As the capital of dynasties of one thousand years, there are many amazing historic sites in Beijing. If you have a freelance tour, better arrange at least 5 days of travel. In terms of transportation, the metro network in the city center is well developed, taxi fares are cheap. Beijing Tour wrote the following travel portfolio for the dummy, including the arrangement of scenic spots, hotel selection, transportation preparation, and other matters needing attention, for your reference before you travel.
Category I: Beijing Tour Must Go:
Forbidden City, Great Wall
Category II: Beijing Tour Top Level Choice:
Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Ming Tombs, Tiananmen Square
Category III: Beijing Tour Average Pick :
Lama Temple, Hutong, Shichahai, Sacred Way, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube
Category IIII: Being Tour Self-interest Safari:
Prince Gong’s Mansion, 798 Art Zone, CCTV Headquarters, Niujie Mosque, Pinggu Glass Plank, Beijing Zoo, National Center for the Performing Arts
For hotel selection, for 1-day layover tour, downtown area or hotel near airport is a good choice. For Beijing Tour more than 2 days, we highly recommend downtown area within 4 rings, then you’ll save lots of time for transportation.
You may travel on your own with MTR card sold at airport express and MTR customer service centers. There is a convenient commute in downtown city and airport with your metro card solely. Taxi might be a good option too but better avoiding the traffic jam. Remember to bring cash with you!
Beijing Tour provides your professional guide and driver at your request. According to your interest and time, your professional tour guide will make a tailored itinerary to make your best Beijing Tour. You’ll concentrate your attention on historical architecture, mysterious Chinese culture and history, compelling landscapes.
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See some of the best sights in Beijing on a 5-hour tour that starts with a morning visit to the Temple of Heaven. After touring the impressive imperial Temple of Heaven, test your bargaining skills while visiting Longtan Lake Morning Market and Hongqiao (Pearl) Market, known for the vast number of handicrafts and pearls for sale, along with selling vegetable, fruits, grains, meat and fish. This tour enables you to explore the history, culture and local life in Beijing. You will be accompanied by a local guide for the whole tour. Roaming in Beijing by public transportation including subway or taxi refreshes your whole travel experience.
Half Day private tour to Temple of Heaven, Longtan lake morning market, and Hongqiao market
Under careful airport pick-up and drop-off service, you can totally free yourself to explore historical attractions with our knowledgeable tour guide, like the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace etc. In addition, we’ll visit cute pandas eating bamboos or cuddling up. Catch up with this tour, you’ll not regret.
3 Days Beijing No Shopping Tour with Airport Transfer
Travel to Harbin from Beijing by high-speed train, experience the charm of the Ice City by exploring typical and top-rated ice and snow sculptures and lanterns, get close to the rare Siberian tigers and enjoy unique buildings in the city.
4 Days Harbin Tour from Beijing by High-speed Train
On this unforgettable day, the tour guide will take you to visit the Badaling Great Wall, one of the best-preserved parts of this colossal structure and the most popular section of the fortification located in the suburban areas. Enjoy free time on this segment of the world wonders and you'll be amazed by the accomplishments of ancient Ming dynasty.
Half Day Beijing Tour to Badaling Great Wall with Lunch