1 Day Tour : Great Wall and Ming Tombs

Tour Overview

Duration: Start from 7:00~8:00 am, finish around 5:00~6:00 pm.
Tour Type: Private Tour or Small Group (6-10 persons) Tour
Departure: Everyday.
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Tour Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel, and then drive to Badaling Great Wall (60 miles away from downtown, about 1.5 hours driving). Tour guide explain the sightseeings along the tour. Hike on the most famous part of the Great Wall, Badaling section (for about 2 hours), which is the longest defensive wall in the world.
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Visit scenic spots: Badaling Great Wall, Badaling fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward beijing stone", etc.
Optional Cable Car  you can choose hike the wall or take a cable car to the top of the wall, to take the whole beautiful bird view.

Driving to restaurant nearby the Ming Tomb and having typical Chinese lunch (1.5 hours).

After lunch, driving (20 minutes) to the Ming Tomb(Changling), the best preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history, visiting Changling, the largest one, Emperor Yongle's Tomb, for about 1.5 hours.

Visit scenic spots: 1.ling en gate, 2.ling en palace, 3.soul tower, 4.the great red gate, 5.the stele pavilion, etc.

Transfer you back to your hotel after the tour.

☆ Badaling Great Wall is one of the most magnificent sections of the Great Wall. Since the Great Wall has become a national icon of China, whoever come to China would visit it. It is one of the greatest man-made wonders over the world. It was built as an ancient military defense project which was actually worked in the history.
☆ Changling Tomb is the tomb of Emperor Zhudi, known as Yongle (1360-1420), and his empress Xushi. Yongle was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty. Construction of his tomb began in 1409 and was completed in 1427. Changling Tomb, built the earliest among the 13 Ming Mausoleums, is the largest and most magnificent one.

Optional Evening Show  Peking Opera Show, Acrobatic Show, Kongfu Show, Golden Mask Dynasty Show.

Tour Map (Beijing Hotels Pickup Area)

Price Includes: Price Excludes:
Entrance ticket: Great Wall (45 CNY) and Ming Tomb(45 CNY). Tips for the tour guide and driver.
Transfers: Pick-up and drop-off from Downtown hotelair-conditioned vehicle. Cable car fee - optional cable car to the top of Great Wall.
 Chinese lunch with drink. Transfer from(to) airport or hotels in airport or remote area.
English-speaking tour guide. (other language available at extra cost for private tour)  
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.

How to Choose Tour Type?

Affordable Group Tour
- Our small group tour is composed of 6-10 tourists picked up from different hotels.
- Suitable for tourists with limited budget and who would like to travel with others;from different countries.- Two shopping stops for group tour: 1. jade museum at lunch time, 2. tea ceremony in the end of the tour.
Best Value Private Tour
- More flexible and time saving. No need to wait for other tourists from different hotels.
- Possible to be customized for your own itinerary. A private tour guide and car will be at your service.
One shopping stop for private tour: 1. jade museum at lunch time.
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How to Book?
1. You can book online, choose pay by cash or credit card, just inform us your hotel in Beijing, we will send you confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Beijing, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour to inform pick-up time in the next morning.

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Very Good. We took one day group tour to the great wall and Ming Tomb. They organised the tour as they write, word by word. Our guide Daniel (Leo) was very good, very talkative and provided right information throughout the day. Prices are resonable.  more..

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Very good tour. Worth the price. The guide was very knowledgeable and easy to work with.  more..

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Estoy muy agradecido, con la empresa China tours, el servicio el primer día cuando llegue a Pekin, tenia reservado con ellos la transportación del aeropuerto al hotel y la persona fue muy amable y puntual. de allí los dos siguientes días de tour fueron excelente, salvo un pequeño percance que tuve con el guía  more..

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Reply :    Hello,     For the 1 Day Tour to the Great Wall and Ming Tomb, the price for group tour is 240CNY ($35) Per Person, and we can arrange it for you on April 22nd, so if you confirm, please tell us your full name, Hotel Information you booked so that we can confirm you. &nb
Reply :    Hello,     If you arrive in Tianjin Xingang Port in the morning, then it takes around 3 hours driving to Beijing and another 3 or more hours to drive back, so it is very rush for a tour, but a private tour is still available, but quite expensive for 1 person, you may thi
Reply :    Hello, As per request, we can arrange a customized Private Tour for you, please have a look. Itinerary: Pickup from hotel in the morning, drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, have around 2.5-3 hours visit , then have a lunch at the foot of Wall, then drive to downtown, visit the Temple
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