See cuddly giant pandas at Beijing Zoo, take amazing pictures of Water Cube and Bird's Nest, visit the perfectly preserved Lama Temple, hop on a rickshaw and ride through the maze of hutongs, get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City from Jingshan park. This essential day tour brings you to experience the ancient Beijing and the New Olympic.
The guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel lobby at around 7:30 – 8:30 am based on the hotel location. You will firstly drive to Beijing zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas, head to the Olympic Green and take pictures of Water Cube and Bird's Nest. Move on to visit the Lama Temple - Yonghe Lamasery is considered as the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China. Later you will have lunch in a local restaurant. Then you will take rickshaw to visit the ancient Beijing Hutong including Drum tower, Shicha Lake to experience the real culture of Beijing. Stroll around Jingshan Park, hike to the highest point to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City. And visit the Ceramics and Silk Shop during the trip. After that, the guide will transfer you back to the hotel to conclude the tour.