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3 Days Beijing Round Trip Highlights Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port

Worry-free Beijing Capital Exploration


Happened to have several days layover in Tianjin during your cruise? It’s better idea to take a side trip to Beijing instead of spending all your time in Tianjin because Beijing is actually only a half hour’s bullet train ride from Tianjin while there are actually not many places to visit in Tianjin. More importantly, you don’t have to obtain a visa for your tours in both Tianjin and Beijing because these two cities apply to the latest China 144-Hour Transit Visa Free. So please lose no time to take this 3 Days Beijing Round Trip Highlights Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port to explore the great capital Beijing and modern Tianjin now!

Highlights of this tour

  • Transfer by private car throughout the tour to ensure a comfortable vacation, without using any public transportations of bus, taxi and subway like some other travel agencies do;
  • Greeted by English speaking tour guide once arrival at Tianjin International Cruise Port;
  • Use the fast, clean and comfortable high speed train for transfers between Tianjin and Beijing;
  • Take a memorable visit No. 1 section of Great Wall in Beijing - Mutianyu, a less crowded yet well-preserved;
  • Wander leisurely through Tiananmen Square to Forbidden City where 24 ancient emperors used to live in;
  • Take a visit to the most eye-catching building in Tianjin - Porcelain House which was decorated by chinawares.

Basic Trip Information

  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Tianjin International Cruise Port - Beijing - Tianjin City - Tianjin International Cruise Port
Travel Length:
3 Days and 2 Nights
Tour Code:
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)

Day 1 Tianjin Port Pick Up - Half Day Beijing Tour (L)

Our English speaking tour guide and driver will meet you at around 8:30am in Tianjin International Cruise Port, then escort you to train station to catch a high speed bullet train to Beijing. You will arrive at Beijing after about 30mins' ride, then be picked up by our Beijing local tour guide and driver at the railway station. An authentic local lunch will be offered after the railway station pick up.

After lunch, set out for today's exciting Beijing tour activities. Start to explore the historical face of Beijing with a brief visit to Tiananmen Square which is now the largest city plaza in the world. Tiananmen Gate on the northern square was the site where the Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. Stepping into the Tiananmen, you will see one of the world’s 5 most important palaces – Forbidden City, a huge palace complex of more than 9,000 rooms where 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties used to live in. Pass through various doorways to admire the magnificent and well preserved buildings decorated with yellow glazed tile roof, white marble base and splendid colorful paintings. After Forbidden City exploration, take a short visit to Jingshan Park where you can get a nice shot of one watchtower of Forbidden City and take a panoramic view of Forbidden City. After that, you will be taken to South Gong & Drum Alley (Nan Luo Gu Xiang) Hutong which still keeps the entire checkerboard-style traditional residential arrangement of hundreds years ago. There are also some great restaurants, boutique bars and souvenir shops located here.

Evening activity is a to enjoy a delightful Kung Fu show to trace the history of Chinese Kung Fu at Red Theatre between 19:15~20:15. Lastly, you will be escorted to check in your hotel in Beijing.

Beijing Fobidden City from Jingshan ParkBeijing Hutong Tour
Day 2 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour ( B,L )

After breakfast, drive to the imperial site - Temple of Heaven. It was originally used to pay homage to Heaven and pray for harvest, now becomes a bustling place for locals to take part in traditional activities, such as Tai Chi, dancing, kite flying, water calligraphy, etc.

Leave the city, and drive about 70km (about 1.5 h) to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Great Wall. The less-crowded Mutianyu, a well-preserved segment of Great Wall built in Ming Dynasty, lives up to all of your nice expectation. You’ll take a cable car to ascend the Great Wall, then hike the most beautiful and interesting part of Mutianyu. It's a wonderful experience to climb up its rising towers to enjoy scenic views and take brag-worthy photos of the wall wriggling along mountain ridges. After the exciting time, descend Mutianyu Great Wall by cable car. (Note: If energy permits, you can hike up or down which takes about 40 minutes to climb steps. Please tell your likes to your travel consultant.)

Next, drive back to Beijing City, and take a short stop at the Beijing Olympic Park to see the magnificent Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from the outside.

Lastly, be escorted back to your hotel.

Recommended optional activities: Enjoy an exciting and safe toboggan ride (about 2~3mins) down Mutianyu Great Wall.

Title Mutianyu Great WallTemple of Heaven
Day 3 Beijing - Tianjin Departure ( B, L )

After breakfast, you will be picked and transferred to catch an early high speed train back to Tianjin. Once arriving at Tianjin, be greeted by local tour guide and driver, and start today's Tianjin city exploration.

You’ll first take a visit to the most eye-catching building in Tianjin - the Porcelain House (China House) which is the most eye-catching building in Tianjin. It is a private museum decorated with about 400 million pieces of ancient Chinese ceramic chips and over 13,000 ancient Chinese porcelain vases, plates and bowls. Inside the house, you can see many art works of paitings made by porcelain pieces and decorated on the walls and ceilings. Later, move on to the Five Great Avenues (Wudadao Area), including Chengdu Dao, Munan Dao, Machang Dao, Dali Dao and Chongqing Dao. Taking a carriage or walking along the streets, you can see over 2,000 beautiful examples of Italian, German, French, Spanish and British architecture with different style mixed in with old Chinese villas that showcase the modern history of China.

The lunch will be a fantastic Dim Sum lunch at Riverside 66. After lunch, go to enjoy a leisue stroll on the Tianjin Ancient Culture Street, where you can enjoy the special architectural styles, take folk crafts, and taste the delicious local snacks. Don’t miss Yangliuqing painting gallery and painted clay sculpture of Clay Figure Zhang and Tianhou Palace in the middle of the Ancient Culture Street. Move on to last attraction of today - Tianjin Eye which is a 120-meter tall giant ferris wheel built over the Haihe River. Not being as famous as the London Eye, but it is the only ferris wheel in the world built on a bridge, providing an interesting 30-minute ride in an air-conditioned car encircling the wheel.

Lastly, you will be escorted to return to your cruise ship at around 5pm. Our service ends.

Tianjin EyeHilarious Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Porcelain House (China House) was decorated by chinawares entirely

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