A strong time-honored fort, Beijing is a witness to countless happenings that made it to history. Take a walk at the Great Wall or get lost in the Forbidden City. Stroll at the Tiananmen Square. The options are limitless at Beijing.
Day 1 Manila-Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, China you will be transferred to the city and then to your hotel. After you have settled in, you will be given time to prepare for the activities for the day. On this day, you will be taken to the Temple of Heaven, a monumental masterpiece representing China’s ancient sacrificial buildings built in 1420 under the Ming Dynasty. The Temple of Heaven was opened to the public as a park, showing ancient philosophy, history, and religion. Also, learn about China’s martial arts history and culture by watching the Kung Fu Show.
Day 2 City Tour
Fuel yourself with an energizing breakfast in your hotel for the long but fun-filled day ahead. Prepare for your visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World – The Great Wall of China. This is the longest man-made structure in the world which stretches 8,851.8 km. long over mountains, grasslands and deserts in 156 counties. The wall in Beijing measures over 550 km. long. You will pass through the Juyongguan Pass which served as a natural barrier to the capital of Yuan (1271-1368) and Ming (1368-1644) Dynasties that protected the borders from intrusions of the Mongolian tribe. Aside from this amazing trip to the Great Wall of China, you will visit the Jade Factory and learn all about this ornamental rock that has been a part of the Chinese culture. Be in awe of the Summer Palace that’s included in the World Heritage List as it showcases the majesty of the Chinese art and garden landscape and symbolizes Chinese civilization. Finally, have a view of the Olympic venues around Beijing such as the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.
Day 3 City Tour
Start your day right with a hearty breakfast in your hotel to get you going for all the activities set for this day. Located at the center of Beijing is Tiananmen Square, one of the largest town squares in the world. Here, you will visit the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People’s Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony where thousands of people come to daily. Tiananmen made headlines with the pre-democracy protest in 1989 which ended with the declaration of martial law and the death of several civilians. Another site in Beijing that has made it to the World Heritage List is the Forbidden City which served as an imperial palace during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is China’s largest and best-preserved collection of ancient buildings, and the largest palace complex in the world. You will also be taken to the Silk Factory where you’ll see how silk is processed. Finally, you are free to go shopping along Wangfujing and Silk Streets. To wrap up your tour in Beijing, you will be treated to a farewell dinner of China’s popular signature dish – roast duck.
Day 4 Beijing-Manila
This is the last day of your tour in Beijing. Have a nice breakfast in your hotel then afterwards, prepare and pack up for your departure flight where you will be assisted and transferred to the airport. We hope that you enjoyed your visit in Beijing! Have a safe flight!
- Three (3) nights hotel accommodation based on twin sharing
- Full Board Meals
- Airport transfers
- Entrance fees as per itinerary
- English-speaking guide