Spend full day on a guided tour to visit the top attractions in Beijing, admire the most beautiful part of the world-known Great Wall at Mutianyu, have some quiet time for taking pictures and wandering along the ancient bricks, explore the notable royal graveyard of thirteen emperors of China’s Ming Dynasty.
Pay a visit to the most beautiful part of the world-known Great Wall at Mutianyu
Have some quiet time for taking pictures and wandering along the ancient bricks
Explore the notable royal graveyard of thirteen emperors of China’s Ming Dynasty
Get a great overview and orientation of the capital city Beijing
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 highlights trip.
After approx. 1.5 hours driving, you will firstly come to the Ming Tombs Scenic Area, where lie the mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). There you will visit Changling Tomb built in 1409, it is the largest, original and the best preserved among the 13 Ming Tombs. 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, continue to visit Mutianyu Great Wall which is famous for its breathtaking scenery, and is less crowded, thus a good destination on hot holidays for a Great Wall tour at ease. It winds 1.4 miles through lofty mountains and high ridges, and measures 23 to 26 feet high and four to five yards wide. There you may hike up on foot or take cable car (at your own expense) up to the wall, stroll along the ancient bricks and take amazing photos of the Great Wall.
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 and 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
Please provide all travelers’ names and hotel information while booking