Explore the Hutongs at Houhai Lake area with the imperial afternoon Tea.

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From $75.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Visit the best-preserved Hutongs area with a unique Royal Afternoon Tea experience.
Professional licensed English tour guide has been included;
Hotel pick-up & Hotel drop-off included;
Stress-free with a flexible schedule as your request

What's Included

English tour guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Mobike fees

The special royal tea enjoyed by the emperor has been included. But if want to have coffee instead of tea is also no problem. But the coffee is from the neighboring store.

Your guide will select two kids of snacks for you according to your request; you can choose tea or other drinks when you are there

What's Not Included


Private transportation

Rickshaw ride at the Hutongs

Taxi, subway or bus from and back to your hotel

Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 59
  • SENIOR: Age: 60 - 99

Additional Info

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Bell and Drum Towers
Take photos at the Drum Tower & Bell Tower square. Climb up to the Drum Tower and enjoy the Drum performance. Your lovely tour guide will tell you the history about the ancient Time Center.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yandai Xie Street
Walk through the Yandai Xie Street, which is also called the Smoking Pipe Street. Experience the most ancient historical commercial street from the Qing Dynasty in the Old Beijing.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Your friendly tour guide will show you a famous Hutong which has been left from the Ming Dynasty. Tell you the interesting history about "Hutong", the stories about the Mendan & Hudui on the door of the residence. Finally to show you to visit a local family with classical quadrangle. Have a deep understanding about the local people' life by chatting with a local Beijinger.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
Continually explore more Hutong alleys by riding a Mobike. Enjoy the beautiful Houhai Lakeside. Going through the historical Hutongs like a local. Or we can also just walk around as you want. We can take the rickshaw instead of riding the Mobike. You will have to pay for it as the extra spending.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Huguosi Hutong Snack Street
Walk through the most famous Snack street in the Old Beijing. Or ride the Mobike to explore. Finally, enjoy your royal afternoon tea at the Fuhuazhai BoBo Store. "BoBo" means snack in Beijing. The ancestor of the founder of the Fuhuazhai BoBo Store was the imperial chef who worked in the Forbidden City. This store offers the best decent imperial snacks with special tea. You will feel that you're like a royal family member with the environment there.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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