Beijing Airport Pickup
Beijing Olympic Park
6 Days Beijing and Guilin In-depth Classic Tour
1 Person $1226
2 Person $923
3 Person $840
4 Person $815
5 Person $800
6 Person $697
7 Person $692
8 Person $689
9 Person $684
10 Person $679
10> Person $679
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Have an overall exploration of the amazing “must-see” and “must-go” of Beijing and Guilin during this 5-days in-depth classic tour. Visit the historical and cultural Beijing and the beautiful and paradisiacal Guilin. You will have ample time to fully explore the two cities at the lowest price on this private and personalized tour covering popular attractions: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, Elephant Trunk Hill, Li River, Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces and more. This easy and convenient tour allows you to get all your planning done ahead of time so you can enjoy a hassle-free trip!
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The Forbidden City has now become recognized as one of the five most important palaces in the world. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.
Summer Palace ranked amongst the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1998. It declared the Summer Palace "a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. It is said to be the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in China.
Tiananmen Square is within the top ten largest city squares in the world, where you can visit the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony.
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven is the largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China's ancient sacrificial buildings. It has been listed as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest.
Beijing Olympic Park
It's the hosting place for the 2008 Olympic Games with unprecedented architectures of Bird's Nest and Water Cube displaying colorful lights casting a bright and dazzling world in the evening.
It’s the mausoleum of the 13th emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Zhu Yijun and his two empresses Xiaoduan and Xiaojing is located at the foot of Dayu Mountain. So far, Dingling is the only one that has been fully opened for archeological exploration.
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall reputed as “the most beautiful part of thousand-li Great Wall”. It’s the longest section of Great Wall and granted as one of the 16 most beautiful sceneries in Beijing with the most interesting entertainment facilities for different ages.
Huangluo Yao Village
Huangluo Yao Village in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is home to descendants of the Yao ethnicity. The women here are characterized by their red embroidered dress and their long hair, which is long enough to have their home recognized as the "world's longest hair village" by Guinness World Records.
Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces
Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces is the most amazing terrace in China! Construction of the terraces began in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when construction was completed.The Longji Rice Terraces are the culmination of both the profound wisdom and strenuous labor of the Zhuang people.
Li River is decorated with rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, leisurely boats and is lined with bamboo. The charming Li river has been described as "a green silk ribbon with hills like jade hairpins' and listed as one of the world's top ten watery wonders by America National Geographic Magazine.
Yangshuo West Street
Yangshuo West Street is the oldest street of Yangshuo with old traditional Chinese dwellings on both sides of it. All kinds of shops, restaurants and bars with English signs assemble,which makes the street the biggest "English Corner", "global village" and "foreigner street" in China.
Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill stands majestically in the downtown Guilin city.The name was chosen because the hill looks like a giant elephant dipping its trunk into the river.The green water of Li River in front of it and the clear spring at the foot make Elephant Trunk Hill one of the most famous hills in Guilin City.
The beautiful Fubo Hill, is well known as the "Wonderland on Wave" with its exquisite peak rising high and its foot half in water and half on land. The east of the cave curbs the river stream, causing the formation of a deep pool, so the hill is also called Wave-Subduing Hill.
Reed Flute Cave
The Reed Flute Cave, also known as "the Palace of Natural Arts”is a landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin.It is a natural limestone cave with multi colored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years.
Day 1 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel in the morning you will start visiting Tiananmen Square which is the world's largest central squares. Passing across the square, set foot on the Forbidden City. Discover that there is more than just sightseeing from the guide's tales to make your visit complete.
After lunch, first visit a silk factory then see another of UNESCO's world heritage at the Temple of Heaven, built as a sacrificial complex for annual harvesting ceremonies during the Ming and Qing dynasties. After that, visit a pearl factory and the renowned Summer Palace which is the best example of an imperial garden. The tour ends with a transfer back to the hotel.
Note: A passport or ID card is mandatory for visiting the Forbidden City.
Scenic spots included in the itinerary
Day 2 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs(Dingling), Olympic Center
The tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel in the early morning and drive you straight to the Mutianyu Great Wall, a fully restored segment with spectacular views. Choose to either hike up the wall or take a cable car and a fun toboggan slide down.
After a nice lunch at local Chinese restaurants and a visit to a jade factory, then visit the Ming Tombs, mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming dynasty. You'll visit the Dingling tomb which is the only one excavated underground palace.
After Dingling tomb, you'll take an exterior tour of the 2008 Olympic Center after stopping over at a tea ceremony in a tea house in the downtown area. At last, you are escorted to the hotel.
Scenic spots included in the itinerary
Day 3 Beijing-Guilin by Flight
You can sleep late to recover your strength from Great Wall hiking. Around 10 am, the driver in Beijing will send you to the airport to catch the flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, the driver and tour guide in Guilin will pick you up and escort you for hotel checking in. You can ask for advice from your informative tour guide where to visit in the evening.
Day 4 Guilin
Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces, Huangluo Yao Village
In the morning, the driver and tour guide will meet you in the hotel and take you to Longsheng Longji Rice Terraces. Get to visit the local Huangluo Yao Village and marvel at their typical wooden buildings before climbing to the top of the Longji rice terrace which gives a comprehensive view of the spectacularly terraced rice fields from the top. Afterwards, you are driven back to the hotel.
Scenic spots included in the itinerary
Day 5 Guilin
Li River Cruise, Yangshuo West Street
The driver and tour guide will pick you up from the hotel in the early morning then take you to the pier for a boat cruise(4-star) to Yangshuo along the beautiful Li River. Get to see lots of unique and spectacular mountains lining both sides of Li River. After you disembark at the Yangshuo pier, you will have a walk along the Yangshuo West Street. Afterwards, you are taken back to the hotel in Guilin.
Scenic spots included in the itinerary
Day 6 Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave
The guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel. The Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of Guilin landscape because the hill resembles a giant elephant drinking water from the Li River, thus got the name. Then drive 10-minute to Fubo Hill which will offer you a magnificent panorama of the whole town, and you can buy pearl gifts for friends and relatives at South Pearl Museum. Head to next destination Reed Flute Cave which is about 8 kilometers (20 minutes) away from the downtown and famous as the Natural Palace of Art with many stalactites and stalagmites which were formed millions of years ago in a fascinating underground palace illuminating by the lights in different colors. After this, you will be sent back to the hotel.
Scenic spots included in the itinerary
5 Star Hotel
4 Star Hotel
3 Star Hotel
Hotel Position : Plaza del Angel, 12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Number of rooms:108
The Ping'anfu Hotel (Ping'anfu Binguan) is a luxury hotel located in the hustle and bustle of the city center. It is only 4 kilometers from the railway station and 28 kilometers from the airport. This hotel provide comfortable rooms, ranging from standard doubles to deluxe suites. Facilities in rooms include international direct dial telephones, satellite televisions, central air conditioning and mini bars. Room service is available on request. Guests of the hotel will also have the chance to relax in the sauna and massage center. The hotel has numerous restaurants, mostly serving Chinese cuisine.
Check-in & Check-out
Check-in from 14:00
Check-out before 12:00
Smoking is now strictly prohibited within all public and enclosed spaces in Beijing. This hotel will NOT offer smoking rooms.
Number of rooms:108
Entrance fees described in the itinerary
Air-conditioned coach and driver
English speaking guide
A bottle of water per day per person
VIP access to the Forbidden City
VIP pass (no need to transfer to the shuttle bus at the entrance)
Beijing to Guilin flight(economic class)
Hotel pick-up and drop off service
Hotel for 5 nights (if selected)
Tips to the guide and driver
Cable car and toboggan at Mutianyu Great Wall
Beijing Airport Pickup
Guilin Airport Drop-off
Peking Roast Duck
Peking duck, also known as Peking Roasted Duck or Beijing Kaoya, is a dish of great antiquity from Beijing that can trace back to the imperial era. Nowadays, Peking Duck had become one of the specialties of the capital and a national symbol of China, favored by tourists and diplomats alike. For instance, Henry Kissinger, the former Secretary of State of the United States, came to savor this cate, during his two visits to China in 1971 and in 1976. It has also been a favorite delicacy for various political leaders ranging from Cuban Fidel Castro to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl.
The delicacy is characterized by its crisp skin shining date-red in color and tender texture, with authentic versions serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. The hot Peking Roast Duck will be brought to the dining table by the chef where he will slice it into more than 100 thin flakes, each having its piece of crispy skin. The meat is often eaten with spring onion, cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancake rolled around the fillings. Sometimes pickled radish is also inside, and other sauces can be used. The remaining duck with meat and bones can be cooked in three ways. The traditional way is to be cooked into a broth. The meat together with bones can also be stir-fried with sweet bean sauce, or rapidly sautéed and served with salt and Sichuan pepper.
Besides the traditional one, many restaurants offer an All Duck Banquet - various dishes cooked with the offal and juices of the duck, surrounding the main dish. It will be sure to give you satisfaction and enjoyment when dining.
Duck has been roasted in China since the Southern and Northern Dynasties(386-589). Up until the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), ducks were roasted in the area around Jinling (ancient name for Nanjing). A variation of roast duck was prepared for the Emperor of China in the Yuan dynasty(1271-1368). The Peking Roast Duck that came to be associated with the term was fully developed during the later Ming dynasty when the rulers moved their capital city to Beijing from Jinling and by then, Peking Duck was one of the main dishes on imperial court menus and was highly regarded by emperors and other members of the ruling classes. By the Qianlong Period (1736–1796) of the Qing dynasty, the popularity of Peking Duck spread to the upper classes. The first restaurant specializing in Peking Duck, Bianyifang, was established in the Xianyukou, close to Qianmen of Beijing in 1416.
Raising the duck
Newborn ducks are raised specially in a free range environment for the first 45 days of their lives, and force fed 4 times a day for the next 15–20 days, resulting in ducks that weigh 5–7 kg. The force-feeding of the ducks led to an alternate name for the animal, Peking Stuffed Duck.
Seasoning the duck
A suitable fattened White Beijing Ducks are slaughtered, plucked, eviscerated and rinsed thoroughly with water. Air is pumped under the skin through the neck cavity to separate the skin from the fat. The duck is then plunged in boiling water for 1 to 5 minutes, then hung to dry. This will tighten the skin and help the duck to achieve its traditional crispy texture. The duck is then glazed with a layer of potentially spiced and flavored maltose syrup. A marinade of traditional flavorings, including soy sauce and five-spice powder, and more maltose, is then applied inside the body cavity. This will flavor the duck during the next step. The duck is then left to dry for between 24 hours and several days in a cool, dry place, which allows the skin to crisp while roasting.
Roasting the duck
Hitherto, there are two traditional schools of cuisine for the duck cooking, namely closed oven and hung oven.
Peking duck is originally roasted in a conventional closed oven, allowing the meat to be slowly cooked through the convection of heat within the oven. Controlling the fuel and the temperature is the main skill. In closed-oven style, duck meat is combined well with the fat under the skin, and therefore is juicy and tender.
The hung oven, also known as open oven, was developed in the imperial kitchens during the Qing Dynasty. It is designed to roast up to 20 ducks at the same time with an open fire fueled by fruit hardwood from peach or pear trees. The ducks are hung on hooks above the fire and roasted at a temperature of 270 °C (525 °F) for 30–40 minutes. While the ducks are roasting, the chef may use a pole to dangle each duck closer to the fire for 30-second intervals. By the means of hung oven, the fat is usually melted during the cooking process, so the skin is more crispy.
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Hot pot, and the less common Chinese fondue, refer to several East Asian varieties of stew, is ke consisting of a simmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table. While the hot pot .is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, leafy vegetables, mushrooms, wontons, egg dumplings, and seafood. The cooked food is usually eaten with a dipping sauce. In many areas, hot pot meals are often eaten inn the winter.
The Chinese hot pot boasts a history of more than 1,000 years.While often called "Mongolian hot pot", it is unclear if the dish actuall originated in Mongolia. Mongol warriors had been known to cook with their helmets, which they used to boil food, but due to the complexity and specialization of the utensils and the method of eating, hot pot cooking is much better suited to a sedentary culture. A nomadic household will avoid such highly specialized tools to save volume and weight during migration. Both the preparation method and the required equipment are unknown in the cuisine of Mongolia of today.
Hot pot cooking seems to have spread to northern China during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-906). In time, regional variations developed with different ingredients such as seafood. By Qing Dynasty, hot pot had become popular throughout most of China. Today in many modern homes, particularly in big cities, the traditional coal-heated hot pot has been replaced by electric,gas or electromagnetic cooker versions.
Because hot pot styles change so much from region to region, many different ingredients are used.
Beijng Acrobatic Show
Acrobatic art has a history of more than 2000 years in China. Beijing is the culture centre of China, we have professional literature and art organization, and we have gathered over 60 acrobatic artists who are the most famous in Beijing.The programs performed by us are ingeniously conceived,highly skilled in a distinctive traditional Chinese style with a breathtaking,unique,humorous and funny performance.
Our troupe has been invited and performed in more than ten countries,such as England France,Germany,Australia,Holland,Belgium and Norway,where we were warmly welcomed and highly praised.This has promoted not only the mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and the people of other countries but also the exchange and development of the acrobatic techniques both at home and abroad.
World famous acrobatic shows in Beijing
Unique and popular, Chinese acrobat shows combine the traditional Chinese performing arts with acrobat balancing acts. These are brilliantly performed by talented troupes, with members from around the world.
Chinese acrobats have their own style. This is one show you don’t want to miss! Book your tickets today and experience the artistic side of Beijing's exciting night life.
2:Hotel pick up arond 4pm, drop off back hotel at 7:30pm
Peking Opera Show
Beijing opera or peking opera is a form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music,vocal performance,mime,dance and acrobatics.It arose in the late 18th century and became fully developed and recognized by the mid-19th century.This form of theatre was extremely popular in the Qing dynasty court and has been regarded as one of the cultural treasures of China.Many performance groupes are based in Beijing and Tianjin in the north,and Shanghai in the south. The form of art is also seen in Taiwan,where it is known as guoju, and it has also spread to other countries such as the United States and Japan.
Beijing opera features four main types of performers,Performing groupes often have several of each or combined. Performers are the only focal points on the stage.They utilize the skills of speech,song,dance,and combat in movements that are symbolic and suggestive,rather than realistic. Performers also adhere to a variety of stylistic conventions that help audiences navigate the plot of the production.
Channel CCTV-11 in Mainland China is currently dedicated to broadcasting classic Chinese opera productions,including Beijing opera.
3:If select VIP seat with fresh tea and snacks
Chinese Kungfu Show
The Legend of Kungfu is a Live performance presented by China Heaven Creation International Performing Arts Co., Ltd. (CHC) -- China's leading performance art production company, every night at Red Theatre. A group of the best Kung Fu practitioners of China are collected and the best directors and designers of the country are invited by CHC.
The show is about storytelling that a little boy from a very poor family whose mother was unable to provide for him and decided to send her son to a temple to be a monk and learn kungfu. The diligent student monk was initiated into the temple, learning Buddhism and Kungfu. The theme of the story is full of trials and tribulation of being a monk and the worldly temptations through his monkhood. He had a hard time getting used to the strict discipline of the temple and could not restrain his natural desire to chase a young beauty, so he suffered great regret and losing his way to self-cultivation. He punished himself severely and finally came back full circle to be the temple, attaining enlightenment. He became interested in the unbelievable power of Kung Fu, in which he must face many obstacles both from this world and his own mind to overcome his fears.
The fusion of modern dance with Chinese traditional martial arts makes this performance unique and spectacular, presenting stunning Kung Fu skills, exquisite ballet, splendid acrobatics and wonderful music, along with brilliant stage scenery, acoustic and light effect. With no speaking of the actors, there is an electronic screen displaying the show's subtitles in English above the stage to keep you informed of the storyline. After the show, the audience can also take photos with the main actors.
The show made its first appearance on the Beijing stage in July 15th, 2004. Ever since it has received numerous awards and become a world-class spectacle known around the world. If you are an enthusiast of Chinese Kung Fu, who would like to explore the real Chinese martial arts and culture, you definitely should not miss this excellent show of the prestigious Chinese Kung Fu.
China has one of the longest histories of continuously recorded martial arts tradition in the world. The Chinese Kung Fu is popular terms with Chinese martial arts, tracing its origins back some 4000 years ago to self-defense needs, hunting activities and military training in ancient China. In the long course of development, the Kung fu's purpose from self-defense to health maintenance and finally as method of self-cultivation. Kung Fu requires of the practitioner a strict code of physical and mental discipline. A common saying concerning basic training in Chinese martial arts is as follows: Train both Internal and External. External training includes the hands, the eyes, the body and stances. Internal training includes the heart, the spirit, the mind, breathing and strength. In addition, philosophy, ethics and even medical practice are highly regarded by most Chinese martial arts, which provides insight into Chinese attitudes and culture./uploads/main/litimg/2019-04-26/5cc25e0db7185.gif /uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c5895400.jpg,/uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c5896ae3.jpg,/uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c5897df6.jpg,/uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c58994d9.jpg,/uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c589a7ec.jpg,/uploads/main/litimg/2019-03-22/5c947c589becf.jpg 45,45,45,45,45,45,45,45,45,45 98,98,98,98,98,98,98,98,98,98
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How to Choose Tour Type?
Affordable Group Tour:
Our small group tour is around of 15 peoples picked up from different hotels. Suitable for tourists with limited budget and who would like to travel with others from different countries.
Best Value Private Tour:
More flexible and time saving.No need to wait for other tourists.Flexible schedule . Possible to be customized for your own itinerary. A privet tour guide and air-conditioned vehicle will be at your service.
How to Book?
1. You can book online, choose to pay the deposit or full payment. We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card, Wechat and Bank Transfer. After booking, we will send you a booking confirmation email.
2. When you arrive at the departure city, the exactly pick up time will inform by your tour guide though your hotel one night before your tour date.
3.Pick-up Service: To ensure the morning pick-up going smoothly as scheduled, we suggest you choose downtown hotels within the fourth ring road of the city. An additional transfer fee will be incurred if your hotel is outside the above mentioned area. If your hotel is located in a narrow lane or an apartment block, we suggest you find the nearest hotel on the main street as your pick-up point.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Hotel, flight and train ticket fees are not refundable.
Tour Code: A0366
Departure date: Everyday
Tour type: Private