BJ-32(Not Running On Monday Except July and August)
Please Choose A Full Day or B Half Day Tour
The Forbidden City, located in the center of China’s capital, Beijing, displays an extraordinarily harmonious balance between buildings and open space within a more or less symmetrical layout.
BJ-32 give you the detailed tour of the The Forbidden City, to enjoying a walking tour with our experienced, friendly and fun tour guide.
From January 1st, 2014, the Forbidden City will be closed on every Monday (except the public holidays and July 1 – Aug.31) for the examination and maintenance of the ancient palace architecture and the cultural relics.
Depart your hotel at the planned time
Exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tiananmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years
The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing,, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.
The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture,and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere.
The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987,and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world
The Walking tour will covers the most important buildings within the Forbidden city,to learning and knowing the emperors and concubines life in this masive palace
You can choose either to spend 4 hours here or 6–8 hours in this huge palace
4 HOURS ROUTE
6-8 HOURS ROUTE
DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel’s lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
It’s a heavy day with a lot of walking. So be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have a good sleep the day before
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
This One Day Walking tour have two different quotation,half day (4-5 hours) or Full day (6-8 hours) Our tour guide will meet you in your downtown hotel’s lobby,then you will either take taxi or subway to the sites,you pay your own transportation.The Tour is altogether 6-8 hours,if you want to extend the tour(more than 8.5 hours),it is 100rmb or 15 USD per hour.
Start time: the time you meet in your hotel’s lobby
End time: Back to your hotel or drop you off at the sites in city
If you choose our tour guide only,you will pay your own taxi or subway or bus fee.
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
Please pay your own and our guide’s lunch in the Forbidden City if you choose full day 6-8 hours tour
In China,children’s discount are based on height,please let us know your children’s height,so we can give you the children’s discount accordingly
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Experienced Tour Guide (or guide with private transportation depending on your choice)
Entrance Fees to the Forbidden City(Including two Museums If you choose full day Tour )
Please pay you and Your guide’s lunch if you choose Full day Tour
Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Additiional Entrance fee in the Forbidden city
Transportation to and back to your Hotel