The itinerary begins with your arrival at the airport in Beijing and ends with your transfer to the Beijing airport for your departure home. When making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind that the majority of flights to China from the United States arrive the following day and flights back to the United States arrive the same day.
Day 1: Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to Presidential Beijing Hotel or similar for check-in.
Day 2: Beijing
Full day tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace. (B, L)
Optional Kung Fu Show with Peking Duck dinner, USD 60 per person.
Day 3: Beijing
Full day tour: the Badaling Great Wall (2 hours visit at least) with jade stone workshop visit en route, photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. (B, L)
Day 4: Beijing
Full day tour: the Temple of Heaven (watch local people doing all kinds of morning exercise, including Chinese Tai Chi ), pearl factory, Hutong tour by rickshaw with a home visit. (B, L)
Day 5: Beijing - U.S.A
Transfer to airport for your homebound flight. (B)
Key: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner