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Unveiling Beijing's Food and Hutong Tour:Immerse in Culinary Wonders and Hutong Secrets

Embark on an exclusive Beijing food tour and hutong exploration that transcends the ordinary. Our immersive journey is designed to reveal the hidden gems of the city, offering a rare glimpse into the rich tapestry of local life and culinary traditions.

Scarcity and Authenticity: Dive into the heart of Beijing's cultural heritage with our limited edition hutong and food tour. This unique experience promises a rare opportunity to traverse the narrow alleyways of ancient hutongs, witnessing a side of Beijing that few have the chance to explore.

Cultural Depth: Experience the soul of Beijing through its hutongs, each with a story to tell. As you stroll through these historic neighborhoods, witness the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity. From ancient courtyards to vibrant street markets, our tour encapsulates the essence of Beijing's evolving cultural identity.

Life's Authentic Moments: Beyond the surface, our tour provides a genuine slice of local life. Engage with residents, participate in time-honored activities, and savor the camaraderie that thrives in these intimate communities. This is not just a food tour; it's an invitation to immerse yourself in the heartbeat of Beijing.

Beijing Hutong & Food Tours

Duration:6 hours

Attractions(Cities):Peking Opera, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Shichahai

Tour Style:It is one of most popular Beijing night tours which includes the Peking Opera show, touring to the Nanluoguxiang Hutong & Sichahai scenic area during the night.Taking this tour, not only feel the lifestyle of hutong, but also the quintessence of Chinese culture. Meet your personal guide from your hotel lobby or train station with a priavte transfer to explore the night in Beijing.

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From $85 p/p

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Temple of Heaven, Beihai Park, Shichahai, Yandai Diagonal Stree

Tour Style:Imperial Beijing Discovery: Temple of Heaven, Beihai Park, Shichahai, and Yandai Diagonal Street" combines the essence of Beijing's imperial and cultural heritage in a single, enriching tour. Begin your day at the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests amidst grand architecture and serene gardens. Explore Beihai Park, a tranquil imperial garden with its iconic White Dagoba and scenic Kunming Lake. Continue to Shichahai, where ancient lakes and historic hutongs offer a glimpse into Beijing's traditional way of life. Conclude your journey at Yandai Diagonal Street, known for its quaint shops and vibrant atmosphere, where you can savor local delicacies and shop for unique souvenirs. Led by knowledgeable guides, this tour provides a deep dive into Beijing's cultural tapestry, blending history, architecture, and local flavor for an unforgettable experience.

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From $85 p/p

Duration:6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Wudaoying Hutong

Tour Style:Travel in depth into the Beijing hutong to visit the Wudaoying Hutong, one of the popular Beijing Hutong tour will take you stroll around Wudaoyin hutong to discover the Chinese history and culture in a day, this area has become quite gentrified in recent years with cafes full of characteristics.

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From $55 p/p

Duration:8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Rickshaw Tour, Family Visit, Drum Tower, Qianhai Lake

Tour Style:Travel to Beijing hutongs by our Hutong Cultural Expereince Day Trip with Dumpling Making will give you a different aspects of the past and the present of Beijing city, the society and the daily life of Beijing residents. Explore the centuries-old Nanluoguxiang Hutong, including get on a rickshaw ride to go around the narrow alleys. Get a bird's-eye view from atop the Drum Tower and enjoy a leisure time at Qianhai Lake area. One of highlights of this tour is experince the Chinese dumpling making & eating authentic food with a local family.

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From $65 p/p

Duration:6-7 hours

Attractions(Cities):Beijing local wet market, Beijing Hutong, Hutong Cooking Class

Tour Style:Embark on a culinary journey through Beijing's ancient hutongs, where tradition meets innovation in a private dumpling making class. Led by a local expert, this tour blends hands-on cultural immersion with culinary exploration. Discover the art of crafting dumplings, a quintessential Chinese dish, while gaining insights into local life and traditions. Delve into the history of Beijing's hutongs as you stroll through these charming alleys, culminating in a memorable cooking session where you'll create and savor your own dumplings. This personalized experience promises to deepen your understanding of Beijing's rich heritage through its flavors and stories.

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From $49 p/p

Duration:5-6 hours

Attractions(Cities):Beijing local wet market, Hutong Cooking Class

Tour Style:Strolling into Beijing’s narrow hutongs, will give you an intimate glimpse into the city’s culture and the daily lives of its inhabitants by cooking class. The tour includes the local wet market visiting and a cooking class in hutong, a cooking class is an ideal way to experience local culture. Get to know how local people to choose thier daily food, how to pay or bargin with each. You also get a chance to experience this as a local. You will have a personal cooking class at a local family in hutong area to know about daily diet of the locals.

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From $53 p/p

Most Asked Questions about Beijing Private Tour

1. What is the payment method if I want to book a Beijing One Day Tour with you?

After you confirmed the tour itinerary and all the details, we require 20% of the total payment via PayPal, Alipay, Wechat or Bank Transfer in advance to secure the tour booking, and the balance you can pay our guide in cash after the tour ends.

2. Should I book Beijing tours from a travel agency? I travel by my own.

Beijing is the capital city of China, has a completely city transportation, it's very easy for you to take taxi, city bus or metro to explore the sites of the city. However, if you're limited on time, book a Beijing tour with a local travel agency is the best choice, as the travel agency can plan the best tour package that covers the main highlights of the city to make the most of your time in Beijing, and you can get a unique tour experience without the hassles of arranging transportation.

3. What are the top things to do in Beijing for travelers?

Beijing is one of the six ancient cities in China, it is the most important and interesting city abundant in history, culture, beautiful landscapes, and fine cuisine. Here we list the top things to do in Beijing for travelers who are the first time in Beijing.
1. The Great Wall of Beijing.
2. Forbidden City
3. Summer Palace
4. Beijing Hutongs
5. Tiananmen Square
6. Temple of Heaven
Normally it takes around 2-3 days to explore Beijing city highlights, if you want to book tour packages, feel free to contact us.

4. How can I get to Forbidden City from Beijing International Airport?

There are four ways that you can get to Forbidden City from Beijing Airport:
1. By metro: Take a metro from Beijing Capital Airport T2/T3 to Sanyuanqiao Station, then metro line 10 to Guomao Station, and take metro line 1 to Tian'anmen East Station, then you can walk to Forbidden City. It costs around CNY 30 for one way.

2. By Shuttle Bus: There are over 20 shuttle bus lines connecting Beijing International Airport to Beijing downtown, you can take Bus Line 10 to get to Wangfujing directly, after you get off the station, you can walk to Fobbiden City. It costs CNY 25, and take around 1hr20mins.

3. By Taxi: Take a taxi from the airport and the taxi driver will take you to the Forbidden City, it takes around 30-50 minutes, depends on the traffic.

4. By Private Transfer: To make your Beijing journey worry-free, you can also book a private transfer with us, your driver will pick you up at the exit of the airport and transfer you to Forbidden City.

5. My wife and I plan to visit Beijing on 3rd Sept, we are interested in your 3-Day Beijing Scenic Tour with Summer Palace, is it available? How can I book this tour with you?

Thanks for your inquiry for our service. Yes, the 3-Day Beijing Scenic Tour is available. You can send an email about your requirements, the number of your group and more details to us, we will get back all the tour itinerary and details to you. After you confirmed the tour details, we require 20% of the total payment via PayPal, Alipay, Bank Transfer or WeChat in advance and the balance you can pay our guide in cash.

6. Is there any rickshaw available at Nanluoguxiang Hutongs?

Nanluoguxiang has become a combination of traditional Beijing Butong and refurished pedetrian street. Walking and Taking a rickshaw ride could be very characteristic experience. You can easily find rickshaws at Nanluoguxiang (usually at the entrance or nearby Hutongs). The rickshaws is charged by distance and time, normally it costs around CNY 100. The rickshaw drivers are very familar with these Hutongs, they are willing to share the history and interesting stories of Beijing Hutongs to you.

7. Hi, My family is planning a 1 day tour to the Mutianyu Great Wall next week. Is the Great Wall applicable for kids ages 4 and 7? What is the climate? Is it good for hiking?

Mutianyu Great Wall is the best section when you travel with kids. Tray to take the cable car up to Tower 14, walk to Tower 6, and then take the toboggan down from there. Kids love it very much. However, Beijing could be very cold and windy in December. You'd better stay indoor if you are in Beijing in a windy day. And Hike Great Wall in Winter is a bit challenging mainly due to the frozen weather. You are advised to dress warmly, wear winter hat with ear flap, gloves, winter jacket and hiking shoes,etc. 

8. When is the best time to visit Beijing? I plan to travel to Beijing next year.

The best time to visit Beijing is May and Spetember, you can enjoy the moderate temperatures and crowds. Spring in the Beijing is usually fresh and vibrant, with fewer tourists, affordable prices. You can expect some hot days in September, but for the rest of the fall, you can bring light layers. These temperate seasons provide the best climate, not to mention colorful scenery. In contrast, summer brings sweltering heat, and winter ushers in cold temps and sometimes snow. While you should be mindful of the weather, you should also steer clear of national public holidays. Millions of domestic tourists flood Beijing's historic and sacred sites. 

9. Is it far away from Tianjin to Beijing? We would like to fly to Tianjin. And where shall we join the tour? Can you pick us up at the Tianjin cruise port?

Tianjin Cruise Port is around 165KM to Beijing, there is no direct flight between these two cities, you can choose high-speed train or long distance bus from Tianjin to Beijing. We do provide Beijing tour from Tianjin Cruise port. The pick up service can be arranged at the Tianjin cruise port, and after the tour ends, you will be dropped off at Tianjin Cruise Port. This tour can be customized based on your requirement.

10. My family are interested in your 2-Day Classic Beijing Sightseeing Tour. We haven't book the flight from Hong Kong yet. Can you pick up up from the airport? Will transportation be available for us th

Yes, pick up service can be arranged at the airport, and the driver can drop you off at the airport after the tour ends, but there will be extra fee. Could you please let us know how many people in your family, when you want to travel? We will send you the details accordingly.

11. What time does your tour start if I book the Beijing tour with you?

Normally our Beijing tours start at around 9:30, and last around 7-8 hours. But our tours are 100% flexible, which can be customized based on your requirement. Feel free to let us know your requirements.

12. What includes in your tour package?

Normally our Beijing tours includes a knowledgeable tour guide, experienced driver, comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, bottled water and entrance fees. As for the accommodations and meals, you can find them by your own, or we can also help you arrange it. An all-inclusive tour package can make your trave worry-free.

13. Do you have a guide can speak Spanish language?

Yes, we have Spanish speaking tour guide. Most of our tour guide are English speaking tour guide, we only have 2 Spanish speaking tour guide, if you want Spanish speaking tour guide, you'd better book the tour with us as soon as possible in case they are fully booked. Please advise.

14. What is the weather in Beijing around July (early July) as I'll do business there and want to do a short trip.

July is the most humid month all year in Beijing and it is one of the rainiest months of the year, with rainfall falling for up to fourteen days during the month averagely. July is generally a hot month with temperatures rangin between 22°C (71.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F) - the hottest temperatures of the year. Though it's hot, July and Augest are the peak seaon for tourism in Beijing, as most Chinese schools have summer holidays. During the trip, it's advisable to wear short pants, short skirts that are comfortable and well-ventilated.

15. Can you provide invitation letter of tourist visa from USA?

Yes, if you book the tour package with us, we will provide the Invitation Letter for you to apply for tourist visa. 

16. How much is the train ticket price for Beijing to Harbin and how long does it take?

There are three types of train that you can take from Beijing to Harbin, "D" train, "T" train and "K" train:
"D" train: it takes 8h23min, CNY313.5 for scecond class seat; CNY501.5 for first class seat;
"Z" train: it takes 10h57min, CNY152.5 for hard seat; CNY 279.5 for hard sleeper; CNY 427.5 for soft sleeper
"K" train: it takes 18h19min, CNY 168.5 for hard seat; CNY 307.5 for hard sleeper; CNY 470.5 for soft sleeper
As for the train ticket, you can book it online by yourself, it's very easy, also we can help you book the train ticket if you need. Feel free to let us know if you have any questions or need any help.

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