Beijing’s urban planner beat you by a couple of centuries. His name is Kublai Khan. Here, you’ll find a wealth of history, both ancient (the Hall of Preserving Harmony, Summer Palace, Forbidden City) and more recent (Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, Tienanmen Square). For the best market experience, choose the Dirt Market over the touristy Silk Market.
Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival at Beijing, the Capital of China and one the most well known tourist destinations in the world, where you are met and transferred to the hotel.
This morning, see vast Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Afternoon visit a Pearl Factory and elegant Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with the largest imperial garden in the world. This evening, you’ll enjoy the famous Peking Duck banquet.
Great Wall of China is one of the most greatest wonders and the most appealing attractions in the world. After breakfast, the guide will take you to Badaling Great Wall, the most famous section of Great Wall and the site of the most visited in Beijing China. After lunch, visit a Jade Factory and observe the skilled artisans at work as they create intricate designs. This afternoon is at leisure to shop and explore at Wangfujing, Beijing’s must see shopping strip – it’s mega long and full of life.
Depart from Beijing