1-Day Beijing Imperial Bike Tour
– Cycling Tour of Forbidden City-Hutong
Trip Highlights – Attractions involved: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong, Shichahai, Bell Tower, Drum Tower. China once was renowned as the Kingdom of Bycicle, then Beijing is the capital of the kingdom. Over 700 hundred years history as a capital, the city is endowed with rich cultural styles. As it grows into a modern society and plays more important role in the world, it’s bound to get amazed by the peculiarity of this modern yet ancient city. There’s no better way than cycling into the city to taste this joy of comprehension. Join in this bike tour chasing the imperial trace for ancient memories.
Departure: Daily. Pick-up Point & Time: Hotel around 8:30am. Finishing Point & Time: Hotel around 5:00pm. Duration: 8 Hours.
Tour Itinerary: (Lunch)
Your dedicated English speaking tour guide will meet you at your hotel then start this exciting tour along the Chang’an Avenue all the way to Tian’anmen Square which is the largest city central plaza in the world. Cycle along the moad around the Forbidden City where 24 Emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled China for hundreds of years. Then along the central axis all the way north to the old Hutong area where you can down to the locals, fanthom the old Beijing and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Shichahai, also known as Houhai for Bar Street, and experience the old timepieces: the Bell Tower and the Drum Tower.
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- entrance fees and lunch as listed
- private English speaking tour guide
- personal expenses
- tips for your guide