £175 book now
29.12.2019 - 03.01.2020 £645 £1,195 £175 book now

* Price including flights will be reconfirmed by your travel consultant as we need to know your departure airport, preferred airline, dates and class of travel. Our prices are based on economy fares from London Heathrow.

** Single supplement goes towards single room accommodation at your hotel, ger camp.


Tiantan Hotel Beijing 4*
Address: No.1, Ti Yu Guan Road, Chong Wen District, Beijing 100061
Telephone: +86 10 6719 0666

DESCRIPTION
The Tiantan (The Temple Of Heaven) Hotel is a modern 4 star hotel located in downtown Beijing. The hotel was fully renovated in 2005 and opened in June that year. Tiantan hotel is just minutes walk from the famous Temple of Heaven and the nearby park. The major tourist attractions like Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square are within less than a 15-minute drive, and it is only 40 minutes to Beijing Capital International Airport.

There are 300 guest rooms in the Temple of Heaven hotel, all equipped with telephone, central air-conditioning, safe-box, mini-bar, satellite TV system and bed-side control panel.

The hotel also features Chinese and Western restaurants, coffee shop, lobby bar, karaoke dancing club, billiard and recreational centre with gym, sauna and massage room. Business centre offers fax, photocopying and telex services.

FACILITIES
  • 24 hour reception
  • Private parking
  • Business centre
  • Deposit boxes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Night Club
  • Fitness centre and sauna
  • Beauty-centre
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