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Review of Catherine Lu Tours

Catherine Lu Tours
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USD 65.00*
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Private Classic Beijing Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace
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USD 57.00*
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Private Mutianyu Great Wall Day Trip from Beijing
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USD 80.00*
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Private Cultural Day Tour: Hutong Rickshaw Ride, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden...
Ranked #1 of 387 Tours in Beijing
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Owner description: Catherine Lu Tours offers Beijing private Tour Guide Service for one day, two day, three day city and great wall tours. We focus only on private tours comprising of solo traveler, friends & families. We specialize in personalized, custom designed private Beijing tours with your complete satisfaction in mind. We guarantee your delight as we go with you on unforgettable adventures through the wonders of China!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Perth, Australia
1 review
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“Number 1 for a reason, thanks Trip Advisor!”
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Our first trip to China, so we organised Catherine a couple of months in advance as we understood she can get booked out quickly. Our emails were answered promptly with all the information we required. We had a group of 6, 3 Adults 2 teenagers and a 6 year old. Catherine organised our Airport pick up and drop off and a two day tour of the main attractions.
Catherine spoke great English and her kindness and warmth is why she has a great reputation.
She made sure she included everyone in our group and even won over our shy 6 year old girl.
Catherine also organised a tour guide Mr. Fish in Xi'an for us. He also did an excellent job.
I have no hesitation recommending Catherine.

Visited June 2012
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Suzhou, China
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“A very nice guide for Beijing and surrounding areas”
Reviewed 22 June 2012

My friends and I booked Catherine to guide us for two days around Beijing. She took us to the Great Wall, Summer Palace and Cudixia village. We had a very good time in her hands: she spoke good English and was patient letting us take our time on the sights. She always found coffee for us in the morning and was happy to take the doctor-detour when one of us needed antibiotics. I warmly recommend her services.

Visited August 2011
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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“#1 For A Reason, Wonderful!”
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Never been to China before... needed a good tour guide. We got lucky and found one, Catherine. Had a 1 day private tour for 5 and did the Great Wall and other stuff in town. We were picked up on time at our hotel and had a van ready to go. First stop was the Great Wall. She picked out a good section to go to. The crowd was very reasonable and she took many good photos for us on the Wall. The section you got the chance to toboggan down with was very neat!

Long story short... we had 5 people and we are not easy to please. Everything went so well we hired her for a 2nd day! She is very flexible and a pleasure to be around. prices are very reasonable even though she should charge more. If you use her services please give here a very generous tip... she is worth every penny.

If i make in back to Beijing, there is no doubt who I would hire for a guide! Wonderful!!

Visited June 2012
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Ulverstone, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing trip with an amazing guide”
Reviewed 20 June 2012

We booked Catherine as our guide for our trip to Beijing in early June for 4 days. (myself,my wife and 2 boys 11 and 15)
She was an amazing guide and person. Her knowledge of the attractions added another dimension to our trip. Our children very much enjoyed her explainations of all the places we visited.
Her chosen driver was also excellent. Overall Catherine made our trip to Beijing very very memorable. She is delight to have around and lots of fun. We even talked to her about joining us in Hong Kong but she couldn't fit us in. If your going to Beijing and want to see all the attractions in a short time book Catherine don't wait just do it. The whole experience was excellent.

Visited June 2012
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Lubbock, Texas
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“Excellent Service by Catherine Lu”
Reviewed 19 June 2012

My husband and I booked Catherine Lu as our travel guide while in Beijing in June. I couldn't have been happier with the experience. Catherine is very proficient in English and extremely friendly. She was a great source of knowledge in addition to being very prompt.

The three days we spent with Catherine exceeded my expectations. She arranged a driver for us for one full day as well as an early airport pickup on our last day in Beijing. Everything ran very smoothly.

We were able to see so many sights due to Catherine's organization skills and her willingness to do a lot of activities each day. We used many modes of transportation which was helpful especially when we traveled by metro on our own.

Catherine was very good at helping me bargain for items at the markets and felt like a friend by the time we left. I would strongly recommend her services if you visit Beijing.

Visited June 2012
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