Get acquainted with China’s capital city on this 10-hour day tour of Beijing. Spend time exploring the Forbidden City, and stop for a traditional Chinese box lunch in Jingshan Park. Go to Jingshan Hilll, Yandai Xiejie, and Tiananmen Square, and ride a rickshaw through the city’s hutongs. Then end your day at the Chaoyang Theater where you can enjoy an acrobatic show.
Your 10-hour day tour of Bejiing starts with a meetup at Exit B of Tiananmen East subway station (line 1) at 9am. Once you find your group and your guide, take off for an adventure through China’s capital city.
Follow your guide through Tiananmen Square on your way to the Forbidden City, the imperial palace of China’s former rulers. Here, go on a 2-hour tour of the grounds and gardens as you learn about the dynasties that ruled China from 1420 to 1912.
Take a break to fuel up with energy as you eat a picnic lunch in Jingshan Park. When your group is done eating, hike up to Jingshan Hill. Snap pictures of the stunning views from the top, and try to spot other popular landmarks, such as the White Pagoda in Beihai Park.
Next up is a ride in a rickshaw. Hop up on a rickshaw as your guide takes you through Beijing’s hutongs. At Yandai Xiejie, you’ll have time to shop for souvineers (own expense) before heading over to the Chaoyang Theater for a 1-hour acrobatic show.
After the show, your guide leaves you on your own, but the theatre is close to Hujialou subways station in case you need to get around.