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Private Tour-Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven with Pekin Roast duck Lunch

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Overview
Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven are three of Beijing’s top historic attractions. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Chinese capital on this in-depth and fully customizable private tour. You’ll also enjoy an authentic local lunch—and will even have a chance to join locals in the ancient custom of tai chi.
Highlights
  • A private, fully customizable tour of Tiananmen Square and more
  • Set your own schedule and wander at your own pace
  • Enjoy the undivided attention of your guide
  • An authentic local lunch and tai chi with locals are included
What to Expect
Meet your private guide during a convenient front-door pickup from your hotel. This tailor-made tour is fully customizable, so you’ll be able to set your own schedule while enjoying your guide’s undivided attention. Start at the 17th-century Tiananmen Square and learn about its role in the Boxer Rebellion and the protests of 1989. Your guide will give you background on landmarks, such as the Chairman Mao Memorial and the Great Hall of the People. Next, explore the 178-acre (72-hectare) grounds of the 15th-century Forbidden City, the seat of Chinese imperial power for almost 500 years, at your own pace. Get a firsthand peek at artifacts from the Ming and Qing dynasties in the Palace Museum. After an authentic local lunch, venture to the UNESCO-listed Temple of Heaven, which was completed the same year as the Forbidden City. Wander through the gigantic prayer halls and join locals practicing tai chi.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from your Beijing hotel at downtown area, or pick you up from the airport or train station with extra cost
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
7h
Return Details
Your Beijing hotel
Inclusions
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pekin roast duck lunch with drinks
  • Private transport in a nice air-conditioned travel vehicle
  • Entrance fee of Forbidden City
  • Entrance fee of Temple of Heaven
  • Visit of Tiananmen Square
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
Exclusions
  • Gratuities to tour guide and driver (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please be advised that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. Beijing Zoo where you can see lovely Giant Pandas or Summer Palace will be substituted instead.
  • Passport name, passport number is required at time of booking for all participants, we need that to book the Forbidden City ticket beforehand
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My family (adult kids) and I just came back from spending a week in Beijing. One of the highlights of our trip was our private tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. We feel very fortunate to have had Dean Wu for our guide. Not only was Dean
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4 unforgettable days. We were back from Europe and planned 3 nights to stop in Beijing. To us China has always been a mystery. The country has achieved so much in a very short period of time. What we saw was amazing. The people, food, traditions, safety. The only way to dive
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Dean Wu gave us a fantastic tour of the 'must see' sightseeing locations in Beijing. I can't say enough about our guide! Dean showed up on time with a great attitude, lots of information about our destinations, and a great experience! Transportation was easy and available on
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Visiting Beijing on business I had just a 1/2 day for sightseeing. This tour was perfect for that - a great walk through the square, then the city, then the temple. A wonderful lunch and a quick jaunt through a silk factory. What a morning! Very knowledgeable guide with
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We had a great tour of all the big sites with Gary, he was fun and so full of knowledge. He kept us moving yet gave us time to wander and observe. He was great at offering to take our photos. Very pleasant and polite and spoke great English. Thank you so mush Gary!!
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  • Duration: 7h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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