Beijing Private Cultural Tour with Hutong and Temple of Heaven

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beijing

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This amazing classic city tour of Beijing that includes both visiting the most popular attractions and also some small historic alleys. You will start your day from walking around the Tian'anmen Square, heading to Forbidden City, riding on a rickshaw to Hutong and end up your day by going to Temple of Heaven. Hotel transfer and entrance tickets are all included. You can choose different Language.
After picking you up from your centrally located hotel in Beijing around 8:30am, you will start your day trip by visiting Tian'anmen Square, the world’s largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures. Then, venture northward to the Tian’anmen Rostrum guarded by the enormous and portrait of Mao for all to see and what has universally been photographed all over the world.Next, heading to the magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. You’ll spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace. The whole morning tour will be around 2 hours. At the lunch time, your tour guide can recommend some authentic Chinese restaurants that cater whatever you are craving for.After lunch, you will visit the classic and historic Hutong alleys by riding a rickshaw. In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. Many neighbourhoods were formed by joining one siheyuan to another to form a hutong, and then joining one hutong to another. The word hutong is also used to refer to such neighbourhoods.At the end, you will visit Temple of Heaven, it is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing.After your classic city tour, your tour guide will send you back to your hotel in Beijing.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Private car and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch in a local Chinese restaurant
  • Hutong rickshaw ride
  • Entrance Tickets to the Sights

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Dinner

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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