Beijing Sunset Boat Tour in Old Beijing AreaTour Code: BC-05
The Shichahai scenic area is located in the central part of old Beijing area. It was once a part of the old Grand Canal of the Yuan Dynasty 700 years ago. Now it is rich with the old palaces of ministers, temples, famous Siheyuans (quadrangle) as well as old homes of celebrities in the surrounding area
Tour DescriptionPick up from your hotel in Beijing around 6:00pm. Then drive to River Ramance wharf which is located in the "Lotus Market", south of Houhai, a part of Shichahai Lake and opposite the back gate ( north gate ) of Beihai Park.
Start boating around 7:00pm. The local boat company uses the boats which are 7 meters in length and 1.7 meters in width. It is made in line with the old Chinese Traditional painting dating to the Song Dynasty 800 years ago. All the boats are paddled by the boatmen who wear in yellow vests and bamboo hats. All the boats are equipped with all the red lanterns.
You can enjoy some tea and local snacks on the boat. And at the same time, you also have the chance to get a close view of the local people's daily life on the banks while enjoying the sweet tune from the Chinese stringed and woodwind instruments played by the ladies on the bow of boats. The boats will pass under the Yingding Bridge( It is very famous in the local Beijing history).
Then the boat enters a bigger lake. After the boat ride, then transferred back to your hotel around 8:00pm, or you are free on your own in the Houhai bar area.
|Travelling Party||Tour Cost Per Person|
|10 persons and above||$40|
1.Air conditioned vehicle
2.Boat ride 60 minutes
4.Englsih Speaking tour guide
5.The above private transfer is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
Gratuities to drivers and guides.
Hotel pick-up: Around 6:00pm
Duration: one hour' boat ride hours
Starting point: Your Hotel
Finishing point: Your Hotel or Houhai Lake Bar Area free on your own
Daily between April and October of each year.
Our tour guide will contact you on the evening before your departure date by calling you or leaving a message at your hotel room and fix the pick-up time for the next evening.
1. Please use our online booking or send your travel request via email to . You are also welcome to call us at 00 86 10 67160201 ext 1006 or 1007. For non-office hour emergency booking, please dial 0086 13520598855 ( English speaking staff on duty available from 8:00 to 21:00 daily).
2. Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than one working day. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email or call from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
3.Way of Payment
Prepayment is needed to hold your reservation. Cash payment, credit card payment or wire transfer. Both RMB and US$ or other hard currencies are acceptable.
Terms & Conditions