Beijing Private Tour: Lama Temple, Hutong + View Forbidden City from Scenic Hill

9 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China

Your tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Lama Temple and start the wonderful tour.
If you only have time to visit one temple in Beijing, make it the Lama Temple.
The Lama Temple (Yonghegong), one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China

Your tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Lama Temple and start the wonderful tour.
If you only have time to visit one temple in Beijing, make it the Lama Temple.
The Lama Temple (Yonghegong), one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist temples outside Tibet, began as a palace for Emperor Yongzheng before he became the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty. Today, the resplendent temple, with its halls, courtyards, ponds, and bronze mandala, is a lamasery for some two dozen Tibetan monks. Inside you'll find five large halls, ornately decorated with Buddha statues in various incarnations, murals, and carvings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: GuLou XiJie ShangYeJie, No.11-8 Gulou West Street, Beijing China

The Drum Tower was equipped with bronze clepsydras and drums that were beaten to mark the hours. The drum was beaten quickly for 18 times and then slowly for 18 times to mark the hour. You have the opportunity to climb to the top of Drum tower for an excellent view of drumming performance which lasts for 20 minutes.
At noon, we will taste traditional Beijing cuisine - Noodles with Soybean Paste(Zhajiang Mian).

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Houhai, which literally means "Back Sea", is a large artificial lake in northern downtown Beijing. There were many wine shops, workshops, and opera stages in ancient times. Nowadays, it is open to all. The area is dotted with bars, cafes, tea houses and restaurants, and is quite popular among foreign visitors and local young people. In addition, the neighboring Hutongs and courtyards of former court officials and celebrities are worth a visit.
We will walk along Hutong, taste snacks and experience the local lifestyle.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Yandai Xie Street, Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Know as Yandai Xiejie in Chinese, the Yandaixie Street is one of the oldest hutongs in Beijing. Located in the Xicheng District, it is close to the Shichahai which are famous attractions in Beijing.
Since the olden days, Yandaixiejie Street has been one of the most flourishing commercial areas in Beijing. The stores are closely packed along the street, and a wide variety of souvenirs with Beijing characteristics can be found there.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nanluoguxiang, Nanluoguo Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Nanluoguxiang Hutong is known for its authentic Beijing atmosphere. The age-old siheyuans, archways, wall carvings, and former residences of socialites can be found there. Today there has been an unprecedented fusion of East and West in Nanluoguxiang Hutong, where new pubs and restaurants have given it an urban appearance.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion, No.14 Liuyin Street, inside Prince Kung's Mansion, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Prince Gong’s Mansion is the best preserved mansion in China, including the mansion and the park.
The main layout of Prince Gong’s Mansion includes three parts: middle buildings, east and west buildings. All those three parts are built along the central axis and composed of traditional courtyards. Those mansions are built widely with the highest level of construction regulations at that time. Besides, there are three courtyards in each of three main buildings and each of them is a popular tourism spot.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

Jingshan Park is superbly landscaped with hills to ascend by steps, clear lakes and dignified ancient buildings. It used to be one of the ancient imperial gardens in Beijing, and now has developed as a peaceful public park.
Because of close to north of the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park is the best place for a bird's eye view of the Forbidden City and central Beijing. This park is open after dark, until 9pm in summer and 8pm in winter.
At dusk, the Forbidden City is particularly beautiful, palace eaves decorated with golden rays of the setting sun.

Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel, Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Prince Kung's (Gong) Mansion
  • Lunch
  • Professional tour guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
  • Entry/Admission - Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
Departure Point
Beijing, China

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels within 5 Rings.

8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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