1-Day Side Trip to Chengde
– Beijing – Chengde One Day Tour
Trip Highlights – Attractions involved: Temple of Potaraka Doctrine, Chengde Mountain Summer Resort. If you have plenty time for your Beijing sightseeing, we suggest you taking a side trip to the areas around to explore more about China. Among the nearby cities around Beijing, the trip to Chengde is convenient and worth your visiting. As the transport hub of China, it is quick and easy for you to combine Chengde into your Beijing tour. Chengde is about 250 km away from Beijing. The newly completed Jingcheng Expressway has greatly shortened the drive time between the two cities to 3 hours. There is also one round trip train available daily in time.
Availability: Daily. Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 7:30am. Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 9:00pm. Duration: 1 day.
Tour Itinerary: (Lunch)
You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Chengde in the morning. After around 4 hours drive, you will arrive at the city of Chengde. After lunch, you will be arranged to visit Temple of Potaraka Doctrine(also called Little Potala Palace), built in 1767 and modeled after the Potala Monastery in Lhasa. Then, you will visit the Mountain Summer Resort, built between 1703 and 1792. This resort was the second political center of the Qing Imperial Court. Emperors and royal family members moved here to stay for a period in summer. And then, you will return to your hotel in Beijing.
Temple of Potaraka Doctrine
The Temple of Potaraka Doctrine is the largest temple of the Eight Outer Temples in Chengde City. The Temple of Potaraka Doctrine (Putuo Zongcheng Temple) of Chengde is a Qing Dynasty era Buddhist temple complex built between 1767 and 1771 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor…
Chengde Summer Palace, also called Hot River Palace, is located in the north of Chengde city, where is the emperors from China’s ancient Qing Dynasty spent their summers to escape the summer heat in Beijing. The residential area located on the…
|Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)|
|Group Size||Price / Traveler||
|10 travelers & above||USD85|
- Entrance fees and lunch as listed
- Private vehicle with an English speaking guide
- Accident Insurance
- Air fare and airport tax
- Personal expenses
- Tips for guide and driver
- Hotel fare