Fit some interesting activities to your regular sightseeing itinerary schedule. It will make your Beijing trip more fun and memorable.
Tea tasting at the
Maliandao Tea City
Maliandao is the biggest Tea Market in Beijing which serves as tea lovers' paradise. In this market, you will get the hidden treasure of things related to tea, beginning from leaves, tea sets or even tea snacks, tea packages to indulging in a luxurious . You can relax while sipping and testing tea at one of the stores to know about the culture and tradition of drinking tea. You can also buy some tea as gifts for family and friends and also for yourself because what is better than taking some edible item as a souvenir? The price there is really reasonable since there is tough competition among shopkeepers.
Wine Tasting at
Nuoyan Rice Wine House
Nuoyan Rice Wine is the first craft Chinese rice wine, founded by wine maker and designer Huangyu in 2014. It offers you a delicious chance of tasing the authentice wine of China.
The sparkling rice wine of Nuoyan, known as Chinese Champagne, is lightly sweet, has a fresh note with hint of pear which reminds you of all beautiful things in life. The wine is suitable for any special occasion. Wine tasting should be in your bucket list for experiencing the warmth of different kind of Rice wine would be really special and relaxing after your one-day tour.
Local family visit at the
Hutongs with the Cricket Show
Hutongs serves to be the symbol of Old Beijing, the word 'Hutong' meaning “narrow alley” in Chinese. The local Beijingers still live in the Hutongs area , Beijing is an ancient city with more than 800 years of history. Hanging around in the Hutongs will bring you back to the “real Beijing”, especially when you go to visit a local family to have a chat with the host, visit their courtyard, have a deep understanding of the local people’s life. Enjoy the Cricket show by the local Beijinger Cricket Liu. The Cricket Fighting was a popular game played by the Beijinger’s in the old days which is re-enacted even today for visualizing the old life of Beijing .
for making Dumplings
Do you like Chinese Dumplings? If yes, then you can engage in a playful class wher you can learn how to make dumplings by people who know rhe insiders' trick in Beijing. We can organize you a Cooking Class on the day of going to the Mutianyu Great Wall with a homely made lunch at a local farmer's house (Hostel for tourists also). The host will teach you how to make meat or vegetarian dumplings as you want. You will get involved to mix fillings, create a dough, roll the wrappers, pinch dumplings. You will enjoy a meal cooked by yourself and also savour the recipe that you will learn.
and calligraphy class
Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form of writing Chinese characters and Chinese painting is also famous globally. In ancient China, painting and calligraphy were two of the Four Arts of the Chinese scholars. You might not become a master calligrapher or an expert artist after the class, but you’ll definitely have a better understanding of the traditional Chinese culture and maybe develop a hobby for learning these arts too. Give this class a thought and you might end up discovering your artistic self.
There are three popular night shows in Beijing, the Acrobatics Show at the Chaoyang Theater, Kungfu Show at the Red Theater and the Peking Opera Show at the Liyuan Theater. Pick up one of the exciting night shows to enjoy with your family and friends after the sightseeing tour. We can offer you the discount price of the night shows if you want to include this plan of having a splendid night.