Early Bird Hutong Tour with National Flag Raising Ceremony at Tiananmen Square

Early Bird Hutong Tour with National Flag Raising Ceremony at Tiananmen Square
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$45
Duration: 3 hours
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If Jet lag bothers you, this interesting early morning tour is a good fit for you. Experience the China's National Flag Raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and followed by a easy walk at Qianmen Dashilan Hutong to see the old Beijing neighbor. Get to know the local culture and the people from your friendly private guide.

Your friendly private guide will meet you at 5:00am in your downtown hotel lobby. If you stay at the hotels far from the city center, the tour might start a little early.

Head up to Tiananmen Square, and experience the Flag Raising Ceremony together with thousands of Chinese. It base on the sun Flag raising ceremony and Flag Lowering ceremony at sunrise and sunset.

There is live music performance on the 1st of every month, and if would be nice you can be here on this day! During the ceremony, China national anthem plays. and 36 Soldiers holding Chinese National Flag with 138 steps total towards the Tienanmen square. It is very patriotic. The raising flag is same like sunrise with just 2 minutes 7 second. 

Stroll along Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). Admire the Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang), National Museum Of China, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniangtang), Monument of the People's Heroes and The Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men).

After the ceremony, continue your tour to Qianmen Dashilan Hutong for a short walk, and you may want to try out some local breakfast along the way, such as some authentic soy milk, buns, congee and Fried-stick (at your own expense).

At the end of the tour our tour guide will take you back to your hotel. Tours end at 7:00am.

If Jet lag bothers you, this interesting early morning tour is a good fit for you. Experience the China's National Flag Raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and followed by a easy walk at Qianmen Dashilan Hutong to see the old Beijing neighbor. Get to know the local culture and the people from your friendly private guide.