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Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Mutianyu Great Wall Tour provided by China Educational Tour

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Overview
If you’d like to make the most of limited time in Beijing—and avoid the challenges of negotiating transport to the Great Wall—discover China’s history and culture on this convenient tour. Cover three key Beijing-area landmarks—Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall at Mutianyu—as well as a jade factory and traditional medicine stores. Tour includes lunch and door-to-door round-trip transfers.
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    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Mutianyu Great Wall
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Capture Beijing’s highlights in just one day on this convenient guided tour
  • See two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Great Wall and Forbidden City
  • Visit a jade factory and discover traditional medicine culture
  • Savor a traditional Chinese lunch
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel, visit Tiananmen Square and admire structures like the National Museum of China and the Maozhuxi Jiniantang Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. Next, explore the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City, the former imperial palace with over 600 years of history. Learn about the meaning of jade in Chinese culture on a short visit to a jade carving factory before sitting down to enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch. Sated, drive out to the UNESCO-listed Great Wall at Mutianyu, considered more beautiful and less busy than the Great Wall at Badaling. On your return to Beijing, discover Chinese traditional medicine culture before your coach drops you back at your hotel.
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Departure Point
Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao, 1 Chongwenmen W St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100005 Grand Mercure Beijing Central, China, Beijing Shi, Xicheng Qu, 宣武门内大街6号 邮政编码: 100031 Holiday Inn Beijing Deshengmen, 71 Deshengmen Outer St, Bei Tai Ping Zhuang, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100088 Novotel Beijing Sanyuan, Nuo Fu Te San Yuan Jiu Dian, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel Beijing, 10 E 3rd Ring Rd N, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100125
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Chinese style Lunch at local restaurant
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel transfer: within East and West Third Ring Road, North Fourth Ring Road, South Second Ring Road
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Fee of cable car:RMB100 (single way); RMB120 (return)
  • Other personal expense
  • Shuttle bus fee:RMB15
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Cable car is optional and on customers' personal expense
  • Please provide your hotel name and address in Beijing
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This tour ends at around 18:00-19:00. Please make sure there will be enough time to catch your departure train or flight on the same day.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cometram wrote a review Feb 2020
Pacific Harbour, Fiji16 contributions2 helpful votes
We went in November, so it was pretty cold in the morning, with the early start. It does take a bit of time to pick up all the tourists, but once everyone was in, the tour went like clockwork. The guide was knowledgeable. I do think the Forbidden City tour is a bit rushed
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Date of experience: November 2019
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KKLJSPN wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom59 contributions30 helpful votes
With a lot packed in I will break this down step by step: Pick up - late, I had to run to the main road, drove to another pick up point and then waited over 30 minutes. Was finally dropped 5 minutes walk from Tiananmen Square (my Hotel was only 5 minutes away - nearly 2 hours
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Davis Mathew Chittissery wrote a review Dec 2019
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I had an occasion to visit China, its two great cities, Beijing & Shanghai. I booked for the services of a tour company viz.Tour China @ China.com. I am writing this review to applaud their services. I had trepidation of the agency's genuineness as I was booking online from
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Date of experience: November 2019
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TravelDeFamly wrote a review Nov 2019
Oakland, California398 contributions79 helpful votes
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The tour started off with mr lee the tour guide rushing us and everybody after we got pick up. mr lee was rude and pushy with every one on the bus. We felt like we were rushed through Tienanmen square and the forbidden city with not enough time to take pictures. mr lee did not
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Dalius wrote a review Nov 2019
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On our China trip with CET we had a two day visit of Beijing. We had excellent guide Jennifer. Very profesional, good historical knowleadge, very helpfull and flexible. Highly recommend. Great Wall , Forbiden City, Summer Palace are must to see things. Da Dong is must to visit
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beachchien
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Excellent Beijing Guide - William
We were a group of 27 and travelled to Beijing in Oct 2019. We enjoyed our time with William from China Educational
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Vivelise
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Best Beijing Guide- William!
We had William as our guide for 5 days during our stay in Beijing. He was absolutely wonderful and went above and b
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JessL1220
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Fabulous Beijing experience with William!
We had a wonderful 5 days in Beijing with William. He went over and above to meet the needs of our group! William h
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TourguideAdella
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Great tour with Mr. Leo
The tour was the same as itinerary. The transportation was clean & comfortable with a gentle driver. My tour guide
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JKRR2019
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Great time in China with a three year old
We had a great time. We traveled with a three year old which is very difficult. They were flexible with our schedul
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173abrahama
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Grate tour in China
Excellent company excellent service and high level training. I visited 4 major cities in China and each one had a
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Irenestarr
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Unforgettable Experience!
We had 3 days in Beijing, where we experienced all the major historical sites with our guide William from China Edu
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Raju P
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Beijing review - thank you Vicki
We have just returned from an amazing 2 week tour of China using China Educational Tours.  It was a sisters trip wh
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prettyeurocentric
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Four amazing days - thank you Eva!
Eva was a great guide; always cheerful and friendly. Thank you! We saw loads of great things, from the Forbidden Ci
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Class of 2019
William is a Rockstar!!! He is a great guy, friendly and professional! Group of 16 with teenagers and chaperones, w
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Susie is a rockstar! Lee is a thorough proffessional. HIGHLY RECOMMEND China Educational Tour!
Professional!warm! Brilliant! China Educational tour is a highly recommended company for china tours. Lee Li thank
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3 days in Beijing with China Educational Tours, and excellent tour guide Jin
Our family of 4 covered so much of this big city/surrounds and learned so much from our excellent guide, Jin. All a
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christinemontes
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Excellent guide William
It's been our second time to get China Educational Tour as our tour company and they are consistently excellent in
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Beijing 2 days tours
From 7 to 10 november in Beijing.. we were 3 guys and we contacted China educational Tours. Our guide was Linda. Sh
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William our fun and charismatic tour guide
William has been the best tour guide I have seen and met. He answered all of my questions he gave all the historica
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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