Beijing Shichahai Rickshaw Tour Half Day, Local Family Visit


Half Day Classic Beijing Hutong Rickshaw Tour: Gulou & Local Family

Half Day Classic Beijing Hutong Rickshaw Tour: Gulou & Local Family

Price per person from $80

  1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in shoulder seasons.
  2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.

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Tour Code:
BJH-P-01
Duration:
Half Day
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
Rickshaw around Gulou hutong area and have a true taste of Beijing; visit a local Siheyuan family, have a house-host local lunch, and experience their day life; climb up to the Drum Tower and enjoy a bird view of hutongs and Siheyuans.

Sample Itinerary Overview

Our tour guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel after breakfast. First you will visit the Drum Tower dating from 1420. Ascending the big Drum Tower, you will have a bird’s eye view of the surrounding communities of Hutongs and Siheyuan from here. And then move on to an ordinary family courtyard home for a tea break. Afterwards, take a rickshaw to visit the most famous Hutongs keeping the original layout in the Gulou area. During this Hutong Tour you will have an opportunity to have lunch in the local family. If you will, you can learn to cook some Chinese cuisines by yourself. Then move on to the Prince Gong’s Mansion. After the tour, you will be returned to your hotel.

Recommended Add-on Options


+ One more day to explore the most classic Beijing imperial sites

Firstly you will visit the world’s biggest city plaza, Tiananmen Square (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace). Then walk to the marvelous “Egg” (the National Centre for the Performing Arts) to take some pictures from its outside. Subsequently you will move on to the Forbidden City, the most complete imperial palace in China. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Jingshan Park to enjoy the panorama view of the whole Forbidden City and the City of Beijing! After having Chinese lunch, you will marvel at the splendid Summer Palace, the former royal garden, it is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.

lion in the Forbidden City


+ One more day to hike the most beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall and the tombs of Ming Emperors

Today our tour guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel around 8:00 am. Then drive to the beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall (80km away from Beijing downtown), it is known for its beautiful surroundings. It is a superb location to appreciate the grandness of the Great Wall as well as to avoid the crowds at Badaling. After hiking on the Mutianyu Great Wall for about 1 or 2 hours, then move on to the Ming Tombs(Changling or Dingling) and its Sacred Way. On the way back to your hotel, you may make a stop at the Beijing Olympic Village to take some pictures of the world-famed “Bird’s Nest” and the “Water Cube” from the outside.

Mutianyu Great Wall is the most attractive section

Price Inclusions:

  1. Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
  2. Accommodations: twin-based room with breakfasts as indicated;
  3. Meals indicated in the itinerary;
  4. Personal Beijing local English-speaking tour guide;
  5. Private transfers with experienced driver between airports, hotels, scenic spots, etc;
  6. Arrangements: charges of planning, handling, operational and communication.

Price Exclusions:

  1. International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave Beijing;
  2. Beijing Entry Visa Fees;
  3. Optional day tours or activities youve chosen;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;

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