Forbidden City and the Lion

Our daily departure tour will take you to visit the Forbidden City, the imperial palace for Ming and Qing Dynasties, then the Temple of Heaven, a dignified complex for offering sacrifices to the heaven, after that walk into the Summer Palace, China’s famous royal garden. This daily group coach tour includes entrance fees, English speaking tour guide, Chinese lunch, pick-up and drop-off service.

Tour Code: BC02
Price: USD35 per person
Departure: Daily (except for Mondays)  | Book in advance: 1 day
Duration: Approx.8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Your hotel between 6:40am and 7:40am
Finishing point and time: Your hotel around 6:00pm
Language: English
For weekend or nonworking time booking, please call mobile at+86 178 1320 5162


Temple of Heaven

Our tour guide and driver will pick up from your hotel between 6:40am and 7:40am. The tour starts at Tian’anmen Square, from there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces compound with 500 years history in the world. You will visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for about 2 hours.

On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, visit the Temple of Heaven – the largest ancient imperial worship architecture complex in the world. It is the place where the ancient Chinese Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.

Summer Palace

After Chinese lunch (40 minutes) in a restaurant, you will have a short visit to The Pearl Market. The head to the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

When the tour finishes you will be transferred back to your hotel.


1. Our pick up area is usually within the 3rd ring road of Beijing city. Please check with us if your hotel is inside our coverage area.
2. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your tour date to confirm pickup time and guide information.
3. The tour is not available on Monday as the Forbidden city is closed on Mondays.
4. Your full name and passport number is needed to book the tour and please take your passports on the date.
5. Please call us on +86 178 1320 5162 for any urgent matters.


1. Entrance tickets
2. Hotel pick-up and drop-off
3. Air-conditioned tour coach
4. English speaking tour guide
5. Typical Chinese lunch


1. Tips to the guide and driver
2. Hotel


Tel: +86 178 1320 5162
Skype ID: intochinatravel