4 Day Beijing Explorer

4 Day Beijing Explorer

Discover Beijing (Land-Only Tour Package)
For the culturally industrious, discover the heart of China’s history, arts and politics on a four-day journey through a city where the old and modern co-exist. Your senses are elevated in a city saturated with ancient sites of opulence, sounds indicative of a booming urban environment, smells of authentic Chinese fare distinct from their American offshoots, and stories of turbulent dynasties that defined a complex and diverse culture of modern-day China.

Go toe-to-toe with a fifth century B.C. world wonder and a culture that is as exotic as it is intellectually transformative. Feast your senses on the following, or take a sneak peak of the sights of Beijing with this YouTube video by MadePossible.

The Forbidden City
The Great Wall
Tiananmen Square
Summer Palace
National Centre for the Performing Arts
Water Cube
Temple of Heaven
 
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What's Included / Not Included?
Included    Not Included
3 nights accommodations at 5-star hotel    International & domestic airfare and luggage fees
7 meals listed in itinerary    Visa and passport fees
Transfers between airport and hotel (specific times)
Personal expenses
Air-conditioned sightseeing bus with experienced licensed driver    Gratuities: typically $10 per traveler/per day
Professional English-speaking tour guides    Optional activities and meals not included in itinerary
Entrance fees to included sightseeing venues    Additional hotel nights: $100/pp/pn for single occupancy, $50/pp/pn for double occupancy
China travel liability insurance    
Taxes for tour package

Itinerary
This tour begins every week on Thursdays. Prices are quoted in USD per person per tour.

Day 1, Thursday - Relax
Meet your personal local guide before relaxing and enjoying your first evening in the nation's capital. We recommend arriving in Beijing on Thursday between 2PM-10PM local time, so we can provide you with free airport-hotel transfer. Outside of these hours, we recommend taking a taxi which is very convenient.

Day 2, Friday - Discover Royalty
Visit the largest public square in the world – Tiananmen Square. Walk through the Gate of Heavenly Peace and view one of the world's greatest cultural heritage sites at the Forbidden City, where 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled the Middle Kingdom for nearly 500 years. On the way to our afternoon activities, make a stop at one of the most easily recognizable buildings in Beijing called the National Centre for the Performing Arts. In the afternoon, enjoy a walk around Summer Palace, known for the largest imperial garden in China. In the evening, savor a specially prepared meal of Peking Duck cooked to crispy perfection followed by the fascinating Acrobatics Show.

Day 3, Saturday - Explore a World Wonder
Recapture the welcoming spirit of the 2008 Beijing Olympics at two of its most iconic and magnificent venues - the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube, where Michael Phelps achieved 8 gold medals in stunning fashion. Go on a scenic drive through the countryside and hike China's most renowned landmark - the Great Wall. On the way back, take a look inside the Jade Museum, the largest of its kind in the world followed by a visit to the Temple of Heaven, a celestial monument where emperors worshipped heaven. The evening ends with a visit to the Silk Shop and an authentic Beijing Dumpling Banquet for dinner.

Day 4, Sunday - Continue Your Journey
After breakfast, prepare to continue your journey in other parts of China or board your return flight and take home lasting memories. If you wish to end your stay in China after the tour, please depart Beijing between 8AM-noon on Sunday, as we provide free airport transfer during those times. Outside of these hours, we recommend taking a taxi which is very convenient.

Optional Activities
Golden Mask Dynasty Stage Show - $30/person
Legend of Kung Fu Show - $30/person
Places of Interest


Hotel
Rooms typically have 2 full-size beds, which can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Travelers traveling solo can choose rooms with 1 full-size bed.

Beijing - Beijing Lijingwan International Hotel or similar


Our recommendation is to arrive on day 1 of the tour. If you are departing from the United States, you'll need to leave a day early. So for this tour, please depart the U.S. on Wednesday and arrive in Beijing on Thursday. If you arrive between 2PM-10PM local time, we can provide free airport-hotel transfer.

For departure, you are more than welcome to stay in China and explore. However, if you wish to end your stay in China after the tour, please depart Beijing between 8AM-noon on Sunday, as we provide free airport transfer at those times. Outside of these hours, we recommend taking a taxi which is very convenient.


Package Details
You can change your tour date at anytime for FREE, up to 10 days before it starts. Within 10 days of your tour starting, the itinerary is non-changeable.
You can cancel your order within 7 days of purchase for full refund, no questions asked. After 7 days and up to 10 days before tour start date, any cancellation requires a $50 fee per reservation. Within 10 days, the trip is non-refundable.
Tour includes land package only. Feel free to book your own intercontinental and domestic flights or let us help. You'll need to arrive within 5 days before your tour start date to get these awesome rates.
Free airport transfer is provided to travelers who arrive on the first day of the tour between 2PM and 10PM or who depart on the last day of the tour between 8AM and noon. Outside of these hours, we recommend taking a taxi which is very convenient.
Due to our partner's policies, travelers may not join two or more tours in one single entry into China.
Traveler(s) are required to follow the scheduled tour itinerary and join all tour activities.
PandaTrail reserves the right to substitute other hotels of equal or higher value based on availability.
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