Private Cultural Day Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride, Forbidden City And Lama Temple - Beijing

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    08:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Beijing
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This amazing city tour of Beijing will take you to visit Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden city, experience real old Beijing culture in the Hutong as well as Tibetan Buddhist Lama temple. Hotel transfer, entrance tickets, lunch are all included.

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After picking you up from your centrally located hotel in Beijing around 8:30am, you will start your day trip by visiting Tian'anmen Square, the worlds largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures. Then, venture northward to the Tiananmen Rostrum guarded by the enormous and portrait of Mao for all to see and what has universally been photographed all over the world.

Next, heading to the magnificent Forbidden city, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. Youll spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace. The whole morning tour will be around 2 - 2.5 hours. 

Enjoy a tasty lunch by your tour guide recommended in a authentic Chinese restaurant.

Drive to Hutong area, hop on a rickshaw and ride through the labyrinthine hutongs to explore the old streets of Beijing, meanwhile visit a traditional Beijing family, here offers you chance to a glimpse into local culture and daily life.

Afterwards, you will go to the Lama temple, the most celebrated Buddhist temple in Beijing. It is one of the largest and most influential one in China, it became a lamasery in 1744 and is home to stunning Buddha sculptures, including one sculpture carved from a single piece of sandalwood that stands 18 meters above ground.

Return to your hotel by the end of the tour.


English-speaking professional guide

Private car and driver

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Hutong rickshaw ride

Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant


Bottled water

Entrance Tickets to the Sights

Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum

Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)




Gratuity to the guide and driver

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Please wear comfortable shoes

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please provide your hotel address for picking up

Please make sure to provide your passport number and name for entrance Forbidden City tickets purchase in advance

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

Traveler Reviews

  • 02-May-2018

    Our guide Robert did great job. Good english and tour skills. He also gave us additional service for free. Recommendation from me.