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Stop At: Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213 China
At approx. 8:30 am, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your centrally located Beijing hotel lobby. An about one hour's private drive will take you to Badaling Great Wall – one of the most gorgeous and magnificent parts of the Great Wall.
Most of the preserved parts at Badaling were built and reinforced during the Ming Dynasty to defend Beijing against the intrusion of northern Mongolians. There are only 19 watchtowers have been restored and opened to visitors. Badaling Great Wall has been equipped with cable car and pulley to save energy, you could hike onto the wall step by step or take cable car at your own expense. Enjoy the panoramic vistas of the surrounding scenery and discover the watchtowers distributed along the wall.
Have a lunch in the local restaurant and continue the sightseeing to the Ming Tomb which is the largest royal graveyard complex in China. You will visit the Dingling Tomb - the mausoleum of Emperor Zhu Yijun (1563 - 1620) of Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and his two empresses. Dingling is of great historical value and attracting millions of tourists. The highlight part is the stone Underground Palace with a great deal of precious relics unearthed.
On the way back to downtown, you will have a stop and see the full view of the Bird's Nest if time permits, you can take some beautiful photos. Then drop off at your hotel to conclude the tour.
Duration: 8 hours