Beijing Essence Tour: 4 Days, 3 Nights

Location: Beijing, China

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  • Walk along the less-crowded Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
  • Experience Beijing’s hutongs by rickshaw
  • Explore the vast imperial complex of the Forbidden City
  • Relax in the royal gardens of the Summer Palace


  • 4 Days

  • Pick-up in the lobby of your hotel

  • Drop off at your hotel

  • English

What You Can Expect

  • Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

    On arrival at the Beijing airport, you’ll be met by your tour guide and transferred to the city by luxury car. After checking in at your 4-star hotel in the heart of the city you’ll have the opportunity to rest.

  • Day 2 Beijing
    • Tiananmen Square

      Your tour will begin at around 08:30, with the first stop at Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world. This immense courtyard is also the site of various historical events.

    • Forbidden City

      The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace in the world. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, 24 emperors ruled from this spot.

    • Pearl Factory

      Stop at a pearl factory, where you’ll see all types of fresh water and sea pearls. You’ll learn how to distinguish real pearls from the fakes.

    • Lunch

      Have lunch at typical Chinese restaurant

    • Hutongs

      Then move on to see Beijing’s hutongs, traveling by rickshaw to explore Beijing’s charming lanes.

  • Day 3 Beijing
    • Mutianyu Great Wall

      You’ll be picked-up at the hotel at around 08:30 and head out for a full day of hiking on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Located in Huairou County, 70 kilometers northeast of Beijing, the Mutianyu section served as the northern barrier for the defense of the capital and the imperial tombs for generations. It’s also a place of breathtakingly beautiful scenery, featuring mountains, woodlands and streams.

    • Lunch

      Lunch at the Xinshuangquan Restaurant is included.

  • Day 4 Beijing
    • Summer Palace

      Visit the Summer Palace in the morning. This is the best-preserved and largest imperial garden in China. It’s possible to take a boat ride on the lake as well.

    • Lunch

    • Departure

      Transferred to the airport for your departing flight.


    • Private airport transfers
    • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned in the description
    • Private car or van with English-speaking guide
    • Hotels fees based on 2 people sharing 1 room with twin beds
    • Service charges and government taxes
    • China Life tourist accident/casualty insurance
    • Transfers between airports and hotels (including luggage transfers)
    • China entry visa fees
    • Personal expenses
    • Tips for the tour guide and driver
    • Any meals which are not specified in the tour description
    • Single room supplement
    • Wear casual clothing with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the weather in Beijing
    • You will get our confirmation email
    • You will get our electronic voucher
    • Local operator will contact you

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