Take a day tour by coach to visit the visit the magnificent Forbidden City, sacred Temple of Heaven and the majestic Summer Palace.
What to Expect
For this join-in tour, the tour guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 07:30am or 08:00am. Driving to visit the Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world, and for five centuries, this palace functioned as the administrative center of the country. Then visit the Temple of Heaven, which is China's largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. In 1988, it was opened to the public as a park, showing ancient philosophy, history and religion. Its grand architectural style and profound cultural connotation give an insight into the practices of the ancient Eastern civilization.
After long walking, you have a visit to the Traditional Chinese Herb Shopping & Foot Massage. Lunch will be served in the local nice restaurant. In the afternoon, continue to visit the Summer Palace, which radiates fully the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal gardens. Composed mainly of Longevity Hill (Wanshou Shan) and Kunming Lake. There are over 3,000 man-made ancient structures which count building space of more than 70,000 square meters, including pavilions, towers, bridges, corridors, etc. It can be divided into four parts: the Court Area, Front Hill Area, Rear Hill Area and Lake Area. (Note: Option of Kunming Lake Boat).
At the end of the tour, drive back to downtown and have Tea ceremony at Dr. Tea House on the way. Then the tour guide and driver will drop you off at the hotel before 06:00pm.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- English-speaking tour guide
- Air-conditioned tour van or bus
- Entrance ticket fees
- Chinese lunch