|Badaling Great Wall
Be picked by private vehicle and English speaking tour guide from airport.
After lunch, drive to visit Badaling Great Wall. Badaling was built in 1505 during the Ming Dynasty. This section of the Great Wall is the best preserved and most visited one. It is 7600 meters long and 1000 meters above sea level, commanding a strategic position in ancient times.
Drive back to Beijing city. On the way to your hotels, we will drive by the Bird's Nest and Water Cube for you to enjoy a short outside visit. You could take pictures in the bus.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour.
|Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
Pick up travelers from hotels between 7:00am and 8:30am. Please Check out hotel and take the luggage with you.
Our first stop is at Tiananmen Square. The Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world. Surrounded by many well-known cultural and political institutions, the square is the final resting place of Chairman Mao Zedong. The square has witnessed the founding of the People's Republic of China.
After short stroll along the square, we walk into the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world. It is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years. As one of the World Cultural Relics, the palace consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.
Visit Tongrentang Medcine Store, and get some knowledge of Chinese medcine.
Drive to a restaurant to have lunch and a short rest.
Then visit the Temple of Heaven where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. Spend time sightseeing the temple for 1 hour.
Stop by a free pearl market where we will see lots of beautiful handicrafts made of pearls.
About 15:00, be transferred to airport to connect flight.