Private Beijing Culture and Food Tour including Forbidden City and Hutong

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From $118.00

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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See the world-famous Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City on this private tour with a knowledgeable guide who introduces you to Beijing's history, culture, street art and food. After seen the imperial palace, it is the time to discover the difference between Imperial palace to local life! Walk long the Hutong Allays (Local Beijing community street) to try 20+different food tasting, between 7-10 food stops, it is a fun way to discover the variety Chinese cuisine. It is a private culture tour with the use of the public transportation. You have the choice to have the morning or afternoon tour.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance fee

Food tasting

Hotel pickup(For hotels within the 3rd ring road of the Beijing City)

Professional guide

Subway Fare to the Tian'anmen Square

What's Not Included


Hotel drop-off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • 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

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Meet your guide at your hotel to begin your Beijing private tour. Choose either a taxi or subway ride for your exploration of one of the world's largest public areas, Tiananmen Square, which is home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Meridian Gate (Wu Men)
Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City

• Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage site where you can stroll around the 250-acre (100-hectare) complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens. Learn about Chinese emperors and their concubines, and see the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
Stroll around the courtyards and halls of the Forbidden city with your tour guide, and learn the histories and stories about this massive palace. You will visit these buildings inside the Forbidden City.

Hall of Great Harmony where the emperor handle states affairs. Hall of Central Harmony and Hall of Compete Harmony.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Palace of Heavenly Purity
Then continue to check out the living quarters in the palace: Hall of Union, Hall Heavenly Purity, and Hall of Earthly Tranquillity.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum
Your tour of the Forbidden city will end at the Imperial Garden, then you will exit the Forbidden city from the north Gate.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Dongsi Hutong
Next, take a short bus ride to a hutong to witness the lifestyle of local people who live in these areas and gain a deep understanding of hutong culture.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

LongFuSi Jie
Spend about two or three hours exploring the narrow hutong streets and alleyways, where you can try authentic fare with 20-plus food tastings between 7-10 food stops at local restaurants.

Once the tour end, your guide will help you to find a taxi or subway to back to your hotel or to your next destination  (own expense).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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