Get an insider's view to China's capital city, Beijing, and see all its top attractions. Feel the buzz of Tiananmen Square, the tranquility of the Temple of Heaven and the grandeur of the Forbidden City on this small group tour. A maximum of 12 participants ensures more personalized attention.
Beijing is more than just a capital city, rich in history and impressive in scale. It also offers you a fascinating insight to the whole country of China, embracing both its historical past and emerging future. On this full day, small group tour of Beijing, you'll see some of its top sights and get a feel for the city's personality.
Join in the fun at Temple of Heaven Park, where locals go to meet friends, enjoy their hobbies or relax and take in the natural beauty of the park. If time permits take a tour of the Temple of Heaven (at additional expense)(, where emperors would make sacrificial offerings and pay homage to the gods. Press your ear against the wall of echoes and hear the whispers returning.
Next, enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch of noodles or dumplings before you hop on the subway to Tiananmen Square. Walk across the dramatic spaces to the Forbidden City with its towering gates and formidable walls. See rare treasures and curiosities that give insight into palace life.
Then take a stroll in the imperial gardens before going to Jingshan Park, where you can admire the best of Ming Dynasty architecture, including its stunning views of the Forbidden City and the ancient heart of Beijing.