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Beijing Private Tour: Summer Palace, Lama Temple and Beijing ZooActivity ID20245069
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
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Activity Highlights

Explore the Emperors' playground at the Summer Palace, China's most magnificent garden palace

Feel insignificant facing the huge wooden Buddha hidden inside the Lama Temple

Fall in love watching the clumsy and furry giant pandas at Beijing Zoo

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Activity Details
  • Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel in Beijing city centre to start this tour

First we will visit 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 within its boundaries, 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

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 guides 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

Then we will bring you to the Lama Temple, the most celebrated Buddhist temple in Beijing and a temple of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism. It is one of the largest and most influential in China, and was the only temple to have survived the Cultural Revolution, and only reopened to the public in 1981. Take in the architecture and the oasis of calm amidst one of the most buzzing historic districts in the city and enjoy the Tibetan thangkas, a traditional painting on cotton, or silk, depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala

Following your visit to the Lama Temple, we will take you to the Beijing Zoo, where you’ll be able to see the giant panda in real life. Did you know that giant pandas eat about 12-38 kg of bamboo everyday to get all their daily nutrient needs? Giant pandas famously spend most of their day eating or digesting their food while taking a nap

After this last activity, we will drive you to the restaurant you like to have lunch or back to your hotel

Itinerary

8:00am meet your guide in your hotel lobby

Visit Summer Palace

Visit a Silk Factory

Continue to visit the Lama Temple

Visit Beijing Zoo

Tour ends and you will be sent back to your hotel

The above itinerary may be adjusted due to weather, road conditions, and other reasons. Thank you for your understanding

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Main entrance tickets to the tour sites as per the itinerary

Professional & friendly English-speaking tour guide

Transportation by private vehicle or minivan

Exclusions

Gratuities (optional)

Traditional Chinese cuisine lunch

Additional snacks and drinks

Change & Refund Policies

Free cancellation at or before 08:00 at least 3 days before the date of use

Cancellations made after 08:00 at least 3 days before the date of use will incur a cancellation fee of 100%

Partial cancellation of this booking is not permitted

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How to Use It

All times are given in local time

Your guide will contact you by calling your hotel room in the evening one day before the tour date to inform you the meeting time and place ( usually it is hotel lobby)

If hotel pickup&dropoff is included in the tour, the hotel should be within 3rd ring road. If not, our reservation staff will contact by email or mobile phone for extra fee.

Emergency number: +86 173-1081-3961

Activity Essentials

Traveler Information

Adult: Age 1 to 85

Important Information

Please provide your personal information and contact details when booking

Tour starts at 8:00 am

Tour ends at 2:00 pm

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