Private Half Day Tour of Beijing Old Hutong

Private & Custom Tours in Běijīng

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Savor the leisurely pace of local life. Visit the home of a local family and learn about their traditional Hutong courtyard life. Climb to the top of the 800 year old Drum Tower for a panoramic view of Beijing.
Hutongs were the home of local Chinese from imperial times and today we will visit Beijing’s best-preserved ancient Hutong district. You will begin with a rickshaw ride to Prince Gong’s Mansion. Nestled among the common Hutongs, this was the largest and best-preserved royal mansion of the Qing Dynasty. From here, you will take a rickshaw ride through the old narrow Hutongs and savor the leisurely pace of local life. You will visit the home of a Chinese family and learn about their traditional Hutong life in modern times. Relax with a classical tea ceremony before you climb to the top of the 800 year old Drum Tower for a panoramic view of Beijing before returning to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Private car or mini van
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Bottled water in the vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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