Product Code: 37
This is a bus tour. The Great Wall is a breathtaking sight and an awesome experience. It’s a challenging hike from the valley floor to the top rampart but the reward is a spectacular view of the wall snaking for miles over mountainous terrain. Summer Palace is one of the finest landmarks in Beijing, possibly the finest example of an imperial garden in China.
What You Can Expect:
Pick up at your hotel between 7 am and 8:30 am, and then drive one hour to Summer Palace. It is the best-preserved imperial garden in the world that boasts centralized architectural masterpieces. After the visit of Summer Palace. Before having lunch, you will have 45 minutes to have a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures. Have traditional Chinese lunch at restaurant. After lunch, driving 30 minutes and get to the Badaling Great Wall. Badaling section is the most famous and best-preserved wall. Its highest point at Badaling is some 800 meters above sea level. Cable car is available and it is optional. On the back way to hotels, you will have a short visit to a pearl free market. Then transferred back to your hotels.
What is included:
1. Entrance tickets
2. Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
3. Air-conditioned tour coach
4. English Speaking tour guide
5. Typical Chinese lunch
What is not included:
1. Fee of cable car
2. Tips to the guide and driver
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