Beijing: Half-Day Hutong Bike Tour

Location: Beijing, China


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Highlights

  • Discover Beijing's ancient htuongs (alleyways)
  • Cycle through the oldest streets of Beijing
  • Experience traditional Chinese culture
  • Stop at the Bell Tower, Drum Tower, and other historic sites
  • Enjoy scenic Houhai Lake
  • Stroll the grounds of the amazing Temple of Confucius

Details

  • 3 Hours

  • Meet at Beihai North station, Exit D. This stop is located on subway line 6. Chinese: 地铁6号线北海北站D出口

  • Chinese, English


What You Can Expect

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    Itinerary

    Discover traces of old Beijing and experience traditional Chinese culture on this leisurely, half-day bicycle tour through Beijing's ancient residential alleyways, known as hutongs. Although Beijing has changed enormously over the last 500 years, the hutongs and their associated courtyard houses remain much the same as during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Centuries of Beijing tradition and cultural history will be on display as you cycle to fascinating sites like Houmen Bridge, Fire God Temple, the vast Temple of Confucius, prestigious Beijing Imperial Academy, and through many colorful markets. Pay a visit to the Drum Tower, built during the reign of Kublai Khan and a great observation point for the old hutong area. Pedal through the trendy Nanluogu Xiang alleyway of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Enjoy scenic Houhai Lake, and sample delicious snacks from local food stalls. Your guide will accompany you as you take in the relaxed atmosphere of the hutongs, stopping off at each major historical site.


Pricing

    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
    • The terrain you'll be riding on is flat and easy to navigate, making this tour suitable for all ages and levels of fitness
    • You will get our confirmation email
    • You will get our electronic voucher
    • Local operator will contact you

Customer Reviews

  • gute Radtour
    a Nehow.com Customer
    Lübeck, Germany | Aug 5, 2013

    Netter Guide, Fahrrad ok, Hutong nett, kann man mal machen :)!!

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