Mini Group Day Tour: In-depth Beijing Forbidden City Heritage Discovery

Mini Group Day Tour: In-depth Beijing Forbidden City Heritage Discovery
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$99
Duration: 8 hours
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This is the  exclusive Forbidden City tour where you can go deeply into the Chinese History with our  Expert “Professor” Guide. You won’t miss any area that a common 2 hours tour does. You'll see mythical historic places  with no rush at all, and getting the full picture with comprehensive explanations.  Skip the lines at the Forbidden City as VIP guests. In this 600-year-old building complex with 9,999½ forbidden imperial chambers, today NOWHERE is closed and NO secret is kept from you.

It is not a tour to a common attraction, it is a tour to deeply understand Chinese history, and is a tour to Chinese culture.
In the morning your driver will be waiting for you at your hotel lobby and drive you to the meeting point – the East Flower Gate of the Forbidden City and starts today’s discovery tour to the mysterious Forbidden City.

The Forbidden City also called the Palace Museum, Chinese name Gugong, the old palace is the world’s largest imperial palace with 9,999½ forbidden imperial chambers, home to 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties (1420–1911).You don't have to waste your time in waiting for the Forbidden City tickets like most of other tour gourps do as your tour guide will book the tickets for you on-line in advance from the management office of the Forbidden City and this service is only opened for several registered partners of Forbidden City.

You’ll be guided by a knowledgeable English-speaking Chinese culture expert who will present the interesting history and culture of the Chinese imperial lives by using an IPad with pictures and videos on it.You’ll visit 19 spots in the Forbidden City while other tour groups visit only 6 similar spots. Your tour guide will interact with you by asking questions and playing games so that you can easily understand the hidden stories behind these palaces.

At noon, you will be served for lunch in a coffee bar. You’ll have chance to discuss and share your questions and thoughts about the palace, the history and the culture with your tour guide and other tour members. After the lunch,  you will visit the  Tian'anmen Square - the largest urban square in the world where you can see the famous portrait of Chairman Mao hanging on the red wall. Later on you will visit  Jingshan Park which is located in front of the Forbidden City. It is said to be  the best position to get a panoramic view of the Forbidden City. After that you'll be transfered back to your hotel at around 5:00 PM.

This is a mini group tour with 6 customers at maximum.

This is the  exclusive Forbidden City tour where you can go deeply into the Chinese History with our  Expert “Professor” Guide. You won’t miss any area that a common 2 hours tour does. You'll see mythical historic places  with no rush at all, and getting the full picture with comprehensive explanations.  Skip the lines at the Forbidden City as VIP guests. In this 600-year-old building complex with 9,999½ forbidden imperial chambers, today NOWHERE is closed and NO secret is kept from you.