Travel back in time two millennia through dynasties and deities. Explore Beijing’s Forbidden City, home to 5 centuries of Chinese emperors, and walk along the Great Wall to scan the countryside for invader ghosts.
Arrive in Beijing, transfer from the airport to your hotel.
Morning sightseeing begins at Tiananmen Square. Enter the Forbidden City, home to a wealth of imperial treasures. In the afternoon, visit the Empress Dowager’s Summer Palace. (B)
Today, depart for an excursion to the Great Wall. On the way, drive by the 2008 Olympics sites, then proceed to the Ming Tombs. (B)
Full day at your leisure with a car and guide at your disposal. (B)
Today, transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)