Shichahai is one of the most beautiful ant historic area in the center of Beijing, we will visit the old hutong alleys, climb up to the Drum Tower and Bell Tower and wander the lakeside of Houhai.


  • See the biggest copper bell of China in Bell Tower;

  • Watch and listen Drum performance at the Drum Tower;

  • Enjoy the peaceful lake view of Houhai;


Day 1Hutong Private Walking Tour with Drum and Bell Towers

Depart your hotel at the planning time, take the public transportation to Hutong area.

Start from the Nanluoguxiang alley, which is the famous and busy commercial street, we will see the trendy street food and fancy souvenir stores. Turn from the alley into the Hutong area, let's discover the real local people's life.

The beautiful Houhai (the back lake) is nearby, just few minutes' walk, the peaceful lake is in front of you, wandering along the lakeside and feel the breeze blowing your face gently.

Tucked behind Houhai lake, Smoking Pipe Oblique Street is one of the Beijing oldest hutong lanes. It got its name from the many tobacco pipe shops mushrooming with the arrival of the Manchu rulers. With a combination of residential buildings and traditional shopfronts displaying carved windows and selling an assortment of antiques, it's a quaint and charmingly old-fashioned area.

We will also climb up to Drum tower and Bell tower to watch the Drum performance and see the biggest copper bell in China.

After the tour, take the public transportation back to your hotel

Book Price

Group SizeAdult(Age:8-80) Price/p.pChild(Age:4-7) Price/p.pInfant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p
1 Number $ 135 $ 18 Free
2 Number $ 78 $ 18 Free
3 Number $ 60 $ 18 Free
4 Number $ 45 $ 18 Free
5 Number $ 42 $ 18 Free
6 Number $ 40 $ 18 Free
7 Number $ 36 $ 18 Free
8 Number $ 34 $ 18 Free
9 Number $ 32 $ 18 Free
10 Number $ 30 $ 18 Free


  • English-speaking tour guide service fee for 4 hours

  • Entrance ticket to Drum Tower & Bell Tower


  • Accommodations

  • Transportation

  • Meals

  • Gratuity to the guide

  • Personal Costs

Trip Notes

  • The quoted price is for a 4-hour tour per half day.

  • Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide

  • Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.

  • The transportation service is not included, you can take subway or taxi or public bus from and to your hotel by your own cost.

  • We conduct only private tour but not group tour and won’t mix you with others.

  • Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won’t take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.