Beijing layover: Summer Palace and Olympic sites with airport transfer
While having a layover in Beijing, hop off the plane and take a quick tour of the must-see sights in the capital city. This is an exclusively customized tour for layover time of approx. 8 - 10 hours. With a comfortable round trip airport transfer, follow a local guide to explore the royal park of Summer Palace and admire the Bird's Nest and Water Cube.
A local friendly tour guide and experienced driver will pick you up from Beijing Capital International Airport based on your given flight details. Upon meeting on the spot, drive straight from Beijing Airport to Beijing city (Approx. 1-hour driving). The tour guide will accompany you to explore the royal park of Summer Palace. This most luxurious royal garden was originally built for royal families to rest and entertain, and later became the main residence of royal members in the end of the Qing Dynasty. Listen to your guide’s live commentary of the royal history and enjoy the stunning landscapes.
Later, proceed to the National Stadium, where you will have an outside visit of Bird's Nest and Water Cube, both were designed as the main stadium of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and now the center of international or domestic sports competitions and recreation activities. Afterward, drive back to Beijing Capital Airport to catch your flight, and your memorable layover tour concludes here.
When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
- English-speaking tour guide
- Airport pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
- Guided tour
- Private transportation
- Private tour
- Tips (optional)