Private Beijing Layover Tour: Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City with Airport Transfer

Private Beijing Layover Tour: Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City with Airport Transfer
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$96
Duration: 9 hours
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While on a layover in Beijing, see one of the world's seven wonders: the Great Wall and the UNESCO site The Forbidden City, a large city central square Tian'anmen Square, on this private tour with round-trip airport transfer. This customized tour is ideal for business travelers and short term visitors, specifically designed for those with limited time to spend sightseeing in Beijing. Your informative local guide will take you by private vehicle to the sites according to the time of your layover, after the tour you will be transferred back to the airport. The layover tour is for Beijing International Airport (PEK) only.

Your private layover tour of Beiing begins with pickup at Beijing International Airport in the morning or afternoon, depending on your flight arrival. Your informative local guide will take you by private vehicle to the Great Wall at Mutianyu section, one of the seven wonders in the world and one of the few man made projects which you can see from space. On the way to the Great Wall, about a 1.5 hour drive, your guide will explain the history and stories about the Great Wall. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery on the way.

On arrival of the Mutianyu Great Wall, you will take their shuttle bus to the foot of the mountain, then take either the cable car round trip or ski-lift up and toboggan down at the Great Wall. Spend 2-3 hours to hike the wall depending on your flight arrival and departure time.

Next, heading to Beijing city, if time allows, you are able to stop by to take photos at the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium, where it had hosted many spectacular events during time of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Drive pass by the Drum tower area, the local street -Hutong allays, and Houhai lake area. Then exploring the Tian'anmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years.

The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

Your private tour ends with return transport to the Beijing International airport.

    While on a layover in Beijing, see one of the world's seven wonders: the Great Wall and the UNESCO site The Forbidden City, a large city central square Tian'anmen Square, on this private tour with round-trip airport transfer. This customized tour is ideal for business travelers and short term visitors, specifically designed for those with limited time to spend sightseeing in Beijing. Your informative local guide will take you by private vehicle to the sites according to the time of your layover, after the tour you will be transferred back to the airport. The layover tour is for Beijing International Airport (PEK) only.