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Beijing Historical & Cultural Tour
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong
Code: BJ-P04
Tour Type: Private Tour
This is a private tour for your group of family or friends. No other travelers will join you. It's always available for your schedule!
Duration: 8 Hours
Departure: Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 AM
Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
USD 129 Book Now
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Explore the most iconic landmarks of Beijing at your own pace; this private tour is typical about history and culture. Gain an insight into China’s recent history as you stroll around Tiananmen Square with your knowledgeable guide. Walk into the Forbidden City to admire the royal architectures and experience the luxury life of ancient emperors. End your trip at the Hutong area where you can take a rickshaw to discover Beijing’s local life and culture.

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.

Detail Itinerary

In the morning, your guide and driver will wait for you at the hotel lobby. (Our guide will contact you in advance to confirm the pickup time.)

At 8:00am, depart from your hotel in a comfortable car and your sightseeing tour begins at the largest square in the world, Tiananmen Square. Take a leisure stroll around the grand site, and listen as the guide explains the historical and cultural significance of the square and other impressive structures around it.

Beijing Tiananmen Square

Next on your agenda is the Forbidden City that is sitting across the square. It was home to 24 emperors and served as the political center of China for over five centuries. Your guide will escort you to take a tour around the ancient palace complex. Well-preserved magnificent halls will transfer you back to the glory days of imperial China. After visiting the Forbidden City, if weather permits, take a bird view of the Forbidden City from Jingshan Hill in Jingshan Park.

Beijing Forbidden City

Then, you will move into Hutong area by a rickshaw. This portion of the tour allows you to gain insight into traditional neighborhood of Beijing and get to know how local people live their daily life as you travel through the narrow alleys.

Beijing Hutong Tour

The tour will finish approximately around 4:00pm. You will be dropped off at your hotel.

Tour Price

Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 129 USD 109 FREE
Note: The prices shown above are based on 2 to 5 persons as a private tour. For prices for sole or more travelers, please send us an enquiry.

Price Inclusions

• Entrance fees specified in the itinerary;

• Activities specified in the itinerary;

• Excellent private English-speaking guide;

• Ground transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver;

• Downtown hotel pickup & see off.

Price Exclusions

• Gratuities to guides & drivers 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.

Why Travel with Us

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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.
  • Forbidden city
  • Safe and secured payment method is guaranteed!
  • Payment is only made after customers confirm the scheduled tour. And they pay through third-party platform – Paypal, the best way to stay safe when paying online.

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Beijing Historical & Cultural Tour
  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong
  • Code: BJ-P04
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departure: Tuesday to Sunday 08:00 AM
  • Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
USD 129
Book Now
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

In the morning, your guide and driver will wait for you at the hotel lobby. (Our guide will contact you in advance to confirm the pickup time.)

At 8:00am, depart from your hotel in a comfortable car and your sightseeing tour begins at the largest square in the world, Tiananmen Square. Take a leisure stroll around the grand site, and listen as the guide explains the historical and cultural significance of the square and other impressive structures around it.

Beijing Tiananmen Square

Next on your agenda is the Forbidden City that is sitting across the square. It was home to 24 emperors and served as the political center of China for over five centuries. Your guide will escort you to take a tour around the ancient palace complex. Well-preserved magnificent halls will transfer you back to the glory days of imperial China. After visiting the Forbidden City, if weather permits, take a bird view of the Forbidden City from Jingshan Hill in Jingshan Park.

Beijing Forbidden City

Then, you will move into Hutong area by a rickshaw. This portion of the tour allows you to gain insight into traditional neighborhood of Beijing and get to know how local people live their daily life as you travel through the narrow alleys.

Beijing Hutong Tour

The tour will finish approximately around 4:00pm. You will be dropped off at your hotel.

Tour Highlights
Inclusions
Exclusions
Cancellation
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Adults (age≥12) Children (age 2-11) Infants (age<2)
USD 129 USD 109 FREE
Note: The prices shown above are based on 2 to 5 persons as a private tour. For prices for sole or more travelers, please send us an enquiry.