You will take a lot of wonderful photos to keep your great memory in Beijing by this private walking tour. Strolling through a most beautiful route which is next to Forbidden City to explore the most iconic scenic attractions, and photograph you in beautiful view. Get to know Beijing's history and local culture from local Beijinger photographer. Join us, add more fun to your trip in Beijing!

Tour Highlights

  • Professional photographer takes excellent photos for you.
  • Explore the beautiful scenery outside the Forbidden City where is few visitors know.
  • Optional Chinese Han clothing experience to make your photos more special.
  • Have a chance to know local culture and lifestyle from real Beijinger.

Detailed Itinerary

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Before Your Activity Day

You’ll receive a confirmation email with the address of the photography studio, full details and directions, host's phone number after your booking. If you have any questions, you can contact with the host. Please leave your detail contact information( phone number/ Wechat ID) and what time you will be there at the time of booking, and arrive the studio at your appointed time on that day.

Just in case that if you don’t receive our emails or phone calls, please call our 24-hour hotline at +86-18074837277 or add WeChat ID: tracy-tang829 and we will put things right.

Wechat is widely used in China, we suggest you to use wechat for further communication with the host.

10:00 - 11:30AMWalking Tour While Photoshooting

After meeting the photographer, he/she will lead you walk through the Hutongs which is close to the Forbidden City. The hosts are totally Beijingers who grow up and live their whole life in Beijing.

Strolling through a most beautiful walking route, which covers all kinds of Beijing's representative landscape symbols, such as old palace, ancient Hutongs. This route is not well known to visitors, so very quiet and good for taking pictures.

Beijing photoshootThe Forbidden City

Beijing photoshootOutside the Forbidden City

There are many photography styles, you can choose which one you like and communicate your thoughts with the photographer, he would love to help. If you have no idea about your photo styles, don't worry, the photographer will also take the most beautiful photos for you according to his profession. Leaving you the best memories of Beijing!

Beijing photoshootPhotographer works

Beijing photoshootPhotographer works

Beijing photoshootPhotographer works

We will also provide traditional Chinese Han Clothing to try. You can pay for an extra fee to wear Han clothing for shooting, which will make your photos more special and full of Chinese characteristics.

Beijing photoshootChinese clothing photography

Beijing photoshootChinese clothing photography

Beijing photoshootChinese clothing photography

Good to Know:

  • The photoshoot location is just next to the Forbidden City, you can arrange our activity with your Forbidden City trip at the same day.
  • Makeup is not included in the activity, so we suggest you to put on makeup before you come.
  • If you want to try Han clothing for shooting, please note to us at the time of booking, and pay the extra fee at RMB100 in cash to the photographer on that day.
  • During the process, you will also hear some interesting stories, local history and culture to get to know about Beijing.
11:30AMAt The End

The photographer will take 50 photos in total for you and email you all in 7 days. When you receive your wonderful photos, share them with your family and friends and upload them to blow up your social networking sites.

You may follow us on our Facebook page to see the latest updates, photos and posts from your tour guide at: https://www.facebook.com/trippest/

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Schedule and Pricing

Adult (age 12+) Child (age 2 – 11) Infant (age < 2)
$ 58 USD $ 58 USD free

Important Notes:

  1. This activity opens everyday.
  2. You can choose meeting time at 10AM in the morning or 4PM in the afternoon, please do note to us at the time of booking.
  3. Private activity and group size up to 4 people.

Price Include:

  • 50 digital original photos.
  • Professional photographer.
  • Bottled water.

Price Exclude:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Extra fee for wearing Chinese Han clothing.
  • Makeup and photo refinement.
  • Gratuities.
 

FAQs About This Tour

Where is the studio?

The photography studio just outside the east gate of the Forbidden City where is easy to find. We also will send the details of the location and directions to you after you booked.

It's better to have Wechat for getting the location with the host directly.

What is your cancellation policy?
  • If we are not able to implement the contract due to war, flood, typhoon, fire, strikes, storm, earthquake, or any other condition we are not able to foresee and avoid, we will inform customers at the first possible opportunity and offer the best possible solutions, and the final bill shall be settled based on the service we actually provide.
  • Up to 7 days before departure: 100% refund of all money paid, excluding penalties charged by hotels, railways, airlines, and PayPal, if applicable. All penalties will be itemized.
  • From 3 to 7 days before departure: 90% refund, excluding penalties charged by hotels, railways, airlines, and PayPal, if applicable. All penalties will be itemized.
  • Within 3 days before departure: no refund.
  • After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for canceled services due to non-participation, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.
  • For groups of more than 10 people: The terms of cancellation may vary from case to case. Please ask your travel advisor regarding the cancellation policy for your group.
What if I want to make a last-minute booking?

In order to making sure we have enough time to arrange your trip and make sure the availability we usually require customer make their booking at least 24 hours in advance and that’s why you can not book directly on-line for a 24-hour last-minute booking.

But that does not mean you have no chance to book a last-minute trip within 24 hours. For urgent booking, please make a phone call to us at: +86-18807734970 to check the availability (usually it is available ) or send an email (not recommended as you may not get the response immediately) at: inquiry@trippest.com

How to connect Whatsapp, Google, Facebook and other social medias when you're traveling in China?

Due to state control of internet security in China, many popular websites and APPs are blocked, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, WhatsApp etc. It is very possible that you may not be able to receive your emails and other important information. For this reason, we highly recommend you to sign up for a VPN service(for example, ExpressVPN) before your trip, to make sure you can connect to the global internet.

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