Private Illuminated Beijing Tour with Traditional Chinese Brick Extension Workshop

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From $166.00

Price varies by group size

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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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This Beijing night tour takes you through the city during the evening hours, 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 art of brick extension 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

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop off (For hotels within the 3rd ring road of Beijing city)

One-way private transfer

Private tour

Professional guide

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 5
  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • 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

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
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.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Nanxincang Culture and Leisure Street
Your experience begin with the welcome tea, gaining artistic inspiration from the decoration and furniture of the traditional Chinese room. Your teacher is an expert, well respected in the Chinese traditional culture scene. First, you will get to know the history about this traditional art called " Zhuan Ta". In ancient time, Chinese characters were caved on the bricks, bronze or bones. To make it easy to bring, later Chinese people start to use ink and paper to make the copy of the characters and pictures. 

This artwork start from Tang Dynasty ( 618—907 A.D) and most popular in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Under the careful guidance of your teacher, try your hand at using the ink and paper and antique bricks to make your first work. After know the basic skills, you will start to make the complicated work. 

When you have finished your lesson, bid your teacher farewell and leave with a unique souvenir to bring home. 

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

National Center for the Performing Arts
Next, continue your evening with a panoramic night tour of the city. See the famous Beijing sites illuminated against the night sky. Drive through the city passing Tiananmen square, The National Grand Theatre.

• Admission Ticket Free

Wangfujing Street
Stroll around the The Wangfujing Snack Street.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

CCTV New Mansion
, The Place Mall with its huge LED TV Screen, The CCTV Building

• Admission Ticket Free

Yandai Xie Street
And then finish your tour with a walk in the Houhai Lake area.

• Admission Ticket Free

Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
Upon completion of the tour, you will be transported to your hotel in Beijing.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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