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Private Classic Beijing Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace

Highlights
  • Explore Tiananmen Square, the beating heart of Beijing past and present
  • Discover the secrets of the Forbidden City, long home to China’s emperors
  • Stroll the lakes, pavilions, bridges and gardens of the Summer Palace
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Private Classic Beijing Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace
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Overview

Do full justice to three of Beijing’s must-see sights under the expert tutelage of a private guide on a stress-free tour ideal for first-time visitors. Explore Tiananmen Square, the vast expanse that forms the beating heart of Beijing and dodge the ticket lines at the Forbidden City, home to emperors for around five centuries, with pre-booked admission. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off make a seamless experience. 

What to Expect

Following hotel pickup, your first stop is Tiananmen Square, the heart of Beijing, and home to sites from the National Museum of China to historic Tiananmen Tower and the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall.

Next, you'll explore the luxurious Forbidden City, the world’s largest imperial palace, which was home to 24 Chinese emperors between the 15th and the 20th centuries. As you stroll the gardens, halls, and courtyards, your private guide explains how the emperors, their eunuchs, and their concubines lived and ruled.

After a break for lunch at your choice of Chinese restaurant, it’s time to visit the Summer Palace, where China’s imperial households retired to beat the summer heat. The lakes, pavilions and bridges are exquisite at every time of year, but the gardens truly come into their own during spring and summer. The tour concludes with hotel drop-off. 

Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great day!

Jeremy did a very good job showing us around Beijing, and especially considering we had our 7 year old daughter with us. Perfect amount of time spent at each sight, and a delicious Chinese lunch. Thank you!

1  Thank Magnus K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent private tour with Jeremy!

This was a fantastic tour with Jeremy as our guide. He was on time and made sure we had an early start so as to avoid the large crowds on the holiday week. Jeremy was very knowledgeable about the history of China and the Forbidden...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabulous tour and great guide

We had been to these place in the past but it was so crowded and it was nice to see it at a slower pace. We were able to do this with this tour. The time we had was great and the guide we had...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile
Relaxed way in a busy city

In Beijing for business and had the weekend free, my guide Amanda was great at getting through the crowds on a very busy and hot day, very much appreciated. Had I been on my own I would have given up. Lunch was at non tourist...More

Thank Travelingbod
Reviewed 23 July 2018
FANTASTIC TOUR!

Booked this with a group of 4 colleagues to try and get some sight seeing in on a business trip. I would highly recommend. Our tour guide, Eran, was timely, courteous, very friendly, and extremely knowledgeable. They went out of their way to pick us...More

Thank NicholeSWatx
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