Follow a local guide to discover ancient and new Beijing on this day, See the lovely giant pandas in Beijing Zoo, visit the perfectly preserved Lama Temple, experience real Beijing culture of the Hutong and Courtyards, and take amazing pictures of Water Cube and Bird's Nest.
The guide will pick you up from your downtown hotel lobby at around 7:30 - 8:00 am based on hotel location, aboard the air-conditioned coach to discover ancient and new Beijing. Firstly drive to visit Beijing Zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas, head to Olympic Green and take amazing pictures outside Water Cube and Bird's Nest, both were designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and now the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation activities. During the trip, you have chance to Traditional Silk Arts and Pearl Center for visiting and shopping. Later move on to have a Hutong and Courtyards tour to experience the real culture of Beijing, which attract more tourists from home and abroad than the high-rise buildings and large mansions. And visit the Lama Temple also named Yonghe Lamasery, which is considered as the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China. To conclude the trip, enjoy comfortable transfer back to the hotel and bid fare to your guide.