Beijing Heritage Walking Tour

Overview:

Type of Tour: Small Group (3 to 8 Pax)
Duration: 5-6 hours
Attractions: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City
Service: English tour guide, Entrance fees
Walking Level: ★★★☆☆ (Middle)
Meeting point: East Gate of Temple of Heaven
Meeting time: 9 am
Departure: Daily (Except Monday)

Highlights:

1. Small-group format ensures a personalized experience.
2. Reserve your entrance tickets online to skip the long queue.
3. Learn the local culture and try activities with a local expert.
4. Informative, friendly and professional tour guide.
5. Hear entertaining stories and history from an informative guide.

Meeting point: East gate of Temple of Heaven

How to get there:
1. By subway. Line 5 to Tiantandongmen station (天坛东门). Walk out from exit A and turn right, Walk 20 meters.
2. TAXI: Ask your driver to take you to Tiantandongmen (天坛东门)
Give the taxi driver the address in Chinese: 天坛东门
Call for help: +86-13581665548

Itinerary

9 am 
Your guide will welcome you at the meeting point by hold a small flag with “Beijing walking Tours”.

The tour starts at the East gate of Temple of Heaven; you will see millions of local activities and your guide will explain the Chinese ideas.
Then you will lead to see the beautiful temples and learn about the religions in our country. After 2 hours walk in the temple of heaven, you will lead to Tiananmen square by taking a public bus. Don’t worry; the bus is only 15 minutes to go. It is a great chance to feel how locals use the public bus.
Our guide will arrange a short break before visit the big palace. Or be take in the old street (Qianmen street) to try some local street food. This tour is flexible according to the group members.
Tiananmen Square is the heart of China for over 600 years. You will learn its past and today. After 1/2 hours walk at the Tiananmen square then going through the middle gate of Tiananmen Square, you’ll see a vast red gate that is the Forbidden City. Then you will go with a quite nice walk to see the fantastic imperial city and hear unique stories. You will have a lot of opportunities for beautiful pictures. The tour will finish at the north gate of the Forbidden City.

This is a long walk day; you can choose to have late lunch together with the group after the tour (Your own cost). Our guide will take you to a local restaurant which is not far away.

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Tour price:(All prices publish are in RMB and per person)

Adults Children (age 2-12) Infant (age < 2)
Price 350 300 FREE

Includes:
1. Professional English-speaking tour guide
2. All entrance tickets to the sights listed above.
3. Bus fee from Temple of heaven to Tiananmen Square.

Not included:
1. Personal costs.
2. Gratuity to the guide.
3. Anything which is not listed above.


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FAQS:

Does the tour buy tickets online for us before the tour happen?
Yes, we will buy the tickets for you 1 day before the tour happens to avoid the long queue. Please send us your passport number with your full name when you book the tour.

Does the tour happen other dates such as Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday?
We don’t do group tour during these days; please book our private heritage walking tour.

What happens if I am late and miss the Group?
It is important to arrive at the tour starting location at least 10-15 minutes before the start time, as we do start the tour promptly. It would be unfair to the others if we need to wait for those that are late. We cannot guarantee you’ll be able to find your tour group if you are late.

How much walking is there on this tour?
There are between 6 to 7 kilometers of walking at a moderate pace. If mobility is an issue please arrange for a private tour. Please dress appropriately for long distance walking and the weather.

Does the tour happen during the rain or snow?
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise, the tour goes on. Please check the weather report and be prepared.

Does this tour go to any shops?
We don’t go to tourist shops, factories, etc. and waste your precious time.

How do I pay?
We don’t ask the deposit; please pay your guide with cash when you meet. We also accept PayPal payments. Our PayPal account is liuguankui@163.com

What is the tipping or gratuities policy?
The tip is always appreciated by our guides but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done. Usually, people give 50 to 100 RMB per person per day.