Beijing Opera Face Painting Learning tour

Study Beijing Opera Face Painting in Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-01BF-Painting
Focus: Beijing study tour, Beijing Opera Face Painting learning tour, study Beijing Opera Face Painting in Beijing
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: Beijing Airport
  • End place: Beijing Airport


Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Be met from airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2. One day private tour of Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch)
This tour is no available on Monday.
Day 3. Be met by guide, driver and vehicle, transfer to classroom. Enjoy 5 lessons of Beijing Opera Face Painting. Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon. (Breakfast)
Day 4. One day private tour to Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Be met by driver and vehicle, transfer to classroom. Enjoy 5 lessons of Beijing Opera Face Painting. Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon. (Breakfast)
Day 6.One day private tour of Hutong, Zoo, Lama Temple, outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7. Leisure day in Beijing. (Breakfast)
Day 8. Be met from hotel and transfer to airport for departure. (Breakfast)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival
Arrive in Beijing.
Be met from airport by private vehicle and be transferred to hotel for checking in. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2. Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.
Forbidden City PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Forbidden City. It is a treasure house of Beijing Opera Face Painting cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years, 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasty. As one of the World Cultural Relics, the palace consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

Then visit Temple of Heaven.  Built in 1420 during Ming Dynasty, Temple of Heaven is the best preserved and largest sacrificial building complex in the world. The emperor came to the temple every winter to pray for ample harvests and good weather. Strictly built on the basis of philosophical requirements, the temple in many ways features the relationship between Heaven and Earth.

Move on to visit Summer Palace. The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty. It covers an area of 2.9 square kilometers, including 70,000 square meters of building space. The Summer Palace perfectly combines the natural landscape of hills and open water with humankind works such as pavilions, halls, palaces and bridges. In 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List.

Be transferred back to hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast , Lunch)
Note: This tour is no available on Monday.

Day 3. Learning Beijing Opera Face Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.

Transfer to to classroom to learn Beijing Opera Face Painting. Enjoy 5 lessons of learning.
Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon.
(Breakfast)

Day 4. Ming Tombs, Badaling Great Wall.
Badaling Great WallBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive one and half hours to visit Ming Tomb, which is the final resting place of 13 Ming Dynasty emperors, along with 23 empresses and a number of concubines. It has a history of over 600 years. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, the Ming Tombs features splendid landscape.
Chang Ling (the Tomb of Chang) was built by the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in 1409 AD. Chang Ling is the largest tomb in architectural scale. The hall of Chang Ling is the largest structure of nanmu wood in China.

After lunch, we will drive to visit Badaling Great Wall.  Located around 90 km northeast of Beijing, Great Wall was built and maintained between the 7th century BC and 17th century BC. It was originally built to protect the empire from northern invaders. The Great Wall stretches through the countryside over deserts, hills and plains for 8,851.8 kilometers.
BBadaling 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.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 5. Learning Beijing Opera Face Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by driver and private vehicle in the morning.

Transfer to to classroom to learn Beijing Opera Face Painting. Enjoy 5 lessons of learning.
Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon.
(Breakfast)

Day 6. Hutong, Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple, outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner.
Photo of Beijing HutongBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Beijing Hutong. Hutongs are lanes or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard). Most of them were built during the Yuan (1206-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties surrounding the Forbidden City. Many famous operas and dramas are based on the themes of hutong life. Man-power rickshaw is arranged for you to feel the Hutong of Beijing.

Then we will Beijing Zoo to see Great Panda. Beijing Zoo was built in 1955 on the foundation of Wansheng Garden of the Qing Dynasty. It is now the biggest zoo in China with the largest number of animal species. The highlight of Beijing Zoo is the national treasure-giant panda.

After lunch, we will visit Lama Temple. As the biggest lamasery in Beijing, the Lama Temple was built in 1694. The temple contains 5 halls along a central axis plus three Memorial Archways. The Hall of Harmony and Peace is the main building of the temple.

Have an outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. As the main stadium of the 2008 Olympic Games, the National Stadium, also called Bird's Nest, is located in the southern part of central area of Beijing Olympic Park. The National Stadium was used to hold the Olympic Games, the opening and closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games, track and field events and the Soccer finals.
National aquatics center is one of the landmark constructures during the 2008 Olympic Games. It was the major swimming pool constructed for the 2008 Olympic Games. National aquatics center and National Stadium are separately located on both sides of the northern end of Beijing city central axis and they together form a complete Beijing's image of a historical and cultural city.

Then go to enjoy Beijing Opera Face Painting Acrobatic Show and taste Beijing Roast Duck.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)

Day 7. Free
Today is Leisure day in Beijing.
(Breakfast)

Day 8. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
(Breakfast)

Quotation

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2017 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Ms.Lisa ,          Updated: 2017-September-02)

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2966 2854 2688
    2 1850 1794 1711
    3 1753 1697 1614
    4 1681 1625 1542
    5 1625 1569 1486
    6 1587 1531 1448
    7 1568 1513 1429
    8 1549 1494 1410
    9 1535 1479 1396
    10 1297 1270 1214
    16 1236 1208 1152
    26 1172 1144 1089
    Single S. 699
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2554 2443 2332
    2 1644 1589 1533
    3 1547 1492 1436
    4 1475 1420 1364
    5 1419 1364 1308
    6 1381 1326 1270
    7 1363 1307 1252
    8 1344 1288 1233
    9 1329 1274 1218
    10 1259 1175 1120
    16 1197 1113 1058
    26 1133 1050 994
    Single S. 494
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 2254 2132 2132
    2 1494 1433 1433
    3 1397 1336 1336
    4 1325 1264 1264
    5 1269 1208 1208
    6 1231 1170 1170
    7 1213 1152 1152
    8 1194 1133 1133
    9 1179 1118 1118
    10 1103 1075 1020
    16 1041 1013 958
    26 978 950 894
    Single S. 344
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 2077 2032 2021
    2 1405 1383 1377
    3 1308 1286 1281
    4 1236 1214 1208
    5 1180 1158 1152
    6 1143 1120 1115
    7 1124 1102 1096
    8 1105 1083 1077
    9 1090 1068 1062
    10 1020 992 942
    16 958 930 880
    26 894 867 817
    Single S. 255
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1921 1899 1877
    2 1327 1316 1305
    3 1231 1220 1208
    4 1158 1147 1136
    5 1102 1091 1080
    6 1065 1054 1043
    7 1046 1035 1024
    8 1027 1016 1005
    9 1012 1001 990
    10 964 953 942
    16 902 891 880
    26 839 828 817
    Single S. 177
    GoldenInn


Note
Above price is base double or twin sharing room.
Single S. = extra cost needed when you need one single room.
No. = Number of travelers,
P= Peak season,   April, May, September, October.
S=Shoulder Season, March, June, July, August, November.
L=Low season,   December,  January,  February.
The price of No.10 refers to price for 10 to 15 travelers.
The price of No.16 refers to the price for 16 to 26 travelers.
The price of No.26 refers to the price for 26 to 40 travelers.

 

Price include:
Airport transfer,
Tuition for 10 lessons of Beijing Opera Face Painting learning,
English speaking guide for the morning of first learning day,
English speaking tour guide for sightseeing day,
Daily private morning and afternoon transfer between class room and hotel,
Meal as listed,
Guide, driver, vehicle, admission fee, lunch and fuel for sightseeing day.

Price exclude:
Cable car of Badaling Great Wall,
Gratuities to guides and drivers,
Personal expense.

Accommodation:
2-6 star hotel accommodation is included in the package.
Beijingservice team also can arrange International Youth Hostel. Please contact us for details if you need.

Meal:
The package do not include meal except sightseeing day if there is less than 10 travelers. It is easy to find restaurant near the classroom.
We can arrange meal when there are more than 10 travelers based on extra cost.

Cut down cost:
Beijingservice team can arrange a bed in a 4 or 6-beds-room in an International Youth Hostel.
Private transfer can be changed to public transfer when necessary.
Private sightseeing can be changed to group tour.
Please contact us for detailed information.

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