If you have never been to Beijing before, then this tour may feel like one of most action-packed, yet most fulfilling, days of your life! Not only will you venture to the famous Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China and take in the fabulous mountain views, but you will also visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, both places of tremendous cultural importance to people from all over China.
• Pickup from your hotel in the morning • Tiananmen Square - one of the largest public squares in the world. It lies at the center of the historical north-south axis that runs through the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City. The history, cultural, and political significance of the square makes it a must-visit sight in Beijing. • Forbidden City - explore the largest palace complex in the world, home to 24 Chinese emperors over 491 years • Lunch - Chinese cuisine • Mutianyu Great Wall with toboggan and cable car - the top choice for those who want to see a scenic, resorted section of the Great Wall that is less touristy than crowded Badaling but closer to Beijing than Simatai or Jinshanling.