If you are planning a trip to Beijing, this tour is not to be missed. This one day trip to the Shilinxia Scenic area that includes the sensational Shilinxia glass platform, enjoy the stunning views. It will be one of the coolest experiences of your China trip!
Your English speaking guide will pick you up in your hotel's lobby at 8:30am, then heading to PingGu District - the Shilinxia Scenic area. The trip will take about 2 hours.
On the way you will enjoy beautiful countryside and farmland views. Feel free to ask your guide about the history and stories of the city if interested.
Once arrived at the Shilinxia Scenic area, spend 3 to 4 hours of exploring and enjoy yourself without feeling rushed. You will take the cable car up to the mountain to and enjoy the amazing views, then hike about another 30 minutes to 1 hour to go up to the glass sightseeing platform.
The glass sightseeing platform, built as “Flying Disk/UFO”, opened to the public on April 30, 2016. It hangs 32.8 metres out from the cliff, 11 meters longer than the Grand Canyon Skywalk inside the Grand Canyon National Park in the United States. It is claimed to be the largest sightseeing platform in the world.
The sightseeing platform is constructed with titanium alloys, which are widely utilized in aeronautical and space fields, but first time for daily life until today in China. The purpose of using titanium alloys to build this platform is to ensure the safety of all the visitors on the platform.
Stop at a local restaurant for a delicious Chinese lunch before returning to your hotel in Beijing city.
Please don't forget to add your hotel address for a pickup and drop off!
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