Classic Beijing Public Bus City Tour

Beijing Public Bus Tour to Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

Tour code: BJ-PO-50a
Focus: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Bejing city tour
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: Beijing private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: about 8 hours
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: hotel in Beijing
  • Finishing place: hotel in Beijing

Itinerary

Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide at 08:30.

Forbidden CityTake public bus or subway to 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 Forbidden City. Known as the Palace Museum, the Forbidden City is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. It was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years. As one of the World Cultural Relics, Forbidden City consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

Summer PalaceMove on 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.

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 your hotel after the whole day tour.
(Lunch)

Quotation for No-Shopping Tour

  • 1 people: 154
  • 2 people: 102
  • 3 people: 90
  • 4 people: 81
  • 5 people: 75
  • 6 people: 70
  • 7 people: 69
  • 8 people: 66
  • 9 people: 65
  • 10-15people: 59
  • 16-25people: 52
  • 26-37people: 44
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  • Include ↓
  • Public bus / subway / Taxi when necessary,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Lunch,
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.