Forbidden City, Beijing
Imperial Palace, Beijing
the Great Wall
Badaling Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Ming Tombs, Beijing
Summer Palace, Beijing
Summer Palace, Beijing
Yungang Grottoes, Datong
Huayan Monastery, Datong
Nine Dragon Screen
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
6 Days China Tour
To Beijing, Datong
Tour Code: BJT_02
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive at Beijing airport or railway station. Our English-speaking tour guide will meet and welcome you at the arrival hall, and then you will be transferred to your hotel for checking in. Remaining day is free at your own leisure.
- Datong (Breakfast
Visit Tiananmen Square,
the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace)
and the Summer Palace. Take the overnight
soft berth train to Datong in Shanxi Province.
was the front gate of Forbidden City
- the imperial palace during the Ming
and Qing dynasties. Measuring 880 meters
in length and 500 meters in width, Tian'anmen
Square is located in the center of Beijing;
military parade takes place here on
China's National Day.
City: Also known
as the Imperial Palace, it was the ruling
center and living residence of 24 emperors
in Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911)
dynasties. The Forbidden City is situated
right in the center of Beijing, covers
an area of 740,000 square meters, and
has 9999.5 rooms.
Palace: The largest
and most famous imperial garden in China
which is located in the northwestern
outskirts of Beijing. The Summer Palace
was first built in 1750 as a summer
resort for the emperors in the Qing
Dynasty. It was built in order to celebrated
Emperor Qianlong's mother's 60th birthday,
and survived from several major damages
a couple of times in late Qing Dynasty.
The most attractive sight in Summer
Palace is the Kunming lake. You can
take a boat to cruise it in the summer
and enjoy skiing on the frozen lake
in the winter.
Arrive Datong in the
morning, our guide will meet you at
the railway station. Tour to the Yungang
Grottoes, the Huayan Monastery, the
Nine Dragon Screen and Shanhua Monastery.
Yungang Grottoes: China's
largest grottoes and world-famous treasure-house
of arts and culture with 53 caves, with
51,000 carved statues and bas-reliefs.
Huayan Monastery: Built during the Liao Dynasty (916-1125 AD), it was originally the ancestral temple of the imperial family, offering sacrifices for emperors. The temple occupies an area of more than 16,600 square meters. Inside the monastery, there is a wooden pagoda which is 43 meters high. Under the pagoda is a 500-square-meter underground palace, which was constructed with 100 tons of copper.
Dragon Screen: This screen was built for Zhu Gui who was the 13th son of Zhu Yuanzhang, the first Emperor of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). This 600-year-old glazed-brick structure, 45.5 meters long, 8 meters high and 2 meters wide, was originally used for guarding the gate of the mansion of Prince Zhu Gui. In 2001, it was approved as one of the national relics.
monastery was first built in A.D. 713-741
during the Tang Dynasty, the entire
monastery is a well-proportioned, well-preserved
complex. It contains more than thirty
Buddhist statues sculptured during the
Liao and Kin dynasties, the most noteworthy
being covered in gold leaf.
- Beijing (Breakfast
Visit the Yingxian
Wooden Pagoda at Fuoguang Temple. Take
the overnight soft berth train back
to Beijing which takes 6.5 hours.
Wooden Pagoda: This
is the oldest and tallest wooden pagoda
in China. Built in A.D. 1056, it is
a sixty-seven-high-high octagon with
a diameter of thirty meters at the base.
Arrive Beijing train
station in the morning, our guide will
meet you at the station. Take an excursion
to the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming
Tombs. Enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner. Optional program in the evening: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.
Wall Of China: Ancient
military defence work. Construction
of the Great Wall began during the Spring
and Autumn Period to the Warring States
Period (770BC-221BC), Badaling is the
most famous and most-visited section
of the Great Wall in China. Most travelers
visit this section when they travel
Beijing. This is largely because it
is well maintained and provides smooth
walking, while Mutianyu, Jinshanling,
and the vertiginous Simatai require
a full day's outing. A grand view can
be enjoyed on top of the fortresses.
Look into the distance; there is a sea
of lofty mountains and ridges where
the Great Wall arises from the clouds
and rapidly runs out of sight into the
Tombs: The Ming
Tombs lie in a broad valley to the south
of Tianshou Mountain in Changping County,
about 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing
proper. They are known as the 13 Ming
tombs, as 13 out of the 16 Ming emperors
were buried there. 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 kilometers,
which is surrounded by walls totaling
40 kilometers. The Ming Tombs are characterized
by its large size, complete system,
and intact preservation.
Duck Dinner: Beijing Roasted Duck is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing. The duck is hung in the oven and roasted by flame burning from fruit-wood. The finished duck is characteristic with crispy skin, tender meat and the fragrance from the fruit-wood.
national opera and it is also China¡¯s
traditional art. It combines music,
vocal performance, mime, dance, and
acrobatics. It arose in the late 18th
century and became fully developed and
recognized by the mid-19th century.
Traditional opera is very popular among
Chinese people, especially seniors.
Nowadays, appreciting an authentic Beijing
Opera Show in famous Liyuan Theater
is a must-do when you are traveling
- Departure (Breakfast
Visit the Temple of
Heaven. Be transferred back to airport
/ railway station for your onward journey.
of Heaven: An example
of China's ancient architectural art
and the architectural structure for
worshipping the heaven. Covering an
area of 2,700,000 square meters, it
is located in the southeastern part
of central Beijing. The temple of Heaven
was built in 1420 AD Ming Dynasty and
then expanded and reconstructed. It
was for emperors of the two dynasties
to worship heaven and pray for rich
harvest. Now, it has been a famous tourist
2. Hotel Accommodation
3. Tour Price
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2. The number of persons in your party,
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5. Please let us know would you like 5-star
luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels
or comfortable 3-star hotels for your
6. We specialize in customizing or tailor
making tour package to make it do exactly
what you want, if you have any request,
please let us know.
4. Quotation Inclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing
one twin or double standard room with
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at
the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in
local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by
The economic class air tickets of the
domestic flight or soft berth/seat train
tickets between cities as specified in
The main entrance tickets for the sights
6. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city
with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable. Our guide will
not fly with you from one city to another.
Upon your arrival at each city, a new
local guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see you
off after you finish the itinerary of
each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise company.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
8. Tibet Travel
Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application fee
if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Quotation Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train
charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room
Should a twin room is needed by a single
guest, supplement of the twin room will
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels
alone or the number of the travelers is
odd (such as 3,5, 7...), who stays in
one single room has to pay the single
room supplement. As the hotel is on double
Expenses of a personal nature such as
laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call,
optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
baggage charges or meals not indicated,
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides