Available: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Duration: 8 hours
Departure Date: On your request
Pick-up place: Free pick-up from your hotel within Sihuan Road. Tourists in hotel outside Sihuan Road need to board the tour at a certain site(TBA)
Attractions: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace
Meals: Chinese Lunch
The local guide will pick the tourist from hotel to hotel from 07:30 in the morning.
To be met at your hotel/accommodation and then transferred to visit Forbidden City where it is the largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. And then visit the Temple of Heaven that was the place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God blessings on the whole nation. And at last to visit Summer Palace which is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. After then, we will transfer you back to your accommodation.
Forbidden City, which was the Imperial Palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties and, it is one of the largest, certainly the most completely restored and ancient architectural complex in the world. To walk in the footsteps of Emperors and come to the museum seeing with your eyes and feeling with your hearts; You’ll begin to understand what the life in this richest of feudal realms was like for the Imperial Rulers, their concubines and their slaves.
Departing from the Imperial vermilion and gold hues of the Forbidden City, The Temple of Heaven is decorated in blue and the color of the Heavens. The perfect harmony between the architectural environment and nature can be felt here; You might easily imagine the vivid spectacle of a great sacrifice to the Heavens for a good harvest. The magnificent Hall of Prayer of Good Harvest is one of the most important and impressive building in China.
Summer Palace, originally known as the “Garden of Clear Ripples", the Summer Palace is a magnificent imperial garden located 15 km north far from the downtown. This is the largest ancient preserved garden in China and a former summer retreat for Emperors and the chosen few! The site includes more than 100 ancient style pavilions, mansions, towers, halls, temples, bridges and an enormous clear water lake. What is most enjoyable about the Summer Palace, it is simply a gorgeous place to relax, escape the smoke and crowds of the city and spend an afternoon walking. It is said one could just as easily spend one week out here as one afternoon. Here is a rare chance in Beijing, to lose the crowds and ‘clear away the cobwebs'.