Highlights of Beijing Tour

Highlights of Beijing Tour

From AUD 490.00
Trip Length 2 Trip Code CH - FA - 1
Tour Group 2 - 14 Age Range open age

Highlights of Beijing Tour: Tour Information

This 2 day Beijing tour is a feast of Beijing highlights and is designed not only for comfort but for the Highlights you encounter.

China is a time capsule of ancient cultures and modern miracles in eight shorts days this tour visits some of the most famous sites china has to offer, The mysteries of The Great Wall, The Forbidden City and much more are there to be discovered in and around Beijing

We can also design special departures, to your highlights of China, the sites you really want to see, send us an email, tell us what you want to see in and around china and the style in which you wish to travel and we will put your desired tour together for you.

Day One - Includes lunch and dinner
You will be met at the hotel lobby/ or airport by your private tour guide in the morning.
Visit the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City the Temple of Heaven, the famous Beijing Duck served as dinner in the evening. Overnight in Beijing Guangzhou Hotel.

Day Two - Includes lunch and dinner
Full day trip to the Great Wall and Ming Tombs. Enjoy the Beijing Opera Performance in the evening. 

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Beijing Tour Introduction
Day One - Beijing - You will be met at the hotel lobby/ or airport by your private tour guide in the morning.
Visit: 
Tian'anmen Square

As one of the largest city squares in the world, Tian An Men Square occupies an area of 440, 000 square meters--spacious enough to accommodate half a million people. Many annual and special celebrations and assemblies are held here.

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City (ImperialPalace) in the heart of Beijing is the largest and most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China, and the world at large. Its construction began in 1406 and was completed 14 years later, having a history so far of some 580 years. Twenty-four emperors from the Ming and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties lived and ruled China from there. Most of the buildings in the Forbidden City were rebuilt many times, although they maintained the original architectural style.
The buildings of the Forbidden City fully embody the artistic features and style of ancient Chinese palace architecture, and can be called a masterpiece in Chinese, even world, architectural history.

the famous Beijing Roasted Duck served as dinner in the evening.

Overnight in Beijing Guangzhou Hotel.

Day Two- Beijing - Full day trip to the Great Wall and Ming Tombs.
Great Wall of China at Badaling

Badaling means "giving access to every direction", the name itself suggests its strategic importance. Badaling Great Wall was the best preserved part of the Ming Great Wall with over 600 years history. Here, The wall was designed to allow five horsemen or ten soldiers to march side by side along the wall. Also, the wall of this section was built of giant rocks and bricks of similar size, therefore, Badaling Great Wall was also regarded the strongest section of the Ming Great Wall.

Ming Tombs -World's Largest Concentration of Royal Tombs
At a distance of 50 km northwest of Beijing stands an arc-shaped cluster of hills fronted by a small plain. Here is where 13 emperors of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) were buried, and the area is known as the Ming Tombs. Construction of the tombs started in 1409 and ended with the fall of the Ming Dynasty in 1644. In over 200 years tombs were built over an area of 40 square kilometres, which is surrounded by walls totalling 40 kilometres. Each tomb is located at the foot of a separate hill and is linked with the other tombs by a road called the Sacred Way.

Enjoy the Beijing Opera Performance in the evening.

Beijing Opera

Peking Opera, which originated in the late 18th century, is a synthesis of music, dance, art and acrobatics. It is the most influential and representative of all operas in China.

Peking opera of China is a national treasure with a history of 200 years. In the 55th year of the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty(1790) ,the four big Huiban opera Troupes entered the capital and combined with Kunqu opera, Yiyang opera, Hanju opera and Luantan in Beijing's thearetical circle of the time. Through a period of more than half a century of combination and integration of various kinds of opera there evolved the present Peking opera, the biggest kind of opera in China, whose richness of repertoire, great number of artists of performance and of audiences, and profound influence are incomparable in China.

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This Tour Depart daily on request

Local Tour Payments (LTP) or a Kitty payment, if stated is paid direct to your tour leader / crew on day 1.

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