Lama Temple
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  • Lama Temple, Olympic Area, Beijing Zoo & Hutongs Tour

    1. Lama Temple, Olympic Area, Beijing Zoo & Hutongs Tour

    Start your full-day tour with a drive to the Beijing Zoo, where you can admire the Giant Pandas. Head to the Olympic sites, and see the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. If you’d like to visit the interior of the stadiums, your guide will help in buying tickets. Take a tour of Yonghe Temple, built in Tibetan-Buddhist style. It is the largest Lama Temple in Beijing. Enjoy lunch in a typical home of a Beijing resident. Afterwards, explore the city’s old lanes by rickshaw. Visit Jingshan Park, a former imperial garden. The summit is the highest point in Beijing, offering clear views of the Forbidden City. The last stop of the tour is 45 minute visit to a silk shop where you can do a bit of shopping.

    They were so punctual, and we have seen so many thins. Everything was beautiful and the group as well. Love it and well recommended. Emma was lovely! Worth the money as everything is so well organized and you don't need to think of anything. Bravo Emma and the team! Hugsxx

  • Ancient Beijing & New Olympic Area Group Day Tour

    2. Ancient Beijing & New Olympic Area Group Day Tour

    For this coach tour, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM. Drive to Hutong and take a rickshaw to visit the ancient Beijing hutong alleyway area including Drum tower, a local family and Shicha Lake. The real culture of Beijing is the culture of the hutong and courtyards, which attract more tourists from home and abroad than the high-rise buildings and large mansions. Continue to visit the Lama Temple, Yonghe Lamasery which is considered the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China before heading out to see the lovely giant pandas in Beijing Zoo. The site is comprised of 16 different exhibition areas and halls, but one of the most popular of these is the Panda Hall. Then go to the Olympic Green and take pictures outside the Water Cube and Bird's Nest. During the trip, you have the chance to visit the Silk Arts an...

  • Beijing: Summer Palace and Lama Temple Private UNESCO Tour

    3. Beijing: Summer Palace and Lama Temple Private UNESCO Tour

    Begin your journey of Beijing City's iconic UNESCO heritage with pickup from your hotel. Meet your driver and guide who will take care of you throughout the day. Head straight to Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. Admire the man-made features built hundreds of years ago, including the open water Kunming Lake, the pavilions, halls, palaces, temples, and bridges.  Choose to book an authentic Chinese lunch experience on top of your tour. Alternatively, spend your 1-hour lunch break as you like and ask your guide for some food recommendations. Next, head to Lama Temple, also known as Yonghe Lamasery, a masterpiece displaying Tibetan Buddhist heritage. Continue to see other marvelous monuments, including an 18-meter high Buddha statue made from a single block of wood, before heading back to your accommodation.

  • Beijing: Confucius Temple and Imperial Academy Walking tour

    4. Beijing: Confucius Temple and Imperial Academy Walking tour

    Head back to the Imperial Age in Beijing on a 3-hour guided tour of the Yonghe Lama Temple, Confucius Temple and Imperial Academy (Guozijian). Take the stress out of queueing for your entry tickets for each monument on the day with this all-inclusive walking tour. After meeting up with your expert guide, enter the Lama Temple to explore the most important religious monument from the Qing dynasty, the last Chinese Empire. Learn how a Tibetan belief was widespread in the ancient capital of China. In the temple, you'll also find the world's biggest Buddha statue made by a single piece of wood. Nearby, you’ll explore the Confucius Temple and the Imperial Academy complex, which was the highest academic institution in Imperial times. Explore how students worshipped Confucius and discover his influence over Chinese education and culture. Learn how important the ancient examination system was ...

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What people are saying about Lama Temple

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 62 reviews

It's my first time in Beijing and I enjoyed this tour :) Our tour guide Tina speaks very good English and she explained the history of Chinese culture. Her colleague (i forgot the name) helped me took photos since I'm a solo traveler. I really appreciate it :) Overall, this is a great tour! Highly recommended.

They were so punctual, and we have seen so many thins. Everything was beautiful and the group as well. Love it and well recommended. Emma was lovely! Worth the money as everything is so well organized and you don't need to think of anything. Bravo Emma and the team! Hugsxx

Sabrina was a great guide, she was very knowledgeable and her English was amazing. The tour was in the winter and the bus was kept nice and toasty. Even though the tour is shorter you still see a lot of things and spend a good amount of time at each stop.

my wife and I had a great experience. our tour guide was Nikki. very knowledgeable and very interesting she made us enjoy our tour and even helped us take great pictures. I highly recommend this tour

Interesting excursion the good guide smiling and helpful