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Itinerary
Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel at about 08:30am this morning.

Start from Tian'anmen Square, the largest city square in the world. Constructed more than 500 years ago during the Ming Dynasty, Tian'anmen Square has witnessed the great development of the country. Now many of the national ceremonies are held on the square.

When you walk to the northern end of the square and cross Chang'an Avenue, you will come to the Forbidden City. Known as the largest imperial palaces complex in the world, the Forbidden City has more than 8,000 houses and palaces where stores large collection of historical items. The typical royal buildings of high red walls capped with golden roofs will take you back to the prosperous Ming and Qing dynasties (14th century to early 20th century).

Lunch will be arranged on your own. You may get some suggestions about good restaurants nearby for lunch from your guide.

Continue the visit to the Badaling Great Wall in the afternoon. Known as one of the eight wonders of the world, the Great Wall assembles the wisdom and diligence of the ancient Chinese people. Badaling Great Wall, the elite section of China Great Wall, is the best-preserved Ming-dynasty Great Wall and reputed for its majesty and strategic importance.

After the tour you will be transfered back to you hotel.

You should wear as comfortable shoes as possible because you will have a lot of walking.
Locations visited
The Great Wall at Badaling
Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
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Overview
Delve into China’s rich history on a private full-day tour to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China. You’ll tour two UNESCO World Heritage Sites with your guide, gaining insight into the lives of the emperors at majestic Forbidden City, and learning about recent events at Tiananmen Square. Have time to purchase lunch, then leave the city limits to reach the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Enjoy strolling along the ramparts of the famous Great Wall of China before returning to your Beijing hotel.
Highlights
  • Private full-day tour of Beijing with Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Great Wall of China at Badaling
  • See important monuments in Tiananmen Square
  • Tour the Forbidden City complex and take in its elaborate design and decor
  • Explore the well-preserved Badaling section of the Great Wall of China
  • Snap photos of the lush mountains and Great Wall of China
  • Includes entrance tickets, private transportation and guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Start to China Tour with Maggie

My wife and I went on the private 8-day tour for our first visit to China. Travel China Guide made the whole experience easy with clear instructions and great coordination. We were extremely pleased with our tour guide, Maggie. Her English was very good and...More

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Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris H, We are happy to see your comments on Tripadvisor! Thank you for sharing your fantastic experience in Beijing with us. From your words we learn that you were very satisfied with the service of our guide Maggie and our driver as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Way To Spend The Day In Beijing!

If you want to get the most out of a day in Beijing, this is the tour for you! Just make sure that you are comfortably dressed, have great walking shoes, and a good night's rest prior because there is a lot to cover. Travel...More

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Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rickbranchsr, We are grateful for your review regarding your Beijing tour as well as our service, especially our guide Cactus here. What a nice thing to hear that our arrangements have met your expectation. We sincerely hope to have your continuance confidence in our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excelent tour in Beijing

My husband and I traveled with Travel China Guide and had an excellent experience. Our guide in Beijing, Maggie, helped us a lot to get to know this beautiful place better. We highly recommend this operator !!More

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Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Katya V, Thank you for choosing us to arrange your Beijing tour and sharing this positive feedback regarding our service, especially our guide Maggie. We feel more than happy that you enjoyed your time in Beijing - an ancient capital city with long history....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience! Bring sneakers

Excellent tour, and our tour guide, Eric, was great. The great wall is a lot more steep than it looks, so be prepared for what basically amounts to a lot of hiking!More

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Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear jonathanechevers, Thank you for posting your Beijing tour comment and giving praise to our professional guide Eric here. We are glad to know that you had an excellent tour. Meanwhile, we appreciate your suggestion which will be a great help for other travelers. Thanks...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018
This trip is really worth it !! Great tour guide-Lily!

My family and I only had a few days in Beijing and this was the perfect trip for us. Our tour guide, Lily, was tremendously friendly and made my familys' experience in Beijing really great. Being a good tour guide is one thing, but being...More

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Gloria G, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Jjyeoh2018, Thank you for sharing your Beijing tour experience and giving us such a highly praise on Tripadvisor. From your words we can see that our guide Lily, who is always caring for our clients and full of knowledge, has brought you a fantastic...More

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