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Full-Day Beijing Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace Tour provided by Top China Travel

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Full-Day Beijing Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace Tour

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2 adults
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With large gaps between metro stations and buses signed only in Chinese, navigating Beijing on public transport takes time. See the sights without busting your budget on this action-packed guided day tour, tailor-made for first-time visitors—and complete with downtown hotel transfers. Hit the Big Four—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace—enjoy a local lunch, shop for pearls, and visit a Chinese medicine store.
  • See Beijing’s most famous historic highlights with a guide
  • Hit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a single day
  • Savor an authentic Chinese lunch in a typical local restaurant
  • No need to worry about navigating the city: Tour collects from your door
Important Information
8–10 hours
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (hotel within Sihuan/3 Ring Road)
  • English-speaking tour guide service
  • A Chinese lunch at local restaurant
  • Group transfer service during the tour
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • China visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour is not suitable for Chinese or overseas Chinese tourists
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elizabeth G wrote a review Mar 2020
New Zealand3 contributions
This tour is good if you have a short time in Beijing and want to tick these three off in a fairly 'hands-off' tour style. We were taken to a pearl shop and chinese medicine school but were in no way pressured to buy anything (and the foot massage was lovely - worth the 5 cny
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Date of experience: January 2020
janetg0h wrote a review Jan 2020
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We were very disappointed with the hotel in Beijing as it is tucked in a small lane and we literally had to wheel our heavy suitcases to the main road taking us 10 mins or so. Moreover, it was in November and it was cold. There's absolutely no help from the tour bus driver or
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Date of experience: November 2019
Tanya Bower wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
Raylene He was our trip adviser. She did an amazing job, she kept us updated about time changes in schedules etc. She was very helpful and never got angry when too many questions were asked. I would recommend her to anyone travelling to China. Warm Regards Tanya Bower South
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Date of experience: November 2019
damsonview wrote a review Oct 2019
Ware, United Kingdom25 contributions12 helpful votes
Our guide, David, was wonderful - very informative. Although it was a general holiday, and large crowds as a result, we still managed to see the main sights of Beijing. We were collected on time and didn't feel rushed at all. Would definitely recommend this trip.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Swedishfan wrote a review Oct 2019
Greensboro, North Carolina18 contributions2 helpful votes
The sights we went to see were all there, even if we only saw Tienanmin square from the other side of the street. We were not aware that we were going to visit a medical center and a pearl shop. Both of which took time out of the interesting sights. Especially the Pearl shop was
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Key Details
  • Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Duration: 8–10 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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