Mutianyu Great Wall and Dingling Tomb Bus Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beijing
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Tour description

Spend full day on a guided tour to visit the top attractions in Beijing, admire the most beautiful part of the world-known Great Wall at Mutianyu, have some quiet time for taking pictures and wandering along the ancient bricks, explore the notable royal graveyard of thirteen emperors of China’s Ming Dynasty, and visit the stone Underground Palace with precious relics of Dingling Tomb.

Your friendly local tour guide will pick you up from your Beijing downtown hotel lobby between 7:00 am - 8:00 am, get in a comfortable coach to start the full-day Beijing highlights trip.After approx. 1 hour driving, you will firstly come to the Ming Tombs Scenic Area (Thirteen Tombs of Ming Dynasty), where lie the mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). There you will visit the Dingling Tomb built from 1584 to 1590, the highlight part is the stone Underground Palace, which was discovered between 1956 and 1958, and had a great deal of precious relics unearthed. Then you will visit a jade carving factory to see the unique carving craft and do some shopping. After enjoying a traditional Chinese cuisine lunch in local restaurant, continue to visit Mutianyu Great Wall which is famous for its breathtaking scenery, and is less crowded, thus a good destination on hot holidays for a Great Wall tour at ease. It winds 1.4 miles through lofty mountains and high ridges, and measures 23 to 26 feet high and four to five yards wide. There you may hike up on foot or take cable car (at your own expense) up to the wall, stroll along the ancient bricks and take amazing photos of the Great Wall. On the way back, stop at a tea house to enjoy the tea ceremony and learn Chinese traditional tea culture. When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

What's included

  • Group day tour
  • Air-conditioned tour vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch in local restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance ticket fees

What's not included

  • Great Wall cable car
  • Gratuities