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Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Great Wall Bus Tour

by Variarts Travel
Price Not Available
Nonrefundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Engrossing journey through historic Tiananmen Square

  • Walking through the charming Forbidden City palatial complex

  • Jade Carving Factory, where the special cut stone is made

  • Enticing traditional-Chinese lunch at a local restaurant

  • Vistas from a well-preserved section of the Great Wall

Highlights

  • Engrossing journey through historic Tiananmen Square

  • Walking through the charming Forbidden City palatial complex

  • Jade Carving Factory, where the special cut stone is made

  • Enticing traditional-Chinese lunch at a local restaurant

  • Vistas from a well-preserved section of the Great Wall

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Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Great Wall Bus Tour

Activity Location

Tiananmen Square

Beijing

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Beijing City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Beijing


Description

Enjoy some of China's most famous landmarks with an expert guide to explain their cultural and historical meaning. Explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and hike up the most famous section of the Great Wall of China. The tour also includes stops at a jade carving factory and a Chinese Traditional Medicine Hospital.

Get up bright and early, ready for the day's adventure which begins with convenient pickup from your hotel. Hop in the bus and travel approximately an hour to Tiananmen Square. This historical site is where protesters congregate to stand up for what they believe in, in defiance of the government. Then, walk to the Forbidden City where you can see the largest and best-preserved palatial complex. Walk along the palace grounds for 2 hours before heading to your next stop.

Boarding the bus once more, you will visit a jade carving factory for 45 minutes. Marvel at how this stone is carved by experts, then savor a delightful, authentic-Chinese lunch. Reflect on all the amazing things you've seen so far as you ride 30 minutes to the Mutianyu Great Wall. Hike up the wall for an amazing photo opportunity of one of the most iconic sights in the world while passing several watch towers for different views.

Lastly, you will have the chance to learn about the Chinese traditional medicine culture at a specialised hospital. Finishing the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.


Inclusions

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Entrance admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Beijing city centre hotels


Exclusions

  • Fee of cable car to the Mutianyu Great wall to pay directly in cash


Know Before You Book

  • Right after booking please send an e-mail to the local travel agency e-mail provided in the voucher with all customers passport numbers, passport names and ages to purchase the Forbidden City ticket(s).

  • Please note there are two 45 minute shopping stops in the itinerary where if you wish you can buy souvenirs for your relatives back home.

  • This is a bus tour. The exact hotel pick-up time (between 6:30 am and 7:30 am) will be informed by your guide a day before the tour starts (normally after 6:00 pm) by a phone call to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Beijing hotels (within 3rd ring road). If you stay in a hutong hotel in a narrow lane, the guide will ask you to please walk a few steps and wait for the bus on a main street.

  • Pick-up from Airbnb or residential apartment is not possible. Our Customer Service will inform you by e-mail of an alternative pick-up meeting point


Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Great Wall Bus Tour ratings based on 32 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

4.1 out of 5

1/5 Nov 29, 2019

The tour company picked us up 40 minutes later than scheduled in an old van (not a bus as advertised), the driver was rushing , speeding and driving like a mad person, we were dropped off 3 blocks away from our hotel in the middle of two major, heavy traffic intersections.