Day by Day Itinerary
On arrival in Beijing, you will be met by our English speaking tour guide and transferred to our pre-arranged hotel in Beijing. Free for the rest of the day.
After breakfast at your hotel, start your tour with the visit to Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Then move on to the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.
After halal lunch at a muslim restaurant near Niujie Mosque. Then move on to visit Niujie Mosque, the oldest in Beijing with over one thousand years' history.
Continue to visit the Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. Then visit a Silk Factory, where you can bargain for silk products and China's traditional silk arts (40 minutes). Back to your hotel in Beijing.
Meals: Western breakfast and halal lunch
After breakfast, have a full day excursion. First visit to Badaling Great Wall£¬a mountain pass of the Jundu Mountain. Badaling section of Great Wall is about 3, 740 meters long and averagely 8 meters high. The highest section is 15 meters high. The wall is wide enough for five horses to ride abreast. Badaling was the earliest part open to the visitors among all the sections of the Great Wall in Beijing. Cable car is available and optional. Then visit a Jade Carving Factory, where you can bargain for jade and handicrafts and get to know about Chinese jade culture (40 minutes).
After the muslim lunch, then head to the Changling,(one of the 13 Ming Tombs), which was the head and the largest tomb of Ming Tombs, where Emperor Yongle (the first Ming Dynasty emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried. Emperor Yongle was the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty to build a tomb. After that another 12 tombs were built. Back to your hotel in Beijing.
Meals: Hotel western breakfast and halal lunch
After breakfast, start your morning tour with the visit to the Summer Palace, originally a royal garden and a temporary dwelling palace for emperors of Qing Dynasty
Head to the Olympic Green to have an outside look at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. Then transfer to airport for departure or free activity on your own.
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