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Private Beijing Half Day Tour: Summer Palace and Hutong rickshaw tour

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    What to Expect
    On 09:00am in the morning, our Beijing English guide and driver will hold your name logo and transfer you from your hotel to summer palace directly, combined with the beautiful natural landscape, Longevity hill and Kunming Lake, and the Summer Palace is a impressive resort for scenic views. Experience the exquisite gardens and grounds, the wonderful marble boat and the world’s longest art gallery there. Our English guide will also tell you interesting historical stories of this royal garden.

    Later on visit the pearl gallery, pearl farming in China is mainly concentrated in the both north and south part of country, Pearls have gotten strong symbolic status in Chinese culture since ancient time, for example, the pearl has been connected with dragons for the longest time, with the dragon seen as chasing a pearl, then have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant, then take the Hutong rickshaw tour, and the Hutong tour starts from along shishahai near the vegetable and fruit market, in the past,princes', generals' and ministers' housed with courtyards were scattered around the outside of the forbidden city. linking up those courtyard houses were lanes and alleys called hutongs. The Word "Hutong" probably came into use during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), as It is A Mongolian Word, Meaning "Well". These residential areas were so called because where There is a Well, there are People living nearby, later on go back to hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Beijing's hotel
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Hutong rickshaw tour
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Please provide all travelers' dates of birth, full passport names and passport numbers. We need this information for buying travel insurance and entrance tickets to attractions for you. This information must match with your passports exactly, on the day of travel
    • Please provide your cell phone number so that we can contact you just in case
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Private Beijing Trips
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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