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Beijing Private Tour: Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Roasted Duck Lunch

This full-day tour will show you the most impressive sights that make Beijing what it is.

Overview

This full-day tour will show you the most impressive sights that make Beijing what it is. Start your day off with history at the Forbidden City and the Summer PalaceYou’ll also have the chance to taste Beijing’s most famous dish at a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch, Peking roast duck.

Itinerary

You’ll meet your guide at your hotel in Beijing city centre, and we will bring you to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City to experience some of the most amazing historical sites of one of the greatest empires in the world.

These sites will help you understand just how impressive China’s history is, and you’ll be able to gain a deeper understanding of it with our tour guide’s explanation. In imperial China, only the emperor, deemed the ‘son of heaven,’ was allowed to pass through the central meridian gate into the palace. However, today, you can also experience the majestic palace fit for emperors, first-hand.

Your lunch will be an unforgettable experience tasting one of the most famous cuisines, Peking Roast Duck (or you can also call it Beijing Duck). It is a remarkable dish of marinated duck, its crisp skin a rich amber hue, which you can wrap in tiny pancakes with plum sauce, cucumber, spring onion, and sometimes hami melon. Your guide will help you and explain the history of Beijing Duck, and how it is traditionally eaten in Beijing for the full experience.

After that, we will take you to a Silk Factory where experts will help you see the process of silk making, from silkworm to finished product. Your guide can also help you explain how everything is made, and it’s the perfect place to get some souvenirs for friends and families at home. You’ll also gain an understanding of the different qualities of silk.

After that, you’ll be taken to the Summer Palace, one of Beijing’s most popular landmarks and one of the best examples of an imperial garden in China. The site, which covers a total of 2.9 square kilometers and incorporates a huge lake, has long been a royal garden and was considerably enlarged during the reign of Empress Dowager Cixi who effectively controlled China for 47 years between 1861 and 1908.

When the tour ends, we will take you back to your hotel.

Highlights

  • Have an unforgettable experience at Beijing's must-see attractions, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Summer Palace
  • Understand the richness of Chinese culture visiting a silk factory
  • Enjoy a feast fit for an Emperor with a Traditional Peking Roast Duck lunch

Details

Confirmation
48 Hours
Duration
7 Hours
Transport
Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off
Voucher Type
Email Confirmation
Amendment
Refer to T&Cs
Refund
Refer to T&Cs

Operating Hours

Tour starts at 08:30am, ends at 04:00pm

What You Get

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle or minivan
  • Professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide
  • Main entrance tickets to the tour sites as per the itinerary
  • Roast duck lunch

Excludes

  • Additional snacks and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Information 

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off is within Beijing City Centre 
  • Kindly be at the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before the pick-up time 
  • This is a private tour. Only your group will participate
  • Recommended to dress in comfortable shoes
  • Note: The start and end times will vary depending on traffic and road conditions
  • Passport Details of All Travellers required for our operator to purchase the Admission Ticket into Forbidden City
  • Forbidden City is closed on Mondays
How To Use
  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher to the guide to verify before boarding the vehicle
  • This tour is valid on the date and time specified 
How To Buy
  • After purchase, kindly email the following details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg:
    • Name of Hotel 
    • Passport Details of All Travellers

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
1 Person
$436.00
$360.00
Price Per Person
2 Person
$272.00
$225.00
Price Per Person
3-5 Person
$240.00
$198.00
Price Per Person
6-10 Person
$177.00
$146.00
Price Per Person

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After purchase, kindly email the following details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg
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