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The Forbidden City Trips & Tours

61 trips from 600 tour companies with 123 reviews

All China tours and adventure trips featuring the Forbidden City. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages from over 600 tour companies. Average rating of 4.7 for all The Forbidden City trips.

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China Golden Triangle Tour

Cultural, Family Friendly

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 224 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Ming tombs, Shanghai, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 2,012

Highlights

  • Explore Beijing, Xian and Shanghai
  • Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
  • Discover Tiananmen Square, where many major historical and celebratory events happened.
  • Visit Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Great Wall of China
  • visit Shanghai Museum and Yuyuan Garden
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China Delights

Cultural, Family Friendly, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 129 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Guilin, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian, Yangshuo, Yichang
From
$ 1,418

Highlights

  • See the fascinating Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City
  • Explore Beijing
  • Discover Shanghai
  • Opportunity to Li River cruise to Yangshuo
  • See the Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden
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Pandas & Golden Cities

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 155 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 1,704

Highlights

  • Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
  • Explore Beijing
  • See the Terracotta Warriors a local family visit
  • Visit Shaanxi History Museum
  • See the Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden
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Splendid China

Cultural

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 172 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Victoria Peak, Xian
From
$ 1,715

Highlights

  • Explore Shanghai
  • Experience Shaanxi History Museum
  • Exotic local family visit to Terracotta Warriors
  • Discover Xian
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
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Private Guided China Delights

Cultural, Family Friendly

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 246 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Guilin, Shanghai, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 2,705

Highlights

  • Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
  • Explore Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
  • Visit Temple of Heaven and Badaling Great Wall
  • Visit Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb
  • Visit local villager's home to experience the farmer's lifestyle
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Classic China

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 149 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Guilin, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian, Yangshuo
From
$ 2,079

Highlights

  • Opportunity to cruise Li River is the essence of landscape
  • Explore Guilin
  • Visit to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
  • Discover Shanghai
  • See the amazing Badaling Great Wall
  • Explore Chongqing
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Best of China

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 128 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 1,022

Highlights

  • Must-see sights in China - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors
  • Cruise on the Huangpu River to take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
  • Enjoy a la carte meals, Kung Fu Show, Tang Dynasty Music and Dance performance
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Top Heritage Discovery

Cultural, Family Friendly

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 224 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian, Yangshuo
From
$ 2,914

Highlights

  • Explore Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Chengdu, Xian and Beijing
  • Visit Shanghai Museum and Yuyuan Garden
  • Discover Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
  • Visit unique Elephant Trunk Hill - a popular sightseeing spot more than 1000 years
  • Explore Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Badaling Great Wall
  • Visit Jinsha Site Museum and Shaanxi Provincial History Museum
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China Classic Odyssey

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 547 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 7,655

Highlights

  • Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Forbidden City and theGreat Wall
  • Tour Beijing's atmospheric hutongs for a fascinating look into Old China
  • Marvel at the life-size army of Terracotta Warriors in Xian
  • Visit the giant pandas of Bisheng Gorge Panda Sanctuary
  • Cruise through the spectacular gorges of the Yangtze River aboard the luxurious Yangzi Explorer
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage gardens of Suzhou
  • Experience the historic, cultural and architectural marvels of the ultramodern metropolis of Shanghai
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China Sampler tour

50 plus, Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 150 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 1,499

Highlights

  • Visit the Tiananmen Square (Beijing)
  • Explore the Great Wall (Beijing)
  • See the Terra Cotta Soldiers (Xian)
  • Embark on a guided orientation drive and stroll down the Bund (Shanghai)
  • Enjoy Suzhou Excursion (Shanghai)
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China – Panda Conservation Adventure

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Volunteering & Community Service, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel

4.3 | Great | 6 Reviews
8 Days
$ 374 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
From
$ 2,995

Highlights

  • Venture behind the scenes of a panda rescue center for hands-on interaction with these gentle creatures
  • Experience the unforgettable Great Wall of China
  • Visit two other UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Leshan Giant Buddha and Beijing’s Summer Palace
  • Share a homemade meal with a local family in Beijing’s traditional districts, or “hutongs”
  • Zip through the bustling city of Beijing in an open- air rickshaw
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Classic China: Shanghai, Xian, Dunhuang, Beijing & Pingyao tour

Cultural

5.0 | Excellent | 96 Reviews
12 Days
$ 525 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Gobi Desert, Shanghai, Xian
From
$ 6,295

Highlights

  • Discover Shanghai.
  • Explore Shanghai Museum and Optional Acrobatic Show
  • Visit Taiyuan and Xian
  • Explore Beijing and Lama Temple
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Trans-Mongolian Express tour

Train & Rail Journeys

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
19 Days
$ 210 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Mongolia, Russia, Beijing, Gandan Monastery, Hermitage Museum, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Moscow, Ulaanbaatar, Tiananmen Square, Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City
From
$ 3,999

Highlights

  • Ride the rails through mongolia's grassy steppe and siberia's taiga forests
  • Stay in a local village on lake baikal
  • Admire the grand structure of moscow's kremlin and red square
  • Marvel at the rich art collection in the hermitage
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Iconic China: Beijing to Tibet tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 255 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Tibet, Yangtze River, Himalayas, Silk Road, The Forbidden City, Victoria
From
$ 3,824

Highlights

  • Enjoy a performance of shadow puppetry
  • Learn how to make tibetan momos (beef dumplings)
  • Get up close and personal with pandas at a sichuan breeding centre
  • Take in thangka art at a tibetan academy in lhasa
  • Cruise the mighty yangtze river on a luxury riverboat
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China Family Adventure tour

Family Friendly

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 186 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Victoria Peak, Yangshuo, Victoria, Guilin, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
From
$ 2,599

Highlights

  • Visit the great wall and beijing's monuments
  • Encounter terracotta warriors
  • Cycle through karst landscapes
  • Wander hong kong's vibrant streets
  • See pandas in chengdu
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Kailash Saga Dawa Festival tour

Cultural, Transformative, Festivals & Special Events, Trekking & Expeditions, Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
21 Days
$ 262 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: China, Nepal, Beijing, Everest Base Camp, Kathmandu, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Tibet, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
From
$ 5,499

Highlights

  • Witness pilgrims replace the tarboche flagpole
  • Hike the ancient kailash kora
  • Visit spectacular palaces and incredible monuments
  • Arrive at everest base camp
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Classic Beijing to Hong Kong Adventure tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 175 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Tiananmen Square, Yangshuo, Guilin, The Forbidden City
From
$ 2,449

Highlights

  • Visit the forbidden city and tiananmen square
  • Experience a local meal and the terracotta warriors in xi'an
  • Enjoy an acrobat show in shanghai
  • Trek along rice terraces through different villages
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Classic Xi'an to Beijing Adventure tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 105 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Beijing, The Forbidden City
From
$ 839

Highlights

  • Visit the forbidden city and the great wall
  • See thousands of buddha statues at the yungang grottoes
  • Enjoy an included calligraphy class
  • Explore the ancient city of pingyao
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Classic Hong Kong to Beijing Adventure tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
20 Days
$ 136 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Dali, Kunming, Lijiang, Yangshuo, Guilin, Silk Road, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges, Yangtze River
From
$ 2,719

Highlights

  • Visit the panda breeding centre
  • Enjoy a calligraphy lesson
  • See thousands of buddhas at the yungang grottoes
  • Explore the forbidden city and the great wall
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China: Guizhou and Guanxi – Festivals, People and Their Land tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

5.0 | Excellent | 96 Reviews
16 Days
$ 406 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
From
$ 6,495

Highlights

  • Explore Beijing
  • Visit Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and The Hutongs
  • Visit Great Wall and Lama Temple
  • Enjoy Sister’s Meal Festival and Lusheng Festival
  • Explore the Libo
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