Beijing 5 days classic package tour include Simatai Great Wall

Beijing 5 days classic package tour include Beijing City and Simatai Great Wall

Tour code: BJ-PH-02S
Focus: Beijing 5 days tour, Simatai Great Wall package tour, 5 days Beijing 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. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Lunch, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Simatai Great Wall, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Beijing Zoo, Beijing Hutong, Lama Temple, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner, Acrobatic Show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Tiananmen Square PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.
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.

Drive to 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.

Temple of Heaven PhotoMove 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 3. Simatai Great Wall, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Simatai Great Wall
Simatai Great WallThe 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.

Simatai Great Wall has only been partially repaired and so maintains a more original appearance. It is 5.4km long with 35 watchtowers. Simatai Great Wall is reputed by its five unique features: perilous, dense, diverse, artful and peculiar. Great Wall at Simatai section is a favorite place for explorer, photographers, climbers and hikers, although it needs two and half hours' driving from Beijing city.

On the way back to Beijing city, 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.

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

Day 4. Beijing Zoo, Hutong, Lama Temple, Roast Duck, Acrobatic Show.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to 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.

Photo of Beijing HutongThen we will 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.

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.

Then go to taste Beijing Roast Duck and enjoy Chinese Acrobatic Show.
(Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)

Day 5. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.

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 1565 1501 1406
    2 873 841 793
    3 816 784 737
    4 766 735 687
    5 729 697 649
    6 699 667 620
    7 694 662 615
    8 680 649 601
    9 670 638 590
    10 528 513 481
    16 492 476 444
    26 447 431 399
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1330 1266 1203
    2 755 724 692
    3 699 667 635
    4 649 617 585
    5 611 579 548
    6 582 550 518
    7 577 545 513
    8 563 531 499
    9 552 520 489
    10 506 459 427
    16 469 422 390
    26 425 377 345
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1158 1089 1089
    2 670 635 635
    3 613 578 578
    4 563 528 528
    5 525 490 490
    6 496 461 461
    7 491 456 456
    8 477 442 442
    9 466 431 431
    10 417 401 370
    16 380 365 333
    26 336 320 288
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1057 1031 1025
    2 619 606 603
    3 562 549 546
    4 512 500 497
    5 475 462 459
    6 445 433 429
    7 440 427 424
    8 426 414 410
    9 416 403 400
    10 370 354 325
    16 333 317 288
    26 288 272 244
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 968 955 943
    2 574 568 562
    3 518 511 505
    4 468 462 455
    5 430 424 417
    6 401 394 388
    7 396 389 383
    8 382 375 369
    9 371 365 358
    10 338 332 325
    16 301 295 288
    26 256 250 244
    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 1692 1628 1533
    2 936 904 857
    3 864 832 784
    4 802 770 723
    5 757 725 678
    6 723 691 644
    7 708 676 628
    8 692 660 613
    9 680 648 601
    10 538 522 490
    16 500 484 452
    26 452 436 404
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1457 1393 1330
    2 819 787 755
    3 746 715 683
    4 685 653 621
    5 640 608 576
    6 606 574 542
    7 590 558 527
    8 575 543 511
    9 563 531 499
    10 516 468 436
    16 477 430 398
    26 429 382 350
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1285 1216 1216
    2 733 698 698
    3 661 626 626
    4 599 564 564
    5 554 519 519
    6 520 485 485
    7 504 470 470
    8 489 454 454
    9 477 442 442
    10 427 411 379
    16 388 373 341
    26 341 325 293
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1184 1158 1152
    2 682 670 666
    3 610 597 594
    4 548 535 532
    5 503 490 487
    6 469 456 453
    7 454 441 438
    8 438 425 422
    9 426 413 410
    10 379 363 335
    16 341 325 296
    26 293 277 248
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1095 1082 1070
    2 638 631 625
    3 565 559 553
    4 504 497 491
    5 459 452 446
    6 425 418 412
    7 409 403 397
    8 394 387 381
    9 382 375 369
    10 347 341 335
    16 309 303 296
    26 261 255 248
    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 Simatai Great Wall,
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.