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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) Tours and Tickets

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In 1750, the grand Summer Palace was commissioned by Emperor Qianlong as a lavish lakeside retreat from the heat of Beijing. With pavilions, walkways, gardens, and bridges, the UNESCO World Heritage site on Kunming Lake served as the seat of government for Empress Dowager Cixi during the last years of her life.

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Daily April–October 6:30am–6pm; November–March 7am–5pm
19 Xinjiangongmen Road, Beijing
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Beijing Summer Palace Admission Ticket

Beijing Summer Palace Admission Ticket

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The Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) is one of Beijing’s top attractions, and the crowds it attracts are testament to its popularity. Beat the long lines of tourists waiting to purchase an entrance pass by booking your admission ticket in advance—a hassle-free way for time-limited to travelers to save hours of waiting in line. A digital QR code allows you to avoid the hassle of finding a printer, leaving you more time to explore one of China’s best-preserved royal residences.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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$8.85
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$8.85

Beijing Historical Tour II including Summer Palace, Lama Temple & Panda Garden

Beijing Historical Tour II including Summer Palace, Lama Temple & Panda Garden

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Immerse yourself in the rich historical heritage of Beijing on a full-day tour of the city’s most spectacular sights. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Summer Palace and absorb the sacred ambiance of the Lama Temple (Yonghegong). Gain fascinating insight into the prosperous past and present of China’s capital from a knowledgeable guide and capture fantastic photographs of the city sights during each leisurely stop.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.67
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$58.67

Beijing Classic Full-Day Tour including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven

Beijing Classic Full-Day Tour including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven

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Enhance your sightseeing experience in Beijing on a full-day tour of the city’s most captivating sights. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, immerse yourself in the ancient mystery of the Forbidden City; absorb the majestic charm of the Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven; and stroll around the legendary Tiananmen Square. Relax during a scenic bus ride; purchase special souvenirs in the bustling Pearl Market; and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a traditional Chinese lunch.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00

Full-Day Beijing Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace Tour

Full-Day Beijing Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace Tour

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The Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Summer Palace are three of Beijing’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and this full-day tour visits all three. On this guided tour, designed with first-time visitors in mind, you'll also receive hotel pickup, lunch, and entrance fees, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.56
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$48.56

Mini Group Tour in Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Olympic Stadium

Mini Group Tour in Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Olympic Stadium

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Options for visiting to the Great Wall are often limited: you can choose a group tour, where you're one in a crowd, or a private tour, which can be pricey. On this mini-group tour, capped at six travelers, you get a personalized experience and a great value. Start with a quick ride from Beijing, then spend two hours hiking on the wall. Enjoy a Chinese lunch, included in the tour price.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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$99.00
Price varies by group size

2-Hour Private Summer Palace Walking Tour

2-Hour Private Summer Palace Walking Tour

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It can be hard to know where to start with the Summer Palace, a masterpiece of Imperial Chinese design that covers over 1 square mile (2.9 square kilometers). On this small-group walking tour, let your guide introduce the highlights and explain the colorful characters who shaped the garden—particularly the powerful Empress Dowager Cixi. See the Hall of Happiness and Longevity, the Marble Boat, and so much more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.34
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$53.34
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All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

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Visit the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu and the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), both UNESCO World Heritage sites, on a full-day private tour from Beijing. The Great Wall of China is one of the most popular attractions in China, yet the Mutianyu section attracts fewer visitors, which means you get a less crowded experience of this world-famous landmark. Then learn about the history of the majestic Summer Palace as you stroll through its lavish gardens, sprinkled with temples and other eye-catching features. Includes guide, lunch, entrance fees, Great Wall cable car ticket, private vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.00
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$188.00
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Private Tour: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Forbidden City

Private Tour: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Forbidden City

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Make the most of city sightseeing on this private tour of Beijing, which includes a visit to must-see attractions like Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and more. Your guide provides in-depth information about each site's history and significance and handles all transportation, planning, and logistics so you can just enjoy your trip. A delicious Peking duck lunch and boat ride in the Summer Palace are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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Beijing Panda House and Summer Palace Private Tour by Subway

Beijing Panda House and Summer Palace Private Tour by Subway

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This tour of a Panda House and Beijing’s Summer Palace not only lets you check out two of the city’s main attractions, it also gives you a better understanding of how to use the city’s metro system. With help from your guide, take the metro to both places, and explore the areas. Afterward, decide if you want to take the metro back to your hotel with your guide or stay at the Summer Palace for more sightseeing. This tour is offered in the morning and in the afternoon, so you can choose which time better suits your schedule.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00
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One Day Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Tour

One Day Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Tour

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If you like to explore independently but would rather not negotiate Chinese-language public transport, book this private transport-only tour to two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Great Wall at Mutianyu and the Summer Palace. Your English-speaking driver will collect you from your hotel lobby, escort you to the Great Wall, transfer you to the Summer Palace, and bring you back to your hotel.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.19
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$87.19
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4-Hour Private Tour of the Summer Palace by Public Transportation

4-Hour Private Tour of the Summer Palace by Public Transportation

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Beijing’s UNESCO-listed Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) is undoubtedly one of the Chinese capital’s top attractions. Make the most of your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site on a private tour, and receive undivided attention while learning more about Beijing’s culture and history. Visit highlights such as the intricately painted Long Corridor and a 17-arch marble bridge, and admire the beautiful landscape designs at the Hall of Longevity. Choose between a morning or afternoon departure.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00
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Half Day Private Tour to Summer Palace in Beijing

Half Day Private Tour to Summer Palace in Beijing

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Sprawling across 743 acres (301 hectares) of lake and garden, the Summer Palace was designed to keep the imperial court entertained through Beijing’s long, hot summers. So it’s well worth taking a private guide to steer you to the highlights of this vast expanse. Beat the long lines by pre-booking this convenient door-to-door tour that includes Nanhu Island, Longevity Hill, the Tower of Buddhist Incense, and shopping.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.00
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$106.00
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Small-Group Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace Tour with Lunch

Small-Group Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace Tour with Lunch

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Visit Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Forbidden City on a full-day, small-group tour. With just 12 people per group, you’ll enjoy personalized attention from a guide as you explore the three famous sites. Hear about Beijing’s history, and stop mid-way through the tour for an authentic Chinese lunch, featuring tempting dishes such as muxu pork.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.00
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$118.00

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Airport Layover Tour From Capital Airport

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Airport Layover Tour From Capital Airport

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Mutianyu Great Wall—one of the most scenic and least crowded sections of the world wonder. The Summer Palace is the summer resort for the royal family.It is covered 3/4 with the water,the rest are hills and palaces. Please note: 1. We have many drivers. All drivers are professional for foreigners' travelling in Beijing but some of them may speak no English. They will communicate with you by translation APP. If you do mind ,please donot book this tour. 2. The price is for 9 hours.if the time from picking you up till dropping you off is more than 9 hours, the cost is 70RMB per additional hour. 3. The price is per person, not per vehicle.If you want this private tour, you need to book at least for 2 persons. 4. 2 persons price is per vehicle(That means even you got 4 people, you can just pay for 2 persons) 5. If you are over 4 persons, please contact me. I will arrange that for you. 6. The cost includes gas,tolls.parking fees.No tickets including.No hidden fees. No shopping stops.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.67
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$74.67

Private Classic Beijing Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace

Private Classic Beijing Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace

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Do full justice to three of Beijing’s must-see sights with a privately guided city sightseeing trip. Check out Tiananmen Square, the immense square at the heart of the city, and explore the highlights of the Forbidden Palace and the Summer Palace on guided walking tours. Lunch, entrance fees, private transport with a guide and driver, and hotel pickup and drop-off all included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Small-Group Coach Tour: City Highlights of Beijing Including Lunch

Small-Group Coach Tour: City Highlights of Beijing Including Lunch

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See the sights of Beijing on this 9-hour tour with a typical Chinese lunch included. Travel by coach to check out the city's biggest attractions, such as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and the Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park).
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.00
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$56.00

Small-Group Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Tour with Lunch

Small-Group Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Tour with Lunch

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The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China offers unparalleled views from its restored watchtowers. Travel there by minivan from your hotel and take the cable car or chair lift up and a toboggan down. Lunch and a visit to the Summer Palace are included on this small-group tour from Beijing.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Trip with Lunch

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Trip with Lunch

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Venture out of Beijing to see the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu and visit the Summer Palace on this comprehensive full-day tour. Walk around the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China for an awe-inspiring time at this renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. After lunch, take in the lush environs of the Summer Palace with a stroll through the imperial gardens. Snap photos of the lake, temples and marble boat as you learn about this important site from your guide.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.00
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$188.00
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Private Great Wall Mutianyu Section with Summer Palace

Private Great Wall Mutianyu Section with Summer Palace

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This tour is a great way to avoid the crowds at the Great Wall of China by getting access to a less-crowded section—Mutianyu. After a hotel pickup, you’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle directly to the Great Wall. Enjoy free time to explore and a choose from a cable car, chair lift, or toboggan ride. You won’t have to worry about getting hungry as a delicious local lunch is provided. After lunch, avoid the long visitor lines at Summer Palace as entrance passes are included.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$206.00
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$206.00
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Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

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Check off two of Beijing’s star attractions on this private full-day tour, with hotel pickup, entrance fees, and round-trip transport all included. Visit the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu and ride the cable car up to the towers, tuck into a delicious Chinese-style lunch, and stroll around the royal gardens of the Summer Palace.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$186.00
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$186.00
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Beijing Private Transfer to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

Beijing Private Transfer to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

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Choose the hassle-free way to travel from your hotel in Beijing to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section and The Summer Palace with this smooth and efficient private service. You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Beijing, hop aboard your private, air-conditioned vehicle and relax.During the Tour,your friendly driver will show you where to purchase your tickets.At each attraction,you will have free time to enjoy the attraction at your own pace.The service is for 8-9 hours.If you wish to have a friendly private guide to show you the way, explain the histories and stories, you also can book a guide and transfer service option upon booking.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.00
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$68.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

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Take a private full-day tour from Beijing to visit two top attractions: the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, and the Summer Palace. Have the option to book your private guide and driver only, or choose the all-inclusive option to include lunch, entrance fees, cable car and toboggan at the Great Wall, along with your private guide and driver.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.00
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$234.00
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All Inclusive Private City Tour to Temple of Heaven, Tian'anmen Square Forbidden City and Summer Palace

All Inclusive Private City Tour to Temple of Heaven, Tian'anmen Square Forbidden City and Summer Palace

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Experience the best of Beijing on a full-day tour that includes sightseeing at top attractions. Accompanied by an experienced guide, tour the impressive Forbidden City complex, plus Tiananmen Square and the Summer Palace. You’ll gain insight into imperial China at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Forbidden City and Summer Palace, then learn about more recent history in Tiananmen Square. Lunch, attraction entrance ticket, and private transfer are all inclusive.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.00
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$178.00
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Private Day to T-Square, Forbidden city, Temple of heaven, Summer palace Tour

Private Day to T-Square, Forbidden city, Temple of heaven, Summer palace Tour

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This is a convenient option for time-tight travelers who want to see multiple Beijing highlights in a single day. Avoid the potential delays you'd encounter picking up other travelers, and enjoy a completely private tour instead, with just your party and the driver. This all-inclusive experience ensures a stress-free day without any logistics to organize, as transport, entrance tickets, and lunch are included. Highlights include Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.00
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$174.00
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What are Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) hours of operation?
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) hours of operation: Daily April–October 6:30am–6pm; November–March 7am–5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) costs USD 8.85. Guided Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) tours start around USD 8.85 per person.