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Small Group Day Tour of Beijing Hutong And Beijing Zoo Visit Plus Boating In Summer Palace

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Save time and energy compared to negotiating Beijing’s public transport system on this small-group Beijing tour. Admire the giant pandas at Beijing Zoo, follow in the footsteps of emperors at the Summer Palace, capture photos at the Niaochao National Stadium, tour a hutong, and visit a silk factory. Along the way, enjoy a dragon-boat ride, a local lunch, and a traditional Chinese tea ceremony.
    What to Expect
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    Stop At: Beijing Zoo, No.137 Xizhimenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100044 China

    See the cute giant pandas. Spend time taking pictures of these Pandas and watch them cuddling in their natural habitat.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kunming Lake, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

    Take a dragon boat on the Kunming Lake to enjoy the wonderful scenery and don't miss out on the experience of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony there.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Long Corridor at the Summer Palace, No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing China

    Relax walking in the corridor and enjoy the galleries or corridors have long been a part of ancient Chinese architecture.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Beijing Hutong culture tour, Beijing 100004 China

    well-known as old Beijing neighborhood. At nine meters (about 30 feet) wide, it is the name given to a lane or small street that originated during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). Hop on a rickshaw (at your own cost)and snake the area  and then visit local family to get into contact with local life.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: silk store, China, Beijing Shi, Xicheng Qu, 大栅栏西街

    On our way back to your hotel, we will stop by the silk factory to learn the process of silk making and you can also buy souvenirs.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    pick up from your hotel within 4th ring road of Beijing
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    • Small group tour
    • Local Chinese Lunch by homemade
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Beijing Zoo
    • Entry/Admission - Kunming Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Beijing Hutong culture tour
    • Entry/Admission - silk store
    • Gratuities
    • Rickshaw ride(Tip to the Rickshaw driver and Hutong guide)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Tour guide will contact to your hotel inform exactly pick up time one night before your tour start
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Boat does not operate during winter or severe weather. Your tour guide will walk with you around the palace
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour at pandas, Hutong and Summer Palace was fun. The summer palace and gardens were beautiful. We were picked up and brought back at the hotel door to door. The lunch in Hutong was delicious and healthy. Our tour guide, Jenny, was so accommodating, jolly, knowledgeable,
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    The tour of the pandas, Hutong and Summer Palace was in depth and easy to do with door to door hotel pick up and a knowledgeable, positive guide, named Jenny. If your time and ability to manage the details is short, highly recommend this tour as a easy way to enjoy the sites.
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    • Duration: 6h
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