Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important festival for Chinese people. During this tour, you will take part in the New Year’s celebrations and experience the traditional Chinese customs.

Tour Code: BC11
Departure: Daily
Duration: 5 days
Language: English
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Details (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Day 1 Beijing Arrival
Arrival at Beijing Capital Airport. You will be met & transferred to Hotel. You will be free for the remainder of the day.

Day 2 Beijing B.L.D
This morning you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed for next year’s good harvest. It is the largest temple complex remaining in China today. You can pray for a happy and prosperous new year for yourself and your family here. You will also visit the famous silk store for shopping just as locals do to buy some New Year souvenirs or gifts. You can also buy a traditional Chinese costume called “Tangzhuang” for yourself. When in China, do as the Chinese do. In the afternoon, you will visit Hutongs by rickshaw. After touring the Hutongs, you will visit a local family and prepare the New Year’s dinner – learn to make dumplings and enjoy your fruit of labor. Dumplings symbolize wealth. Therefore, it is said that eating dumplings on Spring Festival will bring you good luck. Some families hide a coin in one of the dumplings, and the person who find or bite it will be the luckiest one in the New Year.

Day 3 Beijing B.L
In the morning, you will visit the Summer Palace, a former summer resort for the royal family, and then shop at the Pearl shop close by. Drive north in the afternoon to visit the Great Wall at Juyong Pass – a landmark of China and one of the most amazing feats of human labor. Return to downtown after visit, followed with firecrackers & fireworks at an open space on the way back to hotel. Firecrackers are a special product of China. As the blasting sounds are perfect for creating joyous atmosphere, exploding firecrackers has become a recreational activity with national characteristics. So Chinese like to let off firecrackers during the Spring Festival to welcome the New Year.

Day 4 Beijing B.L.D
This morning, you will visit the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palace is home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Some of the grand halls have been used as museums for fine collections of Chinese treasures. In the afternoon, you will visit a Temple Fair, which is a traditional festive activity in Beijing. Temple Fair is gathering places where people celebrate the beginning of a new year and you will appreciate craftsmanship and artworks displayed by local artisans. Though it’s super crowded every new year in this place, Chinese always enjoy it. Dinner is the famous Peking Duck

Day 5 Departure B
You will be free at leisure until transfer to the airport for your homebound flight. End of your unforgettable Chinese New Year trip.

Service included:
1. English speaking tour guide
2. Air-conditioned car with driver.
3. Meals mentioned in the itinerary.
4. Entrance tickets.
5. Hotels

Service excluded:
1. Tips to guide and driver
2. Personal expenses.

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