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5-Day Beijing, Tianjin, Chengde The Imperial China Tour from Beijing

Tour Code: 974-6189
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Beijing, China
5 Days 4 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Beijing, Chengde (Chengde Mountain Resort, Putuo Zongcheng Temple), Tianjin (Five Great Avenues, Jingyuan).

  • Looking into local people's life by taking a rickshaw at Beijing Old Hutong
  • Savoring the authentic Tianjin Goubuli Steamed Buns Cuisine
  • Acquiring the knowledge of traditional Chinese acupuncture techniques
  • Sightseeing the summer resort of ancient emperors, Chengde Mountain Resort

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 8:30am No.10, Dongsanhuan North Road - Beijing
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    • Child rates apply to those who are under 12 years old sharing a room with two adults (No bed).
    • Pre-Post Accommodation(Same Hotel as the tour): Available only on the day before (one night) or after the tour(one night). USD$35 per person per night (twin room sharing, breakfast included), there is no charge for child sharing a room with two adults. USD$70 per night applies for Single Room.
    • Lodging: Max 2 adult and 1 child are allowed in one room. We will not charge client any single supplement if they are willing to share the room with other tour members. But No complaints or amendments could be made based on this issue. If clients did not choose to share room with others, they will have to pay the single supplement fee, which costs for USD$35 per person per night.
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    Day 1


    Today we will explore Beijing, starting with the Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existinglargest structure for sacrifice to heaven. After Lunch, we will head to Old Beijing Hutong Area, where you have an opportunity to look into ordinary people's life by taking a rickshaw. And you also enjoy various optional activities, such as Paper cutting lesson, Calligraphy lesson, Beijing Opera Masks lesson, Tai Chi lesson and so on. After that, enjoy your free time at Nanluoguxiang, a fashionable pedestrian street redecorated from large numbers of one-story courtyard houses of Hutong. Right here, you could savor some local snacks, and buy various special souvenirs.
    • Beijing, CN

      With more than 20 million people, China's capital is one of the most populated cities in the world. Beijing is an incredibly ancient city, and its stylized architecture, opulent gardens, and more have made it a popular tourism locale.

      Temple of Heaven

      This large complex of Daoist buildings was built in the early 15th-century under the rule of the Yongle Emperor. The main structures are the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, and the Circular Mound Altar.

      Admission (Optional): Adult ¥35; Adult (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥30; Child ¥35; Child (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥30; Peak Season Price (Mar - Nov)


      In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. Since the mid-20th century, a large number of Beijing hutongs were demolished to make way for new roads and buildings. More recently, many hutongs have been designated as protected, in an attempt to preserve this aspect of Chinese cultural history.
    Deluxe Hotel: Xingzheju Hotel**** / T Longee Hotel****
    Day 2

    Beijing - Tianjin (113 km)

    Today, we will continue exploring highlights of Beijing, starting from The Summer Palace. After lunch we will drive to Tianjin, one of four municipalities in China. We will visit Garden of Serenity, a beautiful mix of Spanish and Japanese style architecture. After that, we will see the Five Great Avenues. We will also have the option of trying goubuli baozi, a type of steamed meat bun.
    • Tianjin, CN


      Built in 1921, belonging to the mansion owned by the Last Emperor of Qing Dyn asty, Puyi , its garden is a beautiful mix of Spanish and Japanese style architecture.

      Admission (Optional): Adult ¥20; Child ¥20

      Five Great Avenues

      A tourist and up-scale residential area in Tianjin. There are over 230 buildings of all kinds from the architecture of Britain, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. Over 50 houses have been occupied by celebrities.
    Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Tianjin Heping****/ Renaissance Tianjin Downtown Hotel****
    Day 3


    Today, we will visit the First Teaching Hospital at the Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Afterwards, we will head to Yang Liu Qing, a small town, to eat lunch and admire the Shi Courtyard. For art lovers, our tour-guide can take you to visit one of the painting studios of Yangliuqing Folk Painting.
    • Tianjin, CN

      Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

      Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is the name of a university in Tianjin, China under the municipal government. As the name implies, it specializes in traditional Chinese medicine.

      Shi Courtyard

      The former residence of Shi Yuanshi, fourth son of Shi Wan Cheng, one of eight great masters of Tianjin. Shi Courtyard shows the unique Han architecture style popular during the Qing Dynasty.

      Admission (Optional): Adult ¥27; Child ¥27

    Deluxe Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Tianjin Heping****/ Renaissance Tianjin Downtown Hotel****
    Day 4

    Tianjin - Chengde (304 km)

    Early in the morning, we will depart for Chengde to visit the Chengde Mountain Resort, China's largest imperial garden, measuring twice the size of Beijing's Summer Palace. The imperial summer villa was often used as a second capital for the Emperor. In 1994, it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Chengde, CN

      Chengde, a city in China, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated northeast of Beijing. It is best known as the site of the Mountain Resort, a vast imperial garden and palace formerly used by the Qing emperors as summer residence.

      Chengde Mountain Resort

      A large complex of imperial palaces and gardens situated in the city of Chengde in Hebei, China. Because of its vast and rich collection of Chinese landscapes and architecture, the Mountain Resort in many ways is a culmination of all the variety of gardens, pagodas, temples and palaces from various regions of China.

      Admission (Optional): Adult ¥145; Adult (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥90; Child ¥145; Child (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥90; Peak Season Price (Mar - Nov)

    Deluxe Hotel: Chengde Hotel****/ Fumanjia Hotel****
    Day 5

    Chengde - Beijing (175 km)

    After breakfast, we will visit Putuo Zongcheng Temple, one of the eight outer temples in Chengde and one of the largest temples in all of China. After lunch, we will return to Beijing.
    • Chengde, CN

      Chengde, a city in China, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated northeast of Beijing. It is best known as the site of the Mountain Resort, a vast imperial garden and palace formerly used by the Qing emperors as summer residence.

      Putuo Zongcheng Temple

      Built between 1767 and 1771, the Putuo Zoncheng Temple of Chengde is a Buddhist complex completed during the Qing dynasty. Famous for its aerial views, architectural beauty and historical significance, the temple's most notable features include the golden rooftop at Wangaguiyi, the Five Pagodas Gate and more.

      Admission (Optional): Adult ¥80; Adult (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥60; Child ¥80; Child (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb)) ¥60; Peak Season Price (Mar - Nov)

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    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure
    Beijing, CN map link No.10, Dongsanhuan North Road, Beijing, 11 (At Ballroom entrance of The Great Wall Sheraton - Beijing) 8:30am
    • Airport transfers (if available)
      (1) If there is only one person need airport transfer, you'd better book it for 1 person and have to pay 60 USD.(60 USD is the minimum price of airport transfer service. Choosing 1 person and the systerm will calculate the price as for 2 persons automatically)
      (2) When there are more than 2 persons need the service, we will charge at the price of 30USD per person. (eg. The price for 3 person is 90USD.)
      (3) We provide 24-hour airport transfer service. But if you pre-book the service which pick-up time is beyond 7:00 am- 21:00 pm, we need to charge you extra 20 USD for a car on the base of 30USD each way per person.
      (4) Suggested return flight time on the last day of tour (if applicable) after 20:00.
    • Price Includes

    • 4 nights(s) hotel accommodation
    • Daily hotel breakfast
    • Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Temple of Heaven (Optional)
      ¥30 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      ¥30 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      Chengde Mountain Resort (Optional)
      ¥90 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      ¥90 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      Putuo Zongcheng Temple (Optional)
      ¥60 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      ¥60 (Shoulder Season (Dec - Feb))
      Jingyuan (Optional) ¥20 ¥20
      Shi Courtyard (Optional) ¥27 ¥27
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
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    • Tips (30 CNY/day/person to Guide; 20 CNY/day/person to Driver)
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      Terms & Condition

      • Cancellation and Refund policy
        If you cancel your tour for any reason, including medical or family reasons the cancellation fees will apply. (Exclude departure date and notification date or any visa fees if applicable)
      • (1) 15 days before departure - Full refund
      • (2) 14-8 days before departure - 50% of tour price.
      • (3) Less than 7 days departure - No refund.
      • Responsibility
      • (1) Passengers shall be regarded as carrying his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The Company is not liable for any loss, injury, accident, damage, delay or expense which may arise during the tour.
      • (2) Passenger accepts full responsibility for losses and expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, wars, quarantine and changes in itinerary.
      • (3) The Company will not be held accountable if passenger carries any unlawful items or irregularities, any losses and expenses are the responsibility of the passenger.
      • (4) The Company, nor tour guide and driver will accept liability for lost or stolen personal property during the tour.

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