Private Day Tour to Longqing Gorge and Dingling at the Ming Tombs with Lunch and Boat Ride

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Enhance your experience of two of Beijing’s most spectacular attractions with a private day trip to the Ming Tombs and the Longqing Gorge. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, gain fascinating insight into the Dingling at the Ming Tombs  and then head to the verdant natural splendor of Longqing Gorge, a series of dramatic gorges and flowing lakes. A perfect day to combine the history and nature, soaking up the personal attention from your private guide.

Itinerary

Duration: 9 hours

  • Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up at in your hotel's lobby.  Heading directly Longqing Gorge, on the way you will driving pass by Juyongguan Great Wall. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories sit back enjoy the sceneries along the way.
  • You will also driving pass by Badaling Great Wall. Enjoy amazing views while driving.

    Pass by without stopping.

  • Upon arrival. Follow your tour guide to explore the Longqing Gorge area. The Longqing Gorge is flanked on both sides by green peaks. People often say Longqing Gorge is a small Li River in Guilin, but it is more beautiful than Li River; it is a small three gorges on the Yangtze River, but it is more dangerous than the Three Gorges. The valleys feature beautiful scenery and clear water like mirrors, where tourists feast their eyes with not only cliffs, peaks and steep rocks, but also with many stone cones, stone swords, stone pillars, solution crevices.etc Take the fun dragon escalator up then experience a cruise along the beautiful lake which will give you a nice memory, enjoy amazing view of the area and be amazed by the beauty of the nature. Explore the temples and island with your tour guide and spend about 2 hours inside the Long Qing Gorge

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Next, stop at a local restaurant  for a delicious Chinese countryside style lunch. Approximately 40 minutes in duration. Then heading directly to Dingling at the Ming Tombs.

    Pass by without stopping.

  • Dingling Tomb, the only underground palace which was open to the public. Dingling is the tomb of Emperor Zhu Yijun, the longest ruling period of all the 16 Ming emperors. The construction started when he was only 22, and it took 6 years to finish. It was completed in 1590. After he died, he was buried in Dingling with his two empresses. Your guide will give a detailed stories about the Ming dynasties history and tell the life story of the owner of this tomb.You will be amazed by the complicated burial culture in the Ming Dynasty  After the Dingling visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing where this wonderful private day trip concludes.

    Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Boat Ride
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entrance Fee

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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4.9
16 Reviews
HQ Badge of Excellence
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Description

Enhance your experience of two of Beijing’s most spectacular attractions with a private day trip to the Ming Tombs and the Longqing Gorge. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, gain fascinating insight into the Dingling at the Ming Tombs  and then head to the verdant natural splendor of Longqing Gorge, a series of dramatic gorges and flowing lakes. A perfect day to combine the history and nature, soaking up the personal attention from your private guide.

Duration

9 hours

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Age under 3 is free to join
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable shoes

Operated by Discover Beijing Tours

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