Your first stop is the sacred Ming Tombs – the imperial burial grounds of the Ming dynasty, where you will explore the Changling Tomb, the largest and best preserved of the 13 tombs.
During the day, you will stop for lunch at the Longdi Jade Factory, where you will also learn about the 5,000 year culture of Chinese jade. After lunch, you will visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall – a monumental feat of ancient Chinese engineering. Here, you will see the best preserved section of this face of the wall.
On the way back, pass by modern exteriors of the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube and finally, enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in the relaxing atmosphere of a tea house.