Private Tour to Shilinxia Glass Platform and 798 Art District with Cable Car

Plan your Beijing excursion to escape the bustle and hustle of city life? The Shilinxia Scenic Area is a good destination out of Beijing city to touch the unique stone and rock formations in a 6-km long valley or gorge. With the newly opened glass sightseeing platform which claimed to be the largest sightseeing platform in the world, to challenge yourself! Walking out on this UFO-shaped structure provides an experience and views not found anywhere else. While 798 is the biggest space for cultural, artistic, commercial activities, fashion show ect; This private full-day tour from Beijing ensures a personalized experience, including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, cable car round trip at Shilinxia, and Chinese lunch.

per adult from

$307

NZD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport in a comfort vehicle
    • Two ways cable car
    • Experienced English-speaking guide
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Shilingxia Scenic Area
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Shilingxia Scenic Area, No. 73, Diaowo Village, Huangsongyu town, Pinggu District, Beijing 101201 China

    Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up in your hotel's lobby, then heading to the Shilinxia Scenic area.The trip will take about 2 hours. On the way you will enjoy beautiful countryside and farmland view.

    Upon arrival at the Shilinxia Scenic area, spend 2-3 hours of exploring at the Scenic area and enjoy yourself without feeling like you are being rushed from one point to another. Take the cable car up to the mountain to overlook the amazing views, and hike about another 30 minutes to 1 hour to go up to the glass sightseeing platform.

    The glass sightseeing platform, billed as “Flying Disk/UFO”, opened to the public on April 30, 2016. The glass platform hangs 32.8 metres out from the cliff, 11 meters longer than the Grand Canyon Skywalk inside the Grand Canyon National Park in the United States.

    It is claimed to be the largest sightseeing platform in the world.The sightseeing platform is constructed with titanium alloys, which are widely utilized in aeronautical and space fields, but first time for daily life until today in China.The purpose of using titanium alloys to build this platform is to ensure the safety of all the visitors on the platform.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: 798 Art Zone, No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015 China

    After your adventure, you will stop at a local restaurant for a delicious Chinese lunch. 

    Then relax on the way back to Beijing, you will visit 798 art district. Located in the Dashanzi area, to the northeast of central Beijing, 798 Arts Zone is the site of state-owned factories in 1950s including Factory 798, originally produced electronics. Attracted by the Bauhaus Style buildings and convenient transportation in this tranquil area, artists began to gather to re-make the factory spaces, gradually developing them into galleries, art centers, artists' studios, design companies, restaurants, and bars. Accompanied by your friendly tour guide, you will walk around this huge area, and feast your eyes on the studios and design companies.

    Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • 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 :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P194

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