Beijing 5 days history package tour

5 days Beijing tour to know about Chinese history including hotel

Tour code: BJ-PH-02History
Focus: Beijing 5 days tour, History package tour, 5 days Beijing history tour
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 5 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. Temple from Tang Dynasty, Imperial College, Lunch, City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty, Chinese Tea Tasting, Beijing Hutong since Yuan dynasty. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. City Wall from Ming Dynasty, Temple and Music from Ming Dynasty, Lunch, Mural of Ming Dynasy, Tiananmen Square since Ming Dynasty. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. 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.Temple from Tang Dynasty, Imperial College, City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty, Chinese Tea Tasting, Beijing Hutong since Yuan dynasty.
Photo of Beijing HutongBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Visit a temple from Tang Dynasty. It is an old temple with the longest history in Beijing. The temple is an important place to train young Sangha and study Buddhist culture. As the ancient architecture of Qing dynasty, it was also listed in the fifth National Key Culture Relics Protection Units.

Then visit Imperial College. It was the the highest learning institute during Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Emperors in imperial China used to frequent the place to read Confucian classics to thousands of students.

After lunch, visit City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty. The Park was located on the relices of Tucheng City of Yuan Dynasty, which was built from 1267 to 1276. The remains of the city wall has a length of 4,173 meters.

Taste Chinese tea, enjoy Chinese tea ceremony and have a rest in a local tea house.
China is the hometown and birthplace of Chinese tea.
Being the national drinks of China, tea has a history of four to five thousand years.
Tea culture is one of the specific representative of Chinese culture.

Move on 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.

Be transferred back to hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast Lunch)

Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall.
Photo of Mutianyu Great WallBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Underground Palace of Dingling Tomb. Ding Ling (the Tomb of Ding) is the mausoleum of the 13th emperor (Wanli) of the Ming Dynasty, who had the longest reign in Ming dynasty.
With five chambers, the underground palace of Dingling is 27 meters deep with a total floor space of 1,195 square meters. All chambers were built of stone without using a single beam or column. Dingling is the only excavated tomb for archaeological exploration. Tourists can see precious antiques in the exhibition halls.

After lunch, we will visit Mutianyu 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.
Mutianyu section was first built in the mid-6th century. It is the longest fully-restored Great Wall with 22 original style watchtowers. Mutianyu Great Wall features picturesque landscape with 90% forest coverage rate. The scenery in spring and autumn is excellent. Mutianyu Great Wall is not so crowded as Badaling section.

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

Day 4. City Wall from Ming Dynasty, Temple and Music from Ming Dynasty, Lunch, Mural of Ming Dynasy, Tiananmen Square since Ming Dynast.
Tiananmen Square PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit City Wall from Ming Dynasty. The Ming City Wall was first built in 1419, with a length of 24 kilometers. The only remaining relic is located between Chongwenmen and Southeast Coner Tower, about 1.5 kilometers long. It is considered as an important symbol of Beijing. The tower located on the southeast coner of the city wall is the only and biggest tower around the city wall's coner. It was first built in 1436 as military defensive structure.

Then visit a temple and Music from Ming Dynasty. Built in 1443, the temple is a Buddhist temple. It preserves the only wooden structures and groups of buildings from the Ming Dynasty in Beijing. It is also renowned for statues, Buddhist Scriptures, murals and Buddhist music.

After lunch, vist a temple to enjoy Mural of Ming Dynasy. It covers about 20,000 square meters. The legacy and main features of this temple are the paintings with high artistic value. The images of the characters on the exquisite murals are so vivid and colorful that even 600 years have passed they never changed. This is quite precious Chinese ancient mural art.

Move on to visit Tiananmen Square. First built in 1417 during the Ming Dynasty, 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.

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

Day 5. 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)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1479 1416 1321
    2 835 803 756
    3 777 746 698
    4 735 704 656
    5 702 670 623
    6 681 649 601
    7 679 647 600
    8 667 635 587
    9 657 625 578
    10 520 504 473
    16 481 465 433
    26 441 425 393
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1244 1181 1117
    2 717 686 654
    3 660 628 596
    4 618 586 554
    5 585 553 521
    6 563 532 500
    7 561 530 498
    8 549 517 486
    9 540 508 476
    10 498 450 419
    16 458 411 379
    26 419 371 339
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1073 1003 1003
    2 632 597 597
    3 574 539 539
    4 532 497 497
    5 499 464 464
    6 478 443 443
    7 476 441 441
    8 464 429 429
    9 454 419 419
    10 409 393 361
    16 369 354 322
    26 330 314 282
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 971 946 940
    2 581 568 565
    3 523 511 507
    4 481 469 465
    5 448 436 432
    6 427 414 411
    7 425 412 409
    8 413 400 397
    9 403 390 387
    10 361 346 317
    16 322 306 277
    26 282 266 238
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 883 870 857
    2 537 530 524
    3 479 473 466
    4 437 431 424
    5 404 397 391
    6 382 376 370
    7 381 374 368
    8 368 362 356
    9 359 352 346
    10 330 323 317
    16 290 284 277
    26 250 244 238
    Single S. 103
    GoldenInn
Note: Above normal tour cost include one shopping stop (40 minutes) per day. No push on buying. Please book the following no shopping tour if you are not interested in local art crafts shopping.

Cost for no shopping tour
  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1638 1575 1479
    2 914 883 835
    3 833 801 753
    4 777 745 698
    5 736 704 656
    6 708 677 629
    7 695 663 615
    8 681 649 601
    9 670 638 590
    10 531 515 484
    16 490 474 442
    26 446 430 399
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1403 1340 1276
    2 797 765 733
    3 715 684 652
    4 660 628 596
    5 618 586 555
    6 591 559 528
    7 577 546 514
    8 563 531 500
    9 552 520 489
    10 509 461 430
    16 467 420 388
    26 424 376 345
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1232 1162 1162
    2 711 676 676
    3 630 595 595
    4 574 539 539
    5 532 497 497
    6 505 470 470
    7 492 457 457
    8 477 442 442
    9 466 431 431
    10 420 404 373
    16 378 363 331
    26 335 319 288
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1130 1105 1098
    2 660 648 644
    3 579 566 563
    4 523 510 507
    5 482 469 466
    6 455 442 439
    7 441 428 425
    8 427 414 411
    9 416 403 400
    10 373 357 328
    16 331 315 286
    26 288 272 243
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1041 1029 1016
    2 616 610 603
    3 534 528 522
    4 479 472 466
    5 437 431 424
    6 410 404 397
    7 396 390 384
    8 382 376 369
    9 371 365 358
    10 341 334 328
    16 299 293 286
    26 256 249 243
    Single S. 103
    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.
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  • Include ↓
  • Hotel accommodation,
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Meals as mentioned,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Cable car of Mutianyu Great Wall,
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.