Private Tour of The Summer Palace & The City of Beijing

Private Tour of The Summer Palace & The City of Beijing

Cancellation Cancellations free of charge until 7 days before the activity

You would like

Discover The Summer Palace

Visit the Hutongs

Visit the Bell Tower

The Yonghe Temple

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8 hours



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

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

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips
  • All other extras



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