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Tianjin City Tours by Bullet Train from Beijing, with River Cruise

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What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Beijing Hotel at 7:30am, and travel by private vehicle to the railway station. Settling into the first-class compartment of the bullet train for Tianjin. Your journey will only takes roughly 30 minutes, and please enjoy the countryside view.

Arrive in Tianjin, you’ll meet your private driver at the station and set out to discover Tianjin, the fourth-biggest city in China, and known for its imperial past and 20th-century European colonial history.

Head to the Jingyuan Garden, it was built in 1921, this garden and Spanish-style house was home to Puyi, China’s last Qing Emperor. Wander through the pretty courtyards and rooms, and learn how Puyi lived here with his wife, concubine, and staff. On the way, if time allowed, stop at Italian Style Street and Tianjin Eye, a modern-day landmark for photograph.

Continue to the Jiefang North Park, where the Former French Concessions, and the Orignal Site of Astor Hotel located. Then, stop at Five Great Avenues (Wudadao), it’s five thoroughfares flanked by buildings constructed by the British, French, Germans, Italians, and Spanish in the early 1900s. View the grand buildings and villas, with their eclectic architectural styles, as your guide explains how they were built during Tianjin’s concessions era.

In the afternoon, head to Nanshi Food Street (Nanshi Shipin Jie), a market-like complex of restaurants and food stands. You may choice something here as your own lunch. Later, travel to Ancient Culture Street follow by the 50-minutes evening Haihe River Cruise. Board a comfortable sightseeing boat and sail along the river to admire Tianjin’s illuminated skyline, sparkling against the night sky.

Finally, transfer to the station for your 30-minute return train journey to Beijing, where your tour ends at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel in Beijing (within Fourth Ring Road)
Departure Time
Between 7:00am to 8:00am
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Private Car in Tianjin
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Beijing (within Fourth Ring Road)
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (optional, but recommend)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants to get your train ticket in advance.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Tianjin Travel
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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