This full-day tour of Beijing offers an in-depth look at Beijing’s rich cultural heritage. With a knowledgeable guide, you’ll tour the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section, visit the Summer Palace. Enjoy a Chinese lunch and comfortable round-trip minivan transport from your hotel. All entrance fees, cable car round trip are included. The tour contains no factory and shopping stops which keeps the focus on the main sites. Group size is limited to 12 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide.
You will be picked up from your hotel lobby at 8:00am and your guide will lead you to your private minivan and start the tour.Drive about 1.5 hours to the Mutianyu Great Wall. The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is a masterpiece of restoration, with 23 original-style watchtowers. Upon your arrival, you will have some time to discover this amazing creature by yourself! You will get on the Great Wall either by chair lift up and toboggan down from at tower 6 or cable car round trip at tower 14.After the hiking, it's time to have lunch in a local village for the authentic Chinese food. The sample dishes:Gongbao ChickenLocal mushroom and porkOnion pancakesMuxu pork Sweet and Sour pork/chickenEgg or soy sauce fried riceSpicy beansBoard on the minivan again, and head to the Summer Palace. During the 1 hour drive, your English speaking guide will tell you more about the imperial palace before you visit there. The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved imperial garden and palace in China. Your full-day tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel in Beijing.