Our tour guide will meet you in your hotel's lobby then a short drive heading to the Tian'anmen square to start your walking tour from the very Zero Point of Highways of China on the axis of old Beijing.
Tiananmen Square is the geographical center of Beijing City. It is the largest city square in the world, occupying an area of 440,000 square meters (about 109 acres).Followed by your expert and professional guide,a very informative introduction of the Tian'anmen square and surrounding buildings will be given to your group,as everyone moves along towards to the Forbidden City.
After the Forbidden City, you will trek up to a hill behind the Forbidden City – Jingshan Park (altitude: 94meters). You will enjoy a bird eye view of the whole Beijing.
we will stop at the Shichahai Lake where will have many food options.Located in the southwest of the Drum Tower in beautiful surroundings, Shichahai Lake has a history of about 700 years in the Yuan Dynasty (1279_1368). It assumed its present name in the Ming Dynasty (1368_1644). Strolling along its shoreline, the visitor can appreciate the lake’s glimmering blue water, its graceful weeping willows, its twisting railings and the flower-and-tree-covered central island. Pleasure boats are available for rowing and the banks are amply provided with shady places to rest. A swimming area in the lake is open every summer.
After walking around the lake, you guide will leading you go though the hutongs. There are a lot of interest place you may want to visit. (Nanluoguxiang Street, Drum and bell tower, some local people's home. ) Conected with the hutongs is the magic JingHang Canal,along the canal a relax walking will take you to our Cafe where to conclude the tour and have a cosy coffee break and refreshment as you like,Your tour will end at the our coffee shop, Oour guide will give suggestions for you on where to go and how to get to the next place..
Without queuing at the ticket office, your tickets will be booked online in advance. Once enter the Forbidden City,your guide will find a quite sitting area and introduce you to the palace, making you feel immersed in the history of the Ming and Qing Dynasty.People always say:when visit Forbidden city, 70% is to learn the stories and 30% is to see the palace.During the walking tour, you will stop at different locations to have the "Story time" and gain the insight view to the fascinating culture.This detailed tour to the Forbidden city also including the visit to the important museums to discover the treasures from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. You'll be walking pass the most notable buildings during the tour as well as the west and east chambers: The Tian'anmen square The Great Hall of the People The Front Gates The Chairman Mao's memorial Hall The Monument to the People's Hero The National Museum The Tian'anmen Gate The Meridian Gate The Hall of Supreme Harmony The Hall of Central Harmony The Hall of Preserving Harmony The Hall of Heavenly Purity The Hall of Union The Hall of Earthly Tranquility The West and East Chambers The Hall of Treasures Museum The Hall of Clocks Museum The Garden of Qianlong Emperor Pavilion of Pleasant Sounds Well of Concubine Zhen Hall of Joyful and Longevity The Imperial Garden ...and much more !
Please confirm your tour at least 24 hours in advance. On the day of your tour.