Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Hutong Activity plus Lunch

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From $174.67

Price varies by group size

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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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Walk through Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest city center square. Skip the queues as you enter the Forbidden City. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant with old Beijing flavor. Visit the Beijing Hutongs to know what Hutong life like by zigzagging through the lane ways and visiting a Hutong family to interactive with householder by learning calligraphy writing.

What's Included

Admission ticket of Forbidden City

Air-conditioned vehicle

An English-speaking guide

Calligraphy Class in a Hutong family

Chinese dishes are served in a local restaurant

What's Not Included

Child's Admission ticket


Personal expenditure

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 5
  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 90

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

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 private guide and driver will meet you in the lobby of Beijing hotel and transfer you to Tiananmen Square. Tiananmen literally means Gate of Heavenly Peace,after a brief orientation of Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest city center square, you will stroll through the grand door and arrive at the Tiananmen gate, the entrance to the Forbidden City.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Your guide will assist you in bypassing the long queues of people waiting to enter this fabled city and very quickly, you will be inside. Your visit to the Forbidden City starts with a visit to the newly opened city wall at the north gate from where you can overlook the spectacular city. Your visit will also include not only all of the most visited buildings and chambers, but also a special visit to other private buildings such as the Treasury and the Instruments. Your guide will escort you slowly through this spectacular site explaining about its history and the different buildings you will see. The visit will last at least 3 hours.

Walking out of the Forbidden City, you will have a lunch at a local restaurant where you will be served Chinese dishes featured with Old Beijing flavor.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hutong Tour
After your lunch you continue to the famous Beijing Hutongs. The name Hutong comes from the Mongolian word for ‘well’ because historically people would build their homes close to or around a well. Nowadays Hutong means a lane way or alley. This is a fascinating area of Beijing with long lane ways of grey-tiled buildings and your visit will include walking through the narrow laneways where you can observe the different streets and alleyways and the local people going about their everyday lives. You will have an opportunity to pay a short visit to a Hutong family and learn calligraphy writing with house holder.

• Admission Ticket Free

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