Juyongguan Great Wall, Changling Tomb and Duck Dinner
Location: Beijing, China
- Climb up to the top of the Great Wall off the beaten track in the leafy surroundings of Juyongguan
- Explore Changling, the biggest and first imperial tomb of the Ming Dynasty
- Taste Beijing Duck in an authentic restaurant with guidance on how to eat it
- Enjoy all of these sites with the convenience of an English-speaking guide, giving you the full context to all historical sites
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What You Can Expect
Juyongguan Great Wall
This morning, you’ll see a part of the wall at Juyongguan Great Wall, an old military stronghold that was listed in the World Heritage Directory in 1987. Make sure you wear proper footwear, it’s a bit of a hike to the wall as this part of the Great Wall is located within a beautiful mountainous area filled with flora native to China.
After this, visit a jade factory to learn how this beautiful and traditionally Chinese stone is found, carved, and what kind of objects are made using it, and how the quality differs. You can browse the objects and purchase some to take home as souvenirs if you like.
Following your visit to the factory, you will be taken for an authentic Chinese lunch at the jade factory.
the biggest imperial tomb among the thirteen Ming Tombs located about 31 miles from Beijing. This is the tomb of the third Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Zhu Di, and Empress Xu. This was also the first of the tombs to be built during the Ming Dynasty. After him, however, 12 more Emperors were buried in tombs. This specific tomb covers 30 acres of land, and you will be able to see how well preserved the tomb is.
Following that, your dinner in the evening will be an unforgettable experience tasting one of the most famous cuisines in Peking, Roast Duck (or you can also call it Beijing Duck.) It is best known for its remarkable marinade, its crisp skin with a rich amber hue, which you can wrap in tiny pancakes with plum sauce, cucumber, spring onion, and sometimes hami melon. Your guide will help you and explain the history of Beijing Duck, and how it is traditionally eaten in Beijing.
- Transfer with an English-speaking guide on board
- English-speaking guide at all attractions
- Entrance ticket
- Additional snacks and drinks
- You will get our confirmation email
- You will get our electronic voucher
- Local operator will contact you