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3-hour Temple of Heaven, Flea Market with Chinese Tea Ceremony and Free Tasting Group Tour
Temple of Heaven, Honqiao Flea Market, Tea tasting
1 Day $39USD
Tour Code: Duration: Available: Tour Code:BJ- HGT- 03 Duration:3 hours Available:Tuesday- Sunday
Overview

In ancient times, people admired and worshiped the mysterious Heaven and Emperor, all regarding themselves as sons of Heaven. They built all sorts of alters to worship Heaven while displaying dignity and bearing. Besides the modern China Century Altar, there are six other ancient alters across Beijing City: the Temple of Heaven, the Temple of Earth, the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Moon, the Imperial Divine Temple, and the Xiannong Temple. Among all the alters, the Temple of Heaven ranks the NO.1 in the world for its size and area. The Temple of Heaven is also a model of the ancient fine arts of China, integrating ancient philosophy, history, mathematics, mechanics, aesthetics, and ecology.


Highlights
Visit the most prominent architectural complex in the world for worshiping and praying to heaven.
Shopping in one of Beijing's most famous flea markets for pearl jewelry, clothing, electronic products and bags.
Enjoy the Chinese tea ceremony and free tasting various Chinese tea.
Itinerary
Day 13-hour Temple of Heaven, Pearl Market with Chinese tea ceremony and free tasting

13:50 Our group will meet at the Temple of Heaven Eastern Gate(天坛东门).

By tax: please show the taxi driver 请带我去天坛东门.”

By subwayTake line 5 to the station " Temple of Heaven". Come out from Exit F( Southeast Exit).


14:00-17:00 Built 600 years ago, the Temple of Heaven not only sufficiently expresses the worship of the Chinese the Heaven, the earth, and the deity but also reflects the simple cosmos outlook of ancient Chinese people and excellent architectural skill (about 2 hours).


Walkabout 10mins from the Temple of Heaven to the Hongqiao Market. It is a multi-story indoor market that sells various goods, including pearls, jewelry, clothing, electronics, bags, shoes, and souvenirs.


China is a hometown of tea that enjoys thousand years of tea culture. The basic steps of a tea ceremony include: preparing tea, offering or serving tea, appreciating tea, sniffing tea, savoring and drinking, and tasting tea. There are many different types of tea in China, such as green tea, oolong tea, red tea, black tea, white tea, puerh tea, flower tea, and fruit tea. Enjoy the tea ceremony and free tasting various Chinese tea, learning how to prepare and make tea in its best way.


Our group will dismiss in the Hongqiao Market. You can spend time shopping in the Hongqiao Market or explore more places in Beijing, watch a fantastic cultural show, or relax in the hotel and book a nice in-room Chinese message service from us to eliminate fatigue.


Book Price
Price Adult (Age>8) Child(Age: 4-7) Infant (Age:0-3)
Per Person $39 US $39 US Free


Options
If you like, you can continue to join our other Mini-Group Tours (click it for more information) in the afternoon OR Night Tours (click it for more information) OR Enjoy room service for a nice Chinese Whole-body Massage (click it for more information) by our therapist at your preferred time.
Includes
Experienced English-speaking tour guide service. Other languages guide service upon the request.
All entrance tickets listed above
Excludes
Hotel pick- up and drop-off
Gratuity to the guide
Meal
Warmly Suggestions
1 All the group tours also offer private tours, we can customize your schedule according to your time and preference.
2 Your guide will contact you by calling you, or leaving a message in your hotel room the evening before your next day's tour. 
3 Many places have already started using E-tickets now. Please bring your valid passport or passport copy on the day of travel for the sites need to confirm your name with the tickets.
4 Please note that the itinerary is flexible, and we can adjust it according to your interests, the weather, or any unexpected conditions.
5 The quoted price is a half-day tour price. More than 4 hours may incur an extra charge.
6 Our tours are complete non-compulsory shopping tours, and we will not take you to any factories without your request or waste your valuable time.
7 Our tours are not shopping tours, so we will not take you to any factories or stores for shopping without your request.
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