Beijing Hutongs, Lama Temple and Panda Garden Day Tour (Group, Professional Guide)

Beijing Hutongs, Lama Temple and Panda Garden Day Tour (Group, Professional Guide)
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$32
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

On this tour, see cuddly and lovable giant pandas, the emblem of China, at the Beijing Zoo. Then, you will explore the Lama Temple, one of the largest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in China and stroll along old hutongs to experience Beijing local’s life. Also enjoy yourself while visiting the Olympic Stadiums: Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.

Highlights

  • Giant pandas at Beijing Zoo
  • Lama Temple, a renowned Tibetan monastery holding the largest wooden Buddha in the world
  • Wandering old hutongs on a rickshaw
  • The Bird’s Nest and Water Cube at the Olympic Park
  • A renowned porcelain factory outlet
  • A traditional Chinese lunch in a local’s house in Beijing
  • A Chinese Traditional Silk Arts
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Key Sights: Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple, hutongs, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube

You will be picked up at your hotel(at 07:00am to 07:30am). The first stop of your full-day Beijing tour is Beijing Zoo. You will visit a panda garden to see giant pandas and the logo for the WWF, and is known as a national treasure in China. Duration: an hour.

Then, at about 10:00am,  you will head for Lama Temple (Yonghe Temple), a Tibetan monastery with over 300 years of rich imperial and Buddhist history. Duration: one hour and a half.

At 11:30am, You will visit  a local’s house in Beijing to enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch with the family and learn how to make dumplings. After that (at 2:00pm), you will wander ancient Beijing’s hutongs on a rickshaw to savor the beauty of ancient Beijing culture and history. Duration: two hours.

On your way back to your hotel, pay a short visit to Silk Shop to enjoy Chinese Traditional Silk Arts. At about 5:00 pm, you will be transfered to your hotel.

Tips:

1. We offer complimentary pick up service from your hotel located within 3rd ring road in Beijing. If your hotel is not located within the 3nd ring road, your travel advisor will inform you of a nearest pick-up point for boarding the coach. You will need to go to the pick-up point by taxi or subway by yourself at your own expense.

2. The itinerary  includes visit to two shops, but there is absolutely no pressure to buy. Please note extra costs apply if you don’t want to visit the shops.

On this tour, see cuddly and lovable giant pandas, the emblem of China, at the Beijing Zoo. Then, you will explore the Lama Temple, one of the largest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in China and stroll along old hutongs to experience Beijing local’s life. Also enjoy yourself while visiting the Olympic Stadiums: Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.

Highlights

  • Giant pandas at Beijing Zoo
  • Lama Temple, a renowned Tibetan monastery holding the largest wooden Buddha in the world
  • Wandering old hutongs on a rickshaw
  • The Bird’s Nest and Water Cube at the Olympic Park
  • A renowned porcelain factory outlet
  • A traditional Chinese lunch in a local’s house in Beijing
  • A Chinese Traditional Silk Arts
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Key Sights: Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple, hutongs, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube