Arrival / Beijing
Transfer via: by air-own arrangement
Upon arrival at Beijing airport, you will be met by our English speaking tour guide and transferred to hotel. Leisure on your own for the rest of the day. Recommend you walk around the most famous shopping avenue - Wangfujing Street nearby the hotel.
Day 2 (B, L, D)
Visit the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace. Watch Peking Opera in the evening.
Day 3 (B, L, D)
Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu, The Ming Tombs (Changling) & Sacred Way. Taste Peking Roast Duck for your dinner.
The Badaling Great Wall is situated in the northwestern Beijing. It has been a communication center of strategic importance since ancient times. It was built in 1378 and was named by the 8 mountains where the Wall was buit. The surrounding wall runs over 2 kilometres with one gate on each of its three sides-east,north and south. It has been a strategic place contested by militarists since ancient times.
The 25-kilometer-long Badaling Ridge section has as many as 120 watchtowers and battlements,terraces and turrets. Architecturally, there are towers of various shapes--square, circular, oblate and cornered, and roofs of different strctures --flat and vaulted.
In the afternoon you will visited Ming Tombs where the Chinese Emperor dreamed to continue there eternal life after death.
Day 4 (B, L)
Beijing / Depart
Transfer via: by air
Visit Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour by rickshaw, transfer to airport for your flight to next destination.
The Temple of Heaven, founded in the first half of the 15th century, is a dignified complex of fine cult buildings set in gardens and surrounded by historic pine woods. In its overall layout and that of its individual buildings, it symbolizes the relationship between earth and heaven, or between the human world and God's world which stands at the heart of Chinese cosmogony, and also the special role played by the emperors within that relationship.
A jaunt down the intricate maze of Beijing's hutongs. You will be taken by pedicab (a tricycle cab), which was very popular in the old days to visit the Bell and Drum Towers, Prince Gong's Mansion and even to pay a visit to an ordinary Beijing family in the compound houses.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
"B" stands for American breakfast, "L" for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.