Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tomb bus tour

Tour Schedule

Pick-up from your hotel between 7:00am and 7:40am, and then drive to Ming Tombs (50 miles away from downtown about one hour driving). The thirteen Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. You will visit Changling, the head and the largest tomb of Ming Tombs, where Emperor Yongle (the first emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried. The sightseeing on the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour.

Ming Tomb

Ming Tomb

 

The visit to Ming Tombs finishes at about 10:45. Before having lunch (11:30 am), you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of a 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 Jindian restaurant. After lunch, driving to the Mutianyu Great Wall. The hike on Mutianyu Great Wall takes 2 hours. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs.

The Great Wall of the first cable car: cable car ropeway total length of 723 meters, the elevation 640 meters.With automatic open-close cars 58, one-way traffic volume of 1800 m/hour.Run system automation, dock station can temporarily, convenient disabled personnel boarding, safe, comfortable, efficient, “the Great Wall first cable car” laudatory name.The Chinese dream stone: located at the foot of the Great Wall, covers an area of 33000 square meters, the collection of stone products from all over the country more than 20000 square, points in paddy Lin holes, with three natural scenic park, stone grand view pavilion, there are “the world’s first stone”, “horse pentium”, “lion hospitality”, the “mirs”, “jade peaks piercing the clouds”, “five-old-man peak” nearly thousand landscape, etc.

mutianyu-great-wall

mutianyu-great-wall

 

Head back to downtown Beijing and pass by the Olympic Green, having a distant view of both the National Stadium – the ” bird Nest ” and National Aquatics Center – the Water Cube. After that, you will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional Silk arts. Back to your hotel around 5:00pm.

Travel Notes:

  • Pricing: 180 CNY p/p
  • Departure: Daily
  • Duration: Approx.8 hours
  • Hiking Area:  Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Pick-up point and time: Your Hotel between 7:20am and 7:40am
  • Finishing point and time: Your Hotel around 5:00pm
  • Great Wall Hiking Time: about 2 hours
  • Visit Ming Tomb: about 1.5 hours
  • Cable car,Toboggan: Available ( optional )
  • Distance: 80km
  • Payment Types: Cash
  • Guide: English Speaking tour guide
  • Lunch: Typical Chinese lunch
  • Tickets: Include entrance tickets
  • Visit shops:( Visit Two shops ) on the way ( if you don’t like shopping, no need spend money.)
  • Include:Entranceticket  transportation lunch    Englishtourguide
  • Exclude: drinks   cablecar

A day at the Great Wall the Forbidden City/Beijing/Beijing Opera Chinese kung fu acrobatic performances in discount tickets/jinshanling/mutianyu/badaling/tricycle courtyard