Beijing Highlights One Day Tour

Beijing One Day Tour of National Museum, Tiananmen Square, Ancentral Temple and Ancient Observatory

Tour code: BJ-PO-9f
Focus: National Museum, Tiananmen Square, Ascending Tiananmen Rostrum, Ancentral Temple, Ancient Observatory, Chinese Tea.
Updated: 2017-September-02

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: hotel in Beijing
  • Finishing place: hotel in Beijing

Itinerary

Tiananmen SquareBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to 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.

Then 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. Ascending Tiananmen Rostrum to overlook the square.

After lunch, visit Ancentral Temple. Located on the east side of Tian'anmen Square, Working People's Culture Palace was the ancentral temple where mperors offered sacrifices to their ancestors in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Covering an area of 139,650 square meters, it was built in the Ming dynasty in year 1420 and is one of the most well preserved intact Ming architecture building groups.

Beijing Ancient ObservatoryMove on visit Ancient Observatory. As one of the oldest observatories in the world, the Beijing Ancient Observatory covers an area of 10,000 square meters. Eight bronzed astronomical instruments stand on this platform, all of which are ornately carved, having been well preserved since the time of the Qing Dynasty.
They are huge but exquisitely carved. The design of the instruments reflects both the influence of Oriental craftsmanship and European Renaissance understanding of measurements and physics. Its rich history spans more than five hundred years, making it one of the most historically interesting observatories in the world.

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.

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

Quotation Based on One Shopping per Day

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2017 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Ms.Lisa ,          Updated: 2017-September-02)

  • 1 people: 155
  • 2 people: 95
  • 3 people: 77
  • 4 people: 68
  • 5 people: 61
  • 6 people: 56
  • 7 people: 56
  • 8 people: 53
  • 9 people: 51
  • 10-15people: 46
  • 16-25people: 38
  • 26-37people: 29
Note: Above normal tour 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.

Quotation for No-Shopping Tour

  • 1 people: 203
  • 2 people: 119
  • 3 people: 96
  • 4 people: 82
  • 5 people: 72
  • 6 people: 65
  • 7 people: 60
  • 8 people: 57
  • 9 people: 55
  • 10-15people: 49
  • 16-25people: 41
  • 26-37people: 31
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  • Include ↓
  • 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 ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.