Bus Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs
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◆ Walk the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China and get stunning views of the Yanshan Mountains
◆ Visit the Ming Tombs on the slopes of Tianshou Mountain and see the Ding Mausoleum
◆ Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch in the countryside north of Beijing
◆ Stop to take photos of the striking Bird's Nest and Water Cube, built for the 2008 Olympic Games
OverviewCombine a trip to one of the most beautiful sections of the Great Wall of China at the Mutianyu section, with a bus tour of the Ming Tombs, Ding Mausoleum, and Olympic stadiums in Beijing city.
This full-day tour by air-conditioned bus takes you north of Beijing to the relaxing mountains and streams surrounding the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. You will also visit the Ming Tombs of the Changping District and stop for photos at the Bird’s Nest Stadium and Water Cube, two of the most iconic buildings from the 2008 Olympic Games.
Drive to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, which provides a more challenging climb than the more popular Badaling section. Snaking its way through the Yanshan Mountains, the wall contains interesting features, such as densely packed watchtowers and crenelated parapets. A cable car avoids the need to climb the 1,400 steps to the summit, where you will be rewarded with staggering views of the mountains.
You will also visit the Ming Tombs, located on the southern slope of Tianshou Mountain. 13 Ming Dynasty emperors were buried in the area after the third Ming emperor Yongle moved the Chinese capital from Nanjing to Beijing in 1420. The incredible complex includes a 4-mile (7 kilometer) road named the "Spirit Way," lined with statues of guardian animals that lead to the entrance. Explore the Ding Mausoleum, where excavations have unearthed important objects for the study of the history of the Ming Dynasty.
To round off this trip to some of China’s most ancient sites, contrast Beijing of the past with Beijing of the future and visit the striking Water Cube and Bird’s Nest structures, built for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Price Inclusions and Exclusions
Hotel pick-up and drop-off service.
Transportation by air-conditioned coach.
Entrance tickets to mentioned attractions.
Typical Chinese Lunch.
Optional activity costs.
We wish to thank you for the perfect organization of our trip in China and for the very kind hospitality you offered us in Guilin.Read more »
Booking Code: VOC-20170720-S Tour Starting Date: Thursday, 20 July 2017
Client's information: Silvana Di Silvestre, Italy
It was a fabulous trip. All the great things you made we were able to see and do while we toured your country.Read more »
Booking Code: VOC-20170516-S Tour Starting Date: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Client's information: Suzanne Eileen Chaddock, Canada
All our tours in Shanghai were great and the service was fantastic.And our Beijing tours was hit and miss a little bit. Read more »
Booking Code: VOC-20170511-K Tour Starting Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Client's information: David Steele, Australia
Our family was very happy with our tour and the services of the tour guides drivers in each city were excellent. The hotels arranged by you were perf...Read more »
Booking Code: VOC-20170326-S Tour Starting Date: Sunday, 26 March 2017
Client's information: Doreen Jung,Canada
Thank you so much for organizing the Tour for us - my Boss loved it!!! All went well - actually much better than I thought it would be.Read more »
Booking Code: VOC-20160917-S Tour Starting Date: Saturday, 17 September 2016
Client's information: Sandra Borja Santos, Portuguese
Tour Destination: Beijing
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