Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs Tour (Group, Professional Guide)

Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs Tour (Group, Professional Guide)
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$30
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

On this full-day Beijing tour, you will see two of the most popular attractions in China: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. The Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall is fully restored, is less crowded, and has better architecture than the section at Badaling. The Ming Tombs, with a history of over 500 years, are burial sites of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Note: Visitors need to take a ferry bus into the scenic area. The cost of the ferry bus (RMB15), as well as the cable car, is not include in this package tour.

Tour Itinerary

The tour guide will pick you up from your hotel on the departure time between 7:00am and 7:30am. You will arrive at your  first stop on your tour,  Ming Tombs, the largest and best-preserved burial site for Ming emperors. You will explore the Dingling Tomb, the tomb of the thirteenth emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Wanli, and his two empresses. The tomb is the only Ming Dynasty Tomb that has been excavated. This underground palace is 27 meters deep and has an area of 1,195 square meters. The tomb held over 3,000 relics, journeys, and treasures that have been unearthed. Duration: two hours. Sightseeing on Ming Tombs will be ended at 11:00am.

Before lunch(11:30am), travellers have 45 minutes 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 that at 12:00, you will enjoy an authentic traditional Chinese lunch, which will prepare you for your next destination: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall. To see stunning panoramic views of the Great Wall from a distance, you can take a cable car (extra cost). Duration on the Great Wall: approximately two hours. Sightseeing on the Great Wall will be ended at 3:30pm.

On your way back to your hotel, visit a tea shop to enjoy the Chinese traditional Tea Ceremony(for 45 minutes). After the tour, transferred back to your hotels around 6:00 pm.

Tips:

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.

On this full-day Beijing tour, you will see two of the most popular attractions in China: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. The Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall is fully restored, is less crowded, and has better architecture than the section at Badaling. The Ming Tombs, with a history of over 500 years, are burial sites of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Note: Visitors need to take a ferry bus into the scenic area. The cost of the ferry bus (RMB15), as well as the cable car, is not include in this package tour.