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The Forbidden City, or Palace Museum, is the world’s largest palace complex, with more than 800 buildings and some 8,000 rooms set in the heart of Beijing. Deemed off-limits to visitors for some five centuries, today this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the city’s most popular attractions.

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Apr - Oct: 8:30am - 5pm, Nov - March: 8:30am - 4:30pm
4 Jingshan Front Street, Beijing, Northern China, 100009
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Beijing Highlights Tour: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

Beijing Highlights Tour: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

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See the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu, some of Beijing’s top landmarks. Your private tour takes in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Forbidden City complex after a walk through Tiananmen Square that passes the National Museum of China and Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum. Have lunch, then head out to the Great Wall of China’s Mutianyu section where round-trip cable car tickets easily take you up and down the monument.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.59
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$187.59
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Beijing Private Layover Guided Tour to Great Wall & Forbidden City

Beijing Private Layover Guided Tour to Great Wall & Forbidden City

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We can pick you up from Beijing Capital Airport or your hotel. We will guide you to get Visa-free permit step by step, and make sure you get back to airport in time. We supply a professional driver and a car with licence as well as a professional English speaking licensed tour guide, both of them work for you. We will make sure you can enjoy a safe tour with professional English interpretation both during driving and in attractions, and would not waste your time for parking. Our driver will make sure your luggage is safe while you are not in the car.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00
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11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai

11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai

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Travel around China with a knowledgeable guide on an 11-day tour that includes Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Terracotta Warriors. Gain insight into China’s past at Xi’an’s Wild Goose Pagoda and in Beijing’s hutongs, and see cultural highlights including the Great Mosque, Yu Gardens, Shanghai Bund and more. Enjoy spectacular scenery on a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Your tour includes accommodations, three flights, transportation, entrance fees and some meals.
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  • 11 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,620.00
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$2,620.00
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 Private Day to T-Square, Forbidden city, Temple of heaven, Summer palace Tour

Private Day to T-Square, Forbidden city, Temple of heaven, Summer palace Tour

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This is a convenient option for time-tight travelers who want to see multiple Beijing highlights in a single day. Avoid the potential delays you'd encounter picking up other travelers, and enjoy a completely private tour instead, with just your party and the driver. This all-inclusive experience ensures a stress-free day without any logistics to organize, as transport, entrance tickets, and lunch are included. Highlights include Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.00
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$174.00
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Beijing Private Day Tour: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Badaling Great Wall

Beijing Private Day Tour: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Badaling Great Wall

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See three of the most important attractions in the Beijing area in just one day with this private tour. You'll start with a morning visit to Tiananmen Square and then on to the adjacent Forbidden City, which operated as an imperial palace for almost five centuries under the Ming and Qing Dynasties. You'll then head up to the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China, stopping for lunch along the way, before returning to Beijing at the end of the day.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$198.00
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$198.00
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Layover Trip to Mutianyu Great Wall&Forbidden City with English Speaking Driver

Layover Trip to Mutianyu Great Wall&Forbidden City with English Speaking Driver

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Don’t let your evening flight get in the way of you exploring some of Beijing’s iconic landmarks on this full-day layover tour. Drive from your Beijing International Airport terminal direct to the restored Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, with a private driver, private vehicle and terminal pick-up all included. Hike up the Wall and marvel at the scenic views, then head to the Forbidden City for an afternoon among the grand buildings, courtyards, and gardens.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.00
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$126.00
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Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Half Day Trip

Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Half Day Trip

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Visit two of Beijing’s iconic landmarks without setting foot in a crowded tour bus or navigating the city’s hectic public transport system. On this half-day tour, get picked up direct from your city hotel and driven direct to Tiananmen Square by your private driver. Once there, explore the Square and the nearby Forbidden City, the centuries-old former Chinese imperial palace, learning as you go about the history of the city and China from your private guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.67
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$162.67
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Private Commune Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City Tour from Beijing

Private Commune Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City Tour from Beijing

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The Great Wall of China is China’s star attraction, but escaping the crowds isn’t easy. This private full-day tour from Beijing lets you hike along an exclusive section of the wall, open only to guests of The Commune, followed by visits to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing. Tour includes hotel pickup, lunch, and entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$273.34
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$273.34
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4 hours Beijing Layover Tour to Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

4 hours Beijing Layover Tour to Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

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Make the most of your Beijing layover: instead of remaining at the airport, head into the city to see two of its top attractions. Meet your guide directly at Arrivals; as this is a private tour, the itinerary is based around your flight times. Traveling via comfortable, private vehicle, you’ll venture first to Tiananmen Square before exploring the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City. At tour’s end, return directly to the airport in time for your next flight.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Private Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour

Private Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour

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Beijing is home to some of China’s most famous sights and this private full-day trip combines three must-see attractions into one tour. Stroll around the vast Tiananmen Square, marvel at the Imperial wonders of the Forbidden City, then ride the cable car along the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. All-inclusive includes hotel pickup, lunch, and entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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$185.00
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Private Customized Beijing City Day Tour with Flexible Departure Time

Private Customized Beijing City Day Tour with Flexible Departure Time

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See Beijing on a private, chauffeured tour with a local guide. Make sure you get to all the sights and orient yourself to the city. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a private vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion that showcases the diversity of Beijing, from the palaces and temples to gardens and markets. Customize the tour to your must-see locations.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.00
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$118.00
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Private Customized Beijing Layover Tour of City Highlights

Private Customized Beijing Layover Tour of City Highlights

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Why waste time sitting around Beijing Airport on your next long layover when you can head straight out to the city to explore the sites. With this flexible private tour you can pick spots that interest you, depending on how much time you have, and your guide will prepare an itinerary just for you!
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00
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3 Days Beijing Group Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port without Shop Stops

3 Days Beijing Group Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port without Shop Stops

This tour suitable for Celebrity Millennium Cruise. Our group tour guarantee you to see the most popular attractions at a comparatively low price. Besides, it has the following highlight points: 1. Our group tours are self- organized by our tour company rather than other agencies, that is, you won’t join in a group with tourists from several other tour operators. 2. Share a guide and driver but their special treatment makes you feel like part of a friendly family. 3. Nice experience to meet people from all over the world and share your feeling about trip.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.34
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$309.34

Private Tour-Beijing by Bike at Night

Private Tour-Beijing by Bike at Night

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Explore the winding streets of Beijing on a 3-hour private bike tour with an experienced guide. Admire the illuminated city at night as you bike along Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Cycle down Nanluoguxiang Alley to see trendy shops built along Beijing’s ancient alleys, and enjoy the lush environment of Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park. Hear stories about Beijing's history and contemporary life from your informative guide, and enjoy frequent stops for photo ops. Your guide ensures a safe, fun and fascinating tour of Beijing by bike.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.03
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$110.03
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Beijing Full-Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

Beijing Full-Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

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Central Beijing boasts three UNESCO-listed treasures — the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace — all of them must-sees during a stay in China’s capital. This full-day tour makes it possible to check them off your list in a day, providing a great overview of the city and its imperial history. Coach transport with downtown Beijing hotel pickup and drop-off, plus entrance fees, shopping time at Chinese medicine outlets and Beijing's Pearl Market and a Chinese set menu lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.00
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$146.00
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Mutianyu Great Wall and Forbidden City Day Tour in Beijing

Mutianyu Great Wall and Forbidden City Day Tour in Beijing

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Skip the taxi hassles and check off two UNESCO World Heritage Sites—the two signature sights of imperial China—on this guided door-to-door tour that’s tailor-made for first-time visitors. See Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, have lunch in a local restaurant, then explore a silk factory and a traditional tea house. Spend the afternoon at the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a popular, well-restored section that’s easy to walk on.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.34
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$69.34
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Beijing Mini Group Day Tour: Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tiananmen

Beijing Mini Group Day Tour: Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tiananmen

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See the best of Beijing plus the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu on a small-group tour that focuses on the attractions and avoids the traps of many sightseeing tours. With a guide who provides in-depth commentary and shows you the best photo ops, you'll visit Tiananmen Square, skip the line at the Forbidden City, hike on the Great Wall, and stop by Nanluoguxiang Hutong at night. You will not make stops for shopping, tea ceremonies, factory visits, or other activities that take up time.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.00
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$119.00
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2 Days Beijing Group Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port without Shop Stops

2 Days Beijing Group Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port without Shop Stops

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This tour suitable for cruises: Westerdam, Celebrity Millennium, Norwegian Spirit, Amsterdam, Cunard Queen Mary 2, Azamara Quest, etc. Our group tour guarantee you to see the most popular attractions at a comparatively price. Besides, it has the following highlight points: 1. Our group tours are self- organized by our tour company rather than other agencies, that is, you won’t join in a group with tourists from several other tour operators. 2. Share a guide and driver but their special treatment makes you feel like part of a friendly family. 3. Nice experience to meet people from all over the world and share your feeling about trip.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$245.34
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$245.34

Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

Beijing Day Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall

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With just one day in Beijing, this full-day coach tour crams in some of the city’s most impressive sights. Marvel at the ancient wonder of the Mutianyu Great Wall, explore the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City, and visit Tiananmen Square, as well as enjoying a delicious Chinese lunch and traditional tea ceremony.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Beijing Private Tour: 2-Hour Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Quick Explorer

Beijing Private Tour: 2-Hour Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Quick Explorer

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Make the most of your limited time in Beijing and get a personalized experience as you tour Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City with a private, English speaking guide. Walk through these landmarks at your own pace while your guide tells you fascinating stories of their significance. Choose from several start times to easily fit this Quick Explorer tour into your busy schedule.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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$68.00
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Beijing's Forbidden City with Special Viewing of Treasure Gallery and the Great Wall Ruins at Badaling

Beijing's Forbidden City with Special Viewing of Treasure Gallery and the Great Wall Ruins at Badaling

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Discover some of China’s most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites on a full-day VIP tour of the Forbidden City and the Badaling Great Wall Ruins from Beijing. Accompanied by an accomplished guide, catch a rare glimpse of two less public sites in the Forbidden City and explore the Treasure Gallery and Clock Exhibition Hall of the Palace Museum in relative solitude. Then, venture to the atmospheric Ruins of the Great Wall to gain fascinating insight into China’s greatest engineering achievement. Feast upon a bounteous feast of Peking duck to conclude this enriching and exclusive experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.10
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$199.10
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Flexible(4-12 Hours) Private Beijing Downtown Layover Tour

Flexible(4-12 Hours) Private Beijing Downtown Layover Tour

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Make the most of your layover in Beijing. Your private guide takes you to discover the city in just 4 to 12 hours, depending on your needs. Meet your guide at the airport or in your hotel lobby; explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and other sights on your list. Your guide makes sure you’re dropped off in time for your connecting flight.
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  • 4 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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3-Day Beijing Hightlight Tour with Optional Peking Duck Dinner and Kungfu Show

3-Day Beijing Hightlight Tour with Optional Peking Duck Dinner and Kungfu Show

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Spend less time organizing and more time enjoying yourself on this private 3-day tour of Beijing, which provides a comprehensive introduction to China’s capital. As well as visiting Beijing highlights such as the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), Temple of Heaven (Tian tan), and the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), you’ll take a day trip to the Great Wall at Mutianyu and the Ming Tombs (Ming Shisan Ling). Upgrade to include a Peking duck dinner and tickets to a Kungfu or acrobatic show. Accommodation is not included.
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  • 3 days
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$560.00
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$560.00
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Mini Group Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Hutong Cultural Experience

Mini Group Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Hutong Cultural Experience

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Visit three of Beijing's most important attractions -- the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Experience Hutong Cultural by visiting a local family with a nice Rickshaw ride, and the Temple of Heaven -- all in one day with this small group tour for no more than six people. You'll also get the chance to opt for a Kung-fu show add-on at Red Theater, where you'll get VIP seating and an optional foot massage at your hotel room.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00
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What are Forbidden City (Palace Museum) hours of operation?
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Forbidden City (Palace Museum) hours of operation: Apr - Oct: 8:30am - 5pm, Nov - March: 8:30am - 4:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Forbidden City (Palace Museum) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 940 Forbidden City (Palace Museum) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Forbidden City (Palace Museum) costs USD 68.00. Guided Forbidden City (Palace Museum) tours start around USD 68.00 per person. See all 940 Forbidden City (Palace Museum) tickets and tours on Viator.
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