Beijing has a long history and splendid culture. It is one of the first batch of national historical and cultural cities, one of China’s four ancient capitals, and a city with the largest number of world cultural heritages in the world. The long history of the city gave birth to many places of interests such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Badaling Great Wall, Summer Palace, etc. This group day tour takes you to explore the world famous Badaling Great Wall and one of Ming Tombs: Dingling Tomb at cheap price. With professional guide, you will learn the profound history and culture of the sites and appreciate the fascinating scenery around the grand Great Wall.
AM: Around 6:30-7:30, the guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby (if your hotel is beyond the 2nd ring road of Beijing city, please come to the appointed downtown place to meet the group). The first stop is the underground palace of Dingling (one of the 13 Ming Dynasty Imperial Mausoleums). Dingling is the tomb of Emperor Shenzong, Zhuyijun, who reigned the nation for 48 years as the longest-serving monarch among all Ming emperors. We will stay about 1 hour here.
Then, pay a short visit of Jade Carving Factory (about 45 mins). The jade carving is very famous special local product with a long history of Chinese traditional culture, you will opportunity to purchase some fine products here.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will drive to the Badaling Great Wall, the most popular and accessible section of all the 5 sections in Beijing. Cable car is available and optional if you want to save time and get to the peak to have a bird eye’s view of the Great Wall (cost on your own).
On the way back to hotel, pay a visit to a Tea House, attend a Tea Ceremony to have some relaxing tea time, you can purchase some good tea if you like it. Finally, finish the tour with hotel drop off.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.