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Private Day Trip to Chengde Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples from Beijing

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What to Expect
Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Beijing city center at 8:00am, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Chengde Summer Resort which takes about 3 hours. On the way your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories about the Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery. 

Upon arrival, you will first visit the Summer Resort. Chengde Summer Resort is a large complex of imperial palaces and gardens, because of its vast and rich collection of Chinese landscapes and architecture, the Summer Resort in many ways is a culmination of all the variety of gardens, pagodas, temples and palaces from various regions of China. It was built in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) for the royal families to spend the hot summer months and took about 90 years to construct. In 1994, together with Chengde Summer Resor, Eight Outer Temples was listed as world cultural heritage. 

After lunch in a local restaurant, discuss with your tour guide on which temple you want to visit among Eight Outer Temples.

Eight Outer Temples is the general name of eight Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in this area. Six temples are now open to tourists - Putuo Zongchengzhi Temple, Puning Temple, Xumi Fushouzhi Temple, Pule Temple, Anyuan Temple, and Puyou Temple. Each one has its own particular features and special appeal.

After your tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing)
  • Private tour
  • Lunch
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort
  • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Eight Outer Temples
  • Entry/Admission - Eight Outer Temples in The Bishu Villa
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This private tour is about 9-10 hours, if you want to extend the tour please pay 30USD for each extra hour to your guide and driver.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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