Private Full-Day Tour to Summer Palace Mountain Resort in Chengde And Jinshanling Great Wall From Beijing

Private Full-Day Tour to Summer Palace Mountain Resort in Chengde And Jinshanling Great Wall From Beijing
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$118
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

Chengde, previously known as Jehol or Rehe, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated 180 km northeast of Beijing. It is best known as the site of the Mountain Resort, a vast royal garden and palace formerly used by the Qing emperors as summer residence since the weather temperature is cool during the summer there (average 24.5°C /76.1°F in July, and the annual mean is 9.11°C/48.4°F). This transfer service is not only take you to ChengDe Mountain Resort, but also to Jinshanling Great Wall on your way to Beijing. If you have an extra day in Beijing, and want to do something different, this day trip to Chengde and Jinshanling Great Wall surely can be a good fit for you.

This is a self-guided tour with private transfer, lunch, and all entrance tickets.

Your driver will pick you up in your place around 7:00am, and then take you to famous ChengDe Mountain Resort (3 hours driving time) On the way, you can take a nap in air conditioning comfortable car, or enjoy the scenery along the way.

After arriving Chengde Mountain Resort (around 10:00am), you can visit the emperor's garden first (2 hours). It's the emperor's Summer Palace of the Qing Dynasty. It's the largest imperial garden in China (double size of Beijing’s Summer Palace), construction spanned nearly ninety years (beginning under Emperor Kangxi in 1703 and lasting through the greater part of Emperor Qianlong’s reign). The Imperial Summer Villa often used as a de facto second capital as Kangxi set a precedent followed by a succession of other Qing emperors. In 1994, the Imperial Summer Villa became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After simple lunch, you will start the returning route to Beijing (at 1:30pm). After 90 minutes driving, you will arrive at Jinshanling Great Wall, which is the best preserved part of the Great Wall with many original features. It starts from the Wangjinglou Tower in the east and ends at Longyukou in the west and stretches about 10 kilometers (6 miles). You will spend about 1.5 hours on the Wall.

At 4:30pm, you will leave the Wall to Beijing. Around 6:30pm, you will arrive your hotel in Beijing (subject to the traffic condition).

Note: If you need an English speaking tour guide with you for this day trip, please make your request on "Special requirement" field upon booking.

Chengde, previously known as Jehol or Rehe, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated 180 km northeast of Beijing. It is best known as the site of the Mountain Resort, a vast royal garden and palace formerly used by the Qing emperors as summer residence since the weather temperature is cool during the summer there (average 24.5°C /76.1°F in July, and the annual mean is 9.11°C/48.4°F). This transfer service is not only take you to ChengDe Mountain Resort, but also to Jinshanling Great Wall on your way to Beijing. If you have an extra day in Beijing, and want to do something different, this day trip to Chengde and Jinshanling Great Wall surely can be a good fit for you.

This is a self-guided tour with private transfer, lunch, and all entrance tickets.