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Have you ever been on a tour and they are showing or taking about something you are not interested in? That almost always happens. For the first time traveler, sometimes you will worry about your tour in China, because China has a lot of amazing cities, such as Shanghai, Xi'an, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu etc. which palce should be go first and what is the best time to visit and other concerns.

As a first-time traveller in Beijing, you should definitely to visit the most famous places in Beijing city, such as  Forbidden City- It was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty(1420-1912); Summer Palace- which is imperial garden in Qing dynasty, served as summer resort for emperors; China Great Wall- there is an old saying "He who does not climb to the Great Wall in China not a true man"; Beijing Hutongs- whnere you can explore the old part of city and taste the old life in Beijing...

If you are wondering how to plan a trip to visit Beijing, you should contact Chinabeijingprivatetour to get some advice about the Beijing tours, we know better how to get around the city, what to see in Beijing, most suitable tour itinerary. We provide high-quality Beijing private tours, arrange the tour to meet your interests and flexible to adjust during the tour. Private Tours in China is getting more and more popular, you can get the 100% hassle free service from your private tour guide & driver.

As one of the top-leading Beijing Tour Operators, we provide various tours: Beijing Tours For First Time Traveler, Themed Beijing Tours, Beijing Layover Tours, Budget Beijing Group Tours etc. Travel with us, will be your best choice. We will give you an once in a lifetime tour experience. Feel free to contact us for more Beijing customized tours.

Beijing Tours For First Time Travelers

Private Full-Day Tour: Incredible Beijing City Highlights

Duration:7 - 8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

Tour Style:Immerse yourself in the Historic city of Beijing during a full-day tour of the city’s most significant historical sites: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tian’anmen Square and the Summer Palace. The four sightseeing spots provide great insight into the palace life and the imperial court ceremonials of more than 600 years ago. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included. It is an ideal trip during your stort stay in Beijing!

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From $79 p/p
Best Day Tour of Beijing City Highlights with Hutong Exploration

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Nanluoguxiang Hutong (optional: rickshaw ride,family visiting)

Tour Style:This is a private tour that allows you to visit the most famous tourist sites in Beijing and you will go around the buzzing Nanluoguxiang Hutongs either by rickshaw (Optional) and on foot on this tour. You will see the local families, eat an authentic local lunch and learn some Beijing folk arts, learning about the area’s history and having an authentic picture of Beijing. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included.

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From $80 p/p
2-Day Beijing Highlights Package Tour with Optional Evening Show + Peking Duck

Duration:2 Days, 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Optional activities: Legend of Kung Fu Show; Peking duck Dinner

Tour Style:Join an expert guide for a private tour of Beijing’s most fascinating destinations and UNESCO Sites, from the Forbidden City to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel/Airport/Train station pickup and drop-off included. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy an evening show or eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck to enhance the tour experience.

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From $195 p/p
All-Inclusive Beijing Highlights Day Tour with Authentic Peking Duck Lunch

Duration:8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Peking Duck Lunch

Tour Style:This all-inclusive full day guided tour is particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese visiting all the highlights in Beijing. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Followed by a classic Peking Duck lunch, prepared in time-honored style, at one of Beijing's well-known roast duck restaurants for locals.

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From $95 p/p
Professional Beijing Tour Guide/ Translator/ Interpreter Service

Duration:8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Beijing Tour Guide

Tour Style:Planning your trip to Beijing? Contact us for a private Beijing tour guide that suits your travel request. We have over 30 English speaking tour guides with with a professional license or tour guiding certificate with expertise in history, shopping, business, nightlife and pretty much anything else you can think of. There aren't only tour guides either - assistants and interpreters too! They will help you learn a lot about the region, get a great price by skipping the middlemen and ensure you have a pleasant experience.

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From $90 p/p
3-Day Beijing Highlight Sightseeing Tour with Optional Peking Duck, Hot Pot plus Evening Show

Duration:3 Days, 2 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Temple of Heaven, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Badaling Great Wall, Optional activities: Hot Pot, Peking Duck Dinner, Kung Fu & Acrobatic Show

Tour Style:Perfect for first-time visitors, this in-depth, multi-day tour hits all the highlights of Beijing, from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall of China. With a private guide to take care of the details, you can focus on exploring Beijing history, culture, wildlife, and cuisine, hassle-free. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy the evening show: Kungfu or acrobatic, eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck or old Beijing Hot Pot to enhance the tour experience.

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From $290 p/p
4 Hours Guided Tour: Summer Palace & Beijing Old Hutongs with Rickshaw Ride

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong

Tour Style:Make the most of your limited time in Beijing and get a personalized experience as you tour Summer Palace and the ancient alleys (hutongs) on a rickshaw with a private, English speaking guide. Clamber into your traditional mode of transport and discover an alternative side of Beijing; see locals going about daily life; Visit a local home to gain insight into ancient Chinese customs.

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From $50 p/p
Private Night Sightseeing Tour: Discover Beijing in Bustling Lights

Duration:4-5 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Chang'an Avenue, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, National Olympic Stadium(Birds Nest,Water Cube), CCTV New Mansion, National Grand Theatre, Wangfujing Street, Houhai Lake & Shichahai Lake Bar Street

Tour Style:Under the cloak of darkness, Beijing transforms into an illuminated wonderland. Travel with a private guide in a comfortable vehicle to see Tiananmen Square, admire the dramatic architecture of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing National Stadium. Explore a maze of food stalls and Central Business District shopping centers at Wangfujing; discover some great local bars around Houhai Lake. Appease your appetite with an authentic Chinese dinner (Optional) and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Train Station/Airport.

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From $50 p/p
Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town One Day Private Tour

Duration:8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Guibeikou Water Town, Simatai Great Wall

Tour Style:Escape from bustling and hustling world from Beijing. Discover the Gubei Water Town, boasts a combination of mountains, water and ancient villages by the northern architectural style. Experience unique local customs and participate in native activities. Then, hike along the Simatai Great Wall, famed for its dramatic scenery and the most dangerous and majestic section of the entire Great Wall. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Train Station/Airport.

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From $110 p/p
One Day Beijing Landmark Tour of Time-honored Capital

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):The Palace Museum,Beijing Zhongshan Park,The New Culture Movement Memorial,Peking University

Tour Style:A tour to the Palace Museum will impress visitors with a dazzling array of world-famous ancient building complexes; a tour to Beijing Zhongshan Park will offer a glimpse into the lifetime of our great pioneering democratic revolutionist Sun Yat-sen; a tour to the New Culture Movement Memorial of Beijing will transport you back to the unforgettable history of the New Culture Movement.

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From $75 p/p
Flexible Beijing Central Strolling Night Tour with Midnight Snack

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Blue Note Jazz Club, Page-one 24 hours Bookstore, Midnight dinner

Tour Style:Looking for a night tour in Beijing? If you don’t like the stereotyped Beijing touring mass route, you can find the special nightlife guide here, which brings you another Beijing along the same Central Axis.

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From $45 p/p
Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven Subway Day Tour

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven

Tour Style:The metro network of Beijing is the fastest, punctual, reliable, economic means of transportation traveling in and around Beijing. Visit Beijing Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven by public subway is a different and unique tour experience. Our local english tour guide will head you to to see these two beijing must-see attractions exploring Beijing history, culture and cuisine, hassle-free.

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From $52 p/p
5 Days Beijing Highlights Tour Package with Hutong Life Experience

Duration:5 Days 4 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Zoo, Beihai Park, Hutongs, Lama Temple

Tour Style:The tour covers most famous highlights of Beijing city, includes Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Zoo, Beihai Park, Hutongs, Lama Temple. During this 5 days in Beijing, you can learn the history & culture of Beijing city, experience the real hutong life accommpied by our professional tour guide and driver. It's suitable for the first-time visit in Beijing!

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From $550 p/p
4 Day In-depath Beijing Tour for Experienced Traveler

Duration:4 Days 3 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Jiankou Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, an Outside Look at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, Lama Temple Chenxian Street, Drum Tower, Yandai Byway, Yinding Bridge, Rickshaw Tour, Old Courtyard

Tour Style:Get deeper insight into the Beijing & Immerse yourself into the touring around the capital city Beijing through experience the hiking from Jiankou Great Wall to famou Mutianyu Great Wall; Delve into the imperial life and profound Chinese culture and history at the Forbidden City; Spend a relaxing time in the royal resort - Summer Palace & walk into the local antique market at Panjiayuan Market; Take a traditional rickshaw ride to visit the old courtyards and hutongs. Appreciate the peerless modern architecture of Bird's Nest & Water Cube; Visit the historical & cultural sites of Lama Temple, Drum Tower. Booking this tour, you can fully enjoy a customized itinerary with private guide and car service.

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From $315 p/p
Beijing City Highlights & Muslim Tour with Halal Food Lunch

Duration:6-8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Dongsi Mosque, Bird's Nest & Water Cube (from outside), Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square

Tour Style:Beijing City Highlights & Muslim Tour with Halal Food Lunch is an ideal tour option for Muslim travelers are choosing the tour itinerary for their first time visit to Beijing. It combined with the most famous tourist sites & mosques in Beijing, such as Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Dongsi Mosque and Bird's Nest, Water Cube from outside. Visit the essential of Beijing as well as the learn the muclim culture in Beijing. The day tour package includes the professional tour guide service, hotel/train station/airport pick up service, entrance fee for sites listed in the itinerary and the halal food lunch during the tour. It is an all inculsive tour package and suitable for the muslim travellers.

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From $68 p/p
Imperial Beijing Subway Day Tour with English Speaking Guide

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beihai Park and Nanluoguxiang

Tour Style:Visit the imperial Beijing city by public subway is a cost-saving way, it's easy & convenient to visit the most famous tourist attractions by subway, such as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Hutongs. Travel with your personal tour guide, you will get better understanding of history through the sightseeing, experience the city lifestyle when you take subway with locals. It is a flexble subway tour in Beijing which can create your own visiting itinerary as well.

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From $75 p/p
Half Day Beijing Tour with 798 Art Zone Visiting

Duration:4-5 Hours

Attractions(Cities):798 Art Zone

Tour Style:The Half Day Beijing Trip of Artistic Feeling shows you a place where full of artistic atmosphere. Burst through the language barrier and access the secrets of China’s vibrant contemporary art scene on this half-day tour of Beijing’s fashionable 798 Art Zone with your own personal translator/guide. Put thoughts of calligraphy and classical painting to one side as you explore galleries, meet artists in their studios, and immerse in this labyrinth of converted industrial buildings. Private transportation for the tour, hotel pick up and drop off is included.

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From $45 p/p
One Day Private Tour of Beijng Art & Archiecture

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):National Performing Arts Center,CCTV Headquarters Building,798 Art Zone,Nanluoguxiang Hutong Area

Tour Style:This is a private full-day city tour in Beijing which is designed for visitors who are interested in Beijing's tranditional & modern architecture, artistic atmosphere. The tour starts with a visit to modern buildings National Performing Arts Center & CCTV Headquarters. Feel the artistic atmosphere of Beijing city in 798 Art District Stroll through the traditional hutong to know the history of the old Beijing. The tour includes entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.

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From $75 p/p

Most Asked Questions about Beijing Private Tour

1. What is the payment method if I want to book a Beijing One Day Tour with you?

After you confirmed the tour itinerary and all the details, we require 20% of the total payment via PayPal, Alipay, Wechat or Bank Transfer in advance to secure the tour booking, and the balance you can pay our guide in cash after the tour ends.

2. Should I book Beijing tours from a travel agency? I travel by my own.

Beijing is the capital city of China, has a completely city transportation, it's very easy for you to take taxi, city bus or metro to explore the sites of the city. However, if you're limited on time, book a Beijing tour with a local travel agency is the best choice, as the travel agency can plan the best tour package that covers the main highlights of the city to make the most of your time in Beijing, and you can get a unique tour experience without the hassles of arranging transportation.

3. What are the top things to do in Beijing for travelers?

Beijing is one of the six ancient cities in China, it is the most important and interesting city abundant in history, culture, beautiful landscapes, and fine cuisine. Here we list the top things to do in Beijing for travelers who are the first time in Beijing.
1. The Great Wall of Beijing.
2. Forbidden City
3. Summer Palace
4. Beijing Hutongs
5. Tiananmen Square
6. Temple of Heaven
Normally it takes around 2-3 days to explore Beijing city highlights, if you want to book tour packages, feel free to contact us.


4. How can I get to Forbidden City from Beijing International Airport?

There are four ways that you can get to Forbidden City from Beijing Airport:
1. By metro: Take a metro from Beijing Capital Airport T2/T3 to Sanyuanqiao Station, then metro line 10 to Guomao Station, and take metro line 1 to Tian'anmen East Station, then you can walk to Forbidden City. It costs around CNY 30 for one way.

2. By Shuttle Bus: There are over 20 shuttle bus lines connecting Beijing International Airport to Beijing downtown, you can take Bus Line 10 to get to Wangfujing directly, after you get off the station, you can walk to Fobbiden City. It costs CNY 25, and take around 1hr20mins.

3. By Taxi: Take a taxi from the airport and the taxi driver will take you to the Forbidden City, it takes around 30-50 minutes, depends on the traffic.

4. By Private Transfer: To make your Beijing journey worry-free, you can also book a private transfer with us, your driver will pick you up at the exit of the airport and transfer you to Forbidden City.


5. My wife and I plan to visit Beijing on 3rd Sept, we are interested in your 3-Day Beijing Scenic Tour with Summer Palace, is it available? How can I book this tour with you?

Thanks for your inquiry for our service. Yes, the 3-Day Beijing Scenic Tour is available. You can send an email about your requirements, the number of your group and more details to us, we will get back all the tour itinerary and details to you. After you confirmed the tour details, we require 20% of the total payment via PayPal, Alipay, Bank Transfer or WeChat in advance and the balance you can pay our guide in cash.

6. Is there any rickshaw available at Nanluoguxiang Hutongs?

Nanluoguxiang has become a combination of traditional Beijing Butong and refurished pedetrian street. Walking and Taking a rickshaw ride could be very characteristic experience. You can easily find rickshaws at Nanluoguxiang (usually at the entrance or nearby Hutongs). The rickshaws is charged by distance and time, normally it costs around CNY 100. The rickshaw drivers are very familar with these Hutongs, they are willing to share the history and interesting stories of Beijing Hutongs to you.

7. Hi, My family is planning a 1 day tour to the Mutianyu Great Wall next week. Is the Great Wall applicable for kids ages 4 and 7? What is the climate? Is it good for hiking?

Mutianyu Great Wall is the best section when you travel with kids. Tray to take the cable car up to Tower 14, walk to Tower 6, and then take the toboggan down from there. Kids love it very much. However, Beijing could be very cold and windy in December. You'd better stay indoor if you are in Beijing in a windy day. And Hike Great Wall in Winter is a bit challenging mainly due to the frozen weather. You are advised to dress warmly, wear winter hat with ear flap, gloves, winter jacket and hiking shoes,etc. 

8. When is the best time to visit Beijing? I plan to travel to Beijing next year.

The best time to visit Beijing is May and Spetember, you can enjoy the moderate temperatures and crowds. Spring in the Beijing is usually fresh and vibrant, with fewer tourists, affordable prices. You can expect some hot days in September, but for the rest of the fall, you can bring light layers. These temperate seasons provide the best climate, not to mention colorful scenery. In contrast, summer brings sweltering heat, and winter ushers in cold temps and sometimes snow. While you should be mindful of the weather, you should also steer clear of national public holidays. Millions of domestic tourists flood Beijing's historic and sacred sites. 

9. Is it far away from Tianjin to Beijing? We would like to fly to Tianjin. And where shall we join the tour? Can you pick us up at the Tianjin cruise port?

Tianjin Cruise Port is around 165KM to Beijing, there is no direct flight between these two cities, you can choose high-speed train or long distance bus from Tianjin to Beijing. We do provide Beijing tour from Tianjin Cruise port. The pick up service can be arranged at the Tianjin cruise port, and after the tour ends, you will be dropped off at Tianjin Cruise Port. This tour can be customized based on your requirement.

10. My family are interested in your 2-Day Classic Beijing Sightseeing Tour. We haven't book the flight from Hong Kong yet. Can you pick up up from the airport? Will transportation be available for us th

Yes, pick up service can be arranged at the airport, and the driver can drop you off at the airport after the tour ends, but there will be extra fee. Could you please let us know how many people in your family, when you want to travel? We will send you the details accordingly.


11. What time does your tour start if I book the Beijing tour with you?

Normally our Beijing tours start at around 9:30, and last around 7-8 hours. But our tours are 100% flexible, which can be customized based on your requirement. Feel free to let us know your requirements.

12. What includes in your tour package?

Normally our Beijing tours includes a knowledgeable tour guide, experienced driver, comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, bottled water and entrance fees. As for the accommodations and meals, you can find them by your own, or we can also help you arrange it. An all-inclusive tour package can make your trave worry-free.

13. Do you have a guide can speak Spanish language?

Yes, we have Spanish speaking tour guide. Most of our tour guide are English speaking tour guide, we only have 2 Spanish speaking tour guide, if you want Spanish speaking tour guide, you'd better book the tour with us as soon as possible in case they are fully booked. Please advise.

14. What is the weather in Beijing around July (early July) as I'll do business there and want to do a short trip.

July is the most humid month all year in Beijing and it is one of the rainiest months of the year, with rainfall falling for up to fourteen days during the month averagely. July is generally a hot month with temperatures rangin between 22°C (71.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F) - the hottest temperatures of the year. Though it's hot, July and Augest are the peak seaon for tourism in Beijing, as most Chinese schools have summer holidays. During the trip, it's advisable to wear short pants, short skirts that are comfortable and well-ventilated.

15. Can you provide invitation letter of tourist visa from USA?

Yes, if you book the tour package with us, we will provide the Invitation Letter for you to apply for tourist visa. 

16. How much is the train ticket price for Beijing to Harbin and how long does it take?

There are three types of train that you can take from Beijing to Harbin, "D" train, "T" train and "K" train:
"D" train: it takes 8h23min, CNY313.5 for scecond class seat; CNY501.5 for first class seat;
"Z" train: it takes 10h57min, CNY152.5 for hard seat; CNY 279.5 for hard sleeper; CNY 427.5 for soft sleeper
"K" train: it takes 18h19min, CNY 168.5 for hard seat; CNY 307.5 for hard sleeper; CNY 470.5 for soft sleeper
As for the train ticket, you can book it online by yourself, it's very easy, also we can help you book the train ticket if you need. Feel free to let us know if you have any questions or need any help.


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