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Small Group: Beijing City Walk-On Walk-Off Tour

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Duration
3 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get a perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Learn from an informative and friendly English-speaking guide
Overview
Dig deeper into Beijing's history and culture on this 3-hour guided walk-on, walk-off tour of the city’s best bits.Choose from three different routes and have a pleasant and enjoyable experience.
What to Expect
There are three walking routes including the Hutongs, the Beihai Park or the UNESCO cultural heritage site, the Forbidden city. You can choose your best tour route, head to one of the convenient meeting points and begin your 3-hour walk-on walk-off tour. Spend enough time at your favorite sights with one or two route options.

Route 1:( Running On Monday Except in July and August) 
Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden city UNESCO Historical Route ----Start at 8:00 am 

Meeting Point:Main Entrance of the Old Beijing Railway Station
Subway line : Line 2 ,Qianmen Station --Southeast Exit 

If you love history, culture and architecture, Tian'anmen square and the Forbidden city route is your best choice. The Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. During this 3-hour walking tour you will visit major buildings and courtyards inside the Forbidden City. The tour will end at the north gate of the Forbidden city.

Route 2: Coal Hill Park -local snack street-Beihai Park Garden and Parks Route ---Start at 12:00 pm
Meeting Point:Outside the East Gate of Coal hill Park

This route is fit for people who love gardens,local life, and history. Coal Hill Park is one of the central hills in Beijing. You can look down on the magnificient Forbidden City from the hill and see great views of the surrounding modern city of Beijing. Walk thorugh a local street between two parks where the locals purchase their snacks, and you can taste and purchase them too at your own expense. You will see locals exercising, dancing, and singing and will learn about the park’s history at Beihai Park. In the park you can see artificial hills, pavilions, halls, temples and covered corridors blended with trees, hills and a lake. After exploring the major buildings your tour will end at the north gate.

Route 3 :Lake,Market, Hutong, Drum and Bell Tower, Nanluoguxiang Hutong -Beijing Old And Modern Route ---Start at 16:00 pm
Meeting point:The North Gate of Beihai park 
Subway:Line 6 at Beihai Beimen Station.

This route is perfect for people who love local culture,markets, and history. Stroll though Lotus Lane, Silver Ingot Bridge, the old hutong area, and Yandaixiejie. There are lots of restaurants, bars, cafes, tea houses nearby with lights on. It is a great place for kicking off your nightlife in Beijing. See the local people and Nanluoguxiang Hutong with its many shops and restaurants after which your wonderful walking tour will end.

At the end of each route, your guide will give you instructions how to get around on your own if you still want to explore the cities or advise on how to get back to your hotel.
What's Included
  • Entrance fees to the sites listed in the itinerary
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
What's Not Included
  • Food
Meeting Point

Route 1:Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden city UNESCO Historical Route ----Start at 8:00am Meeting Point:Main Entrance of the Old Beijing Railway Station (Southeast of the Tian'anmen square) Subway line : Line 2 ,Qianmen Station --Southeast Exit Route 2:Coal Hill park -local snack street-Beihai Park Garden and Parks Route ---Start at 12:00 Meeting Point:Outside the East Gate of the Coal hill Park(Jingshan Park) Route 3:Lake,Market ,Hutong,Drum and Bell Tower,Nanluoguxiang Hutong -Beijing Old And Modern Route ---Start at 16:00 Meeting point:The North Gate of the Beihai park Subway:Line 6 at Beihai Beimen Station. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Group size is limited to 12 people
• Wear comfortable shoes for the tour
• No factory or shopping stops

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