One Day HutongTour – Being a Beijinger
Tour Code: BTG-237
Duration: 1 Day
Starting Date: You Choose
Price from: Enquire
Special Experience: learn about Hutong people’s one day life, from walking the bird in the morning till preparing dinner together.
Be met our private English-speaking tour guide at the check point at Shichahai area.
With local residents, do exercises, walk the bird, and taste the typical Hutong breakfast. They may also tell you the interesting story about the old Hutong architectures.
At noon, go to the Silver Ingot Bridge (Yindingqiao) to enjoy the beautiful scenery of West Mountains. Moreover, all kinds of Beijing snacks and fine restaurants including the new style western restaurants in this area will surely make your mouth water and satisfy your stomach. (Lunch pay by yourself)
In the afternoon, stroll in the famous Yandaixiejie Street, an ancient street where some valuable antiques and local Beijing folk gadgets might be bargain hunted. And then visit the Guanghua Temple, the Wild Duck Island and the Prince Gong’s Mansion. So much fun will be brought to you!
Evening comes the dinner time and you will then experience how the local residents get their dinner ready. Go to the market with the house host/hostess to buy some vegetables and afterwards prepare supper together, learning to make dumplings and local home cooking. While eating the meal, listen to the ancient stories about the family.
1.Romantic lake cruise. At the nightfall when all the neon lamps are brightened, flows slowly by the boat on the lake, lotus blooming, the lute playing out beautiful music, all of which trace you to the free time of imperial youngsters.
2. Make your accommodations in the courtyard house of local Hutong family instead of a hotel. Taste the authentic Beijing home cooking, have a stroll in the Hutongs, becoming a Beijinger by integrating in their life.
This itinerary does not include HOTEL. For hotel reservation, please contact us.
*Private English-speaking tour guide.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.
*Discount for children from 2 to 12 years old differs according to your tour size.
*If you are a group of 10 or 10 people above, please tell us, we could give a very competitive discount.
*Payment in advance, or you can pay cash to the tour guide when you aboard the vehicle.
*If you need to prolong your stay in Beijing, or arrive a few days earlier, please let us know and we’d be happy to extend your hotel bookings, or arrange additional tours for you.