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Private Discover Summer Palace in depth Tour
Summer Palace, The Tower of Burning Incense
1 Day USD
Tour Code: Duration: Available: Tour Code:BJ-HP-02 Duration:4-5 hours Available:Daily

This private tour is the most complete and comprehensive Summer Palace tour you will ever have. Unlike the usual 1.5-2 hours group tour, this tour covers all the most important and must-see places in the Summer Palace.

The Summer Palace is located in the northwest suburbs of Beijing. It was built during the 15th reign of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty(1750 A.D). Being a summer resort where the emperors of the Qing Dynasty enjoyed themselves and ruled China in summer, it was named the Summer Palace. Occupying an area of 290 hectares, it is the most extensive and best-preserved garden in China.

Visit all the most essential places without leaving any regrets;
Stop by all the best photography sites to make sure you can take the best pictures;
climb to the landmark of the Summer Palace to enjoy the stunning views of Kunming Lake;
Experienced guide to give you the full explanation of the history and story of the Summer Palace and the royal family’s life;
No rush, but much more to see and much more to hear compared with the usual group tour.
Half DayHalf Day Discover Summer Palace in depth Private Tour

8:00- 12:30 Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby, then catch a taxi or take public transportation to the Summer Palace.

Built on the base of Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, the Summer Palace is divided into three sections according to their functions - the administrative, imperial, and scenic areas.   In this tour, we also climb to the top of the landmark of Summer Palace called “the Tower of Burning Incense,” which will add another unique and enjoyable way to experience the breathtaking view of Kunming Lake.

After the tour, your guide will help you catch a taxi back to the hotel.

Book Price
Prices vary depending on programs, travel dates, and the size of the travelers. Please email us to get an updated price.
If you like, you can continue to join our 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.
Experienced English-speaking tour guide service. Other languages guide service upon the request.
Gratuity to the guide
Meal mission ticket enter the Summer Palace, the Tower of Burning Incense.
Gratuity to the guide
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 The Tower of Burning Incense is closed on Monday. It will be replaced by Dragon boat ride.
4 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.
5 Please note that the itinerary is flexible, and we can adjust it according to your interests, the weather, or any unexpected conditions.
6 The quoted price is a half-day tour price. More than 5 hours may incur an extra charge.
7 Our tours are not shopping tours, so we will not take you to any factories or stores for shopping without your request.