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Beijing 2-day Private Tour Excluding Hotel
 
Itinerary
Day 1. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace
                        LUNCH@RESTAURANT
Pick you up at the hotel at 8am by private car and English-speaking tour guide.
For this day tour, you will see all the most important travel wonders in the Beijing city.
Tiananmen Square is located at the center of Beijing, occupies an area of 44 hectares, big enough to hold a million people. As the heart of capital of the People's Republic of China, on China's National Day (October 1st), it is decorated by flowers, trees, fountains and flags, millions of pepople come for visiting, sometimes, there are great ceremonies on the square.
Forbidden City is just on the north of the Tiananmen Sqaure, from the Meridian Gate, we walk into the Forbidden City, according to calculations made in 1973, there are more than 90 courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 room-units inside the Forbidden City. The layout of the Forbidden City is divided into two major parts, the southern half is the front court, which centers on the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Middle Harmony and Hall of Preserving Harmony, the northern part is the residential area, which centers on the Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Union, Palace of Earthly Tranquility, the Imperial Garden and six palaces on its east and west. Visit the Forbidden City for 1.5 to 2 hours.
Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Proceed to visit the Temple of Heaven. Temple of Heaven is the largest building complex for wroshipping heaven in the world, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest inside is one of the most classic China buildings, and it is widespread used as a symbol for Beijing tourism. 1.5 hours visiting at the Temple of Heaven.
From the Temple of Heaven, it is about 40 minutes driving to the Summer Palace. The design of the Summer Palace is a great achievement, which blended the northern and southern art of building gardens together, also successfully integrated Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism beliefs into the imperial garden construction. Visit the Summer Palace for about 2 hours.
Transfer back to the hotel around 6pm after whole day tour.

Day 2. Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs(Changling Tomb & Sacred Way)
                          LUNCH@RESTAURANT
Pick you up at the hotel at 8am by private car and English-speaking tour guide.
Drive for 1.5 hours to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, Mutianyu is a section of the China Great Wall 70km northeast of Beijing, it was used to serve as the northern barrier defending the imperial city and imperial tombs. The wall was originally built in 1404, and rebuilt in 1569. Now it opens to public as one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall. The construction of the Mutianyu Great Wall is unique, with 22 watchtowers densely placed on this 2,250-metre long stretch. Different from other parts which were comprised with battlement wall and parapet wall, both the outer and inner walls of Mutianyu Great Wall were crenelated with merlons, that means shots could be fired at the enemy on both sides.
It takes 1 hour to drive from the Mutianyu Great Wall to the Ming Tombs area. In the 5th year of Yongle (1407) of Ming Dynasty, the emperor Zhu Di ordered people to select an auspicious place at suburb of Beijing as the imperial burial ground, finally, the Heavenly Longevity Mountain was chosen, from the east, west and the north sides, the location looks like a screen and an ach, flank on the south are the Dragon Hill and Tiger Hill, the Big Palace Gate is located between two hills. The Wenyu River meanders through the are from the north to west, it is a real auspicious place according to the Chinese Fengshui.  Behind the Big Palace Gate is the Sacred Way, a seven-kilometer long sacred pathway leads from south to north, all the way to the Gate of Changling. Zhu Di's Changling (Tomb of Longevity) is the first tomb built in this area, and the biggest one among the 13 Ming emperors tombs,  also, the Hall of Eminent Favor in Changling is the best preserved one, which is nine rooms wide and five rooms long, the size of the hall is rarely seen in China.
Transfer back to the hotel at about 6pm after whole day Beijing tour.



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Price Includes:Air-conditioned car, Entrance fee for mentioned tourist sites, English-speaking tour guide, Lunch Price Excludes:Hotel, Cable car and toboggan of the Great Wall, Gratuities to guide and driver, Personal expense