Private Tour of The Summer Palace & The City of Beijing


  • Discover The Summer Palace

  • Visit the Hutongs

  • Visit the Bell Tower

  • The Yonghe Temple

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 8hrs

  • French

Starting time 8:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover the city of Beijing and its temples during this private tour in French!

You will be picked up in a car that will take you to The Summer Palace for your tour. The Summer Palace was built in 1750 and today is one of the works of art in China’s landscape gardens. This palace is classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and represents harmony from an architectural point of view. It is considered “China’s Palace of Versailles”

Have lunch in a typical restaurant where you will be able to try local dishes.

You will then visit the Bell Tower in Northern Gulou. This 33 metre tall tower is home to the biggest and heaviest clock in China (7 metres and 63 tonnes). It was built in 1420 under the Ming dynasty.

Then walk around the Hutongs (Hutongs are small traditional Chinese streets and are iconic to Beijing). Stroll around the old parts of the city.

Finally, to finish your incredible day, set off for the Lama Temple also named The Yonghe Temple, the biggest Tibetan temple in Beijing.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: your hotel
Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • Return transfer directly from your hotel
  • The services of a French-speaking guide
  • Entry to The Summer Palace
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Entry ticket to the Bell Tower
  • Guided tour of the Hutongs
  • Entry ticket to the Lama Temple

Not included

  • Tips
  • All other extras

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