Beijing Day Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, and Panda Zoo

Tours & Sightseeing in Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

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See giant pandas in Beijing Zoo, visit the perfectly preserved Lama Temple, and experience real Beijing culture of the Hutong. Take incredible pictures of the Water Cube, along with the Bird's Nest. Enjoy a typical lunch as your English-speaking guide teaches you about the history and dynamics of Beijing.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Beijing Zoo, BeijingBegin the day with a pickup from your downtown Beijing hotel between 7:00-8:00 am by air-conditioned coach. After meeting your guide and driver, make your journey to check out the lovely giant pandas in Beijing Zoo. The site is comprised of 16 different exhibition areas and halls, but the most popular one is the Panda Hall. Afterwards, head for Olympic Green and you may take amazing pictures of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. Continue to visit the Lama Temple considered as the largest and best-preserved lamasery in China. After lunch, move on to have a Hutong Tour. Hutongs are the origin of Beijing culture and could reflect the ancient Beijing life. Later come to Jingshan Park, a former imperial garden and the best point to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City. Then you will visit to silk shop where you can do some shopping, enjoy Chinese traditional silk arts and get gifts for your relatives back home. When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel.Duration: 8 hours

What’s included

  • Group tour
  • Transport by tour coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Chinese lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Beijing Zoo

What’s not included

  • Gratuities