Private Forbidden City with Historian

3 Hours
Private Activity

From (USD) $438 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)

Private Forbidden City with Historian

3 Hours
Private Activity

From (USD) $438 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)

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      Private Forbidden City with Historian

      Beijing, China
      From (USD) $438 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)
      • Gate of Supreme Harmony: Notice how the main entrance to the Outer Court is guarded by two lions. Lions symbolized imperial power. On the east (right), the male lion represents global power; on the west, the lioness stands for prosperity.
      • Outer Court: Walk on this gigantic court where emperors passed their judgments. Three grand halls – Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Central Harmony, Hall of Preserved Harmony – are situated in the Outer Court. Notice the lack of trees.
      • Inner Court: Enter the private domain of the emperors, composed of the official imperial residences. Included are the Palace of Heavenly Purity (where the throne is), the Hall of Union, the Palace of Earthly Tranquility, and 12 smaller palaces.
      • Imperial Garden: See the small but beautiful private garden of the imperial family. Built in 1417, it offered a place to relax, talk, drink tea, and spend private moments of meditation.
      • Expert guide: Enjoy an informative and enlightening conversation with your guide, a China historian, as you inspect the size, symbolism, and architectural beauty of the city of emperors.
      • Small group = more personal: Share your experience with only the people you know; enjoy the luxury of deeper interaction with your guide and a more flexible itinerary.
      Getting prepared
      Tour Participation Requirements
      Bring passport Bring passport
      Great photo opportunities Great photo opportunities
      Bring money Bring money
      Bring water Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses Wear Sunglasses
      Wear Hat Wear Hat
      Cancellation policy

      You cannot participate in this tour if you have not sent your passport number and name beforehand. Context walks can be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to the walk with an 85% refund. Within 48 hours all reservations are final and cannot be refunded. Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with our guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide. No shows are treated as last-minute cancelations and are non-refundable. Cancellations within two business days need to be made directly with our local offices by calling them directly (or on the emergency number provided). Cancellations made via email or by calling our U.S. 800 number may not be honored.

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