2-Day Beijing City Highlights & Mutianyu Great Wall Package (Group)
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Imperial Ancestral Temple, Forbidden City, Beihai Royal Garden
Tour Code: BM001 Tour Duration: 2-Day Tour Type: Group Tour Price Inclusion: Air-conditioned tour bus, English speaking tour guide, Entrance tickets, Lunch.
Day 1: Mutianyu Great Wall
Tour Itinerary -06:40-07:30: Be picked up by our driver or meet our tour guide at the Meeting Point before proceeding to the Great Wall at Mutianyu.
-09:30: Arrive at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. After you have arrived, you may explore the wonderfully restored Mutianyu section of Great Wall for approximately four hours. There are cable cars accessible along Mutianyu, making it easy for visitors to travel up and down the Great Wall at their own pace. There will be a lunch break where you can enjoy dishes at a local restaurant near the Great Wall.
-16:30: After the tour, you will be transferred back downtown where you can alight at the closest subway station.
Tour Duration: 07:30-16:30 (9 hours)
Included in the Tour Price Hotel pick-up service in allowed area; Round trip bus transportation; English-speaking tour guide; Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary; Uphill and downhill internal shuttle; Lunch as listed in the itinerary; 40 minutes of a guided walking tour with an interpreter.
Not Included in the Tour Price Great Wall cable car; Tips for guide and drivers (optional).
Meeting Time and Meeting Point Meeting Time: 07:30-07:40 Meeting Point: East Gate of Beijing Swissotel Hotel (Starbucks)（港澳中心东门星巴克） Address: No 2. Chaoyangmen Bei Da Jie. Beijing Address in Chinese: 北京港澳中心瑞士酒店（东四十条桥东南角）
Transportation to the Beijing Swissotel Hotel by Subway: Please take “Subway line 2” and get off at “Dong Si Shi Tiao”（东四十条）station. Following the signs for Exit C, you will find yourself outside the Beijing Swissotel Hotel where our bus parking spot is located just 50 meters to the east. Your tour guide will be wearing a red bodywarmer and will wait for you next to Starbucks. Please show your reservation name to your tour guide and they will direct you to the correct bus. Note: Subway is highly recommended due to the bad traffic in the morning. Please do not take a taxi if your hotel is more than 3 kilometers away from Beijing Swissotel hotel. Hotel Pick-Up Service
Hotel pick-up service is only available for hotels within the 2nd Ring Road. If your accommodation belongs to those such as “Express Inn, Homestay, B&B, Apartment,” please go to the meeting point, as their location in the narrow streets does not permit bus parking. Pick-up time is usually from 06:40-07:20 dependent on your hotel location. You will be informed of the specific time by your tour guide the night before your tour departure.
Day 2: Imperial Ancestral Temple, Forbidden City, Beihai Royal Garden
Tour Itinerary -08:30: Meet your tour guide at the Meeting Point before commencing your sightseeing tour to the Imperial Ancestral Temple. Next, venture to the Forbidden City to admire the imperial magnificence of the Chinese palace. Hear about how the building functions as both a political and ceremonial center, then delve into the intriguing exhibits of the Palace Museum to admire an epic collection of artwork dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Refresh yourself with lunch in a traditional restaurant ,then venture to the Beihai Royal Garden. Wander amid the botanical beauty of the surrounding grounds and explore the temples and art pieces that are dotted around the park. The walking tour ends when we reach the renowned typical Beijinger’s residential area, the “hutongs.” (Having a rickshaw tour to explore the old Beijinger’s life is optional.)
-16:30: After your tour comes to an end, bid farewell to your guide and continue to explore independently if you wish.
Tour Duration: 08:30-16:30 (8 hours)
Included in the Tour Price English-speaking tour guide; Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary; Lunch as listed in the itinerary. Not Included in the Tour Price Old Beijing Hutong Rickshaw Tour (optional); Tips for guide (optional).
Meeting Time and Meeting Point Meeting Time: 08:30 Meeting Point: Main Gate of the NUO Beijing Hotel Address: Tower B. No. 33 East Chang An Avenue. Beijing Address in Chinese: 北京饭店诺金（东长安街33号B座） Transportation to Grand Hotel by Subway Please take “Subway line 1” and get off at Wangfujing”（王府井）station. Following the signs for Exit C, walk 100 meters to the west and you will find the NUO Hotel Beijing.