Mutianyu Great Wall One Day Tour
Mutianyu Great Wall One Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Underground Palace and Sacred Way
- Tour type: private tour
- Departure: daily
- Duration: 1 day
- Escorted: yes
- Language: English
- Level: easy
- Kids or elders: possible
- Shopping: include
- Starting place: hotel in Beijing
- Finishing place: hotel in Beijing
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle at 08:30 am.
Drive one and half hours to the famous Mutianyu 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. see Mutianyu Great Wall map.
Mutianyu was first built in the mid-6th century. It is the longest fully-restored Great Wall with 22 original style watchtowers. Mutianyu Great Wall features picturesque landscape with 90% forest coverage rate. The scenery in spring and autumn is excellent. Mutianyu Great Wall is not so crowded as Badaling section. Take sightseeing on the wall for about 2 hours. Cable car is optional to get the top to have a bird view.
Then visit Dingling Underground Palace. Ding Ling (the Tomb of Ding) is the mausoleum of the 13th emperor (Wanli) of the Ming Dynasty, who had the longest reign in Ming dynasty. With five chambers, the underground palace of Dingling is 27 meters deep with a total floor space of 1,195 square meters. All chambers were built of stone without using a single beam or column. Dingling is the only excavated tomb for archaeological exploration. Tourists can see precious antiques in the exhibition hall.
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.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
Mutianyu Great Wall Photo
- 1 people: 154
- 2 people: 100
- 3 people: 94
- 4 people: 85
- 5 people: 78
- 6 people: 73
- 7 people: 77
- 8 people: 74
- 9 people: 71
- 10 people: 65
- Include ↓
- Air-conditioned private car or van,
- One shopping stop (40 minutes) per day, no press on buying,
- Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
- English-speaking tour guide,
- Meals as mentioned,
- Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
- Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel
- Exclude ↓
- Gratuities to guides and drivers,
- Cable car of Mutianyu Great Wall,
- Personal expense.