Start today's tour with a guided visit to Tiananmen Square, which is regarded as the biggest public square in world. The square is located in the center of Beijing city, indicating it as the symbolic center to Chinese people.
Afterwards, go straight to the north end of Tiananmen Square and visit the magnificent Forbidden City, which was the dwelling palace to two dynasties of emperors and got its name as it was off limits for 500 years. Now it serves as a museum to present an incredible large collection of preserved ancient wooden structures and countless historical treasures.
Another worthwhile morning destination is Jingshan Park, behind the Forbidden City. Climb to the top for a magnificent panorama view of this capital city and princely views over the russet roofing of Forbidden City.
After lunch, drive to the Summer Palace, a royal garden built during Qing dynasty. Here be impressed by the awe-inspiring landscape design and architectures, which combines the natural landscape of rolling hills and open waterways with many elegant pavilions, temples and bridges. Together with Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
If time is allowed, you can also wonder at the beautiful campus of Tsinghua University, one of the top universities in China.
In the evening, you can choose to enjoy one of the cultural - Kongfu Show at Red Theatre or Peking opera at Liyuan Theatre (Entrance tickets on your own).