4 hours Beijing Layover Tour to Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

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From $120.00

7 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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You will visit the most beautiful royal palace group in the world. Tour guide will provide some history background that make your trip more impressive. You will be dropped off at airport on time for flight connection.

Note: Making such trips possible, your layover time has to be at least 9 hours or longer (between two flights).

What's Included

Admission ticket(the first entrance)

Free bottled water in the vehicle

Local tax

Private, well-conditioned vehicle with driver

Well-tranined English-speaking guide service

What's Not Included

Any Meals

Gratuities (RMB100-200 if you enjoy our service)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 70

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Forbidden city opens from 8:30am to 3:30pm from Tuesday to Sunday, so this tour is not available if your flight arrival time is later than 12:00pm, because it take about 2 hours to get out of airport and around 1 hour drive to downtown from airport.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • If you are not able to go through customs for any reasons, please take your own responsibility. There is no refund for the same day cancellation
  • It require at least 9 more hours layover between the two flights to make this tour availabe.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Visa Process: 1) Arrive in Beijing and get off the plane. 2) Follow signs to baggage claim, then you will find China immigration inspection. 3) Apply 24-144 hours visa(fill out a long white form beforehand) 4) After get visa, walk back to the regular line
  • A current valid passport is required for security check to Tiananmen area
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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)
Tour guide will show you around the Tiananmen Square.Tiananmen Square, also known as Tian’an Men Square can be translated to mean the Square of The Gate of Heavenly Peace. It is situated in the centre of Beijing City. It is the original gate of the Imperial Palace (more commonly known as the Forbidden City). It is the largest city square in the world, encompassing 44 hectares (108.7acres). It is 880 metres from north to south and 500 metres from east to west, big enough to hold over half a million people!

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
You will be guided to see the whole Forbidden City for 1.5 hours. Forbidden City used to be the residence for the Emperors (24 emperors in total) in the Ming (1368-1644) & Qing (1644-1911) dynasties and occupies 72 hectares (180 acres).
( Kind notice: You can require a stop for food if you would be hungry during the tour-pay extra)

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Great Experience
texaninindo, 10-01-2020
This was our second tour with the company and it was fantastic. Sherry picked us up promptly at the airport, taught us quite a bit on the ride, and gave us a wonderful tour through Forbidden City. She explained so many interesting facts and took us through many places we may have missed on our own. It was nice having a driver as well because he picked us up on the other side so we didn’t have to walk all the way back. Highly recommend both this and a Great Wall tour if your time allows!
Forbidden city tour
Cruiser32608140332, 16-12-2019
This tour was very well organized. All involved were extremely helpful and considerate, and Sherry the tour guide went over and above from what was expected from her. She taught us a great deal of her city and her culture, and conducted a superb tour.
As we were transfer people we did not have alot of time, but organized it on line from our hotel and were picked up at our hotel and met Sherry on route. Excellent.
Forbidden city Tour
samuelgutierrez, 18-11-2019
Sherry was our tour guide and she sure was knowledgeable!! Her and the driver were on time from picking us up at the airport and were super nice. We also asked for jackets prior to tour via email, which they provided. Not only did my wife and I feel very safe with driver and tour guide, but had a lot of fun! The car was very clean, looks brand new! Highly recommend. Also, pick up and drop off from airport was included in price, which was very convenient.
Trip to great Wall of China
Rhtabani, 14-11-2019
Me and my wife took a trip to great Wall with Tony the guide in Beijing. He made our trip very enjoyable and comfortable. On our way back he took us to an automatic halal Chinese restaurant for soup and BBQ. In our next trip to Beijing we will use this company and also refer to our friends and families.

Thank you Tony.

Rizwan & Nausheen Tabani
Perfect tour for a very long layover in Beijing
Angelika H, 19-04-2019
I had a 22 hours layover in Beijing and booked this tour to escape the airport and see some of the beautiful things of the surrounding of the city.
It was a day full of walking, good exercise btw after a long flight:). We spent a few hours in the forbidden city. As it was very warm and I was a little bit tired we had a short coffee break there.
After lunch which we had in a very good restaurant we went for another long walk at the summer palace.
I got a lot of informationen about the chinese history and about the places we had been.
My tourguide Michael was always kind, caring and focused on my welfare.
I would highly recommend this tour if you are interested in seeing nice places, getting plenty of informationen and having a great exercise in between your flights.
Have fun:)!

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