This full day private tour take you to explore the famous city, Chengde. Previously known as Jehol or Rehe, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated 180 km northeast of Beijing. It is best known as the site of the Mountain Resort, a vast royal garden and palace formerly used by the Qing emperors as summer residence since the weather temperature is cool during the summer there (average 24.5°C /76.1°F in July, and the annual mean is 9.11°C/48.4°F). This tour takes you to visit the UNESCO sites, the imperial garden and Tibatan temples. If you have an extra day in Beijing, and want to do something different, this day trip to Chengde surely can be a good fit for you.
Gasline, Parking and Toll fees
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Local food lunch
Professional private guide
Transport by private vehicle
What's Not Included
INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
CHILD: Age: 3 - 13
ADULT: Age: 14 - 99
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Please wear comfortable walking shoes
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Specialized infant seats are available
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle around 7:30 am, and then take you to famous ChengDe Mountain Resort (3 hours driving time) On the way, you can take a nap in air conditioning comfortable car, or enjoy the scenery along the way.
Admission Ticket Free
Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort
After arriving Chengde Mountain Resort (around 10:30am), you can visit the emperor's garden first (2 hours). It's the emperor's Summer Palace of the Qing Dynasty. It's the largest imperial garden in China (double size of Beijing’s Summer Palace), construction spanned nearly ninety years (beginning under Emperor Kangxi in 1703 and lasting through the greater part of Emperor Qianlong’s reign). The Imperial Summer Villa often used as a de facto second capital as Kangxi set a precedent followed by a succession of other Qing emperors. In 1994, the Imperial Summer Villa became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Admission Ticket Included
Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple)
After your authentic local food lunch, you will visit the largest temple in the outer eight temples, the little Potala Palace. It was built for Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama during their visit for Tibet. That is why the temple was built on the model of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. You will have couple of hours to visit this temple.
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