We're sorry, this tour or activity is not available for selected date.
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Vegetarian meal option available
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Your tour will begin with pickup at your hotel in Beijing at either 9am, 11:00am or 13:00 as your choice.
First you will head to the local flower, fish and insect market. You will see many kinds of cute animals like turtles, terrapins, fish, budgerigars, parrots, doves, rabbits, chinchillas, cats, kittens, mice, hamsters, iguanas and dragon lizards. Besides the cute animals, there is quite a range of other merchandise offered for sale. Jewelry is another widely sold items you may stumble across in this market once you venture inside. Jade and other semi-precious stones can be found either made up as bracelets, necklaces or available singularly.
Then you will head to the Panjiayuan Antique Market. The Antique Market is only available during the weekend, you will find some vendors coming from all parts of China to show their handmade stuff or arts for sale. It is a huge market selling and collecting Chinese folk handcrafts. What you will see are like jewelry, ceramics, calligraphy, teapots, ethnic clothing, Buddha statues, paper lanterns, Cultural Revolution memorabilia, PLA belts, Ming- and Qing-style furniture, old pipes, opium scales, and painted human skulls and many more!
While you are browsing, your guide will provide some shopping tips and advise to you depending on your interests. Your lunch is included if you start the tour at 9am or 11am, and dinner is included if you start the tour at 13:00pm.
Your final stop is the 798 Art Zone. A vast area of disused factories built by the East Germans, 798 Art Zone is Beijing’s main concentration of contemporary art galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants. By January 2008, over 400 cultural organizations, coming from France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other countries and regions, have settled down in the zone.
Your tour will conclude with drop-off back at your hotel.
Professional, private guide
Transport by private vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately