hutong tour
The traditional gate of old Beijing Hutong

This Beijing day tour will firstly take you to visit Summer Palace, an imperial garden in Qing Dynasty. You will see the halls, courtyards, pavilions, temples and wooded hillsides by the beautiful Kunming Lake. You will also explore the traditional residents living area, known as Hutong, to see the real life of Beijingers by riding rickshaw. The tour also covers Jingshan Hill where you will have a bird view of the Beijing City and a shorty visit at Behai Park.

This is a non shopping tour which includes hotel pick up, air-conditioning tour coach, English speaking guide, entrance tickets and Chinese lunch.

Tour Code: BC15
Price: USD60 per person
Departure: Daily
Duration: Approx. 8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Your hotel between7:00am and 7:30am
Drop-off point and time: Your hotel around 5:00pm
Language: English
Tour Type: Seat-in-Coach group tour
Payment type: Cash

For weekends or nonworking time, please book the tour by calling +86 151 0108 7860

summer palace and hutong tour map
Tour Itinerary Map

Tour Itinerary

Summer Palace
Summer Palace

Around 7:00-7:30 am you will be picked up by our guide and driver from your hotel lobby then head to the Summer Palace (40 minutes drive).
Optional: Boating (30 minutes)  to get to the Summer Palace via famous Empress Cixi Water Way, which allows you you to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the river.
Visit Summer Palace (1.5 hours)
Drive back to downtown to visit Jingshan Park. Climb to the top of Jingshan Hill for an amazing bird view of the Forbidden City and the Beijing city.
Lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. (40 minutes)
Visit Beihai Park (1 hour)
Explore the old Beijing Hutong by riding rickshaw (1.5 hour)
The tour ends at Houhai Bar Street around 17:00, you can walk around the Houhai Lake area and explore more on your own.


1. Downtown hotel pick-up
2. Air-conditioned tour coach
3. English speaking tour guide
4. Entrance fees
5. Lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.


1. Tips to tour guide and driver
2. Hotel


1. We pick up tourists from hotel located within 2nd Ring Road of Beijing. For those staying outside of this area, please go to Laoshe Tea-house before 7:30am, which is at the Exit C of Qianmen Metro Station of Line 2).
2. We will call your hotel or leave a message to let you know exact pick up time in the evening one day in advance.
3. In case you can not receive the pick up info, please call mobile +86 151 0108 7860.


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