Private Tour-Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Temple of Heaven with Lunch


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From $199.00

66 reviews   (4.71)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

On this dynamic private tour of Beijing, visit culturally significant landmarks like Tiananmen Square and UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.Get a good taste of traditional Pekin roast duck in old courtyard for a yummy lunch.

This tour can be customized,if you wish to visit other sightseeing places to replace the included parts in the itinerary, maybe you have already visited them before,please confirm with us after you book this tour, some scenic spots can be replaced without paying the extra expense, some scenic spot like Great Wall will be charged for extra expense because of the far driving distance.


What's Included

Entrance fee of Forbidden City

Entrance fee of Temple of Heaven

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Pekin roast duck lunch with drinks

Private transport in air-conditioned travel vehicle with professional driver service

Professional English-speaking guide

Visit of Tiananmen Square


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please be advised that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. Summer Palace or Nanluguxiang Hutong or Lama temple will be substituted instead.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please be advised that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. Summer Palace or Nanluguxiang Hutong or Lama temple will be substituted instead.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
In the morning,depart from your Beijing hotel in a spacious, private vehicle and travel direct to Tiananmen Square, an ancient site shrouded in legend and culture. Stroll through the square and listen to compelling commentary offered by your guide; learn about notable landmarks like the Chairman Mao Memorial and the Great Hall of the People as you explore.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Next, venture to the Forbidden City to absorb the imperial majesty of the Chinese palace. Hear of how the building functions as both a political and ceremonial center, then delve into the intriguing exhibits of the Palace Museum to admire an epic collection of artwork dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Please note that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays, when Summer Palace,or Nanluoguxiang Hutong or Lama temple is substituted instead.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Heaven
After a thorough exploration of the site, travel to a rustic restaurant to revitalize with an authentic Chinese lunch of roast Peking duck with drinks. Venture next to the Temple of Heaven, another UNESCO-listed site that boasts the largest complex of sacrificial buildings in China, and stroll through the temple to the impressive prayer halls. When your tour concludes, relax during the journey back to Beijing and bid your guide farewell at your hotel.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Must do
Rene U, 26-12-2019
This tour covered a lot of ground in a single day! I can’t imagine having to navigate the HUGE crowds of Tianeman square and MASSIVE grounds of the Forbidden Palace without a guide or native Chinese speaker. Gary was a helpful guide and very knowledgeable. He also did well to avoid the crowds, which was much appreciated, although sometimes he would wait elsewhere and send us into the crowds alone and it was difficult to find him afterward. We took his suggestion to stop at a tea factory that was a nice bonus— they were trying to promote and sell their product pretty hard, but I can’t blame them after a free 25 minute free tea ceremony/ tasting. The lunch was great, although it was relatively restricted options (pick between two dishes, extra charge for Peking duck; only water for drink). Overall, would recommend the visit and this tour!
Forbidden City, Tiananmen & Temple of Heaven Private Tour
Ksoon7077, 17-12-2019
Excellent!! The tour guide was very friendly and helpful throughout the tour. He gave a lot of useful insights to my family on the history of each site.
Great trip
bexdunn3, 05-12-2019
Had a great guide called Dean who was very informative and helpful whilst on our tour. Unfortunately Forbidden City is closed on Mondays (which we didn’t realise before hand) but Dean took us to the Lama Temple with the amazing tallest Buddha in the world.
Awesome Tour Guide!
NJmom3, 15-10-2019
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 extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic, but he was patient and kind. We learned so much history and also got an insight into life as a young person living in Beijing. We had such great conversations in the van as we were traveling from site to site. He welcomed our questions. Tiananmen Square was closed in the morning, but Dean seamlessly rearranged our schedule so that we could visit it in the afternoon. For lunch he took us to a favorite restaurant and ordered for us his favorite foods. It was a real treat! After completing the tour which went longer because of the Tiananmen Square closure, he asked if we would like to do a tea tasting and learn calligraphy, extra activities that were not included in the tour. Of course we said yes. It was a great way to end the day! I would highly recommend this tour especially if you are fortunate to have Dean as your guide.
I wish we could have more time with Dean...
Sergey73, 26-09-2019
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 in more is to get a tour with the local. Thats how we met Dean Wu. We have spent the whole day with him on our private tour around Bejing.

Having been on all the five continents, it was amazing. He was very punctual and driver was ready. His knowledge of the history and traditions, friendliness was second to none. We saw so many places that people usually don't see. We even went overtime and that was not a problem. Being in China, there is a huge language barrier, but his English is perfect.

We want to go back to see more of this wonderful country full of traditions that go back 5000 years ago.

Thank so much, Dean. I have got your number. You will be first one to know when we plan to get back to the country that has blown off our mind.

Looking forward to seeing you again.

S&E.




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