Beijing Private Day Tour: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall

Explore the history and hidden stories of Forbidden City. With skip-the-line access and an experienced English tour guide. Learn the ancient Emperors working and private life at the Forbidden City. Entrance ticket is included, no need to queue up for tickets in the crowded. In order to save time for you, we arrange a round-trip cable car to ascend and descend the Mutianyu Great Wall, instead of spending about 40 minutes climbing steps. At the Wall, you have free time to walk around, after your guide does some introductions.

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    08:00, pick you up from your hotel in city area (appointed areas)
    08:30—11:00, visit Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
    The Forbidden City (2 hours) : The Forbidden City, in the very heart of Beijing, was home to 24 emperors during the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties. It is the largest and best preserved ancient imperial architectural complex in the world, featuring a great square, halls and gates, in contrast to intricate halls, gardens, courtyards and living quarters. The exhibitions, both permanent and temporary, are important treasures of ancient China. You will be walking for about 2 hours (2 kilometers). The walks in the Forbidden City are graded moderate.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China

    10:00-11:30 visit Tian'anmen Square. It is the largest city square in the centre of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history. As the world's largest city square and enduring symbol of China's national pride, it is surrounded by many imposing buildings including the Heavenly Gate (entry to the Forbidden City), Museums, government buildings and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China

    11:00-13:00, head for Mutianyu Great Wall.
    13:00-14:00, lunch at local authentic restaurant.
    Popular local restaurants: We will arrange for the lunch or dinner included in the package to be eaten at popular local restaurants. Your local tour guide will recommend specific restaurants based on your interests and itinerary. Some typical Beijing dishes include shredded pork in Beijing sauce , noodles with soybean paste, Mongolian hot pot, Beijing roast duck, donkey burger.

    14:00-16:00, visit Mutianyu Great Wall.
    The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) (2 hours) :
    The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is ranked top on TripAdvisor among all the Great Wall sections, for its picturesque scenery and beautifully-restored architecture.This is the most child-friendly section, with various ways of visiting. It is about 1.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. A 2½-kilometer section was fully restored in 1986.

    In order to save time for you, we arrange a round-trip cable car to ascend and descend the Wall, instead of spending about 40 minutes climbing steps. At the Wall, you have free time to walk around, after your guide does some introductions. The cable car ascends to and descends from tower 14. Hike “the most beautiful and interesting part of the Great Wall” - between the 14th and 23rd watch towers - acknowledged by hikers as "the golden route". It normally takes about 2 hours to complete the hike. Then descend and take a bus to transfer back to our vehicle.

    17:30-18:00, transfer you back to your hotel.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from your hotel located within 4th ring road in Beijing.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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.



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