Beijing Fun for Kids
Pick up at your hotel lobby around 8:30am. Transfer to Sony Explora Science(2 hours) by car, Sony Exploration Science and Tecnology is an interactive educational center for promotion of science and education. The combination of science and technology is the main theme of Sony Exploration Science. It connects interactive educational exhibits from the Exploratorium in San Francisco with Sony`s latest digital technologies to help your kids to experience the attraction of science. Then visit the Beijing Planetarium(1.5 hours).
Sony Explora Science:
Sony Exploration Science and Tecnology is an interactive educational center for promotion of science and education. The combination of science and technology is the main theme of Sony Exploration Science. It connects interactive educational exhibits from the Exploratorium in San Francisco with Sony`s latest digital technologies to help your kids to experience the attraction of science.
The Beijing Planetarium is a national level natural science museum located in Beijing China. The Planetarium comprises two main buildings, Building A and B. Building A, which was built in 1957, contains the Celestial Theater, an Eastern Exhibition Hall and a Western Exhibition Hall. It was the first large-scale planetarium in China, and at one time the only planetarium in Asia. Building B contains a digital space theater, 3D and 4D theaters, several exhibition halls and two observatories.
Lunch at a special characteristic restaurant(1.5 hours).
After lunch, drive to Beijing Zoo (2hours) to see the Giant Pandas. It has both rare Chinese animals, such as the Giant Panda and the Golden Monkey, and also a wide selection from around the world - from Polar Bears to Kangaroos. Over 6,000 animals of over 500 species are on show. The present place of Beijing Zoo was originally the imperial garden in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). Then visit to the adjacent Beijing Aquarium(1hour), a good place to take children. Regarded as "the world's largest inland aquarium", this huge structure gives a close-up view at the teeming life of the world's rivers and oceans.
The Beijing Zoo is best known for its collection of rare animals endemic to China including the Giant Pandas, which are zoo's most popular animals, the golden snub-nosed monkey, South China Tiger, white-lipped deer, Pere David's Deer, crested ibis, Chinese Alligator and the Chinese Giant Salamander. Other endangered or threatened species include Siberian tiger, yak, Przewalski's horse, snow leopard, Tibetan gazelle, and kiang. The zoo also has a broad collection of megafauna such as lion, jaguar, clouded leopard, Asian and African elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, black bear, polar bear, tapir, sea turtle, penguin, gorilla, chimpanzee, kangaroo, muntjac, addax, zebra, otter, bat, flamingo and lemur. The Beijing Zoo has 13 of the world's 15 species of cranes.
Beijing Aquarium has been ranked among the first batch of China AAAA National Attraction. It was also awarded the Model Group, the highest award in the 11th "Forbidden Cup" held by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Tourism and has been honored consecutively as "Beijing's civilized Tourist Scenic Spot". Ever since it was opened in March 1999, it has attracted more than 7 million tourists home and abroad and is widely recognized.