Beijing Private Tour: Temple of Heaven, Qianmen Street, Tiananmen, Forbidden City, Drum Tower and Shichahai

Visit the major sites across the famous central axis of Beijing in this walking tour crossing the city from South to North.


Visit the major sites across the famous central axis of Beijing in this walking tour crossing the city from South to North.


Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel in Beijing city centre. You will depart to visit the first destination of the day: the Temple of Heaven.

The Temple of Heaven is a massive temple complex featuring a series of Taoist building, that was often visited by Ming and Qing emperors. This UNESCO site contains the famous Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests.

Next you will visit Qianmen Street, initially built in Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). The street was dotted with guild halls built by different localities, to provide housing to citizens from other parts of China intending to take the imperial exams. The present Qianmen Street has been rebuilt on the historical photos and the mould of the 1920s to 1930s, now is the most famous pedestrian street of Beijing.

Here you will have free time for lunch. Your guide will recommend you some options and you can choose your favourite, as meals are not included.

After lunch, you will continue to visit the biggest city-center square in the world: Tiananmen Square. On the north side of this iconic spot, you will access the Forbidden City. This Palace was the Imperial residence during the Ming and Qing dynasties, and supposedly contains 9999.5 rooms, because only heaven could have 10,000 rooms.

Next visit is the Drum Tower, located next to the Bell Tower. These ancient monuments used to dominate Beijing's ancient skyline.

The final destination of the day is Shichahai, a famous scenic area which includes three lakes surrounded by places of historic interest and scenic beauty, as well as remnants of old-style local residences, hutong alleys and courtyards.

After this, you will get free time for dinner, also not included in the price. Your guide will recommend you some spots and when you finish, you will be transferred back to your hotel.


  • Explore 4 of Beijing's muse-see landmarks on foot during 1 day;
  • Relax at centuries-old Qianmen Pedestrian Street where ancient and modern meet
  • Learn about the unique urban planning philosophy of ancient Beijing which has been going on for 700 years


48 Hours
12 Hour
Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off
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Email Confirmation
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Operating Hours

Tour starts at 09:00am, ends at 09:00pm

What You Get


  • 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


  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • 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
  • Forbidden City is closed on Mondays
  • Passport Details of All Travellers required for our operator to purchase the Admission Ticket into Forbidden City
  • Kindly bring your passport along on the date of the tour 
  • Minimum of 2 person required for the tour to operator
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.

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