One of the greatest wonders of the world, the Great Wall expands from the east to the west of China. The longest wall in the entire world is a breath-taking conquest in ancient defence fortification, and its architectural magnificence will leave you awe-struck, while intrigued by its historical significance.
Beyond the large crowds and long queues, discover the greatest symbol of ancient China. From a distance, the astounding steppe opens up to expose the breath-taking and colossal fortress, a wonder to behold, the Great Wall in all its majesty. After you have climbed a section a section of the Great Wall, and marvelled at the incredible views spreading across the distance.
Continue to the Forbidden City, the imperial residence of the Ming and Qing Dynasty; feel as though you are an emperor as you walk through the meridian gates, once reserved only for the use of the Emperors. Ahead of the queues, get a spectacular glimpse into the history of the Forbidden City, marvel at the architecture splendour of the palaces as you enter the ceremonial courtyards, and for a moment, experience life how it was lived by the Emperors who ruled China for nearly 500 years.
Before your tour concludes your guide will lead you to a local souvenir shop, where you will have the opportunity to bring home a piece of China with you. After learning about the city’s incredible history, and getting a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine, your tour concludes and your guide will accompany you back to your Accommodation.
Location: China, Beijing
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 8 hours
A local guide and any other fees including any museum entrance fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated
For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.
Restrictions: Comfortable clothing is advised. Unavailable on Mondays (except for Chinese National Holidays). Lunch included.
Physical rating: Moderate – Involves a certain amount of walking and/or physical activity