Beijing 6 days history package tour

6 days Beijing tour to know about Chinese history including hotel

Tour code: BJ-PH-03History
Focus: Beijing 6 days tour, Beijing History package tour, 6 days Beijing history 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. Temple from Tang Dynasty, Imperial College, Lunch, City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty, Chinese Tea Tasting, Beijing Hutong since Yuan dynasty. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, Lunch, Mutianyu Great Wall.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. City Wall from Ming Dynasty, Temple and Music from Ming Dynasty, Lunch, Mural of Ming Dynasy, Imperial Park start from Yuan Dynasty. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Tiananmen Square since Ming Dynasty, National Museum, Imperial Palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty - Forbidden City, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. (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.Temple from Tang Dynasty, Imperial College, City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty, Chinese Tea Tasting, Beijing Hutong since Yuan dynasty.
Photo of Beijing HutongBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Visit a temple from Tang Dynasty. It is an old temple with the longest history in Beijing. The temple is an important place to train young Sangha and study Buddhist culture. As the ancient architecture of Qing dynasty, it was also listed in the fifth National Key Culture Relics Protection Units.

Then visit Imperial College. It was the the highest learning institute during Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Emperors in imperial China used to frequent the place to read Confucian classics to thousands of students.

After lunch, visit City Wall Ruin Park of Yuan Dynasty. The Park was located on the relices of Tucheng City of Yuan Dynasty, which was built from 1267 to 1276. The remains of the city wall has a length of 4,173 meters.

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.

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.

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

Day 3. Underground Palace of Ming Tomb, 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.

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. City Wall from Ming Dynasty, Temple and Music from Ming Dynasty, Lunch, Mural of Ming Dynasy, Imperial Park start from Yuan Dynasty.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit City Wall from Ming Dynasty. 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.

Then visit a temple and Music from Ming Dynasty. Built in 1443, the temple is a Buddhist temple. It preserves the only wooden structures and groups of buildings from the Ming Dynasty in Beijing. It is also renowned for statues, Buddhist Scriptures, murals and Buddhist music.

After lunch, vist a temple to enjoy Mural of Ming Dynasy. It covers about 20,000 square meters. The legacy and main features of this temple are the paintings with high artistic value. The images of the characters on the exquisite murals are so vivid and colorful that even 600 years have passed they never changed. This is quite precious Chinese ancient mural art.

Move on to visit an Imperial Park start from Yuan Dynasty, 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.

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

Day 5. Tiananmen Square since Ming Dynasty, National Museum, Imperial Palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty - Forbidden City, Outside view of Bird Nest and Water Cube.
Tiananmen Square PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit visit Tiananmen Square. First built in 1417 during the Ming Dynasty, 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.

After lunch, vist imperial Palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty - Forbidden City. Known as the Palace Museum, Forbidden City is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years. As one of the World Cultural Relics, the palace consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

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 tour.
(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 1829 1749 1630
    2 1029 989 929
    3 953 914 854
    4 902 863 803
    5 862 823 763
    6 835 796 736
    7 834 794 734
    8 819 779 719
    9 807 767 708
    10 637 617 577
    16 590 570 530
    26 541 521 481
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1535 1456 1376
    2 882 842 802
    3 807 767 727
    4 756 716 676
    5 715 676 636
    6 689 649 609
    7 687 647 607
    8 672 632 592
    9 660 621 581
    10 609 549 510
    16 562 502 463
    26 513 454 414
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1321 1233 1233
    2 775 731 731
    3 699 656 656
    4 648 605 605
    5 608 565 565
    6 582 538 538
    7 580 536 536
    8 565 521 521
    9 553 509 509
    10 498 478 438
    16 451 431 391
    26 402 382 343
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1194 1162 1154
    2 711 695 691
    3 636 620 616
    4 585 569 565
    5 545 529 525
    6 518 502 498
    7 516 500 496
    8 501 485 481
    9 490 474 470
    10 438 418 383
    16 391 371 336
    26 343 323 287
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1083 1067 1051
    2 656 648 640
    3 580 573 565
    4 529 521 514
    5 489 481 473
    6 462 455 447
    7 461 453 445
    8 446 438 430
    9 434 426 418
    10 399 391 383
    16 352 344 336
    26 303 295 287
    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 2035 1956 1837
    2 1132 1092 1033
    3 1028 988 928
    4 958 918 859
    5 907 867 807
    6 873 833 773
    7 854 814 755
    8 837 797 737
    9 823 783 724
    10 651 631 591
    16 602 582 542
    26 548 528 489
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1741 1662 1583
    2 985 945 906
    3 881 841 801
    4 811 771 732
    5 760 720 680
    6 726 686 646
    7 707 667 628
    8 690 650 610
    9 676 636 597
    10 623 564 524
    16 574 514 475
    26 521 461 421
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1527 1440 1440
    2 878 834 834
    3 774 730 730
    4 704 660 660
    5 653 609 609
    6 619 575 575
    7 600 556 556
    8 583 539 539
    9 569 525 525
    10 512 492 453
    16 463 443 403
    26 409 390 350
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1400 1368 1360
    2 814 798 794
    3 710 694 690
    4 640 625 621
    5 589 573 569
    6 555 539 535
    7 537 521 517
    8 519 503 499
    9 505 490 486
    10 453 433 397
    16 403 383 348
    26 350 330 294
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1289 1273 1257
    2 759 751 743
    3 655 647 639
    4 585 577 569
    5 534 526 518
    6 499 492 484
    7 481 473 465
    8 464 456 448
    9 450 442 434
    10 413 405 397
    16 364 356 348
    26 310 302 294
    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.