Private Full Day Tour to Chengde Summer Resort and Potala Palace from Beijing

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From $318.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance ticket

Gasline, Parking and Toll fees

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local food lunch

Professional private guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 13
  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 99

Additional Info

  • 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

Cancellation Policy

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.

3 hours • 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.

2 hours • 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.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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