5-Hour Summer Palace & Old Summer Palace Private Walking Tour with Lunch Option

Explore one of the UNESCO World Heritage site in Beijing-Summer Palace with a professional tour guide (different languages available). Combined with another impressive imperial palace, Old Summer Palace. Stroll around ancient pavilions, temples, bridges and huge lake. Enjoy a Dragon Boat ride in Summer Palace between April to October. Hotel pickup, entrance fees are inclusive.

per adult from




5 to 6 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup
    • Professional guide
    • One way transfer from Beijing city hotel to Summer Palace
    • Entrance fee
    • Subway/public bus ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • Meal
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    After meeting your guide upon hotel pickup, hop into your vehicle and start your exciting tour. It takes about 40 minutes from downtown Beijing to the UNESCO World Heritage Site-Summer Palace, located about 12 miles northwest of Beijing downtown. It is the largest imperial Garden in existence in China, covers an area of 716 acres( three quareters of which is covered by a lake). You will visit the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity,Kunming Lake,Hall of Happiness and Longevity, Long Corridor, etc.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan), Qinghuan West Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100007 China

    After finish Summer Palace visiting, you can have an experience of taking Beijing subway or public bus (ticket included) to the Old Summer Palace, used to be the most splendid royal garden, reputed as being the "Garden of Gardens".Constructed in 1709 of Qing Dynasty. However, it was burnt down by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860.
    Accompanied by your friendly guide, you will walk around this splendid garden and listen the history. Complete your tour in this garden. You can spend more time to explore the area on your own or your guide can help you to get a taxi to your next destination(at your own cost). You also can have a lunch or dinner in Hua's Restaurant for an authentic imperial cuisine (on your own cost). Your tour guide will give you suggestions on what to order, your tour will finish at the restaurant then.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in Beijing downtown.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Stroller 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.


English - Guide

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Organised by Beijing Tour Guide

Activity ID: V-7309P30

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