Airport Transfer (Beijing)
- The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) (2 hours): This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a about 2.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. You can return by cable car, walk down or walk along the wall for about an hour to descend by chairlift. Wear good walking shoes and protection from the weather.
- Temple of Heaven (1.5 hours): Built in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty, Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings where emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties visited for annual ceremonies of pray for good harvests. Located in the south of Central Beijing, it covers an area of 273 hectares. Temple of Heaven was enrolled as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998.
- Tiananmen Square (50 minutes): Tian'anmen Square is the largest city square in the centre of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history. As the world's largest city square and enduring symbol of China's national pride, it is surrounded by many imposing buildings including the Heavenly Gate (entry to the Forbidden City), Museums, government buildings and Chairman Mao's Mausoleum.
- The Forbidden City (2.5 hours): The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors between 1368 and 1911.This "city within a city" is a World Heritage Site, and is the largest and the best preserved ancient imperial architecture complex in the world, with great square, halls and gates contrast with intricate halls, gardens, courtyards and quarters. The exhibitions, both permanent and temporary, are all important treasures of ancient China.
- Treasure Houses (30 minutes): Treasure house has undergone 4 time renovations, the present one takes up almost 220 square metres, more than 440 treasures on display belonged to Qing dynasty royalty, half of which have not never been on display in the old one. It's worthy of visiting.
- Hutong Tour in Xicheng District (1 hour): Hutong is a maze of historic alleyways with old single storey traditional courtyard houses, which are now fast disappearing. In this one hour tour, you can hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys as well as visit a local family then walk on the Silver Ingot Bridge (Yinding Bridge) and find out about the different thresholds of the courtyards.
- Beidaihe Scenic Area: Beidaihe Scenic Area lies in the southwest part of Qinhuangdao, 15 km away from the downtown area. Beidaihe Beach Scenic Holiday Resort is a major scenic area of historic interest and scenic beauty. To the east lies Pigeon Nest Park and to the west stands the Lianfeng Mountain Park, both areas beautiful areas with tall pine trees which flourish in the area.
- Old Dragon Head: Old Dragon Head is the eastern most point of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall where it meets the sea, thousands of kilometers from the Jiayuguan in the North West. The fortress built on the site during the Ming Dynasty; over 700 hundred year ago crumbled leaving only a huge rocky outcrop jutting in the bay. A replica of the original wall has been built at the site to help tourists re-live its bygone era.
- Shanhai Pass: Shanhai Pass Scenic is ten kilometers east of Qinhuangdao City. The world famous Shanhai Pass guarded the narrow passage between the Northeast and the Central East region of China and as such was an extremely important strategic fortification. The city at the pass boasts many ancient historic sites and is a popular tourist spot and summer resort.
Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)