Private Tour-Beijing by Bike at Night


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From $110.03

19 reviews   (4.58)

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

See the beautiful city of Beijing light up at night on this private bike tour of the Chinese capital. Your expert guide will lead you through the winding streets of Beijing and tell you stories and facts about every stop you make. See the beautiful city skyline illuminated as you bike along Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Enjoy the scenic and lush environment of Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park and cycle down Nanluoguxiang Alley to see trendy shops and bistros built along Beijing’s ancient alleys.


What's Included

Bike rental

Bottled mineral water

Professional English-speaking guide

Sightseeing and photo stops at sites listed in itinerary

What's Not Included

Gratuities to tour guide(recommended)

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 60

Additional Info

  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • 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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Bell and Drum Towers
The Drum Tower was built in 1272 during the reign of Kublai Khan, at which time it stood at the very heart of the Yuan capital Dadu. At that time it was known as the Tower of Orderly Administration (Qizhenglou). In 1420, under the Yongle Emperor of the Ming dynasty, the building was reconstructed to the east of the original site and in 1800 under the Jiaqing Emperor of the Qing dynasty, large-scale renovations were carried out.

• Admission Ticket Free

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Tiananmen Square is a city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen ('Gate of Heavenly Peace') located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. The square contains the Monument to the People's Heroes, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, and the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong. Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People's Republic of China in the square on October 1, 1949; the anniversary of this event is still observed there.Tiananmen Square is within the top ten largest city squares in the world (440,500 m2 – 880×500 m or 109 acres – 960×550 yd). It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. It houses the Palace Museum, and was the former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty (the years 1420 to 1912). The Forbidden City served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for almost 500 years.

Constructed from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 72 hectares (over 180 acres).The palace exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.

• Admission Ticket Free

Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
Jingshan Park is an imperial park covering 23 hectares (57 acres) immediately north of the Forbidden City in the Imperial City area of Beijing, China.The focal point is the artificial hill Jingshan, literally "Prospect Hill".Formerly a private imperial garden attached to the grounds of the Forbidden City, the grounds were opened to the public in 1928. The park was formally established in 1949. It is listed as a Key State Park and is administratively part of both Xicheng and Dongcheng districts in downtown Beijing.

• Admission Ticket Free

Shicha Lake Park
Shichahai is a historic scenic area consisting of three lakes in the north of central Beijing. They are located to the north-west of the Forbidden City and north of the Beihai Lake. Shichahai consists of the following three lakes: Qianhai , Xihai and Houhai . In imperial times it was called the Riverbank.Shichahai consists of 147 hectares and dates back to the Jin Dynasty. From the time of the Yuan Dynasty it was the northernmost part of the Grand Canal linking Hangzhou in the south to Beijing in the North of China. Because of this, the Shichahai area used to be the most important commercial district with all kinds of activities going on. It harbors several temples and mansions.

Shichahai literally means "the lake of ten temples". Around the lake there are ten famous Taoist and Buddhist temples and several formal royal mansions and gardens. The most well known are the Prince Gong Mansion and the Prince Chun Mansion.

Shichahai is a famous scenic spot in Beijing, and it is near the north-gate of the Beihai Park. The borders of the lakes are lined by tall trees. In the summer tourists rent boats to paddle on the lakes. In the winter many people come to ice-skate.

• Admission Ticket Free

Wangfujing Street
Wangfujing is a shopping street in Beijing, China, located in Dongcheng District. The majority of the main area is pedestrianised. Since the middle of the Ming Dynasty there have been commercial activities in the area. In the Qing Dynasty, ten aristocratic estates and princess residence were built here, soon after when a well full of sweet water was discovered, thereby giving the street its name "Wang Fu" (princely residence), "Jing" (well). Many exotic foods are served on Wangfujing snack street.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Beijing bike tour
Simon S, 26-10-2019
Excellent!!!!! Dean has a wealth of knowledge and the tour was just what we wanted. I’d highly recommend this tour
A different side to Beijing
Emil T, 22-07-2019
The tour providers were very responsive and it was easy to arrange the tour at short notice. My guide, Dean, spoke very good English and was incredibly knowledgeable, including lots of fascinating anecdotes and details about Chinese culture and history throughout. The tour was timed to perfection: you catch beautiful golden hour cycling through Beijing's lovely parks and see the major sites lit up in the early evening. I highly recommend the tour for that reason; Beijing has a completely different character at night which should not be missed! The cycling itself was comfortable enough- Dean set me up in an appropriate bike and it felt safe cycling all around central Beijing.
Beijing’s best.
Lbond30, 24-05-2019
For the experienced cyclist the local Mobikes are less than your carbon dreams. Despite that this three hour tour was fantastic and Dean was a most knowledgeable and thoughtful guide getting us around safely and easily. He even booked us on his own Uber to get us back to our hotel when we finished. We actually found cycling around Beijing much safer than Melbourne. Getting around any city on a bike is a fantastic way to get your bearings and really get a taste for local life. Highly recommended.
Beijing by bike is a great experience
David C, 04-05-2019
Dean was our very engaging, flexible and capable guide for our bike tour for our final night in Beijing. Beijing by bike is exhilarating and it is a great way to see the city. Dean met us just before sunset between the Drum and Bell Towers. He introduced himself and got us adjusted on our bikes for the evening (for the tours, he used a combination of Ofo and BlueGogo the night we were on the tour).

While this tour hits many of the same sites you'll hit on any and every Beijing tour, seeing them via bike, in the evening and through the stories Dean tells is a combination that's hard to beat!
Dean was awesome awesome as a guide...
Guadalupe P, 15-03-2018

Dean was awesome awesome as a guide. Very knowledgeable about the area we saw. He made biking through the streets fun and a great cultural experience. We experienced the city in a very different way. Highly recommended!





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