Have already visited Great Wall and Forbidden City? Want some thing different and new? This one is for you. The day tour is designed for you to explore the local history and folk culture. By visiting Hutong alleys, Beihai Park, Lama Temple, Confucius Temple and Imperial Academy, you will learn some in-depth facts of Beijing city and Beijing residents’ life.
Beihai Park, Hutong, Lama Temple, Confucius Temple, Imperial Academy
AM: In the morning, our guide and the driver will pick you up from your hotel at the appointed time. Firstly visit the Beihai Park. Standing at the northwest of Forbidden City, Beihai Park is one of the oldest and best-preserved royal gardens. It had served as royal garden since Liao Dynasty to Qing Dynasty. Today Beijing Park is one of the most popular and famous park that locals visit in daily life.
Next, visit the Beijing local folk residence: Hutong Alley. There is opportunity for you to take a rickshaw to explore Hutong to see daily life of native Beijing people. Following the local expert guide, you will find another face of the city that totally different from what you see in major streets.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, continue to visit Yonghe Palace where two emperors of the Qing Dynasty bore. It’s also called Lama Temple because it was translated into the largest Buddhist temple in Beijing in Mid and Late Qing Dynasty. Then head to the Confucius Temple, the memorial temple for the greatest educator in Chinese history. The last stop today is Imperial Academy which just locates at opposite of Confucius Temple. It was the highest educational institution in Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Today, it’s the only completely preserved relics of Chinese ancient educational institution. After the tour, return to hotel.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.