The first Hong Kong tour group of 17 people arrived in Beijing on February 6th and started their 5-day Beijing tour, as the first inbound tour group after the full resumption of cross-boundary travel between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
During the 5-day tour, tourists not only visited the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Badaling Great Wall and other famous historical and cultural attractions, but also Qianmen Street, Wangfujing Street and other new cultural landmarks of Beijing. Other highlights of the tour included visits to Beijing Expo Park - where a Chinese traditional lantern festival is being held till October this year, and Shougang Garden - the integration of industrial sites and modern Olympic venues.
The Chinese mainland fully resumed normal travel with the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions starting February 6th.
The group at the Great Wall (Photo: Xinhua News)
The group at the Shougang Park (Photo: China Tourism News)