Temple of Heaven, Beijing

One Day Beijing City Tour $79, 1 to 9 Guests

Temple of Heaven - Jingshan Park - Hutong - Summer Palace
US$109 US$79
per person
Select Date and Travelers
Adult(>11 years old)
US$79 per person
Child(3-11 years old)
US$69 per person
Total Price:
US$109 US$79
Highlights
  • Mini group of no more than 9 guests, providing more care and comfort.
  • 100% Lowest Price Guarantee! We beat any price of identical tour service.
  • No tourist shops or factories take up your valuable time for sightseeing.
  • Admire the grand architectures and interact with local people at the Temple of Heaven.
  • Have a panoramic shot of Forbidden City from the top of Jingshan Park.
  • Experience a rickshaw ride through Hutongs, a unique way of learning Old Beijing culture.
  • Trace the royal life of ancient China in the time-honored imperial garden Summer Palace.
  • Two bottles of drinking water per person and small local refreshments are provided for free.
  • Professional English-speaking guide offers in-depth commentary and photography inspirations.
Detailed Itinerary
7:30 - 8:30 Hotel Pick-up & Drive to Temple of Heaven
On the morning of Beijing city tour, we will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel between 7:30 and 8:30, and then drive to the Temple of Heaven directly. Our tour guide will contact you to specify the meeting time one day in advance. You can contact your private travel consultant at any time if you haven't received the pick-up message before 20:00. We are at your service for 24 hours.
8:30 - 10:00 Visit Temple of Heaven
We will start this mini group tour from the Temple of Heaven. It is the largest royal sacrificial building group in China with over 500 years of history. Emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 - 1912) used to hold the annual Heaven Worship Ceremony and pray for a good harvest year there. Now it has turned to be a large park to provide local people with leisure and entertainment. Following our professional guide, you could learn the grand architectural art and know more about the sacrificial culture of ancient China.
Marvel at the imposing architectures at the Temple of Heaven
Marvel at the imposing architectures at the Temple of Heaven
A good chance to get up close with local people at the Temple of Heaven
A good chance to get up close with local people at the Temple of Heaven
10:00 - 11:00 Drive to Visit Jingshan Park
Then we will set off to Jingshan Park, a beautiful royal garden of Ming and Qing dynasties. The Wanchun Pavilion on the top of the Jingshan Hill provides a full view of the majestic Forbidden City. To reach the pavilion, you need to climb over 100 steps which will take about 10-15 minutes. Don't miss the opportunity to shoot some great pictures if you have energy.
A grand scene of the Forbidden City from the top of the Jingshan Hill
A grand scene of the Forbidden City from the top of the Jingshan Hill
11:00 - 13:30 Have a Rickshaw Hutong Tour
Next, we are going to visit Hutongs. There we will take a rickshaw to travel through the old alleys and explore the folk culture as well as the history of Hutong. What's more, we will arrange for you to visit a Hutong family where you can look around the traditional quadrangle dwelling and observe the old Beijingers' lifestyles.

Many restaurants, featured stores and snacks bars can be found in Hutong area. We leave today's lunch on your own so that you will have the flexibility to choose some local food that you want to try. Our guide is always ready to suggest and help. If time permits, you can also walk around the Houhai Lake - a beautiful lake in the famous Shichahai scenic area and the Skewed Tobacco Pouch Street, one of the oldest hutongs in Beijing after lunch.
Travel through the Hutongs by rickshaw and catch a glimpse of old Beijingers' life
Travel through the Hutongs by rickshaw and catch a glimpse of old Beijingers' life
Interact with the local people in a traditional family courtyard
Interact with the local people in a traditional family courtyard
13:30 - 16:10 Drive to Visit Summer Palace
The final stop today will be the scenic Summer Palace. It is now the largest and best preserved royal garden in China which is reputed as the museum of royal gardens. The enchanting scenery of the Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill is delightful. Moreover, the grand palaces, temples, and pavilions with rich and exquisite ornaments in the Summer Palace will leave you a deep impression as they are the masterpieces of traditional royal architectures.
Enjoy your time at the most beautiful royal garden in China - Summer Palace
Enjoy your time at the most beautiful royal garden in China - Summer Palace 
Feast your eyes on the vista of the Summer Palace
Feast your eyes on the vista of the Summer Palace
16:10 - 17:10 Hotel Drop-off
After the whole day's sightseeing, our guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel. Thanks for booking the Beijing sightseeing tour with us. We sincerely hope you have a wonderful time during the tour. You are always welcomed to contact us should you want to join us for another trip.
Tour Price (US$ Per Person)   
Daily Departure
Adult(>11 years old)$109 $79
Child(3-11 years old)$99 $69
Price Includes
  • Pick-up & drop-off from the hotel
  • Entrance fees as indicated above
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Experienced driver & air conditioned vehicle
  • Two bottles of mineral water per person
Price Excludes
  • Meals, advice freely available
  • Hotels
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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Hotel Pick-up Service
Beijing is a very large city. To ensure the morning pick-up going smoothly as scheduled, we suggest you choose hotels within the downtown area of the fourth ring road of the city. Please refer to the map of Beijing Downtown below. The square shape colored in green is on the fourth ring road of Beijing.
map of Beijing Downtown
Booking Policy
  • Infant Price: This tour is free of charge for an infant under 3 years old.
  • Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, confirmation will be sent within 12 hours.
  • Payment: Full payment is required at least two days prior to the day trip. We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card, Alipay, Wechat and Bank Transfer.
  • Cancellation: Your payment is fully refundable if you cancel more than 24 hours prior to the trip. Cancellation within 24 hours or any unused portion after the day trip begins is non-refundable.
  • The departures are guaranteed even with two persons.
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