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Tour Overview

Join us on an unforgettable travel route through the heart of China, discovering the cultural treasures and natural wonders of Chengde and Bashang Grassland. Begin in Chengde, exploring the grandeur of the Mountain Resort and the spiritual charm of Putuo Zhongcheng Temple.

Then, venture to Bashang Grassland, where picturesque landscapes and serene lakes await you. Witness stunning sunrises and sunsets over the open plains, and experience the local horse riding culture at Red Hill Military Horse Ranch. Conquer the majestic Jinshanling Great Wall, a testament to ancient engineering. This journey promises an enriching blend of history, nature, and cultural immersion.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore the enchanting Chengde Mountain Resort, a Qing Dynasty palace showcasing intricate pavilions and beautiful gardens.
2. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Bashang Grassland, witnessing stunning sunrises and sunsets over vast open plains.
3. In Wulanbutong Grassland, immerse yourself in the authentic nomadic lifestyle, interacting with friendly locals, and gaining insight into their rich cultural heritage.
4. Conquer the majestic Jinshanling Great Wall, marveling at its well-preserved fortifications and breathtaking panoramas during a rewarding hike.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. In the morning, your friendly guide and skilled driver will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing, ready to embark on an exciting journey to Chengde. The scenic drive to Chengde takes approximately 3.5 hours, during which you can relax, enjoy the countryside views, or engage in interesting conversations with your guide.

    Upon arrival in Chengde, you will check-in at a comfortable hotel in the city, where you can freshen up and recharge for the day's adventures.

    Your first destination will be the Chengde Mountain Resort, a remarkable imperial palace and garden complex. Built during the Qing Dynasty, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is an architectural marvel with stunning pavilions, temples, and picturesque landscapes.

    Chengde Mountain Resort
    Chengde Mountain Resort

    After exploring the Mountain Resort, you will proceed to the Putuo Zhongcheng Temple, an impressive Tibetan Buddhist temple, known for its grand structures and cultural significance.

    As the day comes to an end, your guide will escort you back to your hotel in Chengde's downtown area, where you can relax and have a good rest.

    Meal: Lunch

    Accommodation: in Chengde

  2. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, preparing you for the scenic drive ahead to the Bashang Grassland. The approximately 3-hour journey will take you through enchanting landscapes, with vast grasslands and rolling hills stretching as far as the eye can see.

    Arriving at Mulan Paddock, one of the most beautiful parts of the Bashang Grassland, you will be captivated by the natural beauty and tranquility of the area.

    After savoring a delicious lunch, you will proceed to Saihaba National Forest Park, an oasis of greenery amidst the grasslands. Here, you will visit the famous Moon Lake and Seven-star Lake, which are known for their stunning reflections and serene atmosphere.

    Saihaba National Forest Park
    Saihaba National Forest Park

    Take a leisurely walk through the birch forest, immersing yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the surroundings.

    As the day winds down, enjoy the magical sunset over the grassland before returning to your comfortable hotel for the night.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: on Bashang Grassland

  3. Rise early to catch the mesmerizing sunrise on the vast Bashang Grassland. The golden hues of the morning sun casting over the open plains create an unforgettable sight.

    Bashang Grassland Sunrise
    Sunrise on the vast Bashang Grassland

    Today's exploration takes you to Wulanbutong Grassland, where you'll start your adventure at Red Hill Military Horse Ranch. Experience the local culture and witness the skilled horse riders in action.

    Continue your journey through the grassland and visit the Film Exterior Center, where famous movies and TV shows have been filmed against the stunning backdrop of the natural landscape.

    Explore the European Scenic Zone, North Valley, Princess Lake, and General Lake, each offering unique and picturesque views of the grassland.

    After a day filled with exploration and awe-inspiring sights, you will drive back to Chengde, where you can relax and reminisce about the experiences of the day.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Chengde

  4. Today marks the final leg of your adventure as you bid farewell to Chengde and head back to Beijing.

    Your destination is the majestic Jinshanling Great Wall, a section known for its well-preserved fortifications and scenic views. After entering the ticket office, you'll take a short walk to reach the western section of the Great Wall.

    Beijing Jinshanling Great Wall
    Jinshanling Great Wall

    Embark on a hike starting at Zhuanduo Tower, and as you walk eastward, you'll encounter unique and featured towers that showcase the architectural brilliance of the wall.

    After approximately 4-5 hours of exploration, reach the East Tower with Five Holes, where you can admire the panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes.

    After the Great Wall adventure, it's time to say goodbye to Chengde and start the 3-hour drive back to your hotel in Beijing, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible memories of your journey.

    As an alternative, if you have a scheduled flight or train, the travel service can provide a drop-off to the airport or train station, ensuring a smooth end to your trip.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.


Price Includes

  • 3 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to/off Beijing;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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