1-Day Tour to the Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace (Group)
Attractions: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Tour Code: BC002 Tour Duration: 07:30-17:00 Tour Type: Group Tour Price Inclusion: Air-conditioned tour bus, English speaking tour guide, Entrance tickets, Lunch.
Highlights Botrip invites you to witness three major, splendid, imperial buildings in Beijing. The Forbidden City is the largest royal palace in the world and this tour provides you with 4 hours to explore the site as we cover both the west, east and central line. You will be able to board the Meridian Gate to get a closer look at the turrets of elegant buildings, visit museums, explore the distinctive royal garden and the royal family residence. In the afternoon, you will be guided to the beautiful Summer Palace, which previously existed as the vacation spot for the royal family. During your visit to the Summer Palace you can admire the halls, courtyards, pavilions, temples and wooded hillsides of this opulent lakeside.
Tour Itinerary 07:30: Meet your tour guide at the meeting point before commencing your captivating sightseeing tour to the Tian’anmen Square. Tian’anmen Square is a must-visit place for traveler to Beijing and is the largest public square in the world. Your guide will provide you with commentary about the history, architecture, and anecdotes of the square, you will have around 20 minutes there for taking photos.
Next, venture to the Forbidden City to absorb the imperial majesty of the Chinese palace. Hear about how the building functions as both a political and ceremonial centre, then delve into the intriguing exhibits of the Palace Museum to admire an epic collection of artwork dating back to the Ming Dynasty.
Revitalize with a delicious lunch in a traditional restaurant then venture to the Summer Palace. On arrival at the Summer Palace, wander amid the botanical beauty of the surrounding grounds and explore the temples and art pieces that are dotted the park.
After your tour comes to an end, bid farewell to your guide and continue to explore independently if you wish.
Included in Tour Price Air-conditioned bus transportation; English-speaking tour guide; Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary; Lunch at a local restaurant
Additional Information 1. Meeting Time & Meeting Point: Meeting Time: 07:30-07:40. Meeting Point: Lobby in the Beijing Grand Hotel. Address: No. 35 East Chang An Avenue. Beijing
Address in Chinese: 北京贵宾楼饭店（东长安街35号）.
2. Transportation to Grand Hotel by Subway: Please take “Subway line 1” and get off at station “Wangfujing”（王府井）.
Following the signs for exit C, walk 300 meters to the west and you will find the Grand Hotel Beijing.