Beijing 4 Days Private Package Tour for European Travelers

4 Days Beijing Package trip for travelers from Europe

Tour code: BJ-PH-03Euro
Focus: Beijing 4 days tour, Badaling Great Wall package tour, 4 days Beijing trip
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 4 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, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Ming Tombs, Mutianyu Great Wall. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Jingshan Park, Houhai Area, Beijing Hutong, Old City Wall of Beijing, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. Transfer to airport for departure. (Breakfast, Lunch)

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.

Temple of Heaven PhotoDrive 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.

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 hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 3.Ming Tombs, Mutianyu Great Wall.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Photo of Mutianyu Great WallDrive one and half hours to visit Ming Tomb, which is the final resting place of 13 Ming Dynasty emperors, along with 23 empresses and a number of concubines. It has a history of over 600 years. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, the Ming Tombs features splendid landscape.
Chang Ling (the Tomb of Chang) was built by the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in 1409 AD. Chang Ling is the largest tomb in architectural scale. The hall of Chang Ling is the largest structure of nanmu wood in China. Drive one and half hours to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall.

After lunch, we will drive 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.

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

Day 4.Jingshan Park, Houhai Area, Beijing Hutong, Old City Wall of Beijing, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. Transfer to airport for departure.
Photo of Beijing HutongBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Jinshan Park. Jingshan is an artificial hill made from the soil which was excavated for the moats of the Forbidden City. Jingshan consists of five individual peaks, and on the top of each peak there lies an elaborate pavilion. Once as an imperial garden, the Jingshan park was situated right on the north of the Forbidden City.

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

Then 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.

Visit Old City Wall of Beijing. 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.

Photo of Bird NestHave 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 to airport for departure after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


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 1203 1155 1084
    2 675 651 616
    3 621 598 562
    4 581 558 522
    5 551 527 492
    6 530 507 471
    7 532 509 473
    8 521 497 461
    9 511 488 452
    10 406 394 370
    16 372 360 336
    26 337 325 301
    Single S. 302
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1027 979 931
    2 587 563 539
    3 533 509 486
    4 493 470 446
    5 463 439 415
    6 442 418 395
    7 444 420 397
    8 432 409 385
    9 423 399 376
    10 389 353 329
    16 355 319 295
    26 320 285 261
    Single S. 214
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 898 846 846
    2 523 497 497
    3 469 443 443
    4 429 403 403
    5 399 373 373
    6 378 352 352
    7 380 354 354
    8 368 342 342
    9 359 333 333
    10 322 310 287
    16 288 276 253
    26 254 242 218
    Single S. 150
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 822 803 798
    2 485 475 473
    3 431 421 419
    4 391 381 379
    5 361 351 349
    6 340 330 328
    7 342 332 330
    8 330 321 318
    9 321 311 309
    10 287 275 253
    16 253 241 219
    26 218 206 185
    Single S. 112
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 755 746 736
    2 451 447 442
    3 398 393 388
    4 358 353 348
    5 327 323 318
    6 307 302 297
    7 309 304 299
    8 297 292 287
    9 288 283 278
    10 263 258 253
    16 229 224 219
    26 194 190 185
    Single S. 78
    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 1362 1314 1243
    2 754 731 695
    3 677 653 617
    4 623 599 564
    5 584 561 525
    6 558 534 499
    7 548 524 489
    8 534 511 475
    9 524 500 464
    10 417 405 381
    16 381 369 345
    26 343 331 307
    Single S. 302
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1185 1138 1090
    2 666 643 619
    3 589 565 541
    4 535 511 487
    5 496 473 449
    6 470 446 422
    7 460 436 413
    8 446 423 399
    9 436 412 388
    10 400 364 340
    16 364 328 304
    26 326 290 266
    Single S. 214
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1057 1004 1004
    2 602 576 576
    3 525 498 498
    4 471 445 445
    5 432 406 406
    6 406 380 380
    7 396 370 370
    8 382 356 356
    9 371 345 345
    10 333 321 298
    16 297 285 262
    26 259 247 224
    Single S. 150
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 981 962 957
    2 564 554 552
    3 486 477 475
    4 433 423 421
    5 394 384 382
    6 368 358 356
    7 358 348 346
    8 344 334 332
    9 333 324 321
    10 298 286 264
    16 262 250 228
    26 224 212 190
    Single S. 112
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 914 904 895
    2 531 526 521
    3 453 448 444
    4 399 395 390
    5 361 356 351
    6 334 330 325
    7 324 320 315
    8 311 306 301
    9 300 295 290
    10 274 269 264
    16 238 233 228
    26 200 195 190
    Single S. 78
    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.