Join a group tour to the best part of of the Mutianyu Great Wall of China, with a visit of the Ming Tomb from Beijing downtown area.
What to Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel lobby between 7:00 and 7:30 am, and then drive to the Ming Tomb (Dingling), the most impressive imperial tomb with 650 years history. Dingling is the underground mausoleum of Emperor Wan Li during the Ming dynasty . The Underground Palace Halls, a labyrinth palace building, were the first royal tomb excavated in accordance with plan in China.
End the visit of Ming Tombs at about 11:00, before having typical Chinese traditional lunch, clients have 40 minutes to experience interesting Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is very famous local product since 1500 years ago in China, it was not only the Jade carving skill on carving, but also mixes Chinese traditional cultures since 2000 years ago.
After having lunch, drive to Mutianyu Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall is known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huai Rou County on the north-east of Beijing. This section of the Great Wall is about 70 km from the center of Beijing. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. If you want to reach the highest point, cable car is a good choice (optional).
After that, you will have a chance to experience the Chinese traditional Silk culture at silk museum and have several cup of tea at tea house. Then be back at your different hotels around 6:00 pm.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service from hotels within Beijing's third ring road
- Transportation by air-conditioned tour bus
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance tickets to mentioned attractions
- Chinese lunch
What's Not Included
- Optional activity costs
- Gratuities for tour guide and driver (recommended)
- Cable car