Beijing Day Tour: Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs
Location: Beijing, China
- Explore the best-preserved section of the Great Wall: Badaling Great Wall
- Visit the the largest and most magnificent Ming Tomb: The Changling Tomb
- Enjoy delicious local Chinese Food
- Learn local history from a local English‐speaking guide
- Relax with hotel pick-up and drop off
Your guide will call you at the night before your tour, to confirm the meeting time and point hotel.
Booking is instantly confirmed
What You Can Expect
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel between 07:30am-08:30am, then drive to your first destination: the Ming Tombs. The Tombs are located at the foot of Tianshou Mountain, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Beijing downtown. The Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs and you will visit, among others, the largest and best preserved of these, Changling.
Jade Carving Factory
After visiting the Ming Tombs, you will enjoy a short visit to a Jade Carving Factory. Jade carving is a famous and special Chinese product, a blend of the expert skill and traditional Chinese cultures.
Lunch will be arranged at a traditional restaurant, with local Chinese food.
Badaling Great Wall
After lunch and a short rest you will head to the highlight of this full day Beijing tour - the Badaling Great Wall. It is the most famous, best-preserved and the first section opened to public. The hike on Badaling Great Wall takes about 2 hours. The option to travel by cable car is available.
Head back to downtown Beijing and drive by the Olympic Green, having a distant view of both the 'Bird Nest' National Stadium and the 'Water Cube' National Aquatics Center. Your guide will transfer you back to your hotel at about 17:00pm.
- Entrance fees
- Professional English‐speaking guide
- Toboggan or cable car ride Gratuities
- Visiting one or two shops or markets is always included in the tour, but you are not expected to buy anything
- You will get our confirmation email
- You will get our electronic voucher
- Local operator will contact you