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Beijing Old Hutongs Tour by Rickshaw

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    What to Expect
    Depart from your hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and venture to the magnificent Drum and Bell Tower, where the tour begins. Climb aboard your awaiting rickshaw, a traditional method of transportation designed to carry the driver and passengers, and set off to see the city sights.

    Climb back onto the rickshaw and explore the old streets of Beijing; learn about communities built around hutongs (narrow streets) then arrive at a local Chinese home to gain insight into traditional customs. 

    Greet the courteous family and listen as the local people talk about their way of life. After your enriching cultural experience, head to a traditional tea house to sip freshly brewed varieties of the beverage in a richly decorated environment. In the end of tour, you might have a chance to visit the silk factory depends on the interest. Return to your vehicle and relax during the journey back to your hotel, where the tour concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departs from the hotels located within 4th ring circle highway
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Tour returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Travel down the hutong on a rickshaw
    • Pick-up and drop-off services from the hotels located within 4th ring circle highway
    • If your hotel is located out of 4th Ring Circle Highway, please go to Prime Hotel to join the tour at 08:30AM or 01:00PM. (Add: No. 2, Wangfujing Ave. Tel: +86-10-65136666)
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Tea tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Gong Wang Fu
    Exclusions
    • Food and beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants aged 2 years and under travel free of charge, providing they are not occupying a seat
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I'm not entirely sure if this was the tour we were on, but we did see the Hutongs by rickshaw. The rickshaw ride itself was uninteresting, but the neighborhood we saw was very different from all the high rises that you see elsewhere in Beijing. Seeing the Hutongs is worth the
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    This was a nice private trip although many of the places I felt obligated to buy things. I had a local phone number so the guide and driver were able to contact me to confirm my pick up time. We visited a silk factory to see how silk was made, but I felt very pressured to buy
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    We did a brief tour of the Hutong district by rickshaw and had lunch in a local residents home. The food was delicious, the hosts very welcoming. Hutong area is packed with history and was fascinating to be taken there by rickshaw. Hard work negotiating these small streets and
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    Since we stayed at an Airbnb, it was difficult to find a good location to meet up with the driver and guide. We were able to use WeChat to chat with our guide to get picked up. I suggest contacting your guide in advanced to find an easy hotel to meet up at. Our guide Gale was
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    I booked this tour for my father who accompanied me on a business trip to Beijing. This trip was my 70th birthday present to him. Imagine my anger and disappointment when this scam of a tour never showed up to our hotel despite calling the number provided all morning with no
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