Private Day Trip to Chengde Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples from Beijing

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Join this private day tour to explore the most beautiful Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples in Chengde from Beijing. Chosen for its cooler climate and beautiful scenery, Chengde was used as an encampment by the Manchu emperors on their summer journey to the north. Accompanied by your own English speaking tour guide, spend time to discover the charms of the classical garden and explore the Eight Outer Temples which combined...
Join this private day tour to explore the most beautiful Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples in Chengde from Beijing. Chosen for its cooler climate and beautiful scenery, Chengde was used as an encampment by the Manchu emperors on their summer journey to the north. Accompanied by your own English speaking tour guide, spend time to discover the charms of the classical garden and explore the Eight Outer Temples which combined the architectural style of the Han-style temple, Tibetan monasteries, and Tibetan-Han style. This private tour includes entrance fee, local lunch, English speaking tour guide, private vehicle and hotel pickup and drop off.
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Pass By: Jinshanling Great Wall, Chengde Shi, Luanping County 068250 China

Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Beijing city center, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Chengde Summer Resort which takes about 3 hours.

On the way your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories about the Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery. 

You will driving pass by Jinshanling Great Wall, let your tour guide know if you want to stop for photos

Stop At: Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, North of Shuangqiao District, Chengde 067000 China

Upon arrival, you will first visit the Summer Resort. Chengde Summer Resort is a large complex of imperial palaces and gardens, because of its vast and rich collection of Chinese landscapes and architecture, the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Jinshanling Great Wall, Chengde Shi, Luanping County 068250 China

Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Beijing city center, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Chengde Summer Resort which takes about 3 hours.

On the way your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories about the Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery. 

You will driving pass by Jinshanling Great Wall, let your tour guide know if you want to stop for photos

Stop At: Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, North of Shuangqiao District, Chengde 067000 China

Upon arrival, you will first visit the Summer Resort. Chengde Summer Resort is a large complex of imperial palaces and gardens, because of its vast and rich collection of Chinese landscapes and architecture, the Summer Resort in many ways is a culmination of all the variety of gardens, pagodas, temples and palaces from various regions of China. It was built in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) for the royal families to spend the hot summer months and took about 90 years to construct. In 1994, together with Chengde Summer Resor, Eight Outer Temples was listed as world cultural heritage. 


Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Eight Outer Temples, Southeast of Summer Resort, Chengde 067400 China

Eight Outer Temples is the general name of eight Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in this area. Six temples are now open to tourists - Putuo Zongchengzhi Temple, Puning Temple, Xumi Fushouzhi Temple, Pule Temple, Anyuan Temple, and Puyou Temple. Each one has its own particular features and special appeal.

Stop At: Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple), North of Lion Ditch, Chengde 068450 China

Among 8 temples, you can choose 1-2 to visit. You can stroll around the Potala Palace, get to know its histories and stories.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Universal Peace (Puning si), North of Chengde Mountain Resort , Shangqiao District, Chengde 067000 China

Among 8 temples, you can choose 1-2 to visit. You can stroll around the Temple of Universal Peace, get to know its histories and stories.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing)
  • Private tour
  • Entrance Fee
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Universal Peace (Puning si)
  • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This private tour is about 9-10 hours, if you want to extend the tour please pay 30USD for each extra hour to your guide and driver.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.