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Beijing Imperial Dining Experience with Performance plus Summer Palace Visit

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    What to Expect
    After central Beijing hotel pickup, travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle to the UNESCO-listed Summer Palace, on the city’s outskirts.

    Framing Kunming Lake, this complex of pavilions and lawns was the summertime retreat of China’s 19th-century emperors, and is regarded as the world’s most beautiful classical Chinese garden.

    On arrival, set off to explore this exquisite retreat. Follow the lakeside pathways, seeing attractions such as Longevity Mountain, the Hall of Benevolence, and the Marble Boat, together with temples, pagodas, and bridges.

    From here, drive to the imperial mansion-style garden restaurant for dinner. Absorb the exotic architecture and air filled with the scent of flowers and classical Chinese music, and be welcomed by a beautifully costumed maid of honor, complete with a traditional silk handkerchief in hand.

    Exchange the greeting of 'Nin Ji Xiang,' meaning good fortune and welcome. Then, if you wish, choose to dress in imperial costume (additional cost) — donning the robes of an emperor or empress before being shown to your table.

    Savor a royal-style Chinese dinner, and as you dine, enjoy an imperial music and mask-changing show performed by richly costumed artistes.

    Your experience then finishes after your meal with a hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free pick up including hotels in Beijing within the 4th ring road, if your hotel is out of the city, will have extra cost, you also can travel into city to meet your tour guide
    Departure Time
    2:30 PM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Dinner
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entrance Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Emperor/Empress outfit (additional cost direct to restaurant)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Age under 4 is free to join
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable shoes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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