Beijing Hutong Tour
Beijing Panda Hutong Lama Temple Small Group Tour
• English-speaking guide
• A/C vehicle
• Free Pickup-Drop off from downtown hotels
Day 1 Hutong tour
Pick up at your hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am, and then driving to Beijing Zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas. The Panda Zoo visit takes about 40 minutes.
We will arrange 45 minutes to take pictures at the Bird's nest and Water cube. If you are interested in the inner structure of the stadiums, the tour guide will assist you in buying the tickets, and you could enter in the stadiums for a visit yourself.
Then take you to the largest Lama Temple of Beijing --- Yonghe Temple, 1 hour tour for the mysterious Tibet style Buddhism temple. The Lama Temple tour finishes at about 11:00. You will be arranged to have lunch with locals in a typical Beijing resident's house. Then visit the old Beijing lanes by taking rickshaws. Hutong tour lasts for 2 hours. You can also have the chance to enjoy the porcelain factory, which is also a must in ancient Beijing tour. Then drive you to the Jingshan park. It is an former imperial garden, lies to the east of Beihai Park. The mid summit of Jingshan is the highest point in Beijing. Looking from the peak, you are able to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City. The jingshan park visit takes about 40 minutes. Transferred back to your hotels.
Optional: Enjoy Beijing Opera at only US$35 per person.
Our Beijing night tour starts from pick up from your Beijing hotel around 6:00 pm and drive to Beijing Liyuan Theatre at Jianguo Hotel. Arrival at Liyuan Theatre, you will be lead to your seat with the assistance of both our tour guide and theatre staff who have your pre-reserved entrance tickets.
The Beijing Opera became to the national opera since the reign of the 3rd emperor Qian Long of Qing Dynasty.
At the time all the "dan", "chou" and "sheng" roles were played by male actors, (Female role called dan, male role called sheng, clown role called chou). Nowadays they are played separately by females and males. The Beijing Opera is famous for its colorful facial make up and fantastic costumes. According to sex, age and disposition, each role is characterized by different designs of facial make-up. Pekin Opera combines stylized acting with singing, dancing, musical dialogue, martial arts and colorful make up. It's one of the "must-to-see" when you visit Beijing.
Transfer back to your hotel around 0900 pm. End of our memorable Beijing Opera group tour.
Meal：Chinese lunch at a typical Beijing resident's house
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• Tour rate subject to availability and confirmation.
• Itinerary may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions, or other operational concern.
Arts and crafts in China: Our package includes shopping at specialty shops providing opportunities to purchase, learn, and gain valuable cultural insight on items such as Silk. The specialty shops offer quality products and international shipping service. If you are not interested in shopping then this time can be used for bathroom breaks, to rest, or just to learn more about China's specialty products, many of which are strongly aligned with Chinese culture.
Package Price Includes:
• Sightseeing with admissions as specified.
• Professional English-speaking guide + air-conditioned vehicle
• Free pick up and drop off from downtown hotels.
• Meals as specified.
Package Price does not Include:
• Items of a personal nature.
• Travel insurance.
• Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides. Not compulsory.