We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beijing Private Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

Select Date and Travellers
From
USD 76.00
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
At 08:00 our guide and driver will greet you at your hotel in Beijing city area. First we will take a walk on the Tiananmen Square, the heart and symbol of Beijing and  the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. Then you will pay a visit the Forbidden City, one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex built with wood. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). There were 24 emperors of the two dynasties lived in the Forbidden City.

After lunch, we will pay a visit to Temple of Heaven. Located at southern part of Beijing, it serviced as a complex of sacrificial building where Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. Today’s last stop will be Summer Palace. It locates at the west skirt of Beijing and covers an area of 290 hectare. In the Qing Dynastery during the Qianlong Era, the Summer Palace was built by copying the layout of the West Lake in Hangzhou. Now it is the largest and most completely preserved imperial garden in China.

Today you will also pay a visit to Chinese Herb Medicine Market to learn about traditional Chinese pharmacy and meet many kinds of herb medicine.

After the tour, you will be escorted back to hotel at about 17:00.

Special note: Forbidden City is closed on every Monday, so please try to avoid visiting it on this day. If your travel day must be Monday, there are two options: First we will adjust the itinerary and replace it with another site. The second is that we can directly refund the ticket fee to you and cancel this spot based on your willingness.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel in Beijng downtown area
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Your hotel in Beijng downtown area
Inclusions
  • Private transfer in air-condition vehicle with driver
  • English speaking guide
  • Chinese style lunch
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expense
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • 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.
Be the first to write a review
Updating list...
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Beijing Private Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
  • China Xian Tour
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: