Beijing 6 days Catholic Private Package Tour

6 days Catholic trip to Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-03Catholic
Focus: Beijing 6 days Catholic tour, Catholic package tour, 6 days Beijing Catholic private tour
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 6 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, Beijing Hutong, East Catholic Church, Wangfujing Street. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Local Style Church, Ourside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Qianmen Area. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. South Catholic Church, Capital Museum, Summer Palace. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. West Catholic Church, National Museum, North Catholic Church, Beihai Park. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 6. 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, Beijing Hutong, East Catholic Church, Wangfujing Street.
Forbidden City PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive 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.

After lunch, 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.

Then visit East Catholic Church. Also called St Joseph's Church, it is the second oldest Church in Beijing. Built in 1655, the church is a three-story Roman architecture, mixing Chinese features in its design. Many precious religious paintings drawn by Giuseppe Castiglione are preserved inside. A larege suqare was built surround the church.

Visit Wangfujing Street. Located near Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City, Wangfujing Street is the busiest commercial area in Beijing. It is a pedestrian street with shopping malls, booksores, souvenir shops, and the snack stores. The street is more active in the night.

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


Day 3. Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Local Style Church, Ourside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube, Qianmen Area.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Photo of Mutianyu Great WallDrive to 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.

After lunch, visit a Beijing Local Style Church. The Church was built in 2009 built by the local priests in Beijing.

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.

Visit Qianmen Area. Near Tian'anmen Square, Qianmen Street is a renowned pedestrian street, with 840 meters long and 21 meters wide. The buildings in this street resemble the late Qing Dynasty. Many time-honored brands can be found here, such as Tongrentang, Ruifuxiang, Zhangyiyuan, Neiliansheng, Quanjude, Douyichu etc.

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

Day 4. South Catholic Church, Capital Museum, Summer Palace.
Photo of Summer PalaceBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit South Catholic Church. South Catholic Church is the oldest Catholic church in Beijing. It was first built in 1605 by the Italian missionary, Mattoeo Ricci. The building is Baroque style, but the gate is Chinese style.

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.

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

Day 5. West Catholic Church, National Museum, North Catholic Church, Beihai Park.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit West Catholic Church. West Catholic Church is Gothic architecture. It was first built in 1723 by the Italian Lazarist missionary, Teodorico Pedrini. The church is the smallest among the four Catholic churches in Beijing.

Then visit National Museum. The National Museum of China consists of two separate museums: the Museum of the Chinese Revolution in the northern wing and the National Museum of Chinese History in the southern wing. The National Museum of China houses over 620,385 cultural items in its permanent art collection. The museum also possess many Chinese historical artifacts that would not be found in other museums such as the heaviest ancient bronze- Simuwu Ding.

Visit North Catholic Church. North Catholic Church is located on the Xishiku Street. It was first built in1703 and now is the largest Catholic Church in Beijing Parish. The style of the building is the typical Gothic style, surrounded by stylobates of Chinese style. The church is once the highest single building in the inner city of Bejing.

Move on to 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. Spend around one hour in the park.

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

Day 6. 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 1780 1700 1581
    2 980 940 881
    3 905 865 806
    4 854 814 754
    5 814 774 714
    6 787 747 688
    7 785 745 686
    8 770 730 671
    9 758 719 659
    10 588 568 528
    16 541 521 481
    26 492 472 433
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1486 1407 1327
    2 833 793 754
    3 758 718 679
    4 707 667 627
    5 667 627 587
    6 640 600 561
    7 638 598 559
    8 623 583 544
    9 612 572 532
    10 560 501 461
    16 513 454 414
    26 464 405 365
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1272 1185 1185
    2 726 682 682
    3 651 607 607
    4 600 556 556
    5 560 516 516
    6 533 489 489
    7 531 487 487
    8 516 472 472
    9 504 461 461
    10 449 429 390
    16 402 382 343
    26 353 334 294
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1145 1113 1105
    2 662 647 643
    3 587 571 567
    4 536 520 516
    5 496 480 476
    6 469 453 449
    7 467 452 448
    8 452 437 433
    9 441 425 421
    10 390 370 334
    16 343 323 287
    26 294 274 238
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1034 1018 1002
    2 607 599 591
    3 532 524 516
    4 481 473 465
    5 440 433 425
    6 414 406 398
    7 412 404 396
    8 397 389 381
    9 385 377 369
    10 350 342 334
    16 303 295 287
    26 254 246 238
    Single S. 128
    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 1986 1907 1788
    2 1083 1043 984
    3 979 939 880
    4 909 870 810
    5 858 818 759
    6 824 784 725
    7 805 766 706
    8 788 748 689
    9 774 735 675
    10 602 582 543
    16 553 533 493
    26 500 480 440
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1693 1613 1534
    2 936 897 857
    3 832 792 753
    4 762 723 683
    5 711 671 632
    6 677 637 598
    7 658 619 579
    8 641 601 562
    9 627 588 548
    10 574 515 475
    16 525 466 426
    26 472 412 373
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1478 1391 1391
    2 829 785 785
    3 725 681 681
    4 655 612 612
    5 604 560 560
    6 570 526 526
    7 551 508 508
    8 534 490 490
    9 520 477 477
    10 463 444 404
    16 414 394 354
    26 361 341 301
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1351 1320 1312
    2 766 750 746
    3 661 645 642
    4 592 576 572
    5 540 525 521
    6 506 490 486
    7 488 472 468
    8 470 454 450
    9 457 441 437
    10 404 384 348
    16 354 335 299
    26 301 281 246
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1240 1224 1208
    2 710 702 694
    3 606 598 590
    4 536 528 520
    5 485 477 469
    6 451 443 435
    7 432 424 416
    8 415 407 399
    9 401 393 385
    10 364 356 348
    16 315 307 299
    26 261 254 246
    Single S. 128
    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.