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4 Days Essence of Beijing B
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Tour Code:  BCT-S-4D-BJ
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Attraction:  This tour brings you visit most of well known sightseeing, like Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and also give you the Great Wall hiking options,which offers you a chance stay in countryside

Detailed tour information:
Detailed itinerary:
    
Day 1
Place & Transport: Arrive in Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport to Hotel Transfer (Beijing)
Day 2
Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: The Tian'anmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tours in Rickshaw, Temple of Heaven, Roasted Duck at Hepingmen Quanjude
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
The Tian'anmen Square: The world's largest city square and enduring symbol of China's national pride, surrounded by many imposing buildings including the Heavenly Gate (entry to the Forbidden City), Museums, government buildings and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum.
- The Forbidden City: The Imperial Palace, home to 24 Emperors between 1420 and 1911. Great squares, halls and gates contrast with the intricate networks of side halls, gardens, courtyards and quarters for those who lived in this 'city within a city'. The exhibitions, both permanent and temporary, are also absolutely fascinating. Expect to spend at least 2-3 hours, wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
- Temple of Heaven: One of the most famous sites in Beijing, this is Ming architecture at its best: beautiful, controlled, and highly symbolic. The surrounding gardens are full of interesting activity, particularly weekend mornings. Wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
- Roasted Duck at Hepingmen Quanjude: In the evening enjoy the Peking Roasted Duck which is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing
Tonight, you will be treated the local cusine, Peking Roast Duck dinner, the restaurant was found in 1864, it is the most famous one in China. (B+L+D)
Day 3
Today's Activities: Great Wall at Mutianyu, Mutianyu Cable Car(round trip), foot message and Hutong tour
- Great Wall at Mutianyu: This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a pleasant drive 90km NE of Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. You can return by cable car, walk down or walk along the wall for about an hour to descend by chairlift. Wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
- Mutianyu Cable Car(round trip): It is a challenging climb up to the Mutianyu Great Wall for it is much steeper than Badaling section. Here you have the option of taking the Cable car to the highest point or down to the foot in a few minutes instead of climbing more than 1,400 steps, while you can also have a bird view of the wall.
-Foot Message, after the Great Wall, the most relaxing thing to do is food message, just relax like ancient chinese!!
- Hutong Tours in Rickshaw: A maze of historic alleyways and old single storey traditional courtyard houses, now fast disappearing. Dotted around the hutong are the Drum and Bell Towers, Kindergarten, Tea House, and local people's houses. Your tour includes a visit with a local family.
Great Wall hike option:For the more adventurous, we offer the option of a full day hike on a less visited section of Wall from Jinshanling to Shimatai. Start the day with a 3 hours drive to Jinshanling. A cable car ride takes you to one of the towers from where your hike starts. The total length of this section from Jinshanling to Simatai is about 11km and takes about 4 to 4½ hours. You will past 30 towers and some built with different structure and appearances. Hanging precariously onto the Yanshan Mountain, Simatai Great Wall is known for its steepness, ingenuity and uniqueness. Packed lunch on the wall. At the end of the hike, drive 1.5 hours to Countryside Hotels,or Red Capital Ranch and spend the night in the fresh countryside air there, nestled amongst the villages and enjoy the tranquility or experience the nostalgia of a former Manchurian Hunting Lodge. The food there is also very special.
Next morning you will be woken up by the singing birds, roosters, until you want to get up.
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Day 4
Place & Transport: Depart Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Summer Palace
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
- Summer Palace : it is the most beautiful garden in China, it is also the biggest one. It was the resort for the royal families. It is just like living scroll painting with perfect, unrivalled beauty.
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Tour ends.
Includes& Excludes:
    
TOUR PRICE PER PERSON:
- These prices are based on min two adults traveling together sharing one room
- The prices stated can only be indicative and may be adjusted once we know your date of travel, number in your party and if you have any other specific requirements.
Our Recommended Hotels
Tour Price
With Great Wall Hike Option
Staying in Red Capital Ranch
Staying in Countryside Hotel
Novotel Xin Qiao Beijing
Capital Hotel
$ 520
$ 620
$ 780
Crown Palaza/ Hotel Kapok Mini-suite
$ 680
$ 800
$ 950
COST INCLUDES:
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis;
- Meals as stated;
- All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle with English speaking guide and all entrance fees are included.
- Travel Accident Insurance
COST EXCLUDES:
- Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
- Gratuities to guide and driver
- Personal and other expenses such as bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.
 
    
Tour lenth:  1 day

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