Beijing Past and Present Private Tour with Olympic Park and Hutong Tour

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Beijing Hutong
Beijing Hutong
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Water Cube at Beijing Olympic Park
Water Cube at Beijing Olympic Park
The National Aquatics Center also known as the Water Cube
The National Aquatics Center also known as the Water Cube
Hutong
Hutong
Hutong in winter
Hutong in winter
A Hutong in black and white
A Hutong in black and white
Bird's Nest at night
Bird's Nest at night
Beijing Hutong
Beijing Hutong
Beijing Hutong
Water Cube and Bird's Nest at night - Quanjing.com
Quanjing.comWater Cube and Bird's Nest at night
The National Stadium also known as the Bird's Nest
The National Stadium also known as the Bird's Nest
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What To Expect

Explore modern and traditional Beijing. Marvel at the innovative architecture of Bird's Nest and Water Cube at Beijing's Olympic Park. Later, we will visit some of the most well preserved sites of old Beijing: the Drum and Bell Towers.

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Beijing
Departs From:
Beijing
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
8 hours
Availability:
daily at 8:30 AM
Product Code:
2723
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

In 2008, the remarkable 29th Olympic Games were held in Beijing successfully. As the game site, the Olympic Park attracted the whole world's attention. It sat at the north end of the axis of the metropolis. The axis, the most important cultural vein of the city, presents a blend of urban artificial sights with natural scenery. The most famous and beautiful buildings in the park are the National Stadium and the National Aquatics Center. The National Stadium is also called "The Bird's Nest" due to its appearance. It hosted the opening and closing ceremonies, athletics, and football finals of the Olympics. The stadium has room for 91,000 spectators. The National Aquatics Center is known as the Water Cube. It hosted the swimming, diving and synchronized swimming events. It has a capacity of 17,000 and is located next to the National Stadium.

After lunch, the Hutong tour starts from the Drum & Bell Tower. Next, you will take to the streets of old Beijing by rickshaw, also known as pedicab. This portion of the tour allows you to get a taste of life in the city as your driver pedals through the old, narrow streets, or Hutongs. It includes a stop to visit the home of a real Chinese family.

Itinerary / Activity Schedule

  • Olympic Park

  • Bird's Nest

  • Water Cube

  • Rickshaw Tour

  • Hutong Courtyard & Family Visit

  • Drum Tower

  • Tea House & Tea Ceremony

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach/mini van

  • English-speaking guide

  • Lunch

  • Admission tickets to places of interests as per itinerary

Excludes

  • Cruise port pick-up for the coach tours

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Cantonese guided tours are available at an additional cost. Please inquire.

  • Confirm hotel pick-up schedule with local tour operator at least 24 hours in advance

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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