Beijing Olympic Park Walking Tour with National Stadium and Water Cube Access

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: China, China, Beijing
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  • 4 hours
  • Beijing
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  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

What is a better way to have a deep tour of the Olympic park with your own private guide? Embark on this 4-hour walking tour, you will explore the most famous attractions in the Olympic park such as: Beiding Niangniang Temple, National Stadium (Bird's Nest), and National Aquatics Cente (Water Cube) and other venues. This in-depth private walking tour includes English speaking tour guide, entrance fee to Bird's Nest and Water Cube, hotel pick up with varies departure time.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Olympic Park, North of Beisihuanzhong road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101 China

After picking you up from your hotel in Beijing, meet your private guide and head to the Olympic park, you can choose to take the subway - like a local or taxi (on your own expense). 

Beijing Olympic Park is located at the north end of the central axis of Beijing. It is the extension of the traditional axis of the city, which means the continuation of the thousand-year history and culture of China.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Beiding Niangniangmiao, Beside NST, National Aquatics Center, in the Olympic Park Center, Main Stadium, North of Beisihuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100000 China

Journey first to the Beiding Niangniang Temple which was originally a tiny temple housing the village goddess. Later, mother of Emperor Shizong of the Ming Dynasty built a Niangniang Temple here in token of her gratitude to the Heaven for giving her the prince. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess of Mount Tai - Bixia Yuanjun. Now it is part of the Beijing Folk Arts Museum. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Niaochao National Stadium, No.1 Guojia Tiyuchang South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China

Next, you will visit the National Stadium - known as the "Birds Nest".The National Stadium hosted the main track and field Football, and final competitions for the 2008 Summer Olympics, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies. The twig-like structure and the bowl-shaped roof are the masterpiece of the project. It is designed by Herzog and DeMeuron. The most unique feature of the structure is its "cushion" system which can fill the spaces within the building's facade to regulate wind, weather, and sunlight. It can house 91,000 visitors.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Water Cube, No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China

Then, move to the The National Aquatics Center (the Water Cube). The National Swimming Center is the only important Olympic venue that is built by donations from compatriots from Hong Kong and Macao. It has a total floor space of 50,000 square meters with a seating capacity of 17,000. The whole project costs about US$100 million. The center was used for swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water-polo games during the Olympic Games 2008. After the games, the center has turned into a large water recreational center open to the public. It is dubbed "cube" because of its semi-transparent "bubbles" spread out all over its surface with a shape very similar to the structure of "H2O".

Your tour ends up here, you can choose to spend more time here to explore on your own, or your tour guide will help you to find a taxi back to your hotel.( on your own expense).

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup only(but not including the transportation fee to Olympic Park)
  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Olympic Park
  • Entry/Admission - Beiding Niangniangmiao
  • Entry/Admission - Niaochao National Stadium
  • Entry/Admission - Water Cube

Exclusions
  • Transportation to the Olympic park
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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