Private Half-Day Beijing Tour: Forbidden City And Houhai Lake Bike Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am ,10:00am,12:00 or 14:00
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Beijing(within the 3rd ring road of Beijing City)
  • Return Details :
    Shichahai lake area
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Experience Beijinglike a local, hop on public transportation or ride a bike to traverse the capital with your knowledgeable guide. Get an local insiders perspective of the city and visit metropolitan highlights on this full-day tour. On this day, you will take metro to visit Tian'anmen square, walk through the Forbidden city, ride a bus to the Lotus Lane and pedal through Hutongsto Shichahai Lake Area. This tours offers morning and afternoon departures, and your lunch or dinner is inclusive based on your chosen schedule.

Know More about this tour

Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel (within the 3rdring road) and take you straight toTian'anmen Square by metro or bus based on your hotel location. On arrival, learn more about themassive square andit's impressive landmarks.

Continue walking through the Peaceful Gate Under Heaven to the Forbidden City, and spend around2 hours exploring the magnificent palace.After exiting the Forbidden City from the North Gate, take a public bus to Lotus Lane, where you'll enjoya tasty Chinese-stylelunch in a restaurant looking out overShichahai lake.

After lunch, pick up your rentalbikes and pedal through the surrounding hutongs andShichahailake area. Along the way, pass thethree lakes Qianhai, meaning Front Sea;Houhai, meaning Back Sea; and Xihai, meaning West Sea and stop to admire historic landmarks and learn more about traditional life in Beijing.

Your tour ends at the Houhai lake area and your guide will assist you in finding a taxi or riding the metro (own expense) back to your hotel or next destination.

Please note:childrenyounger than 14 years old arenot permittedon the bike section of the tour, but can instead enjoy awalk though the Shichaihai lake area and Hutongs


  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch or Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup(For hotel's within the 3rd ring road of Beijing)
  • Private tour
  • Walking tour
  • Fee for metro ,bus and bike


  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Transportation from attractions back to hotel

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Age under 14 is not allowed to ride a bike

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

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

Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants (for getting your skip the line Forbidden City ticket in advance)

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Please wear comfortable walking shoes