Private Beijing Bike Tour at Night

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Private Beijing Bike Tour at Night information and booking

from
$98
Duration
3 hours
Departs from
In front of the Drum Tower ticket office, Beijing
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
6pm

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Tour description provided by Viator

See the beautiful city of Beijing light up at night on this private bike tour of the Chinese capital. Your expert guide will lead you through the winding streets of Beijing and tell you stories and facts about every stop you make. See the beautiful city skyline illuminated as you bike along Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Enjoy the scenic and lush environment of Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park and cycle down Nanluoguxiang Alley to see trendy shops and bistros built along Beijing’s ancient alleys.

Avoid the crowds on this relaxing guided bike ride through beautiful Beijing at night! After meeting your tour guide in front of the Drum Tower, hop on a bike and start your three-hour evening adventure in Beijing, where you can stop, take pictures and learn about the various sites you visit.

Follow your guide on a moderate ride along a hutong (an ancient alleyway lined with traditional courtyard residences) near Drum Tower and make your way to the scenic Shichahai Lake. See the lights beautifully reflected on the lake as you ride past ancient buildings coupled with modern restaurants, bars and shops.

After a few minutes of cycling, find yourself in beautiful Jingshan Park, where you can admire traditional Chinese temples and pavilions peeking behind the park's lush greeneries. Head toward the Forbidden City and ride alongside the moat as the imperial city looms in the background. Then, make your way to Tiananmen Square to see important structures like Tiananmen Tower, Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum and the Great Hall of the People. Enjoy this calm square at night and marvel at the city lights illuminating beyond.

Cycle over to Wangfujing Snack Street and enjoy the wonderful scents of street food vendors. Sample some local delicacies (own expense) to replenish yourself for your bike ride! Then, see past and present collide with a visit to Nanluoguxiang Alley, where modern boutiques, bars and restaurants stand on ancient streets beside traditional courtyard residences.

After enjoying the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Beijing at night, your guide will lead you back to the original departure point.

What's included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Bike and bike accessories rental
  • Sightseeing and photo stops at sites listed in itinerary
  • Bottled water

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off