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Private Beijing Culture and Food Tour including Forbidden City and Hutong provided by Discover Beijing Tours

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Private Beijing Culture and Food Tour including Forbidden City and Hutong

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  • 1
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Meridian Gate (Wu Men)
  • 2
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Palace of Heavenly Purity
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Dongsi Hutong
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 7
    LongFuSi Jie
    Stop: 60 minutes
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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Subway Fare to the Tian'anmen Square
  • Hotel pickup(For hotels within the 3rd ring road of the Beijing City)
  • Entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Heavenly Purity
  • Entry/Admission - The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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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houstonania wrote a review Mar 2019
Spokane, Washington11 contributions5 helpful votes
Our family took the tour yesterday. Our guide was Lucy- super friendly lady with great English and huge knowledge about anything we asked about. We had great time with her. This tour is perfect- first you see the historic places in Beijing and then you taste some great foods in
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1 Helpful vote
Katelin F wrote a review Jan 2019
Roanoke, Virginia6 contributions
This tour was great and the guide we were with, Linda, was WONDERFUL! We learned so much and had a great time-Linda answered all of our questions and taught us a ton about the forbidden city and the different emperors. The food tour part was amazing. We ate so many delicious
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Pamela R wrote a review Jan 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I love trying to local food when we travel because it is a great way to experience the culture so adding this to our tour of the forbidden city was a great choice. The whole tour was great but the food tour portion was a highlight of our trip. Out guide Linda
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Star2406 wrote a review Oct 2018
Calgary, Canada65 contributions17 helpful votes
Jimmy was our tour guide for the day and he did an excellent job! We started at our tour at Tiananmen Square. Got a good amount of information about area including buildings and statues in the square. Next we explored the Forbidden City - which is massive! Think we maybe saw
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Date of experience: April 2018
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By: Discover Beijing Tours
Good Tour with Linda!
Fluent in English (and Chinese of course) and energetic, it was great to have Linda as our day tour guide. She made
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JIMMY! The best!
This tour was AMAZING. Although it was a rainy day, Jimmy brought sunshine. He was very knowledgable, purchased o
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The BEST Day !!!
This day is one I will never forget. We went on the fourth of July... the HOTTEST day. Lucy took us to a private
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Sharon T
Becky was a fabulous tour guide.
This review is a long time in coming, we visited China last year 2019 in March/ April. We were a private party of
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Fantastic experience
My partner and I landed in Beijing the night before and we wanted to experience Chinese cuisine the next day so we
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Beijing zoo
Our guide, Becky was amazing. She was very knowledgeable about the history of the zoo and surrounding areas. She al
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Great tour combo if you've seen great wall and forbidden city.
Our guide Lucy was waiting for us ahead of schedule in the hotel lobby. We followed the itinerary and were able to
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Perfect for my overnight stay
This tour was perfect for the few hours I had in Beijing. Pick up and drop off from Hotel very handy. It was a cond
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Highlight of my trip to Beijing
My tour guide Lucy showed up at my hotel early and prepared. We embarked on a perfect day of serious walking and hi
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Great tour for a short trip to Beijing
Lucy took me on the tour of the Summer Palace, she was very knowledgeable and a great companion for the day (she ta
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Best tour guide in Beijing!!
We had a great time on our tour with Jimmy. He knew every historical fact about Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
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Private tour of forbidden city
The forbidden city and tiananmen are a must-see when visiting Beijing. Jimmy was a great tour guide and pre-purchas
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Claire M
Best fun
Lucy was lovely, the wall was beautiful and the toboggan ride so much fun! My phone ran out of power so Lucy took s
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Claire M
Great Wall is great fun
Lucy and her driver took us around Beijing. An amazing highlight was seeing the Great Wall (held together by sticky
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Ingrid R
Great tour!
.......Jimmy is a Great Tourguide, very knowledgeable and fun to listen to. Absolutely recommendable!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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