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Private Cultural Day Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven

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  • 1
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Temple of Heaven
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    • Professional guide
    • Private car and driver
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch in a local Chinese restaurant
    • Hutong rickshaw ride
    • Entrance Tickets to the Sights
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Shichahai
    • Gratuities
    • Dinner
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please wear comfortable shoes
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please provide your hotel address for picking up
    • Please make sure to provide your passport number and name for entrance Forbidden City tickets purchase in advance
    • If you prefer to have different language tour guide than English one, please kindly make your booking with request 3 days advance
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I was totally enthralled by both the city and the experience provided by Catherine Lu Tours. My guide, Jenny, couldn't have been more personable, knowledgeable, or caring, we had a great day walking Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and Jingshan Park...in 95 degree heat! She
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    Sophie is a great tour guide. Our son was a little disappointed that the wait for Hutong ride was 2 hours so Sophie improvised with a tour of the bell tower. Sophie helped us order a delicious lunch. She also explained the sites and took of our family. We really appreciated
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    This is my second trip to Beijing using Catherine Lu tours and my tour guide, Stephen. Stephen is knowledgeable in Chinese history and was able to provide us with good insight on our places of visit. He also has a good command of English and conversing with him was a breeze. He
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    We really happy and satisfied with the tour experience. Amanda, our tour guide is very kind, she is taking our pictures along the way and very resourceful by showing us place to rent our chinese cotume just exactly like we want. Same goes with the driver, he is so polite and
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    Our group of nine adults and teens had a fantastic day touring Beijing with Sonia. Booking with Jenna and Catherine was so easy—they replied promptly and were very customer oriented and helpful. Sonia is funny and knowledgeable. We all loved her. We would definitely recommend
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