Take a private full-day tour from Beijing to visit two top attractions: the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China, and the Summer Palace. *It is guaranteed that there is no shopping stop during the tour.*Go hiking at the most magnificent Great Wall of China - Badaling Great Wall.*Explore the Summer Palace - the most famous imperial park, and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
ItineraryPick up from your hotel in the morning, then drive to the famous Badaling Great Wall, which is 60 miles away from Beijing downtown about 1.5 hours driving. Go hiking on the Badaling Great Wall for about 2-3 hours. (Optional : you can also choose cable car to get to the highest point to have a bird view.) Being one of the greatest man-made wonders of the world, it was built as an ancient military defense project which was actually worked in the history.Visit scenic spots: Badaling Geat Wall, Badaling fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward beijing stone", etc.Drive to restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden- Summer Palace. It is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. It is a blend of natural scenery and artificial landscape. The mountains, waters and architecture together form picturesque scenes that are amazingly beautiful. UNESCO declared the Summer Palace “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design".Visit scenic spots: 1. East palace gate, 2. the hall of benevolence and longevity, 3. hall of jade billows, 4. the hall of joyful longevity, 5. the covered walkway, 6. the marble boat, etc.Transfer you back to your hotel after the tour.