Notice: This tour is not available at present,  you can check our full day tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace at $35/person.

Corner Tower of Forbidden City
Corner Tower of Forbidden City

This in-depth Forbidden City tour with Temple of Heaven will take you to have a complete 4 hours visit in this imperial palace. You will visit the West, East and Central Line. (The common tour only lasts for 2 hours by visiting along the Central Line). The East and West Line visit will show you distinctive royal garden and lots of royal family residences, This is a thorough journey in the Forbidden City which allows you to explore the real life of concubines and emperors here.

Before the Forbidden City, you will walk and visit the world’s largest city center square-Tian’anmen Square, After the Forbidden City, you will visit the Summer Palace, a royal garden for royal family used to live on the vacation.

This is a non shopping tour including hotel pick up, air-con tour bus, English speaking guide, entrance tickets and Chinese lunch.

Tour Code: BC14
Price: USD60 per person
Departure: Daily except for Monday
Duration: Approx. 8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Your hotel between7:00am and 7:30am
Drop-off point and time: Your hotel around 5:00pm
Language: English
Tour Type: Seat-in-Coach group tour
Payment type: Cash

For weekends or nonworking time, please book the tour by calling +86 178 1320 5162

Forbidden City Map
Forbidden City Map

Tour Itinerary

Summer Palace Beijing
Summer Palace Beijing

You will be met by your guide and driver at your hotel lobby between 7:00-7:30am, then proceed to the Tian’anmen Square.
Visit Tian’anmen Square (天安门广场) for about 40 minutes.
Visit the Imperial Ancestral Temple (太庙) 30 minutes
Full-view Forbidden City (故宫) tour to cover West, East and Central line-Sightseeing for 4 hours
Lunch near the Forbidden City
Visit the Summer Palace (天坛) for 1.5 hour (Optional: Boating with 30 minutes on Kunming Lake to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the garden)
Around 17:00, you will be transferred to the closest subway station to get off.


1. Downtown hotel pick-up
2. Air-conditioned tour coach
3. English speaking tour guide
4. Entrance fees as listed in the itinerary
5. Lunch


1. Tips to tour guide and driver
2. Hotel


1. Our pick up location is within the 3rd Ring Road, for hotels outside this area, please go to  Swissotel Hotel Beijing, nearby the Exit C of Dongsi Shitiao Metro Station of Line 2, or you can also go to a designated hotel for pick up.
2. We will call your hotel or leave a message to let you know pick up time in the evening one day in advance.
3. Please send us your full name and passport number, which will be used to book Forbidden City ticket.
4. In case you can not receive the pick up time, please call Peter Wang +86 178 1320 5162.


Tel: +86 178 1320 5162
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