Note: Forbidden city is closed on Monday, if your tour date starts on Monday, you will visit Ming Tomb and Great Wall on the first day
Day 1: Tiananmen Square - Forbidden City - Temple of Heaven - Summer palace (L)
Complimentary pick up from your hotel will be early in the morning, then we head to the Tiananmen Square. After a short stroll along the square, walk into the Forbidden City; the largest imperial palace complex in the world and explore its history then continue your tour to the Temple of Heaven to absorb the ancient majesty of the site,
Stopover for a Chinese style lunch then visit the Silk factory before continuing the tour.
In the afternoon, start by visiting the Summer Palace to see the beautiful garden and take a boat ride on Kunming Lake and see the Qing style buildings where concubines were once disguised as merchants.
After the tour you will be sent back to your hotel.
Day 2: Ming Tomb (Dingling Tomb) - Mutianyu Great Wall (L)
Meet up again at your hotel in the morning, and drive about 1.5 hours to Dingling Tomb (the Underground Palace), one of the tombs of the 13 Tombs of the Ming Dynasty and the only Ming tomb to be excavated. Spend about 1 hour in the underground mausoleum and uncover the secrets that lie here.
Continue your tour to Jade Carving Factory before a sumptuous lunch then spend about 2 hours Conquering the Mutianyu Great Wall by either hiking or riding the cable car up (at your own cost).
After the fun Great Wall experience, enjoy a tea ceremony then your last stop is passing by the Beijing Olympic Stadium where you can take an exterior tour of the renowned Bird's Nest and Water Cube.
When your tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.