Private 2 Day Beijing Tour
Your private guide and driver would meet you in hotel lobby.You would enjoy Beijing private 2 Days Tour with us.
Pick up time : Normally, Pick up at hotel lobby at 8:00 am - 10am ( During China National holiday pick up at 6:30- 7:00am ). We could advise reasonable starting time base on your request.
Day 1: Tiananmen Square* Forbidden City , Old Hutongs ,Temple of Heaven
We visit Tiananmen Square first , The world's largest public square.Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures. You also could see The Great Hall of People on the west, which is the national congress hall, also well know as China “white house”.
Next , we walk to Forbidden city from Tiananmen Gate. Forbidden City is the biggest and best preserved imperial palace in the whole world. We will spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.Total , we will spent here around 2.5 hours
After Forbidden City visiting, drive 15 minuets to Old Hutong ( HouHai area) , Hutong has over than 700 years history. But most of the houses was restored. Lots of local people still live in this area for generations to generations. You will take rickshaw to visit this old part Beijing. You also have chance to visit the local family home and chatting with the locals. We call it one hour rickshaw tour.( Include walking) The rickshaw tour company will arrange local guide for you . Some of them English not excellent , but they all local guide . They know lots of local history .(If the Hutong local guide is not available, our guide will be your Hutong guide as well).We will book 1 hour rickshaw tour for you ( most tour company just 30 minutes rickshaw tour )
Lunch,After Hutong visiting, will will take a 30 minuets ride to local Chinese restaurant nearby Temple of Heaven.
Then we will spend around 1.5 hours visiting Temple of Heaven.It was first constructed in 1420, the 18th year of the reign of Ming emperor Yongle，and was extended and renovated during the reigns of Ming emperor Jiajing and Qing emperor Qianlong． Before you visiting the Temple of Heaven, you will come across lots of local people doing their morning exercises, including playing tai chi, singing cage birds, and kicking shuttlecocks. You can join them to share the happiness with the local people
Day 2: Mutianyu Great Wall , Summer Palace
Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall located in HuaiRou County 75km northeast of down town Beijing. It takes about 1.5 hour riding from the down town Beijing to this section. After arrival , it will spend around half an hour to reach on great wall , the half an hour spending for buying tickets, going to toilet, walking to cable car station or chairlift station. We will spendaround 2 hours visiting great wall.
Lunch , it will have many options after great wall walking. You may choose have rest at Subway restaurant,enjoy the table under the sunshine. You may choose dumpling restaurant nearby great wall car parking place . Even so tourist place ,their is reasonable price .Or you could have lunch on the way to Summer Palace .It will take around 1.5hours to Summer Palace from great wall .
The Summer Palace ,a summer resort for Imperial Family Members~considered the best preserved Imperial Park.it was the royal garden in the past time. There are beautiful many pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and huge lake, and corridors. While the Long Corridor is the longest one in the world which is on the Genuineness World Records. You will also see famous Seventeen Arches Bridge, Qingyan Stone Boat, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill .Here we will spend around 2 hours in Summer Palace. After this we will take you back to hotel. If you want to have a short stop at Olympic center , we could do it as well.
Attractions Visited in This Tour
- Tiananmen Square
- Forbidden City (The Palace Museum)
- Back Lake Hutong Area
- The Temple of Heaven (Tiantan)
- The Mutianyu Great Wall
- The Summer Palace