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Beijing Zoo Panda House and Summer Palace Private Tour by Subway

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    What to Expect
    Your guide will meet you in your Beijing hotel lobby, and then you'll head to the Beijing Zoo by taking the metro. Your guide will give you an explanation of the Beijing Metro System, as well as the city’s vast public transport network. 

    Beijing Zoo is home to around 450 different species and has a population of about 5,000 animals. Some of the most popular attractions among visitors are the wild rare animals of China, such as the giant pandas, golden monkeys, milu deer, and northeast tigers. Spend most of your time at the zoo at the Panda House.

    Continue your tour to the Summer Palace by taking the next metro line, with your guide's help, of course. Upon arrival, enter from the East Gate of the palace, and visit some of the landmark buildings, such as the Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, the Hall of Happiness, the Long Corridor, the Marble Boat, and the Hall of Dispelling Clouds.

    Exit the Summer Palace from the north gate, and then choose to take the metro back to your hotel with your guide or spend more time on your own at the Summer Palace.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free pick up including hotels in Beijing within the 4th ring road, if your hotel is out of the city, will have extra cost, you also can travel into city to meet your tour guide
    Return Details
    North Gate of Summer Palace
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup(For hotels within the 3rd ring road of Beijing City)
    • Private tour
    • Fee for the Metro
    • Entrance fee
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Additional Entrance fee inside exhibition Hall at the Beijing Zoo and Summer Palace
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Age under 3 is free to join
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Tour was short but efficient! Wish we had more time with Lucy. She picked us up at the hotel and led us through the subway to the Zoo. Before hopping on the subway, I really needed something to eat. Lucy let us stop by McD's...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Keila R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Our tour guide, Lucy, was very nice and helpful! Not only did she take us around the places, but she also answered our questions about both pandas and Chinese history. The tour was also convenient because we were able to roam around at our own...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank averagepenguin
    Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

    While this zoo received every day between 30000-80000 people it is so big you don’t feel anything of it . While it is so hot and humid the Pandas and other animals where in the shade , but except the heat it is clean ,...More

    Thank Eschfeu1
    Reviewed 13 July 2019

    It was a great private tour with Lucy! She was very knowledgeable and knew a lot about China and Chinese culture and history. She met us at the hotel and we went to the nearest subway station to go to the zoo to see pandas...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank lidiyam2013
    Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

    Sherry was a fantastic tour guide. It was a private tour and she was extremely knowledgeable. I loved seeing the pandas and learned so much about Chinese history and the summer palace

    Thank jgaermom
    ShuqingC2, Owner at Unique Beijing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

    Dear Sherry, thank you very much for your review,you had a tour with us- Unique Beijing Tours, not Lily's company, good to know you enjoyed the tour. Wish to see you next time!

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    Marilyn F
    2 July 2019|
    Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
    We only visited the Giant Panda enclosure and not the rest of the zoo so cannot comment on other animals. BUT certainly no handling, feeding or cuddling the pandas.
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