Private Hutong Tour with Drum Tower & Bell Tower & Prince Gong's Palace

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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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Discover old traditional Beijing starting from hutong area with the 5 hours tour in the morning or afternoon, stroll the alleys, bridges to understand how local citizens' real life, then visit the Prince Gong's Mansion, the house of minister Heshen in Qing Dynasty. Followed to climb the Bell and Drum Tower to watch the Drum-Beating Performance.Try local goluptious snacks (your expense). Only includes English speaking guide service and entrance fees.

What's Included

English-speaking tour guide service fee

Entrance Tickets to the Sights

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Personal expense

Rickshaw ride

Transportation service

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 75

Additional Info

  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes

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

Bell and Drum Towers
You will be picked up by the private tour guide at the hotel lobby at either 8am or 13:00pm and take public transportation or taxi (at your own cost) to the hutong area near the Drum Tower and Bell Tower which stand at the end of the central axis line in Beijing. They are used to tell the time for the city. You can also climb to the top and watch the drum beating performance at the certain times

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion
After that walk to the Prince Kung's Mansion (known as Gong Wang Fu in Chinese) is the best preserved Qing Dynasty princely mansion and used to house several families, which shows us a typical example of how the upper class lived in that time.

It has orderly layout and excellent architecture craftsmanship, beautiful pavilions, halls, corridors, bridges, courtyards can be seen everywhere, which fully reflects the great fusion of the exquisite and delicate style of the royal family and the simple and elegant folk style of Qing Dynasty.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

After visiting the Prince Gong's Palace you will wonder around the hutongs at the Shichahai lake. It consists of front lake; west lake and rear lake all surrounded by old-style Beijing houses. You will understand how old people live and their status according to their courtyard architectures.

By the end of tour your private tour guide will help you to find a way to go back to the hotel or you can just spend more time at this area or take lunch or dinner on your own.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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