Beijing Smart Tour for SeniorsThis Beijing smart tour provide you an opportunity to appreciate both famous ancient royal palaces and amazing natural scenery in Beijing. You can not miss this Beijing tour for you can have a better understanding of Beijing,an ancient city rich in historical relics.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Beijing||Arrive in Beijing, Flight not included||Airport Transfer (Beijing)|
|Day 2||Beijing||The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour including the Bell Tower or the Drum Tower, Tiananmen Square, Chinese Calligraphy Learning, Li Heng Tang Pearl Store||Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Beijing Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant|
|Day 3||Beijing||The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Cloisonne Factory||Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant, Chinese Dinner at Roasted Duck at Fangzhuang|
|Day 4||Beijing||Summer Palace with boat Cruise and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), Lama Temple||Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xibei Restaurant|
|Day 5||Depart Beijing, Flight not included||Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)||Breakfast|
Place & Transport: Arrive in Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport transfer (Beijing)
Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities: The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour including the Bell Tower or the Drum Tower, Tiananmen Square, Chinese Calligraphy Learning, Li Heng Tang Pearl Store
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Beijing Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant
Forbidden City : The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors between 1368 and 1911.This "city within a city" is a World Heritage Site, and is the largest and the best preserved ancient imperial architecture complex in the world, with great square, halls and gates contrast with intricate halls, gardens, courtyards and quarters. The exhibitions, both permanent and temporary, are all important treasures of ancient China.
Tiananmen Square : Tian'anmen Square is the largest city square in the centre of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history. As the world's largest city square and enduring symbol of China's national pride, it is surrounded by many imposing buildings including the Heavenly Gate (entry to the Forbidden City), Museums, government buildings and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum.
Hutong: Hutong is an ancient urban alley peculiar to Beijing. The main means of transportation for a hutong tour is the rickshaw.
Li Heng Tang Pearl Store: Lihengtang Pearl Store is a state-run enterprise that cultivates processes, manufactures and sells all type of fresh water and sea pearls. China is the largest fresh water pearl producer in the world with the main base being in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces. Famous varieties of seawater pearls include: The Tahitian Black Pearl and Nanyang Golden pearl. The Lihengtang Pearl Store offer pearls of all types and quality pearls and caters to all price ranges. China Highlights customers will see the seeds being planted in the live mussel and also how learn how to differentiate real pearls from fake. This is a great opportunity to buy genuine pearls, with that come with a guarantee, for your family and friends but there is absolutely no pressure to buy.
Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities: The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Cloisonne Factory
Mutianyu Great Wall: This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a about 2.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. You can return by cable car, walk down or walk along the wall for about an hour to descend by chairlift. Wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
Temple of Heaven:Built in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty, Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings where emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties visited for annual ceremonies of pray for good harvests. Located in the south of Central Beijing, it covers an area of 273 hectares. Temple of Heaven was enrolled as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998.
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: Summer Palace with boat Cruise and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), Lama Temple
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xibei Restaurant
Temple of Heaven: The temple was built specifically as a place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests .
Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube):China's National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, as it has become known, is the world's largest steel structure and the most complex stadium ever constructed.
Summer Palace: Its main features are Longevity Hill, Kunming Lake, and various buildings. In the time of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it had become a luxurious royal garden providing riyal families with rest and entertainment.
Place & Transport: Depart Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
|Nov.1 - Mar.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|10 persons Up||$474||$380||$380||$293/$180/$176|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|10 persons Up||$550||$431||$423||$377/$243/$226|
|Beijing||Crowne Plaza Beijing||Sunworld Hotel Beijing||Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel Beijing|
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