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* 5 days family tour itinerary to Beijing lends a impressed overviews on Chinese history and Culure.
Beijing: Once you arrive at the Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be met by our experienced guide with your name sign and picked up to the hotel. Then the guide will confirm your itinerary and recommend you some famous restaurant nearby the hotel. The rest of the day is your time of rest and recuperation.
Highlights Today:Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Chinese Kungfu Show.
Have a full day discovery of the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. In the evening, enjoy the Chinese Kungfu Show in the Red Theater.
Tiananmen Square: is the world's largest open ground, it was the front gate of the Imperial Palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Trip to the Tiananmen Square, tourists can see the soldiers guarding the Chinese national flag, the stately Monument to the People's Heroes, the old Tiananmen Rostrum, the Great Hall of the People, revolutionary statues, marble ornamental cloud pillars...
Forbidden City:used to be the imperial palace of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1616-1911) dynasties. There are over 9,000 unique ancient royal buildings in the city. Visiting this intact grand palace complex, you will have a wonderful taste in numerous works of art, and you will unveil mystery of the royal family life in the ancient times.
Temple of Heaven: literally the Altar of Heaven, it is a place where the emperors offered sacrifice to Heaven and pray for bumper harvest. This beautiful traditional temple is the largest complex of existing ancient sacrificial buildings in China.
Kongfu Show: Kungfu (Kongfu), or Chinese martial art, is an ancient and mystic Chinese personal defense skill, has a history of several thousands of years. The Kongfu show now is on the stages of the theaters has English subtitles shown above the stage. The show is all kungfu, dance and acrobatics, the actors do not speak. It is the fusion of modern dance with Chinese traditional arts, looks spectacular, stunning and wonderful.
Today you will visit the Badaling Great Wall and Sacred Way. Your lunch will be served at a famous Chinese food restaurant near the wall. On your way back from the Great Wall, you are driven to have a look of the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube from afar and take some pics. In the evening, enjoy the Beijing Roast Duck for your dinner.
Badaling Great Wall: Chinese Great Wall was originally built in the Spring & Autumn Period (770-476BC), 12,600 kilometers in length. It has been considered the greatest of the ancient military projects in the world. And the Badaling section of Great Wall is known as one of the nine famous passes in China, which was built in 1505AD.
Sacred Way: an attractive 7-kilomtetre-long-tree-lined way which leads to the Ming Tombs, bordered by 12 sets each of animal and human statues, and includes the attractive Great Red Gate, housing a stele on the back of a tortoise, and marble memorial archway. This way is the main way among the sacred ways of the Ming Tombs.
Bird's Nest: The Beijing National Stadium, also known as the National Stadium, or the "Bird's Nest" for its architectural appearance, the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Summer Olympic Games will be held there. It is located right next to the Beijing National Aquatics Centre. It has the largest span among the architectures with steel structures, designed by the famous Swiss architects Herzog, De Meuron and their Chinese fellow members of architecture.
Water Cube: The Water Cube, also known as the Beijing National Aquatics Centre, is an aquatics center that was built alongside Beijing National Stadium in the Olympic Green for the 2008 Summer Olympics. According to the architects, the Water Cube is a house with different expressions because it can change its color in different weather conditions, looks very beautiful.
Beijing Roast Duck Dinner: Beijing Roast Duck has enjoyed the reputation of "the Most Delicious Dish under Heaven" for centuries. It is the famous food that Beijing has to offer. Most visitors who come to Beijing must have a bite.
Today your family's exciting tour will begin from the visit to the Beijing Zoo, where you will see the rare animals including the Chinese national treasure—giant panda. Then go on to visit the Beijing Aquarium.
Beijing Zoo: Built in 1906, Beijing Zoo is one of the biggest of its kind in China. As an internationally-known zoo, it breeds over 490 kinds of rare animals from home and abroad. For the tourists, the highlight of visiting to the zoo is the Chinese giant panda.
Beijing Oceanarium: situated in the Beijing Zoo, Beijing Oceanarium combined with tour, education and entertainment. It has numerous sea animals, is an exciting destination for both adults and children.
First Visit the Summer Palace, then you will be driven to the airport for your homebound flight.