Forbidden City & Summer Palace Layover Tour

Kunming Lake, Summer Palace

Forbidden City & Summer Palace Layover Tour

Kunming Lake, Summer Palace
Kunming Lake, Summer Palace

Tour Code: BTG-BLT-119
Tour Type: Private Tour Guide & Private Vehicle
Starting Date: Every day (Forbidden City close on every Monday)
Tour Length: 7 hours
How to Book: Book in Advance

Tour Description: Beijing airport pick-up upon your arrival. Drive to the majestic imperial palace Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage. Then transfer to the Summer Palace. It is a beautiful imperial garden where the Chinese emperors and their family spent their leisure life. Be escorted back to airport after the tour.

Tour Itinerary:
~Be met your tour guide at Beijing airport arrival hall (You will need about 1-1.5 hours to finish the custom clearance and get out)

~Drive to Forbidden City (1 hour)

~Visit Tiananmen Square (0.5 hour)

~Visit Forbidden City (15-2 hours, you can decide to stay longer or shorter time)

~Transfer to Summer Palace (0.5 hour)

~Visit Summer Palace (1.5-2 hours, you can decide to stay longer or shorter time)

~Transfer back to airport (1 hour)

Your Tour Size Price for per person
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1 person USD240
2 persons USD138
3 persons USD120
4 persons USD105
5 persons USD90
6 persons USD85
7 persons USD80
8 persons USD75
9 persons USD70
10 persons or more USD65
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Free cancellation up to 4 hours in advance

If the private tour price beyond your budget, please check our join-in group tours

Price Inclusions
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*A private English-speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioning vehicle with professional driver.
*Free-bottled mineral water.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*China life tourist accident/casualty insurance (compulsory insurance by the government. Every legally tour company in Beijing have to buy it for every client).

Price Exclusions
*Personal expenses.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.

Why Book with Us?
1. As an Official Partner of Beijing airport, we operate Beijing layover tours since 2012. No one know it better than us, please see our profile here.

2. We will guide you to get Visa-free permit step by step, and make sure you get back to airport in time. We also provide warm coats, wheel chair and baby seat free of charge.

3. Best price guaranteed. 100% No shop/factory stops tours. If you find a lower price with same service and includes same items and policy as we listed, we will refund you the difference in price.

4. We know that flights delay happens. If the time left is not enough to do the tour. You just inform us 4 hours before the scheduled pick-up time. We will refund you in full. Even if you are not able to get out of airport for some reasons or you want to cancel the tour but did not inform us. We will still cut the guide and driver airport transfer cost and refund you the rest. As we know most companies would not refund anything at all.

5. Some websites just supply an English speaking driver using the personal car. This is not allowed in China. The vehicles need to be tourism qualification certificate of operating vehicles. Your tour will be ruined if this behavior be founded by officials.
We supply a professional driver and a car with licence as well as a professional English speaking licensed tour guide, both of them work for you. We will make sure you can enjoy a safe tour with professional English interpretation both during driving and in attractions, and would not waste your time for parking. Our driver will make sure your luggage is safe while you are not in the car.

Book or Inquire this tour, please send the form below we will reply to you within 6 hours(normally within 1 hour). (Forbidden City & Summer Palace Layover Tour)
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10 comments on “Forbidden City & Summer Palace Layover Tour

  1. Ivan says:

    Hi, our flight arrives at 5:20 AM and departs at 7:00 PM on Nov 15. Will this tour fit our schedule?
    Thank you

    • admin says:

      Hi Ivan,

      Thank you for contacting us!

      According to your layover time, you will have plenty of time to do the tour.

      Please see below for the detailed tour itinerary. And we just sent you an email as well.

      ~Pick you up from airport by our private tour guide and driver at the Starbucks Coffee terminal number 3 arrival hall at 7:30am; the guide will hold your name sign for you to recognize

      ~Drive to Forbidden City (7:30-8:30)

      ~Visit Tiananmen Square (8:30-9:00)

      ~Visit Forbidden City (9:00-12:00, you can decide to stay longer or shorter time)

      ~Drive to Summer Palace (12:00-12:30)

      ~Visit Summer Palace (12:30-15:00, you can decide to stay longer or shorter time)

      ~Transfer you back to airport (15:00-16:00)

      ~End of our service
      If you would like to have lunch, our guide will take you to local restaurants and give you some suggestions. Please pay the meal cost on your own.

  2. Bao Nguyen says:

    Hey there! We’ll be arriving in Beijing on 11/18 at 11:20am and then departing same day at 9pm. Would that be enough time for a tour?

    • admin says:

      Hi Bao,

      Yes, you will have enough time to do a tour. We just sent you an email about the tour details, please check. Thank you!

  3. Alex says:

    We have a 7-hour layover in Beijing in a month, on a Sunday from 5:00am to 2:00pm. Do you recommend this tour? Or which one do you recommend?



    • admin says:

      Hi Alex,

      Thank you for contacting us!

      We just sent you an email about two tour options, please check.

  4. Kate says:

    Good afternoon,
    We have another layover in Beijing on 29 May 2018. We arrive to the airport at 3.30 pm and leave at 2.35 am the next morning. Would this tour be available for those times? If not, what tours would you suggest? (do you have any night tours?)

    • admin says:

      Hi Kate,

      Your arrival time is too late. I recommend you visit the Hutong alley. We have sent you an email, please check. Thank you!

  5. Maite says:

    Hi — my husband and I will be in Beijing for an 11 hour layover and we are wondering if we could take one of your tours.

    Thank you,

    • admin says:

      Hi Maite,

      Thank you for your message.

      Please provide us your flight times, then we will make a tour itinerary for you. Our travel advisor sent an email to you, please check.

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