Needless to say, Beijing has attracted some curious foreigners. Here we want to recommend some representative sightseeing to you during your one day Beijing tour.
Badaling Great Wall
With a long history, Badaling Great Wall was built in1505 and it is the most famous and best preserved section of the Great Wall. In ancient times, it was used as a defensive outpost of the Great Wall. There are lots of holes on the top of Badaling Great Wall built for the purpose of defense. Along the wall, there are many beacon towers that were used to transmit military message.
If you overlook the Great Wall, it looks like a giant dragon, with its way through a jumble of mountains. Badaling Great Wall is the witness of many dynasties rise and fall. Also, it is a collection of a lot of the wisdom of our ancestors
Buried 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty, it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in China. With long history and the high fame, Ming Tombs has become one of the key attractions in Beijing. The most representative mausoleum is Changling which is the tomb of Emperor Chengzu and his empress. Besides, Changling is the largest and most magnificent one of Ming Tombs.
New landmark of Beijing, the main Olympic Stadium is Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Both of them are more charming when the night comes. During the daytime, the Bird’s Nest is so concrete and the Water Cube looks lifeless. If you come here in the evening, things are a world of difference.
Itinerary of 1 day bus Beijing tour
First, pick you up to the Ming Tomb first. The viewing on the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour and finishes at about 10:45am. Before having lunch at 11:30am, Then, you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of Jade Carving Factory where blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.
Second, after having traditional Chinese lunch, we shall transfer to the famous Badaling Great Wall for excursion that will last about 2 hours.
Third, on the way back to your hotels, we will drive by the "Bird's Nest and Water Cube"---the main Olympic Stadium built for the 2008 Olympic Games. You could get an out view of them. End of this Beijing tour.
If you have any question, please contact us at any time. Wish you have a nice Beijing tour.