Beijing Tours

Beijing is one of the most dynamic and interesting cities in the world by any standards. Host city for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and the 2022 Winter Olympic Games (the first city to ever host both the summer and winter Olympics), Beijing has undergone an unprecedented and amazing transformation over the past few years, with ancient landmarks now sitting side-by-side with the most modern architecture found anywhere in the world. From the Bird’s Nest to the Water Cube and the CCTV Tower, Beijing is filled with incredible new buildings in addition to its ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Beijing Discovery Tours has the localized knowledge to make sure that you see the best that incredible Beijing has to offer, from the Forbidden City and the Great Wall to lesser-known but equally historic temples and other important cultural landmarks. Contact us with your questions or comments, and we will do our best to ensure that you have a great time when you visit the ancient yet modern capital of China. These are only sample tours and activities for your reference - you can choose these tours, tailor your own according to your own schedule, or let us recommend a tour schedule for you that fits your time and what you want to see.

Beijing Tour Tian'anmen Square







#DT1: Forbidden City - Tian’anmen Square - The Ming Tombs - Great Wall of China at Juyongguan

If you only have one day in Beijing, this is the tour that you want, where you can see the absolute must-see sites of China’s capital city. You will be able to walk upon the legendary Great Wall of China, see the historic tombs of the Ming Dynasty emperors, visit the ancient seat of power for all of China at the Forbidden City (also known as the Palace Museum), and take a walk through historic Tian’anmen Square. Includes your personal English-speaking tour guide, lunch, all entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 2 people: 1480 CNY / US$215 per person; 3 people: 1280 CNY / US$186 per person; 4 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 5 people: 1080 CNY / US$157 per person; 6 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 7 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 8 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 9 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 10 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Tours Temple of Heaven






#DT2: Tian'anmen Square - Forbidden City - Summer Palace - Temple of Heaven

A busy full-day tour that will show you the main highlights of the city of Beijing in one amazing day. We’ll pick you up at your hotel around 8:30 a.m. and have you back to your hotel around 5:30 p.m. Includes your personal English-speaking tour guide, lunch, all entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver. 

Cost: 2 people: 1580 CNY / US$229 per person; 3 people: 1280 CNY / US$186 per person; 4 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 5 people: 1080 CNY / US$157 per person; 6 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 7 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 8 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 9 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 10 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Tour Giant Pandas


#DT3: Tian'anmen Square - Forbidden City - Beijing Zoo Panda House Tour

A bit more relaxed and shorter but still full-day tour that includes a visit to the Giant Pandas exhibit at the Beijing Zoo. We’ll pick you up at your hotel around 9 a.m. and have you back around 4 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver.

 Cost: 2 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 3 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 4 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 5 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 6 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 7 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 8 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; 9 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 10 people: 600 CNY / US$87 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Tours Forbidden City Gate





#DT4: Tian'anmen Square - Forbidden City - Ancient Hutong Tour

A full-day tour that takes you through the centuries old heart of Beijing and its unique hutongs (alleyways) that have housed residents for hundreds of years. Includes your English-speaking tour guide, lunch with a local family, visit to a local kindergarten, entrance fees and private transportation.

Cost: 2 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 3 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 4 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 5 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; 6 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 7 people: 600 CNY / US$87 per person; 8 people: 550 CNY / US80 per person; 9 people: 500 CNY / US$73 per person; 10 people: 450 CNY / US$65 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Half-day Beijing Forbidden City Tour



#DT5: (Half-day) Tian'anmen Square - Forbidden City Tour

A half-day tour of the very heart of ancient Beijing and all of China. Morning tour: 9 a.m. pickup and 12 p.m. return. Afternoon tour: 1 p.m. pickup and 4 p.m. return. Includes your personal English-speaking tour guide, entrance tickets, and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 1 person: 1200 CNY / US$174; 2 people: 740 CNY / US$107 per person; 3 people: 485 CNY / US$70 per person; 4 - 5 people: 385 CNY / US$56 per person; 6 - 9 people: 305 CNY / US$44 per person; 10 people: 230 CNY / US$34 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Tour Ming Tombs








#DT6: Badaling or Juyongguan Great Wall - Ming Tombs

A full day tour that takes you to either Badaling or Juyongguan (we recommend Juyongguan as it is less crowded) and the nearby Ming Tombs. We will pick you up around 8:30 a.m. and have you back at your hotel around 5:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver. 

Cost: 2 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 3 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 4 people: 900 CNY / US$131; 5 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 6 people: 800 CNY / US$116; 7 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 8 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; 9 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 10 people: 600 CNY / US$87 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Great Wall of China Tour






#DT7: Tian'anmen Square - The Forbidden City - Badaling or Juyongguan Great Wall

A full-day tour that starts in the center of Beijing and then takes you a fantastic section of the Great Wall. We’ll pick you up at your hotel around 8:30 a.m. and have you back to your hotel  around 5:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation. 

Cost: 2 people: 1280 CNY / US$186 per person; 3 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 4 people: 1100 CNY / US$160; 5 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 6 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 7 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 8 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 9 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 10 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing 1-day Tour


#DT8: Hutong Rickshaw Tour of Old Beijing- Xiushui (Silk) Market Tour

A full-day tour with a rickshaw (pedicab) ride through the ancient alleyways of Beijing, tea and a visit with a hutong-dwelling family, then shopping at the world famous Silk Market after lunch. We will pick you up at your hotel around 9:30 a.m. and have you back at your hotel by 4:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, rickshaw/pedicab ticket, lunch and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 2 people: 740 CNY / US$107 per person; 3 people: 560 CNY / US$81; 4 - 5 people: 460 CNY / US$67 per person; 6 - 9 people: 385 CNY / US$58 per person; 10 people: 310 CNY / US$45 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing 1-day Tour Yonghegong Lama Temple

#DT9: Lama Temple - Beijing Zoo - Summer Palace Tour

A full-day tour that will take you to the historic Yonghegong (Lama Temple), where you’ll feel like you’re in the countryside despite being in the middle of a busy business district just off the 2nd ring road in Beijing. Enjoy the Giant Pandas at the Beijing Zoo and the always cool Summer Palace to end the day. We’ll pick you up at your hotel around 9 a.m. and have you back at your hotel around 4:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 2 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 3 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 4 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 5 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 6 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 7 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; 8 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 9 people: 600 CNY / US$87 per person; 10 people: 550 CNY/ US$82 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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1-day Beijing Tour





#DT10: Peking Man Site (Zhoukoudian) - Marco Polo Bridge - Stone Flower Cave

Although the actual skull has been lost to history, it is still interesting to view the former home of one of modern man’s earliest ancestors and the drive well outside of Beijing is interesting in showing just how large Beijing truly is. The Marco Polo Bridge may or may not have been crossed by the controversial traveler, but it has been in use for nearly 800 years and is well worth seeing. Stone Flower Cave is one of the largest in China and cool temperature-wise to visit year-round. Get an early start with an 8:00 a.m. pickup at your hotel and we’ll have you back at around 5:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 2 people: 1600 CNY / US$232 per person; 3 people: 1135 CNY / US$165 per person; 4 - 5 people: 1035 CNY / US$150 per person; 6 - 9 people: 775 CNY / US$113 per person; 10 people: 690 CNY / US$100 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Tours Ming Tombs




#DT11: Mutianyu Great Wall of China - Sacred Way - Ming Tombs Tour (for other Great Wall tours please click here)

Explore one of the most beautiful sections of the Great Wall of China and visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Dynasty Tombs. 8:30 a.m. pickup at your hotel and return around 5:00 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees and private transportation with a professional driver.

Cost: 2 people: 1280 CNY / US$186 per person; 3 people: 1180 CNY / US$171 per person; 4 people: 980 CNY / US$142 per person; 5 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 6 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 7 people: 800 CNY  US$116 per person; 8 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 9 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; 10 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Great Wall 1-day Tour

 
#DT12/#GW4: (Half-day Tour) Mutianyu Great Wall Tour (for other Great Wall tours please click here)

A half-day visit to this incredibly photogenic section of the Great Wall. Morning or afternoon, we’ll either pick you up at 9:30 a.m. and have you back at your hotel around 1:30 p.m. or we can pick you up at 1:30 p.m. and return you to your hotel at 5:30 p.m. Includes English-speaking tour guide, entrance fee and private transportation with a professional driver (no meals provided).

Cost: 2 people: 1100 CNY / US$160 per person; 3 people: 900 CNY / US$131 per person; 4 people: 850 CNY / US$123 per person; 5 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 6 people: 750 CNY / US$109 per person; 7 people: 700 CNY / US$102 per person; people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 9 people: 600 CNY / US$87 per person; 10 people: 550 CNY / US$80 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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1-day Beijing Great Wall Tour

 
#DT13: (Half-day Tour) Badaling or Juyongguan Great Wall of China Tour (for other Great Wall tours please click here)

A half-day tour to one of the two most accessible sections of the Great Wall from Beijing; both have spectacular views as the Wall stretches out as far as the eye can see. Morning or afternoon; we will pick you up at your hotel at either 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. and have you back around 4 hours later. Includes private English-speaking tour guide, entrance fee and private transportation with a professional driver (no meals).

Cost: 2 people: 800 CNY / US$116 per person; 3 people: 650 CNY / US$94 per person; 4 - 5 people: 535 CNY / US$78 per person ; 6 - 9 people: 460 CNY / US$67 per person; 10 people: 395 CNY / US$57 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation). (For larger groups, please contact us for our best price quotation.)

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Beijing Xi'an Terracotta Army Tour






#XT1: One Day Beijing - Xi'an/Terracotta Warriors - Beijing Tour

From Beijing, Shanghai or just about any other city in China, we can still get you there to see the world-famous Terracotta Warriors with our popular one-day Xi'an tour. 

Day 1: Flight to Xi'an - Big Wild Goose Pagoda or Xi'an City Wall - Terracotta Warriors

Upon arrival in Xi'an around 10:00 a.m., your English-speaking tour guide will greet you at the Xi'an airport just as you come out of the arrivals gate and take you by private car with a professional driver to see your choice of the ancient Big Wild Goose Pagoda, built in 652 A.D., or to climb up on the centuries-old Xi'an City Wall. Great views over the city of Xi'an await those who make it to the top of the ancient pagoda or the city wall. We will treat you to a nice lunch of the local Xi'an cuisine, then it is off to see the legendary and internationally renowned Terracotta Warriors, or we may start off in the morning with the Terracotta Army, it will be your choice of what to see first. You will have plenty of time to check out these amazing historic sites before your tour guide escorts you back to the Xi'an airport and gets you checked in to catch your evening flight back to Beijing or other city. 

Cost: 2 people: 980 CNY / US$166 per person; 3 - 5 people: 885 CNY / US$148 per person; 6 - 9 people: 675 CNY / US$113 per person; 10+ people: 608 CNY / US$102 per person. (This is just a rough cost estimate - please contact us for an up to date price quotation).
Includes airport transfers in Xi'an, private van transportation, entrance tickets, your English-speaking tour guide and lunch. Please contact us for a free, no-obligation customized tour itinerary and our best price quotation. 


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