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Beijing Small Group Biking Tour

Product ID: 10717
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Explore Beijing and its old alleyways and preserved traditional way of life by bike. Discover local markets in the winding backstreets around the Forbidden City and enjoy a tasty meal, a sip of green tea, and a game of mahjong with the locals.
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Duration: 5.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Zigzag through Beijing's ancient alleyways, known as hutongs, around the Forbidden City
  • Bike along the moat of the Forbidden City for a different perspective of this former royal palace
  • Meet locals and enjoy a traditional Chinese meal alongside them
Full description
Discover Beijing by bike. Cycle the old alleyways of China’s capital known as hutongs, home to many of Beijing's residents, shops, markets, temples, and historic buildings.

Although modernizing at a rapid pace, China's capital still preserves its ancient and traditional heart in the winding alleyways and backstreets around the Forbidden City. Witness traditional way of life, and stop off at a local market to learn about traditional ingredients in Chinese cooking.

Visit a very well preserved Hutong family home and enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch, cooked with love by the family themselves and chat to them about life in Beijing. 

Hop back on to your bikes and continue our cycling journey through the hutongs until you are back at the drum tower. Then get on the public bus for a 15 minute ride back to the bike rental place, as your guide points out more of the city’s historic landmarks and top foodie joints.
Includes
  • Transport and entry fees
  • Rental bike
  • Helmet
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Nanluoguxiang Station, Exit F

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable clothes
• Passports are required when booking tickets for the Forbidden City so please bring yours with you
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Product ID: 10717