Beijing Private Half-Night Tour to Drum Tower, Houhai, Hutong
Make the most of an evening in Beijing with this tour that includes multiple experiences. Begin with a visit to Drum Tower and an excellent drumming performance. Later, stroll along Lotus Lane in the Back Lakes (Houhai) area, seeing its night-time bars and lake waters and take in the historical Hutong. At last, enjoy an amazing Acrobatics Show to enrich your Beijing trip
1. Admire the nighttime cityscape along the way
2. Get in touch with the everyday people and experience local lifestyle at Houhai Hutong
3. Tasting Traditional snacks make you a better feel the local culture
4. Enjoy an in-depth immersion into Chinese history courtesy of your private guide
5. Experience Beijing like a local by public transportation
per adult from
4 to 5 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Public transportation
- Professional tour guide
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Chaoyang Theater
What's excluded :
- Private transportation
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Bell and Drum Towers, Di'anmen Wai Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 15:30 p.m.. Then, we will transfer to Drum Tower by public transportation and start the multiple night tour.
The broad, squat multi-eaved wooden structure built atop the terrace is impressive with its red wall and yellow glazed roof. In ancient days, the Drum Tower was the time keeping center for the whole city and was equipped with bronze clepsydras (water clocks) and drums that were beaten to mark the hours. You have the opportunity to climb to the top of Drum tower for an excellent view of drumming performance which lasts for 20 minutes.
Then, stroll along Lotus Lane in the Back Lakes (Houhai) area, seeing its night-time bars and lake waters and take in the historical Hutong, tasting traditional snacks.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Houhai, which literally means "Back Sea", is a large artificial lake in northern downtown Beijing. There were many wine shops, workshops, and opera stages in ancient times. Nowadays, it is open to all.
We will stroll along Lotus Lane in the Back Lakes (Houhai) area, see its night-time bars and lake waters, taste some local traditional snacks and take in the historical Yandaixiejie Hutong and Nanluoguxiang Hutong.
Yandai Xie Street (烟袋斜街胡同)
Know as Yandai Xiejie in Chinese, the Yandaixie Street is one of the oldest hutongs in Beijing. Located in the Xicheng District, it is close to the Shichahai which are famous attractions in Beijing.
Since the olden days, Yandaixiejie Street has been one of the most flourishing commercial areas in Beijing. The stores are closely packed along the street and a wide variety of souvenirs with Beijing characteristics can be found there.
Nanluoguxiang Hutong (南锣鼓巷)
Nanluoguxiang Hutong is known for its authentic Beijing atmosphere. The age-old siheyuans, archways, wall carvings, and former residences of socialites can be found there. Today there has been an unprecedented fusion of East and West in Nanluoguxiang Hutong, where new pubs and restaurants have given it an urban appearance.
Then, we will transfer to Chaoyang Theater, admire the nighttime cityscape along the way and enjoy an amazing Acrobatics Show to enrich your Beijing trip.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Chaoyang Theater, 36 North East Third Ring Road, Chaoyang District Subway line 10 or 6 get off at Hujialou exit C1, Beijing 100024 China
Chinese acrobatics, with its long history, has been praised as "The Pearl of Oriental Art". A successful acrobatics show demands superb skills and hard training from the artists. Their amazing performances are sure to impress.
Excellent performance of traditional acrobatics in a modern stage setting — this is the key to Chaoyang Theatre's fame. At the theater, You will watch bicycle acrobatics, ballet, hoop jumping, ball skills, contortion, and Chinese magic tricks.
Afterwards, we will back to your hotel by public transportation. Wrap your memories and say good-bye in your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Drum Tower, Shi Cha Hai, Dongcheng Qu, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels located within Beijing 5th Ring Road
Departure Time :3:30 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- 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.