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Alison’s Tianjin

Shi-Family Mansion

Private VIP Tour

 

OPTIONAL;      
Alison's Private Airport Pick Up/Drop Off Private VIP Service;
We offer a (Beijing International Airport (PEK), or Tianjin International Airport (TSN), as well as, 
Tianjin Cruise Port or any Beijing/Tianjin City Train Stations) pickup/drop off service.
It is strongly recommended to have your Certified English-Translator Private VIP Tour guide ‘Alison.’ 
pick you up at any locations and take you to your hotel and help with your check-in worry-free. 
Be advised that practically no-one speaks or understands the English language in both cities, 
even for big hotels, restaurants and particularly taxi/professional drivers.
So why not make your arrival transition a memorable one to remember and let Alison deal with all the headaches and inconveniences. Alison works hard for her VIP client(s) by preventing scams and by negotiating for the lowest prices or rates for transportations, sites tickets, restaurants RSVP, and any other negotiating and translating requirements. 
 
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Overview;
The Shi-Family Mansion is in Yangliuqing Town of Xiqing District of Tianjin. Built in 1875, the mansion was formerly the residence of the Shi-Family, which was one of the eight prominent families of Tianjin in the ancient times. Today the mansion has been listed as an important historical site under state protection.

The Shi-Family Mansion is made up of ancient-style quadrangle courtyards, pavilions, pool, and gardens.
 
The paved path leading to the main hall is 60 meters long, surrounded by picturesque buildings standing on both sides of the path.
The Mansion's architectural style, and ornamentation's represent the Chinese folk culture and custom during the late Qing Dynasty.

The eastern courtyard side of the mansion consists of three quadrangle dwellings, which were the residence of the family; in the west, courtyard area find the worshiping hall, drawing room, and the family's private theater (the biggest old private theater in North China).

Today the Shi-Family Mansion has been developed into a Museum, where you will find many famous art masterpieces made of wood engraving pictures as well as Tianjin tile carvings.

The site is about 60 kilometers (1-hour drive) from downtown Tianjin, Ride to and from the Tianjin Shi-Family Mansion using a private, spacious air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver.

Tour Itinerary;
The Shi-Family Mansion private VIP tour starts at 9:00 am. We pick you up from any locations mentioned above. We then drive directly to the Shi-Family Mansion site with one stop halfway between both places for a 10 minutes restroom break if needed. Once on site, you will have a few hours to visit the Shi-Family Mansion site and the area outside the Shi-Family Mansion complex.
 
We are more than happy to arrange a lunch in a local Chinese restaurant either around the Shi-Family Mansion site or in the Tianjin City center area, for an additional fee.

We then return you back to the original pickup point in the late afternoon. 
Shi-Family Mansion Private VIP Tour Duration;
Approximately 5-hour.

Shi-Family Mansion Private VIP Tour Fee;   
Adults, RMB900 (
USD$125.00) per person, 2-3 persons. 
Adults, RMB800 (
USD$112.00) per person, 4-5 persons.
Adults, RMB700 (
USD$100.00) per person, 6-8 persons.. 
Kids, age from 3 to 17 years old, RMB600 (
USD$85.00).
Kids, age from 1 to 3 years old RMB400 (
USD$60.00).
New-born babies, >1-year-old is free. 
A one-person VIP tour may be arranged, for RMB2,000 (
USD$280.00).
Shi-Family Mansion Private VIP Tour Fee includes;
-    Transportation to and from your hotel or meeting point to the Shi Family Mansion in a private, spacious air-               conditioned vehicle, with a professional driver including refreshments and small Chinese snacks.
-    Site entrance fee.
-    Professional English-speaking guide (a French-speaking translator may be provided for an additional fee).
-    All taxes, toll and parking fees.
Not-Included in the Shi-Family Mansion Private VIP Tour;
-    Lunch/dinner is NOT provided in the price. However, Lunch may be arranged in a nearby local Chinese                     restaurant for an extra RMB100 (
USD$14.00) per person.
-    Alcoholic beverages.
-    Personal expenses.
-    Optional activities.
-    Personal Travel Insurance.
-    Gratuities (Recommended: 12-15% per person for the Private VIP tour guide). Thank You Very Much!
The Shi Family Mansion Group VIP Tour Fee;     
Adults, RMB600 (
USD$85.00) per person, for 10+ people 
Kids, age 3 to 17 years old, RMB400 (
USD$60.00).
Kids, age 1 to 3 years old RMB300 (
USD$40.00).
New-born babies, >1-year-old is free.
The Shi Family Mansion Group VIP Tour Fee Includes;
-    Transportation to and from your hotel or meeting point to the Shi-Family Mansion in a private, spacious air-               conditioned vehicle, with a professional driver including refreshments and small Chinese snacks.
-    Site entrance fee.
-    Professional English-speaking guide (a French-speaking translator may be provided for an additional fee). 
-    All taxes, toll and parking fees.
Not-Included in the Shi Family Mansion Group VIP Tour;
-    Lunch/dinner is NOT provided in the price. However, Lunch may be arranged in a nearby local Chinese                     restaurant for an extra RMB100 ($14.00) per person.
-    Alcoholic beverages.
-    Personal expenses.
-    Optional activities.
-    Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident.
-    Gratuities (Recommended: 12-15% per person for the Private VIP tour guide).
Thank You Very Much!
Reservation fee:
Reservation fee is around 20% to reserve your tour date(s) and is fully refundable ten days before the scheduled Private VIP Tour event date(s), and non-refundable within ten days. Contact Alison for PayPal information.
 
Alison will make a detailed scheduled according to the client’s private VIP tour requirements, she will then be able to make necessary reservation for sites tickets, transportation's (bus/subway/car/train/taxi/etc.), and restaurant, so there are no surprises during the private VIP tour date(s).