"A Wonder of the World"

The northern capital has been the heart and soul of the political power throughout its long history, and is now a modern metropolis with an array of spectacular sights and one of China’s true ancient citadels. Here you can find a wealth of history both ancient and more recent.

Visit the graceful Temple of Heaven and explore the magnificent Forbidden City, former home to imperial families.

Stroll around the adjoining lakes, which used to be the emperors’ vast pleasure gardens.

Discover one of the Beijing’s Hutongs, the famous narrow alleys with traditional courtyard houses. Take an early morning climb to the Great Wall while it’s still bathed in the morning light to make the perfect picture.

Great Wall: Mutian Yu 

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Mutianyu Great Wall
Beijing-Summer Palance-Marble Boat Built by Cixi, Xpats Travel
Summer Palace: Marble Boat Built by Cixi
Temple of Heaven at Sunset , Xpats Travel
Temple of Heaven at Sunset
Lion guardian at Forbidden City - Beijing travel agency - Xpats Travel
Lion guardian at Forbidden City
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Summer Palace

Day 1 Arrival Beijing
Take the train to Beijing, upon arrival, meet the guide at the railway station, and transfer to the hotel. 
Overnight in Beijing
 
Day 2 Beijing 
After breakfast, meet the guide at the hotel lobby. Go to visit Tiananmen Square - the heart of Beijing, is the world's largest city center square; 
Forbidden City - which covers an area of over 720,000 m², has more than 9,000 buildings and construction area of 150,000 square meters. 
Forbidden City was the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, is the existing China's largest and most complete ancient buildings;
and Temple of Heaven - it covers an area of 273 hectares, and it is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Afterwards, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Beijing
 
Day 3 Beijing Great Wall Tour
Today, the guide will take you to visit the Great Wall – Mutianyu(less tourists). The Great Wall is a symbol of ancient Chinese civilization and a world-renowned fortification. 
Stretching 6,350 kilometers on the mountains in Northern China, the Great Wall was first built in the 7th century B.C. and completed during the reign of the first Emperor of Qin. 
It was extended during the Ming Dynasty. Being one of the "seven wonders of the world", it has been listed as a world cultural heritage. 
Overnight Beijing

Day 4 Beijing Tour
In the morning, the guide will take you to visit Summer Palace - first built in the Qing Dynasty Qianlong Emperor 15 year (AD 1750), which was completed lasting for 15 years, 
it is an important witness of the modern history of China and it is also the locality of many major historical events.
 In the afternoon, hop on an old-fashioned rickshaw and explore Beijing’s hutongs. Afterwards, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Beijing
 
Day 5 Beijing – Shanghai Departure
Today, you will go to visit the renowned Art Gallery zone: The Space 798 Art Zone, it has become a popular attraction for many visitors at home and abroad. 
Visitors not only enjoy the unique old reconstructed factory style, but also the cultural, artistic and commercial performances that it hosts. 
You will stop by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and Water Cube (National Aquatic Centre), 
which are constuced for the 2008 Summer Olymics, you amy appreciate its unique appearance and take some photos.

End of journey

 

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