Beijing Private Tour to Summer Palace plus Drum Tower Performance and Rickshaw

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Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Take this private tour to visit the Drum tower and watch the drum beaten performance; Ride a rickshaw to get around the Hutong to experience the culture and see locals going about daily life; Visit a local home to gain insight into Chinese customs and culture; Explore the major buildings inside the Summer Palace, get an idea on how to form a perfect garden in old days; learn the history of this most beautiful garden with your guide; get to know the powerful women Empress Dowager Cixi's story and how she controlled the country for 48 years. English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, rickshaw ride, lunch or dinner, hotel pick up and drop off by private vehicle are included.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing city)

Hutong rickshaw tour

Lunch or dinner depending on your start time

Private tour

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included

Additional entrance fees inside the Summer Palace


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Your guide and private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing. Then heading directly to the Summer Palace.

On the way to the Summer Palace, about 40 minutes drive, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories about the Summer Palace, feel free to ask your guide questions if you have.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hall of Benevolence and Longevity
Upon arrival, followed by your guide you will visit these buildings : the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity where they received officials and foreign envoys; the Hall of Jade Ripples where the emperor was under housing arrested for 10 years; Hall of Fragrant Herbs where the emperor used to store his books;

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Hall of Happiness and Longevity
The Hall of Happiness and longevity ,empress dowager Cixi's bedroom;

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
Stroll along the Longest Corridor in the world, and enjoy the world's longest art gallery with your tour guide.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Seventeen Arches Bridge
See the Seventeen Arches Bridge from distance.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kunming Lake
During the tour you will not feel been rushed, you will stop to listen to the stories, have your own time to look into the buildings and take photos, and continue.

• Admission Ticket Free

Qingyan Stone Boat
Stop at marble boat to learn its histories and stories.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Bell and Drum Towers
Continue to the Drum Tower to see a drum performance, and take a rickshaw on a trip through local alleyways. Get to know the local life and people.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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