Beijing: Walk the Streets Like a Local Tour

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6 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the main commercial, cultural and historic areas in Beijing
  • Travel like a local as you see Beijing's sights by public transport
  • See the city's top sights like Lama Temple and Confucius Temple
Tired of the usual sightseeing? The tour makes you feel like a local by taking public transportation (Beijing Subway), walking streets and alleys. You will visit some highlights - WangFuJing, Confucius Temple, GuoZiJian, rickshaw ride & Hutong tour.
What to Expect
The tour starts at 9:00 am in the morning. 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. 

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. 

The tour ends here at approximately 3.00 pm.
What's Included
  • Admission fees
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel Agency liability insurance
What's Not Included
  • Chinese Visa fees
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Meals
  • Travel insurance
Meeting Point

The tour starts at 9:00 am 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.

What to Remember
• A low level of fitness is required to carry out this activity
• This is a small group tour with a maximum of 12 participants
• On the day KongMiao (Confucius Temple) and GuoZiJian are closed, you will visit YongHeGong (The Lama Temple) instead

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