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All-Inclusive Private 2-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

  • Hassle-free tour with entrance tickets, lunch, and transfers included

  • Save time and see multiple Beijing highlights in two days

  • Go to a UNESCO World Heritage Site—Mutianyu Great Wall

All-Inclusive Private 2-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show
From US$185.00
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2-Day Tour without Evening show
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2-Day highlights in Beijing with evening show with lunch
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This is the ideal choice for first-time visitors to Beijing. You’ll save hours researching city highlights by having a comprehensive itinerary organized for you. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel pickup and drop-off included. You’ll travel between sites in a comfortable vehicle, helping you save time and see more in a short space of time. Highlights included Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Mutianyu Great Wall.

What to Expect

Book your chosen tour option and meet your guide in your central hotel in the morning every day.

Day 1: Tiananmen Square - Forbidden City - Hutongs - Temple of Heaven (L)

You will be picked up at the centrally located hotel at 8:30am by your professional English speaking tour guide. 

Visit Tian’anmen Square, the world’s largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures.

Next, the magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. you will spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.

Dine in a local Chinese Restaurant.

After lunch, drive to the hutong (old residential area) where the transport change into a delightful rickshaw! The 30 minute rickshaw tour stops at a local family where our special guests get insight into the home settings, life, and culture of traditional Beijingners.

Then takes a 30-minute ride to the Temple of Heaven, the largest Imperial place of worship from ancient times. This special place becomes a park where the local community utilizes this beautiful and enormous space for social activities such as singing, dancing, and Tai chi practice.

At evening you can upgrade to choose the option 2 to enjoy an acrobatic show in Chaoyang Theater or Kongfu show at fantastic Red Theater with medium class seat.

Day 2: Mutianyu Great Wall - Summer Palace (L)

You will be picked up at the centrally located hotel at 8:00am-8:30am

Mutianyu Great Wall (1 1/2  to 2 hours drive). This is a one of the most famous and ideal sections of the Great Wall.  You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up the breathtaking wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the various sections exploring the Watch Towers and marveling at the construction and beauty of the renown and legendary Wall. You then have the option of an exhilarating toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came.

Dine at the local Chinese restaurant near the wall. 

Drive around 1.5 hours to the Summer Palace which is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members, considered the best preserved Imperial Park. You can spend 1 to 2 hours there depending how much time you spend at the wall.

Reviews (112)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Two Day tour of Beijing with Lucy from Catherine Lu Tours

We had a few days in Beijing before joining a Royal Caribbean cruise in Tianjin. We'd arranged a two day tour of Beijing. Lucy was our assigned tour guide. The tour with Lucy was the highlight of our entire trip. She is an outstanding guide....More

1  Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic 2-days in Beijing

Like other reviewers have mentioned, this company lives up to its reputation for providing great service and flexibility. We spent a wonderful 2 days in Beijing the end of Oct with Lena and the driver, Mr. Gou. We went to the Great Wall and the...More

Thank IslandGuyKaneohe
Reviewed 4 days ago
Two-day tour of Beijing with Catherine Lu Tours

Before leaving from Tianjin on a Viking ocean cruise we spent two days in Beijing. Based on a recommendation from friends, we selected Catherine Lu Tours for a private guide with car and driver. Our guide was Lucy, and she met us at our hotel...More

1  Thank mikekc_54
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent 2 days in Beijing with Eran and the driver

We had an excelent tour with Eran in and around Beijing. Eran was very informative about everything we visited, and also kind to answer all our questions about living in China. Eran took us to two good restaurants for lunch, where he ordered excelent food,...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Amazing private 2-day tour

We booked Catherine Lu Tours because of the great reviews it has, and it’s true, this tour agency is awesome! Our guide Sonia was wonderful, always punctual, knowledgeable and professional. She took us to the best places in Beijing and also took us to eat...More

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2 November 2018|
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Response from Randy P | Reviewed this property |
Our guide John (not his real name), was very flexible. We adjusted our time the first day 2 hours later since our train got into Beijing late. You can modify your day on the fly as far as time at specific locations, where to... More
27 June 2018|
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Response from rguth2930 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous comments, contact Catherine Lu directly. They will work with you in what you want to see and do. Lena was our guide, and she was so much fun and informative. We did go to the acrobatic show, and they... More