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Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan) Tours and Activities

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Part of the Forbidden City during the Qing Dynasty, this 10th-century park is one of China’s oldest, largest, and most important ancient imperial gardens. Situated in the center of Beijing, the 171-acre (69-hectare) garden features a temple, bell and drum towers, a white pagoda, pavilions, lakes, and the intricate Nine-Dragon Wall.

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Hanfu Experience at Beihai Park and Hutong plus Houhai Lake Boat Ride

Hanfu Experience at Beihai Park and Hutong plus Houhai Lake Boat Ride

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Travel to Beihai Park, one of China’s most well-preserved imperial gardens, with a guide during this private tour where you can choose to wear traditional Hanfu clothing. Along with the trip to the park, you’ll stop by the Houhai Lake area to learn about the region’s history before hopping aboard a boat at Shichahai Scenic Resort for a cruise. This guided tour from Beijing includes round-trip transport, a meal, and five photos from the day to take home as souvenirs.    Please note: When booking, specify your height and weight if you'd like to dress in provided Hanfu attire.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$168.00
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US$168.00
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Flexible Beijing City Tour with Chinese Ink and Brush Painting Class and Lunch

Flexible Beijing City Tour with Chinese Ink and Brush Painting Class and Lunch

See Beijing how you’d like to see it—with choices galore—during this 8 hours private tour that allows you to customize your own day’s itinerary and choose your own lunch, too. Explore the Tian'anmen square and Forbidden City, Lama Temple, Houhai lake area, Beihai Park, or see some of the unique food choices of Chinese Cuisine at the local Hutong allays. In additional, you will spend 1 hour in the personal studio at Nanxincang Culture and Leisure Street to learn the traditional Chinese Ink and Brush Painting with a master. Tour includes entrance fee, lunch and Beijing city hotel pick up.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$211.20
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US$211.20
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Private Customized Beijing City Day Tour with Flexible Departure Time

Private Customized Beijing City Day Tour with Flexible Departure Time

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See Beijing on a private, chauffeured tour with a local guide. Make sure you get to all the sights and orient yourself to the city. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a private vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion that showcases the diversity of Beijing, from the palaces and temples to gardens and markets. Customize the tour to your must-see locations.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$118.00
Price varies by group size
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US$118.00
Price varies by group size

Private Beijing Night Tour with Imperial Dinner

Private Beijing Night Tour with Imperial Dinner

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Enjoy Beijing’s floodlit sights and an imperial-style dinner on this private evening tour. Savor dishes favored by China’s last emperors at the Fangshan Restaurant in Beihai Park, and climb Jingshan Park Hill for far-reaching views over the city and illuminated Forbidden City. Stroll through lakeside Houhai and the historical 'hutong' lane of Yandai Xie, see the Drum Tower, and take a panoramic drive around Beijing’s Olympic Village, Tiananmen Square, and Chang’An Avenue.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$175.00
Price varies by group size
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US$175.00
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Private Customized Beijing Layover Tour of City Highlights

Private Customized Beijing Layover Tour of City Highlights

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Why waste time sitting around Beijing Airport on your next long layover when you can head straight out to the city to explore the sites. With this flexible private tour you can pick spots that interest you, depending on how much time you have, and your guide will prepare an itinerary just for you!
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$148.00
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US$148.00
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Lama Temple, Old Drum Tower, Beihai Park, Hutong Rickshaw with Dumpling Making

Lama Temple, Old Drum Tower, Beihai Park, Hutong Rickshaw with Dumpling Making

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Visit a number of Beijing highlights, all found within the Second Ring Road, without any of the hassles of public transport or drudgery of an impersonal bus tour. On this private, full-day tour, explore the colorful Lama Temple in Dongcheng, get imposing photos of Beijing’s central Drum Tower, and walk around the lush grounds of Beihai Park, on the edge of Qianhai Lake. Cap off the day by learning how to make dumplings in an intimate cooking lesson held in an inner-city hutong.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$148.77
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US$148.77
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Private Beijing 3-Day Tour

Private Beijing 3-Day Tour

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Hit the highlights of Beijing without the hassles of planning on this multi-day private sightseeing trip. Customize your own itinerary: choose between ten different destinations, from the Giant Pandas at Beijing Zoo to centuries-old royal mausoleums at Ming Tombs. You’ll also cover classic standbys like the Forbidden City and the Mutianyu Great Wall, which you can experience by toboggan or chair-lift ride.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$530.00
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US$530.00
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2-Hour Beijing Private Jingshan Coal Hill Park and Beihai Park Walking Tour

2-Hour Beijing Private Jingshan Coal Hill Park and Beihai Park Walking Tour

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Beijing is one of the world’s busiest urban centers, but the Chinese capital also has some beautiful green spaces to escape to. This 2-hour private walking tour explores two of Beijing’s imperial gardens, Jingshan (Coal Hill) Park and Beihai Park, including landmarks such as Five Dragon Pavilion, Jade Island, and Nine Dragon Screen.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.00
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US$56.00
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Beihai Park & Old Beijing Hutong Layover

Beihai Park & Old Beijing Hutong Layover

Our professional English speaking guide will pick you up at the lobby of Beijing Capital International Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3 or the main hotel lobby of the city. It will take you 1 hour drive to Beihai Park to take you to the royal gardens with centuries of history. The main attractions are Qionghua Island, Mission City, and Nine Dragon Wall. Visit the Royal Garden and take you on a tour of the 800-year-old old Beijing Hutong. You can also visit families of local residents and talk to them. You can also taste the specialties hidden in the old Beijing Hutong. The old Beijing Hutong not only allows you to feel the movement of the human tricycle in the streets, but also allows you to visit the celebrities' former residence. It also allows visitors to taste the specialties of old Beijing. The Hutong Tour meets your senses, hearing and taste. At the same time, if you are interested, you can learn a lot of traditional culture and art with folk artists, such as Peking Opera, Calligraphy, Chinese Paper-cut, Dumplings, etc. (costs are calculated separately). Our stopover tours are for those who have a longer stopover (more than 9 hours) and want to visit the Great Wall or other attractions between two long flights. We offer a wide range of tours so you can choose the best Beijing attractions you would like to visit. In addition, the highlights of this tour are: There are no tourist traps. No hidden fees. All our airport tours are value for money. We will make sure that your short time in Beijing is worth your lifetime. Note: In order to make this trip possible, your stay must be at least 9 hours or longer (between flights)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$124.67
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US$124.67
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Private Customized Shore Excursion from Tianjin Port to Beijing

Private Customized Shore Excursion from Tianjin Port to Beijing

If you’ve got limited time in Beijing, opt to see the city your way on a private shore excursion—guaranteed to provide a comprehensive introduction to China’s capital. Choose from recommended attractions that include Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), Temple of Heaven (Tian tan), and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and relax as you’re transported with your chosen attractions with ease.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$258.00
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US$258.00
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A Taste of Beijing 4 Days Classical Group Tour

A Taste of Beijing 4 Days Classical Group Tour

Discover most of Beijing’s top highlights, and leave the planning to someone else—this 4-day itinerary takes all the hassle out of orchestrating your Beijing stay. Upon arrival in Beijing, transfer to your hotel (accommodation own expense) in a private vehicle. Over the next several days, you’ll see Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and other top sights; will leave city limits to explore the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China; will go on an evocative walking tour of the city; and much more.
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  • 4 days
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US$234.13
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US$234.13

Delightful Private Beijing Layover Tour with Full Body Massage

Delightful Private Beijing Layover Tour with Full Body Massage

Tired from a long flight or a business trip? This private layover tour is perfect for you. Other than fun city sightseeing to Beijing top attraction, such as Tian'anmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City and etc., you will enjoy a 60-minute full body massage or 90 minutes based on your needs. At the end you’ll be escorted back to the airport with plenty of time to catch your next flight.The tour itinerary is 100% customized based on your interests. Feel free to discuss with your friendly guide upon pickup time.
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  • 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$264.00
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US$264.00
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Beijing Private Customized Shopping and City Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

Beijing Private Customized Shopping and City Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

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Combine sightseeing with shopping on a private tour of Beijing. With a private guide, choose between top Beijing attractions such as the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and visit the best of Beijing’s shopping streets and souvenir stores. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$148.00
Price varies by group size
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US$148.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private Culture Experience with Imperial Lunch/Dinner

Beijing Private Culture Experience with Imperial Lunch/Dinner

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Delve deep into Beijing’s rich culture on this private experience. Admire the UNESCO-protected Temple of Heaven, Jingshan Park, and Drum and Bell Towers; and explore the ‘hutong’ neighborhoods of courtyard homes and narrow lanes by foot and rickshaw. Savor an imperial-style lunch in Behai Park plus, learn a traditional craft like paper-cutting at a family home. Entrance fees, private transport, and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$228.00
Price varies by group size
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US$228.00
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Private Beijing Jingshan Hill, Beihai, and Hutongs with Imperial Lunch/Dinner

Private Beijing Jingshan Hill, Beihai, and Hutongs with Imperial Lunch/Dinner

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Walk around Beijing’s imperial parks and 'hutongs' (old quarters) on this private 7-hour tour. Climb Jingshan Hill for panoramas over the Forbidden City, and explore the imperial gardens of Beihai Park. Ride a boat here (April to November only), and savor an imperial-style lunch at Beihai’s Fangshan restaurant. Plus, visit a family home on a guided stroll around the hutongs, and watch a drum-beating ceremony at the Drum Tower. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$198.00
Price varies by group size
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US$198.00
Price varies by group size
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Small-Group Beijing Beihai Park and Hutong Tour with a Professional Photographer

Small-Group Beijing Beihai Park and Hutong Tour with a Professional Photographer

Discover how Beijing locals live, and see a side of the city that most tour groups overlook, on this intimate, small-group walking tour. Meet your guide in the morning at Beihai North Station, and stroll over to Beihai Park, where locals take part in tai chi, dance classes, and other activities. Mingle with residents before transferring to the area’s hutongs: historical communities located across scenic courtyards and alleyways. Venture into the Shijia Hutong Museum to learn more about the area’s history before the tour’s conclusion.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.00
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US$84.00

Relaxing Private Beijing Layover Tour with Hot Spring Bath

Relaxing Private Beijing Layover Tour with Hot Spring Bath

Instead of being bored at the airport, you will spend a quality time with your professional private guide to discover amazing Beijing city's top attractions, such as Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple  and etc.. You will also enjoy an outdoor hot spring bath before heading your connecting flight. The tour itinerary is 100% customized based on your interests. Feel free to discuss with your friendly guide upon pickup time. English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee to city attractions, lunch or dinner in local restaurant, entrance fee to hot spring, round-trip airport transfer are included.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$198.00
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US$198.00
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Three Days Beijing Discovery Tour

Three Days Beijing Discovery Tour

Discover Beijing and Chinese culture with an insider, get deep touch with this amazing city on three days private tour, touch the hidden imperial history at the Forbidden City, feel the “greatness” first hand at the Mutianyu Great Wall, and visit other top sites not to miss when touring Beijing.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$613.34
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US$613.34
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Beijing Royal Essence Walking Tour with Lunch

Beijing Royal Essence Walking Tour with Lunch

On today’s trip, you will have the chance to witness some of the most splendid imperial buildings in Beijing. Extend your sightseeing experience by going to the Tai Miao, otherwise known as the Imperial Ancestral Temple. This was a unique place where sacrificial ceremonies used to take place. Visit the Forbidden City with us, the world’s largest royal palace, where we will spend four hours exploring this magnificent place by covering the West, East and Central Line. You will also explore the picturesque Royal Garden – Beihai Royal Garden where you can admire the charming towers, halls, courtyards, pavilions, and temples.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.23
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US$42.23

4-Hour Private Old Beijing Walking Tour: Hutong, Drum Tower, and Lakes

4-Hour Private Old Beijing Walking Tour: Hutong, Drum Tower, and Lakes

*A private walking tour lets you see the sights at your own place *Step off the typical tourist trail and see the highlights of old Beijing *Stroll along lively hutongs, see Qianhai Lake, visit Lotus Lane, and more *See the sights lit up after dark when you embark on an evening tour
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$63.00
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US$63.00
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Private Customized Beijing Garden Tour

Private Customized Beijing Garden Tour

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This private customized garden tour designed for travelers looking to escape the city to enjoy classical imperial gardens at their own interests and pace. Choose 1-2 gardens to visit in Beijing, such as Beihai Park, the Summer Palace, the Old Summer Palace (Yuanminyuan), The Botanical Garden, The Fragrant Hill, The Badachu Park. Get an idea on how to form a perfect garden in old days; Explore the dozens of ancient sights that dot the gardens; Learn the history of different gardens with your guide; Lunch, entrance fee and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$188.00
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US$188.00
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Private Beijing Breakfast Tour with Beihai Park Taichi Watching

Private Beijing Breakfast Tour with Beihai Park Taichi Watching

Start the day bright and early with this breakfast tour of the hutongs around Houhai (Rear Lake). Rather than lumbering down to a nearby fast-food chain for a trashy breakfast, sample a range of fresh Chinese breakfast dishes and treats at the hutong’s many eateries, from dim sum, jianbing (Chinese crepe) and congee to locally-sourced dragon fruits and baby oranges. You might even discover a new favorite meal. Afterward, enjoy a brisk walk around Beihai Park, a former imperial garden in the center of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$129.00
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US$129.00
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Flexible Private Half-Day Beijing Tour with Din Tai Fung Dining

Flexible Private Half-Day Beijing Tour with Din Tai Fung Dining

Customize this private guided tour of Beijing by picking two to three attractions to visit. On the half-day tour you can either follow a suggested itinerary or choose based on your interests. Attractions include the well- preserved Forbidden city, the Tian'anmen Square, Temple of heaven, Wangfujing Pedestrian Street, and more. Enjoy a delicious meal of mouth-watering Xiao Long Bao (steamed dumplings) at the top-rated Din Tai Fung. English speaking tour guide, round-trip private transportation, entrance fee, Lunch or dinner at Ding Tai Fung all included; morning or afternoon tour times available to fit your schedule.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$108.00
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US$108.00
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Private Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Jingshan Park Beihai Park Hutong area

Private Walking Tour to Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Jingshan Park Beihai Park Hutong area

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Break through the language barrier and get to the beating heart of Beijing on this classic city center walking tour with a private guide. Start at the mighty Tiananmen Square then explore the Forbidden City and soak up the views from Jingshan Park. Finish by strolling Beihai Park, Back Lakes, and some classic Beijing “hutong” alleyways.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.00
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US$92.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan) costs USD 3.90. Guided Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan) tours start around USD 3.90 per person. See all 80 Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan) tickets and tours on Viator.
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