Beijing 6 days Taoist Private Package Tour

6 days Taoist trip to Beijing

Tour code: BJ-PH-03Taoist
Focus: Beijing 6 days private Taoist tour, Taoist package private tour, 6 days Beijing Taoist 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. Dongyue Taoist Temple, Lunch, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City.(Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Temple of Heaven, Jingshan Park, Lunch, Taste Chinese Tea, Houhai Area, Huodezhenjun Taoist Temple, Beijing Hutong. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Lvzugong Temple, Summer Palace, Enjoy Acrobatic Show. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5. Mutianyu Great Wall, Baiyunguan Taoist Temple. Visit a street to discover Taoist Supplies. (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. Dongyue Taoist Temple, Lunch, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City.
Forbidden City PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Dongyue Taoist Temple. Dongyue Temple is one of the most well-known Daoist temples built in Yuan Dynasty with a history of more than 600 years. It is also the museum putting on a series of exbitions themed on folk custom of old Beijing. Every year, the Temple Fair for the Spring Festival is held here, showing many folk custom performances.

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.

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


Day 3. Temple of Heaven, Jingshan Park, Taste Chinese Tea, Houhai Area, Huodezhenjun Taoist Temple, Beijing Hutong.
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

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.

Then visit Jingshan 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.

After lunch, 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.

Photo of Beijing HutongThe we will transfer you to the Houhai Area. Houhai is a part of Shichahai Lake. The bar street in this area is famous in Beijing.

Visit Huodezhenjun Taoist Temple. Located on the east bank of Shichahai Lake, the Huodezhenjun Taoist Temple was first built in 632. It is the biggest and oldest temple sacrifice the God of the fire.

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.

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

Day 4. Lvzugong Temple, Summer Palace, Enjoy Acrobatic Show.
Photo of Summer PalaceBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Lvzugong Temple. Lvzugong Temple is one of the important Taoist Temples in Beijing, with a history of about 150 years.

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.

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

Day 5. Mutianyu Great Wall, Baiyunguan Taoist Temple. Visit a street to discover Taoist Supplies.
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.

Then visit Baiyunguan Taoist Temple. First built in 739 during the Tang Dynasty, Baiyunguan Temple is one of the three "ancestral courts" of the Quanzhen School of Taoism. It is the largest Daoist architectural complex in Beijing. The temple houses many valued cultural relics, including Ming Zhengtong Daozang, Stone Statue of Lao Zi of Tang Dynasty, Stone Carving of Yuan Dyansty.

Visit a street to discover Taoist Supplies.

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 1807 1727 1608
    2 1007 967 908
    3 932 892 833
    4 881 841 781
    5 840 801 741
    6 814 774 715
    7 812 772 713
    8 797 757 698
    9 785 746 686
    10 615 595 555
    16 568 548 508
    26 519 499 460
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1513 1434 1354
    2 860 820 781
    3 785 745 706
    4 734 694 654
    5 694 654 614
    6 667 627 588
    7 665 625 586
    8 650 610 571
    9 639 599 559
    10 587 528 488
    16 540 481 441
    26 491 432 392
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1299 1212 1212
    2 753 709 709
    3 678 634 634
    4 627 583 583
    5 587 543 543
    6 560 516 516
    7 558 514 514
    8 543 499 499
    9 531 488 488
    10 476 456 417
    16 429 409 370
    26 380 361 321
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1172 1140 1132
    2 689 674 670
    3 614 598 594
    4 563 547 543
    5 523 507 503
    6 496 480 476
    7 494 479 475
    8 479 464 460
    9 468 452 448
    10 417 397 361
    16 370 350 314
    26 321 301 265
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1061 1045 1029
    2 634 626 618
    3 559 551 543
    4 508 500 492
    5 467 460 452
    6 441 433 425
    7 439 431 423
    8 424 416 408
    9 412 404 396
    10 377 369 361
    16 330 322 314
    26 281 273 265
    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 2013 1934 1815
    2 1110 1070 1011
    3 1006 966 907
    4 936 897 837
    5 885 845 786
    6 851 811 752
    7 832 793 733
    8 815 775 716
    9 801 762 702
    10 629 609 570
    16 580 560 520
    26 527 507 467
    Single S. 501
    WaldorfAstoria
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1720 1640 1561
    2 963 924 884
    3 859 819 780
    4 789 750 710
    5 738 698 659
    6 704 664 625
    7 685 646 606
    8 668 628 589
    9 654 615 575
    10 601 542 502
    16 552 493 453
    26 499 439 400
    Single S. 354
    PrimeHotel
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1505 1418 1418
    2 856 812 812
    3 752 708 708
    4 682 639 639
    5 631 587 587
    6 597 553 553
    7 578 535 535
    8 561 517 517
    9 547 504 504
    10 490 470 431
    16 441 421 381
    26 388 368 328
    Single S. 247
    Qianmen
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 1378 1347 1339
    2 793 777 773
    3 688 672 668
    4 619 603 599
    5 567 552 548
    6 533 517 513
    7 515 499 495
    8 497 481 477
    9 484 468 464
    10 431 411 375
    16 381 362 326
    26 328 308 273
    Single S. 183
    KingParkview
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 1267 1251 1235
    2 737 729 721
    3 633 625 617
    4 563 555 547
    5 512 504 496
    6 478 470 462
    7 459 451 443
    8 442 434 426
    9 428 420 412
    10 391 383 375
    16 342 334 326
    26 288 281 273
    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.