Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs Beijing Day Tour (Group, Professional Guide)

Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs Beijing Day Tour (Group, Professional Guide)
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$25
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

You will explore two must-see, world-famous attractions in China: the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. The Great Wall is a symbol of China and one the Eight Wonders of the World, and Badaling is its best-preserved and most-popular section. The Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Ming emperor burial sites in China, with over 500 years of history.

Tour Itinerary

After being picked up at your hotel between 07:00-07:30 in the morning, you will head for the first stop on your full-day Beijing tour, the Ming Tombs (50 miles away from downtown about one hour driving).The tombs are imperial burial sites where 14 of 16 emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD to 1644 AD) are buried. You will explore the Changling Tomb, the tomb of Emperor Yongle, the first master of the Forbidden City, and the largest of the excavated burial sites. Duration: approximately one hour. The visit to MingTombs finishes at about 10:45.

Before having lunch (11:30 am), you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.

Having traditional Chinese lunch at restaurant. After lunch, you will head to the Badaling Section of the Great Wall. A stop in route for an authentic traditional Chinese lunch (at 11:30) will prepare you for your next trip between 13:30 to 15:30. The Great Wall is the most famous attraction in China and Badaling is the most popular section. Built in 1505, approximately 370 state leaders and VIPs have visited Badaling to admire the magnificence and beauty of its scenery. Duration on the Great Wall: approximately two hours. A cable car is available and optional (at extra cost).

On the way to hotels, you will have a chance to enjoy Chinese traditional Tea Ceremony for 45 minutes. After the tour, transferred back to your hotels.

Note:

1. We offer complimentary pick up service from your hotel located within 3rd ring road in Beijing. If your hotel is not located within the 3nd ring road, your travel advisor will inform you of a nearest pick-up point for boarding the coach. You will need to go to the pick-up point by taxi or subway by yourself at your own expense.

You will explore two must-see, world-famous attractions in China: the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. The Great Wall is a symbol of China and one the Eight Wonders of the World, and Badaling is its best-preserved and most-popular section. The Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Ming emperor burial sites in China, with over 500 years of history.