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Beijing 2 days culture tour

2 days Beijing tour to touch ancient Chinese culture excluding hotel

Tour code: BJ-PK-01Culture
Focus: Beijing Culture 2 days tour, Culture package tour, 2 days Beijing Culture tour
Updated: 2018-January-19

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: private package tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place:  hotel in Beijing
  • End place:  hotel in Beijing

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Tiananmen Square, National Museum, Lunch, Forbidden City, Beijing Hutong, Houhai area. (Lunch)
Day 2. Enjoy the Highlights of Ancient Chinese Mural, Local Architecture Museum, Local culture museum, Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai. (Lunch)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1.Tiananmen Square, National Museum, Forbidden City, Beijing Hutong, Houhai area.
Tiananmen Square PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.
Visit Tiananmen Square. The Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world. Surrounded by many well-known cultural and political institutions, the square is the final resting place of Chairman Mao Zedong. The square has witnessed the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Then visit National Museum. The National Museum of China consists of two separate museums: the Museum of the Chinese Revolution in the northern wing and the National Museum of Chinese History in the southern wing. The National Museum of China houses over 620,385 cultural items in its permanent art collection. The museum also possess many Chinese historical artifacts that would not be found in other museums such as the heaviest ancient bronze- Simuwu Ding.

Photo of Beijing HutongAfter lunch, visit Forbidden City, which is a treasure house of Chinese cultural and historical relics. The palace was the exclusive domain of the imperial court for almost 500 years, 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasty. As one of the World Cultural Relics, Forbidden Ctiy consists of 90 palaces and courtyards, 980 buildings and 8,704 rooms.

Move on to visit Beijing Hutong. Hutongs are lanes or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard). Most of them were built during the Yuan (1206-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties surrounding the Forbidden City. Many famous operas and dramas are based on the themes of hutong life. Man-power rickshaw is arranged for you to feel the Hutong of Beijing.

Then visit Houhai area. It is a part of Shichahai Lake. The bar street in this area is famous in Beijing.

Be transferred back to hotel after the tour.

Day 2. Enjoy the Highlights of Ancient Chinese Mural, Local Architecture Museum, Local culture museum, Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai.
Architecture Museum PhotoBe picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.

Drive to enjoy masterpiece of mural painting dating back to Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). The painting adopt the traditional Chinese realistic painting method characterized by fine brush work and close attention in detail. All painters were recruited from all over China and worked under the supervision of famous court painters.

Then visit a local Architecture Museum. It is the first thematic museum collecting, studying and displaying the Chinese ancient architecture technology, art and developing history.

Vist a local culture museum. It is a culture museum to show the ancient capital style of Beijing. the predecessor of the museum is a temple which was first built by the emperor Shenzong in Ming dynasty for his mother. It was called the first temple in the capital at that time.

Move on to visit Qianmen Street including Rongbaozhai. Near Tian'anmen Square, Qianmen Street is a renowned pedestrian street, with 840 meters long and 21 meters wide. The buildings in this street resemble the late Qing Dynasty. Many time-honored brands can be found here, such as Tongrentang, Ruifuxiang, Zhangyiyuan, Neiliansheng, Quanjude, Douyichu etc.
Among the shops on Qianmen Street, Rongbaozhai (Studio of Glorious Treasures) is the most famous with a history of over 200 years. the craftsmen here used traditional technique of woodblock color printing to reproduce many internationally renowned reproductions of Chinese paintings.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.


(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2018 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Mr.Jasper ,          Updated: 2018-January-19)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • 1 people: 320
  • 2 people: 200
  • 3 people: 165
  • 4 people: 147
  • 5 people: 132
  • 6 people: 122
  • 7 people: 122
  • 8 people: 116
  • 9 people: 112
  • 10-15people: 101
  • 16-25people: 86
  • 26-37people: 68
Note: Above normal tour cost include one shopping stop (40 minutes) per day. No push on buying. Please book the following no shopping tour if you are not interested in local art crafts shopping.

Cost for no shopping tour
  • 1 people: 416
  • 2 people: 247
  • 3 people: 202
  • 4 people: 174
  • 5 people: 155
  • 6 people: 140
  • 7 people: 131
  • 8 people: 124
  • 9 people: 119
  • 10-15people: 107
  • 16-25people: 92
  • 26-37people: 72



  • Include ↓
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Meals as mentioned,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.