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Unique Experiences:

•  Don't have much time? This is your fast track to Beijing’s traditional and behind the scene urban and outskirts experiences
•  Bike your way through Beijing’s alleyways and great squares for a peek behind the scene
•  Beat the crowds and go hiking on the untouched original parts of the Great Wall
•  Pay a visit to a local village and visit a local farmer’s house.

Participants:

Small Group Exploration
Min 1 pax and max 8 participants

Note: It is possible to book 1 person, but price is higher and we cannot guarantee more participants on the tour.
This tour can be done as a private tour, please contact us for more details and booking.

Trip Length: 4 Day(s) 3 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Daily
Travel Season:

All year, however heavy rain may be expected during the rainy season (Jul - Aug) and snowing day may be expected during the winter season (Dec - Jan).

Type of Transportation: Private car/van transfer on Day 1 from Airport/Train station to hotel, private car/van to/from outskirts on Day 3, bicycle in Beijing on Day 2.
Type of Accommodation: Beijing Jade Hostel
Physical Rate: 4/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 3 x breakfast and tasting of local snacks on the bike tour
Accommodation: 3 nights at Beijing Jade Hostel
Transport: Arrival transfer on Day 1, private car/van from Beijing to the Great Wall and return
English speaking tour guide: during 1-hour orientation walking tour around your hotel, if you arrive before 14:00 pm on Day 1, 1-day guided bicycling city tour, 1-day outskirts tour to the Great Wall.

Excluded from Price:

•  Meals (Lunch + Dinner)
•  Entrance tickets on Day 2 during the bicycle tour
•  Entrance ticket to Bird’s Nest and Water Cube
•  Travel Insurance (compulsory)
•  All other expenses not stated as included in the above.

Map

Locations Visited:
Great wall, Bei Gou Village
Start City:
Beijing
End City:
Beijing

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Beijing
Greeted at the airport/train station by our driver and transferred to the centrally located hotel. If you arrive before 14:00 pm, join the 1- hour orientation walk hosted by our English speaking staff to get familiar with the surroundings of your hotel and get some basic travel tips about China.

Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Hostel, or similar

Day 2: Beijing

Full day bike tour through the narrow back streets of the old part of Beijing, to explore local life away from the tourist bus trail. Pass by the Lama Temple, highest academy of Imperial Learning, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Ghost Street – a 24-hour food street, Houhai Lake areas, Jingshan Park – the hilltop is a great place to have a bird’s View of Imperial Palace, Tiananmen Square, the Egg - National Theaterand the Exhibition hall of urban planning and construction, Qianmen Street- the oldest and most famous business street. You can stop in for a visit at any spot you are interested (the entrance fee on your own), ride back to your hotel by evening.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Hostel, or similar


Day 3: Beijing-Bei Gou Village/Great Wall – Beijing
Your guide will meet you at 08:30 am and head towards the Northeast of Beijing by private car/van with driver. You will arrive in the Bei Gou village around 10:00 am and start your hike on the Great Wall for about 4 hours depending on your energy level. This section of the wall is untouched and is considered as a paradise of professional photographers because of its great scenery and lack of crowds. Return to a local farmer’s house for a short rest. Here you will see experience first hand how life is in the village and meet the local villagers.

Afterwards, you will go by private car/van back the downtown. On the way will have a photo stop at the Olympic park to have a closer look at Bird’s Nest and Water Cube (exterior view only). Transfer back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Hostel, or similar
Note: There is no lunch included on the tour. We recommend to prepare food in advance and bring with you or you may buy local Chinese food from the local village family.


Day 4: Beijing
Today is a free day on your own arrangement, check-out time is before 12:00 noon.

Meals: Breakfast

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