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Side-car Motorcycles Trips - Beijing Sideways

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Address: Xinfucun Zhong Lu - Jinxiuyuan, Apt C401 - Gloria Garden (Jinxiuyuan), Xingfucun Zhonglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100009, China
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Beijing Sideways provides you with a sideways look of China, Beijing and...

Beijing Sideways provides you with a sideways look of China, Beijing and its surrounding.Aboard our vintage sidecar motorbike, we show the Beijing we love, without the crowds.This form of transportation allows us to be very flexible with our exploration, stopping easily whenever necessary, a very close proximity with the city and countryside where you can «almost touch» anything you see, but above all it’s a sightseeing wonder! Did we mention it’s extremely fun?

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Beijing at its best

I did two four hour tours. The first day was with Gael who is the founder/owner. He is a Frenchman who has lived in Beijing for many years but is best described as a free spirit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I did two four hour tours. The first day was with Gael who is the founder/owner. He is a Frenchman who has lived in Beijing for many years but is best described as a free spirit. He has a great feel for the motorcycle and the tour is a combination of cultural immersion and a thrill ride at the same... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The e-scooter tour of Beijing's hutongs was amazing. Gael was a fantastic guide who spoke amazing English and Chinese. His knowledge was brilliant and added real local flavour to the tour. The best thing about the tour was his dog that ran with us the whole way! I would recommend to anyone traveling to Beijing.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing way to see a huge portion of Beijing by the roads less travelled. Gael was a fantastic host and knowledgeable guide, with than evident love for the city of Beijing. The tour itself provided a real insight into the hutong lifestyle, culture and history, as well as showing some of the city's top new dining spots and nightlife. Doing... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time on a night tour - safe driver, excellent tour guide. Lots to see (even if some of the monuments are not illuminated), and especially appreciated the stop for some street food. Loved it!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved everything about our trip with Beijing Sideways! From the mad trip through the Beijing traffic, to the peaceful "yellow flower" section of the Wall. From the delicious lunch that helped us to keep climbing on a hot and sticky day to the most amazing photos with not a single other person in them. The excellent Chris and Quan... More 

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Gael_Thoreau, Owner at Side-car Motorcycles Trips - Beijing Sideways, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice feedback. I 'll make sure Chris and Guang Li know how much you liked the tour! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gael was the most superb host for our family tour of the backstreets and hutongs of Beijing, on our e-scooters. There were six of us, ranging from 15 to 55 and every single one of us described it as the highlight of the week - we would do it again immediately if we could. He showed outstanding knowledge, passionate enthusiasm... More 

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Gael_Thoreau, Owner at Side-car Motorcycles Trips - Beijing Sideways, responded to this review

Dear Andy, it was a pleasure to have enjoyed this morning with you all. Please pas my regards to all the family including the ones who are already back home. I hope you'll have the pleasure to also enjoy our sidecar tours in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. One I would recommend to anyone who wants something a little different and to get away from the crowds. We did a half day walking tour followed by a full day on the motorbike sidecars....brilliant for both. Our walking guide was a great lady called Sunny. She was very knowledgable, friendly and helpful. We visited Tiananmen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Chris and his Chinese co-driver picked us up at our hotel for an evening ride through Beijing. Fantastic experience during which Chris told us a lot about the city. He showed us a lot of beautiful spots, especially during night time with building being nicely lit up. Several stops along the tour. No rush. Very safe to do with (older)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

I took a tour with Beijing Sideways. My guide was Chris from Germany. It was a one of a kind tour and one I will never forget. He took me to a part of the Great Wall that had no tourists at all. We hiked up and had a picnic lunch. The most breathtaking views of the wall I've ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

From my 10 year old son... "It was a great day, and one of the best days I've had on my holiday so far. Our guide, Gael, was amazing and he was really nice, and a person you can trust. He even let us go to level 2 on the scooter" We had a great informative scooter ride around the... More 

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