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Explore Beijing Hutong Area by Subway (Max. 12 Travelers)
Confucius Temple, Lama Temple, Hutong, St. Joseph's Cathedral (East Church)
Code: BJ-W01
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
This is a small group tour with fixed itinerary and guaranteed departures. You'll travel with other like-minded people.
Group Size: Max.12 Travellers
Duration: 6 Hours
Departure: 09:00 AM Daily
Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
USD 49 Book Now
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Tired of the similar and usual sightseeing tours? This in-depth tour makes you feel like a local by taking public transportation (Beijing Subway), walking busy streets and quiet alleys, knowing more about Chinese culture and Confucius, feeling real Beijing local lifestyle. Your local guide will take you to visit some highlights of Beijing – WangFuJing Street, Confucius Temple and GuoZiJian, plus a rickshaw ride & HuTong tour. It will be your memorable experience absolutely.

Tour Highlights

  • Save your money by our "No Shopping Stops and Factory Stores" policy
  • We don't arrange any shopping stops or factory stores visits in the itinerary. You will save money and have more time to explore and experience more in Beijing.
  • Subway fare and rickshaw ride cost included
  • Admission fee included
  • The unique and unusual itinerary covers the main commercial, cultural and historic area in Beijing

Detail Itinerary

The tour starts at 9:00 in the morning. Please arrive the designated meeting place –Beijing Hotel Add: 33 East Chang'An Street (Dong Chang'an Jie), Beijing 10 minutes in advance. Your guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel.

Walk to the WangFuJing Street, a world-famous shopping street housing the city’s trendiest shopping malls and dozens of time-honored stores. Immerse yourself in its bustling atmosphere, take a stroll on the WangFuJing Snack Street where you will find many restaurants and street food stalls providing variety of local snacks and exotic street food. Keep walking north along WangFuJing Street, you will reach the St.Joseph's Cathedral, one of the most impressive Catholic churches in Beijing with distinctive Chinese architectural features.

Later on, take Subway Line 5 at DengShiKou Station to YongHeGong (Lama Temple) Station. Stroll along the tree-lined street, you will pass by YongHeGong (The Lama Temple), a temple with fabulous artworks and combination architecture of Chinese and Tibetan style. You will proceed to visit the KongMiao (Confucius Temple), a tranquil place with rich historical heritage that offers fantastic insights into Confucius’s life and his teachings. Continue to the neighboring GuoZiJian, the highest academic institute of imperial China, where the emperors would visit very often and read Confucian classics to thousands of students. (On the day KongMiao (Confucius Temple) and GuoZiJian closed, you will visit YongHeGong (The Lama Temple) instead.)

Beijing Lama Temple

After the visit, walk to the YongHeGong Station and take Subway Line 2 to GuLouDaJie, a quaint hutong (alleys) neighborhood filled with restaurants, bars, cafés and boutique stores. Enjoy the optional lunch according to your guide’s recommendation. Then you will hop on a rickshaw and go for a ride through the narrow hutongs (alleys). Sit back and experience the old days of Beijing as your guide share interesting stories about the historical sites along the way, including the majestic Drum Tower & Bell Tower, the zigzag Yandai Xiejie HuTong, the landmark Yinding Bridge of the scenic area ShiChaHai.

Beijing Hutong Tour

The tour ends here at approximately 3pm. Please arrange your own way for your hotel or your next destination. Thank you and have a lovely rest of the day.

Tour Price

Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 49 USD 39 FREE
Note: Reservation should be made 48 hrs before the tour departure.

Price Inclusions

• Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;

• Excellent private English-speaking guide;

• Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;

• Government taxes & fees.

Price Exclusions

• Gratuities to guides and any expense of personal nature;

• Hotel accommodation;

• Lunch;

• Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

• China Visas.

Cancellation Policy for Day Tours

Any cancellation by you should be initiated by email to tours@chinatours.com.
All cancellations will be subject to the following cancellation charges from the date the written cancellation is received:

• More than 7 days prior to departure date: no penalty will be deducted.

• 4-7 days prior to departure date: deduct 50% of the full payment.

• No more than 3 days prior to departure date: deduct 100% of the full payment.

• While the tour is in progress, any programs missed because of individual behaviors such as early departure, late arrival or attractions cancellation cannot be refunded.

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  • We promise no shopping stops on every tour!
  • Different from most tour operators, ChinaTours.com is one of the few that provide real tours with no shopping stops. We 100% guarantee that there is no time and money wasted at any prearranged mandatory shopping stops or factory stores for overpriced goods. You can fully enjoy your trip by seeing more and experience more of China.
  • We are a China-based local travel agent!
  • By directly monitoring local guides, drivers, operators and their service, we are fast to respond and handle all unforeseen circumstances.
  • We directly make purchases with hotels, airlines and other suppliers, rather than going through a third party seller, thus offer unbeatable price for our clients.
  • Based in China, we have first-hand expert knowledge about tourism in China, including attractions, restaurants, hotels, itinerary arrangements, etc., all of which are inspected in person beforehand to ensure travellers enjoy the best service and travel experience.
  • Expertly-trained local guides with real insight into China!
  • Our local tour guides are well trained from the very beginning by ChinaTours.com and proudly stand out at the best in the local.
  • With solid experience in tailoring tours to western travellers, our specialists know exactly the key to making a perfect trip, and are ready to adapt before or on the tour to make the most of your experience.
  • Air-conditioned vehicles/professional drivers escort you all the way!
  • All transfer vehicles are air-conditioned, expertly maintained and spacious with enough legroom and luggage space to offer the ultimate comfort and luxury.
  • Native expert drivers with years of excellent driving records are highly flexible when encountering rush hours or bad road conditions, and help avoid hours of wasted time in the road without compromising the safety of every tourists.
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Explore Beijing Hutong Area by Subway (Max. 12 Travelers)
  • Confucius Temple, Lama Temple, Hutong, St. Joseph's Cathedral (East Church)
  • Code: BJ-W01
  • Tour Type: Small Group Tour
  • Group Size: Max.12 Travellers
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Departure: 09:00 AM Daily
  • Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
USD 49
Book Now
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

The tour starts at 9:00 in the morning. Please arrive the designated meeting place –Beijing Hotel Add: 33 East Chang'An Street (Dong Chang'an Jie), Beijing 10 minutes in advance. Your guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel.

Walk to the WangFuJing Street, a world-famous shopping street housing the city’s trendiest shopping malls and dozens of time-honored stores. Immerse yourself in its bustling atmosphere, take a stroll on the WangFuJing Snack Street where you will find many restaurants and street food stalls providing variety of local snacks and exotic street food. Keep walking north along WangFuJing Street, you will reach the St.Joseph's Cathedral, one of the most impressive Catholic churches in Beijing with distinctive Chinese architectural features.

Later on, take Subway Line 5 at DengShiKou Station to YongHeGong (Lama Temple) Station. Stroll along the tree-lined street, you will pass by YongHeGong (The Lama Temple), a temple with fabulous artworks and combination architecture of Chinese and Tibetan style. You will proceed to visit the KongMiao (Confucius Temple), a tranquil place with rich historical heritage that offers fantastic insights into Confucius’s life and his teachings. Continue to the neighboring GuoZiJian, the highest academic institute of imperial China, where the emperors would visit very often and read Confucian classics to thousands of students. (On the day KongMiao (Confucius Temple) and GuoZiJian closed, you will visit YongHeGong (The Lama Temple) instead.)

Beijing Lama Temple

After the visit, walk to the YongHeGong Station and take Subway Line 2 to GuLouDaJie, a quaint hutong (alleys) neighborhood filled with restaurants, bars, cafés and boutique stores. Enjoy the optional lunch according to your guide’s recommendation. Then you will hop on a rickshaw and go for a ride through the narrow hutongs (alleys). Sit back and experience the old days of Beijing as your guide share interesting stories about the historical sites along the way, including the majestic Drum Tower & Bell Tower, the zigzag Yandai Xiejie HuTong, the landmark Yinding Bridge of the scenic area ShiChaHai.

Beijing Hutong Tour

The tour ends here at approximately 3pm. Please arrange your own way for your hotel or your next destination. Thank you and have a lovely rest of the day.

Tour Highlights
Inclusions
Exclusions
Cancellation
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 49 USD 39 FREE
Note: Reservation should be made 48 hrs before the tour departure.