4-Hour Layover Tour: Beijing Hutong and Wangfujing Street

Tours & Sightseeing in Beijing

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This guided half-day Beijing city tour begins with a Hutong walking tour then proceeds to visit Wangfujing Street, the largest pedestrian street in Beijing. The tour departs from Beijing Airport and lasts approximately 4 hours making it an ideal choice for travelers with layovers in Beijing.
Meet your guide at Beijing Capital Airport and begin your city tour by transferring to visit a nearby Hutong by foot. Small lanes or alleys about 30 feet (9m) wide were called Hutongs during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). The longest Hutong in Beijing has more than 20 turns. Discover Beijing's local history and culture by taking a Hutong walking tour. If you wish to have a meal (at your own expense) during the tour, your guide can give you advice and transport you to a local restaurant. The last stop on the tour is a visit to Wangfujing, the largest pedestrian street in Beijing where you can enjoy a variety of snacks or do some shopping (at your own expense). You will be transferred back to Beijing Airport at the end of the guided 4-hour tour.

What’s included

  • 4-hour layover tour
  • Airport pickup and drop-off (Beijing Airport)
  • Transport by private vehicle between Beijing airport and scenic spots
  • Professional English-speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other items not mentioned in the itinerary


  • Airport transfer
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour