| Ski, Hotspring Resort
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.
Drive to the Badaling Ski Resort.
Located in the west about two kilometers away from Beijing Badaling Great Wall, Badaling Ski Resort offers a wide range of activities including skiing, water-skiing, sledging and gliding. A comprehensive service clubhouse with European-style was built in the resort. There are six trails for different levels of skiers.
After lunch, drive to Hotspring Resort to enjoy the pleasant hotspring.
Northern Beijing is abundant with excellent Hotsprings. The hot water is abundant with minerals and elements, which are beneficial to body. The hotsping we visit is one of the best level hotsping in Beijing.
Overnight in Hotspring Resort.
|Badaling Great Wall, Changling, Sacred Way, A Private Museum, Olympic Park
Be picked up from hotel at 08:30 am.
Drive to the famous Badaling Great Wall .
The Great Wall was built and maintained between the 7th century BC and 17th century BC. It was originally built to protect the empire from northern invaders. The Great Wall stretches through the countryside over deserts, hills and plains for 8,851.8 kilometers. Badaling was built in 1505 during the Ming Dynasty. This section of the Great Wall is the best preserved and most visited one. It is 7600 meters long and 1000 meters above sea level,commanding a strategic position in ancient times.
Take sightseeing on Badaling Great Wall for about 2 hours.
Then visit Chang Ling of Ming Tombs. Chang Ling (the Tomb of Chang) was built by the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in 1409 AD. Chang Ling is the largest tomb in architectural scale. The hall of Chang Ling is the largest structure of nanmu wood in China.
Move on to visit Sacred Way. The Sacred Way stretches 7 kilometers from south to north through the center of the tombs area. It was originally built for the first tomb Changling - the tomb of Emperor Yongle, the most powerful emperor in the Ming dynasty. But as the later tombs were built either to the right or to the left, it became the main road to all of them. They formed one group, but each tomb is independent of the other. Each lies at the foot of a hill.
Then drive to visit a private Museum. which mainly show you Chinese ancient furniture and porcelain of Ming and Qing Dynasty,
There are totally five halls in the museum, including Ceramics Hall, Furniture Hall, Doors and window frames Hall, Oil Painting Hall and Handicraft Hall.
Wile visiting the museum, you will touch the culture of Chinese folk and daily living.
Move on to visit the Olympic Park. As the major venue of the 2008 Olympic Games, the Olympic Park contains three areas including the Forest Park in the north, major venue and supporting facilities area in the center and the completed stadiums and the reserved area. The completed stadiums contains the National Stadium (Bird's Nest), National Swimming Center (Water Cube) and the National Indoor Stadium (Folding Fans). Have an outside view of the venues.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour.