Enjoy the essential highlights of Beijing in one day, delving into the rich history of the Forbidden City and marveling over the breathtaking scenery of the Great Wall at Mutianyu. A comprehensive full-day tour opens up an excellent opportunity to appreciate the essence of Chinese culture. Amble on the largest square in the world and weave through the architectural marvel of the Forbidden City. Then take in the magnificent spectacle of the Great Wall. A day in Beijing indeed is worth a thousand books!
Tiananmen Square will be the first stop to welcome you after a comfort air-conditioned coach picks you up at hotel. Significant buildings sit around it. The National Museum of China stands in the eastern part of the square and the Great Hall of the People sits in the west. The monument to People's Heroes is in the middle and to the south stands Chairman Mao’s Memorial Hall. Luxurious halls and impressive monuments will entice you to stroll around. An insatiable craving for cultural explorations will be satisfied on the 2nd spot of the tour—The Forbidden City.
The Forbidden City, also known as Palace Museum due to its large collection of artefacts, is the largest palace complex in the world. Decorated with scarlet walls and golden roofs, the complex houses over 70 palaces with more than 9000 rooms. Replete with calligraphies, paintings and antiquities, it is not only a banquet for visual arts, also a precious chance to peek into the luxurious life of emperors and their royal families. You will be impressed by appealing anecdotes and detailed traditions introduced by our seasoned guide.
Lunch will be on your own and your insider tour guide will offer recommendations upon your tastes and preferences.
After the revitalization, your full-day tour comes to the last and the most intriguing stop. The Mutianyu Great Wall, famous for its magnificent views with fewer tourists, is one of the most well-preserved ramparts. You will ride on the cable car to enjoy a bird's-eye view of the area then start your hiking on the wall. Take in the wonder meandering across verdant mountains. Marvel at the architecturally intelligent engineering and admire the splendid allure of natural scenery. On your way back, you can choose to take toboggan (Optional) to enjoy a more exciting experience.
Then the comfy coach will transfer you back to the hotel. The nightlife in Beijing is very good, you definitely should give it a try.