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Perfect for all ages and skill level
All entrance fees included
If you want to learn some traditional Chinese culture in old hutong area of Beijing, this tour is perfect for you.
In the morning, meet your tour guide at the Drum Tower ticket office, then at the drum tower square, join a traditional Taichi lesson to start the beautiful day. Your Taichi teacher graduated from the same martial art school with famous movie star-Jet Lee. The Taichi lesson will be about one hour, then take a rickshaw riding through the old hutong alleys with your tour guide who can give a very good introduction of hutong history and culture. Here you can see the Old Beijing and real Beijinger's life.
Then walk in the locals home for a visit and start the real hutong culture study tour, which will include learning how to make traditional paper cutting, learn Chinese calligraphy with brush and ink. You will also learn how to make the traditional Chinese Beijing opera facial masks and how to make the cute clay figure or blow the sugar figure. All of your masterpieces will be beautiful handcrafted gifts to take back home. Here you will have the home cooked yummy lunch, great opportunity to taste the real local home style cookings with Hutong old Beijinger's flavour.
You will finish this tour at the drum tower ticket office.
local home style cookings with old Beijinger's falour for lunch
Professional English speaking guide
lesson of Chinese traditional calligraphy, paper cutting
Learn to make Pekin opera facial mask and traditional clay figure or blow the sugar figure
Rickshaw experience through Hutong old alleys
Gratuities for your tour guide and rickshaw driver