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Buddhism Culture Tour in Beijing

Tour code: beijing 018
Duration: 6 days
Route: Beijing
Attractions: Highlights of 5,000-years brilliant Chinese culture and history. In six days you will see many human wonders like the Great Wall-most famous image of China throughout the world. It is the only man made object visible from the moon. Visiting museums is the best way to better understand the place you are exploring, you may go to the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven, ect.



Day 1 Arrive / Beijing (L)
Transfer via: by air-own arrangement
Arrive at Beijing. Be met & transferred to your hotel. Have city tour to the Summer Palace.


The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. With its cool features - water, gardens and hills, it was the palace of choice for vacationing emperors and Dowager Empresses. It was badly damaged by Anglo-French troops during the Second Opium War (1860) and its restoration became a pet project of Empress Dowager Cixi, the last of the Qing dynasty rulers.


Day 2 Beijing (B,L)
Full day trip to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy the Peking Opera Show in the evening.


Tian'anmen Square, the symbolical heart of China and gathering place for the masses. It is the biggest public square in the world, which can hold one million people. Having a free walk there, imagining the great historic events of the 20th century took place there. You will also see legendary landmarks including the Great Hall of the People and the towering 125 foot granite obelisk, Monument to the Peoples Heroes, honoring those who died in revolution.


Walking across the Golden River Bridge, enter the Forbidden City, the inner sanctum and palace where for centuries Chinese emperors ruled their world. It has 9000-room maze of courtyards, places, and ceremonial halls, where 24 emperors used to live. Forbidden City was indeed a forbidden place, where commoners were kept out for nearly 500 years in the past. Tour the palace and imagine the mystery, intrigue and incredible power that reigned here.


Temple of Heaven was built in the 15th century, a sacred site for ancient Beijing, where the emperor and his 1000 member entourage would retreat twice a year for religious ritual. Surrounded by enormous grounds designed in accordance with fengshshui, the Temple complex consists of the Celebrated Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, a unique wooden and blue-tiled structure built without a nail. It is considered the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.


Day 3 Beijing (B,L,D)
Full day trip to The Great Wall, The Ming Tombs (changling) and Sacred Way. Enjoy a famous Peking Roasted Duck Banquet for dinner.


The Great Wall of China is the longest structure ever built. It is about 4,000 miles long, and it was built entirely by hand. About 1, 200 - 1, 500 miles of the Great Wall were built during the reign of Emperor Shi Huangdi (Qin Dynasty). The Great Wall crosses northern China from the east coast to the central part of China.

Visit the fabled Ming Tombs, the resting places of thirteen emperors and their splendid treasures, passing down the Spirit Way, a road lined with statues of dignitaries, as well as huge elephants, lions, camels and horses, you will encounter the marble tombs of the Ming Dynasty emperors. Visit one of the spectacular tombs- Dingling featuring an underground palace.


Day 4 Beijing (B,L)
Visit the Hutongs by rickshaw and Xiushui Street.


Hutong Tour: The old narrow paths where common people lived. All the Hutongs crisscross with each other, dotted with the Kindergarten, the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower, the Tea House, the lake, House of Gong Infante and local people's houses among them.


Xiushui Street: A market near the embassy area where you can find a number of duplicates of clothing in traditional Chinese style such as clothes, caps, gloves. Enjoy bargains with sellers and pleasant surprise of finding a real treasure if you are lucky enough.


Day 5 Beijing (B,L)
Full day trip to the Tanze Temple, the Baiyun Temple and the Fragrant Mountain Park.


Tanzhe Temple: the oldest Buddhism temple in Beijing and there is an old saying goes that there emerged the Tanzhe Temple first, then the existence of Beijing city.


Baiyun Temple: the centre of northern Taoism of China. Taoism is the only original religion of China.


Fragrant Mountain Park: located on the eastern sides of the Western Hills, the park is very cool and beautiful because of its high elevation and dense cover of trees. Maple leaves in autumn there is especially beautiful.


Day 6 Beijing / Exit (B,L)
Transfer via: by air-own arrangement
Vistit the Lhama Monastery and be transferred to the airport for flight to your next destination.


Lama Temple (Yonghegong or also known as lama temple) is a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism, is situated in the northeast part of Beijing city. Lama Temple, or Yanghegong, has a long and varied history. It was originally built in 1694 and originally used as official residence for court eunuchs of the Ming dynasty.


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