A look at centuries of history in the ancient forbidden city
Amazing views from the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
Chance to see traditional crafts at Jade factory
Opportunity to visit Chinese medicine centre
Incredible view from inside of forbidden city
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of attractions in Beijing
Admission fees for forbidden city and Mutianyu great wall
Roundtrip transport to and from your Beijing hotel within 2nd ring road of Beijing
Live tour commentary provided in English
Service charges (recommended)
Know Before You Book
Travellers aged 17 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.
You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
You must provide a copy of your passport and the details of your Beijing hotel at least 2 days before the activity date in order to confirm your reservation.
Hotel pick-up is available from select hotels located within the second ring road in Beijing city centre. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
Clients need to send all passport names, numbers and date of birth of clients to local tour operator , because local tour operator need client's passport information for buying forbidden city tickets from on-line in advance.
Please be ready in the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to the booked start time.
What you can expect
This full-day group tour begins from your most central located hotel within 2nd ring road of Beijing around 7:00 am in the morning. Then take a drive to the Forbidden City, which is kind of most impressive China's Palace Museum. This amazing palace, located in the centre of Beijing city, which was built in 1405 and completed in 1421. it was used as the imperial residence for 24 emperors from Ming and Qing dynasties. It was the palace most representative of Chinese civilisation and considered as a holy place by the Chinese people. Then have Chinese lunch and visit a jade carving factory so that experience amazing ancient Chinese Jade culture. After lunch, drive to the Mutianyu part of the Great Wall.
This is one of the best-preserved and less crowded of the Great Wall, and at one time used to protect the Beijing. To get the highest area on this section of the wall, a cable car ride is an excellent choice at your own extra charge (Because it is not included in the tour price). Before going back to your central located Beijing hotel, stop at the Chinese medicine to learn about Chinese medicine culture over there. Return to your hotel at around 17:00 PM.
Please note that group tour bus and guide can only pick up clients who stay inhotelswithin 2nd ring road of Beijing, and this tour will not be available on Monday becauseforbidden city will be closed on every Monday. Clients need to send all passport names, numbers and date of birth of clients to local tour operator , because local tour operator need client's passport information for buying forbidden city tickets from on-line in advance.