Beijing Private Walking Tour with Jingshan and Beihai Parks

Tours & Sightseeing in Beijing

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This is a majestic walking daily tour in 6 hours! Take the public transport from your hotel to start this exciting day. Morning to visit Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City, climb to the top of the Jinshan Park to have a bird view of the city. After that, stroll at the Imperial Garden-Winter Palace for the emperors in the Qing Dynasty and then walk at old alleys in Hutong. Only English speaking guide and entrance ticket fees are included. 
Depart your hotel between 8:30 at your convenience, walk or take the public transportation to Tian’anmen SquareVisit the largest city center square in the world - Tian’anmen Square then to the magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. We’ll spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. For around 500 years , it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government The tour route : Forbidden City is divided into two parts. The southern section, or the Outer Court was where the emperor exercised his supreme power over the nation. The northern section, or the Inner Court was where he lived with his royal family.For the lunch, you can take some fast food, snacks and water by yourself for the lunch, you also can have lunch  in the local Chinese restaurant nearby the Jingshan park, but there are not very nicer restaurants nearby, hope you can understand  After lunch, exploring the Jingshan Park, Beijing Park and Hutong areaJingshan Park, also called Coal Hill, you can climb the top of hill to enjoy the whole view of the Forbidden City. It’s worth to climb at a clear day for spectacular views of the Forbidden City and BeijingBeihai Park-This is considered one of the oldest and best-preserved imperial gardens in the downtown area.  Date back 1000 years, it’s has survived the Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties and is a perfect example of the ancient Chinese art of garden landscaping. We will leisurely stroll the gardens with plenty of photo opportunitiesExit from the north gate of Beihai Park, we will take you to walk around hutong area nearby the Houhai lakeWalk around Old Beijing Hutong : Hutong is a Mongolian word meaning water well. At nine meters (about 30 feet) wide, it is the name given to a lane or small street that originated during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). Now they have become representatives of local culture, thus it is the first choice for people who would like to learn about the local history and culture.After the busy full day tour, take the public transportation back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • English speaking tour guide service fee

What’s not included

  • Private transportation to the sights
  • Meals (lunch & Dinner)
  • Gratitude (for good service)