Depart from your Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and venture to the airport to board your flight to Beijing. Relax during the short plane journey then greet your knowledgeable guide on arrival in Beijing. Set out on your enlightening exploration of the city immediately, heading first to the mystery-shrouded Forbidden City. Marvel at some of China’s best preserved ancient buildings and hear of the complex’s prosperous yet turbulent past, which dates back to the Ming Dynasty.
Revitalize with a delicious Chinese lunch then board a comfortable vehicle to drive to the Great Wall of China, an ancient architectural feat cradled by rolling hills. Gasp as you see stonewalls stretch over 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) and admire the impressive scenery that surrounds the serpentine structure.
After your invigorating hike around one of the world’s wonders, return to Beijing International Airport and board your plane back to Shanghai. Return to your hotel in a comfortable vehicle with incredible memories of your day in Beijing.