Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple and Hutongs Full-Day Tour

Location: Beijing, China


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Highlights

  • Go to Beijing Zoo to see the Giant Pandas
  • Explore the ancient streets of the hutongs by rickshaw
  • Go to the Buddhist Yonghegong Temple, the largest Lama temple in Beijing
  • Enjoy lunch in the home of a Beijing resident
  • See the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube stadiums of the Olympic Games

Details

  • 8 Hours

  • Pick-up from your hotel in Beijing. Please provide full hotel details to arrange pick-up

  • Drop off at hotels in Beijing

  • English


What You Can Expect

  • 1

    Giant Panda

    Following a pick-up at your hotel at about 08:30, transfer to Beijing Zoo, set in the grounds of a former imperial mansion of the Ming Dynasty, now overrun by endemic animals, such as the South China Tiger, Giant Salamander, and Chinese Alligator. But the zoo's highlight is the Giant Pandas, which you will get to meet!

  • 2

    Lama Temple

    Tear yourself away from these adorable creatures to visit the largest Lama temple in Beijing. Yonghegong Temple, also known as the "Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple," incorporates diverse architectural styles from the Hans, Mongolians, Manchurians and Tibetans.

  • 3

    Lunch

    Lunch will be at a typical Beijing house

  • 4

    Hutongs

    A tour of the alleys of the old hutongs by rickshaw. See typical Chinese quadrangles, old buildings and schools, and experience everyday life in the most historic residential neighborhood of Beijing. You will also visit a porcelain factory to learn about a traditional Chinese craft.

  • 5

    Bird Nest and Water Cube

    See the buildings built for the 2008 Olympic Games, including the striking Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. If you are interested in going inside, your guide will help you purchase tickets and let you explore on your own.

  • 6

    Silk Factory

    En route back to your hotel, stop at a silk factory to discover how fine Chinese silk is produced.


Pricing

    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
    • English-speaking guide and driver
    • Parking and toll fees where applicable
    • Travel insurance
    • Entrance fees
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Entrance fees for the Olympic stadium (inside)
    • To book a child rate, children must be accompanied by 2 adults
    • Child rates are restricted to children aged 2-11 years old
    • You will get our confirmation email
    • You will get our electronic voucher
    • Local operator will contact you

Customer Reviews

  • PERFECTO!! LA GUIA ESTUPENDA EL CHOFER TAMBIEN Y LAS ATRACCIONES
    Rosario
    Barcelona, Spain | Oct 13, 2014

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