Private Hutong Culture Tour with Dumpling Cooking Class plus Cricket Fighting Game

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From $188.00

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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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Beijing Hutong has more than 700 years history. Since Mongolian brought the word "Hutong" to Beijing. The local people have lived in the Hutong for generations to generations. Hutong in Mogolian lungage is "water well", right now it means small alley. This tour will not only take you to explore some old temples in the Hutong, such as Lama Temple, Confucius Temple, and also, you will take the rickshow ride and climb up the Drum Tower. The highlight of the tour will be learning how to make dumplings, watching cricket fighting and eating the authentic local family food in the Hutong house.

What's Included

Cricket fighting game

Entrance ticket

Gasline, Parking & Toll fees

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Professional guide

Rickshaw ride

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

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

Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
In the morning, meet your guide upon pickup from your centrally located hotel in Beijing. You're transported by private vehicle to the first stop, Lama Temple, one of the most revered Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. The original prince's palace was converted to a temple in the 18th century and blends both Han and Tibetan styles of architecture.

View the world's largest wooden Buddha statue.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
Confucius Temple, built to pay tribute to Confucius during the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties. Venture inside the temple complex to find more than 100 ancient trees and 198 steles.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Hutong Tour
Board a rickshaw for a ride through the hutongs. While you weave through the ancient alleys, your guide points out numerous traditional-style gates and shops. On arrival at a local family's home, take part in a cooking demo and learn to make Chinese dumplings. Watch a game of cricket fighting and eat a home-style meal for lunch.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Bell and Drum Towers
Afternoon, you can climb up the Drum Tower for a panoramic view of the old Beijing-Shichahai area. Then walk to Yandaixiejie Hutong, an age-old lane dating to the Yuan Dynasty of the 13th and 14th century,

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Yandai Xie Street
Then walk to Yandaixiejie Hutong, an age-old lane dating to the Yuan Dynasty of the 13th and 14th century.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Shichahai Scenic Resort
Tour will ending at Houhai(Shichahai ) Lake. Conclude your private tour with transport back to your hotel.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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