Spend full day on a guided tour to visit the top attractions in Beijing, admire one of the most famous Great Wall sections at Badaling, walk along the ancient bricks of China Great Wall, experience its deep-rooted culture and discover its profound history, visit the best-preserved Ming Tomb and gain a great overview and orientation of the capital city.
Explore the best preserved Ming Tomb area
Visit the world famous Badaling Great Wall
Take marvelous pictures of China Great Wall
Great overview and orientation of the city
What You Can Expect:
Your friendly local tour guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel lobby between 6:30 am - 8:00 am (Varie based on hotel location, pickup sequence for different sightseeing, special traveling high season, any Holidays like May Day Holiday, National Day Holiday), get in a comfortable coach to start the full-day Beijing trip.
Drive for 1.5 hours to Ming Tombs area. The mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) lie here. You will explore the Dingling Tomb further. Dingling Tomb is the mausoleum of Emperor Zhu Yijun, the thirteenth emperor of the Ming Dynasty and his two empresses. The highlight part here is the stone Underground Palace with precious relics. Then you will visit a jade carving factory to see the unique carving craft and do some shopping.
After enjoying a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch in local restaurant, move on to visit the Badaling Great Wall – the highlight of this trip. Badaling Great Wall is the best-preserved and most complete section among the various, hence the most popular, even among world leaders. Hike up on foot or take cable car (at your own expense) up to the Great Wall, walk along the ancient bricks, experience its deep-rooted culture and discover its profound history.
On the way back, stop at a tea house to enjoy the tea ceremony and learn Chinese traditional tea culture. When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Tour Duration: Approx. 9 hours
Departure Date: Daily
Departure point: Beijing hotels within the North 4th ring road, East & West 3rd ring road, South 2nd ring road
Return point: The original departure point
Departure time: Tour guide will contact you at your hotel one day in advance or leave a message to confirm the pick-up time
What Is Included:
Air-conditioned tour vehicle
English-speaking tour guide
Hotel pickup & drop-off
What Is Excluded:
Great Wall cable car
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
All travelers’ names and hotel information are required while booking