Private 1 Day Tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Bird Nest and Water Cube

Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Bird Nest and Water Cube one day trip

Tour code: BJ-PO-03-D
Focus:Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Bird Nest and Water Cube, Beijing one day tour
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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
  • End place: hotel in Beijing

Itinerary

Forbidden City photoPick you up from hotel at 08:30 am by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle.

Visit Tiananmen Square -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. Take a stroll in the square.

From the north end of Tiananmen Square, we will enter the Forbidden City -also called Palace Museum. It 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. Visit Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for about 1.5 to 2 hours.

Proceed to restaurant to have lunch and a short rest.

Bird NestAfter lunch, proceed to visit the Olympic Venues including Bird's 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.

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.
( Lunch )

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  • Include ↓
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Lunch,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.