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Context is a network of scholars and experts located in major cities around the world who, in addition to their normal professional work, lead in-depth walking tours focused on history, culture, and art. In Beijing, Context has brought together...more
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Forbidden City and the Great Wall Rosie Levin was our guide for the Forbidden City in Beijng and we were very happy that we had taken her tour . She was an outstanding guide and helped us understand the history and culture of the people...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

With Context Tours, you get what you pay for. You can use the Forbidden City as a one-stop gateway to Chinese history and culture. Context Tours provided Karlis, an academic based in Beijing, who provided a highly entertaining and rewarding tour. If you made the...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A wonderful introduction to our recent visit to China with opportunity to learn and ask questions as we walked with a very knowledgeable docent Misha.

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My tour -- Confucianism and Buddhism-- with Misha was terrific. It's ideal to be guided by,a scholar in the field, and one who does not get lost in arcane details. It was a fascinating morning visiting the Lama Temple and the Confucian Temple. I learned...More

Thank 16TheGrove
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Irene did a great job and we enjoyed the tour. Context did fine with communicating by email to get us ready, Irene was an excellent guide. After the tour she helped us get a taxi and this was not easy-thanks again, Irene.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Context Travel did the one thing that no tour guide provider should ever do, they left their client stranded at a meeting place in a country where we did not speak the local language and could do nothing but anxiously wait for the Context guide...More

Thank Dave041152
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Beijing Tours-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Dave041152, Thanks for your review. We're always grateful to hear from clients, and we have already reached out to you via email to better address your points and followed up with additional actions, but we wanted to respond here as well. We were sorry...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We joined two other people on this tour which was fantastic! Our docent, Irene, did a great job of shepherding us through what turned out to be a busy day at this amazing spot (lots of people seemed to be on vacation due to the...More

Thank Flyer730925
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Beijing Tours-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear client, Thanks for your kind words! We love hearing when our clients enjoy their tours with us, and we're happy to hear that Irene was able to share her expertise and insights with your group. We look forward to traveling with you again, soon!...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We took the Mao's China Tour with guide Misha -- it was easily the favorite activity of everyone in our group. From 15 years to 60 years, the tour was a perfect activity for everyone in our group. We're all obsessive information-seekers, and Misha taught...More

Thank Hilary R
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Beijing Tours-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Hilary M, Thank you again for such a lovely response to your tour in China! Misha is a wonderful docent and we are thankful we have him on our great team of Shanghai docents. We have passed on your kind words and hope to...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

I really enjoyed this hutong walk. I learned so many things about Beijing's hutongs that I didn't know before, despite living in the hutongs for a long time! My guide was extremely knowledgeable about Beijing's history and culture, and overall I have no complaints.More

Thank rgamlam
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Beijing Tours-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Dear rgamlam, Thanks for your kind review about our Hip Hutongs walk. We are happy to hear that your docent was able to teach you things even a local Hutong-er did not know. That's exactly the type of expert we love to work wtih. Many...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was my second tour with Context (I've done a tour with them in Paris a while back) and I had pretty high expectations. My private tour of the Forbidden City and Hip Hutongs with Jeremiah did not disappoint! In fact, it far exceed my...More

Thank Mariya S
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Beijing Tours-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Mariya S - many thanks for your praising review and great to have you back with us after your Paris experience. I'm glad that your private Hip Hutongs meets Forbidden City walk fulfilled your high expectations in Beijing. Jeremiah is a wonderful representation of...More

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