If you want to learn some traditional Chinese culture in old hutong area of Beijing, this tour is perfect for your.
9am, meet your tour guide at the Drum Tower ticket office, at the drum tower square, join a traditional Taichi lesson to start the beautiful day in the morning. Your Taichi teacher graduated from the same martial art school with famous movie star-Jet Lee. The Taichi lesson will be about one hour,get on the top of the Drum Tower to have a bird's eye view of the old Beijing downtown area, then take a rickshaw riding through the old hutong alleys with your tour guide who can give a very good introduction of hutong history and culture. Here you can see the Old Beijing and real Beijinger's life.
Then walk in the locals home for a visit and start the real hutong culture study tour, which will include learning how to make traditional paper cut, and learn Chinese calligraphy with brush and ink. All of your masterpieces will be beautiful handcrafted gifts to take back home. Here you will enjoy the home cooked yummy lunch, great opportunity to taste the real local home style cookings with Hutong old Beijinger's flavour. It is also a good chance for you to talk with the locals about their life and real Beijing history.
You will finish this tour at the drum tower ticket office. Your tour guide can help you to get a taxi back to your hotel at your own expense.