Private Tour: Lama Temple, Beijing Hutong and Calligraphy Class

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From $218.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Particularly for first-time visitors who don’t speak Chinese, a private guide can transform the Beijing experience. Say no to hustlers and discover the city by private car or public transport on this door-to-door private tour. Check off three of Beijing’s biggest attractions—Lama Temple, Confucius Temple,and the Hutong, Practice the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy. A comprehensive package with private guide, taxi fare, entrance fees and lunch are all inclusive.

What's Included

Entrance fees

Excellent English Speaking Tour Guide


Taxi fare (Within 3rd Ring Road)

What's Not Included

Any other expenses that not listed as included

Gratuities (Recommended)

Taxi fare at your own expense (Outside of 3rd Ring Road)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 80

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries

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

Hutong Calligraphy Class
Meet  up your friendly private tour guide at 9:00am in your hotel lobby. Then, you will be transferred to the Calligraphy Class (close to Shijia Hutong). You will practice 1 hour calligraphy with your teacher. Experience the strokes with ink on rice paper. Immerse yourself in the Zen moment. Practice the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy, and walk away with a special memento, get ready to flex your creative muscles. Learn more about the practice and try different techniques, and leave with a brand new set of skills.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
Visit the most popular Tibetan Budhism temple in Beijing, A lovely Temple with 260 year history. The locals go there pray for harmony, peace and health. The last hall contains the giant buddha of Beijing with a height of 26 meters.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum
It is the 2nd largest Temple for Confucius with over 700 years history. It was the institute of the highest education for ancient emperors. Savor a delightful dim sum.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
Visit the Back Lakes Hutongs in the afternoon. This area of Beijing contains some of the most extensive old hutong neighborhood and the three lakes of Xihai, Houhai and Qianhai. The most hippy area for people enjoy the nightlife.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Yandai Xie Street
Beijing's oldest commercial street, It is lined in traditional-style stone buildings that house charming souvenir and handicraft shops. At the end of the tour, your tour guide will transfer you back to your lovely hotel.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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