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Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food and Equipment
Languages:Offered in Chinese (Simplified) and English
Over 70 people rated this experience 5 stars.

About your host

I am tony,a professional data analyst. My wanderlust and appetite are powered by big data. I always knows where to find the best in the city. Apart from the geek side, he's also an award-winning Airbnb super host that enjoys meeting people from all over the world. I am also an enthusiastic Beijing history lover and collector of old Beijing maps. I can tell you endless historical and geographical…
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What we’ll do

If you prefer some lesser-known but worth visiting, avoiding tourists crowds, if you would like to take a deeper look at Peking in a unique way, come join us. Biking is the best way to know how Peking has been evolving from a historical perspective. Traveling through one of the most famous hutong, you will get a sense of its social and cultural aspect of this country. By walking in one of the…

What else you should know

1.For unexpected weather reason, this tour might be canceled but time could be rescheduled. 2.Considering avoiding the crowds, we won't stop at every spot, like Lama Temple. The tour would be slightly rerounted if friends courtyard happens to open. But that depends. 3.A meal included. 4.Intro video of this experience:https://bit.ly/2MHObyJ

What I’ll provide

Food
Cuisine, snacks, water
Equipment
souvenir

What to bring

Comfortable clothing for sports. Sunscreen lotion needed in summer. Keep warm in winter.
Download Mobike or ofo applications ahead of time. We need to use shared bike.

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Where you'll be

Shi Jia Hutong got its name since Ming Dynasty and never changed afterwards. Countless celebrities lived here before, including Hua Guo Feng, Xu Xiang Qian, Fu Zuo Yi, Rong Yi Ren, Qiao Guan Hua Couples, Talented women Ling Shu Hua in Republic of China. From this special alleyway, we could learn almost half century's history during republic of China. Even Prince William paid a visit here out of its reputation abroad. With maps and models, we will explain to you how this entire city was built and how hutong was designed. You might even experience the old selling sounds gathered from the past. Zhi Hua Temple is one of the first batch of important cultural relics protected at national level. This was came from Prime Minister Zhou. It has the only intangible cultural heritage: a classic music. Sunk panels known worldwide, Buddha figures and scripture library are also amazingly incredible to watch. Meet at the front gate of Shi Jia Hutong Museum. Then we grab shared bikes to next spots.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

1.For unexpected weather reason, this tour might be canceled but time could be rescheduled. 2.Considering avoiding the crowds, we won't stop at every spot, like Lama Temple. The tour would be slightly rerounted if friends courtyard happens to open. But that depends. 3.A meal included. 4.Intro video of this experience:https://bit.ly/2MHObyJ
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bike ride
Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines
75 reviews
From $104/person
75 reviews
From $104/person