2-Day Private Tour of Beijing from Shanghai by Air

2-Day Private Tour of Beijing from Shanghai by Air
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$670
Duration: 2 days
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Hit all of Beijing's must-see sights and experience its culture – including two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a Peking roast duck dinner – on this two-day private tour from Shanghai. You’ll take a walk along the legendary Great Wall of China, visit the ancient Forbidden City and stroll through historical Tiananmen Square. Airfare, private airport transfers and a 4-star deluxe suite room accommodation are included in your overnight excursion.

Day 1: Shanghai – Mutianyu Great Wall – Beijing (L, D)
After being picked up from your Shanghai hotel in the early morning, you’ll be driven to Shanghai airport for your flight to Beijing. Your private tour guide and driver will be waiting for you when you land in Beijing, taking you to your first stop, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China.

Mutianyu is one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall, with its Ming Dynasty turreted watchtowers and walls intact. You’ll have spectacular views of the surrounding forest from this ancient section of wall, which is also older and less busy than other sections. You will take the included cable car up to the top of the wall. From the top of the wall, you can either walk down the path, take the chair lift or tobaggan down at your own expense.

After your amazing visit to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant nearby.Then take you to the famous Nanluoguxiang Hutong which is the local oldest Hutong alley in Beijing for 700years history. Here you can see the real old Beijing and traditional locals life. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Peking roast duck dinner, the famous dish that’s been prepared in Beijing (formerly called Peking) since imperial times. Afterward, you'll be driven to your Beijing 4star hotel for a great night's sleep in your deluxe suite room.

Overnight: 4-star Dongfang Hotel in Beijing

Day 2: Tiananmen Square – Forbidden City – Shanghai (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, visit Tiananmen square and enter the mysterious world of the Forbidden City, built for the emperors in the Ming Dynasty. The huge complex is home to the Palace Museum and nearly 1,000 buildings with 10,000 rooms, and is made up of a succession of courts, towers, gates and lakes. After Lunch, visit the immense grounds of the Temple of Heaven. Beijing’s principal temple, it was built in the 1400s by the Ming Emperor Yong Le, who also built the Forbidden City. At the complex you can admire the circular, triple-gabled Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests and the circular Mound Altar, with its marble dragons.


**Please be advised that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. Beijing zoo where you can see Giant Panda or Summer Palace will be substituted instead.

If booking the one-way flight option, your tour will conclude here. We can drop you at your own booked Beijing hotel , or If booking the round-trip option, you’ll be driven to Beijing airport to catch your flight back to Shanghai. On landing, you’ll be met by your private driver who will return you to your Shanghai hotel.

Hit all of Beijing's must-see sights and experience its culture – including two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a Peking roast duck dinner – on this two-day private tour from Shanghai. You’ll take a walk along the legendary Great Wall of China, visit the ancient Forbidden City and stroll through historical Tiananmen Square. Airfare, private airport transfers and a 4-star deluxe suite room accommodation are included in your overnight excursion.