Beijing Private Tour to Summer Palace and Fragrant Hill with Cable Car Ride

Escape the bustle of Beijing and take this private tour to visit the Summer Palace and Fragrant Hill. Explore 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. Explore the dozens of ancient sights that dot the Fragrant Hill park, such as Biyun Temple or the Vajrasana Pagoda, and take the cable car to the top of Xianglu for stunning views. When come in autumn, with the presence of the red leaves. English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, cable car ride, lunch, hotel pick up and drop off by private vehicle are included.

per adult from

$307

NZD

Duration

6 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing city)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Cable car round trip
    • Bottled water
    • 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 - Qingyan Stone Boat
    • Entry/Admission - Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Biyun Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Additional entrance fees inside the Summer Palace
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Your guide and private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing, then heading directly to the Summer Palace.

    On the way to the Summer Palace, about 40 minutes drive, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories about the Summer Palace, feel free to ask your guide questions if you have.


    Duration: 2 hours

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

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

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The Hall of Happiness and longevity ,empress dowager Cixi's bedroom;

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Stroll along the Longest Corridor in the world, and enjoy the world's longest art gallery with your tour guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    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. 

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    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.


    Stop At: Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), Haidian District, Beijing China

    After a lunch in the local restaurant, heading directly to Fragrant Hill. First built in 1186, this 395 acre stretch of forestry, hills, and lakes has been enjoyed by Beijing's higher ups for centuries.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Biyun Temple, East of Xiang Mountain, Haidian District, Beijing 100093 China

    Explore the dozens of ancient sights that dot the park, such as Biyun Temple or the Vajrasana Pagoda, then take the cable car to the top of Xianglu for stunning views. This lovely wooded park is a favorite of locals, especially in autumn to see the maple trees with their striking red leaves.

    At the end of the trip you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel within the 5th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 5th ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • 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 Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P345

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