6-Hour Private Beijing Tour: Flower And Fish Market, Panjiayuan Antique Market And 798 Art Zone

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free pick up including hotels in Beijing within the 5th ring road, if your hotel is out of the city, will have extra cost, you also can travel into city to meet your tour.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Beside the historical sites in Beijing-china">Beijing, there are so many fun things to do: Embark on a guided weekend adventure exploring Beijing's local flower and fish market, Panjiayuan Antique Market, and the 798 art zone! A private tour with your own English speaking guide and private vehicle will ensure a personalized experience!

Highlights

Instant Confirmation

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Lunch included

Vegetarian meal option available

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Your tour will begin with pickup at your hotel in Beijing at either 9am, 11:00am or 13:00 as your choice.

First you will head to the local flower, fish and insect market. You will see many kinds of cute animals like turtles, terrapins, fish, budgerigars, parrots, doves, rabbits, chinchillas, cats, kittens, mice, hamsters, iguanas and dragon lizards. Besides the cute animals, there is quite a range of other merchandise offered for sale. Jewelry is another widely sold items you may stumble across in this market once you venture inside. Jade and other semi-precious stones can be found either made up as bracelets, necklaces or available singularly.

Then you will head to the Panjiayuan Antique Market. The Antique Market is only available during the weekend, you will find some vendors coming from all parts of China to show their handmade stuff or arts for sale. It is a huge market selling and collecting Chinese folk handcrafts. What you will see are like jewelry, ceramics, calligraphy, teapots, ethnic clothing, Buddha statues, paper lanterns, Cultural Revolution memorabilia, PLA belts, Ming- and Qing-style furniture, old pipes, opium scales, and painted human skulls and many more!

While you are browsing, your guide will provide some shopping tips and advise to you depending on your interests. Your lunch is included if you start the tour at 9am or 11am, and dinner is included if you start the tour at 13:00pm.

Your final stop is the 798 art zone. A vast area of disused factories built by the East Germans, 798 art zone is Beijings main concentration of contemporary art galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants. By January 2008, over 400 cultural organizations, coming from France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other countries and regions, have settled down in the zone.

Your tour will conclude with drop-off back at your hotel.

Inclusions

Bottled water

Lunch

Professional, private guide

Transport by private vehicle

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - 798 Art Zone

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 08-Jul-2016

    This tour was amazing!