Visit the Great Wall of China & The Summer Palace – Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Visit the Great Wall of China & The Summer Palace – Hotel pick-up/drop-off

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Explore the Summer Palace

Take a walk on the Great Wall of China

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8 hours


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Leaving from your hotel in Beijing, spend a day discovering two major monuments of the Middle Kingdom.

A shuttle bus will pick you up and take you to Badaling where you will find best-preserved part of the Great Wall of China. You can reach the top of the Great Wall on foot or by cable car (supplement) and enjoy the magnificent view from this symbol of the power of an empire than lasted over 5,000 years.

When you come back down from the wall, you will have the opportunity to visit a jade sculpture workshop before having lunch in a tradtional Chinese restaurant.

After your meal, you will return to Beijing by bus to visit the Summer Palace. This palace, constructed in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its beautiful gardens.

Your guide will show you the most impressive aspects of this ancient imperial residence.

Before returning to your hotel, you will also visit a pearl market.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Departure time: 8:30am
  • Departure point: your hotel in Beijing (hotel pick-up between 7am and 8:30am)
  • Language: English
  • Numerous walking tours included on the itinerary
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • Tickets for the Great Wall cable car available for purchase on the day

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Commentary from an English-speaking guide
  • Visit to a traditional Chinese medicine shop
  • Tour of the Summer Palace
  • Traditional lunch
  • Visit to a jade factory
  • Walk along the Great Wall

Price doesn’t include

  • The cable car at the Great Wall (tickets available for purchase on the day)
  • All food and drink not included in the package
  • All purchases made during your free time
  • Any additional activities requested
  • Tips
  • All other extras



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