Private Walks and Tours
All of our public walks and discussions are available as private tours for your family, school group, company, or organization. Enjoy your own private and customized historian-led walk at one of Beijing's famous sites or through the city's hidden neighborhoods. Each private walk is tailor-made to incorporate you and your group's interests and goals. We can also work with you to customize all-day and multi-day tour programs including transportation to and from your hotel, visits to Beijing's hottest restaurants and best local eateries, and more. Whether you are here for history or to experience the best of modern Beijing, let us craft your best Beijing experience.
Choose from some of our most popular walking tours
- Revolution, Restoration, and Beijing's Roaring Twenties: A Walk and Discussion through Beijing's Imperial Parks and Gardens
- The Emperor and the Lama: A Walk and Discussion at the Lama Temple and Confucian Temple
- The Prince, the Widow, and the Scholar: A Walk and Discussion around Beijing's Lakes
- Imperialism Opium and Nationalism: A Walk and Discussion at the Old Summer Palace
- Traditions and Transitions: A Walk and Discussion in the Historic Hutongs of Beijing
- In the Footsteps of the Emperor: A Walk and Discussion at the Temple of Heaven
- Tiananmen Square and the Making of Modern Beijing: A Walk and Discussion
- The Dowager and the Dynasty: A Walk and Discussion at the Summer Palace
- The Ming and the Manchus: A Walk and Discussion at the Forbidden City
Private walks and discussions are generally two to three hours in length and start at 1500 RMB for up to five people. Click on the links above for more information, walk details, and pricing.
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Jeremiah Jenne is a writer, educator and historian based in Beijing since 2002. He has taught Chinese history and philosophy for nearly 10 years and written extensively on China for a number of publications including The Economist, The Atlantic Monthly, Journal of Asian Studies, Asia Society, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Beijinger, and the World of Chinese. His work can be found in the anthologies China in 2008: A Year of Great Significance, The Insider’s Guide to Beijing, and the 2015 collection While We’re Here: China Stories from a Writer’s Colony. He has been a recurring guest on the public affairs podcast Sinica and is frequently asked to speak on Chinese culture and history to company and school groups. Jeremiah also maintains the popular history and culture website granitestudio.org.