Greet your guide at a central Beijing location and begin your enchanting exploration of the city by night. Wander past the sacred structure of St, Josephs Church then immerse yourself in the busy and bustling atmosphere of Wangfujing Snack Street, home to Donghuamen Night Market.
Browse enticing food stalls selling an eclectic selection of culinary specialties; sample everything from scorpion and starfish to lamb kebabs and spicy noodle soup. Try local favorites like zhájiángmian (noodles in fried bean sauce) and listen to your knowledgeable guide's thoughtful recommendations. Please note, all street food is purchased at your own expense.
Next, wander to the illuminated Imperial City Park to see locals dancing, socializing and exercising in the cool night air. Stroll down a charming alley filled with quaint shops then admire the cultural majesty of the Drum Tower and Bell Tower, monuments from the Ming dynasty. Listen to tales of the structure’s ancient origins then venture to the convivial Yandaixejie Hutong to stroll around the luscious Houhai Lake.
Admire the tranquility of the area and capture the stunning evening scenery on camera before bidding your guide and group farewell when the tour concludes beside the lake.