Shadowgraph Learning tour

Study Shadowgraph in Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-01Shadowgraph
Focus: Beijing study tour, Shadowgraph learning tour, study Shadowgraph in Beijing
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 7 day
  • 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. Be met by tour guide and private car, transfer to class room. 3 lessons of Shadow Play.
Lunch, Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park. Transfer back to hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Be met by tour guide and driver, transfer to class room. Enjoy 3 lessons of shadow play
Lunch, Visit Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. Be transferred back to hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Be met by tour guide and driver, drive to visit Badaling Great Wall, Lunch, drive back to Beijing to take 2 lessons of Shadowgraph. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Be met by tour guide and driver, transfer to class room. Enjoy 2 lessons of Shadow Play.
Lunch, Beijing Zoo(Panda), Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Beijing Hutong, Be transferred back to hotel.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 6. Leisure day in Beijing. (Breakfast)
Day 7. 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. Learning Shadowgraph, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park.
Photo of Forbidden CityBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.

Transfer to to classroom to learn Shadowgraph. Take 3 lessons of learning.

After lunch, we will visit 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.

Enter the Palace Museum from the north end of Tiananmen Square. Known as Forbidden City, the Palace Museum is a treasure house of Chinese 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 Jingshan Park. Jingshan is an artificial hill made from the soil which was excavated for the moats of the Forbidden City. Jingshan consists of five individual peaks, and on the top of each peak there lies an elaborate pavilion. Once as an imperial garden, the Jingshan park was situated right on the north of the Forbidden City.

Transfer back to hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 3. Learning Shadowgraph, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.
Temple of Heaven PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.

Transfer to to classroom to learn Shadowgraph. Take 3 lessons of learning.

After lunch, we will 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)

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

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.

After lunch, we will drive back to Beijing city to take 2 lessons of Shadowgraph.

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

Day 5. Learning Shadowgraph, Beijing Zoo, outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Hutong.
Photo of Beijing HutongBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.

Transfer to to classroom to learn Shadowgraph. Take 2 lessons of learning.

After lunch, we will visit 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.

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 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.

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

Day 6. Free
Today is Leisure day in Beijing.
(Breakfast)

Day 7. 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 2680 2585 2442
    2 1680 1632 1561
    3 1582 1534 1463
    4 1512 1465 1393
    5 1460 1412 1340
    6 1426 1379 1307
    7 1404 1357 1285
    8 1387 1339 1268
    9 1373 1326 1254
    10 1170 1147 1099
    16 1116 1093 1045
    26 1058 1034 986
    Single S. 600
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2327 2232 2137
    2 1504 1456 1408
    3 1406 1358 1311
    4 1336 1289 1241
    5 1283 1236 1188
    6 1250 1202 1155
    7 1228 1181 1133
    8 1211 1163 1116
    9 1197 1150 1102
    10 1137 1066 1018
    16 1083 1012 964
    26 1024 953 905
    Single S. 424
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 2070 1966 1966
    2 1375 1323 1323
    3 1277 1225 1225
    4 1208 1155 1155
    5 1155 1102 1102
    6 1121 1069 1069
    7 1100 1047 1047
    8 1082 1030 1030
    9 1069 1016 1016
    10 1004 980 932
    16 950 926 878
    26 891 867 820
    Single S. 295
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1918 1880 1870
    2 1299 1280 1275
    3 1201 1182 1177
    4 1131 1112 1108
    5 1079 1060 1055
    6 1045 1026 1021
    7 1024 1004 1000
    8 1006 987 982
    9 992 973 969
    10 932 909 866
    16 878 854 812
    26 820 796 753
    Single S. 219
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1785 1766 1747
    2 1232 1223 1213
    3 1134 1125 1115
    4 1065 1055 1046
    5 1012 1002 993
    6 979 969 959
    7 957 947 938
    8 939 930 920
    9 926 916 907
    10 885 875 866
    16 831 821 812
    26 772 762 753
    Single S. 152
    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 Shadowgraph learning,
English speaking guide,
Meal as listed,
Driver, vehicle, admission fee, and fuel.

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.

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