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Layover Tour-Forbidden City

 BJ-92(Not running on Monday except July and August)

The highlights include Tiananmen SquareForbidden City,

Tian'anmen square at the center of Beijing, is the largest city center square in the World, it can hold half a million people at one Time

The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987,and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.

Read more about the Tian'anmen square>>
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Meet our guide in the airport,they will hold a sign with your name written on Detailed meeting point, and free phone location please check this page 
Exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tiananmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years
The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing,, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.
The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture,and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere.
The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987,and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world
Return to the Airport

The pick up location is the gate of the Arrival hall,our guide will hold a sign with your name writen on Or Starbucks

Detailed meeting point, and free phone location please check this page 


This tour require at least 6 hours layover in the Beijing Capital Internation airport
Deposit of 100USD is required for this tour,please contact us to make an invoice for you,the balance you can pay to our guide or driver once you meet 
We can find out the latest flight informaiton, so no matter your flight arrive early or delayed our driver can find out and wait for you at the decided meeting point.Just in case you didn't find your name sign, please use airport's free phone to call us ,for detailed meeting point and location for the free phone please check this page for detail.
Our driver will wait 2 hours at the main hall holding your name sign,if tourists didn't show up 2 hours after the flight arrival time, our driver will left, the tour will be cancelled,if you have any problem please call us in advance.

This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
If you are going to visit Beijing during your short layover, you are kindly reminded that you should give yourself a reasonable amount of time to exit the airport and go through customs, which usually take you more than an hour. You also figure out the enough time to return to the airport and go through security again. You still get back 2-3 hours prior to the departing flight. You will need a visa if you plan to leave the airport
Please let us know your arrival and departure times so that we can create an appropriate timetable for your tour
For 72 Hours Visa-Free Transit tour, please read Beijing 72-hour visa-free transit policy
At the moment we only have three English speaking drivers,don't worry if they already booked ,we do have Chinese speaking driver available, they can use their phone to call our translator at any time for help
If you choose to use the driver only, the price is for the driver and private car/van only,please pay your own entrance fee and food
We only have English speaking drivers for the cars and  7 seats vans,so more than 7 pessengers,we only offer Chinese Speaking Driver.
Discover Beijing Tours offer these services for free, let us know in advance if you need 
    Child safety seats

If flight lands before 1:30 pm, the visit to the Forbidden City will be secured. Otherwise, you can't make it because the Forbidden City stop sell tickets at 3:30(1st of Nov-31st of March), 4pm(1st of April-31st of Oct)
Deposit of 100USD is required for this tour,please contact us to make an invoice for you,and pay the balance to our guide or driver once you meet 
From January 1st, 2014, the Forbidden City will be closed on every Monday (except the public holidays and July 1 – Aug.31) for the examination and maintenance of the ancient palace architecture and the cultural relics.
So this tour is not running on Monday except July and August

Children's Discount
In China,children's discount are based on height,please let us know your children's height,so we can give you the children's discount accordingly

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Travelling Party Tour Cost Per Person
English /Chinese Speaking Driver Only
Tour Cost Per Person
 English Speaking Guide and Private Transport
1 Person $120 $230
2 Persons $60 $130
3 Persons $40(Car) $100(van)
4 Persons $30(car) $35(7 seats van) $80
5 Persons $30 $70
6 Persons $25 $65(15 seats van)
7 Persons $25(15 seats van) $60
8 Persons $20 $55
9 Persons $20 $50
10 persons and above Please contact us for detailed quotation Please contact us for detailed quotation

Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver
Entrance Fees to The Forbidden City
Unlimited mineral water
If you choose to use the driver only, the price is for the driver and private car/van only,please pay your own entrance fee and food

Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Personal cost
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel insurance
Additional Entrance fee in the Forbidden City

If you use a driver only, please note that our driver will drop you off at Tian'anmen square,After you visited the square, use the underground passage(at either corner of the square) then passby the tian'anmen gate, untill you see the ticket office.after exit from the north gate, turn right heading to the end of the road , you will see a noodle restaurant, this is the meeting point 

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Mr.J. Lenk said:
We are three persons and we like to do the day tour BJ-92 (6 h.) with an English speaking driver only.(195 US dollar)

we arriving on PEK  at  6.15 AM on the 28.12.14 with flight CA0966 from Frankfurt
and departure from PEK to MNL at 6.40 PM with flight CA0629 on the same Day. Both from Terminal 3
Hope the tour is possible to boke

king regards J.Lenk
Administrator replaied:
Dear J.Lenk Glad to hearing from you ,unfotunately our English speaking driver all booked fr 28th,we can arrage a Chinese speaking driver however it is too risky to use the driver if you don't know the language,for Bj-92, driver will drop you off at Tian'anmen square ,then pick you up from the north gate of the Forbidden City, we will recommen to use a tour guide to make it more efficient Feel free to contact us if you have any questions Discover Beijing Tours
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