Private Illuminated Beijing Tour with Chinese Ink and Brush Painting Experience

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From $166.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Join this 4 hour Beijing night tour to visit the city during the evening hours which providing an easy way for you to see famous landmarks lit up after dark. In additional, you will spend 1 hour with a master to learn the traditional Ink and Brush Painting in the personal studio. Travel by the illuminated attractions such as the Tian'anmen Square, Wangfujing Street, National Theatre, The Houhai Lake, The CCTV Building and The Place Mall with Huge LED TV screen roof. Listen to commentary about the city and its history as you go. Hotel pickup within the 4th ring road and transport by private vehicle are included.

What's Included

1 hour painting class

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop-off (within 4th ring road)

Private tour

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Traveler Information

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

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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

Nanxincang Culture and Leisure Street
Your personal English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up at your Beijing city hotel at 5:30pm. Then hop on a private vehicle to the traditional Chinese room in which the lesson is held.

Your experience begin with the welcome tea. Traditional Chinese painting is considered one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. It uses "Shui Mo" (water and ink), which is a freestyle technique created using a brush dipped in ink and water, and onto rice paper. Your teacher is well respected in the Chinese traditional culture scene. Under the careful guidance, try your hand at using genuine Chinese tools; you'll learn different brush strokes, as well as get a solid introduction to the oriental materials, tools, and the painting subject. 

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Chang'an Avenue
Next, continue your evening with a panoramic night tour of the city. See the famous Beijing sites illuminated against the night sky. Drive pass by Chang'an Street.

• Admission Ticket Free

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Admire the lit-up Tian'anmen Gate and other famous buildings around Tian'anmen square, and listen to intriguing facts and anecdotes about the sights from your professional guide.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Center for the Performing Arts
Stop at National Center for Performing Arts for photos

• Admission Ticket Free

Wangfujing Street
Continue on to the charming neighborhood of Wangfujing Street, famous for its shopping and food street. Learn about the area’s history and enjoy the energy of this fun nightlife destination.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Niaochao National Stadium
Stop at the Beijing National Stadium for some wonderful night pictures of the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.

• Admission Ticket Free

Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
Walking along Houhai Lake Bar Street.One of the most popular pub streets in Beijing.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yandai Xie Street
Shop for your China souvenirs

• Admission Ticket Free

CCTV New Mansion
Pass by the famous Beijing New Landmark-- CCTV New Mansion building. Drive by CBD - the Central Business District ( Beijing "Manhattan" ) in the east part of the city

• Admission Ticket Free

The Place
Stop at The Place (the magic giant LED Screen) (Pictures Time)As you stroll through the illuminated city streets, your guide will share the information about all the sites and a local’s perspective on daily life in Beijing. You can choose to go back to your hotel with your guide and driver or any places in central Beijing.(and return to your hotel on your own).

• Admission Ticket Free

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