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Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing

From $110 per person
Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing
  • Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing
  • Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing
  • Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing
  • Best Chengde Mountain Resort Day Trip from Beijing

Tour Style:
Taking one day Beijing side tour to Chengde, Hebei Province to visit the most famous attractions Chengde Mountain Resort and Puning Temple. Make the short visit the pleasant city that just happens to have an extraordinary history. The site was the summer playground of the emperors of the Qing dynasty; With a private transfer from your Beijing hotel, accompanied by our expert tour guide to travel to Chengde.

Duration: 8-10 Hours

Chengde Mountain Resort, Puning Temple

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Beijing, train station or Airport

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Beijing, train station or Airport

Tour Customizable:
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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Beijing to Cheng
  • Today's Activities: Chengde Mountain Resort, Puning Temple
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Pick-up service begins at your downtown Beijing hotel lobby, where our knowledgeable local guide greets you with a "Your Way Holiday" sign. From there, embark on a scenic 3-hour drive to Chengde Mountain Resort, situated to the east of Beijing City. Along the journey, your guide provides insights into the historical significance and architectural marvels of Chengde Mountain Resort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. They enrich your visit with stories of its imperial past and the cultural influences that shaped this expansive retreat. Throughout the tour, your guide ensures a seamless experience, offering detailed explanations and facilitating a deeper appreciation of this renowned cultural landmark.

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Upon arrival at Chengde Mountain Resort, your journey continues with a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you to savor authentic regional cuisine. Following this, your dedicated local guide leads you on a comprehensive tour, beginning with Chengde Mountain Resort itself. Constructed over a span of 87 years starting in 1703, this expansive complex served as the largest imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty and a favored summer retreat for emperors. Your guide provides rich historical context, detailing how Emperor Kangxi discovered this serene haven during a hunting expedition. They navigate you through the intricacies of the palace's design, including its impressive ten-kilometer-long wall snaking along the mountain ridges—an architectural marvel that stands as the best-preserved imperial palace outside of Beijing. Throughout the tour, your guide ensures a deep understanding of Chengde Mountain Resort's significance, making your visit both informative and culturally immersive.

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And then move to Puning Temple. which means " Temple of Unervisal Peace". It is a  buddhist temple in Chengde. It was built in 1755 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty. It is near the Chengde Mountain Resort and alongside the equally famed Putuo Zongcheng Temple. Puning is one of the "Eight Outer Temples" of Chengde. As of 1994, the Chengde Mountain Resort and Chengde's Eight Outer Temples (including the Puning Temple) were established as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Today, the Puning Temple remains a site of tourist attraction and local festivities.

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After an insightful exploration of Chengde Mountain Resort guided by our knowledgeable local expert, your journey concludes with a comfortable return trip to your hotel in downtown Beijing. Throughout the day, your guide has not only provided detailed explanations of the site's historical and architectural significance but also facilitated a memorable experience with their expertise and personalized commentary. They ensure a smooth and enjoyable excursion, offering insights into Qing Dynasty history and culture that enhance your appreciation of this UNESCO World Heritage site. As you travel back to Beijing, reflecting on the day's discoveries, your guide remains on hand to answer any further questions, ensuring your journey ends on a high note of cultural enrichment and relaxation.

Optional Activities

Discover the splendor of Chengde's Mountain Resort on this unforgettable day trip from Beijing, where each moment invites you to explore imperial retreats and serene landscapes. In addition to the main attractions, this excursion offers optional activities designed to enrich your experience. Whether you're captivated by imperial history, fascinated by architectural marvels, or seeking to immerse yourself in natural beauty, each optional activity promises to enhance your journey. Join us as we uncover the best of Chengde's Mountain Resort, combining historical discovery, cultural immersion, and personalized experiences for an unforgettable day trip from Beijing.

Boating on Lake Sumeru

Boating on Lake Sumeru (Sumurujie) offers a serene and immersive experience within the tranquil setting of Chengde's Mountain Resort. Glide along the lake's crystal-clear waters aboard a leisurely boat ride, surrounded by picturesque pavilions and lush greenery. As you navigate the serene expanse, soak in the peaceful ambiance and marvel at the reflections of ancient pavilions mirrored in the water. This relaxing activity provides a perfect opportunity to unwind amidst the natural beauty of Chengde, offering moments of tranquility and a deeper appreciation for the historical and architectural splendor of the Mountain Resort.

Boating on Lake SumeruBoating on Lake Sumeru

Experience royal wine culture

Experience royal wine culture at Chengde's Mountain Resort, where you'll delve into the rich heritage of imperial wine-making traditions. Begin your journey with a visit to an eco-friendly wine-making workshop, where modern techniques blend seamlessly with historical practices. Learn about the meticulous process of fermenting and aging wines while exploring the sustainable methods employed in production. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings as you sample exquisite royal wines, gaining insights into their significance in imperial culture. This immersive experience offers a unique glimpse into Chengde's royal past and its enduring wine-making legacy.

Royal Wine CultureChengde Mountain Resort Royal Wine Culture

Chengde Mountain Resort's Tibetan Porcelain Art Exhibition

Discover the exquisite art of Tibetan porcelain at the Chengde Mountain Resort's Tibetan Porcelain Art Exhibition. This captivating display showcases a stunning collection of intricately crafted porcelain pieces, reflecting the rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions of Tibet. Marvel at the delicate designs, vibrant colors, and masterful craftsmanship that characterize each piece. The exhibition offers a unique opportunity to appreciate the fusion of Tibetan and Chinese artistic influences, set against the backdrop of the serene and historic Mountain Resort. This cultural experience provides a deeper understanding of the region's artistic legacy and its connection to the imperial history of Chengde.

Chengde Mountain Resort's Tibetan Porcelain Art ExhibitionChengde Mountain Resort's Tibetan Porcelain Art Exhibition

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1. Cozy Ride: Enjoy the comfort and spaciousness of our air-conditioned car, offering scenic views.
2. Bilingual Expert Guide: Benefit from a personalized experience with a guide fluent in your language, catering to your needs.
3. Entrance Fees: Access all attractions and activities mentioned in the itinerary without worrying about additional entrance fees.
4. Seamless Transfer: Enhance your experience with convenient hotel or train station pickup and drop-off service.
5. Connect Seamlessly: Stay connected with complimentary onboard WiFi, allowing you to share your experiences in real-time.
6. Complimentary Water: Receive a complimentary bottle of water for each person, keeping you refreshed throughout your journey.
7. Travel Agency Liability Insurance: Benefit from coverage under our travel agency liability insurance, providing added protection and peace of mind during your trip.

Price Excludes

1. Personal Expenses: This includes phone bills, laundry, additional tours, postage, and any entertainment fees not covered in the itinerary.
2. Meals: While meals are not included, our guide will recommend the best local food spots, giving you the chance to explore and choose based on your preferences. (Average cost per person for a regular meal at local eateries: 40RMB/6USD-80RMB/12USD)
3. Tips: Tips are not mandatory but are recommended for excellent service. If you feel satisfied with the service, you may consider leaving a tip.
4. Insurance: Insurance coverage for personal loss, illness, or damages incurred during your trip is not included.
5. Optional Activities: Any optional activities listed in the itinerary are not included in the tour fees, allowing you to choose and participate based on your preferences.

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