Beijing Forbidden City Private Tour

The whole palace complex of Forbidden City consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms. Most Beijing tour routes leave 1.5 to 2 hours time to visit Forbidden City. Only the main building along central axis will be visited. Actually, some buildings on east or west sides are very interesting. Some travelers ask our tour guide, why not visit all buildings of Forbidden City. It needs more than one day to see all buildings carefully in the palace.
Beijingservice Team designed Forbidden City private tour to offers more options for travelers to discover the former palace of ancient China.

Forbidden City Private Tour Routes

Forbidden City half day private tour

This half day tour is designed for most travelers, especially for business travelers. There is 4 to 5 hours at leisure, then lets visit Forbidden City, the must visit place in Beijing. The tour will visit main buildings of Forbidden city from South to North along Central axis.

Forbidden City one day private tour
The tour make it possible to discover all opening places of Forbidden City. East part, west park, central axis, the back garden.

Forbidden City ad-don private tour
If you already visited the central axis with an organized tour. It is not enough, Forbidden City central axis is only part of Forbidden City. Take this tour with Beijingservice team to discover more details of this amazing Palace. According to your visiting speed, the tour can be complete within half day or one day.
Forbidden City ad-don half day private tour
Forbidden City ad-don one day private tour

Forbidden City layover tour
Start and end the tour in Beijing International Airport. If you have more than 5 hours in airport, why not take a visiting to Forbidden City. The tour is available via private car or subway. Deposit your luggage in airport please.

Forbidden City Style building complex and bird-view of Forbidden City
Forbidden City is not open on Monday. It is trgerty if you only have one day time in Beijing.   Don't worry, Beijingservice may show you the same style building in Beijing and give you a chance to have a bird view of Forbidden City.

Forbidden City Fanatics
Two days is needed if you are Fanatics of Forbidden City. Beijingservice team designed a two days tour to discover the former imperial palace.
2 days Forbidden City and the nearby area
Day 1. Tiananmen Square, Altar of Land and Grain, Ancestral Temple, Jingshan Park, Beihai Park.
Day 2. Forbidden City.

Beijing One Day Private Tour Covers Forbidden City
Beijing downtown one day tour covers Forbidden City and other one or two top attractions in Beijing.
BJ-PO-03-D Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Bird Nest and Water Cube
BJ-PO-04-A Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace
BJ-PO-04-B Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace
See more Beijing one day tour or downtown Beijing private tour

Beijing Package Tour Covers Forbidden City
Most Beijing private tour package covers Forbidden City.
We suggest Beijing classic 4 days private tour.
See more Beijing package tour.


Usually we do not arrange meal in Forbidden City, because most travelers will visit Forbidden City for about 1.5 hours. But we can find a place for travelers to have lunch in Forbidden City. It is convenient if you take a tour more than half day.


Forbidden City is located in downtown area of Beijing. Beijingservice can arrange private vehicle, public bus, subway or even on foot to complete this tour. Please inform us the address of your hotel, then we will tailor your tour.  


Most tour guide of Beijingservice speak English. Please inform us if you need Spanish French or German speaking guide.


The entry tickets needs to be reserved on-line with full name on passport, passport number and nationality. We need stand in line to buy tickets if you prefer not to reserve tickets, which will waste much time.


Beijingservice can arrange a room in hotel near Forbidden City. Travelers may reach Forbidden City within 10 minutes to Forbidden City. This is very convenient to enjoy the moat and corner of Forbidden City.


Toilet is available in Forbidden City.

Tour arrangement

Please contact us if you can not find your preferred Forbidden City private tour products. We will tailor a tour based on your request: