Enjoy a full day tour in Beijing which will enable you to experience the most attractive historical sites: Badaling Great Wall and one of the thirteen Ming Tombs. You will also have the opportunity to pass by the Olympic Green.
What to Expect
Experience a full day tour with some of the most important attractions and sights in exciting Beijing. You will be picked up at your hotel between 7:00 am and 8:30 am and then drive to the Ming Tombs located 50 miles away from downtown.
The thirteen Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. You will visit Changling, the head and the largest tomb of Ming Tombs, where Emperor Yongle (the first emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried. The sightseeing on the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour.
The visit to Ming Tombs finishes at about 10:45. Before having lunch you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of a Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.
Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, drive to the Badaling section of the famous Great Wall. The hike on the Badaling Great Wall takes 2 hours. The Badaling section is the most famous and best-preserved wall. Its highest point at Badaling is some 800 meters above sea level. A cable car service is available and optional.
Take pictures from the comfortable seat of your coach. After that, you will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional Silk arts. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
- Entrance tickets
- Hotel Pick-up and drop off
- Air-conditioned tour coach
- English-speaking tour guide
- Typical Chinese lunch
What's Not Included
- Transfer fee for the cable car
- Tips to the guide and driver