Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs Private Day Tour
Visit the World Heritage-listed Great Wall of China at Mutianyu and Ming Tombs on a private full-day tour from Beijing. Travel with your guide in a comfortable private vehicle to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a less-visited section of the Great Wall. Take the cable car round-trip and admire expansive views over the Great Wall and forested surroundings. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Ming Tombs, the royal burial complex for the Yongle Emperor (who also built the Forbidden City), before retiring to Beijing.
This private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs (Dingling) will give you an exquisite and unique feeling of Beijing trip.
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel's lobby in Beijing, then drive to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall.
Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall,you’ll enjoy a less hurried experience and take time to marvel at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides that look north toward Mongolia.The Great Wall at Mutianyu was built and restored in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), on the remnants of a Wall originally built in the Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577). Reconstruction took place under the supervision of Xu Da, one of the founding generals of the Ming Dynasty, who was responsible for building a Wall from Shanhaiguan in the east to as far as Mutianyu. The Ming pass at Mutianyu was officially proclaimed in 1404, where is would serve as an important symbol of protection from marauding nomads to the north.
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch. Huairou district is famous for their chestnut ,mushroom and trout.Here you will have various choice of countryside style of cuisine
Then Visit the Ming tombs -- Dingling.Dingling was built in 1590. Emperor Shen Zong and the empress were buried there in 1620. After it was built, the underground palace was covered with deep soil. The people in charge of the tomb construction and later burial of the imperials erected the tablet as a sign for relocating the underground palace when needed.
Transfer back to your hotel in Beijing.