Authentic Old Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Private Tour


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From $98.00

16 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Hit the alleys of Beijing City’s old Hutong area on a 3-hour culinary tour that takes you to 4 to 6 delicious stops. Ideal for the first-time visitors, this experience provides an overview of the old Beijing’s foodie scene and reveals lesser-known hutong specialties such as Beijing Wraps, Hutong style BBQ, Mongolian hot pot, fresh noodle, and along with hand-made fresh yoghurt, home-made pear herbal soup, local drinks, unlimited local beers and 1 pint of home-made craft beer. Explore with ease this carefree hutong walking tour and get a greater understanding of old Beijing hutong culture from your private knowledgeable guide.


What's Included

1 pint of home-made craft beer

4-6 food stops

English-speaking tour guide service fee

Food and drink tastings (enough for lunch or dinner)

One cup yoghurt or one frozen yoghurt pop

Unlimited beer and sodas

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 80

Additional Info

  • Children under 3 are free of charge
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children under 3 are free of charge
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Drum Tower Square
We meet you at Drum Tower Square to begin your tour

• Admission Ticket Free

Meet your guide at a convenient point: Beijing downtown center Drum Tower entrance to begin your adventure in hutong’s food and culture. Your hutong gastronomic experience will take you to family home from pre-Hispanic food to contemporary cuisine, from 100 year old Mongolian hotpot to family operated BBQ; all this in a 3-hour stroll through the 1000-year-old historic hutongs.

In the hutong alleys, you’ll see hutong stores, vegetable shops, and local residences and courtyards. Your guide will share the legends of this vibrant metropolis, helping you to travel through time, taking you to numerous restaurants to see and eat some Family Noodles, Beijing Wraps, BBQ cooking, and tasting local beers including one pint of homemade draft beer or several Beijing sodas.

At the last stop, you will have a cup of fresh hand-made yoghurt or frozen yoghurt pop.

You’ll end your tour armed with recommendations for the rest of your trip and a happy and full stomach.

Your guide will help you find your way back to your hotel or you can stay longer in the hutongs.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Start Beijing the right way!
Alyssa_T, 24-01-2020
Nico was an excellent guide. Spoke great English. Very informative & entertaining. A wonderful experience.
Fantastic experience with a fantastic guide Jenny
toondog, 15-11-2019
The Hutong tour was the culmination of our trip to China and was the perfect way to end our holiday The tour was extremely well organised and Jenny was the perfect guide. She has exceptional knowledge of the area and enhanced the experience helping choose foods suitable to our pallet and going the extra yard to make sure we experienced the real Beijing.
We would highly recommend the tour and also the guide Jenny.
Nico our guide was fantastic
Kristin P, 03-08-2019
My two college-aged sons and nephew, along with my 72-yr old mother and I, enjoyed a well-organized, adventurous tour with Nico. We could not have arranged this on our own. We made several stops in the hutong area that would have been impossible for us to configure on our own. Nico is culturally and linguistically knowledgable, bubbly, and energetic. My sons and I have a deep background in northern Chinese/Korean food, and the cuisine and drinks surpassed our expectations. It was a very appropriate tour for our funny little mix of a group. I highly recommend this option for experiencing the hutong in the old town area. We hope to see Nico again and meet his darling baby.
Yummy!!!
Sandree L, 02-08-2019
For the price I thought this was a group tour... well no! For the price I had a whole Nico (guide) for me alone! All the tour was great, the food was sooo good! My favorite was the donkey burger and the beer so cold! Nico was great and we had very nice conversation, thanks Nico!
GREAT TOUR WITH PETER FROM CATHARINE LU TOURS!
Dianabryson75, 08-06-2019
PETER was the best tour guide ever!! We spent all day with him!! He was fun, cheerful, knowledgeable and sweet to our daughter!! We all learned so much about Beijing ancient and new. He took such good care of us!! We had so many delicious things to eat we would never have found or tried, do the food tour also! China is a gem




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