If you want to enjoy nature close to Beijing, this is where you should go! Visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall and Longqing Gorge, which many say resembles the beautiful scenery of Guilin.
What you can expect
This is a private tour for your and your party! get out of the city and get a taste of the nature that surrounds Beijing. Visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall and Longqing Gorge, which many say resembles the beautiful scenery of Guilin.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30am. On the way to Badaling Great Wall, you will have the option to stop and see the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium – host to many events of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Upon arrival at the Badaling section of the Great Wall, you’ll enjoy a more relaxed experience marveling at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides that look north toward Mongolia.
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will take you to Longqing Gorge, located about 80 kilometers north of Beijing. The Longqing Gorge is flanked on both sides by green peaks. People often say that the Longqing Gorge is like a miniature version of the Li River in Guilin, but some also say it is more beautiful than the Li River. Come see for yourself!
You will then have the chance to take a boat into the deep and secluded valleys inside the Longqing Gorge. The valleys feature beautiful scenery and clear mirror-like water, where visitors feast their eyes not only on cliffs, peaks and steep rocks, but also on many unique stone features that can be found nowhere else in the world!
At around 5:30 the tour will end and we will take you back to your hotel. *This tour is about 8-8.5 hours. Should it require more than 9 hours, the fee is 200rmb per each additional hour.
The difference between private tours and join in group tours
High quality tour with a more personal experience. Your guide will be available for any questions you have. Furthermore, there is much more flexibility with your itinerary. Want to meet other people interested in the same activity. Click here.
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Mostly more affordable tours that have more inclusions and will allow you to meet new people and make some friends. Check out other joining tours in China here.