Beijing Private Layover Tour: Viewing Forbidden City from Scenic Hill and More

Beijing is a historical and cultural city with wonderful array of attractions. While on layover at Beijing Capital International Airport, let a private guide show you the highlights around Beijing. Tour a China's ancient sacrificial building - Temple of Heaven, stroll the most well-known and prosperous Wangfujing Street, discovery the world’s best-preserved imperial residence - Forbidden City, climb Scenic Hill and view Forbidden City from Scenic Hill.

1. Visit a China's ancient sacrificial building - Temple of Heaven
2. Walk around Tiananmen Square and visit other famous architecture
3. Have a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City
4. Savor delicious lunch in authentic local restaurants, with vegetarian options available
5. Get local tips and insights from your guide
6. Round-trip airport transport by private vehicle is included on this day tour.

per adult from

$421

NZD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional tour guide
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China

      Your tour guide will meet you at exit of the airport with the welcoming board on which your name will be written at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Temple of Heaven and start the wonderful tour.
      It is the Largest Existing Architecture Group For Heaven Worship in the World. Originally, the Temple of Heaven was the place where emperors of the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty held the Heaven Worship Ceremony.
      Residents living near the this place enjoy many activities here, such as running, cycling, singing, dancing, playing chess, flying kites, etc. You can become involved personally in these activities and experience the leisure pursuits of local people.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China

      Wangfujing is one of the most famous shopping streets, not only in Beijing but in all of China. It is the most well-known and prosperous shopping street with modern and fashion trends.
      Wangfujing Shopping Street houses a wide variety of shops and boutiques, some of which are of world-famous brands as well as restaurants serving everything from McDonald's cuisine to Peking Duck. Apart from that, there are also many time honored stores with traditional commodities standing in the street for hundreds of years.
      Another Wangfujing landmark: the Foreign Languages Bookstore.
      The store sells books, art supplies, videos and CDs on several floors, but the street level is the place to buy coffee table books about China in a variety of languages as well as cookbooks and books to help you learn the Chinese language.

      At noon, we will have lunch at a Peking duck or hot pot restaurant.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      The magnificent Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. It has 9,999 rooms in flourishing period with just a single room short of the number that ancient Chinese belief represents 'Divine Perfection' and surrounded by a moat six meters deep and ten-meter high wall. For five centuries, this palace functioned as the administrative center of the country. Today this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the city’s most popular attractions.
      Follow your tour guide to visit several palaces, including the lavish Antiquarian of the Palace Museum (Treasures Museum). Learn about the ancient history, culture, and traditions that helped shape the Forbidden City through your guide's engaging commentary.


      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

      Jingshan Park is superbly landscaped with hills to ascend by steps, clear lakes and dignified ancient buildings. It used to be one of the ancient imperial gardens in Beijing, and now has developed as a peaceful public park.
      Because of close to north of the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park is the best place for a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City and central Beijing. This park is open after dark, until 9pm in summer and 8pm in winter.
      At dusk, the Forbidden City is particularly beautiful, palace eaves decorated with golden rays of the setting sun.

      Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to Beijing Capital International Airport to catch your flight or your hotel. Wrap your memories and say good-bye.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Beijing, China
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infant seats available
      • 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 - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by MoreFunAsia Beijing Tours

    Activity ID: V-181334P26

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