BJ-HT05: 2 Days Private Beijing Hutong Tour

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Day 1 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Beijing
Tiananmen Square
This morning, your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby at around 08:30. The accurate pick-up time will be confirmed with you one day in advance. The first stop of your 2 days Beijing hutong tour is Tiananmen Square. It is the witness of most significant historical events in China. Some architectures are built in the square to memorize the history, such as the Monument to the People's Heroes and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao. Then we will walk to visit the Forbidden City. Famous as China's largest wooden architecture groups, it is definitely worth visiting. After touring the main palaces and seeing the precious cultural relics there, you will marvel at delicacy of the buildings and have a rough knowledge of the royal life in the Ming (1368 - 1644) and Qing Dynasties (1644 - 1911). After that, we will drive you to Hutong area. Today's lunch is on your own. You may have a taste of the local snacks in Yandaixie Street with the recommendations of your guide or dine at a nice restaurant. 

In the afternoon, we will continue the Beijing hutong tour 2 days to explore the Hutongs. To experience the original local life, we will tour the Hutongs by rickshaw and have a home visit there. Through the explanation by the family host, you will understand the design of the old Beijing courtyard. The last scenic spot today is the Temple of Heaven, the largest architectural complex for emperors to worship the heaven and pray a harvest year in ancient time. The whole site is divided into inner part and outer part. And the two main sacrificial buildings, the Circular Mound Altar and the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, are in the inner part. After the tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Mutianyu section of Great Wall, Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall
After picking you up at the hotel, we will head to the imperial garden in the Qing Dynasty, Summer Palace. It is a large landscape garden absorbing the design techniques of the gardens in southern China. It has more than 3,000 ancient architectures, including the palaces, Buddhist halls, pavilions, corridors, etc. Emperors Guangxu and Empress Dowager Cixi used to administer the affairs of the country and receive the foreign guests here. Most visitors like to take a boat trip on the lake to appreciate the scenery around.

Then we will drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall, the last stop of your Beijing hutong tour 2 days. For lunch, your guide will recommend you the suitable dishes in accordance with your taste, and the cost will be your own. To tour the Great Wall, you can take a round-trip cable car, or take the chairlift to go up and experience the slideway downhill at your expense. Standing on the Great Wall, you will have a panoramic view of the ancient defensive walls winding on the mountain ridges and appreciate the luxuriant plants around. This section is well preserved with less tourists, so you can better feel its ancient rhymes. It is a nice moment to walk along the wall and take some photos with your family and friends. At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your hotel.
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Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Meals
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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