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“Excellent guiding Tour”
Review of Beijing Tour Guide

Beijing Tour Guide
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$45.00*
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Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver
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$72.00*
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Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Trip including Lunch and...
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$65.00*
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Private Great Wall Hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu
Ranked #2 of 16 Transportation in Beijing
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Owner description: Beijing tour guide offers tour guide service and driver service for one day tour and multi-day tour. Founded by several experienced tour guides who have done this more than 12 years. We are able to provide the best hand-picked tour packages and travel solutions to overseas travelers. We also have expertise to tailor-make private tours with the best value to meet our customers' needs. If you want to know more, come with us. We offer: Beijing tour guide, Beijing tours, Great Wall tours, transportations, etc.
Reviewed October 7, 2012

My family and a frIiend of us travelled with me to Beijing. After our arriival we were picked up by a kind driver in a big van and were straight brought to the hotel. In general the transports which were organised by our guide Violet, were always comfortable and on time.

Violet is a very nice person and was always punctual. She was very reliable at our whole stay in Beijing. She knows the historial facts and offers us the needed space to discover the sights by our own. Her guiding tour was well planned and we saw many interesting things so that we have a good time staying there. Also she planned the tour as we individual choosed and it was no problem to change plans there too. She has many good connections and due to them she brought us to several delicious restaurants where especially myself had big plesure and showed us many shopping possibilities, where we also got huge discounts. Espicially when we told Violet what we intended to buy, she had the perfect place for us.

All in all the guiding tour with Violet and the drivers made our holiday in Beijing that special so that we will never forget it anymore.

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

We hired Violet and Kong for our Sept. 2012 trip to Beijing and I can't recommend them more highly. They are everything you want and need from a guide: reliable, knowledgeable in a language that you can understand, flexible, and most importantly, honest. But they are even more.
They are the "friend in town" who helps you navigate through the seeming chaos and advocates for you when you need it.

When we began a search for a private guide for Beijing, we had our guard up. We'd heard of horror stories where a bad guide squanders your precious time doing things you don't want to do and rushes you through the sites you want to see. "Will they take me to a shop or restaurant where they make a commission but has no value for me? Will the guide speak intelligible english and have knowledge of the attractions? Will they charge me more than the actual price for the attractions?"

After emailing with Violet and doing the math, I realized that she was the guide we wanted to work with. She had all the right answers and her bright personality was apparent even through email plus she was a good value in comparison with other guides recommended highly on Tripadvisor.

I think it's fair to put all cards on the table and start off by saying we are a tour guides worst nightmare. We were high maintenance made even more so since we were traveling with senior citizens with mobility issues. We changed the itinerary starting from day one. Different parties wanted to do different things at different times. Violet and Kong were able to find a way to accommodate everyone in our party leaving us all satisfied. When we told them we wanted to go shopping for specific items, she took us there and helped us haggle for the right price. When we told her about the great deal the concierge at our 4 star hotel got us for a show, she checked the prices for us and told us that the actual price for the show was actually much lower and offered to book the tickets for us. We had some of the best chinese food we've ever had and we live in San Francisco, which has the largest chinatown in the nation. They are "family friendly" so all you friends of Dorothy - don't hesitate.

Their service went above and way beyond what we expected and we are so grateful they made our visit to Beijing so special. Book them. You won't regret it.

Thank Butchdke
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

We was lucky to book Violet for a three days Private Tour in Beijing.

Thank you Violet, Kong (and Tripadvisor where I found them) for a unforgettable time in Beijing.

We where three families from Norway that started to plan the great travel in the spring this year and the first question that popped up was: Do we really need a guide ? We have travelled all over the world and we really like do most of the exploring ourselves.

Thanks to tripadvisor we quickly understood the need for å guide. A GOOD and POSITIVE guide in China is a "MUST HAVE."

We were VERY well taken care of and we had some intensive three days in Beijing with the "Great wall walk" as the very best experience. We were a large group (6 adults and 9 (spoiled) Teenagers) but Violet and Kong did really care for us and was working hard to make everyone happy ;-)

With Violet & Kong you get some friends in China that care about you and that you can trust. They even did some extra service for us (for our last days in China) regarding tickets, transportation and reservations that we would have had trouble in doing ourselves (with no extra cost -!!)

They always meets you on time with a smile.
Thank you Violet & Kong from your friend in Norway

1  Thank stbakke
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

We booked Violet and her husband, Kong for 2 days to explore Beijing. The package included the usage of a MPV. They are very accommodating, and on our request, took us on a relaxing pace. They also took us to restaurants where the locals eat, rather than the usual "tourists restaurants". They gave good recommendations for places to visit and local restaurants as we stayed in Beijing for another 6 days after the private tour. Both Violet and Kong spoke good English, have good knowledge of Beijing and were very patient with us. Overall, they were more than just our guides, they were our friends. The cost for 2 days came to RMB 2,000 excluding tips, meals and entrance tickets.

Thank Kongsi-INFO
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Reviewed August 28, 2012

Mr Kung made necessary arrangements for me at short notice made and everything was very smooth from pick up from airport, day tours and return for my outbound flight.

I had a superb trip - Violet was a brilliant and knowledgeable guide and very good company. Her English and history knowledge is excellent. The timings and tour lengths were very good and unhurried, and I enjoyed both days out especially the Great Wall.

Thank Rog D
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