Ming Tombs & Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour
Tour Code: TCG-BJC-04
Duration: Approx.8 hours
Pick-up point and time: Your Hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am
Finishing point and time: Ming Tombs (Dingling), Mutianyu Great Wall, Jade Carving Factory, Silk Factory.
Activities: Your Hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am
Price: US$30 per person
Morning pick up at your hotel on departure time between 7:00 am and 8:00 am, and then drive about 1 hour to the Ming Tombs (Dingling) - the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. Dingling is the underground mausoleum of Emperor Wan Li. The Underground Palace Halls, a labyrinth palace building, were the first royal tomb excavated in accordance with plan in China. Sightseeing on Ming Tombs for 2 hours.
Then you will take 45 minutes to have a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is very famous special local product, it was not only the excellent skill on carving, but also mixes many Chinese traditional cultures in the jade carving. After 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. It is located in Huai Rou County on the north-east of Beijing.
This section of the Great Wall is about 75 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 available (optional). Drive back to Beijing downtown area and head to the National Stadium - the "Bird’s Nest "and National Aquatics Center - the Water Cube. You will stop over several minutes for some pictures of their exteriors in the coach. Later, visit a silk factory and learn some facts about traditional Chinese silk art prior to driving back to your hotel around 6:00 pm.
Only English-speaking travelers in the coach;
Well- trained English Speaking tour guide;
Keep about ten travelers in each 22-seats air-conditioned coach.
- Entrance tickets
- Hotel Pick-up and drop-off.
- Air-conditioned tour coach
- English Speaking tour guide
- Typical Chinese lunch
- Fee of cable car
- Tips to the guide and driver
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