This Private Tour Guranteed Departures Based on ≥2 Pax
Depart your Beijing hotel at 8:30 am, the private vehicle and driver transfer to Chengde; it will be about 3 hours driving. After lunch, visit Mountain Resort. After all program, check-in in the hotel and leisure in the evening by yourself.
Accommodation: 4 star hotel in Chengde
-- Mountain Resort : Situated in the northern part of Chengde, the Mountain Resort, also called the Temporary Imperial Dwelling Palace in Rehe, was built by the Emperors Kangxi and Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644 A.D-1911 A.D) for the sake of stabilizing the frontier region and maintaining the unity of multi-nationalities. This large resort is considered the most remarkable imperial garden still existing today in China.
Chengde Mountain Resort was the former out palace of Emperor Kang Xi and other Qing rulers of the time. The palace structures along with the temple built in the place show the different styles of architecture by various Chinese nationalities. The mountain resort possesses scenery featuring those of both north and south China.
Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit the Putuo Zongcheng Temple and Puning Temple. After the program, we will have lunch and drive back to Beijing. End of service!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
--Putuo Zongcheng Temple: Built in 1771, the Putuo Zongcheng Temple is a most resplendent and sweeping one. It covers an area of 220,000 square meters. And this temple was built in great similarity to Potala Palace in Lhasa Tibet in architectural style. That is why it is also called the lesser Potala Palace.
--Puning Temple (with its popular name Big Buddha Temple) is located in the north-west of Chengde city. The main attractions inside the temple are Bell and Drum Towers, Pavilions, Heaven King Palace (Tian Wang Dian) and the Daxiong Baodian. Built in 1755 A.D (QING Dynasty), the temple shows the respect of the Qing Dynasty to the Minorities. It is a most grandiose palace group. It is an architectural masterpiece of BAROQUE style .It has been placed on "a catalogue of world culture heritage" by UN in 1981.
The Service Include:
*Accommodation and meals outlined in the itinerary.
*Transfers among scenic spots & hotel as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English-speaking guide.
*Entrance fees for sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary.
*Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
*Arrangements for the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
* Except vehicle to Chengde from Beijing, you could also take normal K train from Beijing to Chengde, ti will take you about 6 hours on the train. and we could meet you at Chengde train station and star the travel.