4-Day Private Cultural Tour of Beijing and Xi'an from Guilin

Soak in the food, culture, history and heritage of Beijing, Xi'an on this 4 day private tour from Guilin by Plane. With a personal tour guide, visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall at Mutianyu and Terra-cotta Warriors. Explore Beijing local Hutong allays by rickshaw and explores the city’s most popular night life zone, traditional foods and cutting-edge cuisine. Enjoy delicious Peking Duck and dumpling; be amazed by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dancing show. In addition, your tour covers Shichahai Lake, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Drum and Bell Tower in Beijing, Xi'an City Wall, Big Goose Pagoda and Muslim quarter. Tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private vehicle, entrance fee, cable car ride at Great Wall, Rickshaw Ride, lunches, train/plane tickets. You can choose to end your tour in Xi'an/Beijing or return Guilin.

per adult from

$1,541

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Entrance Fee
    • Bottled water
    • Plane Tickets (economy class)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Cable car or ski lift up and toboggan at the Great Wall
    • Private tour
    • Professional guide
    • Train Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Heavenly Purity
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Hall of Benevolence and Longevity
    • Entry/Admission - Qingyan Stone Boat
    • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
    • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
    • Entry/Admission - Terracotta Warriors Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Accommodation
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Guilin-Beijing- Mutianyu Great Wall-Olympic Park-Drum and Temple of Heaven-Hutong Food Tour( L, D)

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    Your driver will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your Guilin hotel, you will be transferred to airport for a 2 hour flight to Beijing, your local tour guide will hold your name sign waiting at the exit of the arrival hall. Hop on your private vehicle, heading directly to Mutianyu Great Wall, the trip takes 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.

    Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to take the cable car or ski lift up to the Great Wall, marvel at the surrounding area, hike up and down at different towers. You can decide how long you want to stay at the Great Wall.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Niaochao National Stadium, No.1 Guojia Tiyuchang South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
    Enjoy a delicious lunch in the local village restaurant. Here, you will sit with the village people, and enjoy the cuisine from Northeast of China.

    On the way back to city, you will drive pass by the Olympic park to get a glimpse of amazing modern stadiums built for 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.


    Stop At: Water Cube, No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
    You will also pass by Water Cube.

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    Then move on to Temple of Heaven. Temple of Heaven, one of the holiest Imperial temples in Beijing. Follow your tour guide to stroll around the courtyards and halls, learn history and culture from your tour guide. Check out how the emperors in the Ming and Qing Dynasties to worship the god.

    In the temple, you will explore major buildings including Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Hall of Imperial Zenith, walking along the Danbi Bridge.Explore Echo Wall and Circular Mount Alter, then exit the temple from South Gate.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shichahai Scenic Resort, Yangfang Lane, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Next, start your 2 hours food walking tour, your walking tour start from Shichahai area to Yandai xie Street, Gulou East Street, and Nanluoguxiang Allay.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yandai Xie Street, Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    During the food tour, you will get rich commentary from your expert guide which includes the history and stories about the area, an overview of Chinese culinary habits, a description of different regions cuisine and an introduction to selected specialties in the shops.

    You are encouraged to interact with your guide and ask as many questions as you like. For adventure foodies we do have food surprise for you, just tell our guide "You are real foodies"
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nanluoguxiang, Nanluoguo Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    You will visit different souvenir and food stops. Your food tour included 20+ different food tastings at various diverse locations, such as markets, shops, bakeries and restaurants.

    You will visit local haunts, get a chance to meet the owners and explore historical sites that few tourists have an opportunity to experience.

    Some food tastings you will experience on this tour: Jianbing-Thin Millet flour pancake Beijing Suan Nai–Beijing Yoghurt Guantang Baozi--Stemmed soup dumplings round in shape Spicy Hotpot--with either meat or vegetable on sticks Muslim Kebabs -including lamp kebabs, leek ,eggplant etc Guokui -- Crispy Pancake. Sticky Tofu Tanghulu -- Crab apple with sugar Baijiu-Chinese liqueur And More...

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Tian'anmen Square-Forbidden City- Peking Duck Lunch-Summer Palace (L)

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Meet a guide from your hotel in Beijing, then start by exploring one of the world’s largest public areas, Tian'anmen Square.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre (101-ha.) complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions, and gardens that served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian), Inside The Palace Museum, Beijing China
    Stroll around the courtyards and halls of the Forbidden city with your tour guide, and learn the histories and stories about this massive palace. You will visit these buildings inside the Forbidden City. Hall of Great Harmony where the emperor handle states affairs. Hall of Central Harmony and Hall of Compete Harmony.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of Heavenly Purity, Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Then continue to check out the living quarters in the palace: Hall of Union, Hall Heavenly Purity, and Hall of Earthly Tranquillity.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum, Inside The Palace of Museum, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Your tour of the Forbidden city will end at the Imperial Garden, then you will exit the Forbidden city from the north Gate.

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    Have a delicious Peking duck lunch at a local restaurant. Your tour guide will explain the history of the Peking duck and teach you how to eat it properly.

    Continue to the Summer Palace, a well-preserved royal garden that's renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, and is considered one of the most classical gardens in the world.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China
    Learn the stories about Empress Cixi with your tour guide here and check out her living quarters.
    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;

    Stop At: Qingyan Stone Boat, 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.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Beijing
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Beijing - Xi'an-Big Goose Pagoda-Xi’an Dumplings Banquet Dinner (L, D)

    Stop At: Beijing West Railway Station, No.118, Lian Hua Chi East Rd Fengtai District, Beijing 100036 China
    Your driver will pick you up from the lobby of your Beijing hotel, take you to Beijing West Railway Station, relax on the 5 Hour bullet train ride to Xi'an.

    Upon arrival, your local guide will hold your name sign waiting at the exit of the Arrival hall. Then heading to Big Goose Pagoda.

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
    Enjoy Lunch in the local restaurant before explore the site.

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and travelers Monk Xuanzang.

    Follow your tour guide to explore the area, get to know the history behind.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, 75 North Chang'an Road, Xi'an 710065 China
    Afterwards, enjoy the amazing Dang Dynasty Show and Dumpling Banquet before end the day.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Terracotta Warriors Museum- City Wall- Muslim Street (L)

    Stop At: Terracotta Warriors Museum, Salisbury Street, Dorchester DT1 1JU England
    Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your Xi'an hotel, then Heading directly to Terracotta warriors museum. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.

    Start with a visit to the world-famous Terracotta warriors museum which known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World”. The museum divided into three sections: No.1 Pit, No.2 Pit, and No. 3 Pit. The original site was found by four local farmers while drilling a well in 1974 and now it has turned into the most important attraction in Xi'an. Stroll around the museum and get rich information from your tour guide.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    After lunch, perhaps head to the 600 years old Xi’an City Wall. Reach the top of the centuries-old city wall, admire views of the city below.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Afterwards, heading to Muslim Quarter, It is the hub of the Muslim community in Xi'an City, Follow your tour guide to stroll around the Muslim food and souvenir market. Try delicious local snacks if you want at your own cost.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred to your hotel in Xi'an to end your tour with us! You also can choose to end your tour in Beijing or return Guilin.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from your hotel in Guilin, please provide hotel information when make booking
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P727

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