2-Day Small-Group Beijing Boutique Tour: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven

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2 days small group tour with our expert guide in Beijing, visiting the Great Wall at Mutianyu, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and more including lunches in local featured Chinese restaurants.
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  • Min price: $199.00
  • Departure Point: The hotel pick-up and drop-off area should be within the 4th ring road of Beijing

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  • Good for:
    • Excellent value for money
    • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
    • Free snacks included
    • Lunch included
    • Small-group tour by minibus
    • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Operates: Daily
  • Inclusions:
    • Entrance fees to attractions listed in the itinerary
    • Transport between hotel and attractions in the itinerary
    • Meals listed in the itinerary
    • English-speaking tour guide service
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Exclusions:
    • Personal expenses
    • Hotel accommodation
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional info:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • You will receive details about your driver, tour guide, and pickup in your voucher the day before the tour date
  • Return Details: Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviews

  • 5
    - 29 January 2018 -

    Good experience seeing so much of Beijing and the Great Wall all in 2 days. It's a perfect way to do your 72 hour visa. The guide, Cactus, was very helpful.

  • 4
    - 21 January 2018 -

    We were indeed a small group. I was amazed at the way the chauffeur and guide could predict the exact times when we would be picked up in the midst of heavy traffic. I would have liked more information from the guide. I had read quite a bit before going and I felt the guide fell short in his descriptions, I was waiting for some inside story that never came. However, I did not sense the same interest and curiosity from my fellow tourists so maybe the guide kept it short to accommodate the group. He answered my questions but did not expand further. That being said, he was friendly, respectful and punctual.

  • 5
    - 27 September 2017 -

    Excellent 2 day small group tour. We only had total of 6 people on day 1 and 3 on day 2. Susie was our guide and she was very nice and informative, Mr Joe our driver. Had lunch and 2 different restaurants and the food was great. Couldn't fault this tour at all and would highly recommend it.

  • 5
    - 22 September 2017 -

    The tour was amazing, our guide Lily Shang was excellent guide. She speaks good english and communicate well. The tour price is fair as its include all the tickets, food, transportation from and to your hotel. Read more about Great Wall Mutianyu, Forbidden City 2-Day Tour from Beijing 2017 at: https://www.viator.com/tours/Beijing/Two-Day-Beijing-Boutique-Tour/d321-7137P29?pubvcps

  • 5
    - 18 August 2017 -

    This was an excellent tour - well worth the money. Our guide was Smile from Chinahighlights.com and she was very friendly and helpful. Her English was really good and we had no problems understanding her. We were a small group of 7 people so she gave us individual attention and answered all our questions. The Forbidden City was very crowded but we had individual head sets so it was easy to hear everything the guide was saying. Lunch was provided on both days and they were family style authentic lunches which we all enjoyed. At the Great Wall, we used the chair lift to go up and the toboggan to come down and we were given almost 2 hours of free time to hike. It was a long day but well worth it. The second day was as per the schedule as well and we finished around 4pm. No shopping stops and no sales pitch. Definitely recommend.

  • 5
    - 28 June 2017 -

    Excellent tour! Only 2 of us plus guide MandySyau Syau. Mandy is very knowledgeable and gave us a great commentary whilst indulging our whims for photos and diversions. She looked after us very well, making sure we didn't get lost but giving freedom. Meals were excellent and I still want the recipe for the potato and eggplant dish in Mutianyu. She was adaptable with the itinery, working around weather issues that may otherwise have stopped us visiting the Great Wall. As it was, we jagged excellent weather for the wall and got some great photos and brilliant memories with Mandy and the tour. Can't recommend it highly enough. The only thing that would have made it at all better would be better visibility from the vehicles. I am fascinated by the suburbs and life in China so a great view from the cars would have been the icing on the cake. Thanks Mandy Syau syau

  • 5
    - 27 June 2017 -

    I have been very lucky to visited quite a few places around the world, but I have to admit, that this tour was one of the best I have experienced. Rock our guide made the tour enjoyed and very interesting. You get to visit all the major sites around Beijing. on the first day there was a maximum of five people and day two only two of us. The first day was the best with the Forbidden City and the Great Wall which is absolutely amazing, an experience I will never forget. The second day was interesting but the weather wasn't so good so you could enjoy the Summer Palace as perhaps you would have done say later in the year when the weather was better. The advantage of visiting in March is that there is not so many tourists so it is not a scrum to get to see everything, we practically had the wall to ourselves. Lunch was included on both days and water too. The lunch was very authentic and very enjoyable, Rock made sure you were happy and fine all the time. His English was excellent. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this tour.

  • 5
    - 31 May 2017 -

    The tour was amazing, our guide Eva was excellent because she knows everything you ask, she speak very good english and was very friendly and nice, the price its fair because include all the tickets, food, transportation from and to your hotel. With the two days you can see the best of Beijing. I would recommended it because the price quality its very good.

  • 5
    - 31 May 2017 -

    The tour was amazing, our guide Eva speak english very good and with the two days you can see the best of Beijing. I would recommend it, because the price included all the tickets, food, transportation from your hotel. Eva knows all that you ask and she was very kind and helpfull. The price quality rate its very good.

  • 5
    - 28 May 2017 -

    We were in Beijing for only two days and this was a great way to see as much as we could. I liked the small tour size, which made a huge difference. The mutianyu wall wasn't crowded at all and it was awesome to not waste time by taking the cable car up and back. The forbidden city was extremely crowded even though it was a rainy day. I can't image dealing with the crowds on a sunny day. 2 of us actually got lost from the group which was a little scary because there were thousands of people. The tour guide was able to find us and bring us back to the group. The lunches included were a sandwich meal at subway and the next day was a traditional Chinese restaurant. We didn't mind subway, because the food can be interesting sometimes, so subway was safe for us. Be prepared for the restrooms that might shock a first time American to China. All in all I would definitely do this tour again to get another great overview of Beijing in a short amount of time. I do wish the days could have been flip flopped based on the weather as it would have been nicer to see the wall with sunshine instead of rainy.

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Things to Do in this tour

Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

Summer Palace is a huge complex which includes several lakes, hills parks and palaces.It is situated in Beijing and is called Yiheyuan by locals. The majority of the complex is water and the whole area is 2.9 square kilometres. It has become the most visited attraction in the city.

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace, which is now a museum. The palace was a home to different dynasties of Chinese Еmpire between 1420 and 1912. There are over 980 buildings in the area of 72 hectares. The buildings are examples of traditional Chinese architecture.

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