Tour to west of Beijing(Garden and silicon valley)
Pick up from your hotel lobby at around 9:00am. Proceed to see Olympic Green(1hour) by car, tour around the Bird`s Nest (Olympic National Stadium outside) and the Water Cube (Outside). Then transfer to Summer palace for sightseeing(2hours), the Summer palace - 20 kilometers northwest of downtown Beijing. Summer Palace is the largest imperial garden of Ming and Qing dynasty. The whole Summer Palace covers an area of over 290 hectares including more than 3,000 buildings, such as halls, pavilions, towers, etc. We also take a boat ride on the beautiful Kunming lake(1hour).
The Bird's Nest, which looks just like a bird's nest made of tree branches, is located in the north of Beijing. It can hold about 90,000 spectators. Covering an area of 58,000 aquare meters. The construction on it was startes in December 2003 and was compeleted in 2007. The Bird's Nest where the track and field events as well as soccer matches were held will be used for many other large events.
The National Aquatics Center will be the venue for swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water-polo final during the Olympic Games. The total seating capacity is 17,000, including 6,000 permanent and 11,000 temporary for Games which will be removed post-Games, then the National Aquatics Center will become the venue for various activities such as aquatic sports, swimming, fitness and recreation.
The Summer Palace has three main sections including the political active region, living section and visiting area. The serious and imperatorial Renshou Hall is the representative of the political area in Summer Palace.The palace features hundreds of architecturally distinct buildings, halls, pavilions, pagodas, bridges and corridors dispersed among magnificent and elegant gardens.
Lunch at a characteristic restaurant(1.5 hours).
Then transfer to Beijing Zoo(2 hours), the zoo is home to around 450 different species and has a population of some 5,000 animals. Some of the most popular attractions among visitors are the wild and rare animals of China itself, such as the giant pandas, golden monkeys, milu deer and northeast tigers. However, the collection is far from restricted to those species found only in the People's Republic of China; the polar bears, American bison, zebras, kangaroos, giraffes and elephants also draw large crowds. Transfer back to your hotel.
Beijing Zoo is on Xizhimenwai Street (Xizhimenwai Dajie), in the downtown Beijing area of Xicheng District. With an area of 90 hectares (222 acres), it ranks the largest zoo in China. It is also the earliest Chinese zoo open to the public and has the largest variety of animals of all the zoos in China. The zoo has fostered a good relationship with other zoos in over fifty countries and districts. Animals that are presented to China by other countries and celebrities are bred and can be seen here.