Tianjin Cruise Ship Port to Tianjin Downtown one day private tour
Price 138,00 USD for excursion
Capacity 10 persons max
Duration 6 hours
Tianjin Cruise Ship Port pick-up & dropoff & a downtown tour to Tianjin
Highlights: Former concessions + Jiefang North Road Financial Street + Italian Style Town + Five Grand Avenue + Tianjin Ancient Cultural Street + Jing Garden
Tianjin is one of the four municipalities directly under the central government, the third biggest city in China. It is the birthplace of modern industry of China. Nine countries opened concessions once. The Five Avenue area is dubbed as World Architecture Exhibition. The city was built in 1404. It has grown from the water transport of grain to the capital, Beijing. In 1860, Tianjin was opened as a foreign trading port. Since then, many western countries established concessions in Tianjin. Tianjin became the earliest open city in north China and the base of Westernization Movement in modern China. The military modernization started from Tianjin as well as the construction on railway, telegram, telephone, post service, mining, modern education and judicature. Tianjin became the second biggest industrial and commercial city in China at that time and the biggest Financial and trade center in north China. Its past gives the city special city scape combined with western and Chinese elements, ancient and modern features.
Tianjin Cruise Ship Port is 67km from the city center, Liberation Bridge. The single trip takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there by car. You can make a tour to visit the city and taste the local snack.
In the morning, the driver will pick you up at Tianjin Cruise Ship Port and then get you to the city center. We will meet in the Jiefang North Road Financial Street and start the tour there. We will travel through 5 former concessions by pedicabs. On the trip, you will see the old banks, former company office buildings, apartment buildings and parliaments, consulates, police station, clubs, theaters, schools, barracks and some former residence of historical celebrities built in the beginning of the last century. We will pay a visit to the Aster Hotel ---- the only hotel under state level protection as the witness of modern Chinese history and the former residence of Caoyu, one of the most influential playwright in modern China. We will have a stroll along the mother river of Tianjin, Haihe River.
We will try local food for lunch. You can taste the local snack, Goubuli stuffed buns, Erduoyan fried rice cake, 18 Street fried dough twist.
Then visit the Five Grand Avenue. It is a traditional living quarters for wealthy people in Tianjin in the past. There you will see many former residences of historical celebrities in Chinese modern history. Then we will visit the former residence of the last emperor Puyi. In the end, we will go to Tianjin Ancient Cultural Street. There you can appreciate some local traditional handicrafts like Yangliuqing New Year Pictures, clay sculpture by Clay Figurine Zhang, etc. It's a relaxing tour.
when the tour is over, we will say farewell. the driver will get you back to the cruise ship port.
The itinerary is as below.
8:30 ---- 9:00 pick up at Tianjin Cruise Ship Port.
9:00 --- 16:30 leave for Tianjin city proper. (distance: 67km, 1.5 hours)
visit the following places in order.
1. North Jiefang Road Financial Street, the Astor Hotel, Liberation Bridge, Jinwan Plaza,
2. Tianjin Italian Style Town, Marco Polo Plaza
You will visit the above places is to go by pedicab. two share one, about 2 hours, These places are located in 5 former concessions. It's hard to walk around the large area. If we travel by car, there are traffic rules, many narrow streets are one-way streets and car runs too fast. Traveling by pedicab is very flexible and can save your energy.
3. Heping Road and Binjiang Avenue Commercial Pedestrian Street
4. Five-Avenue Area, drive by Porcelain House
5. Jingyuan Garden
6. Tianjin Acient Cultural Street
7. drive by Tianjin's Eye, Haihe River sightseeing
16:30 ---- 18:00 The driver will get you back to Tianjin Cruise ship port.
What time do you have to get back to the cruise ship port? the tour can be customized for you based on your schedule.
Price: 138USD/ group
Inclusion: guide service charge, my round-trip train tickets, and photography service only. (Camera model: Fujing Film XT 10)
If you need me to pick you up at Tianjin Cruise Ship Port, you need pay me 56USD extra as my service charge for the whole trip and allowance (I need stay in Tanggu the night before the tour day to make port pickup successful and convenient the next day. )
1. Entrance tickets:
Jing Garden: 20CNY/ pax
2. two-hour manpower pedicab service around the former five Concessions. 180CNY/pax
3. Lunch: 60CNY/pax
4. transportation: use private car
1---3 pax: 5-seater car, 1100CNY, car type: passat/ camry
3--5 pax: 7-seater car, 1400CNY, car type: Buick GL8
For more people: ask me by message
1. My service charge, allowance and private car service charge can be paid when the tour is over.
2. Entrance tickets, pedicab service charge, lunch will be paid on the tour.
3. Food and restaurant will be recommended to you by your preference and budget. You can order dishes and pay by yourselves. Lunch in an ordinary restaurant costs about 60CNY/person. My lunch will be paid by you. If you have special request, please let me know.
The itinerary is flexible. You can change, adjust or skip any activity as you like within duration on the tour.
Deposit: not requested
Cancellation: You need inform me 3 days ahead of the first tour date so that I can arrange my time for other works.
How to book the tour and my service or inquire for more details? Email me.