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All Inclusive Private Forbidden City,Xiu Shui Silk Market and Hutong Tour
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Silk Market, Shichahai Hutong, Drum Tower, Bell Tower, Skewed Tobacco Pouch Street, Lunch
1 Day From $65USD
Tour Code: Duration: Available: Tour Code:BJ-CT-07 Duration:8-9 hours Available:Tuesday- Sunday

Accompany by a professional guide and chauffeur, this private tour lets you explore the Forbidden City and Hutong tour at your own pace. At the same time, you will enjoy your shopping experience in Beijings most renowned market.

Visit the world's most extensive city central Square;
Explore the largest and most magnificent imperial palace in the world;
Explore ancient Beijing and taste a variety of street food in the most beautiful Hutong area ;
Shopping in the most famous bazaar market in Beijing
Day 1Forbidden City,Xiu Shui Silk Market and Shichahai Hutong Tour

8:00 Your guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive to Tiananmen Square. (30 mins)

8:30-11:3Access to the Tian'anmen Square. The square has many significant buildings, such as the Monument to the People's Heroes, Chairman Mao's Memorial Hall, the National Museum of China, and the National Congress Hall. Afterward, follow the guide walk through an underground passage toward the Forbidden City. Forbidden City was where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties handled court business and resided. A total of 24 emperors ruled the country from here for 600 years. (about 3 hours)

12:00-14:30 After lunch, visit the Shichahai Hutong area. Shichahai has long been regarded as the most beautiful place in old Beijing. With the beautiful scenery of the lake, numerous temples, former residences of many celebrities, gardens of royal families, and lakeside bars, this area has become the best part of Hutong in Beijing and a historical and cultural feature spot. Sitting on a Rickshaw ride (optional, at your own cost ) is a fun and relaxing way to tour around those zigzagging and inter-crossing old Hutong, courtyard houses, and local shops.

Climb to Drum Tower /or Bell Tower to take panorama pictures of Beijing's inner city (optional, at your own cost).

Wandering around the old Skewed Tobacco Pouch Street inside Hutong, this street sells various Chinese handicrafts and local snacks. ( about 2.5 hours).

15:00-16:30 Free time shopping in the Xiushui Silk Market. Here you can get high-quality silk, tailor-made clothes, porcelain, Chinese paintings, calligraphy, and other Chinese souvenirs. (about 1.5 hours)

17:00 Back to the hotel and ended a wonderful day.

Book Price
Group Size Adult (Age>8) Child(Age: 4-7) Infant (Age:0-3)
1 $ 299 Half Price Free
2 $ 159
Half Price


3 $ 129 Half Price
4 $ 109 Half Price
5 $ 95 Half Price Free
6 $ 89 Half Price Free
7 $ 79 Half Price Free
8 $ 75 Half Price Free
9 $ 69 Half Price Free
10 $ 65 Half Price Free
If you like, you can continue to join our Night Tour (click it for more information) OR Enjoy room service for a nice Chinese Whole-body Massage (click it for more information) by our therapist at your preferred time.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Experienced English-speaking tour guide service. Other languages guide service upon request.
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Bottles of drinking water
Admission ticket enter the Forbidden City
Admission tickets to Drum Tower and Bell Tower
Gratuity to the guide and driver
Warmly Suggestions
1 Forbidden City is closed on Monday. Forbidden City issued the tickets seven days before the visit date and only limited 30000 tickets per day. Please book our Forbidden City tour 7 days in advance in case of a shortage of tickets.
2 Forbidden City SPECIAL NOTICE: Forbidden City Security Check Rules: The following objects are strictly prohibited: 1. Aerosol cans of any kind(Deodorant, Mosquito Repellent, etc); 2.Inflammables (Alcohol, Lighter&Match Stick, etc); 3.Sharp objects (Knives &Scissors, etc); 4. Professional Video-taping devices (Camera tripod&Selfie Pole, Drones, etc); 5.Any suitcases/backpacks with wheels.
3 Your guide will contact you or leave a message in your hotel room the evening before your next day's tour.
4 Many places have already started using E-tickets. Please bring your valid passport on the day of travel for the sites need to confirm your name with the tickets.
5 Please note that the itinerary is flexible, and we can adjust it according to your interests, the weather, or any unexpected conditions.
6 For the lunch-inclusive tour, we will take you to a local Chinese restaurant and curate all the dishes. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or taboos. If you want to change any dishes, your guide will assist you. You can cover the cost difference for any costs above our budget. Let the guide know whether you want the guide and driver to eat at the same table as you. We respect your custom and choice!
7 The quoted price is an 8-9 tour price. More than 10 hours may incur an extra charge.
8 This tour is private, and no other tourist will join in.
9 Tips are not compulsory, but it is encouraged to tip the guide and driver if they provide good service.
10 Our tours are not shopping tours, so we will not take you to any factories or stores for shopping without your request.