2-Hour Private Summer Palace Walking Tour

Join this 2-hour private Walking tour of the Summer Palace with a professional English speaking guide.You will visit the major buildings inside the Summer Palace, get an idea on how to form a perfect garden in old days; learn the history of this most beautiful garden with your guide; get to know the powerful women Empress Dowager Cixi's story and how she controlled the country for 48 years. After the 2 hours guided tour, you will have your own time to explore more of the garden or your guide will give suggestions on where to go to your next destination and how.  When make booking you can choose to meet at the Summer palace on your own or tour with transfer.

per adult from

$72

NZD

Duration

2 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Hall of Benevolence and Longevity
    • Entry/Admission - Hall of Happiness and Longevity
    • Entry/Admission - Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Tower of Buddhist Incense(Summer Palace)
    What's excluded :
    • Additional entrance fees inside the Summer Palace to the museums
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China

    Meet your guide at the east gate , in front of the ticket office at the time you choose to start your wonderful tour. (If you choose the option including the transfer, then your driver will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your Beijing hotel)

    In front of the east gate your professional tour guide will give a detailed history lesson to the Summer Palace. Then you will enter the Palace from the east gate. In front of the Map, your guide will explain how to built an idea garden in old days, their believe and fengshui influence etc.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

    Then followed by your guide you will visit these buildings : the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity where they received officials and foreign envoys;

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hall of Happiness and Longevity, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

    the Hall of Jade Ripples where the emperor was under housing arrested for 10 years; Hall of Fragrant Herbs where the emperor used to store his books; the Hall of Happiness and longevity ,empress dowager Cixi's bedroom;

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Long Corridor at the Summer Palace, No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing China

    Walk along the longest corridor in the world which listed on the Guinness book of world record;

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tower of Buddhist Incense(Summer Palace), Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

    See the Hall of Dispelling Clouds, tower of Buddhist Incense from distance;

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Kunming Lake, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

    then continue to the Marble Boat--a foreign style superstructure which was supposed to be a symbol of stability of the Qing Dynasty. 

    During the tour you will not feel been rushed, you will stop to listen to the stories, have your own time to look into the buildings and take photos, and continue. Once the tour finished near the Marble boat, you can continue to explore more of the Summer Palace gardens or your guide will give suggestions on how to get to your next destinations and how. (if you choose the tour with transfer, your driver will take you back to your hotel or next place)

    During the tour feel free to ask your guide any questions if you have.

  • Departure Point :
    The Summer Palace Ticket Office, Haidian District, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from the east gate of the Summer Palace. Tour guide will hold your name sign waiting in front of the ticket office
    Return Detail :
    1: Summer Palace, 19 Xin Jian Gong Men Lu, Haidian Qu, China, 100091
    2: Beijing, China
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P83

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