7 Days / 6 Nights Beijing Tour with Extension to Chengde

china train odysseyTour Highlights: Tian'anmen Square
the Temple of Heaven
Chengde Imperial Summer Villa


Day 1 Arrive / Beijing (no meal)

Arrive at Beijing. Be met & transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Beijing (B, L, D)

Full day trip to the Tian'anmen Square , the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven . Enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.
- The Tian'anmen Square : The largest city square in the world.
- The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. - The Temple of Heaven: a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Day 3 Beijing (B, L)

Full day trip to the Great Wall, Ming Tomb and The Sacred road. - The Great Wall: One of the great wonders in the world and the symbol of China .
- The Ming Tomb (Ding Tomb): an underground palace for a Ming-dynasty emperors' afterlife.
- The Sacred Road: "the way leading to Heaven", which is guarded on both sides with 12 stone statues.

Day 4 Beijing (B, L)

Visit Beijing Planning Exhibition, Beihai Park and take a 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong.
- Yonghe Lamasery: First built in 1694, the largest Lamasery outside Tibet .
- Beihai Park: Approached by four gates, and just north-west of the Forbidden City, Beihai Park (North Sea Park) is the former pleasure ground of the Emperors. It is now one of the oldest and most authentically protected imperial gardens in China. - Hutong tour: the unique street design in Beijing - some crisscrossing old narrow paths with courtyard houses built on each side. It can be regarded as a window into Beijing folk life.

Day 5 Beijing / Chengde (B, L)

In the morning, our local guide will help you transfer to the railway station for your train to Chengde (245km, about 4hours). Upon arrival at Chengde, you will be met and escorted to the hotel. The tour this afternoon will bring you to the Imperial Summer Villa. - Imperial Summer Villa: The popular summer resort of Qing Emperors.

Day 6 Chengde / Beijing (B,L)

Enjoy a tour to Puning Temple and Putuozongsheng Temple before your train back to Beijing. Our local guide in Beijing will meet you at railway station and escort you to the hotel. - Puning Temple: The temple consisting of magnificent halls, and famous for 37-meter-high wood Buddha. - Putuozongsheng Temple: Modeled on the Potala Palace in Tibet, hence, it is nicknamed as "Lesser Potala Palace".


Day 7 Beijing / Exit (B)

Transfer to airport and fly to next destination.

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