Beijing 6 days culture package tour

6 days Beijing tour to touch ancient Chinese culture including hotel

Tour code: BJ-PH-03Culture
Focus: Beijing 6 days tour, Culture package tour, 6 days Beijing culture 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, National Museum, Lunch, Forbidden City, Beijing Hutong, Houhai area. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, Sacred Way, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Enjoy the Highlights of Ancient Chinese Mural, Local Architecture Museum, Local culture museum, Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. 798 Art Zone, Lunch, China Film Museum, Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner. (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, National Museum, Forbidden City, Beijing Hutong, Houhai area.
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.

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.

Photo of Beijing HutongAfter lunch, visit Forbidden City, which 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, Forbidden Ctiy consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

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.

Then visit Houhai area. It is a part of Shichahai Lake. The bar street in this area is famous in Beijing.

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

Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, Sacred Way, 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.

Then visit Sacred Way. The Sacred Way stretches 7 kilometers from south to north through the center of the tombs area. It was originally built for the first tomb Changling - the tomb of Emperor Yongle, the most powerful emperor in the Ming dynasty. But as the later tombs were built either to the right or to the left, it became the main road to all of them. They formed one group, but each tomb is independent of the other. Each lies at the foot of a hill.

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. Enjoy the Highlights of Ancient Chinese Mural, Local Architecture Museum, Local culture museum, Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai.
Architecture Museum PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to enjoy masterpiece of mural painting dating back to Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). The painting adopt the traditional Chinese realistic painting method characterized by fine brush work and close attention in detail. All painters were recruited from all over China and worked under the supervision of famous court painters.

Then visit a local Architecture Museum. It is the first thematic museum collecting, studying and displaying the Chinese ancient architecture technology, art and developing history.

Vist a local culture museum. It is a culture museum to show the ancient capital style of Beijing. the predecessor of the museum is a temple which was first built by the emperor Shenzong in Ming dynasty for his mother. It was called the first temple in the capital at that time.

Move on to visit Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai. 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.
Among the shops on Qianmen Street, Rongbaozhai (Studio of Glorious Treasures) is the most famous with a history of over 200 years. the craftsmen here used traditional technique of woodblock color printing to reproduce many internationally renowned reproductions of Chinese paintings.

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

Day 5. 798 Art Zone, Lunch, China Film Museum, Acrobatic Show, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner.
Photo of Acrobatic ShowBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit 798 Art Zone. Beijing 798 Art Zone, occupies an area of 0.6 square kilometers, was built based on an old factory, 798 factory. With many art organizations and artists's coming, the zone becomes a well-known center of culture and art in Beijing. Many travelers come to feel the art atmosphere.

After lunch, we will visit China Film Museum. China National Film Museum is the biggest film museum in the world, showing the history of 100 years of Chinese cinema. The Museum has 20 exhibition halls, housing 1500 films, and 4300 stills from works of 450 filmmakers. It also boasts the largest screen in Asia.

Enjoy Acrobatic Show and have Roast Duck Dinner. Acrobatic show has been existent in China for more than two thousand years. It is one of the most popular art forms in China.
Beijing Roast Duck is delicious food with Beijing local flavor. Eating Peking duck is seen to be one of the two things you are absolutely supposed to do while in Beijing.

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

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 1846 1766 1647
    2 1039 1000 940
    3 958 919 859
    4 907 867 808
    5 866 827 767
    6 835 795 735
    7 833 793 733
    8 818 778 718
    9 806 766 707
    10 632 612 573
    16 585 565 525
    26 536 516 477
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1552 1473 1393
    2 893 853 813
    3 812 772 732
    4 760 720 681
    5 720 680 640
    6 688 648 608
    7 686 646 606
    8 671 631 591
    9 659 619 580
    10 604 545 505
    16 557 498 458
    26 508 449 409
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1338 1250 1250
    2 785 742 742
    3 704 661 661
    4 653 609 609
    5 612 569 569
    6 581 537 537
    7 579 535 535
    8 564 520 520
    9 552 508 508
    10 493 474 434
    16 446 426 387
    26 397 377 338
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1211 1179 1171
    2 722 706 702
    3 641 625 621
    4 589 574 570
    5 549 533 529
    6 517 501 497
    7 515 499 495
    8 500 484 480
    9 488 473 469
    10 434 414 378
    16 387 367 331
    26 338 318 282
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1100 1084 1068
    2 666 658 650
    3 585 577 570
    4 534 526 518
    5 493 485 477
    6 462 454 446
    7 460 452 444
    8 445 437 429
    9 433 425 417
    10 394 386 378
    16 347 339 331
    26 298 290 282
    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 2052 1973 1854
    2 1143 1103 1043
    3 1033 993 933
    4 962 923 863
    5 911 871 812
    6 872 832 772
    7 853 813 754
    8 835 796 736
    9 822 782 723
    10 647 627 587
    16 597 577 537
    26 543 524 484
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1758 1679 1600
    2 996 956 916
    3 886 846 806
    4 816 776 736
    5 764 724 685
    6 725 685 645
    7 706 666 627
    8 689 649 609
    9 675 635 596
    10 619 559 520
    16 569 510 470
    26 516 456 416
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1544 1457 1457
    2 889 845 845
    3 779 735 735
    4 708 665 665
    5 657 613 613
    6 618 574 574
    7 599 555 555
    8 581 538 538
    9 568 524 524
    10 508 488 448
    16 458 438 399
    26 405 385 345
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1417 1385 1377
    2 825 809 805
    3 715 699 695
    4 645 629 625
    5 593 577 574
    6 554 538 534
    7 536 520 516
    8 518 502 498
    9 504 488 484
    10 448 428 393
    16 399 379 343
    26 345 325 290
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1306 1290 1274
    2 770 762 754
    3 659 652 644
    4 589 581 574
    5 538 530 522
    6 499 491 483
    7 480 472 464
    8 462 454 447
    9 449 441 433
    10 408 400 393
    16 359 351 343
    26 305 297 290
    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.