Travel to Beijing hutongs by our Hutong Cultural Expereince Day Trip with Dumpling Making will give you a different aspects of the past and the present of Beijing city, the society and the daily life of Beijing residents. Explore the centuries-old Nanluoguxiang Hutong, including get on a rickshaw ride to go around the narrow alleys. Get a bird's-eye view from atop the Drum Tower and enjoy a leisure time at Qianhai Lake area. One of highlights of this tour is experince the Chinese dumpling making & eating authentic food with a local family.
Duration: 8 hours
Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Rickshaw Tour, Family Visit, Drum Tower, Qianhai Lake
Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station
Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station
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Pick up service is arranged at Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing train station, our guide will meet you with a welcome sign "Beijing Private Tour". Beijing Hutong Culture Experiecne Day Trip includes following activities:
Firstly, drive you to the Nanluoguxiang Hutong, it will bring you to back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271 – 1368) when the earliest hutongs and courtyard houses along Nanluoguxiang started to be built. It's one of the best preserved historical areas in downtown Beijing, is famous for its hutong and siheyuan courtyards. Recently the popularity of Nanluoguxiang has increased noticeably with tourist numbers on the rise after 2008 Olympic Games.
You will experience the traditional rickshaw ride get through the zigzag and narrow alleys to visit the Hutong. You also have chance to walk into local's home to visit and learn how to make Chinese Jiaozi (Dumplings) in a local family, which is essential during holidays in Northern China. Chinese dumpling becomes one of the most widely loved foods in China. Chinese dumpling is one of the most important foods in Chinese New Year. Since the shape of Chinese dumplings is similar to ancient Chinese gold or silver ingots, they symbolize wealth.
After lunch, head to the Drum Tower, the Drum Tower is located on the northern end of the central north-south axis of Beijing city. The towers served as the official clocks for the capital city during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty. It was built in 1272 during the Yuan Dynasty.
The last stop for the tour is Qianhai lake, There are many activiteis on the banks of this lake. You can take a boat or a water bike and there are several bars, cafes and even a Starbucks. The Qianhai lake are connecte through a narrow passage to the Houhai lake. The both banks are there connected to each other by a bridge.
After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Beijing or drop off at Beijing train station.
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Duration：7 - 8 hours
Attractions(Cities)：Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
Tour Style：Immerse yourself in the Historic city of Beijing during a full-day tour of the city’s most significant historical sites: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tian’anmen Square and the Summer Palace. The four sightseeing spots provide great insight into the palace life and the imperial court ceremonials of more than 600 years ago. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included. It is an ideal trip during your stort stay in Beijing!
Attractions(Cities)：Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Nanluoguxiang Hutong (optional: rickshaw ride,family visiting)
Tour Style：This is a private tour that allows you to visit the most famous tourist sites in Beijing and you will go around the buzzing Nanluoguxiang Hutongs either by rickshaw (Optional) and on foot on this tour. You will see the local families, eat an authentic local lunch and learn some Beijing folk arts, learning about the area’s history and having an authentic picture of Beijing. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included.
Duration：2 Days, 1 Night
Attractions(Cities)：Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Optional activities: Legend of Kung Fu Show; Peking duck Dinner
Tour Style：Join an expert guide for a private tour of Beijing’s most fascinating destinations and UNESCO Sites, from the Forbidden City to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel/Airport/Train station pickup and drop-off included. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy an evening show or eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck to enhance the tour experience.
Attractions(Cities)：Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Peking Duck Lunch
Tour Style：This all-inclusive full day guided tour is particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese visiting all the highlights in Beijing. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car on this door-to-door private tour. Followed by a classic Peking Duck lunch, prepared in time-honored style, at one of Beijing's well-known roast duck restaurants for locals.
Attractions(Cities)：Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
Tour Style：Make the most of a long Beijing layover—don't sit in the airport, go sightseeing instead. If you have at least 10 hours between flights, check off not one but two UNESCO World Heritage sites on this private guided tour. Skip the long lines at Mutianyu Great Wall, you will ave the opportunity to step back in time and walk the Great Wall, then enjoy priority access to the Forbidden City before returning to Beijing Airport to continue your adventures.
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