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Half Day Off-Beaten-Path-Hutong and Rickshaw Tour


Hutong means street, lane and alley, and is in fact the passage formed by lines of siheyuan (quadrangle) where most Beijing residents live. One hutong connects with another, and siheyuan connects with siheyuan, to form a block, and blocks join with blocks to form the whole city.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Hutong Tour, Beijing's Hidden Gems which is not mentioned in guidebooks
Explore the local community and life

 A private tour - your own tour guide & driver
Detailed account of the hutong and courtyard culture
30-minute pedicab drive through the most typical hutongs in Beijing
Passing through quaint 800-year-old Tobacco Pipe Lean Street
To the Drum Tower,Watch the Drum beaten performance(the last performance is at 4:50pm) at the Drum tower,then take the rickshaw to explore the local allays,you will visit a local family to see the courtyard as well.Bell tower have an interesting teahouse, if you want to learn the tea culture this is an option
Take the rickshaw along the Hutong allay and visit a local family in their courtyard home,to see how the local's living condition

The pick up location is in your hotel's lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on


This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
The Tour is altogether 4-4.5 hours,if you want to extend the tour(more than 4.5 hours),it is 100rmb per hour for English speaking guide
 If you book the tour without transportation,then you will meet our guide in front of the Drum tower or in your hotel's lobby,then you pay your own transportation (taxi) to the Drum tower for this tour ,including transportation the tour is 4-4.5 hours

The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions

Children's Discount
In China,children's discount are based on height,please let us know your children's height,so we can give you the children's discount accordingly

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Travelling Party Tour Cost Per Person
 English Speaking Guide Only
Tour Cost Per Person
English Speaking Tour guide+Private transportation
+Homemade Noodle Lunch in the courtyard Home
1 Person $100 $145 +25USD
2 Persons $60 $90 +20USD P/P
3 Persons $45 $70 +20USD P/P
4 Persons $40 $60 +20USD P/P
5 Persons $35 $50 +20USD P/P
6 Persons $30 $50 +20USD P/P
7 persons and above $30 $45 +20USD P/P

Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver(if you choose)
Entrance Fees to the Drum tower+hutong rickshaw rides
Unlimited mineral water(if you use the private transportation)
The-Off-the Beaten Path Hutong and Family visit
HomeMade Lunch in the courtyard family if you choose(please check the price difference)

Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel insurance

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