Private Cultural Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride and Dumpling Making in Beijing

Price from: 77 €
Duration: 1 hour

Experience the authentic lifestyle of a Beijing local on this private tour. Interact closely with locals and ride a rickshaw through Old Beijing's 'hutong' area, characterized by narrow alleyways surrounded by ancient courtyards. Visit the home of a local family and partake in traditional Chinese activities such as making dumplings, Chinese calligraphy and paper cutting. You will also enjoy a bird's-eye view of the ancient city from the top of the Drum Tower.

Get an authentic sense of Chinese culture on this private tour of Beijing. After your private guide picks you up from your Beijing hotel, drive to the Drum Tower and hop into a traditional rickshaw and go for a ride through Beijing's hutongs. These narrow alleyways lined by courtyard residences will give you an insider's look into the lives of local families. Then, ascend the Drum Tower to see the large collection of drums from all over China and enjoy a bird's-eye view of the ancient city from the top. You may even catch an impressive 20-minute drum performance inside!
Next, visit the home of a local family living in a nearby hutong. Here, learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings as you and your English-speaking guide chat with the family and hear about their lifestyle. After eating your homemade delicacies for lunch, the family will teach you traditional Chinese activities like calligraphy and paper cutting, giving you a greater understanding of traditional Chinese art.
After an enriching, authentic Beijing experience, your guide will walk you back to the Drum Tower to conclude your tour.

Additional infoConfirmation will be received at time of bookingA moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommendedOur private tour provides an authentic Beijing experience with a fully customizable itinerary based solely on your personal interestsConditionsConditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as: Hotel for pick up Weights for helicopter tours Choice of times for tours Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.Departure dateDailyDeparture time9am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Tour Details Private Cultural Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride and Dumpling Making in Beijing Private Cultural Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride and Dumpling Making in Beijing
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