Beijing 5 days Summer Package Tour

5 days Summer trip to Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-02Summer
Focus: Beijing 5 days Summer tour, Mutianyu Great Wall Summer package tour, 5 days Summer 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. Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Lunch, National Museum, Beihai Park, Houhai Area. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Summer Palace, Beijing Hutong, Capital Museum, Afternoon tea or visit a shopping place, Mutianyu Great Wall. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Stone Flower Cave, Garden Museum, Xiushui Market, 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. Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, National Museum, Beihai Park, Houhai Area
Temple of Heaven PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 06:00 am.

Driver 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.

Then transfer back hotel to have breakfast.

After breakfast, go to 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.

Tiananmen Square PhotoAfter lunch, we will visit National Museum. National Museum of China is an integrated national museum under the Ministry of Culture of China, draws equally from both history and art and is dedicated to its collections, exhibitions, research, archaeology, public education and cultural communication. Its basic functions are cultural relics and artworks collection, exhibition display, public education, history and art research, and cultural communication.

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.

Then visit Beihai Park. Beihai Park was first dug out in the 12th century, with the excavated earth used to form a central island. It is the oldest and best-preserved imperial garden in China. The park covers an area of 69 hectares including a 39-hectare lake. In the park, lakes and hills wind along pavilions and towers, trees and flowers.

Drop off at Houhai Area. Travelers may find a bar to spend your evening time, then take taxi back to your hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


Day 3.Summer Palace, Beijing Hutong, Capital Museum, Afternoon tea or visit a shopping place, Mutianyu Great Wall.
Photo of Summer PalaceBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 06:00 am.

Driver 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.

Then transfer back hotel to have breakfast.

After breakfast, go 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 visit Capital Museum. The construction style of the Capital Museum is an integration between classical culture and modern features. The Museum contains three independent constructions, including the rectangular exhibition hall, the circular exhibition hall and the quadrate office and scientific research building. The exhibition items are divided into three categories: permanent exhibitions, exhibitions of fine artistic collections and temporary exhibitions.

After lunch, we will have an afternoon tea or visit a shopping place.

Photo of Mutianyu Great WallThen 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 whole day tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4. Stone Flower Cave, Garden Museum, Xiushui Market, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner, Acrobatic Show
Photo of Mutianyu Great WallBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Driver to visit Stone Flower Cave. Locates in Nancheying Village Fangshan District, about 50 kilometers from the urban area of Beijing, Stone Flower Cave(also called Shihua Cave) is one of the four limestone caves in China together with the famous Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, Yuhua Cave in Fujian and Yailin Cave in Hangzhou.
Many stone flowers formed by stalagmite and stalactite were found in the cave.

Drive back to have lunch.

After lunch, go to visit Garden Museum. Opened in May, 2013, China Garden Museum is the first national museum of its kind in China. It is is an international cultural center for collecting historical garden relics, carrying forward Chinese traditional culture, displaying the charm of garden art and studying the value of gardens. The museum consists of the main building, indoor gardens and outdoor exhibition areas.

Then visit Xiushui Market. Also called Silk Market or Silk Street Market, it is a shopping center housing 1,700 retail vendors. Except silk and fashion clothes, various kinds of iterms can be bought here.

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.
(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 1704 1641 1546
    2 958 927 879
    3 874 842 794
    4 813 781 733
    5 768 737 689
    6 734 703 655
    7 741 709 661
    8 723 691 643
    9 709 677 629
    10 565 549 517
    16 522 506 475
    26 474 458 426
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1470 1406 1343
    2 841 809 777
    3 756 725 693
    4 695 664 632
    5 651 619 587
    6 617 585 553
    7 623 592 560
    8 605 574 542
    9 591 559 528
    10 543 495 463
    16 500 452 421
    26 451 404 372
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1298 1228 1228
    2 755 720 720
    3 671 636 636
    4 610 575 575
    5 565 530 530
    6 531 496 496
    7 538 503 503
    8 520 485 485
    9 506 471 471
    10 454 438 406
    16 411 395 363
    26 362 347 315
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1197 1171 1165
    2 704 692 689
    3 620 607 604
    4 559 546 543
    5 514 502 498
    6 480 468 465
    7 487 474 471
    8 469 456 453
    9 455 442 439
    10 406 390 362
    16 363 348 319
    26 315 299 270
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1108 1095 1082
    2 660 654 647
    3 575 569 563
    4 514 508 502
    5 470 464 457
    6 436 430 423
    7 442 436 430
    8 424 418 412
    9 410 404 398
    10 374 368 362
    16 332 325 319
    26 283 277 270
    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 1895 1831 1736
    2 1054 1022 974
    3 943 911 863
    4 864 833 785
    5 810 778 730
    6 769 737 689
    7 763 732 684
    8 743 711 663
    9 726 695 647
    10 581 565 533
    16 532 516 484
    26 480 464 432
    Single S. 401
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1660 1597 1533
    2 936 904 873
    3 825 793 762
    4 747 715 683
    5 692 660 629
    6 651 620 588
    7 646 614 582
    8 625 593 562
    9 609 577 545
    10 559 511 479
    16 510 462 430
    26 457 410 378
    Single S. 284
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1489 1419 1419
    2 850 816 816
    3 739 704 704
    4 661 626 626
    5 606 571 571
    6 566 531 531
    7 560 525 525
    8 539 504 504
    9 523 488 488
    10 470 454 422
    16 421 405 373
    26 369 353 321
    Single S. 198
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1387 1362 1355
    2 800 787 784
    3 689 676 673
    4 610 598 595
    5 556 543 540
    6 515 502 499
    7 509 497 494
    8 489 476 473
    9 472 460 456
    10 422 406 378
    16 373 357 329
    26 321 305 276
    Single S. 147
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1298 1285 1273
    2 755 749 743
    3 644 638 631
    4 566 560 553
    5 511 505 498
    6 470 464 458
    7 465 459 452
    8 444 438 431
    9 428 422 415
    10 390 384 378
    16 342 335 329
    26 289 283 276
    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.