4-Hour Private Tour to Beijing Drum Tower with Drum Performance and Rickshaw

Take this half day tour to visit the Drum tower and watch the drum beaten performance; Ride a rickshaw to get around the Hutong to experience the culture and see locals going about daily life; Visit a local home to gain insight into Chinese customs and culture. English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, rickshaw ride, hotel pick up and drop off by private vehicle are included.

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4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Transportation fee to the Drum Tower
    • Private tour
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Rickshaw ride
    • Entrance fee
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Nanluoguxiang
    • Entry/Admission - Bell and Drum Towers
    • Entry/Admission - Yandai Xie Street
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Transportation fee back to your hotel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Nanluoguxiang, Nanluoguo Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Afterward, go to the old Beijing Hutong Street to take the fun rickshaw to explore the local allays and communities. A trip through the Hutongs will give you a glimpse of authentic Chinese life. And one of the most fun way to see this is with a rickshaw ride. Drink tea with a local family and talk about the life, culture etc. Don't worry about the language barrier, your tour guide will help you to communicate with the family.

    Continue to Nanluoguxiang allay, stroll around the shops and restaurants here, your tour guide will teach you how to negotiate price.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bell and Drum Towers, Di'anmen Wai Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China

    Your guide and private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing. Then heading directly to the Drum and Bell Towers.

    The Bell and Drum Towers, the central timepieces for Beijing in Ming and Qing Dynasties, with the bells beaten in the morning and the drums beaten at night. The sound would spread for miles in previous years. When visiting, you can climb onto the drum tower to have a birds-eye view to admire the entire city, and watch the activity of knocking the drum performances.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Then, move on to Houhai lake area, walk around the lake to enjoy the bars and restaurants here. You will pass by many famous historical spots here.

    Stop At: Yandai Xie Street, Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Stroll around the Yandai Xie Street and food street

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Yinding Bridge, Shicha Lake, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China

    Passby Yinding Bridge, to enjoy the view of the surrounding area.

    Pass By: Lotus Lane, southwest corner of Qian Hai, Beijing China

    Walk along the Lotus Lane and enjoy the beautiful lake view with Drum and Bell Tower in the background.

    Your tour will end here, you can choose to explore the area on your own, or your tour guide will help you to get a taxi to your next destination (at your own cost)

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 3rd ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P256

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