Hidden Tradition under the Modern Face
A short day tour to explore the best highlights of Tianjin, especially recommended for those who take train from Beijing.
Highlights of this tour
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After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing and go to take a morning train to Tianjin (about 40 mins).
Welcome to Tianjin! Your day tour start from the North Jiefang Road Financial Street, which located on the former British concession district, with many revamped European buildings of over 100 years history.
Later, move on to the Wudadao Area. It is also called Five-Avenue Area, including Machangdao, Munandao, Dalidao, Chongqingdao and Chengdudao Avenue. There are over 2,000 garden-style villas built between 1920s and 30s with different styles that showcase the modern history of China.
Followed a trip to the most eye-catching building in Tianjin - Porcelain House (China House). It is a private museum decorated with about 400 million pieces of ancient Chinese ceramic chips and over 13,000 ancient Chinese porcelain vases, plates and bowls. You’ll have unique experience in this beautiful, gorgeous, interesting, special building.
Then you’ll visit Jingyuan Garden, a Spanish-styled brick structure that built in 1921 with the original name of Qianyuan Manor.
Recommended Activities: take a cruise on Haihe River to appreciate the beautiful cityscape of Tianjin in a relaxing way at 19:30-20:30 (available during April-Nov.). (Optional)
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After breakfast, start visiting Tianjin Ancient Culture Street, where you can enjoy the special architectural styles, take folk crafts, and taste the delicious local snacks.
Today’s tour ends to visit the Shi Family Courtyard, which is a large and well-kept civil residence with unique features of Qing Dynasty in north China.
After visiting, be transferred back to Tianjin Railway Station to take a bullet train back to Beijing. Our local guide will meet you and take you to your hotel in Beijing.
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1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one room, 3-star hotel in lower seasons.
2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season. Usually higher price in peak seasons, and lower in off seasons.
3. This price is only valid to December 31, 2017.
4. Reference exchange rate of USD 1= RMB 6.80. The USD quote is based on current exchange rate, it may change according the currency fluctuation, while the RMB quotation will be remained the same.
"Highest Standards of Quality and Honesty" is the core value of each specialized team at China Discovery.
Eveyone in our company is working hard for only one goal, which is to ensure the highest level of service, luxury, and attention to detail from the minute you begin planning your trip, to the day you return home.
Our travel consultants are professional, experienced and responsible, helping you from the very beginning to the end of your China trip!
After sending us an inquiry, one of our travel consultants will get back to you within 0.5~23.5 hrs. In the next few days, he/she will be working closely with you to formulate a customized tour plan, as well as providing professional suggestions based on your travel interests, time, and budget.
Beside, he/she will keep in contact with you during your entire tour in China, continually checking if everything is going well as planned.
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Our local guide in every destination is not only very friendly, enthusiastic but also very informative and knowledgeable.
Once you arrive in the destination, the patient and punctual guides will pick you up and take you to get under skin of the city at your own pace. By in-depth discovery and explanation, they’ll show you more about the history, culture, customs and authentic local life. Throughout the journey, they're not only expert guides who take care of all the details but also fellow travelers who are dedicated to help you explore in comfort and style.
Our guides are passionate about what they do, and it shows all the way!
Using our private transfer service makes you comfortable, relaxed and worry free all the way!
Our private service includes licensed drivers with many years’ driving experience and air-conditioned, non-smoking, clean and well-maintained cars/vans. Drivers are local, polite, friendly and helpful, taking you to your tourist sites, hotels, airport/train stations in safety. All kinds of vehicle are offered, and yours depends on the size of your group. Usually, we offer sedan cars, SUVs, business vans (MPV) and different types of buses, all with extra space for your luggage.
Our private transfer service guarantees you the highest comfort!
In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!
The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices.
If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they'll book the hotel for you.
Have good sleep in our well-selected hotels in all the destinations of China.
We can satisfy all the dietary requirements no matter you want Chinese local food, western food, vegetarian food or muslin food.
The restaurants we will take you for lunch or dinner are all designated tourist restaurants approved by local tourist administration bureau. They have very good sanitary conditions and the food is prepared fresh and clean.
There will be some meals excluded in your itinerary as you like, and your private guide will be delighted to give you some suggestions and take you to the local restaurants to taste like Beijing Roast Duck, Xian Dumpling Dinner, Sichuan Hotpot, etc., if you are interested in local food tasting.
All the dining options will satisfy your stomach!