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S-BJ15: 2 Days Private Pingyao Tour from Beijing

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Day 1 Beijing - Pingyao
Qiao Family’s compound
Ride a morning high speed train for around 4 hours from Beijing to Pingyao on your own, we will reserve the train tickets and deliver them to your hotel in advance. Upon your arrival, our guide will wait for you at Pingyao railway station ahead of the train schedule and transfer you to the hotel. 

In the afteroon, visit Pingyao Old City. Pinyao was originally built 2,700 years ago and expanded about 600 years ago in the Ming Dynasty, keeping a complete city wall, the old street layout and a group of featured buildings. The essence of Pingyao could be found while you are wandering along the Ancient Ming-Qing Street, namely the South Street of the ancient town. Here, you will find about one hundred various kinds of shops opened in old buildings, revealing the prosperous commercial atmosphere created by local merchants hundreds of years ago. Besides, you should focus on the Temple of the City God, Rishengchang Exchange Shop and Tongxinggong Ancient Bank Safeguard. It is worth to be mentioned that Rishengchang is one of the earliest exchange shops in China. Finally, you could climb up the well-preserved Pingyao City Wall which looks like a giant turtle.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Yide Guest House
Day 2 Pingyao Exit
Today we will drive you to visit the Qiao's Compound in Qixian County. It is a castellar ancient residence complex in north China constructed by the local Qiao's family from 1756. The compound covering an area of 4,175 square meters was built with 313 rooms and blocked from outside world. Nowadays, it is treasure house to research the local residence, various kinds of brick and wood carvings as well as delicate murals. 

While your private tour ends, see you off at railway station and hope you have a pleasant onward journey.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Tour Prices
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$389  
$339  
$279  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Train fare of Beijing/Pingyao
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Rizwan from PAKISTAN | Mar. 13, 2019 16:45Reply
Pakistani transit for 22 hours
I am flying from Pakistan to Australia via Beijing with a 22 hours layover. Can I get a 24 hours TWOV and attend an Auto Expo of just 1 day in Beijing.

If yes can I travel by any airline or I have to use Air China?
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Answered by Kevin from UKRAINE | Mar. 13, 2019 19:29
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Yes, you can get a 24 hours TWOV and attend an Auto Expo of just 1 day in Beijing. You can take any airline.
Asked by QPHAM26 | Mar. 12, 2019 10:41Reply
Hi can I use the Beijing Yikatong Card in other cities like Shanghai and Hangzhou? Thanks
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Answered by Sarah from FINLAND | Mar. 13, 2019 19:56
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No, you cannot. You need to purchase the local transportation card separately.
Asked by Nike from HUNGARY | Mar. 04, 2019 12:08Reply
Hi. Im going with air china to Tokyo from Beijing Capital Airport we will land at the T3.
Budapest-BJ-Tokyo
What is the transfer process?
I have around 2 hours will it be enough?
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Answered by Jason from USA | Mar. 05, 2019 19:06
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Yes, 2 hours are enough for you to finish this international to international transfer.
The transfer procedures are the following:
Flight Arrival - Transfer Procedures - Border Inspection - Security Check - Custom Inspection - Waiting & Boarding
Asked by vanson thieu from UNITED STATES | Jun. 27, 2018 16:35Reply
Do we qualify for 144hr transit visa when visiting Beijing for 3days then going to Ulan Bator
From Hanoi to BJ by train Stay in BJ for 3 days then going to Mongolia by TransMongolia train. Thank you
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Answered by Taylor from CANADA | Jun. 28, 2018 04:39
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Yes, according to this situation, you can enjoy the 144hr transit visa.
Asked by char from USA | Mar. 02, 2018 08:54Reply
Do you suggest a bike tour through the hutongs?
I enjoy this in many cities; will be there april 14,2-18
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Answered by Monica | Mar. 04, 2018 21:22
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Yeah, bike tour among Hutongs is a good idea. You can rent a public bike or use dockless bike sharing. The Shichahai area with many Hutongs is recommended.
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