Forbidden City, Beijing

Beijing Family Tour

FT03: 5 Days Private Tour of Beijing
Tour Type: Private Family Tour, any part of the itinerary can be customized
Guide & Driver: Kids-friendly guide, experienced driver with an air-conditioned vehicle

Tour Highlights:
  • Learn about Chinese history and culture by visiting the top scenic spots in Beijing
  • Tour Hutong by rickshaw, learn traditional Chinese folk art paper-cutting and make dumplings
  • Visit China Science and Technology Museum to cultivate children's interest and love for science
  • A la carte lunch, so you can taste authentic Beijing cuisine
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Welcome to Beijing! It is the capital of China, a modern city with rich cultural heritages and the best window to learn about China. When you arrive, our tour guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to the hotel. The rest of the time is free for your own plan.
Day 2 Beijing
After enjoying the buffet breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Tiananmen Square. Located in the heart of Beijing, it is also the largest city square in the world where one million people can hold the grand rally. Next we'll visit the Forbidden City, the imperial palace of the last two dynasties of China which has a history of more than 600 years. You will get a preliminary understanding of the history, politics and culture of ancient China under the brilliant explanation of the guide, and even the kids will not feel bored.

At noon, the guide will lead you to a special restaurant for you to taste authentic Chinese food of a la carte style, including the famous Peking Roast Duck. The guide will help you order your meal and lunch fee is included in our price.

After lunch, a rickshaw tour in Hutongs will be arranged. Hutongs are narrow alleyways in which the traditional courtyards - Siheyuan are lined. There, you can get some knowledge of the past Beijing. In addition, you can learn the paper cutting from local residents who can cut all kinds of beautiful patterns and cute animals with just a pair of scissors. Later we will visit a local family to see their daily life and learn how to make dumplings from the host.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Tiananmen Square, Beijing
Tiananmen Square
Hutong rickshaw tour in Beijing
Hutong rickshaw tour
Day 3 Beijing
After breakfast, we will go to the Temple of Heaven. Once a dedicated altar for ancient emperors to worship the heaven, pray for rain and a good harvest, the Temple of Heaven has now become a park for citizens and tourists to do physical exercises and spend leisurely time. You can join the local people to do morning exercises, practice Taiji, and dance, etc.

After that, we will go to Huairou by car to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall. It takes about 1.5 hours to reach the Great Wall, and when you arrive, have a self-paid lunch firstly.

Mutianyu Great Wall is an essence of the Great Wall and a section suitable for both seniors and kids. To save your energy, there is cable car for you to go up and down the Great Wall easily. A more exciting ride on a ropeway or a slide is also a good choice. These fees are included in our price and the guide will make arrangements for you according to your preference.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Great Wall of China
Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 4 Beijing
Today, the guide will escort you to visit the imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Summer Palace. As a representative of traditional Chinese gardens, you can enjoy the exquisite artificial landscape of centuries-old history here, including corridors, pavilions, and palaces. If interested, you may enjoy a cruise on the Kunming Lake inside; the fee is your own responsibility. Next we will visit the China Science and Technology Museum. The museum has five theme exhibition halls. Among them, the theme exhibition hall "Science Park" is specially designed for children aged 3-10. It adopts a game-based and inquisitive interactive approach to encourage children to study and think positively.

In the afternoon, you can move freely in downtown area and your guide and the driver will accompany you. Shopping malls, parks or museums are good places to go, while you have to pay for any extra admission charges.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Summer Palace, Beijing
Summer Palace
Day 5 Departure from Beijing
Today the guide and the driver will drop you off at the airport according to your flight schedule. May you have had a good time with us!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Tour price for the child under 12 is upon request, we will quote for the age.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Elly from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 14, 2019 02:45Reply
is it safe to catch taxi at midnight from Beijing Capital Airport?
We will arrive at midnight. Is it easy n safe to catch taxi to novotel xin jiao?
Answers (1)
Answered by Cora from DENMARK | Jan. 14, 2019 19:45

Yes, generally speaking, you don't worry about the safety problem. And it will be easy for you to find a taxi at that time.
Asked by Ng from SINGAPORE | Sep. 29, 2017 11:23Reply
Hi I will be in Beijing from 31 Oct to 4 Nov.
what kind of clothing should I wear? Do I need a thick down jacket? Would one that is suitable from 12 degree to down to -5 degree be too hot?
Answers (1)
Answered by Selina from CANADA | Sep. 30, 2017 03:12

According to former data, it will be 0-15C and sunny. So you can take your jacket, it’s not hot at all. Besides, sweaters, coats and gloves are also needed.
Asked by Bien Do from VIETNAM | Jun. 05, 2017 03:34Reply
Enough time to take connecting flight at Beijing Capital Airport?
I am flying from Hiroshima (Japan) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) by Air China on 19 July 2017 via PEK and Dalian International Airport. I will arrive at PEK at 15:45. The flight to Dalian is 16:30. Please consult me Is it enough time for taking the flight to Dalian?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kelly from PERU | Jun. 07, 2017 02:32

Well, you may consult your airline company whether you have booked the connecting flights ticket. If yes, then you don’t need to worry about it and you can make this transfer. If not, you are advised to rebook another flight for your trip.
Asked by Lillian from USA | Apr. 05, 2017 01:44Reply
Will the guide be able to advise me where I can change money?
Hi, will the guide in Beijing be able to advise me where I can change dollars to CNY?
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Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Apr. 05, 2017 03:22

Yes, you could ask the guide about how to exchange the money. Our guide will be glad to help you on this.

For your information, most four-star and five-star hotels in China offer exchange service for their guests. You can go to banks as well to change money. It is advisable to exchange a small amount of Chinese currencies in your country before leaving.
Asked by Chang from SINGAPORE | Nov. 21, 2016 01:40Reply
will there be snow in Beijing from 11 dec onwards
Answers (1)
Answered by Grace | Nov. 21, 2016 03:19

Well, it depends on the weather condition at that time. But the snow usually begins to fall from the end of November and it often snows in December in Beijing. You may check the weather forecast beforehand.
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