Beijing Tour including Great Wall and Forbidden City

Beijing Tour including Great Wall and Forbidden City

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There are a lot of Shanghai day trips offering to take you to the Great Wall and Forbidden City in Beijing. The difficult part is choosing the right one. And that is where this trip comes in.

This one is an all-inclusive trip under the supervision of experienced guides who will make this trip very memorable for you. You fly to Beijing from Shanghai airport and go straight to Tiananmen Square. Visit all the main spots like Mao’s statue, the National Museum, the Mausoleum, and other key locations. After that, you go to the Forbidden City to take in the majestic sights in and around the Palace Museum. Learn about Chinese dynasties, the history and culture built over the centuries and so much more. The final stop is the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall where you learn about its history and importance to the country.

After that, you go back to Beijing and take the flight back to Shanghai, where your driver takes you back to your hotel.

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Itinerary

Departure Time: 05:00 AM
Duration: 18 hours

Departure Point: Traveler pickup is offered
After pickup from your Shanghai city centre hotel, transfer to the Shanghai airport for your flight to Beijing. When you arrive at Beijing airport, your local guide and driver will be waiting for you and will transport you by private, air-conditioned vehicle to begin your full-day tour of China’s capital.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China

After pickup from your Shanghai city center hotel, transfer to the Shanghai airport for your flight to Beijing. When you arrive at Beijing airport, your local guide and driver will be waiting for you and will transport you by private, air-conditioned vehicle to begin your full-day tour of China’s capital.

The first stop on your tour is Tian’anmen Square – framed by the Gate of Heavenly Peace with its portrait of Mao Zedong, Mao’s Mausoleum, the Great Hall of the People, and the National Museum. Hear an overview from your guide about China’s communist history as you tour Tian’anmen’s grounds, halls, and monuments.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

From here, enjoy a short walk to the Forbidden City and its Imperial Palace Museum, with a peek at each Chinese dynasty represented in four palatial halls. See ancient treasures from thousands of years of history in this former home of China’s imperial rulers. Admire the maze of palaces, gardens, and stunning courtyards as your guide informs you about China’s imperial history.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China

Afterward, enjoy a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch served at a nearby establishment. Once you finish your lunch, we will drive to the less-crowded Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, located 56 miles (90 km) from Beijing.

Take in spectacular views surrounding the Mutianyu Great Wall, which stretches 3,370 miles (6,000 km) westward from the mountain ridges north of Beijing, and learn how the Great Wall of China was originally built more than 2,000 years ago to ward off Hun intruders from the north.

Tour end, transfer to the airport for your return flight. You will be greeted on arrival in Shanghai and driven back to your hotel just in time for a good night’s sleep.

Duration: 5 hours

Price

From USD 854.00

Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip flights E-class
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission – Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission – Mutianyu Great Wal
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Cable car of Great wall
Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passport copies need to be send by e-mail after booking for your flight ticket reservation
  • Passport is required on the travel date
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall close around 04:00 pm, so please note that some rush is needed in order to visit both monuments.
  • No refunds are honored after the airplane ticket/train ticket is issued
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that although we try to time tours & itineraries based on the best traffic & flight conditions, we are not responsible for any attraction’s closure or flight cancellation due to adverse weather, as well as heavy traffic conditions. No refunds can be made under these circumstances.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Price

From USD 854.00