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5 Days Essence Beijing
Maps and attractions
Tour Code:  BCT-S-BJ
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Attraction:  Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, 798 Artist District, Hutong Tours, Food Massage

Detailed tour information:
Detailed itinerary:
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Day 01: Arrival in Beijing
Our guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the remainder of the afternoon and evening to recover from the jet lag.

Day 02:
Your first stop is the impressive Tian'anmen Square. From there you will enter the "Imperial Palace" known as the Forbidden City to explore its many fascinating halls and pavilions. Our tour also could take you to the Jinshan Hill, which provides a bird view of the Palace. After lunch, you will then go to the Temple of Heaven, the place where the Emperors worshipped the heaven for good harvests. You will have chance to go back the hotel before the welcome dinner, you also could choose the optional shows unique in Beijing. (Beijing Opera, Kongfu Show). The welcome dinner will be arranged in the most famous Duck restaurant named Quan Ju De, which stared its duck business since 1864.
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Day 03: Beijing
This morning you will be taken to Mutianyu Great Wall, one of very famous section of wall in Chinese history, is little bit far away from city than other walls. It will be less crowded than other sections of Great Wall. The restaurant for lunch is called the school house, which provides a very good view to the wall. After lunch you will be transferred to message center to do foot message. It helps you the relief the ache of your legs and feet after the wall. The dinner will be on your won. You could walk around the hotel and find a local restaurant to have dinner or relax and have dinner at hotel. (B+L)
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,which is called 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.
 

Day 04: Beijing
Visit best gardening art of China, Summer Palace in the morning and have lunch at the former imperial theatre for Empress Dowager CiXi to watch Peking Opera in the Summer Palace. After lunch, we visit the Hutong area with the rickshaw. Visit the local family and talk with them. Here you could experience the traditional and commom life of Beijing local people. Take the food message if you choose the hiking option or do it again if you like it. Or could go to visit the a famous artist district called 798 (It was a German style factory and became the artistsí» studios), make a realx walking, have a cup of drink or choose some studio to look at. You also could go back to the hotel to make Spa and refresh youself. Dinner will be on you own, we could recommand restaurants accroding your requests and provide transportion. (B+L)
 
Day 05:
 
Transfer to airport and leave Beijing
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
$ 620
$ 720
$ 880
Crown Palaza/ Hotel Kapok Mini-suite
$ 780
$ 900
$ 1050

 
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:  5 days

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