Recent Searches
Clear
Shichahai
Shichahai

Shichahai Tours and Activities

star-5
668 Reviews

A historic scenic area in the northern part of central Beijing, Shichahai comprises three lakes—Front Lake (Qianhai), Back Lake (Houhai), and West Lake (Xihai)—as well as the hutong alleyways around them. With ice skating in winter and pedal boats in summer, plus snacks and beers on offer year-round, it’s a lively part of Beijing.

Learn more
Yangfang Lane, Xicheng District, Beijing, China, 100009
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Beijing. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

60 results

Sort by: Featured

All-Inclusive Private 2-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

All-Inclusive Private 2-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

star-5
281
This is the ideal choice for first-time visitors to Beijing. Save hours researching city highlights by having a comprehensive itinerary organized for you. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel pickup and drop-off included. Travel between sites in a comfortable vehicle, helping you save time and see more in a short space of time. Highlights included Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Mutianyu Great Wall.
More
  • 2 days
From
$347.00
Price varies by group size
From
$347.00
Price varies by group size

All-Inclusive Private 3-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

All-Inclusive Private 3-Day Beijing Highlight Tour with Optional Evening Show

star-5
186
Perfect for first-time visitors, this in-depth, multi-day tour hits all the highlights of Beijing, from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall of China. Entrance fees, lunch, and private vehicle transfers are all included, so you’ll be free to focus on sightseeing. Head to the rugged, under-the-radar Mutianyu Great Wall, and opt to catch a live acrobatic show. You also enjoy a scenic rickshaw ride through Beijing’s traditional quarters.
More
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$510.00
Price varies by group size
From
$510.00
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Private Beijing Hutong Walking Tour with Dim Sum

Half-Day Private Beijing Hutong Walking Tour with Dim Sum

star-5
36
Beijing’s hutong feel much more atmospheric with a private guide on hand to tell their stories and answer all your questions. Experience big-ticket highlights such as the Bell and Drum Towers, Yandai Xie Street, Back Lakes, and Yinding Bridge alongside lesser-known courtyards on this door-to-door tour. Along the way, try bubble tea, red bean dessert, and “mantou” buns, then dine (or lunch) on the best dim sum in town.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size

Private Night Sightseeing Tour of Beijing

Private Night Sightseeing Tour of Beijing

star-5
32
Watch Beijing light up for the night on a nighttime sightseeing tour of China’s capital city. Travel with a private guide in a comfortable vehicle to see Tiananmen Square, and admire the dramatic architecture of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, CCTV headquarters and Beijing National Stadium. Explore a maze of food stalls at the Donghuamen Night Market and Wangfujing Night Market; discover some great local bars around Houhai Lake, and check out the colorfully lit Central Business District shopping centers.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$98.00
Price varies by group size
From
$98.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private 2-Day Tour with Forbidden City and Great Wall

Beijing Private 2-Day Tour with Forbidden City and Great Wall

star-5
31
The perfect mix of independent and all-inclusive, this jam-packed, two-day tour of Beijing’s top sights picks you up from your hotel each morning to tour China’s history-filled capital. Tick off all the city’s highlights, from a guided visit to the Forbidden City to a rickshaw tour of a traditional Hutong.
More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$375.00
Price varies by group size
From
$375.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour:Beijing Hutong Night Walking with Pekin Roast Duck Dinner

Private Tour:Beijing Hutong Night Walking with Pekin Roast Duck Dinner

star-4
29
Discover the incandescent beauty of Beijing by night on this 3-hour evening walking tour. See the city sparkle as you explore glimmering waterways, vibrant parks and narrow ‘hutongs’ (alleys) under the cover of darkness. Led by an accomplished guide, sample sublime specialties at the busy Wangfujing Snack Street; browse stalls bursting with exotic ingredients at the Donghuamen Night Market; and stroll amid the ancient and illuminated structures of Imperial City Park for a unique sightseeing experience. Conclude your tour with a tranquil wander around Houhai Lake and enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$100.00
Price varies by group size
From
$100.00
Price varies by group size

Private Beijing 3-Day Tour

Private Beijing 3-Day Tour

star-5
14
Hit the highlights of Beijing without the hassles of planning on this multi-day private sightseeing trip. Customize your own itinerary: choose between ten different destinations, from the Giant Pandas at Beijing Zoo to centuries-old royal mausoleums at Ming Tombs. You’ll also cover classic standbys like the Forbidden City and the Mutianyu Great Wall, which you can experience by toboggan or chair-lift ride.
More
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$530.00
Price varies by group size
From
$530.00
Price varies by group size

4-Hour Private Beijing Hutong Bike Tour with Dumpling Lunch

4-Hour Private Beijing Hutong Bike Tour with Dumpling Lunch

star-5
10
There’s no better way to discover traditional Beijing life in authentic “hutong” neighborhoods than with a private guide. This door-to-door private bike tour combines the well-known attractions with less-visited lanes where locals still go about their daily lives. Besides Nanluoguxiang, Back Lakes, and Yandai Xie Street, see a drum show at the Drum Tower, enjoy a dumpling lunch, and visit some newly renovated “hutong” beside the Grand Canal.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$128.00
Price varies by group size
From
$128.00
Price varies by group size

Private City Tour: Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Hutong

Private City Tour: Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Hutong

star-5
6
Exploring Beijing’s sights is tricky if you’re unfamiliar with the city’s transport systems. Make things easy and maximize your vacation time on a private tour that incorporates Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden Palace, Temple of Heaven, and a rickshaw ride to old "hutong" districts. Gain insight from a guide and choose how long to spend at each location to sightsee at your own pace. Included lunch and admissions complete your day.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$188.00
Price varies by group size
From
$188.00
Price varies by group size

Private Half-Day Beijing Tour: Forbidden City and Houhai Lake Bike Tour

Private Half-Day Beijing Tour: Forbidden City and Houhai Lake Bike Tour

star-5
6
Discover Beijing’s scenic side on this private half-day tour by bike and metro. Visit Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City; enjoy a delicious Chinese-style lunch overlooking Shichahai Lake; then glide around Houhai Lake on a leisurely bike tour. Hotel pickup is included.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$118.00
Price varies by group size
From
$118.00
Price varies by group size

2-Days Private Beijing Sightseeing Tour Package

2-Days Private Beijing Sightseeing Tour Package

star-5
5
Discover the top sights around Beijing with a professional guide who shares the famous city’s history and highlights over two days. Tour the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven and the historic temples of Beijing on the first day. The next day, head out to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China followed by time to enjoy the lush gardens of the Summer Palace. You’ll tour several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and get a glimpse of imperial China during this comprehensive tour.
More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$312.80
Price varies by group size
From
$312.80
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Beijing Night Tour with Mr. Shi's Dumplings, Great Leap Brewing and Houhai Lake

Private Beijing Night Tour with Mr. Shi's Dumplings, Great Leap Brewing and Houhai Lake

star-4.5
5
Whether you’re looking for a romantic night with your significant other or a fun-filled night with friends, this private 4-hour food and beer tour in Beijing is for you. From a dinner at Mr. Shi’s Dumplings to a stop at a local brewery, and a stroll along the lake, your night is planned out for you, so you can enjoy some of the best things Beijing has to offer without the stress of organizing it yourself. Plus, your transportation is taken care off, too, to further put your mind at ease.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$158.00
Price varies by group size
From
$158.00
Price varies by group size

Tiananmen Square ,Forbidden City, Hutong Rickshaw ,Summer Palace Private Tour

Tiananmen Square ,Forbidden City, Hutong Rickshaw ,Summer Palace Private Tour

star-5
5
Hit the Beijing highlights in just a day with the help of a private guide and driver on this time-saving door-to-door tour. See the sights of Tiananmen Square, explore the Forbidden City palace complex, and stroll the gardens and pavilions of the Summer Palace. Along the way, ride a rickshaw through the “hutong” alleyways around Back Lakes to meet a local family, and enjoy a dragon boat cruise.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$166.00
Price varies by group size
From
$166.00
Price varies by group size

Private 3-Day Beijing With Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer palace

Private 3-Day Beijing With Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer palace

star-5
4
Explore Beijing on a private 3-day tour of capital of China, best schedule for clients getting a personalized experience. Over three days, you’ll visit the most important Beijing sites such as Great wall( Changcheng), the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) and Temple of Heaven (Tian tan), private van & driver, English speaking guide, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Hotel Accommodation is not included.
More
  • 3 days
From
$530.00
Price varies by group size
From
$530.00
Price varies by group size

Private Hutong Culture Tour with Dumpling Cooking Class plus Cricket Fighting Game

Private Hutong Culture Tour with Dumpling Cooking Class plus Cricket Fighting Game

star-5
3
Explore the centuries-old 'hutongs' of Beijing, including a rickshaw ride down the narrow alleys. Visit temples and get a bird's-eye view from atop the Drum Tower. Other highlights on this private tour include learning to make dumplings, watching cricket fighting, and eating authentic food with a local family.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$188.00
Price varies by group size
From
$188.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Hutong Night Tour with Yunnan Style Dinner and Chartered Boat Ride at Houhai Lake

Beijing Hutong Night Tour with Yunnan Style Dinner and Chartered Boat Ride at Houhai Lake

star-5
2
Enjoy three experiences in one night with this guided tour that blends food and romance. Dine at Little Yunnan Restaurant near the Forbidden City and then head to Shica Lak Park to board your chartered boat. Sip tea and indulge in some snacks while floating along to Houhai Lake. Finish the evening with a walk among the unique shops of Xie Street (Hutong).  
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$198.00
Price varies by group size
From
$198.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Craft Beer Fans Hutong Dinner Tour

Beijing Craft Beer Fans Hutong Dinner Tour

star-5
2
Whether you're a fan of beer or just want the chance to explore the old hutongs (alleys) of Beijing, this food and beer tour might just be right for you. Your guide will lead you through labyrinthine lanes, where you'll get to try six types of local craft beers along with a meat-heavy menu of hutong barbecue. As you go, your guide will be on hand to tell you about life in hutongs (and in China) and teach you about the local craft beer culture.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$170.00
Price varies by group size
From
$170.00
Price varies by group size

Mongolian Hot Pot Dinner Followed by Houhai Lake Visit and Foot Massage

Mongolian Hot Pot Dinner Followed by Houhai Lake Visit and Foot Massage

star-5
1
Enjoy a time-honored Mongolian hot pot dinner plus a visit to the lively Houhai Lake area and foot massage on this private evening tour in Beijing. Visit a traditional restaurant and cook meats, vegetables, dumplings, and other ingredients in a classic hot pot steamboat: a simmering stockpot at your table. Afterward, see the illuminated waterside bars at Houhai and enjoy a relaxing acupressure foot massage. Private transport and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$198.00
Price varies by group size
From
$198.00
Price varies by group size

Small-Group Night Walking Tour: Beijing Hutong Discovery Plus Great Leap Brewing Pub Visit

Small-Group Night Walking Tour: Beijing Hutong Discovery Plus Great Leap Brewing Pub Visit

star-5
1
Explore Beijing’s old 'hutong' neighborhoods and enjoy a Chinese craft beer on this 3-hour evening walking tour. Explore the 18th-century Nanluoguxiang hutong, a narrow street of courtyard houses, shops, and food stalls; and learn about traditional hutong life from your guide. After a craft beer at a Great Leap Brewing brew-pub, pass the Yandaixejie hutong and Drum and Bell Towers before finishing your tour at Houhai, a lakeside area of illuminated bars and nightspots.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$69.00
Price varies by group size
From
$69.00
Price varies by group size

Hanfu Experience at Beihai Park and Hutong plus Houhai Lake Boat Ride

Hanfu Experience at Beihai Park and Hutong plus Houhai Lake Boat Ride

star-5
1
Travel to Beihai Park, one of China’s most well-preserved imperial gardens, with a guide during this private tour where you can choose to wear traditional Hanfu clothing. Along with the trip to the park, you’ll stop by the Houhai Lake area to learn about the region’s history before hopping aboard a boat at Shichahai Scenic Resort for a cruise. This guided tour from Beijing includes round-trip transport, a meal, and five photos from the day to take home as souvenirs.    Please note: When booking, specify your height and weight if you'd like to dress in provided Hanfu attire.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$168.00
Price varies by group size
From
$168.00
Price varies by group size

Private Night Transfer with English Speaking Driver Service

Private Night Transfer with English Speaking Driver Service

star-5
1
Whether you prefer to consult a guidebook or search the internet, the most recommended attractions in Beijing are primarily open during daylight hours only. Uncover a lesser-known side to China’s second-largest city during this full evening city tour; see major landmarks light up and get familiar with the local nightlife.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$88.00
Price varies by group size
From
$88.00
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private Tai Chi Class and Bike Tour at Houhai Lake

Beijing Private Tai Chi Class and Bike Tour at Houhai Lake

star-5
1
Pick up from your Beijing city hotel, enjoy a memorable 1 hour Tai Chi class on the banks of the Shicha Hai Lake. Practice some basic Tai Chi movements with a master, learns through clear communication, practice and feedback. Then glide around Houhai Lake and Hutong allays on a leisurely bike tour. Beijing city hotel pick up is included.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$147.20
Price varies by group size
From
$147.20
Price varies by group size

Beijing Private Evening Food Tour with Great Leaping Brewery Taproom Hopping

Beijing Private Evening Food Tour with Great Leaping Brewery Taproom Hopping

star-5
1
Experience Beijing's history, best local food and a western-style brewery bar hop on a 4-hour private gourmet tour that explores the city’s most popular night life zone, traditional foods and cutting-edge cuisine. Accompanied by a tour guide, admire the night view of the Houhai lake area, explores the historical area at Shichahai, Yandaixie Street, Gulou East Street and Nanluoguxiang Allay. Savor the rich flavor of local delicacies like Traditional Beijing Noodle, "Tea Soup", Pancake, Soup Dumplings and more, gain fascinating insight into the culinary and cultural traditions of the country from your expert guide. Then Stroll around the quite Hutong neighborhood head to Great Leaping Brewery Taproom, the most famous brewery bar in town where you can enjoy aromatic craft beer on tap and meet new friends. Come hungry: your tastings amount to dinner.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size

7-Day Private China Highlights Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai

7-Day Private China Highlights Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai

star-5
1
Travel through China for seven days of sightseeing around Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai. You’ll travel by private air-conditioned car and plane. At each destination, a local guide meets you and takes you around the top sights. Discover the culture and history of China as you see famous sites such as: Terra-cotta Army, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square. Xi'an City Wall and check out the local muslim quarter, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, White Jade Buddha Temple, the Bund and Xintiandi area, Cruise down the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo and admiring the stunning karst peaks. Your friendly and knowledgeable private guide will give you a comprehensive history class about the attractions. Tour including plane tickets, cruise ticket, entrance fee, lunch, English speaking tour guide and private vehicle, you can choose to end your tour in Shanghai or return Beijing. Tour includes the option to book 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast.
More
  • 7 days
From
$2,195.20
Price varies by group size
From
$2,195.20
Price varies by group size

Filters
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Should I book Shichahai tickets in advance?
A:
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Shichahai can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:
How much does it cost to visit Shichahai 2021?
A:
Currently, an entrance ticket to Shichahai costs USD 65.00. Guided Shichahai tours start around USD 65.00 per person.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Shichahai?