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Beijing Old Hutongs Tour by Rickshaw

Highlights
  • Tour Beijing’s hutongs (old, narrow streets) by rickshaw
  • Climb up the Drum and Bell Tower for a bird's-eye view of old Beijing
  • Visit a local home to visit with a Chinese family
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Beijing Old Hutongs Tour by Rickshaw
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Afternoon tour of Beijing's old hutongs by rickshaw
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Overview
Weave your way around charming streets and ancient alleys (hutongs) on a 3-hour rickshaw tour of Beijing. Clamber into your traditional mode of transport and discover an alternative side of Beijing; see locals going about daily life and marvel at spectacular sights like Drum Tower. Visit a local home to gain insight into ancient Chinese customs and culture and sip aromatic tea collected from local plantations. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your hotel on this enriching tour.
What to Expect
Depart from your hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and venture to the magnificent Drum and Bell Tower, where the tour begins. Climb aboard your awaiting rickshaw, a traditional method of transportation designed to carry the driver and passengers, and set off to see the city sights.

Climb back onto the rickshaw and explore the old streets of Beijing; learn about communities built around hutongs (narrow streets) then arrive at a local Chinese home to gain insight into traditional customs. 

Greet the courteous family and listen as the local people talk about their way of life. After your enriching cultural experience, head to a traditional tea house to sip freshly brewed varieties of the beverage in a richly decorated environment. In the end of tour, you might have a chance to visit the silk factory depends on the interest. Return to your vehicle and relax during the journey back to your hotel, where the tour concludes.
Reviews (66)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Must see

Beijing is a very modern metropolis. But there exists a lot of old blocks, Hutong. Well worth Hutong touring. Very interesting visit to see old dwellings and people living here.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Koala0001
Reviewed 17 October 2018
Not to miss

The Rickshaw ride inside hutong was amazing, they drive fast in the narrow old street while the crowed on the sideline. Those are the original Hutong alleys. We had a tour inside the oldest grey brick courtyard residence, met a family in a common area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CoffeeMust
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile
A nice side trip

The Hutong area is a very interesting place to visit. The rickshaw ride was quite short and there are lots of them doing the same route. It started to rain on our ride & the rider put a plastic cover over the top to keep...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 21 May 2018
Highlight and quite eye opening

Well worth doing. Very interesting to see the old city streets. Lots of new cars outside very small homes and alleyways. We also had a home cooked meal in one of the family homes which was one of the highlights of our China Holiday

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 28 January 2018
Hutongs and Lunch

Great to be able to experience the tour, our guide was an older man and he did a wonderful job peddling two fatties like us. The luncheon in the home was amazing

Date of experience: September 2017
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MariahNS
7 December 2018|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can have a taxi or local Rickshaw pick you up to Huotong City for the tour. Its pretty cheap. the tour itself was organize by Travel china Gide, I'm sure they can help you out if you call them. Have fun.
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