Private Day Tour to Badaling Great Wall and Longqing Gorge Ice Lantern Festival

Plan your Beijing winter tour? Combine the Great Wall at Badaling Section and an excursion to Longqing Gorge Ice Lantern Festival is a Great Choice. A visit to the most famous section of the Great Wall at Badaling will accomplish your China Dream. Your private guide provides a personalized experience as you visit Badaling Great Wall, learn the history behind and marvel at the spectacular natural scenery that surrounds it and enjoy cable car ride. While Longqing Gorge Ice Lantern Festival provides a fantastic visual experience when illuminated at night. Over 400 ice sculptures, carved by both Chinese and foreign artists, are exhibited here. This private day tour includes tasty local lunch,  entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. Seasonal tour is offered January through end of February.

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8 to 9 hours


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  • What's included :
    • English Speaking tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch or dinner depending on your start time
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (For hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing City)
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Cable car round trip at the Great Wall
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Wall at Badaling
    • Entry/Admission - Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities to drivers and guides.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Great Wall at Badaling, Badaling, Yanqing District, Beijing 102112 China

    Following a pickup from your accommodation in Beijing city center at your selected time, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Badaling Great Wall. On the way to Badaling Great Wall, about a 1.5 hour drive, your professional tour guide will give you an explication of the Great Wall and the related Chinese history and culture on the way. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery on the way.

    The Badaling Great Wall is one of the most important part of the Great Wall, this Great Wall was attached with great military importance. An old Chinese saying tells the crucial position of Badaling: if one man guards the pass, ten thousand cannot get through. The highest point of Badaling Great Wall is Beibalou, approximately 1,015 m above sea level. Upon arrival, you will take the cable car up to the highest point where you can overlook the entire area and take some nice photos. You will spend 2 hours hiking on the Wall.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival, Gucheng Village, Beijing China

    After lunch at local Chinese restaurant, then heading to Longqing Gorge.

    The Longqing Gorge ice and snow festival starts from mid-January and runs until end-February. Over 400 ice sculptures, carved by both Chinese and foreign artists, are exhibited here. Each year has a different theme. When illuminated at night, these brilliant sculptures create a fantastic visual experience. The mountains around the gorge are also illuminated, a beautiful background for the winter wonderland in the middle basin. Besides the ice sculptures, there are fireworks ceremonies, folk dancing, and minority ethnic songs, all presented on the central stage. You can try their hand at ice-fishing, tobogganing, ice-slides, skating, or one of numerous other ice or snow sports. There is also a human-sized ice maze to get lost in. There is something on offer for all age groups, making for a thrilling excursion for the whole family.

    Afterwards, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 5th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 5th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P179

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