Beijing Chengde Jinshanling Great Wall 2 Day Tour
Day By Day Itinerary
Picked up from your hotel in Beijing at about 6:30am by our English speaking tour guide with private vehicle and you are transferred to Beijing Railway Station. Our tour guide will assist you in doing the procedure and escort you to the train carriage. You will take 4-hour morning train for Chengde and arrive at Chengde Railway Station at noon time.You will be met by our Chengde tour guide at the exit of Chengde Railway Station. Then transferred to your hotel ( booked by us ) for check in.
After lunch, visit the Mountain Resort. It was the largest royal garden during that time. Over two hundred years ago Emperor Kang Xi (1662-1723) happened to find the place while making a hunting trip. It is said that it took 87 years to finish the building of a lavish and ancient palace. The palace is surrounded by a wall over ten kilometers long, meandering along the mountain ridges. It is the largest and best-preserved imperial palace outside of the capital Beijing.
The sightseeing takes about 2 hours. Stay overnight in Chengde
Meals: Chinese lunch and dinner
Chengde Jinshanling Beijing
After breakfast, first visit the Puning Temple, originally built in 1775, it is a treasure house of the ancient arts of architecture and sculpture.This temple boasts of the largest wooden image of Buddha ( about 24 meters high ) in the main building of the temple, hence the nickname"Big Buddha Temple".
Then move on to visit Putuo Zongcheng Temple, also called Little Potala Palace. It was built in 1767. It is one of the Eight Outer Temples outside the Mountain Resort. It is similar to the Potala Palace in Lhasa. The buildings are a blend of Han and Tibetan styles. It used to be a location for important religion ceremonies, now, it has become an important monument in Chengde. The visit takes about two hours.
After lunch, drive 100km southwestward and get to Jinshanling Great Wall. Jinshanling Great Wall was initially built from 1368 to 1389 in the Ming Dynasty, and in 1567 or 1570 rebuilding of the Wall was mainly directed by General Qi Jiguang. The Wall is about 21 to 24 feet high and 15 to 18 feet wide, which is made of brick and stone.
After two hours' hike, transferred back to Beijing around 7:00pm.
Meals: Hotel breakfast and Chinese lunch
|Travelling Party||Tour Cost Per Person|
|10 persons up||$215|
|Single room Supplement||$70|
|Featured Hotels for this tour:f|
|Chengde||Yunshan Hotel or same class|
1.All transfers and city transportation for your own use
2.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.One night at the designated hotel in Chengde
5.Beijing - Chengde train (soft seat)
6.The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
1.Gratuity for your tour guide and driver
2.Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident
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