One Day Hutong Tour
Attractions: Hutong, Drum Tower, Free Market and Prince Gong's Palace
B-breakfast L-lunch D-dinner
Explore the ancient city of Beijing. Pick up from your hotel at 0900 am.Take the picturesque Shishahai Lake area and "Hutong". Traditional building complex formed by four houses around a quadrangular courtyard.Visit a free market and the Drum Tower where the visitors can enjoy a bird view of the ancient city. After lunch, visit the mansion and garden of Prince Gong of the Qing Dynasty, known as Prince Gong's palace. Head
for the Underground City, built during 1950`s for anti-air force invasion. The tunnel is big enough to hold 100 thousand people. Transfer you back to your hotel.
Shichahai is a famous scenic area that includes three lakes (Qian Hai, meaning Front Sea; Hou Hai, meaning Back Sea and Xi Hai, meaning Western Sea), surrounding places of historic interest and scenic beauty, and remnants of old-style Beijing residences, Hutong and Courtyard. It is located in the northwest part of Beijing, and covers a large area of 146.7 hectares (about 363 acres).
Hutongs are the old traditional alleyways and courtyard homes which once covered all Beijing. Many still survive today and are pleasant to walk or bike through. Not much has changed and you can see how people lived in the past.
Prince Gong's Mansion The Mansion was first built in front of Lion Alley in the eastern sector of Di'anmen Dongjie (Street). But the present Gong Mansion is located at 17 Qianhai Xijie on the east bank of Shicha Lake. The Mansion is the most exquisitely decorated and best preserved of the princes' mansions in the capital city. Besides the residence there is also a large garden.
Quotation in USD per person
1. All entrance fees listed in itinerary.
2. Professional individual English-speaking guide & driver + Private vehicle.
3. Meals as indicated in the itinerary. B=breakfast L=lunch D=dinner.
4. Round trip transfers between hotel and scenic spots.
5. Service charge & Government taxes.
1. Personal expenses.
2. Tipping or gratitude to tour guide and driver.
3. Tour is exclusive of hotel accommodation.
1.Tour itinerary can be tailor-made upon your request.
2. Minimum 2 person