Traditional Painting Learning tour

Study Traditional Painting in Beijing

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

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 10 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 vehicle and transfer to classroom. Enjoy 5 lessons of Traditional Painting. Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon. (Breakfast)
Day 3. Be met by driver and vehicle, transfer to classroom. Enjoy 5 lessons of Traditional Painting. Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon. (Breakfast)
Day 4. One day private tour of Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch)
This tour is no available on Monday.
Day 5~Day 6. Be met by driver and vehicle, transfer to classroom. Enjoy 5 lessons of Traditional Painting. Transfer back to hotel in the afternoon. (Breakfast)
Day 7. One day private tour to Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 8.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 9. Leisure day in Beijing. (Breakfast)
Day 10. 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 Traditional Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.

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

Day 3. Learning Traditional Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by driver and private vehicle in the morning.

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

Day 4. 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 Traditional 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 5. Learning Traditional Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by driver and private vehicle in the morning.

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

Day 6. Learning Traditional Painting.
Be picked up from your hotel by driver and private vehicle in the morning.

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

Day 7. 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 8. 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 Traditional Painting Acrobatic Show and taste Beijing Roast Duck.

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

Day 9. Free
Today is Leisure day in Beijing.
(Breakfast)

Day 10. 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 3035 2893 2678
    2 1662 1591 1484
    3 1560 1489 1382
    4 1477 1406 1299
    5 1412 1340 1233
    6 1370 1299 1192
    7 1351 1280 1172
    8 1329 1257 1150
    9 1311 1240 1133
    10 1010 974 903
    16 936 900 828
    26 859 823 752
    Single S. 898
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 2507 2364 2221
    2 1398 1327 1255
    3 1296 1225 1153
    4 1213 1142 1070
    5 1148 1076 1005
    6 1106 1034 963
    7 1087 1015 944
    8 1064 993 922
    9 1047 976 904
    10 960 853 782
    16 886 778 707
    26 809 702 630
    Single S. 633
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 2121 1964 1964
    2 1205 1127 1127
    3 1103 1025 1025
    4 1020 942 942
    5 955 876 876
    6 913 834 834
    7 894 815 815
    8 872 793 793
    9 854 776 776
    10 760 724 653
    16 686 650 578
    26 609 573 502
    Single S. 440
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1893 1835 1821
    2 1091 1062 1055
    3 989 960 953
    4 906 877 870
    5 840 812 805
    6 799 770 763
    7 780 751 744
    8 757 729 722
    9 740 711 704
    10 653 617 553
    16 578 543 478
    26 502 466 402
    Single S. 326
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1693 1664 1635
    2 991 977 962
    3 889 875 860
    4 806 792 777
    5 740 726 712
    6 699 684 670
    7 680 665 651
    8 657 643 629
    9 640 626 611
    10 582 567 553
    16 507 493 478
    26 430 416 402
    Single S. 226
    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 20 lessons of Traditional 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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