Visa-free Beijing: Acquaintance in 3 Days (CN-01)

Transiting through China? This is your opportunity to make the most of your holiday by taking a short stopover to explore the Chinese capital en-route to your final destination. It is very simple: no entry visa is required and we will take care of airport transfers, accommodation and will offer a guided programme. This tour is only available to transit passengers, arriving and leaving from Beijing Airport, but travelling through China (i.e. your country of arrival should be different from the destination country say arriving in Beijing from the UK, departing to Japan). A fun way to fit China in!
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from £295 per person, 3 days



Day 1. Beijing
Our driver will meet you at the airport arrival sector. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon you will have a fantastic introduction to old Beijing district, where we will visit a ‘Hutong’ neighbourhood. In its narrow streets you will enjoy a guided rickshaw ride.
Day 2. Beijing
We will start in central Beijing at Tiananmen, the fourth largest city square in the world at 440,000sq metres. Next, we will embark on a guided tour of the Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, and also visit the elegant Summer Palace. In the evening we will enjoy a traditional roast duck dinner.
Day 3. Beijing
Today is an exploration of the Great Wall of China - the most famous tourist attraction in the country. After, we will drive to the Olympic Green and park built in Beijing for 2008 for the Summer Olympics. Later on our driver will transfer you to the airport to catch your onward flight.
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Quick Facts
  • Season: Four Seasons
  • Days: 3
  • Group Size: 2-12
  • Tour Grade:   Gentle

Day 1. Beijing
Our driver will meet you at the airport arrival sector with a “China & Beyond” signboard. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon you will have a fantastic introduction to old Beijing district, where we will visit a ‘Hutong’ neighbourhood located by Shichahai Lake. In its narrow streets you will enjoy a guided rickshaw ride that will transport you away from rapid development of the Chinese capital. Many hutongs are being demolished and new roads and skyscrapers are taking their place. However, some old hutong areas are preserved under their ‘special status’ in order to preserve Beijing’s culture. (D)
Day 2. Beijing
We will start in central Beijing at Tiananmen, the fourth largest city square in the world at 440,000sq metres. Close to the Forbidden City, it was where the proclamation of the People’s Republic of China by Mao Zedong in 1949. Next, we will embark on a guided tour of the Forbidden City and Imperial Palace, listed by UNESCO as the biggest group of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world. In the afternoon you will visit the elegant Summer Palace to explore the art of Chinese landscape garden design and a combination of lakes and hills. In the evening we will enjoy a traditional roast duck dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 3. Beijing
Today is an exploration of the Great Wall of China - the most famous tourist attraction in the country. Built from the 7th century BC onwards, to protect the Chinese Empire from nomads, today it is one of the wonders of the world. We will travel 44 miles north of Beijing to the Badaling section the best preserved section of the Wall, built in the 16th century. After, we will drive to the Olympic Green and park built in Beijing for 2008 for the Summer Olympics. Later on our driver will transfer you to the airport to catch your onward flight. (B,L)


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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Dates Excl. flights Incl. flights * Single supplement ** Book
27.10.2019 - 29.10.2019 £295 £295 £75 book now
10.11.2019 - 12.11.2019 £295 £295 £75 book now
24.11.2019 - 26.11.2019 £295 £295 £75 book now
08.12.2019 - 10.12.2019 £295 £295 £75 book now
22.12.2019 - 24.12.2019 £295 £295 £75 book now
29.12.2019 - 31.12.2019 £295 £295 £75 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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